Cleveland Indians vs Detroit Tigers Prediction, 5/26/2021 MLB Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Cleveland Indians vs Detroit Tigers
Date: Wednesday, May 26, 2021
Location: Comerica Park in Detroit, MI
TV: Bally Sports Detroit
Cal Quantrill and the Cleveland Indians (25-20, 2nd in AL Central) head to Comerica Park on Wednesday where they'll take on the Detroit Tigers (18-29, 4th in AL Central).
Cleveland has a slugging percentage of .384 and have struck out 382 times, while taking a walk on 142 occasions. They have compiled 173 RBI's and 319 hits over the course of the season, while their average at the plate is sitting at .216. The Indians have tallied 70 two-baggers as a unit and have knocked 54 balls out of the stadium. They have a total of 182 runs scored and hold an OBP of .289. As a squad, the Cleveland Indians are putting up 4.0 runs per contest, which ranks them 23rd in the league.
The Indians have compiled a team ERA of 3.82 for the season (12th in the league), and their staff has rung up 438 hitters. They have walked 171 players from the other team and their FIP is 4.28 as a unit on the campaign. Their K/BB ratio is 2.56 and their pitching staff has a collective WHIP of 1.24. Indians pitchers have relinquished 59 long balls and 183 runs in total (8th in baseball).
Indians pitchers have come into the game with runners on base 39 times and also have had 47 appearances in high leverage situations. The relief pitchers have earned 19 holds for the year (23rd in baseball). The Indians relief pitchers have recorded a save rate of 88.2% and stepped onto the hill in 36 save situations. They have earned 15 saves so far this year and have blown 2 of 17 save chances. The relief pitchers have inherited 52 runners this season and 28.8% of them crossed the plate. The Indians have dispatched 143 relief pitchers to the mound on the campaign.
The Indians have converted 71.7% of baseballs in play into outs in their 3,606 innings, which ranks them 8th in pro baseball. The Cleveland Indians have earned 1,202 putouts this year, in addition to 409 assists and 26 errors. Their fielding percentage is currently at .984 which puts them in 12th in professional baseball, and they have turned 302 double plays.
Quantrill (8-8 career win-loss mark) is the owner of a FIP of 4.25 while he has gone up against 679 batters in the majors. He has conceded 159 hits (9.0 hits per nine innings) and has 47 free passes. His earned run average is 4.08 (72 ER's allowed) and he has a career WHIP of 1.298. Quantrill has taken the mound for 158 frames and has totaled 136 punch outs in his MLB career.
The Detroit Tigers hold an on-base percentage of .297 as well as a batting average of .230 for the season. They have struck out on 485 occasions (3rd in baseball) and have totaled 354 base hits. Detroit is sitting with 44 home runs on the year to go along with 170 RBIs. The Tigers hold a team slugging % of .363 and they earn 3.68 runs per contest (28th in baseball). They have hit 53 doubles, while taking a walk 140 times as well as notching 173 runs.
The Detroit pitching staff have allowed 232 runs on the year while having an ERA of 4.68 (209 earned runs relinquished). They have allowed 55 dingers and they concede 5.19 runs per 9 innings (23rd in the league). The Tigers hold a team WHIP of 1.380 and have a FIP of 4.53 as a unit on the season. Their K/BB ratio sits at 2.16 (365 strikeouts vs 169 walks). They rank 20th in baseball as a staff in total hits allowed with 386.
Sitting with 43 save situations, the Tigers have compiled 25 holds and also 7 blown saves. Detroit has had relief pitchers enter the contest in 17 save chances and they have earned 10 saves. Their relievers have stepped onto the mound 37 times in high leverage situations in addition to 41 occasions with runners on. Detroit relievers hold an inherited score percentage of 37.7% out of their 69 inherited runners. They are ranked 17th in MLB with a save percentage of 58.8%, and they have sent 147 relief pitchers to the mound this year.
In 3,624 innings played, the Tigers have a defensive efficiency of 69.4% (16th in the majors). The Detroit Tigers have twisted 38 double plays and have notched a fielding percentage of .982 (23rd in pro baseball). The Tigers have 415 assists, 30 errors and have a total of 1,208 putouts on the campaign.
During his pro baseball career, Urena has allowed 645 base hits and he has 439 K's in 645 frames. Urena (34-50 career mark) holds a 4.60 earned run average and has surrendered 9.0 hits per nine innings. He has surrendered a total of 330 earned runs while holding a WHIP of 1.351 and being the owner of a FIP of 4.7. He has a K/BB ratio of 1.93 and he has gone up against 2,769 opposing batters in his MLB career.
Who will win tonight's MLB game against the spread?
Josh Schonwald's Pick: Take Detroit
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