Oakland Athletics at Detroit Tigers 6/25/2018 Free MLB Picks and Predictions
Monday, June 25, 2018
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Probable Pitchers: Edwin Jackson vs. Jordan Zimmermann
The Oakland Athletics head to Comerica Park on Monday, June 25, 2018 to take on the Detroit Tigers. The expected starting pitchers are Edwin Jackson for the Athletics and Jordan Zimmermann for the Tigers.
The odds for this matchup have Oakland at +105 and Detroit at -115. The Athletics have a 39-33-5 over/under mark and a 35-42-0 run line record. The Tigers are 40-37-0 against the run line and have a 32-43-2 over/under record.
Valuable Oakland Athletics Betting Trends
The Oakland Athletics are 39-33-5 against the over/under
The Oakland Athletics are 35-42-0 against the run line
Important Detroit Tigers Betting Trends
The Detroit Tigers are 32-43-2 against the over/under
The Detroit Tigers are 40-37-0 against the run line
Key Oakland Athletics Injuries
06/17/18 3B Matt Chapman Hand 10-day DL (06/15)
06/15/18 P Trevor Cahill Achilles 10-day DL (06/11)
06/08/18 CF Boog Powell Knee 60-day DL (04/07)
06/06/18 P Daniel Gossett Elbow 10-day DL (06/04)
05/21/18 P Brett Anderson Shoulder 10-day DL (05/19)
05/17/18 P Andrew Triggs Forearm 10-day DL (05/18)
04/28/18 P Ryan Buchter Shoulder 10-day DL (04/26)
03/26/18 P Jharel Cotton Elbow 60-day DL (03/21)
Key Detroit Tigers Injuries
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)
05/30/18 P Daniel Stumpf Elbow 10-day DL (05/29)
04/30/18 P Daniel Norris Groin 60-day DL (04/30)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Athletics have a 40-37 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Edwin Jackson is expected to make his season debut for the A's. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.38 and they have given up 251 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .237 against the bullpen and they've struck out 267 hitters and walked 106 batters. As a team, Oakland allows 8.4 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.4 batters per nine innings. They are 15th in the league in team earned run average at 4.02. The Athletics pitchers collectively have given up 650 base hits and 311 earned runs. They have allowed 97 home runs this season, ranking them 5th in the league. Oakland as a pitching staff has walked 220 batters and struck out 576. They have walked 2.8 men per 9 innings while striking out 7.4 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.25 and their FIP as a unit is 4.32.
As a team Oakland is hitting .242, good for 16th in the league. The Athletics hold a .417 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .312, which is good for 19th in baseball. They rank 15th in MLB with 8.3 hits per game. Jed Lowrie is hitting .284 with an on-base percentage of .341. He has 85 hits this season in 299 at bats with 50 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .472 and an OPS+ of 126. Marcus Semien is hitting .250 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .305. He has totaled 79 hits and he has driven in 29 men in 316 at bats. His OPS+ is 90 while his slugging percentage is at .373. The Athletics have 639 hits, including 136 doubles and 103 home runs. Oakland has walked 246 times so far this season and they have struck out 683 times as a unit. They have left 507 men on base and have a team OPS of .729. They score 4.6 runs per contest and have scored a total of 354 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Detroit has a 36-41 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 4.95, Jordan Zimmermann has a 2-0 record and a 1.24 WHIP this season. He has 36 strikeouts over the 36.1 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 36 hits. He allows 8.9 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 3.65. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.47 and they have given up 270 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .254 against the Tigers bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 252 batters and walked 114 opposing hitters. As a team, Detroit allows 8.6 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.6 batters per nine innings. They are 22nd in the league in team earned run average at 4.34. The Tigers pitchers as a team have surrendered 654 base knocks and 330 earned runs this season. They have given up 93 home runs this year, which ranks 11th in Major League Baseball. Detroit as a staff has walked 254 hitters and struck out 580 batters. They give up a walk 3.3 times per 9 innings while they strike out 7.6 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.33 while their FIP as a staff is 4.44.
As a team, they are batting .249, good for 12th in the league. The Tigers hold a .395 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .310, which is good for 23rd in baseball. They rank 9th in MLB with 8.6 hits per contest. Nick Castellanos comes into this matchup batting .300 with an OBP of .346. He has 90 hits this year along with 41 RBI in 300 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .483 with an OPS+ of 122. Jose Iglesias is hitting .273 this season and he has an OBP of .318. He has collected 70 hits in 256 at bats while driving in 28 runs. He has an OPS+ of 93 and a slugging percentage of .395. The Tigers as a unit have 661 base hits, including 157 doubles and 62 homers. Detroit has walked 209 times this year and they have struck out on 622 occasions. They have had 540 men left on base and have an OPS of .704. They have scored 4.08 runs per game and totaled 314 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Athletics/Tigers MLB game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Athletics +105
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