Saturday, June 17, 2017
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Probable Pitchers: Chris Archer vs. Michael Fulmer
Comerica Park is the site of the matchup between the Tampa Bay Rays and the Detroit Tigers on Saturday, June 17, 2017. The probable starting pitchers are Chris Archer for the Rays and Michael Fulmer for the Tigers.
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Tampa Bay opens at -103 while Detroit opens at -107. The Rays have a 41-28-0 over/under record and a 37-32-0 run line mark. The Tigers are 32-33-0 against the run line and have a 35-28-2 over/under record.
Valuable Tampa Bay Rays Betting Trends
The Tampa Bay Rays are 41-28-0 against the over/under
The Tampa Bay Rays are 37-32-0 against the run line
Important Detroit Tigers Betting Trends
The Detroit Tigers are 35-28-2 against the over/under
The Detroit Tigers are 32-33-0 against the run line
Key Tampa Bay Rays Injuries
06/16/17 2B Tim Beckham Knee is upgraded to probable Friday vs. Detroit Tigers
06/13/17 P Matt Andriese Hip 10-day DL (06/11)
06/09/17 CF Kevin Kiermaier Hip 10-day DL (06/09)
06/09/17 LF Rickie Weeks Jr. Shoulder 10-day DL (06/09)
06/07/17 SS Brad Miller Groin 10-day DL (06/07)
06/01/17 P Diego Moreno Shoulder 10-day DL (05/22)
06/01/17 P Kevin Gadea Elbow 60-day DL (03/26)
06/01/17 3B Matt Duffy Achilles 60-day DL (04/02)
06/01/17 P Shawn Tolleson Elbow 60-day DL (04/01)
05/18/17 P Xavier Cedeno Forearm 60-day DL (04/18)
04/03/17 P Brad Boxberger Side 60-day DL (04/02)
04/01/17 P Nathan Eovaldi Elbow 60-day DL (03/10)
04/01/17 C Wilson Ramos Knee 60-day DL (04/01)
Key Detroit Tigers Injuries
06/16/17 DH Victor Martinez Illness left last game, "?" Friday vs. Tampa Bay Rays
06/15/17 1B Miguel Cabrera Back "?" Friday vs. Tampa Bay Rays
06/14/17 P Michael Fulmer Shoulder probable for next scheduled start Saturday vs. Tampa Bay Rays
05/12/17 RF Jim Adduci Oblique 10-day DL (05/11)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Rays have a 35-34 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Chris Archer has a 4-4 record with an earned run average of 3.80 and a WHIP of 1.18. He has 114 strikeouts over his 92.1 innings pitched and he's given up 79 hits. He allows 7.7 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 2.86. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.21 and they have given up 216 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .242 against the bullpen and they've struck out 196 hitters and walked 94 batters. As a team, Tampa Bay allows 8.6 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.1 batters per nine innings. They are 7th in the league in team earned run average at 4.03. The Rays pitchers collectively have given up 592 base hits and 277 earned runs. They have allowed 75 home runs this season, ranking them 22nd in the league. Tampa Bay as a pitching staff has walked 225 batters and struck out 554. They have walked 3.3 men per 9 innings while striking out 8.1 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.32 and their FIP as a unit is 4.10.
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As a team Tampa Bay is hitting .253, good for 15th in the league. The Rays hold a .442 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .327, which is good for 12th in baseball. They rank 14th in MLB with 8.7 hits per game. Logan Morrison is hitting .244 with an on-base percentage of .349. He has 54 hits this season in 221 at bats with 44 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .557 and an OPS+ of 143. Corey Dickerson is hitting .332 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .369. He has totaled 88 hits and he has driven in 34 men in 265 at bats. His OPS+ is 160 while his slugging percentage is at .600. The Rays have 601 hits, including 107 doubles and 104 home runs. Tampa Bay has walked 255 times so far this season and they have struck out 695 times as a unit. They have left 499 men on base and have a team OPS of .769. They score 4.74 runs per contest and have scored a total of 327 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Detroit has a 31-34 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 3.40, Michael Fulmer has a 6-4 record and a 1.16 WHIP. He has 60 strikeouts over the 79.1 innings he's pitched. He's also given up 76 hits. He allows 8.6 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 3.03. The bullpen has an earned run average of 5.16 and they have given up 203 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .260 against the Tigers bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 183 batters and walked 86 opposing hitters. As a team, Detroit allows 9.6 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 4.71. The Tigers pitchers as a team have surrendered 611 base knocks and 299 earned runs this season. They have given up 81 home runs this year, which ranks 14th in Major League Baseball. Detroit as a staff has walked 223 hitters and struck out 484 batters. They give up a walk 3.5 times per 9 innings while they strike out 7.6 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.46 while their FIP as a staff is 4.56.
As a team, they are batting .255, good for 13th in the league. The Tigers hold a .430 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .332, which is good for 9th in baseball. They rank 15th in MLB with 8.7 hits per contest. Victor Martinez comes into this matchup batting .261 with an OBP of .337. He has 57 hits this year along with 29 RBI in 218 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .376 with an OPS+ of 93. Miguel Cabrera is hitting .280 this season and he has an OBP of .378. He has collected 54 hits in 193 at bats while driving in 31 runs. He has an OPS+ of 122 and a slugging percentage of .446. The Tigers as a unit have 564 base hits, including 122 doubles and 80 homers. Detroit has walked 238 times this year and they have struck out on 549 occasions. They have had 452 men left on base and have an OPS of .762. They have scored 4.83 runs per game and totaled 314 runs this season.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take the Rays -103 and under 2 total runs
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