Baltimore Orioles at Detroit Tigers MLB Picks & Predictions 9/15/2019
Sunday, September 15, 2019
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Probable Pitchers: Asher Wojciechowski vs. Edwin Jackson
Comerica Park is the venue where Miguel Cabrera and the Detroit Tigers (43-103, 5th in AL Central) will play the Baltimore Orioles (48-99, 5th in AL East) on Sunday. The Orioles open this game at -130 while the Tigers are coming in at +120. The over/under opens at 10.5.
The Orioles have been a hot and cold play for baseball wagerers, having gone 48-99-0 SU. Detroit is covering 29.4% of the time, going 43-103-0 straight up.
Valuable Baltimore Orioles Betting Trends
The Orioles have been a pretty good Over bet for O/U wagerers, having gone 72-64-11.
The Orioles cover 34.7% of the time as the road team, having gone 25-47-0 straight up.
Important Detroit Tigers Betting Trends
The Tigers cover 26.4% of the time at Comerica Park, going 19-53-0 SU.
The Tigers have been a pretty good Over bet for O/U wagerers, having gone 67-69-10.
Key Baltimore Orioles Injuries
9/14/2019 Hunter Harvey RP Biceps Probable for Sep 14
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 48-99 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Asher Wojciechowski has a 2-8 record with an earned run average of 5.51 and a WHIP of 1.30 this season. He has 68 strikeouts over his 67 innings pitched and he's given up 62 hits. He's allowed 8.3 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 5.72. The bullpen has an earned run average of 5.89 and they have given up 632 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .272 against the bullpen and they've struck out 556 hitters and walked 262 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 5.7. The Orioles pitchers collectively have given up 1,402 base hits and 822 earned runs. They have allowed 280 home runs this season, ranking them 1st in the league. Baltimore as a pitching staff has walked 507 batters and struck out 1,121. 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 5.62.
As a team Baltimore is hitting .246, good for 22nd in the league. The Orioles hold a .411 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .308, which is good for 25th in baseball. They rank 21st in MLB with 8.4 hits per game. Jonathan Villar is hitting .276 with an on-base percentage of .342. He has 158 hits this season in 572 at bats with 65 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .455 and an OPS+ of 109. Trey Mancini is hitting .277 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .349. He has totaled 150 hits and he has driven in 80 men in 542 at bats. His OPS+ is 126 while his slugging percentage is at .515. The Orioles have 1,235 hits, including 226 doubles and 188 home runs. Baltimore has walked 406 times so far this season and they have struck out 1,300 times as a unit. They have left 945 men on base and have a team OPS of .719. They score 4.37 runs per contest and have scored a total of 643 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Detroit has a 43-103 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 9.76, Edwin Jackson has a 3-9 record and a 2.03 WHIP. He has 44 strikeouts over the 59 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 93 hits. He's allowing 14.2 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 7.6. The bullpen has an earned run average of 5.01 and they have given up 580 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .258 against the Tigers bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 537 batters and walked 266 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 5.28. The Tigers pitchers as a team have surrendered 1,392 base knocks and 761 earned runs this season. They have given up 233 home runs this year, which ranks 7th in Major League Baseball. Detroit as a staff has walked 495 hitters and struck out 1,227 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 4.94.
As a team, they are batting .241, good for 26th in the league. The Tigers hold a .389 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .295, which is good for 30th in baseball. They rank 22nd in MLB with 8.3 hits per contest. Miguel Cabrera comes into this matchup batting .289 with an OBP of .352. He has 133 hits this year along with 55 RBI in 461 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .399 with an OPS+ of 98. Brandon Dixon is hitting .251 this season and he has an OBP of .295. He has collected 89 hits in 355 at bats while driving in 50 runs. He has an OPS+ of 92 and a slugging percentage of .451. The Tigers as a unit have 1,213 base hits, including 270 doubles and 136 homers. Detroit has walked 361 times this year and they have struck out on 1,465 occasions. They have had 976 men left on base and have an OPS of .684. They have scored 3.69 runs per game and totaled 539 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Orioles/Tigers MLB game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Orioles (-130)
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