Thursday, May 11, 2017
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Probable Pitchers: Michael Fulmer vs. J.C. Ramirez
The Detroit Tigers head to Angel Stadium on Thursday, May 11, 2017 to take on the Los Angeles Angels. The expected starting pitchers are Michael Fulmer for the Tigers and J.C. Ramirez for the Angels.
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The odds for this matchup have Detroit at +111 and Los Angeles at -121. The Tigers have a 19-11-1 over/under mark and a 16-15-0 run line record. The Angels are 17-16-0 against the run line and have a 15-18-0 over/under record.
Valuable Detroit Tigers Betting Trends
The Detroit Tigers are 19-11-1 against the over/under
The Detroit Tigers are 16-15-0 against the run line
Important Los Angeles Angels Betting Trends
The Los Angeles Angels are 15-18-0 against the over/under
The Los Angeles Angels are 17-16-0 against the run line
Key Detroit Tigers Injuries
05/10/17 DH Victor Martinez None is not expected to be in the starting lineup Wednesday vs. Arizona Diamondbacks
05/09/17 2B Ian Kinsler Hamstring "?" Wednesday vs. Arizona Diamondbacks
04/01/17 RF J.D. Martinez Foot 10-day DL (3/30)
Key Los Angeles Angels Injuries
05/09/17 CF Mike Trout Hamstring "?" Wednesday vs. Oakland Athletics
05/05/17 P Ricky Nolasco Calf probable next start
05/01/17 1B C.J. Cron Foot 10-day DL (4/29)
04/29/17 P Tyler Skaggs Side 10-day DL (4/29)
04/23/17 P Cam Bedrosia Groin 10-day DL (4/22)
04/22/17 P Garrett Richards Bicep 60-day DL (4/06)
04/17/17 P Huston Street Trapezius 60-day DL (3/30)
04/15/17 P Andrew Bailey Shoulder 10-day DL (4/10)
04/15/17 P Andrew Heaney Elbow 60-day DL (3/30)
04/15/17 P Nick Tropeano Elbow 60-day DL (4/01)
04/15/17 P Vicente Campos Forearm 10-day DL (3/30)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Tigers have a 16-15 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Michael Fulmer has a 3-1 record with an earned run average of 2.77 and a WHIP of 1.05. He has 35 strikeouts over his 39 innings pitched and he's given up 30 hits. He allows 6.9 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 3.63. The bullpen has an earned run average of 6.13 and they have given up 103 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .270 against the bullpen and they've struck out 99 hitters and walked 46 batters. As a team, Detroit allows 9.2 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.1 batters per nine innings. They are 27th in the league in team earned run average at 4.77. The Tigers pitchers collectively have given up 281 base hits and 145 earned runs. They have allowed 38 home runs this season, ranking them 15th in the league. Detroit as a pitching staff has walked 120 batters and struck out 246. They have walked 3.9 men per 9 innings while striking out 8.1 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.47 and their FIP as a unit is 4.46.
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As a team Detroit is hitting .248, good for 15th in the league. The Tigers hold a .418 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .331, which is good for 11th in baseball. They rank 16th in MLB with 8.4 hits per game. Justin Upton is hitting .263 with an on-base percentage of .386. He has 25 hits this season in 95 at bats with 16 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .505 and an OPS+ of 150. Nicholas Castellanos is hitting .254 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .326. He has totaled 32 hits and he has driven in 21 men in 126 at bats. His OPS+ is 118 while his slugging percentage is at .452. The Tigers have 259 hits, including 54 doubles and 35 home runs. Detroit has walked 122 times so far this season and they have struck out 266 times as a unit. They have left 210 men on base and have a team OPS of .749. They score 5.06 runs per contest and have scored a total of 157 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Los Angeles has a 17-18 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 3.74, J.C. Ramirez has a 3-2 record and a 1.25 WHIP. He has 33 strikeouts over the 33.2 innings he's pitched. He's also given up 31 hits. He allows 8.3 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 3.28. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.19 and they have given up 107 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .231 against the Angels bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 129 batters and walked 32 opposing hitters. As a team, Los Angeles allows 8.2 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.8 batters per nine innings. They are 16th in the league in team earned run average at 4.22. The Angels pitchers as a team have surrendered 287 base knocks and 148 earned runs this season. They have given up 51 home runs this year, which ranks 1st in Major League Baseball. Los Angeles as a staff has walked 103 hitters and struck out 308 batters. They give up a walk 2.9 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8.8 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.23 while their FIP as a staff is 4.23.
As a team, they are batting .239, good for 20th in the league. The Angels hold a .369 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .306, which is good for 23rd in baseball. They rank 19th in MLB with 8.2 hits per contest. Mike Trout comes into this matchup batting .355 with an OBP of .446. He has 39 hits this year along with 21 RBI in 110 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .700 with an OPS+ of 221. Yunel Escobar is hitting .264 this season and he has an OBP of .312. He has collected 38 hits in 144 at bats while driving in 16 runs. He has an OPS+ of 104 and a slugging percentage of .410. The Angels as a unit have 286 base hits, including 48 doubles and 34 homers. Los Angeles has walked 102 times this year and they have struck out on 270 occasions. They have had 234 men left on base and have an OPS of .675. They have scored 3.86 runs per game and totaled 135 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Tigers/Angels MLB game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Tigers +111
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