Detroit Tigers at Atlanta Braves MLB Parlay 5/31/2019
Friday, May 31, 2019
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Probable Pitchers: Spencer Turnbull vs. Mike Foltynewicz
SunTrust Park is the site where Freddie Freeman and the Atlanta Braves (30-26, 2nd in NL East) will play the Detroit Tigers (21-32, 4th in AL Central) on Friday. The moneyline on this contest has the Tigers coming in at +163 and the Braves are at -173. The O/U has been set at 9.5.
The Tigers have been a lousy play for bettors, having gone 21-32-0 SU. The Braves are covering 53.6% of the time, going 30-26-0 straight up. The Braves have been an excellent pick for bettors as the favorite, going 21-15-0 SU. The Tigers are covering 35.0% of the time as the underdog, having gone 14-26-0 straight up.
Valuable Detroit Tigers Betting Trends
The Tigers have been a rough Over play for over/under MLB bettors, having gone 21-30-2.
Detroit is covering 44.4% of the time as a visitor, having gone 12-15-0 straight up.
Important Atlanta Braves Betting Trends
Atlanta is covering 50.0% of the time at SunTrust Park, going 14-14-0 SU.
The Braves have been a good Over play for over/under MLB bettors, having gone 27-26-3.
Key Detroit Tigers Injuries
5/29/2019 Jordy Mercer SS Quadriceps Expected to be out until at least Jun 11
5/28/2019 Josh Harrison 2B Hamstring Expected to be out until at least Jun 25
5/28/2019 Tyson Ross SP Elbow Expected to be out until at least Jun 18
5/16/2019 Jordan Zimmermann SP Elbow Expected to be out until at least Jun 15
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
Key Atlanta Braves Injuries
5/28/2019 Ender Inciarte CF Back Expected to be out until at least Jun 15
5/28/2019 Jacob Lindgren RP Elbow Expected to be out until at least Jun 5
5/8/2019 Darren O'Day RP Forearm Expected to be out until at least Jun 1
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Tigers have a 21-32 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Spencer Turnbull has a 2-4 record with an earned run average of 2.97 and a WHIP of 1.29 this season. He has 62 strikeouts over his 60.2 innings pitched and he's given up 55 hits. He's allowed 8.2 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 3.86. The bullpen has an earned run average of 5.26 and they have given up 201 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .262 against the bullpen and they've struck out 169 hitters and walked 90 batters. As a team, Detroit allows 9 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.1 batters per nine innings. They are 21st in the league in team earned run average at 4.76. The Tigers pitchers collectively have given up 480 base hits and 255 earned runs. They have allowed 82 home runs this season, ranking them 4th in the league. Detroit as a pitching staff has walked 182 batters and struck out 434. They have walked 3.4 men per 9 innings while striking out 8.1 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.37 and their FIP as a unit is 4.84.
As a team Detroit is hitting .225, good for 28th in the league. The Tigers hold a .368 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .289, which is good for 28th in baseball. They rank 27th in MLB with 7.5 hits per game. Miguel Cabrera is hitting .288 with an on-base percentage of .361. He has 55 hits this season in 191 at bats with 22 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .361 and an OPS+ of 94. Nicholas Castellanos is hitting .269 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .316. He has totaled 56 hits and he has driven in 20 men in 208 at bats. His OPS+ is 102 while his slugging percentage is at .457. The Tigers have 407 hits, including 104 doubles and 44 home runs. Detroit has walked 154 times so far this season and they have struck out 526 times as a unit. They have left 359 men on base and have a team OPS of .657. They score 3.41 runs per contest and have scored a total of 184 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Atlanta has a 30-26 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 5.67, Mike Foltynewicz has a 1-3 record and a 1.26 WHIP. He has 24 strikeouts over the 33.1 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 34 hits. He's allowing 9.2 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 6.5. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.46 and they have given up 193 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .244 against the Braves bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 216 batters and walked 107 opposing hitters. As a team, Atlanta allows 8.2 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.6 batters per nine innings. They are 13th in the league in team earned run average at 4.28. The Braves pitchers as a team have surrendered 460 base knocks and 239 earned runs this season. They have given up 70 home runs this year, which ranks 18th in Major League Baseball. Atlanta as a staff has walked 223 hitters and struck out 483 batters. They give up a walk 4 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8.6 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.36 while their FIP as a staff is 4.55.
As a team, they are batting .258, good for 8th in the league. The Braves hold a .433 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .332, which is good for 11th in baseball. They rank 7th in MLB with 8.8 hits per contest. Freddie Freeman comes into this matchup batting .308 with an OBP of .398. He has 66 hits this year along with 32 RBI in 214 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .561 with an OPS+ of 147. Ozzie Albies is hitting .264 this season and he has an OBP of .323. He has collected 60 hits in 227 at bats while driving in 24 runs. He has an OPS+ of 91 and a slugging percentage of .414. The Braves as a unit have 495 base hits, including 85 doubles and 76 homers. Atlanta has walked 205 times this year and they have struck out on 479 occasions. They have had 399 men left on base and have an OPS of .765. They have scored 4.86 runs per game and totaled 272 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Tigers/Braves MLB game against the spread?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take the Braves -173
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