Cleveland Guardians vs Detroit Tigers Prediction, 8/10/2022 MLB Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Cleveland Guardians vs Detroit Tigers
Date: Wednesday, August 10, 2022
Location: Comerica Park in Detroit, MI
TV: Bally Sports Detroit
Odds/Point Spread: Cleveland (-175) Detroit (+150)
The Detroit Tigers (43-67) will compete against the Cleveland Guardians (56-52) at Comerica Park on Wednesday. The moneyline on this matchup has the Guardians at -175 while the Tigers are coming in at +150. The betting total is set at 8. The men taking the mound are Aaron Civale and Drew Hutchison.
As a team, the Cleveland Guardians are earning 4.3 runs per contest, which is 15th in MLB. They have 468 runs and hold an OBP of .314. The Guardians have accounted for 197 doubles as a squad and have hit 86 baseballs out of the stadium. They have accounted for 445 RBI's and 923 hits this season, while their team batting average comes in at .251. Cleveland has a slugging % of .385 and have been rung up 759 times, while being walked on 307 occasions.
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The Guardians have a team ERA of 3.90 so far this year (15th in the league), and the staff has rung up 883 hitters. Their strikeout to walk ratio is 2.88 and the pitching staff has a collective WHIP of 1.23. Guardians pitchers have surrendered 119 home runs and 460 runs (13th in baseball). They have walked 307 opposing hitters and their FIP is 3.97 as a team for the season.
The Guardians relief pitchers have a save percentage of 69.2% and has entered the game in 71 save situations. The bullpen pitchers have inherited 123 runners for the season and 31.7% of them ended up crossing the plate. Guardians pitchers have entered the game with runners on 86 times as well as having 103 appearances in high leverage situations. The Guardians have sent 329 relievers to the hill for the year. The relief pitchers have recorded 29 holds this year (30th in baseball). They have earned 27 saves on the season and have not converted 12 out of their 39 chances to save the game.
The Cleveland Guardians are sitting with 2,869 putouts at this point in the season, as well as 985 assists and 64 errors. Their fielding rate is holding steady at .984 which has them sitting 21st in baseball, and have accumulated 87 double plays. The Guardians have turned 70.0% of balls hit into play into outs out of 8,607 innings on the diamond, which has them sitting at 12th in pro baseball.
Civale (21-20 win-loss record in his career) has a FIP of 4.27 while he has gone up against 1,277 opposing batters in the major leagues. He has conceded 298 base knocks (8.7 hits per nine innings) and has 78 free passes. His ERA is 4.18 (144 ER's allowed) and he has a career WHIP of 1.213. Civale has thrown 310 frames and has accounted for 266 K's during his career.
The Detroit Tigers have accounted for an on-base percentage of .283 and a batting average of .226 for the year. They have been rung up on 940 instances (12th in MLB) and are sitting with 819 base hits. Detroit has tallied 65 HRs on the year to go along with 339 RBIs. The Tigers hold a team SLG% of .333 and they score 3.22 runs per outing (30th in baseball). They have hit 157 doubles, while getting a free base 258 times as well as notching 354 runs.
The Detroit pitching staff have given up 484 runs for the season while having a team ERA of 4.05 (431 earned runs conceded). They have given up 103 home runs and they give up 4.55 runs per 9 innings (21st in the league). The Tigers hold a team WHIP of 1.289 and are the owners of a FIP of 4.00 as a pitching staff on the season. Their strikeout to walk ratio is 2.33 (811 strikeouts vs 348 bases on balls). They are currently ranked 16th in MLB as a staff in total hits allowed with 887.
Sitting with 103 save situations, the Tigers have 65 holds and also 11 blown saves. Detroit has called on relievers to step onto the mound in 36 save chances and they have earned 25 saves. Their relievers have stepped onto the mound 103 times in high leverage situations and on 77 occasions with base runners. Detroit bullpen pitchers have an inherited score percentage of 28.1% of 135 inherited base runners. They rank 9th in the league with a save percentage of 69.4%, and they have sent 395 relievers onto the field on the season.
In 8,628 innings on the diamond, the Tigers hold a efficiency on defense of 70.2% (11th in baseball). The Detroit Tigers have gotten 91 double plays and hold a fielding percentage of .984 (20th in pro baseball). The Tigers have racked up 935 assists, 63 errors and have accumulated 2,876 putouts on the campaign.
During his MLB career, Hutchison has allowed 562 hits while totaling 460 strikeouts in 537 frames. Hutchison (36-29 career win-loss record) is the owner of a 4.91 ERA while conceding 9.4 hits per 9 innings. He has given up a total of 293 ER's while earning a WHIP of 1.409 and having a FIP of 4.5. His K/BB ratio is 2.36 and he has gone up against 2,341 batters in his pro baseball career.
Who will win tonight's MLB game against the spread or moneyline?
Josh Schonwald's Pick: Take Detroit (+150)
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