Detroit Tigers at Baltimore Orioles MLB Picks 5/29/2019
Wednesday, May 29, 2019
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Probable Pitchers: Ryan Carpenter vs. John Means
Jonathan Villar and the Baltimore Orioles (17-37, 5th in AL East) play the Detroit Tigers (19-32, 4th in AL Central) at Oriole Park on Wednesday, May 29, 2019. The Orioles open this game at -147 while the Tigers are priced at +137. The over/under has been set at 9.
The Tigers have been awful for baseball bettors, having gone 19-32-0 SU. Baltimore is covering 31.5% of the time, going 17-37-0 straight up. The Orioles have been an excellent play for MLB wagerers as the favorite, going 1-0-0 SU. Detroit has went 12-26-0 straight up as the underdog, so they are covering 31.6% of the time.
Valuable Detroit Tigers Betting Trends
The Tigers have been a rough Over choice for O/U baseball bettors, having gone 21-28-2.
Detroit is covering 40.0% of the time as the away team, having gone 10-15-0 straight up.
Important Baltimore Orioles Betting Trends
The Orioles are covering 26.9% of the time at Oriole Park, going 7-19-0 SU.
The Orioles have been a decent Over choice for O/U baseball bettors, having gone 28-23-3.
Key Detroit Tigers Injuries
5/27/2019 Josh Harrison 2B Hamstring Probable for May 28
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
5/27/2019 Mark Trumbo LF Knee Expected to be out until at least Jun 11
5/26/2019 Chris Davis 1B Hip Expected to be out until at least Jun 4
5/22/2019 Alex Cobb SP Back Expected to be out until at least Jun 28
5/20/2019 Nate Karns RP Forearm Expected to be out until at least Jun 11
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Tigers have a 19-32 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Ryan Carpenter has a 0-2 record with an earned run average of 9.00 and a WHIP of 1.57 this season. He has 12 strikeouts over his 14 innings pitched and he's given up 18 hits. He's allowed 11.6 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 6.9. The bullpen has an earned run average of 5.46 and they have given up 200 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .268 against the bullpen and they've struck out 157 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 4.91. The Tigers pitchers collectively have given up 469 base hits and 253 earned runs. They have allowed 81 home runs this season, ranking them 4th in the league. Detroit as a pitching staff has walked 178 batters and struck out 411. 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 4.91.
As a team Detroit is hitting .225, good for 27th in the league. The Tigers hold a .366 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .291, which is good for 27th in baseball. They rank 26th in MLB with 7.6 hits per game. Miguel Cabrera is hitting .295 with an on-base percentage of .370. He has 54 hits this season in 183 at bats with 21 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .372 and an OPS+ of 100. Nicholas Castellanos is hitting .274 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .318. He has totaled 55 hits and he has driven in 19 men in 201 at bats. His OPS+ is 105 while his slugging percentage is at .463. The Tigers have 393 hits, including 98 doubles and 41 home runs. Detroit has walked 151 times so far this season and they have struck out 506 times as a unit. They have left 349 men on base and have a team OPS of .657. They score 3.4 runs per contest and have scored a total of 177 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Baltimore has a 17-37 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 2.96, John Means has a 5-4 record and a 1.17 WHIP. He has 38 strikeouts over the 48.2 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 42 hits. He's allowing 7.8 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 4.59. The bullpen has an earned run average of 5.99 and they have given up 230 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .270 against the Orioles bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 208 batters and walked 104 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 5.78. The Orioles pitchers as a team have surrendered 508 base knocks and 305 earned runs this season. They have given up 114 home runs this year, which ranks 1st in Major League Baseball. Baltimore as a staff has walked 199 hitters and struck out 413 batters. They give up a walk 3.8 times per 9 innings while they strike out 7.8 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.49 while their FIP as a staff is 5.91.
As a team, they are batting .241, good for 23rd in the league. The Orioles hold a .406 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .300, which is good for 25th in baseball. They rank 23rd in MLB with 8.3 hits per contest. Jonathan Villar comes into this matchup batting .257 with an OBP of .309. He has 56 hits this year along with 25 RBI in 218 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .427 with an OPS+ of 97. Trey Mancini is hitting .305 this season and he has an OBP of .353. He has collected 62 hits in 203 at bats while driving in 26 runs. He has an OPS+ of 139 and a slugging percentage of .547. The Orioles as a unit have 446 base hits, including 87 doubles and 66 homers. Baltimore has walked 140 times this year and they have struck out on 475 occasions. They have had 351 men left on base and have an OPS of .707. They have scored 4.15 runs per game and totaled 224 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Tigers/Orioles MLB game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Tigers +137
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