Baltimore Orioles vs Detroit Tigers Prediction, 5/15/2022 MLB Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Baltimore Orioles vs Detroit Tigers
Date: Sunday, May 15, 2022
Location: Comerica Park in Detroit, MI
TV: Bally Sports Detroit
Odds/Point Spread: Baltimore (+115) Detroit (-135)
Comerica Park is where the Detroit Tigers (10-23) will take on the Baltimore Orioles (14-19) on Sunday. The moneyline on this game has Baltimore at +115 and Detroit is coming in at -135. The total is 7.5. The starting pitchers are Tyler Wells and Tarik Skubal.
As a team, the Baltimore Orioles are scoring 3.4 runs per game, which ranks them 28th in MLB. They have notched a total of 113 runs and hold an OBP of .308. The Orioles have earned 53 doubles as a squad and have smacked 24 balls out of the park. They have recorded 108 runs batted in as well as 258 base knocks on the campaign, while their batting average is sitting at .233. Baltimore has a slugging % of .352 and have struck out 297 times, while drawing a walk on 100 occasions.
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Orioles pitchers have relinquished 28 home runs and also 137 runs in total (18th in the league). They have walked 102 opposing batters and their FIP sits at 3.92 as a team for the year. Their K/BB ratio is 2.41 and the pitching staff holds a collective WHIP of 1.28. The Orioles have a team earned run average of 3.78 this year (18th in MLB), and they have rung up 246 batters.
The Orioles have sent 117 relief pitchers to the mound so far this year. The relievers have inherited 61 base runners this season with 31.1% of them crossed the plate. They have tallied 7 saves this season and have missed out on 2 of their 9 chances to get a save. The Orioles relief pitchers have recorded a save percentage of 77.8% and has stepped onto the mound in 25 save situations. The relief pitchers have racked up 16 holds over the course of the season (18th in the league). Orioles bullpen pitchers have entered the game with runners on base 39 times as well as having 40 appearances in high leverage situations.
The Orioles have transformed 68.9% of baseballs in play into outs out of their 2,592 innings, which ranks them 23rd in professional baseball. The Baltimore Orioles have accounted for 864 putouts on the year, as well as 320 assists and 24 errors. Their fielding percentage is currently at .980 which has them sitting 25th in pro baseball, and have earned 41 double plays.
Wells has thrown 81 innings and has tallied 82 strikeouts during his pro baseball career. Wells (3-5 career mark) is the owner of a FIP of 3.72 and he has faced 322 opposing hitters during his time in the majors. His earned run average is 4.00 (36 ER's allowed) and his career WHIP is 0.975. He has conceded 63 hits (7.0 hits per 9 innings) and has had 16 walks.
Detroit has knocked in 13 long balls for the year as well as 90 runs batted in. They have hit 43 doubles, while taking a walk 96 times and scoring 92 runs. The Detroit Tigers have tallied a team on-base percentage of .289 in addition to a team batting average of .220 this year. The Tigers have a slugging percentage of .304 and they are earning 2.79 runs per game (30th in baseball). They have been called out on strikes on 281 instances (13th in MLB) and have earned a total of 235 hits.
The Tigers hold a team WHIP of 1.212 in addition to having a FIP of 3.98 as a staff on the campaign. They are currently ranked 11th in the league as a pitching staff in total hits allowed with 242. The Detroit pitching staff have surrendered 132 runs on the year while holding an ERA of 3.61 (115 earned runs surrendered). Their K/BB ratio comes in at 2.25 (239 strikeouts against 106 walks). They have relinquished 30 home runs and they relinquish 4.14 runs per 9 innings (15th in the league).
Detroit relievers hold an inherited score rate of 20.5% out of their 39 inherited base runners. Their bullpen pitchers have taken the field 35 times in high leverage situations in addition to 24 occasions with runners on. With 24 save situations, the Tigers have accrued 14 holds and 3 blown saves. They are ranked 21st in baseball holding a save rate of 66.7%, and they have sent 116 relief pitchers to the mound on the campaign. Detroit has had bullpen pitchers step onto the mound in 9 save opportunities and they have recorded 6 saves.
The Detroit Tigers have turned 20 double plays and own a fielding percentage of .984 (17th in the majors). The Tigers have recorded 279 assists, 18 errors and are sitting with 862 putouts this year. In 2,586 innings on the field, the Tigers have earned a efficiency on defense of 72.6% (4th in baseball).
During his MLB career, Skubal has surrendered 201 base hits while he has tallied 235 strikeouts in 215 innings. He has surrendered 103 ER's while earning a WHIP of 1.233 and being the owner of a FIP of 4.8. His K/BB ratio is 3.67 and he has faced 904 batters so far in his MLB career. Skubal (11-18 career mark) has earned a 4.31 ERA and has given up 8.4 hits per nine innings.
Who will win tonight's MLB game against the spread or moneyline?
Tony Sink's Pick: Take Baltimore (+115)
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