Detroit Tigers at Baltimore Orioles MLB Picks 5/27/2019
Monday, May 27, 2019
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Probable Pitchers: Daniel Norris vs. Gabriel Ynoa
Miguel Cabrera and the Detroit Tigers (19-30, 4th in AL Central) head to Oriole Park on Monday where they'll meet the Baltimore Orioles (16-36, 5th in AL East). The Orioles open this game at +103 while the Tigers are coming in at -113. The total has been set at 10.
The Tigers have been a lousy bet for baseball wagerers, having gone 19-30-0 SU. The Orioles are covering 30.8% of the time, going 16-36-0 straight up. The Tigers have been a very good bet for wagerers as the favorite, going 7-5-0 SU. The Orioles are covering 29.4% of the time as the underdog, having gone 15-36-0 straight up.
Valuable Detroit Tigers Betting Trends
The Tigers have been a great Under option for over/under wagerers, having gone 21-26-2.
Detroit covers 43.5% of the time as a visitor, having gone 10-13-0 straight up.
Important Baltimore Orioles Betting Trends
Baltimore covers 24.0% of the time at Oriole Park, going 6-19-0 SU.
The Orioles have been a great Over option for over/under wagerers, having gone 27-22-3.
Key Detroit Tigers Injuries
5/25/2019 Jordy Mercer SS Quadriceps Expected to be out until at least May 28
5/17/2019 Tyson Ross SP Elbow Expected to be out until at least May 31
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 Baltimore Orioles Injuries
5/22/2019 Alex Cobb SP Back Expected to be out until at least Jun 28
5/21/2019 Mark Trumbo LF Knee Expected to be out until at least May 31
5/20/2019 Nate Karns RP Forearm Expected to be out until at least Jun 11
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Tigers have a 19-30 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Daniel Norris has a 2-2 record with an earned run average of 4.30 and a WHIP of 1.37 this season. He has 33 strikeouts over his 46 innings pitched and he's given up 52 hits. He's allowed 10.2 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 4.64. The bullpen has an earned run average of 5.51 and they have given up 198 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .270 against the bullpen and they've struck out 156 hitters and walked 89 batters. As a team, Detroit allows 9.1 hits per nine innings while striking out 8 batters per nine innings. They are 23rd in the league in team earned run average at 4.95. The Tigers pitchers collectively have given up 454 base hits and 246 earned runs. They have allowed 78 home runs this season, ranking them 5th in the league. Detroit as a pitching staff has walked 174 batters and struck out 397. They have walked 3.5 men per 9 innings while striking out 8 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.40 and their FIP as a unit is 4.90.
As a team Detroit is hitting .226, good for 25th in the league. The Tigers hold a .369 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .292, which is good for 27th in baseball. They rank 25th in MLB with 7.6 hits per game. Miguel Cabrera is hitting .303 with an on-base percentage of .379. He has 54 hits this season in 178 at bats with 21 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .382 and an OPS+ of 105. Nicholas Castellanos is hitting .264 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .311. He has totaled 51 hits and he has driven in 15 men in 193 at bats. His OPS+ is 96 while his slugging percentage is at .435. The Tigers have 379 hits, including 95 doubles and 40 home runs. Detroit has walked 146 times so far this season and they have struck out 484 times as a unit. They have left 336 men on base and have a team OPS of .661. They score 3.42 runs per contest and have scored a total of 171 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Baltimore has a 16-36 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 5.60, Gabriel Ynoa has a 0-1 record and a 1.59 WHIP. He has 18 strikeouts over the 17.2 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 22 hits. He's allowing 11.2 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 4.29. The bullpen has an earned run average of 6.09 and they have given up 223 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .271 against the Orioles bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 200 batters and walked 97 opposing hitters. As a team, Baltimore allows 9.6 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 5.83. The Orioles pitchers as a team have surrendered 487 base knocks and 296 earned runs this season. They have given up 113 home runs this year, which ranks 1st in Major League Baseball. Baltimore as a staff has walked 190 hitters and struck out 395 batters. They give up a walk 3.7 times per 9 innings while they strike out 7.8 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.48 while their FIP as a staff is 5.99.
As a team, they are batting .240, good for 23rd in the league. The Orioles hold a .405 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .300, which is good for 24th in baseball. They rank 22nd in MLB with 8.2 hits per contest. Jonathan Villar comes into this matchup batting .251 with an OBP of .303. He has 53 hits this year along with 23 RBI in 211 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .408 with an OPS+ of 90. Trey Mancini is hitting .304 this season and he has an OBP of .354. He has collected 59 hits in 194 at bats while driving in 24 runs. He has an OPS+ of 139 and a slugging percentage of .546. The Orioles as a unit have 428 base hits, including 83 doubles and 64 homers. Baltimore has walked 135 times this year and they have struck out on 464 occasions. They have had 337 men left on base and have an OPS of .705. They have scored 4.08 runs per game and totaled 212 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Tigers/Orioles MLB game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Tigers -113
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