Tuesday, May 9, 2017
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Probable Pitchers: Justin Verlander vs. Robbie Ray
The Detroit Tigers head to Chase Field on Tuesday, May 9, 2017 to take on the Arizona Diamondbacks. The expected starting pitchers are Justin Verlander for the Tigers and Robbie Ray for the Diamondbacks.
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The odds for this matchup have Detroit at +100 and Arizona at -110. The Tigers have a 18-11-1 over/under mark and a 15-15-0 run line record. The Diamondbacks are 18-15-0 against the run line and have a 15-17-1 over/under record.
Valuable Detroit Tigers Betting Trends
The Detroit Tigers are 18-11-1 against the over/under
The Detroit Tigers are 15-15-0 against the run line
Important Arizona Diamondbacks Betting Trends
The Arizona Diamondbacks are 15-17-1 against the over/under
The Arizona Diamondbacks are 18-15-0 against the run line
Key Detroit Tigers Injuries
05/08/17 DH Victor Martinez None is not expected to be in the starting lineup Tuesday vs. Arizona Diamondbacks
05/07/17 2B Ian Kinsler Hamstring "?" Tuesday vs. Arizona
04/01/17 RF J.D. Martinez Foot 10-day DL (3/30)
Key Arizona Diamondbacks Injuries
04/24/17 P Shelby Miller Elbow 60-day DL (4/22)
04/01/17 P Jake Barrett Shoulder 10-day DL (3/31)
03/31/17 CF Socrates Brito Finger 60-day DL (3/28)
03/31/17 P Steve Hathaway Shoulder 60-day DL (3/31)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Tigers have a 15-15 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Justin Verlander has a 2-2 record with an earned run average of 4.21 and a WHIP of 1.35. He has 35 strikeouts over his 36.1 innings pitched and he's given up 32 hits. He allows 7.9 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 3.55. The bullpen has an earned run average of 6.33 and they have given up 102 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .275 against the bullpen and they've struck out 96 hitters and walked 45 batters. As a team, Detroit allows 9.3 hits per nine innings while striking out 8 batters per nine innings. They are 30th in the league in team earned run average at 4.83. The Tigers pitchers collectively have given up 273 base hits and 142 earned runs. They have allowed 38 home runs this season, ranking them 13th in the league. Detroit as a pitching staff has walked 116 batters and struck out 236. They have walked 3.9 men per 9 innings while striking out 8 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.47 and their FIP as a unit is 4.52.
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As a team Detroit is hitting .249, good for 15th in the league. The Tigers hold a .417 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .329, which is good for 11th in baseball. They rank 16th in MLB with 8.4 hits per game. Justin Upton is hitting .264 with an on-base percentage of .385. He has 24 hits this season in 91 at bats with 15 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .484 and an OPS+ of 145. Nicholas Castellanos is hitting .252 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .316. He has totaled 31 hits and he has driven in 19 men in 123 at bats. His OPS+ is 116 while his slugging percentage is at .455. The Tigers have 251 hits, including 53 doubles and 33 home runs. Detroit has walked 115 times so far this season and they have struck out 254 times as a unit. They have left 203 men on base and have a team OPS of .746. They score 5 runs per contest and have scored a total of 150 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Arizona has a 18-15 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 3.47, Robbie Ray has a 2-2 record and a 1.27 WHIP. He has 49 strikeouts over the 36.1 innings he's pitched. He's also given up 28 hits. He allows 6.9 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 3.22. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.29 and they have given up 95 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .244 against the Diamondbacks bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 106 batters and walked 34 opposing hitters. As a team, Arizona allows 8.6 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.4 batters per nine innings. They are 11th in the league in team earned run average at 3.87. The Diamondbacks pitchers as a team have surrendered 277 base knocks and 125 earned runs this season. They have given up 34 home runs this year, which ranks 19th in Major League Baseball. Arizona as a staff has walked 105 hitters and struck out 303 batters. They give up a walk 3.2 times per 9 innings while they strike out 9.4 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.31 while their FIP as a staff is 3.58.
As a team, they are batting .256, good for 9th in the league. The Diamondbacks hold a .424 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .324, which is good for 13th in baseball. They rank 10th in MLB with 8.8 hits per contest. Yasmany Tomas comes into this matchup batting .263 with an OBP of .315. He has 26 hits this year along with 20 RBI in 99 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .515 with an OPS+ of 108. Paul Goldschmidt is hitting .316 this season and he has an OBP of .451. He has collected 36 hits in 114 at bats while driving in 26 runs. He has an OPS+ of 159 and a slugging percentage of .561. The Diamondbacks as a unit have 290 base hits, including 54 doubles and 39 homers. Arizona has walked 106 times this year and they have struck out on 304 occasions. They have had 227 men left on base and have an OPS of .748. They have scored 4.82 runs per game and totaled 159 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Tigers/Diamondbacks MLB game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Tigers +100
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