Oakland Athletics at Detroit Tigers MLB Parlay 5/16/2019
Thursday, May 16, 2019
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Probable Pitchers: Chris Bassitt vs. Spencer Turnbull
Miguel Cabrera and the Detroit Tigers (18-22, 4th in AL Central) host the Oakland Athletics (19-25, 5th in AL West) at Comerica Park on Thursday, May 16, 2019. The Tigers open this contest at +101 while the Athletics are coming in at -111. The total is set at 9.5.
The Athletics have been an awful bet for wagerers, having gone 18-26-0 against the moneyline. Detroit is covering 47.5% of the time, going 19-21-0. The Athletics have been an awful bet for wagerers as favorites, going 9-18-0. Detroit has gone 14-17-0 as the underdog, so they are covering the ML 45.2% of the time.
Valuable Oakland Athletics Betting Trends
The Athletics have been a dicey Over bet for O/U baseball bettors, having gone 22-22-0.
The Athletics are covering the ML 40.0% of the time on the road, having gone 8-12-0.
Important Detroit Tigers Betting Trends
The Tigers are covering the ML 42.1% of the time at Comerica Park, going 8-11-0.
The Tigers have been an awful Over bet for O/U baseball bettors, having gone 18-22-0.
Key Oakland Athletics Injuries
04/17/19 P Marco Estrada Back 10-day IL (04/17)
03/25/19 C Chris Herrmann Knee 60-day IL (03/17)
03/25/19 P Jharel Cotton Arm 60-day IL (03/17)
03/25/19 LF Nick Martini Knee 10-day IL (03/17)
03/25/19 P Sean Manaea Shoulder 60-day IL (03/25)
Key Detroit Tigers Injuries
05/13/19 P Tyson Ross Elbow 10-day IL (05/13)
05/09/19 SS Jordy Mercer Quad 10-day IL (05/09)
05/01/19 P Matt Moore Knee 60-day IL (04/30); is out for season
04/26/19 P Jordan Zimmermann Elbow 10-day IL (04/26)
03/28/19 P Michael Fulmer Elbow 60-day IL (03/23)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Athletics have a 19-25 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Chris Bassitt has a 1-1 record with an earned run average of 2.55 and a WHIP of 0.97 this season. He has 31 strikeouts over his 24.2 innings pitched and he's given up 17 hits. He's allowed 6.2 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 4.2. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.03 and they have given up 149 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .232 against the bullpen and they've struck out 176 hitters and walked 73 batters. As a team, Oakland allows 8.3 hits per nine innings while striking out 8 batters per nine innings. They are 16th in the league in team earned run average at 4.31. The Athletics pitchers collectively have given up 368 base hits and 192 earned runs. They have allowed 53 home runs this season, ranking them 18th in the league. Oakland as a pitching staff has walked 149 batters and struck out 355. They have walked 3.3 men per 9 innings while striking out 8 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.29 and their FIP as a unit is 4.31.
As a team Oakland is hitting .236, good for 22nd in the league. The Athletics hold a .396 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .314, which is good for 19th in baseball. They rank 22nd in MLB with 8.1 hits per game. Marcus Semien is hitting .275 with an on-base percentage of .369. He has 47 hits this season in 171 at bats with 18 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .398 and an OPS+ of 113. Matt Chapman is hitting .266 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .359. He has totaled 42 hits and he has driven in 24 men in 158 at bats. His OPS+ is 142 while his slugging percentage is at .532. The Athletics have 357 hits, including 64 doubles and 56 home runs. Oakland has walked 159 times so far this season and they have struck out 340 times as a unit. They have left 305 men on base and have a team OPS of .711. They score 4.41 runs per contest and have scored a total of 194 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Detroit has a 18-22 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 2.42, Spencer Turnbull has a 2-2 record and a 1.21 WHIP. He has 44 strikeouts over the 44.2 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 36 hits. He's allowing 7.3 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 3.62. The bullpen has an earned run average of 5.50 and they have given up 153 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .275 against the Tigers bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 132 batters and walked 69 opposing hitters. As a team, Detroit allows 9.1 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.3 batters per nine innings. They are 25th in the league in team earned run average at 4.85. The Tigers pitchers as a team have surrendered 358 base knocks and 191 earned runs this season. They have given up 55 home runs this year, which ranks 13th in Major League Baseball. Detroit as a staff has walked 143 hitters and struck out 326 batters. They give up a walk 3.6 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8.3 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.41 while their FIP as a staff is 4.65.
As a team, they are batting .227, good for 25th in the league. The Tigers hold a .375 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .297, which is good for 25th in baseball. They rank 25th in MLB with 7.6 hits per contest. Miguel Cabrera comes into this matchup batting .282 with an OBP of .349. He has 42 hits this year along with 15 RBI in 149 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .342 with an OPS+ of 88. Nicholas Castellanos is hitting .270 this season and he has an OBP of .321. He has collected 41 hits in 152 at bats while driving in 12 runs. He has an OPS+ of 103 and a slugging percentage of .447. The Tigers as a unit have 303 base hits, including 81 doubles and 33 homers. Detroit has walked 122 times this year and they have struck out on 387 occasions. They have had 275 men left on base and have an OPS of .671. They have scored 3.48 runs per game and totaled 139 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Athletics/Tigers MLB game against the spread?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take the Tigers +101
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