Cleveland Guardians vs Detroit Tigers Prediction, 7/5/2022 MLB Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Cleveland Guardians vs Detroit Tigers
Date: Tuesday, July 5, 2022
Location: Comerica Park in Detroit, MI
TV: Bally Sports Detroit
The Detroit Tigers (30-47) will try to defeat the Cleveland Guardians (40-36) at Comerica Park on Tuesday. The men taking the mound will be Cal Quantrill and Tyler Alexander.
Cleveland has a slugging % of .380 and have been called out on strikes 536 times, while taking a walk on 224 occasions. They have 313 runs batted in in addition to 629 base knocks for the year, and their team batting average comes in at .244. The Guardians have tallied 139 doubles as a team and have hit 60 balls out of the stadium. They have accounted for 331 runs scored and have an on-base percentage of .308. As a team, the Cleveland Guardians are notching 4.4 runs per game, which has them at 17th in MLB.
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The Guardians have an ERA of 3.94 so far this season (16th in MLB), and their staff has struck out 627 hitters. They have a K/BB ratio of 2.71 and the pitching staff has a collective WHIP of 1.24. Guardians pitchers have conceded 91 home runs and 329 runs in total (14th in MLB). They have walked 231 opposing players and their FIP comes in at 4.18 as a squad so far this season.
Guardians relief pitchers have stepped onto the hill with players on base 66 times and also have had 81 appearances in high leverage situations. The bullpen have recorded 21 holds so far this season (30th in the league). The Guardians relief pitchers have a save percentage of 72.4% and has come into the game in 53 save situations. They have accumulated 21 saves for the season and have blown 8 out of their 29 chances to save the game. The relievers have inherited 91 runners this season and 30.8% of them earned a run for their team. The Guardians have sent 238 relievers to the hill on the year.
The Cleveland Guardians have accumulated 2,031 putouts on the campaign, in addition to 686 assists and 46 errors. Their fielding percentage sits at .983 which has them sitting 23rd in MLB, and have accumulated 62 double plays. The Guardians have transformed 70.5% of balls hit into play into outs out of their 6,093 innings on the field, which has them sitting 12th in MLB.
Quantrill has taken the ball for 369 innings and has accumulated 292 punch outs thus far in his career. Quantrill (20-15 career mark) is the owner of a FIP of 4.21 and he has faced 1,544 batters in the major leagues. His ERA is 3.66 (150 ER's allowed) and he has a career WHIP of 1.229. He has allowed 346 base knocks (8.4 hits per nine innings) and has 108 walks.
Detroit has hit 46 HRs so far this season to go along with 222 RBIs. They have 102 doubles, while taking a walk 182 times as well as racking up 231 runs. The Detroit Tigers have tallied a team on-base percentage of .285 and a team batting average of .228 on the campaign. The Tigers hold a slugging percentage of .335 and they are scoring 3.00 runs per outing (30th in MLB). They have struck out on 653 occasions (20th in the league) and have notched a total of 572 hits.
The Detroit pitching staff have conceded 332 runs on the campaign and come in with a team ERA of 4.11 (307 earned runs given up). They have conceded 79 dingers and they concede 4.44 runs per 9 innings (19th in the league). The Tigers have a team WHIP of 1.263 in addition to having a FIP of 4.02 as a staff on the season. Their K/BB ratio is 2.49 (594 strikeouts against 239 walks). They have a ranking of 8th in baseball as a pitching staff in total hits conceded with 611.
Detroit has had bullpen pitchers step onto the hill in 24 save opportunities and they have converted 18 saves. They are ranked 4th in the league holding a save percentage of 75.0%, and they have sent 275 relievers onto the diamond on the campaign. Their relief pitchers have taken the field 68 times in high leverage situations and also on 52 occasions with runners on. Detroit bullpen pitchers have an inherited score rate of 25.6% of 86 inherited runners. With 68 save situations, the Tigers have 42 holds in addition to 6 blown saves.
The Detroit Tigers have gotten 58 double plays and hold a fielding percentage of .986 (14th in the majors). The Tigers have 649 assists, 39 errors and have 2,019 putouts so far this year. In 6,057 innings on the diamond, the Tigers hold a defensive efficiency of 70.6% (11th in pro baseball).
In his pro baseball career, Alexander has surrendered 236 hits while earning 184 punch outs in 218 frames. He has given up a total of 103 earned runs while holding a WHIP of 1.313 and being the owner of a FIP of 4.5. He has a strikeout to walk ratio of 3.61 and he has faced 935 batters during his pro baseball career. Alexander (6-14 mark in his career) has a 4.24 earned run average while conceding 9.7 hits per 9 innings.
Who will win tonight's MLB game against the spread or moneyline?
Josh Schonwald's Pick: Take Detroit
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