Cleveland Indians vs Detroit Tigers Prediction, 5/25/2021 MLB Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Cleveland Indians vs Detroit Tigers
Date: Tuesday, May 25, 2021
Location: Comerica Park in Detroit, MI
TV: Bally Sports Detroit
Tarik Skubal and the Detroit Tigers (18-28, 4th in AL Central) play the Cleveland Indians (24-20, 2nd in AL Central) at Comerica Park on Tuesday.
Cleveland has a slugging percentage of .386 and have struck out 377 times, while being walked on 138 occasions. They have earned 168 RBI's as well as 310 hits on the campaign, and their team batting average comes in at .214. The Indians have hit 70 two-baggers as a team and have smacked 54 balls out of the park. They have racked up 176 runs while holding a team OBP of .287. As a team, the Cleveland Indians are putting up 4.0 runs per game, which ranks them 24th in baseball.
Indians pitchers have yielded 58 home runs and also 178 runs in total (8th in the league). They have walked 165 opposing players and their FIP comes in at 4.28 as a squad this season. They have earned a strikeout to walk ratio of 2.59 and the pitching staff has recorded a WHIP of 1.23. The Indians have an ERA of 3.80 on the year (9th in the league), and their staff has rung up 427 batters.
The Indians relievers have recorded a save percentage of 87.5% and has stepped onto the mound in 33 save situations. The relief pitchers have inherited 52 runners so far this year with 28.8% of them earned a run for their team. Indians bullpen pitchers have come into the game with runners on 39 times in addition to having 45 appearances in high leverage situations. The Indians have dispatched 139 relief pitchers to the mound for the season. The bullpen have earned 17 holds for the year (26th in baseball). They have earned 14 saves on the year and have not converted 2 of 16 save opportunities.
The Indians have converted 71.8% of baseballs in play into outs in their 3,525 innings on the field, which has them sitting 6th in professional baseball. The Cleveland Indians have a tally of 1,175 putouts on the year, as well as 399 assists and 26 errors. Their fielding rate sits at .984 which has them sitting 14th in pro baseball, and have 295 double plays.
Civale has thrown 191 innings and has tallied 162 strikeouts during his MLB career. Civale (13-11 career mark) sits with a FIP of 3.90 while he has gone up against 773 opposing hitters during his time in the majors. His ERA is 3.57 (76 ER's allowed) and he has a WHIP of 1.143. He has allowed 171 base hits (8.0 hits per nine innings) with 48 free passes.
Detroit has knocked in 43 home runs for the season as well as 165 RBIs. They have notched 51 doubles, while taking a walk 134 times as well as putting up 168 runs. The Detroit Tigers have accumulated an on-base percentage of .296 in addition to a team batting average of .229 this season. The Tigers have a SLG% of .361 and they are scoring 3.65 runs per game (28th in the league). They have been rung up on 474 occasions (3rd in the league) and have 345 base knocks.
The Detroit pitching staff have given up 226 runs for the year while having a team ERA of 4.72 (206 earned runs yielded). They have relinquished 55 HR's and they surrender 5.17 runs per 9 innings (24th in baseball). The Tigers are sitting with a team WHIP of 1.378 and are the owners of a FIP of 4.55 as a staff on the campaign. They currently have a K/BB ratio of 2.18 (360 strikeouts against 165 walks). They are currently ranked 19th in baseball as a staff in total hits given up with 377.
Sitting with 43 save situations, the Tigers have compiled 25 holds and 7 blown saves. Detroit has had relief pitchers take the mound in 17 save chances and they have come away with 10 saves. Their bullpen pitchers have stepped onto the mound 35 times in high leverage situations and also on 40 occasions with runners on. Detroit relief pitchers have an inherited score percentage of 36.4% out of their 66 inherited runners. They sit at 17th in MLB with a save rate of 58.8%, and they have dispatched 143 bullpen pitchers onto the diamond for the season.
In 3,543 innings on the diamond, the Tigers are sitting with a efficiency on defense of 69.5% (14th in professional baseball). The Detroit Tigers have turned 35 double plays and have accounted for a fielding rate of .982 (22nd in the majors). The Tigers have racked up 399 assists, 29 errors and have notched a total of 1,181 putouts on the season.
During his pro baseball career, Skubal has surrendered 67 hits and he has 77 punch outs in 70 frames. He has surrendered 43 ER's while earning a WHIP of 1.386 and a FIP of 6.3. His strikeout to walk ratio is 2.57 and he has gone up against 307 batters during his MLB career. Skubal (2-10 career record) has earned a 5.53 ERA while giving up 8.6 hits per 9 innings.
Who will win tonight's MLB game against the spread?
Josh Schonwald's Pick: Take Detroit
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