Saturday, June 10, 2017
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Probable Pitchers: Justin Verlander vs. Chris Sale
The Detroit Tigers visit Fenway Park on Saturday, June 10, 2017 to play the Boston Red Sox. The probable starters are Justin Verlander for the Tigers and Chris Sale for the Red Sox.
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The opening line for this matchup has Detroit at +161 and Boston at -171. The Tigers have a 32-25-2 over/under record and a 29-30-0 run line mark. The Red Sox are 30-29-0 against the run line and have a 28-29-2 over/under record.
Valuable Detroit Tigers Betting Trends
The Detroit Tigers are 32-25-2 against the over/under
The Detroit Tigers are 29-30-0 against the run line
Important Boston Red Sox Betting Trends
The Boston Red Sox are 28-29-2 against the over/under
The Boston Red Sox are 30-29-0 against the run line
Key Detroit Tigers Injuries
06/07/17 C James McCann Hand 10-day DL (5/26); expected to be activated Friday vs. Boston Red Sox
06/04/17 P Justin Verlander Groin left last game, "?" for next scheduled start
05/12/17 RF Jim Adduci Oblique 10-day DL (05/11)
Key Boston Red Sox Injuries
06/02/17 P Eduardo Rodriguez Knee 10-day DL (06/02)
06/02/17 P Robbie Ross Jr. Elbow 10-day DL (05/19)
05/29/17 2B Dustin Pedroia Wrist 10-day DL (05/30)
05/28/17 SS Marco Hernandez Shoulder 60-day DL (05/04)
05/28/17 LF Brock Holt Vertigo 10-day DL (04/21)
05/28/17 P Carson Smith Elbow 60-day DL (04/01)
05/28/17 P Roenis Elias Oblique 10-day DL (04/01)
05/28/17 P Steven Wright Knee 60-day DL (04/30)
05/28/17 P Tyler Thornburg Shoulder 60-day DL (04/01)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Tigers have a 29-30 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Justin Verlander has a 4-4 record with an earned run average of 4.63 and a WHIP of 1.46. He has 66 strikeouts over his 70 innings pitched and he's given up 69 hits. He allows 8.9 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 4.54. The bullpen has an earned run average of 5.00 and they have given up 175 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .249 against the bullpen and they've struck out 165 hitters and walked 74 batters. As a team, Detroit allows 9.4 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.6 batters per nine innings. They are 25th in the league in team earned run average at 4.64. The Tigers pitchers collectively have given up 544 base hits and 268 earned runs. They have allowed 75 home runs this season, ranking them 12th in the league. Detroit as a pitching staff has walked 196 batters and struck out 438. They have walked 3.4 men per 9 innings while striking out 7.6 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.42 and their FIP as a unit is 4.51.
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As a team Detroit is hitting .252, good for 14th in the league. The Tigers hold a .431 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .333, which is good for 7th in baseball. They rank 16th in MLB with 8.5 hits per game. Miguel Cabrera is hitting .271 with an on-base percentage of .381. He has 45 hits this season in 166 at bats with 27 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .422 and an OPS+ of 119. Victor Martinez is hitting .267 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .344. He has totaled 52 hits and he has driven in 28 men in 195 at bats. His OPS+ is 101 while his slugging percentage is at .395. The Tigers have 503 hits, including 109 doubles and 74 home runs. Detroit has walked 227 times so far this season and they have struck out 503 times as a unit. They have left 407 men on base and have a team OPS of .764. They score 4.88 runs per contest and have scored a total of 288 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Boston has a 32-27 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 2.89, Chris Sale has a 7-2 record and a 0.93 WHIP. He has 119 strikeouts over the 84 innings he's pitched. He's also given up 61 hits. He allows 6.5 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 1.85. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.19 and they have given up 150 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .228 against the Red Sox bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 185 batters and walked 55 opposing hitters. As a team, Boston allows 8.8 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.7 batters per nine innings. They are 7th in the league in team earned run average at 3.99. The Red Sox pitchers as a team have surrendered 513 base knocks and 232 earned runs this season. They have given up 74 home runs this year, which ranks 13th in Major League Baseball. Boston as a staff has walked 148 hitters and struck out 565 batters. They give up a walk 2.5 times per 9 innings while they strike out 9.7 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.26 while their FIP as a staff is 3.69.
As a team, they are batting .262, good for 8th in the league. The Red Sox hold a .406 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .334, which is good for 6th in baseball. They rank 10th in MLB with 8.9 hits per contest. Mitch Moreland comes into this matchup batting .266 with an OBP of .366. He has 51 hits this year along with 30 RBI in 192 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .458 with an OPS+ of 117. Mookie Betts is hitting .259 this season and he has an OBP of .335. He has collected 59 hits in 228 at bats while driving in 33 runs. He has an OPS+ of 106 and a slugging percentage of .452. The Red Sox as a unit have 524 base hits, including 107 doubles and 56 homers. Boston has walked 206 times this year and they have struck out on 404 occasions. They have had 397 men left on base and have an OPS of .740. They have scored 4.69 runs per game and totaled 277 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Tigers/Red Sox MLB game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Tigers +161
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