Boston Red Sox vs Detroit Tigers Prediction, 4/13/2022 MLB Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Boston Red Sox vs Detroit Tigers
Date: Wednesday, April 13, 2022
Location: Comerica Park in Detroit, MI
TV: Bally Sports Detroit
Odds/Point Spread: Boston (-110) Detroit (-110)
The Boston Red Sox (1-3) are headed to Comerica Park on Wednesday where they will compete against the Detroit Tigers (2-2). The moneyline on this game has Boston at -110 while Detroit is at -110. The over/under comes in at 8. The starting pitchers are Nathan Eovaldi and Eduardo Rodriguez.
As a unit, the Boston Red Sox are earning 3.0 runs per game, which ranks them 23rd in the league. They have racked up 12 runs while holding a team on-base percentage of .243. The Red Sox have tallied 6 two-baggers as a team and have hit 4 balls out of the park. They have recorded 12 RBI's and 23 base knocks over the course of the season, while their team batting average is .173. Boston is slugging .308 and have struck out 36 times, while drawing a walk on 11 occasions.
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The Red Sox have a team ERA of 3.60 on the season (12th in baseball), and their staff has rung up 39 batters. They have earned a K/BB ratio of 2.79 and their pitching staff has recorded a WHIP of 1.31. Red Sox pitchers have yielded 6 long balls and 16 runs in total (16th in MLB). Their pitching staff has walked 14 batters and their FIP comes in at 4.56 as a team for the season.
The Red Sox have dispatched 19 relievers to the hill for the season. The bullpen pitchers have inherited 9 runners for the year and 44.4% of those runners crossed the plate. They have 1 save on the campaign and have not converted 2 of 3 chances to save the game. The Red Sox bullpen have a save rate of 33.3% and stepped onto the hill in 6 save situations. The bullpen are sitting with 3 holds for the season (7th in MLB). Red Sox pitchers have entered the contest with runners on 8 times in addition to having 12 appearances in high leverage situations.
The Boston Red Sox have a tally of 105 putouts at this point in the season, in addition to 28 assists and 2 errors. Their fielding rate is at .985 which is 17th in professional baseball, and have a total of 2 double plays. The Red Sox have turned 69.6% of balls in play into outs out of 315 innings on the diamond, which has them sitting at 18th in MLB.
Eovaldi has taken the mound for 1,153 innings and has tallied 964 punch outs during his MLB career. Eovaldi (61-65 win-loss record in his career) is the owner of a FIP of 3.79 while he has gone up against 4,918 hitters in the major leagues. His earned run average is 4.19 (537 ER's allowed) and he has a career WHIP of 1.330. He has given up 1,197 hits (9.3 hits per 9 innings) and has 337 walks.
The Detroit Tigers have tallied an OBP of .303 and a batting average of .203 on the season. They have struck out on 41 occasions (6th in the league) and have notched a total of 25 hits. Detroit has knocked in 2 HRs for the year as well as 11 runs batted in. The Tigers have a team slugging % of .317 and they earn 2.75 runs per contest (26th in MLB). They have notched 4 doubles, while getting a free base 16 times as well as putting up 11 runs.
The Detroit pitching staff have conceded 20 runs this year while holding an ERA of 4.75 (19 earned runs relinquished). They have surrendered 4 homers and they surrender 5.00 runs per 9 innings (23rd in MLB). The Tigers are sitting with a team WHIP of 1.111 and have a FIP of 4.00 as a unit on the season. Their strikeout to walk ratio sits at 3.17 (19 strikeouts against 6 bases on balls). They are sitting at 23rd in MLB as a staff in total hits surrendered with 34.
Detroit relief pitchers have an inherited score percentage of 0.0% out of their 2 inherited runners. Their relief pitchers have stepped onto the mound 4 times in high leverage situations and also on 1 occasion with base runners. With 1 save situation, the Tigers have compiled 0 holds and also 0 blown saves. They sit at 4th in the league with a save rate of 100.0%, and they have dispatched 14 bullpen pitchers to the hill so far this year. Detroit has had bullpen pitchers step onto the hill in 1 save chance and they have walked away with 1 save.
In their 324 innings played, the Tigers are sitting with a defensive efficiency of 73.6% (10th in professional baseball). The Detroit Tigers have turned 1 double play and have accounted for a fielding rate of .986 (13th in MLB). The Tigers have recorded 32 assists, 2 errors and are sitting with 108 putouts for the season.
In his MLB career, Rodriguez has allowed 835 hits while earning 894 strikeouts in 860 frames. Rodriguez (64-39 career win-loss record) has earned a 4.17 ERA while giving up 8.7 hits per 9 innings. He has allowed 399 earned runs while holding a WHIP of 1.314 and having a FIP of 3.8. He has a K/BB ratio of 3.02 and he has gone up against 3,667 opposing hitters during his pro baseball career.
Who will win tonight's MLB game against the spread or moneyline?
Guy Bruhn's Pick: Take Detroit (-110)
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