Detroit Tigers at Boston Red Sox MLB Picks 4/25/2019
Thursday, April 25, 2019
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Probable Pitchers: Jordan Zimmermann vs. Rick Porcello
The Detroit Tigers visit Fenway Park on Thursday, April 25, 2019 to play the Boston Red Sox. The probable starters are Jordan Zimmermann for the Tigers and Rick Porcello for the Red Sox.
The opening line for this matchup has Detroit at +183 and Boston at -197. The Tigers have a 8-14-0 over/under record and a 13-9-0 run line mark. The Red Sox are 6-18-0 against the run line and have a 13-10-1 over/under record.
Valuable Detroit Tigers Betting Trends
The Detroit Tigers are 8-14-0 against the over/under
The Detroit Tigers are 13-9-0 against the run line
Important Boston Red Sox Betting Trends
The Boston Red Sox are 13-10-1 against the over/under
The Boston Red Sox are 6-18-0 against the run line
Key Detroit Tigers Injuries
04/24/19 P Blaine Hardy Forearm 10-day IL (04/23)
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 12-10 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Jordan Zimmermann has a 0-3 record with an earned run average of 4.94 and a WHIP of 1.21 this season. He has 19 strikeouts over his 27.1 innings pitched and he's given up 25 hits. He's allowed 8.2 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 4.98. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.39 and they have given up 61 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .223 against the bullpen and they've struck out 74 hitters and walked 31 batters. As a team, Detroit allows 7.2 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.6 batters per nine innings. They are 3rd in the league in team earned run average at 3.23. The Tigers pitchers collectively have given up 158 base hits and 71 earned runs. They have allowed 24 home runs this season, ranking them 26th in the league. Detroit as a pitching staff has walked 70 batters and struck out 190. They have walked 3.2 men per 9 innings while striking out 8.6 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.15 and their FIP as a unit is 3.95.
As a team Detroit is hitting .230, good for 23rd in the league. The Tigers hold a .366 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .301, which is good for 23rd in baseball. They rank 24th in MLB with 7.7 hits per game. Nicholas Castellanos is hitting .244 with an on-base percentage of .294. He has 19 hits this season in 78 at bats with 4 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .372 and an OPS+ of 76. Niko Goodrum is hitting .254 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .375. He has totaled 17 hits and he has driven in 8 men in 67 at bats. His OPS+ is 121 while his slugging percentage is at .463. The Tigers have 169 hits, including 55 doubles and 13 home runs. Detroit has walked 65 times so far this season and they have struck out 212 times as a unit. They have left 154 men on base and have a team OPS of .668. They score 3.27 runs per contest and have scored a total of 72 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Boston has a 9-15 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 8.47, Rick Porcello has a 0-3 record and a 2.41 WHIP. He has 15 strikeouts over the 17 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 28 hits. He's allowing 14.8 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 6.88. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.87 and they have given up 90 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .247 against the Red Sox bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 109 batters and walked 37 opposing hitters. As a team, Boston allows 9.4 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.7 batters per nine innings. They are 29th in the league in team earned run average at 5.65. The Red Sox pitchers as a team have surrendered 219 base knocks and 131 earned runs this season. They have given up 40 home runs this year, which ranks 5th in Major League Baseball. Boston as a staff has walked 86 hitters and struck out 224 batters. They give up a walk 3.7 times per 9 innings while they strike out 9.7 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.46 while their FIP as a staff is 4.86.
As a team, they are batting .231, good for 22nd in the league. The Red Sox hold a .384 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .308, which is good for 21st in baseball. They rank 22nd in MLB with 7.7 hits per contest. Mookie Betts comes into this matchup batting .239 with an OBP of .352. He has 21 hits this year along with 10 RBI in 88 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .420 with an OPS+ of 104. J.D. Martinez is hitting .330 this season and he has an OBP of .422. He has collected 29 hits in 88 at bats while driving in 11 runs. He has an OPS+ of 148 and a slugging percentage of .523. The Red Sox as a unit have 185 base hits, including 39 doubles and 27 homers. Boston has walked 82 times this year and they have struck out on 190 occasions. They have had 157 men left on base and have an OPS of .691. They have scored 4.12 runs per game and totaled 99 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Tigers/Red Sox MLB game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Tigers +183
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