Baltimore Orioles at Detroit Tigers MLB Picks & Predictions 9/13/2019
Friday, September 13, 2019
Get todays MLB odds and lines on this game.
Probable Pitchers: Aaron Brooks vs. Jordan Zimmermann
Miguel Cabrera and the Detroit Tigers (43-100, 5th in AL Central) play the Baltimore Orioles (47-98, 5th in AL East) at Comerica Park on Friday, September 13, 2019. The line on this contest has the Orioles coming in at +110 and the Tigers are at -120. The over/under opens at 10.
The Orioles have been good for oddsmakers, having gone 47-98-0 SU. The Tigers are covering 30.1% of the time, going 43-100-0 straight up.
Valuable Baltimore Orioles Betting Trends
The Orioles have been a pretty good Over choice for O/U wagerers, having gone 72-62-11.
The Orioles are covering 33.8% of the time away from home, having gone 24-47-0 straight up.
Important Detroit Tigers Betting Trends
The Tigers are covering 27.5% of the time at Comerica Park, going 19-50-0 SU.
The Tigers have been a pretty good Over choice for O/U wagerers, having gone 66-67-10.
Key Baltimore Orioles Injuries
9/11/2019 Hunter Harvey RP Biceps Expected to be out until at least Sep 13
7/1/2019 Josh Rogers RP Elbow Out for the season
6/11/2019 Alex Cobb SP Hip Out for the season
Key Detroit Tigers Injuries
9/11/2019 Tyson Ross SP Elbow Expected to be out until at least Sep 20
9/10/2019 Niko Goodrum SS Groin Out for the season
9/1/2019 JaCoby Jones CF Wrist Out for the season
8/14/2019 Blaine Hardy RP Elbow Out for the season
4/30/2019 Matt Moore SP Knee Out for the season
3/23/2019 Michael Fulmer SP Elbow Out for the season
10/25/2019 Artie Lewicki RP Elbow Out for the season
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Orioles have a 47-98 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Aaron Brooks has a 4-8 record with an earned run average of 6.21 and a WHIP of 1.45 this season. He has 77 strikeouts over his 95.2 innings pitched and he's given up 110 hits. He's allowed 10.3 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 5.68. The bullpen has an earned run average of 5.97 and they have given up 629 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .273 against the bullpen and they've struck out 548 hitters and walked 261 batters. As a team, Baltimore allows 9.7 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.8 batters per nine innings. They are 30th in the league in team earned run average at 5.75. The Orioles pitchers collectively have given up 1,386 base hits and 818 earned runs. They have allowed 280 home runs this season, ranking them 1st in the league. Baltimore as a pitching staff has walked 501 batters and struck out 1,107. They have walked 3.5 men per 9 innings while striking out 7.8 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.47 and their FIP as a unit is 5.66.
As a team Baltimore is hitting .246, good for 22nd in the league. The Orioles hold a .412 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .307, which is good for 26th in baseball. They rank 19th in MLB with 8.4 hits per game. Jonathan Villar is hitting .277 with an on-base percentage of .343. He has 156 hits this season in 563 at bats with 65 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .456 and an OPS+ of 111. Trey Mancini is hitting .277 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .349. He has totaled 148 hits and he has driven in 77 men in 534 at bats. His OPS+ is 125 while his slugging percentage is at .513. The Orioles have 1,223 hits, including 224 doubles and 185 home runs. Baltimore has walked 396 times so far this season and they have struck out 1,285 times as a unit. They have left 933 men on base and have a team OPS of .719. They score 4.38 runs per contest and have scored a total of 635 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Detroit has a 43-100 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 6.27, Jordan Zimmermann has a 1-10 record and a 1.43 WHIP. He has 71 strikeouts over the 99 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 119 hits. He's allowing 10.8 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 4.75. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.96 and they have given up 567 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .258 against the Tigers bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 525 batters and walked 255 opposing hitters. As a team, Detroit allows 9.6 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.5 batters per nine innings. They are 28th in the league in team earned run average at 5.25. The Tigers pitchers as a team have surrendered 1,361 base knocks and 741 earned runs this season. They have given up 227 home runs this year, which ranks 7th in Major League Baseball. Detroit as a staff has walked 479 hitters and struck out 1,201 batters. They give up a walk 3.4 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8.5 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.45 while their FIP as a staff is 4.92.
As a team, they are batting .240, good for 26th in the league. The Tigers hold a .389 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .294, which is good for 30th in baseball. They rank 23rd in MLB with 8.3 hits per contest. Miguel Cabrera comes into this matchup batting .289 with an OBP of .351. He has 131 hits this year along with 55 RBI in 453 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .400 with an OPS+ of 98. Brandon Dixon is hitting .247 this season and he has an OBP of .290. He has collected 87 hits in 352 at bats while driving in 48 runs. He has an OPS+ of 89 and a slugging percentage of .446. The Tigers as a unit have 1,185 base hits, including 264 doubles and 134 homers. Detroit has walked 350 times this year and they have struck out on 1,437 occasions. They have had 948 men left on base and have an OPS of .683. They have scored 3.7 runs per game and totaled 529 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Orioles/Tigers MLB game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Orioles (+110)
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