Oakland Athletics vs Detroit Tigers Prediction, 5/10/2022 MLB Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Oakland Athletics vs Detroit Tigers
Date: Tuesday, May 10, 2022
Location: Comerica Park in Detroit, MI
TV: Bally Sports Detroit
The Detroit Tigers (8-19) will try to beat the Oakland Athletics (10-18) at Comerica Park on Tuesday. The starting pitchers are Frankie Montas and Tarik Skubal.
Oakland has a slugging % of .314 and have struck out 269 times, while being walked on 70 occasions. They have accrued 88 runs batted in in addition to 182 base knocks this season, and their average at the plate sits at .200. The Athletics have tallied 38 doubles as a unit and have hit 19 baseballs out of the stadium. They have notched a total of 96 runs scored and have an on-base percentage of .264. As a squad, the Oakland Athletics are recording 3.4 runs per game, which is 26th in baseball.
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The Athletics have compiled a team ERA of 3.82 this season (19th in baseball), and the staff has rung up 221 batters. They have a strikeout to walk ratio of 2.66 and their pitching staff has earned a collective WHIP of 1.24. Athletics pitchers have conceded 26 home runs and also 113 runs (16th in MLB). They have walked 83 players from the other team and their FIP sits at 3.79 as a squad on the campaign.
The Athletics have sent 103 relief pitchers to the mound for the season. The relief pitchers have inherited 55 runners on the year with 23.6% of those players ended up scoring. They have accumulated 7 saves so far this season and have blown 4 out of their 11 save opportunities. The Athletics relievers have a save rate of 63.6% and has come into the game in 34 save situations. The relief pitchers have accumulated 23 holds this season (4th in MLB). Athletics pitchers have gone to the mound with runners on 37 times and also have had 33 appearances in high leverage situations.
The Oakland Athletics have accounted for 737 putouts this season, in addition to 249 assists and 23 errors. Their fielding percentage is currently at .977 which puts them in 28th in baseball, and have accumulated 29 double plays. The Athletics have converted 69.4% of balls hit into play into outs in their 2,211 innings, which ranks them 21st in pro baseball.
Montas (33-25 career mark) is the owner of a FIP of 3.75 while he has faced 2,053 opposing batters during his time in the majors. He has allowed 457 hits (8.5 hits per 9 innings) and has 162 walks. His ERA is 3.83 (206 earned runs allowed) and his career WHIP is 1.277. Montas has taken the hill for 484 innings and has 506 strikeouts in his career.
The Tigers have a SLG% of .305 and they are earning 2.89 runs per game (30th in baseball). They have 36 doubles, while taking a walk 82 times as well as putting up 78 runs. Detroit has tallied 11 long balls this season as well as 76 runs batted in. They have been called out on strikes on 244 occasions (14th in the league) and have recorded 193 base hits. The Detroit Tigers have accounted for an on-base percentage of .291 and a team batting average of .220 for the season.
The Detroit pitching staff have surrendered 110 runs on the year while having an ERA of 3.55 (92 earned runs surrendered). They have surrendered 26 HR's and they allow 4.25 runs per 9 innings (19th in baseball). The Tigers are sitting with a team WHIP of 1.201 and are the owners of a FIP of 3.91 as a squad for the year. They currently have a K/BB ratio of 2.42 (196 strikeouts vs 81 walks). They are sitting at 6th in baseball as a staff in total hits given up with 199.
Detroit bullpen pitchers hold an inherited score percentage of 25.8% out of their 31 inherited base runners. Their relief pitchers have stepped onto the hill 30 times in high leverage situations in addition to 19 occasions with runners on. With 20 save situations, the Tigers have 11 holds and also 3 blown saves. They are currently ranked 24th in MLB holding a save percentage of 62.5%, and they have sent 95 relievers onto the field this year. Detroit has had relief pitchers enter the contest in 8 save opportunities and they have recorded 5 saves.
The Detroit Tigers have gotten 13 double plays and have a fielding percentage of .984 (20th in MLB). The Tigers have accrued 214 assists, 15 errors and have earned a total of 700 putouts for the year. In 2,100 innings on the field, the Tigers have earned a defensive efficiency of 72.6% (6th in MLB).
Skubal (10-18 mark in his career) is the owner of a 4.37 earned run average while giving up 8.5 hits per 9 innings. He has a strikeout to walk ratio of 3.77 and he has faced 879 hitters so far in his MLB career. He has allowed 101 ER's while earning a WHIP of 1.240 and having a FIP of 4.8. So far in his MLB career, Skubal has given up 197 base hits while tallying 230 punch outs in 208 innings pitched.
Who will win tonight's MLB game against the spread or moneyline?
Josh Schonwald's Pick: Take Detroit
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