Detroit Tigers at Baltimore Orioles 4/27/2018 Free MLB Picks and Predictions
Friday, April 27, 2018
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Probable Pitchers: Mike Fiers vs. Chris Tillman
Oriole Park is the site of the matchup between the Detroit Tigers and the Baltimore Orioles on Friday, April 27, 2018. The probable starting pitchers are Mike Fiers for the Tigers and Chris Tillman for the Orioles.
Detroit opens at +112 while Baltimore opens at -122. The Tigers have a 11-11-0 over/under record and a 11-11-0 run line mark. The Orioles are 8-16-0 against the run line and have a 11-13-0 over/under record.
Valuable Detroit Tigers Betting Trends
The Detroit Tigers are 11-11-0 against the over/under
The Detroit Tigers are 11-11-0 against the run line
Important Baltimore Orioles Betting Trends
The Baltimore Orioles are 11-13-0 against the over/under
The Baltimore Orioles are 8-16-0 against the run line
Key Detroit Tigers Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key Baltimore Orioles Injuries
04/26/18 SS Tim Beckham Groin 10-day DL (04/24)
04/25/18 P Gabriel Ynoa Shin 60-day DL (03/26)
04/14/18 2B Jonathan Schoop Side 10-day DL (04/14)
04/07/18 LF Colby Rasmus Hip 10-day DL (04/07)
03/29/18 DH Mark Trumbo Quad 10-day DL (03/26)
03/26/18 P Zach Britton Achilles 60-day DL (02/15)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Tigers have a 10-12 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Mike Fiers has a 2-1 record with an earned run average of 3.71 and a WHIP of 1.41 this year. He has 10 strikeouts over his 17 innings pitched and he's given up 21 hits. He's allowed 11.1 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 4.25. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.52 and they have given up 88 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .261 against the bullpen and they've struck out 76 hitters and walked 39 batters. As a team, Detroit allows 9.1 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.4 batters per nine innings. They are 19th in the league in team earned run average at 4.3. The Tigers pitchers collectively have given up 201 base hits and 95 earned runs. They have allowed 25 home runs this season, ranking them 13th in the league. Detroit as a pitching staff has walked 76 batters and struck out 163. They have walked 3.4 men per 9 innings while striking out 7.4 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.39 and their FIP as a unit is 4.42.
As a team Detroit is hitting .258, good for 7th in the league. The Tigers hold a .422 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .322, which is good for 13th in baseball. They rank 6th in MLB with 9.1 hits per game. Nicholas Castellanos is hitting .333 with an on-base percentage of .388. He has 30 hits this season in 90 at bats with 16 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .500 and an OPS+ of 141. Miguel Cabrera is hitting .329 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .416. He has totaled 25 hits and he has driven in 16 men in 76 at bats. His OPS+ is 152 while his slugging percentage is at .513. The Tigers have 200 hits, including 51 doubles and 20 home runs. Detroit has walked 68 times so far this season and they have struck out 165 times as a unit. They have left 156 men on base and have a team OPS of .744. They score 5 runs per contest and have scored a total of 110 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Baltimore has a 6-18 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 9.87, Chris Tillman has a 0-4 record and a 2.37 WHIP this season. He has 8 strikeouts over the 17.1 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 30 hits. He allows 15.6 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 8.1. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.57 and they have given up 87 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .250 against the Orioles bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 81 batters and walked 41 opposing hitters. As a team, Baltimore allows 10 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.1 batters per nine innings. They are 25th in the league in team earned run average at 4.96. The Orioles pitchers as a team have surrendered 240 base knocks and 119 earned runs this season. They have given up 34 home runs this year, which ranks 3rd in Major League Baseball. Baltimore as a staff has walked 86 hitters and struck out 194 batters. They give up a walk 3.6 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8.1 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.51 while their FIP as a staff is 4.82.
As a team, they are batting .213, good for 30th in the league. The Orioles hold a .355 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .281, which is good for 30th in baseball. They rank 30th in MLB with 7.3 hits per contest. Manny Machado comes into this matchup batting .344 with an OBP of .430. He has 32 hits this year along with 17 RBI in 93 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .677 with an OPS+ of 207. Adam Jones is hitting .250 this season and he has an OBP of .260. He has collected 25 hits in 100 at bats while driving in 13 runs. He has an OPS+ of 88 and a slugging percentage of .420. The Orioles as a unit have 175 base hits, including 43 doubles and 24 homers. Baltimore has walked 75 times this year and they have struck out on 247 occasions. They have had 162 men left on base and have an OPS of .637. They have scored 3.21 runs per game and totaled 77 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Tigers/Orioles MLB game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Orioles -122
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