Detroit Tigers at Oakland Athletics MLB Parlay 9/7/2019
Saturday, September 7, 2019
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Probable Pitchers: Jordan Zimmermann vs. Chris Bassitt
Brandon Dixon and the Detroit Tigers (41-97, 5th in AL Central) go to Oakland Coliseum on Saturday where they'll take on the Oakland Athletics (81-58, 2nd in AL West). The line on this contest has the Tigers priced at +255 and the Athletics are at -285. The total has been set at 9.
The Tigers have been a dicey play for baseball bettors, having gone 41-97-0 SU. Oakland covers 58.3% of the time, going 81-58-0 straight up.
Valuable Detroit Tigers Betting Trends
The Tigers have been a good Over pick for over/under baseball wagerers, having gone 64-65-9.
Detroit covers 32.9% of the time as a visitor, having gone 23-47-0 straight up.
Important Oakland Athletics Betting Trends
The Athletics cover 65.7% of the time at Oakland Coliseum, going 46-24-0 SU.
The Athletics have been a good Over pick for over/under baseball wagerers, having gone 63-74-2.
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Key Detroit Tigers Injuries
9/5/2019 Jordy Mercer SS Wrist Probable for Sep 6
9/5/2019 John Hicks C Illness Probable for Sep 6
9/1/2019 JaCoby Jones CF Wrist Out for the season
8/28/2019 Niko Goodrum SS Groin Out for the season
8/14/2019 Blaine Hardy RP Elbow Out for the season
8/11/2019 Tyson Ross SP Elbow Expected to be out until at least Sep 11
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 Oakland Athletics Injuries
9/5/2019 Yusmeiro Petit RP Personal Expected to be out until at least Sep 9
9/5/2019 Chris Bassitt SP Personal Expected to be out until at least Sep 7
9/4/2019 Stephen Piscotty RF Ankle Expected to be out until at least Sep 22
9/3/2019 Ramon Laureano CF Lower Leg Expected to be out until at least Sep 6
5/15/2019 Daniel Gossett RP Elbow Out for the season
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Tigers have a 41-97 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Jordan Zimmermann has a 1-9 record with an earned run average of 6.03 and a WHIP of 1.43 this season. He has 69 strikeouts over his 94 innings pitched and he's given up 112 hits. He's allowed 10.7 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 4.54. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.98 and they have given up 547 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .261 against the bullpen and they've struck out 494 hitters and walked 246 batters. As a team, Detroit allows 9.7 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.5 batters per nine innings. They are 28th in the league in team earned run average at 5.19. The Tigers pitchers collectively have given up 1,323 base hits and 711 earned runs. They have allowed 217 home runs this season, ranking them 7th in the league. Detroit as a pitching staff has walked 465 batters and struck out 1,162. They have walked 3.4 men per 9 innings while striking out 8.5 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.45 and their FIP as a unit is 4.89.
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As a team Detroit is hitting .240, good for 28th in the league. The Tigers hold a .390 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .294, which is good for 30th in baseball. They rank 26th in MLB with 8.2 hits per game. Brandon Dixon is hitting .250 with an on-base percentage of .291. He has 87 hits this season in 348 at bats with 48 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .451 and an OPS+ of 92. Miguel Cabrera is hitting .285 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .347. He has totaled 126 hits and he has driven in 53 men in 442 at bats. His OPS+ is 97 while his slugging percentage is at .398. The Tigers have 1,146 hits, including 259 doubles and 131 home runs. Detroit has walked 341 times so far this season and they have struck out 1,385 times as a unit. They have left 919 men on base and have a team OPS of .684. They score 3.66 runs per contest and have scored a total of 509 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Oakland has a 81-58 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 3.67, Chris Bassitt has a 9-5 record and a 1.19 WHIP. He has 118 strikeouts over the 130 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 111 hits. He's allowing 7.7 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 4.57. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.12 and they have given up 437 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .235 against the Athletics bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 495 batters and walked 191 opposing hitters. As a team, Oakland allows 8.3 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.8 batters per nine innings. They are 7th in the league in team earned run average at 4.05. The Athletics pitchers as a team have surrendered 1,170 base knocks and 569 earned runs this season. They have given up 170 home runs this year, which ranks 27th in Major League Baseball. Oakland as a staff has walked 423 hitters and struck out 1,088 batters. They give up a walk 3 times per 9 innings while they strike out 7.8 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.26 while their FIP as a staff is 4.38.
As a team, they are batting .249, good for 17th in the league. The Athletics hold a .448 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .326, which is good for 14th in baseball. They rank 17th in MLB with 8.5 hits per contest. Matt Chapman comes into this matchup batting .256 with an OBP of .348. He has 129 hits this year along with 78 RBI in 503 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .523 with an OPS+ of 131. Marcus Semien is hitting .277 this season and he has an OBP of .360. He has collected 158 hits in 570 at bats while driving in 75 runs. He has an OPS+ of 129 and a slugging percentage of .498. The Athletics as a unit have 1,190 base hits, including 251 doubles and 220 homers. Oakland has walked 490 times this year and they have struck out on 1,125 occasions. They have had 920 men left on base and have an OPS of .774. They have scored 5.18 runs per game and totaled 725 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Tigers/Athletics MLB game against the spread?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take the Tigers and over the total runs
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