Detroit Tigers vs Baltimore Orioles Prediction, 9/20/2022 MLB Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Detroit Tigers vs Baltimore Orioles
Date: Tuesday, September 20, 2022
Location: Oriole Park at Camden Yards in Baltimore, MD
Odds/Point Spread: Detroit (+135) Baltimore (-155)
The Detroit Tigers (55-91) are on their way to Oriole Park at Camden Yards on Tuesday where they will compete against the Baltimore Orioles (76-69). The line on this contest has Detroit at +135 and Baltimore is coming in at -155. The over/under comes in at 7.5. The men taking the mound will be Joey Wentz and Austin Voth.
The Tigers have accrued 211 doubles as a squad and have smacked 93 balls out of the park. Detroit has a slugging rate of .341 and have been rung up 1,288 times, while taking a walk on 343 occasions. As a team, the Detroit Tigers are notching 3.3 runs per contest, which ranks them 30th in the league. They have earned 461 runs batted in and 1,101 hits on the year, and their team batting average sits at .228. They have a total of 482 runs while holding a team OBP of .284.
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The Tigers have a team earned run average of 4.14 so far this season (20th in the league), and their staff has rung up 1,071 hitters. Their pitching staff has walked 445 opposing batters and their FIP is 4.12 as a team so far this season. They have a K/BB ratio of 2.41 and the pitching staff has earned a collective WHIP of 1.29. Tigers pitchers have surrendered 150 home runs in addition to 655 runs in total (20th in baseball).
The Tigers relievers have recorded a save percentage of 66.0% and has entered the game in 125 save situations. The relief pitchers have inherited 169 base runners on the season with 30.2% of them crossed the plate. Tigers relief pitchers have come into the game with players on base 104 times as well as having 140 appearances in high leverage situations. The Tigers have sent 522 relief pitchers to the hill so far this season. The bullpen have earned 76 holds for the year (15th in the league). They have accumulated 31 saves on the season and have missed out on 16 of 47 chances to save the game.
The Tigers have turned 70.0% of baseballs in play into outs out of their 11,493 innings, which has them ranked 14th in MLB. The Detroit Tigers have notched a total of 3,831 putouts at this point in the season, as well as 1,262 assists and 86 errors. Their fielding percentage is at .983 which is 24th in professional baseball, and have accumulated 122 double plays.
Wentz has taken the mound for 17 innings and has racked up 15 punch outs so far in his career. His ERA is 4.15 (8 ER's allowed) and his WHIP is 1.038. He has surrendered 14 base knocks (7.3 hits per 9 innings) and has 4 walks. Wentz (1-2 record in his career) sits with a FIP of 2.99 while going up against 70 opposing batters in the major leagues.
The Baltimore Orioles have accounted for an on-base percentage of .304 and a batting average of .236 on the season. They have been rung up on 1,246 occasions (12th in MLB) and have accounted for 1,146 base hits. Baltimore has accounted for 152 home runs over the course of the season as well as 572 runs batted in. The Orioles have a team slugging percentage of .390 and they average 4.17 runs per contest (20th in the league). They have put up 254 doubles, while getting a free base 419 times as well as scoring 604 runs.
The Orioles have a WHIP of 1.284 in addition to having a FIP of 4.04 as a pitching staff on the year. They are sitting at 24th in the league as a staff in total hits allowed with 1,257. The Baltimore pitching staff have surrendered 603 runs so far this season while holding an ERA of 3.89 (555 earned runs conceded). Their K/BB ratio sits at 2.78 (1,086 strikeouts vs 391 free passes). They have surrendered 156 homers and they allow 4.23 runs per 9 innings (11th in the league).
Baltimore has had bullpen pitchers enter the game in 53 save opportunities and they have earned 42 saves. They sit at 1st in the league with a save percentage of 79.2%, and they have sent 489 bullpen pitchers onto the field for the year. Their relievers have come in 164 times in high leverage situations and also on 194 occasions with base runners. Baltimore relievers hold an inherited score rate of 29.2% out of their 277 inherited base runners. Sitting with 133 save situations, the Orioles have amassed 77 holds and 11 blown saves.
In 11,553 innings on the diamond, the Orioles are sitting with a defensive efficiency of 69.0% (23rd in pro baseball). The Baltimore Orioles have gotten 135 double plays and have accounted for a fielding rate of .984 (21st in professional baseball). The Orioles have racked up 1,363 assists, 84 errors and have 3,851 putouts on the season.
During his MLB career, Voth has allowed 253 hits while he has accumulated 236 strikeouts in 249 innings. Voth (14-10 career win-loss record) has a 4.90 ERA while allowing 9.1 hits per nine innings. He has given up a total of 136 earned runs while holding a WHIP of 1.390 and being the owner of a FIP of 4.8. He has a K/BB ratio of 2.51 and he has gone up against 1,083 batters during his MLB career.
Who will win tonight's MLB game against the spread or moneyline?
Tony Sink's Pick: Take Detroit (+135)
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