Baltimore Orioles vs Detroit Tigers Prediction, 5/13/2022 MLB Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Baltimore Orioles vs Detroit Tigers
Date: Friday, May 13, 2022
Location: Comerica Park in Detroit, MI
TV: Bally Sports Detroit
The Detroit Tigers (9-22) welcome the Baltimore Orioles (13-18) at Comerica Park on Friday. The starting pitchers are Jordan Lyles and Eduardo Rodriguez.
Baltimore has a slugging rate of .348 and have been called out on strikes 282 times, while drawing a walk on 93 occasions. They have accounted for 103 runs batted in and 242 base knocks this year, while their batting average sits at .234. The Orioles have tallied 53 doubles as a squad and have hit 20 baseballs out of the park. They are sitting with 108 runs while holding a team OBP of .307. As a unit, the Baltimore Orioles are compiling 3.5 runs/g, which has them at 26th in baseball.
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The Orioles are sitting with a team earned run average of 3.82 on the campaign (18th in baseball), and their staff has struck out 229 hitters. Their pitching staff has walked 96 opposing players and their FIP is 3.91 as a squad over the course of the season. Their strikeout to walk ratio sits at 2.39 and the pitching staff has a collective WHIP of 1.30. Orioles pitchers have given up 26 home runs and also 131 runs (19th in the league).
The Orioles have sent 110 relief pitchers to the mound for the season. The relief pitchers have inherited 58 base runners on the season with 32.8% of them ended up crossing the plate. They have compiled 6 saves for the season and have blown 2 of 8 save chances. The Orioles relief pitchers have a save percentage of 75.0% and has stepped onto the mound in 21 save situations. The bullpen have earned 13 holds on the year (23rd in baseball). Orioles pitchers have come into the game with runners on base 36 times and also have had 37 appearances in high leverage situations.
The Baltimore Orioles are sitting with 813 putouts so far this season, in addition to 297 assists and 23 errors. Their fielding rate is currently at .980 which is 24th in pro baseball, and have earned 37 double plays. The Orioles have turned 68.7% of baseballs in play into outs out of 2,439 innings, which has them sitting at 24th in the majors.
Lyles has pitched in 1,180 frames and has 904 K's thus far in his career. Lyles (56-81 win-loss mark in his career) has earned a FIP of 4.71 and he has faced 5,193 batters during his time in the major leagues. His ERA is 5.18 (679 ER's allowed) and his career WHIP is 1.436. He has conceded 1,291 base knocks (9.8 hits per nine innings) with 405 free passes.
Detroit is sitting with 12 home runs on the season to go along with 83 runs batted in. They have recorded 39 doubles, while taking a walk 90 times as well as putting up 85 runs. The Detroit Tigers have accounted for an on-base percentage of .290 in addition to a team batting average of .221 for the year. The Tigers hold a slugging percentage of .301 and they average 2.74 runs per contest (30th in MLB). They have struck out on 270 occasions (12th in MLB) and have earned 223 base knocks.
The Detroit pitching staff have given up 125 runs so far this year while having an ERA of 3.65 (109 earned runs allowed). They have surrendered 27 dingers and they yield 4.18 runs per 9 innings (16th in MLB). The Tigers hold a team WHIP of 1.204 with a FIP of 3.83 as a staff for the year. Their strikeout to walk ratio is 2.38 (226 strikeouts against 95 free passes). They are sitting at 11th in the league as a pitching staff in total hits allowed with 229.
Detroit bullpen pitchers have an inherited score percentage of 24.2% of 33 inherited runners. Their relief pitchers have stepped onto the mound 30 times in high leverage situations and on 21 occasions with runners on base. Sitting with 20 save situations, the Tigers have recorded 11 holds in addition to 3 blown saves. They are ranked 24th in the league with a save percentage of 62.5%, and they have dispatched 108 relief pitchers onto the diamond for the season. Detroit has had relievers enter the game in 8 save opportunities and they have converted 5 saves.
The Detroit Tigers have gotten 17 double plays and have earned a fielding percentage of .985 (16th in MLB). The Tigers have accrued 260 assists, 16 errors and have earned 808 putouts on the season. Out of their 2,424 innings played, the Tigers have accumulated a efficiency on defense of 72.4% (4th in pro baseball).
Rodriguez (64-41 record in his career) has a 4.17 ERA while allowing 8.7 hits per 9 innings. His strikeout to walk ratio is 3.03 and he has faced 3,784 batters in his career. He has allowed 412 earned runs while holding a WHIP of 1.308 and being the owner of a FIP of 3.8. In his pro baseball career, Rodriguez has surrendered 857 base knocks and he has 923 punch outs in 888 innings.
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Tony Sink's Pick: Take Baltimore
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