Detroit Tigers at Boston Red Sox MLB Picks 4/24/2019
Wednesday, April 24, 2019
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Probable Pitchers: Tyson Ross vs. Eduardo Rodriguez
The Detroit Tigers visit Fenway Park on Wednesday, April 24, 2019 to play the Boston Red Sox. The probable starters are Tyson Ross for the Tigers and Eduardo Rodriguez for the Red Sox.
The opening line for this matchup has Detroit at +190 and Boston at -205. The Tigers have a 7-13-0 over/under record and a 11-9-0 run line mark. The Red Sox are 6-16-0 against the run line and have a 12-9-1 over/under record.
Valuable Detroit Tigers Betting Trends
The Detroit Tigers are 7-13-0 against the over/under
The Detroit Tigers are 11-9-0 against the run line
Important Boston Red Sox Betting Trends
The Boston Red Sox are 12-9-1 against the over/under
The Boston Red Sox are 6-16-0 against the run line
Key Detroit Tigers Injuries
04/18/19 LF Christin Stewart Quad 10-day IL (04/18)
04/17/19 P Matt Moore Knee is out for season
04/14/19 SS Jordy Mercer Quad 10-day IL (04/14)
03/28/19 P Michael Fulmer Elbow 60-day IL (03/23)
Key Boston Red Sox Injuries
04/20/19 P Nathan Eovaldi Elbow 10-day IL (04/18)
04/19/19 2B Dustin Pedroia Knee 10-day IL (04/18)
04/19/19 2B Eduardo Nunez Back 10-day IL (04/18)
04/06/19 P Brian Johnson Elbow 10-day IL (04/06)
04/06/19 2B Brock Holt Eye 10-day IL (04/06)
03/28/19 3B Marco Hernandez Shoulder 10-day IL (03/28)
03/25/19 P Steven Wright Suspension 80 game suspension
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Tigers have a 10-10 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Tyson Ross has a 1-2 record with an earned run average of 3.38 and a WHIP of 1.25 this season. He has 17 strikeouts over his 24 innings pitched and he's given up 21 hits. He's allowed 7.9 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 4.98. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.29 and they have given up 53 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .214 against the bullpen and they've struck out 66 hitters and walked 29 batters. As a team, Detroit allows 7.2 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.9 batters per nine innings. They are 5th in the league in team earned run average at 3.25. The Tigers pitchers collectively have given up 144 base hits and 65 earned runs. They have allowed 21 home runs this season, ranking them 27th in the league. Detroit as a pitching staff has walked 62 batters and struck out 177. They have walked 3.1 men per 9 innings while striking out 8.9 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.14 and their FIP as a unit is 3.78.
As a team Detroit is hitting .218, good for 26th in the league. The Tigers hold a .346 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .290, which is good for 26th in baseball. They rank 25th in MLB with 7.3 hits per game. Nicholas Castellanos is hitting .261 with an on-base percentage of .316. He has 18 hits this season in 69 at bats with 4 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .406 and an OPS+ of 91. Niko Goodrum is hitting .279 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .380. He has totaled 17 hits and he has driven in 8 men in 61 at bats. His OPS+ is 134 while his slugging percentage is at .508. The Tigers have 145 hits, including 46 doubles and 11 home runs. Detroit has walked 57 times so far this season and they have struck out 189 times as a unit. They have left 141 men on base and have a team OPS of .636. They score 3.05 runs per contest and have scored a total of 61 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Boston has a 9-13 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 7.20, Eduardo Rodriguez has a 1-2 record and a 1.65 WHIP. He has 21 strikeouts over the 20 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 26 hits. He's allowing 11.7 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 4.8. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.78 and they have given up 74 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .228 against the Red Sox bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 101 batters and walked 33 opposing hitters. As a team, Boston allows 9.2 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.5 batters per nine innings. They are 29th in the league in team earned run average at 5.62. The Red Sox pitchers as a team have surrendered 195 base knocks and 119 earned runs this season. They have given up 38 home runs this year, which ranks 5th in Major League Baseball. Boston as a staff has walked 78 hitters and struck out 201 batters. They give up a walk 3.7 times per 9 innings while they strike out 9.5 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.43 while their FIP as a staff is 4.97.
As a team, they are batting .232, good for 21st in the league. The Red Sox hold a .385 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .306, which is good for 20th in baseball. They rank 22nd in MLB with 7.8 hits per contest. Mookie Betts comes into this matchup batting .244 with an OBP of .344. He has 20 hits this year along with 8 RBI in 82 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .439 with an OPS+ of 106. J.D. Martinez is hitting .350 this season and he has an OBP of .441. He has collected 28 hits in 80 at bats while driving in 11 runs. He has an OPS+ of 164 and a slugging percentage of .563. The Red Sox as a unit have 171 base hits, including 38 doubles and 24 homers. Boston has walked 74 times this year and they have struck out on 177 occasions. They have had 142 men left on base and have an OPS of .691. They have scored 4.23 runs per game and totaled 93 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Tigers/Red Sox MLB game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Tigers +190
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