Detroit Tigers at Tampa Bay Rays 7/10/2018 Free MLB Picks and Predictions
Tuesday, July 10, 2018
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Probable Pitchers: Matthew Boyd vs. Matt Andriese
The Detroit Tigers visit Tropicana Field on Tuesday, July 10, 2018 to play the Tampa Bay Rays. The probable starters are Matthew Boyd for the Tigers and Matt Andriese for the Rays.
The opening line for this matchup has Detroit at +155 and Tampa Bay at -165. The Tigers have a 36-53-3 over/under record and a 47-45-0 run line mark. The Rays are 54-35-0 against the run line and have a 36-49-4 over/under record.
Valuable Detroit Tigers Betting Trends
The Detroit Tigers are 36-53-3 against the over/under
The Detroit Tigers are 47-45-0 against the run line
Important Tampa Bay Rays Betting Trends
The Tampa Bay Rays are 36-49-4 against the over/under
The Tampa Bay Rays are 54-35-0 against the run line
Key Detroit Tigers Injuries
07/08/18 LF Nicholas Castellanos Wrist is "?" Monday vs Tampa Bay Rays
07/02/18 CF Leonys Martin Hamstring 10-day DL (07/02)
07/02/18 P Shane Greene Shoulder 10-day DL (07/02)
06/24/18 P Johnny Barbato Shoulder 10-day DL (06/23)
06/20/18 P Drew VerHagen Nose 10-day DL (06/20)
06/14/18 1B Miguel Cabrera Biceps is out for season
05/31/18 P Ryan Carpenter Oblique 10-day DL (05/31)
04/30/18 P Daniel Norris Groin 60-day DL (04/30)
Key Tampa Bay Rays Injuries
07/08/18 P Chaz Roe Knee 10-day DL (07/08)
07/08/18 CF Kevin Kiermaier Back is "?" Monday vs Detroit Tigers
07/08/18 CF Mallex Smith Leg left last game, is "?" Monday vs Detroit Tigers
07/07/18 P Chris Archer Groin 10-day DL (06/03); expected to be activated and start Monday vs Detroit Tigers
07/04/18 P Vidal Nuno Hamstring 10-day DL (07/04)
06/30/18 P Wilmer Font Side 60-day DL (06/30)
06/26/18 P Jonny Venters Rest 10-day DL (06/25)
06/18/18 3B Christian Arroyo Oblique 10-day DL (06/17)
05/23/18 P Jake Faria Side 60-day DL (05/23)
04/11/18 P Jose De Leon Elbow 60-day DL (03/28)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Tigers have a 40-52 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Matthew Boyd has a 4-7 record with an earned run average of 4.58 and a WHIP of 1.24 this season. He has 79 strikeouts over his 92.1 innings pitched and he's given up 79 hits. He's allowed 7.7 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 4.29. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.56 and they have given up 320 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .261 against the bullpen and they've struck out 279 hitters and walked 132 batters. As a team, Detroit allows 8.7 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.6 batters per nine innings. They are 19th in the league in team earned run average at 4.32. The Tigers pitchers collectively have given up 788 base hits and 391 earned runs. They have allowed 112 home runs this season, ranking them 9th in the league. Detroit as a pitching staff has walked 298 batters and struck out 687. They have walked 3.3 men per 9 innings while striking out 7.6 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.33 and their FIP as a unit is 4.46.
As a team Detroit is hitting .248, good for 13th in the league. The Tigers hold a .390 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .306, which is good for 26th in baseball. They rank 11th in MLB with 8.5 hits per game. Nick Castellanos is hitting .301 with an on-base percentage of .352. He has 107 hits this season in 355 at bats with 55 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .518 and an OPS+ of 133. Jose Iglesias is hitting .274 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .310. He has totaled 84 hits and he has driven in 32 men in 307 at bats. His OPS+ is 87 while his slugging percentage is at .381. The Tigers have 780 hits, including 178 doubles and 75 home runs. Detroit has walked 243 times so far this season and they have struck out 736 times as a unit. They have left 627 men on base and have a team OPS of .696. They score 3.98 runs per contest and have scored a total of 366 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Tampa Bay has a 45-44 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 3.71, Matt Andriese has a 1-3 record and a 1.16 WHIP. He has 46 strikeouts over the 51 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 46 hits. He's allowing 8.1 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 3.47. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.44 and they have given up 341 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .224 against the Rays bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 359 batters and walked 139 opposing hitters. As a team, Tampa Bay allows 7.4 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.4 batters per nine innings. They are 4th in the league in team earned run average at 3.52. The Rays pitchers as a team have surrendered 660 base knocks and 313 earned runs this season. They have given up 87 home runs this year, which ranks 26th in Major League Baseball. Tampa Bay as a staff has walked 280 hitters and struck out 747 batters. They give up a walk 3.1 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8.4 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.17 while their FIP as a staff is 3.83.
As a team, they are batting .249, good for 10th in the league. The Rays hold a .384 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .323, which is good for 8th in baseball. They rank 14th in MLB with 8.5 hits per contest. Mallex Smith comes into this matchup batting .276 with an OBP of .342. He has 70 hits this year along with 19 RBI in 254 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .378 with an OPS+ of 104. C.J. Cron is hitting .244 this season and he has an OBP of .320. He has collected 75 hits in 308 at bats while driving in 42 runs. He has an OPS+ of 116 and a slugging percentage of .455. The Rays as a unit have 753 base hits, including 133 doubles and 79 homers. Tampa Bay has walked 287 times this year and they have struck out on 787 occasions. They have had 631 men left on base and have an OPS of .706. They have scored 3.9 runs per game and totaled 347 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Tigers/Rays MLB game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Rays -165
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