Detroit Tigers vs Baltimore Orioles Prediction, 8/10/2021 MLB Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Detroit Tigers vs Baltimore Orioles
Date: Tuesday, August 10, 2021
Location: Oriole Park in Baltimore, MD
Odds/Point Spread: Detroit (+100) Baltimore (-125)
Casey Mize and the Detroit Tigers (54-60, 3rd in AL Central) are headed to Oriole Park on Tuesday where they'll meet the Baltimore Orioles (38-72, 5th in AL East). The Tigers open this contest at +100 while the Orioles are priced at -125. The over/under opens at 10. The pitchers who are expected to start are Casey Mize and Keegan Akin.
Detroit has a slugging rate of .397 and have been rung up 1,087 times, while being walked on 362 occasions. They have tallied 481 runs batted in and 901 base knocks so far this year, while their average at the plate sits at .241. The Tigers have accrued 153 two-baggers as a team and have hit 127 baseballs out of the stadium. They have racked up 498 runs scored while having a team OBP of .309. As a team, the Detroit Tigers are notching 4.4 runs per game, which ranks them 18th in MLB.
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The Tigers have an ERA of 4.50 this year (22nd in baseball), and the staff has struck out 891 batters. Their strikeout to walk ratio sits at 2.30 and the pitching staff has a collective WHIP of 1.36. Tigers pitchers have conceded 146 home runs and 548 runs in total (24th in the league). They have walked 387 opposing players and their FIP comes in at 4.65 as a team for the year.
The Tigers relief pitchers have a save percentage of 65.0% and has come into the game in 102 save situations. The bullpen pitchers have inherited 171 base runners for the season and 35.1% of them ended up crossing the plate. Tigers pitchers have come into the game with runners on base 109 times in addition to having 106 appearances in high leverage situations. The Tigers have sent 397 relief pitchers to the hill on the year. The relievers have notched 58 holds so far this year (12th in baseball). They have compiled 26 saves over the course of the season and have missed out on 14 of 40 save chances.
The Tigers have converted 69.6% of balls hit into play into outs out of 8,892 innings on the field, which has them sitting 17th in MLB. The Detroit Tigers are sitting with 2,964 putouts at this point in the season, in addition to 1,014 assists and 64 errors. Their fielding percentage is at .984 which puts them in 17th in the majors, and have a total of 827 double plays.
Mize has thrown 144 frames and has tallied 116 punch outs during his career. His ERA is 4.24 (68 earned runs allowed) and he has a WHIP of 1.199. He has allowed 129 base hits (8.0 hits per nine innings) with 44 free passes. Mize (6-9 mark in his career) has a FIP of 5.13 while facing 602 opposing batters in the major leagues.
The Baltimore Orioles have tallied an OBP of .303 and a batting average of .239 for the year. They have been rung up on 959 occasions (20th in the league) and have earned a total of 878 base hits. Baltimore has recorded 129 home runs over the course of the season as well as 440 runs batted in. The Orioles hold a team SLG% of .401 and they score 4.16 runs per contest (22nd in the league). They have put up 187 two-baggers, while taking a walk 308 times as well as recording 458 runs.
The Orioles are sitting with a team WHIP of 1.477 and have a FIP of 4.86 as a squad for the year. They rank 29th in the league as a staff in total hits relinquished with 1,015. The Baltimore pitching staff have conceded 624 runs this season while having a team ERA of 5.62 (594 earned runs surrendered). Their strikeout to walk ratio comes in at 2.30 (896 strikeouts vs 390 bases on balls). They have allowed 161 homers and they surrender 5.90 runs per 9 innings (30th in MLB).
Baltimore relievers have an inherited score percentage of 38.8% of 232 inherited runners. Their bullpen pitchers have come in 114 times in high leverage situations in addition to 144 occasions with base runners. With 80 save situations, the Orioles have amassed 44 holds and also 17 blown saves. They sit at 28th in MLB with a save percentage of 51.4%, and they have sent 375 relievers onto the diamond for the year. Baltimore has had relievers take the mound in 35 save opportunities and they have come away with 18 saves.
Out of their 8,562 innings played, the Orioles hold a defensive efficiency of 67.7% (29th in pro baseball). The Baltimore Orioles have twisted 64 double plays and have notched a fielding percentage of .986 (7th in professional baseball). The Orioles have recorded 897 assists, 55 errors and have earned a total of 2,854 putouts during this campaign.
So far in his career, Akin has surrendered 97 hits while totaling 82 punch outs in 77 frames. He has allowed 57 earned runs while earning a WHIP of 1.642 and having a FIP of 4.3. He has a strikeout to walk ratio of 2.73 and he has gone up against 354 batters during his MLB career. Akin (1-7 career mark) is the owner of a 6.63 earned run average while allowing 11.3 hits per nine innings.
Who will win tonight's MLB game against the spread?
Guy Bruhn's Pick: Take Detroit (+100)
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