Oakland Athletics at Detroit Tigers 9/19/2017 Free MLB Picks and Predictions
Tuesday, September 19, 2017
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Probable Pitchers: Daniel Gossett vs. Chad Bell
Comerica Park is the site of the matchup between the Oakland Athletics and the Detroit Tigers on Tuesday, September 19, 2017. The probable starting pitchers are Daniel Gossett for the Athletics and Chad Bell for the Tigers.
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Oakland opens at -114 while Detroit opens at +104. The Athletics have a 80-65-4 over/under record and a 79-70-0 run line mark. The Tigers are 68-81-0 against the run line and have a 80-63-6 over/under record.
Valuable Oakland Athletics Betting Trends
The Oakland Athletics are 80-65-4 against the over/under
The Oakland Athletics are 79-70-0 against the run line
Important Detroit Tigers Betting Trends
The Detroit Tigers are 80-63-6 against the over/under
The Detroit Tigers are 68-81-0 against the run line
Key Oakland Athletics Injuries
09/14/17 LF Khris Davis Paternity List out indefinitely
08/26/17 P Paul Blackburn Wrist 60-day DL (08/23)
07/02/17 CF Dustin Fowler Knee 60-day DL (06/30)
06/10/17 P Andrew Triggs Hip 60-day DL (06/10)
05/28/17 P Bobby Wahl Shoulder 60-day DL (05/24)
04/01/17 P Chris Bassitt Elbow 60-day DL (03/30)
Key Detroit Tigers Injuries
09/17/17 1B Miguel Cabrera Back "?" Monday vs. Oakland Athletics
09/11/17 P Jordan Zimmermann Neck "?" for next scheduled start
09/04/17 DH Victor Martinez Heart 60-day DL (09/03)
09/02/17 P Michael Fulmer Elbow out indefinitely
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Athletics have a 66-83 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Daniel Gossett has a 4-9 record with an earned run average of 5.02 and a WHIP of 1.50. He has 65 strikeouts over his 80.2 innings pitched and he's given up 96 hits. He allows 10.7 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 4.73. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.65 and they have given up 481 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .245 against the bullpen and they've struck out 484 hitters and walked 189 batters. As a team, Oakland allows 9.1 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.6 batters per nine innings. They are 23rd in the league in team earned run average at 4.76. The Athletics pitchers collectively have given up 1,335 base hits and 696 earned runs. They have allowed 193 home runs this season, ranking them 12th in the league. Oakland as a pitching staff has walked 464 batters and struck out 1,108. They have walked 3.2 men per 9 innings while striking out 7.6 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.37 and their FIP as a unit is 4.57.
As a team Oakland is hitting .245, good for 25th in the league. The Athletics hold a .436 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .320, which is good for 19th in baseball. They rank 25th in MLB with 8.3 hits per game. Jed Lowrie is hitting .276 with an on-base percentage of .357. He has 144 hits this season in 522 at bats with 56 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .448 and an OPS+ of 116. Khris Davis is hitting .240 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .331. He has totaled 125 hits and he has driven in 102 men in 520 at bats. His OPS+ is 125 while his slugging percentage is at .519. The Athletics have 1,232 hits, including 280 doubles and 217 home runs. Oakland has walked 531 times so far this season and they have struck out 1,394 times as a unit. They have left 991 men on base and have a team OPS of .756. They score 4.56 runs per contest and have scored a total of 680 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Detroit has a 62-87 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 6.42, Chad Bell has a 0-3 record and a 1.77 WHIP. He has 48 strikeouts over the 54.2 innings he's pitched. He's also given up 71 hits. He allows 11.7 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 5.37. The bullpen has an earned run average of 5.44 and they have given up 529 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .277 against the Tigers bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 424 batters and walked 213 opposing hitters. As a team, Detroit allows 10 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.6 batters per nine innings. They are 30th in the league in team earned run average at 5.27. The Tigers pitchers as a team have surrendered 1,457 base knocks and 766 earned runs this season. They have given up 202 home runs this year, which ranks 9th in Major League Baseball. Detroit as a staff has walked 488 hitters and struck out 1,104 batters. They give up a walk 3.4 times per 9 innings while they strike out 7.6 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.49 while their FIP as a staff is 4.73.
As a team, they are batting .260, good for 10th in the league. The Tigers hold a .429 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .327, which is good for 13th in baseball. They rank 10th in MLB with 8.9 hits per contest. Ian Kinsler comes into this matchup batting .234 with an OBP of .312. He has 120 hits this year along with 44 RBI in 512 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .396 with an OPS+ of 86. Nicholas Castellanos is hitting .266 this season and he has an OBP of .317. He has collected 150 hits in 563 at bats while driving in 92 runs. He has an OPS+ of 107 and a slugging percentage of .481. The Tigers as a unit have 1,329 base hits, including 270 doubles and 176 homers. Detroit has walked 471 times this year and they have struck out on 1,212 occasions. They have had 1,022 men left on base and have an OPS of .756. They have scored 4.66 runs per game and totaled 694 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Athletics/Tigers MLB game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Tigers +104
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