Detroit Tigers at Baltimore Orioles 4/29/2018 Free MLB Picks and Predictions
Sunday, April 29, 2018
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Probable Pitchers: Daniel Norris vs. Kevin Gausman
Oriole Park is the site of the matchup between the Detroit Tigers and the Baltimore Orioles on Sunday, April 29, 2018. The probable starting pitchers are Daniel Norris for the Tigers and Kevin Gausman for the Orioles.
Detroit opens at +138 while Baltimore opens at -148. The Tigers have a 11-13-0 over/under record and a 12-12-0 run line mark. The Orioles are 9-17-0 against the run line and have a 12-14-0 over/under record.
Valuable Detroit Tigers Betting Trends
The Detroit Tigers are 11-13-0 against the over/under
The Detroit Tigers are 12-12-0 against the run line
Important Baltimore Orioles Betting Trends
The Baltimore Orioles are 12-14-0 against the over/under
The Baltimore Orioles are 9-17-0 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 10-14 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Daniel Norris has a 0-1 record with an earned run average of 4.85 and a WHIP of 1.54 this year. He has 16 strikeouts over his 13 innings pitched and he's given up 13 hits. He's allowed 9 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 3.33. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.70 and they have given up 94 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .264 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 7.5 batters per nine innings. They are 20th in the league in team earned run average at 4.26. The Tigers pitchers collectively have given up 215 base hits and 102 earned runs. They have allowed 29 home runs this season, ranking them 11th in the league. Detroit as a pitching staff has walked 79 batters and struck out 179. They have walked 3.3 men per 9 innings while striking out 7.5 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.37 and their FIP as a unit is 4.45.
As a team Detroit is hitting .251, good for 9th in the league. The Tigers hold a .407 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .314, which is good for 17th in baseball. They rank 8th in MLB with 8.8 hits per game. Miguel Cabrera is hitting .313 with an on-base percentage of .402. He has 26 hits this season in 83 at bats with 16 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .482 and an OPS+ of 140. Nicholas Castellanos is hitting .327 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .377. He has totaled 32 hits and he has driven in 16 men in 98 at bats. His OPS+ is 131 while his slugging percentage is at .480. The Tigers have 210 hits, including 53 doubles and 20 home runs. Detroit has walked 71 times so far this season and they have struck out 177 times as a unit. They have left 169 men on base and have a team OPS of .720. They score 4.58 runs per contest and have scored a total of 110 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Baltimore has a 7-19 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 4.66, Kevin Gausman has a 1-2 record and a 1.31 WHIP this season. He has 26 strikeouts over the 29 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 31 hits. He allows 9.6 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 5.35. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.27 and they have given up 90 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .243 against the Orioles bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 89 batters and walked 41 opposing hitters. As a team, Baltimore allows 9.8 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.1 batters per nine innings. They are 24th in the league in team earned run average at 4.85. The Orioles pitchers as a team have surrendered 255 base knocks and 126 earned runs this season. They have given up 36 home runs this year, which ranks 4th in Major League Baseball. Baltimore as a staff has walked 89 hitters and struck out 211 batters. They give up a walk 3.4 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8.1 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.47 while their FIP as a staff is 4.70.
As a team, they are batting .223, good for 28th in the league. The Orioles hold a .374 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .288, which is good for 30th in baseball. They rank 27th in MLB with 7.7 hits per contest. Adam Jones comes into this matchup batting .257 with an OBP of .265. He has 28 hits this year along with 15 RBI in 109 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .440 with an OPS+ of 93. Manny Machado is hitting .356 this season and he has an OBP of .440. He has collected 36 hits in 101 at bats while driving in 20 runs. He has an OPS+ of 211 and a slugging percentage of .693. The Orioles as a unit have 199 base hits, including 46 doubles and 29 homers. Baltimore has walked 77 times this year and they have struck out on 261 occasions. They have had 175 men left on base and have an OPS of .663. They have scored 3.38 runs per game and totaled 88 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Tigers/Orioles MLB game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Orioles -148
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