Saturday, May 13, 2017
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Probable Pitchers: Daniel Norris vs. Ricky Nolasco
The Detroit Tigers head to Angel Stadium on Saturday, May 13, 2017 to take on the Los Angeles Angels. The expected starting pitchers are Daniel Norris for the Tigers and Ricky Nolasco for the Angels.
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The odds for this matchup have Detroit at +122 and Los Angeles at -132. The Tigers have a 20-12-1 over/under mark and a 17-16-0 run line record. The Angels are 18-17-0 against the run line and have a 16-19-0 over/under record.
Valuable Detroit Tigers Betting Trends
The Detroit Tigers are 20-12-1 against the over/under
The Detroit Tigers are 17-16-0 against the run line
Important Los Angeles Angels Betting Trends
The Los Angeles Angels are 16-19-0 against the over/under
The Los Angeles Angels are 18-17-0 against the run line
Key Detroit Tigers Injuries
05/12/17 RF Jim Adduci Oblique 10-day DL (5/11)
05/12/17 RF J.D. Martinez Foot 10-day DL (3/30); expected to be activated Friday vs. Los Angeles Angels
Key Los Angeles Angels Injuries
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 17-16 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Daniel Norris has a 2-2 record with an earned run average of 4.55 and a WHIP of 1.77. He has 27 strikeouts over his 31.2 innings pitched and he's given up 39 hits. He allows 11.1 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 3.75. The bullpen has an earned run average of 6.15 and they have given up 107 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .268 against the bullpen and they've struck out 102 hitters and walked 48 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 4.71. The Tigers pitchers collectively have given up 296 base hits and 152 earned runs. They have allowed 41 home runs this season, ranking them 12th in the league. Detroit as a pitching staff has walked 127 batters and struck out 262. They have walked 3.9 men per 9 innings while striking out 8.1 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.46 and their FIP as a unit is 4.49.
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As a team Detroit is hitting .248, good for 15th in the league. The Tigers hold a .415 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .329, which is good for 10th in baseball. They rank 17th in MLB with 8.3 hits per game. Justin Upton is hitting .262 with an on-base percentage of .377. He has 27 hits this season in 103 at bats with 19 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .515 and an OPS+ of 149. Nicholas Castellanos is hitting .248 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .322. He has totaled 33 hits and he has driven in 21 men in 133 at bats. His OPS+ is 112 while his slugging percentage is at .436. The Tigers have 275 hits, including 56 doubles and 37 home runs. Detroit has walked 127 times so far this season and they have struck out 283 times as a unit. They have left 219 men on base and have a team OPS of .743. They score 5 runs per contest and have scored a total of 165 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Los Angeles has a 17-20 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 4.31, Ricky Nolasco has a 2-2 record and a 1.26 WHIP. He has 37 strikeouts over the 39.2 innings he's pitched. He's also given up 43 hits. He allows 9.8 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 5.29. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.26 and they have given up 112 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .234 against the Angels bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 135 batters and walked 38 opposing hitters. As a team, Los Angeles allows 8.2 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.7 batters per nine innings. They are 18th in the league in team earned run average at 4.27. The Angels pitchers as a team have surrendered 303 base knocks and 158 earned runs this season. They have given up 54 home runs this year, which ranks 1st in Major League Baseball. Los Angeles as a staff has walked 112 hitters and struck out 323 batters. They give up a walk 3 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8.7 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.25 while their FIP as a staff is 4.30.
As a team, they are batting .233, good for 23rd in the league. The Angels hold a .360 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .301, which is good for 24th in baseball. They rank 22nd in MLB with 7.9 hits per contest. Mike Trout comes into this matchup batting .342 with an OBP of .433. He has 39 hits this year along with 21 RBI in 114 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .675 with an OPS+ of 210. Yunel Escobar is hitting .272 this season and he has an OBP of .321. He has collected 41 hits in 151 at bats while driving in 17 runs. He has an OPS+ of 108 and a slugging percentage of .417. The Angels as a unit have 294 base hits, including 51 doubles and 34 homers. Los Angeles has walked 107 times this year and they have struck out on 286 occasions. They have had 247 men left on base and have an OPS of .660. They have scored 3.7 runs per game and totaled 137 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Tigers/Angels MLB game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Tigers +122
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