Kansas City Royals vs Detroit Tigers Prediction, 5/11/2021 MLB Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Kansas City Royals vs Detroit Tigers
Date: Tuesday, May 11, 2021
Location: Comerica Park in Detroit, MI
TV: Bally Sports Detroit
Comerica Park is the venue where Matthew Boyd and the Detroit Tigers (10-24, 5th in AL Central) will play the Kansas City Royals (16-17, 3rd in AL Central) on Tuesday.
Kansas City has a slugging percentage of .384 and have been rung up 271 times, while drawing a walk on 104 occasions. They have earned 129 RBI's and 252 base knocks on the campaign, and their team batting average comes in at .234. The Royals have accounted for 49 two-baggers as a team and have knocked 31 baseballs out of the park. They have racked up 137 runs and hold an OBP of .303. As a unit, the Kansas City Royals are scoring 4.2 runs/g, which ranks them 19th in baseball.
The Royals have an ERA of 4.80 on the campaign (26th in baseball), and their staff has struck out 287 hitters. They have earned a strikeout to walk ratio of 2.26 and the pitching staff has earned a collective WHIP of 1.39. Royals pitchers have given up 36 home runs and also 168 runs in total (25th in MLB). They have walked 127 opposing players and their FIP comes in at 4.17 as a team for the year.
The Royals have sent 118 relief pitchers to the hill this season. The bullpen pitchers have inherited 61 base runners on the season with 27.9% of those players ended up scoring. They have earned 9 saves on the season and have blown 5 out of their 14 save chances. The Royals bullpen have earned a save rate of 64.3% and has come into the game in 32 save situations. The relievers have recorded 18 holds this year (11th in MLB). Royals bullpen pitchers have entered the game with players on base 40 times in addition to having 37 appearances in high leverage situations.
The Royals have turned 68.2% of balls hit into play into outs in their 2,601 innings on the diamond, which has them ranked 27th in the majors. The Kansas City Royals have notched a total of 867 putouts so far this season, in addition to 274 assists and 23 errors. Their fielding rate is holding at .980 which has them ranked 22nd in MLB, and have 231 double plays.
Singer (5-8 career win-loss record) sits with a FIP of 3.88 while he has gone up against 386 opposing batters in the major leagues. He has given up 75 base knocks (7.2 hits per 9 innings) with 34 free passes. His ERA is 3.86 (40 earned runs allowed) and he has a WHIP of 1.168. Singer has pitched in 93 frames and has 90 punch outs in his MLB career.
The Detroit Tigers have an OBP of .277 and a batting average of .212 on the year. They have struck out on 354 occasions (4th in MLB) and have accounted for 231 base hits. Detroit has 34 long balls this season and 109 RBIs. The Tigers hold a slugging percentage of .350 and they are scoring 3.26 runs per game (30th in MLB). They have 35 doubles, while walking 94 times and putting up 111 runs.
The Tigers have a team WHIP of 1.481 in addition to having a FIP of 4.97 as a team on the campaign. Their strikeout to walk ratio comes in at 1.91 (256 strikeouts against 134 free passes). They rank 26th in MLB as a staff in total hits given up with 290. They have surrendered 47 homers and they yield 5.63 runs per 9 innings (28th in MLB). The Detroit pitching staff have allowed 179 runs over the course of the season while holding a team ERA of 5.16 (164 earned runs relinquished).
Sitting with 23 save situations, the Tigers have accumulated 11 holds in addition to 5 blown saves. Detroit has had bullpen pitchers enter the contest in 11 save opportunities and they have walked away with 6 saves. Their bullpen pitchers have stepped onto the mound 22 times in high leverage situations and also on 33 occasions with runners on base. Detroit relievers hold an inherited score rate of 40.4% of 57 inherited runners. They are ranked 20th in the league with a save rate of 54.5%, and they have dispatched 105 bullpen pitchers to the mound over the course of the season.
The Detroit Tigers have twisted 24 double plays and have a fielding rate of .980 (24th in professional baseball). The Tigers have accrued 294 assists, 24 errors and have notched a total of 860 putouts for the season. Out of their 2,580 innings played, the Tigers are sitting with a efficiency on defense of 68.9% (21st in the majors).
In his MLB career, Boyd has allowed 742 base knocks and he has 716 K's in 741 frames. Boyd (36-57 career win-loss record) has earned a 4.94 ERA and has given up 9.0 hits per 9 innings. He has given up a total of 407 earned runs while holding a WHIP of 1.314 and a FIP of 4.7. He has a K/BB ratio of 3.09 and he has gone up against 3,176 batters in his career.
Who will win tonight's MLB game against the spread?
Guy Bruhn's Pick: Take Detroit
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