Detroit Tigers vs Boston Red Sox Prediction, 6/21/2022 MLB Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Detroit Tigers vs Boston Red Sox
Date: Tuesday, June 21, 2022
Location: Fenway Park in Boston, MA
Odds/Point Spread: Detroit (+140) Boston (-165)
Fenway Park is where the Boston Red Sox (36-31) will take on the Detroit Tigers (26-40) on Tuesday. The moneyline on this matchup has the Tigers at +140 while the Red Sox are opening at -165. The over/under comes in at 9. The pitchers taking the mound will be Beau Brieske and Rich Hill.
As a squad, the Detroit Tigers are recording 2.9 runs per game, which has them at 30th in the league. They have earned a total of 190 runs and hold an on-base percentage of .281. The Tigers have tallied 88 doubles as a team and have hit 35 baseballs out of the park. They have tallied 182 runs batted in as well as 480 hits this year, while their average at the plate comes in at .224. Detroit has a slugging percentage of .324 and have been called out on strikes 559 times, while drawing a walk on 152 occasions.
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The Tigers have a team earned run average of 4.01 over the course of the season (19th in baseball), and their staff has struck out 516 hitters. They have walked 196 opposing hitters and their FIP sits at 3.97 as a team on the year. They have a strikeout to walk ratio of 2.63 and the pitching staff holds a collective WHIP of 1.24. Tigers pitchers have conceded 68 long balls in addition to 282 runs (16th in the league).
The Tigers bullpen have earned a save rate of 76.2% and has come into the game in 58 save situations. The relievers have inherited 72 base runners on the campaign and 22.2% of them ended up scoring. Tigers relief pitchers have entered the game with opponents on base 44 times and also have had 64 appearances in high leverage situations. The Tigers have sent 237 relievers to the mound this season. The bullpen have earned 35 holds over the course of the season (16th in the league). They have recorded 16 saves this year and have missed out on 5 of their 21 chances to save the game.
The Detroit Tigers have accumulated 1,737 putouts at this point in the season, as well as 566 assists and 36 errors. Their fielding rate is at .985 which puts them in 16th in professional baseball, and have 52 double plays. The Tigers have transformed 70.5% of balls in play into outs out of 5,211 innings, which ranks them 12th in pro baseball.
Brieske has pitched in 54 frames and has earned 37 punch outs in his career. His earned run average is 3.79 (23 ER's allowed) and he has a career WHIP of 1.207. He has surrendered 49 hits (8.1 hits per 9 innings) and has 17 free passes. Brieske (1-5 career win-loss mark) sits with a FIP of 5.56 while going up against 226 batters during his time in the majors.
Boston has knocked in 64 home runs this year as well as 307 runs batted in. They have put up 156 doubles, while taking a walk 194 times and scoring 317 runs. The Boston Red Sox have accounted for an on-base percentage of .320 and a batting average of .258 on the season. The Red Sox hold a team SLG% of .413 and they have an average of 4.73 runs per game (8th in baseball). They have been rung up on 532 occasions (21st in the league) and have 596 base hits.
The Red Sox have a team WHIP of 1.182 and are the owners of a FIP of 3.94 as a team on the year. They currently have a K/BB ratio of 2.92 (576 strikeouts vs 197 free passes). They sit at 9th in the league as a staff in total hits relinquished with 511. They have relinquished 74 long balls and they relinquish 4.06 runs per 9 innings (7th in MLB). The Boston pitching staff have conceded 270 runs for the year while holding an ERA of 3.65 (243 earned runs relinquished).
With 71 save situations, the Red Sox have tallied 43 holds and 14 blown saves. Boston has had bullpen pitchers enter the contest in 28 save chances and they have recorded 14 saves. Their relief pitchers have stepped onto the mound 85 times in high leverage situations and also on 78 occasions with base runners. Boston bullpen pitchers have an inherited score percentage of 34.5% of 113 inherited runners. They are ranked 30th in baseball with a save rate of 50.0%, and they have dispatched 248 bullpen pitchers onto the diamond for the year.
The Boston Red Sox have turned 53 double plays and hold a fielding percentage of .986 (12th in baseball). The Red Sox have recorded 567 assists, 34 errors and have earned 1,798 putouts during this campaign. Out of their 5,394 innings on the diamond, the Red Sox have a defensive efficiency of 71.5% (7th in pro baseball).
Thus far in his career, Hill has given up 994 hits while totaling 1,229 punch outs in 1,189 innings pitched. He has given up 506 ER's while holding a WHIP of 1.221 and a FIP of 4.0. His strikeout to walk ratio is 2.68 and he has faced 4,982 batters in his MLB career. Hill (76-56 career win-loss mark) holds a 3.83 ERA while allowing 7.5 hits per nine innings.
Who will win tonight's MLB game against the spread or moneyline?
Guy Bruhn's Pick: Take Boston (-165)
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