Friday, June 9, 2017
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Probable Pitchers: Jordan Zimmermann vs. Brian Johnson
The Detroit Tigers head to Fenway Park on Friday, June 9, 2017 to take on the Boston Red Sox. The expected starting pitchers are Jordan Zimmermann for the Tigers and Brian Johnson for the Red Sox.
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The odds for this matchup have Detroit at +149 and Boston at -159. The Tigers have a 31-25-2 over/under mark and a 29-29-0 run line record. The Red Sox are 30-28-0 against the run line and have a 27-29-2 over/under record.
Valuable Detroit Tigers Betting Trends
The Detroit Tigers are 31-25-2 against the over/under
The Detroit Tigers are 29-29-0 against the run line
Important Boston Red Sox Betting Trends
The Boston Red Sox are 27-29-2 against the over/under
The Boston Red Sox are 30-28-0 against the run line
Key Detroit Tigers Injuries
06/08/17 1B Miguel Cabrera Eye probable Thursday vs. Los Angeles Angels
06/07/17 C James McCann Undisclosed 10-day DL (5/26)
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 29-29 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Jordan Zimmermann has a 5-4 record with an earned run average of 5.98 and a WHIP of 1.56. He has 39 strikeouts over his 61.2 innings pitched and he's given up 77 hits. He allows 11.2 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 6.24. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.83 and they have given up 169 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .247 against the bullpen and they've struck out 165 hitters and walked 71 batters. As a team, Detroit allows 9.3 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.7 batters per nine innings. They are 21st in the league in team earned run average at 4.53. The Tigers pitchers collectively have given up 529 base hits and 257 earned runs. They have allowed 75 home runs this season, ranking them 10th in the league. Detroit as a pitching staff has walked 193 batters and struck out 437. They have walked 3.4 men per 9 innings while striking out 7.7 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.41 and their FIP as a unit is 4.51.
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As a team Detroit is hitting .250, good for 15th in the league. The Tigers hold a .428 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .332, which is good for 8th in baseball. They rank 18th in MLB with 8.4 hits per game. Miguel Cabrera is hitting .270 with an on-base percentage of .378. He has 44 hits this season in 163 at bats with 26 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .423 and an OPS+ of 119. Victor Martinez is hitting .268 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .347. He has totaled 51 hits and he has driven in 28 men in 190 at bats. His OPS+ is 102 while his slugging percentage is at .395. The Tigers have 488 hits, including 104 doubles and 73 home runs. Detroit has walked 225 times so far this season and they have struck out 492 times as a unit. They have left 396 men on base and have a team OPS of .760. They score 4.9 runs per contest and have scored a total of 284 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Boston has a 32-26 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 2.57, Brian Johnson has a 2-0 record and a 1.07 WHIP. He has 14 strikeouts over the 14 innings he's pitched. He's also given up 12 hits. He allows 7.7 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 3.56. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.09 and they have given up 145 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .225 against the Red Sox bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 183 batters and walked 54 opposing hitters. As a team, Boston allows 8.7 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.8 batters per nine innings. They are 5th in the league in team earned run average at 3.89. The Red Sox pitchers as a team have surrendered 500 base knocks and 223 earned runs this season. They have given up 71 home runs this year, which ranks 16th in Major League Baseball. Boston as a staff has walked 143 hitters and struck out 559 batters. They give up a walk 2.5 times per 9 innings while they strike out 9.8 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.25 while their FIP as a staff is 3.60.
As a team, they are batting .264, good for 6th in the league. The Red Sox hold a .410 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .335, which is good for 5th in baseball. They rank 9th in MLB with 9.0 hits per contest. Mitch Moreland comes into this matchup batting .265 with an OBP of .364. He has 50 hits this year along with 30 RBI in 189 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .460 with an OPS+ of 117. Mookie Betts is hitting .259 this season and he has an OBP of .336. He has collected 58 hits in 224 at bats while driving in 33 runs. He has an OPS+ of 107 and a slugging percentage of .455. The Red Sox as a unit have 520 base hits, including 107 doubles and 56 homers. Boston has walked 202 times this year and they have struck out on 392 occasions. They have had 390 men left on base and have an OPS of .746. They have scored 4.76 runs per game and totaled 276 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Tigers/Red Sox MLB game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Red Sox -159
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