Detroit Tigers at Baltimore Orioles 4/28/2018 Free MLB Picks and Predictions
Saturday, April 28, 2018
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Probable Pitchers: Francisco Liriano vs. Andrew Cashner
Oriole Park is the site of the matchup between the Detroit Tigers and the Baltimore Orioles on Saturday, April 28, 2018. The probable starting pitchers are Francisco Liriano for the Tigers and Andrew Cashner for the Orioles.
Detroit opens at +112 while Baltimore opens at -122. The Tigers have a 11-12-0 over/under record and a 12-11-0 run line mark. The Orioles are 8-17-0 against the run line and have a 12-13-0 over/under record.
Valuable Detroit Tigers Betting Trends
The Detroit Tigers are 11-12-0 against the over/under
The Detroit Tigers are 12-11-0 against the run line
Important Baltimore Orioles Betting Trends
The Baltimore Orioles are 12-13-0 against the over/under
The Baltimore Orioles are 8-17-0 against the run line
Key Detroit Tigers Injuries
04/26/18 3B Jeimer Candelario Wrist is "?" Friday vs Baltimore Orioles
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 10-13 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Francisco Liriano has a 2-1 record with an earned run average of 3.13 and a WHIP of 1.13 this year. He has 20 strikeouts over his 23 innings pitched and he's given up 14 hits. He's allowed 5.5 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 4.7. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.50 and they have given up 90 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .260 against the bullpen and they've struck out 78 hitters and walked 40 batters. As a team, Detroit allows 9 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.6 batters per nine innings. They are 18th in the league in team earned run average at 4.17. The Tigers pitchers collectively have given up 207 base hits and 96 earned runs. They have allowed 26 home runs this season, ranking them 14th in the league. Detroit as a pitching staff has walked 78 batters and struck out 174. They have walked 3.4 men per 9 innings while striking out 7.6 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.38 and their FIP as a unit is 4.35.
As a team Detroit is hitting .257, good for 7th in the league. The Tigers hold a .418 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .319, which is good for 13th in baseball. They rank 5th in MLB with 9.0 hits per game. Miguel Cabrera is hitting .325 with an on-base percentage of .409. He has 26 hits this season in 80 at bats with 16 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .500 and an OPS+ of 146. Nicholas Castellanos is hitting .330 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .382. He has totaled 31 hits and he has driven in 16 men in 94 at bats. His OPS+ is 136 while his slugging percentage is at .489. The Tigers have 208 hits, including 52 doubles and 20 home runs. Detroit has walked 69 times so far this season and they have struck out 170 times as a unit. They have left 164 men on base and have a team OPS of .737. They score 4.78 runs per contest and have scored a total of 110 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Baltimore has a 6-19 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 3.60, Andrew Cashner has a 1-3 record and a 1.33 WHIP this season. He has 28 strikeouts over the 30 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 27 hits. He allows 8.1 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 5.31. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.36 and they have given up 89 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .245 against the Orioles bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 87 batters and walked 41 opposing hitters. As a team, Baltimore allows 10.1 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.2 batters per nine innings. They are 26th in the league in team earned run average at 5.04. The Orioles pitchers as a team have surrendered 253 base knocks and 126 earned runs this season. They have given up 36 home runs this year, which ranks 3rd in Major League Baseball. Baltimore as a staff has walked 87 hitters and struck out 204 batters. They give up a walk 3.5 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8.2 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.51 while their FIP as a staff is 4.79.
As a team, they are batting .222, good for 28th in the league. The Orioles hold a .366 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .289, which is good for 30th in baseball. They rank 25th in MLB with 7.6 hits per contest. Adam Jones comes into this matchup batting .267 with an OBP of .275. He has 28 hits this year along with 15 RBI in 105 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .457 with an OPS+ of 101. Manny Machado is hitting .347 this season and he has an OBP of .429. He has collected 34 hits in 98 at bats while driving in 18 runs. He has an OPS+ of 201 and a slugging percentage of .663. The Orioles as a unit have 191 base hits, including 44 doubles and 26 homers. Baltimore has walked 76 times this year and they have struck out on 256 occasions. They have had 172 men left on base and have an OPS of .655. They have scored 3.28 runs per game and totaled 82 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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