Detroit Tigers vs Los Angeles Dodgers Prediction, 9/20/2023 MLB Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Detroit Tigers vs Los Angeles Dodgers
Date: Wednesday, September 20, 2023
Location: Dodger Stadium in Los Angeles, CA
TV: Spectrum SportsNet LA
The Los Angeles Dodgers (92-57) will go up against the Detroit Tigers (70-80) at Dodger Stadium on Wednesday. The pitchers taking the mound will be Reese Olson and Bobby Miller.
Detroit has a slugging rate of .378 and have been called out on strikes 1,374 times, while being walked on 464 occasions. They have 582 RBI's and 1,193 hits this season, while their batting average is .235. The Tigers have accounted for 220 two-baggers as a squad and have knocked 153 baseballs out of the park. They are sitting with 604 runs scored and hold an on-base percentage of .303. As a team, the Detroit Tigers are knocking in 4.0 runs per game, which is 29th in baseball.
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Their strikeout to walk ratio sits at 2.86 and their pitching staff has earned a collective WHIP of 1.26. Tigers pitchers have surrendered 177 home runs and also 705 total runs (19th in the league). Detroit has conceded 1,235 hits (8.3 per 9 innings) and 649 earned runs. The Tigers have a team earned run average of 4.37 over the course of the season (19th in MLB), and the staff has rung up 1,272 hitters. Their pitching staff has walked 444 opposing hitters and their FIP comes in at 4.18 as a team for the season.
Tigers bullpen pitchers have gone to the mound with runners on 158 times in addition to having 153 appearances in high leverage situations. The relief pitchers have notched 95 holds for the year (3rd in baseball). The Tigers relievers have earned a save percentage of 65.5% and stepped onto the hill in 158 save situations. They have accumulated 38 saves this season and have blown 20 of their 58 chances to save the game. The bullpen pitchers have inherited 225 runners on the campaign and 30.7% of those runners crossed the plate. The Tigers have dispatched 498 relievers to the mound for the year.
The Tigers have turned 69.7% of balls hit into play into outs out of their 12,030 innings on the field, ranking them 10th in baseball. The Detroit Tigers have accumulated 4,010 putouts for the season, in addition to 1,291 assists and 94 errors. Their fielding rate is at .983 which is 28th in MLB, and have accumulated 120 double plays.
Olson (4-7 career mark) has earned a FIP of 4.09 and he has gone up against 377 batters during his time in the majors. He has surrendered 76 base hits (7.4 hits per nine innings) with 29 free passes. His earned run average is 4.30 (44 earned runs allowed) and his WHIP is 1.141. Olson has taken the ball for 92 innings and is sitting with 91 punch outs so far in his MLB career.
Los Angeles is sitting with 235 home runs for the year and 821 RBIs. They have notched 282 doubles, while taking a walk 610 times as well as scoring 846 runs. The Los Angeles Dodgers are sitting with an on-base percentage of .341 and a team batting average of .257 over the course of the season. The Dodgers hold a slugging % of .459 and they score 5.68 runs per game (2nd in baseball). They have struck out on 1,265 occasions (18th in MLB) and have tallied 1,306 base knocks.
The Dodgers hold a team WHIP of 1.217 and have a FIP of 4.24 as a unit over the course of the season. They come in at 4th in baseball as a staff in total hits surrendered with 1,199. The Los Angeles pitching staff have relinquished 656 runs this year while having an ERA of 4.12 (610 earned runs given up). They have earned a K/BB ratio of 8.50 (1,263 strikeouts vs 421 walks). They have relinquished 182 HR's and they surrender 4.44 runs per 9 innings (12th in the league).
Los Angeles relievers hold an inherited score rate of 27.7% out of their 191 inherited runners. Their relievers have come in 147 times in high leverage situations in addition to 127 occasions with runners on. Sitting with 146 save situations, the Dodgers have 85 holds in addition to 17 blown saves. They are ranked 3rd in the league with a save percentage of 71.7%, and they have sent 511 relief pitchers onto the diamond over the course of the season. Los Angeles has had bullpen pitchers take the mound in 60 save opportunities and they have earned 43 saves.
The Los Angeles Dodgers have turned 128 double plays and own a fielding percentage of .987 (7th in MLB). The Dodgers have 1,289 assists, 69 errors and have accounted for 3,994 putouts so far this season. Out of their 11,982 innings on the field, the Dodgers are sitting with a efficiency on defense of 70.7% (3rd in baseball).
Thus far in his career, Miller has surrendered 94 base knocks while he has accumulated 99 punch outs in 107 innings. Miller (10-3 mark in his career) is the owner of a 4.02 earned run average while giving up 7.9 hits per 9 innings. He has allowed 48 earned runs while holding a WHIP of 1.155 and being the owner of a FIP of 3.7. He has a strikeout to walk ratio of 3.30 and he has gone up against 442 hitters during his career.
Who will win tonight's MLB game against the spread or moneyline?
Josh Schonwald's Pick: Take Detroit
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