Texas Rangers vs Detroit Tigers Prediction, 5/30/2023 MLB Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Texas Rangers vs Detroit Tigers
Date: Tuesday, May 30, 2023
Location: Comerica Park in Detroit, MI
TV: Bally Sports Detroit
Odds/Point Spread: Texas (-140) Detroit (+120)
The Texas Rangers (33-19) are headed to Comerica Park on Tuesday where they will try to defeat the Detroit Tigers (25-26). The moneyline on this matchup has the Rangers at -140 while the Tigers are opening at +120. The betting total comes in at 9. The pitchers taking the mound are Martin Perez and Alex Faedo.
Texas is slugging .450 and have been rung up 462 times, while taking a walk on 172 occasions. They have compiled 316 runs batted in as well as 488 base knocks so far this season, while their average at the plate comes in at .270. The Rangers have hit 104 doubles as a team and have knocked 69 baseballs out of the park. They have accounted for 329 runs while holding a team OBP of .338. As a unit, the Texas Rangers are compiling 6.3 runs per contest, which ranks them 1st in MLB.
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The Rangers have an earned run average of 3.71 this season (5th in the league), and their staff has struck out 428 hitters. Rangers pitchers have given up 50 home runs and also 206 runs in total (4th in the league). They have walked 143 players from the other team and their FIP comes in at 3.90 as a squad for the year. Texas has given up 405 hits (7.9 per 9 innings) and 190 earned runs. They have accumulated a K/BB ratio of 2.99 and their pitching staff holds a WHIP of 1.19.
Rangers pitchers have entered the contest with runners on 47 times and also have had 36 appearances in high leverage situations. The relief pitchers have tallied 26 holds on the season (22nd in baseball). The Rangers relief pitchers have compiled a save rate of 55.6% and has come into the game in 45 save situations. They have compiled 10 saves so far this season and have blown 8 out of their 18 chances to save the game. The relievers have inherited 81 runners on the season and 34.6% of those players ended up scoring. The Rangers have dispatched 138 relief pitchers to the mound for the season.
The Rangers have turned 70.5% of balls hit into play into outs out of their 4,143 innings, which ranks them 6th in pro baseball. The Texas Rangers have accumulated 1,381 putouts so far this season, as well as 452 assists and 24 errors. Their fielding percentage is holding steady at .987 which ranks 12th in the majors, and they have turned 47 double plays.
Perez (81-78 career record) sits with a FIP of 4.36 while he has gone up against 5,889 opposing hitters during his time in the major leagues. He has surrendered 1,476 hits (9.8 hits per 9 innings) and has had 486 walks. His earned run average is 4.41 (664 earned runs allowed) and his career WHIP is 1.448. Perez has taken the ball for 1,355 frames and has accumulated 950 strikeouts so far in his MLB career.
Detroit has compiled 44 HRs so far this year to go along with 189 runs batted in. They have put up 83 doubles, while walking 181 times and racking up 195 runs. The Detroit Tigers have accounted for an on-base percentage of .307 in addition to a batting average of .230 for the year. The Tigers have a team slugging percentage of .357 and they are earning 3.82 runs per contest (27th in baseball). They have been called out on strikes on 457 occasions (19th in MLB) and have accounted for 399 base hits.
The Tigers are sitting with a team WHIP of 1.235 in addition to having a FIP of 4.40 as a team on the campaign. They sit at 8th in MLB as a staff in total hits given up with 425. The Detroit pitching staff have allowed 243 runs on the campaign while having a team ERA of 4.40 (223 earned runs surrendered). They currently have a K/BB ratio of 8.00 (406 strikeouts against 138 walks). They have relinquished 66 homers and they yield 4.80 runs per 9 innings (21st in the league).
With 51 save situations, the Tigers have accumulated 28 holds and also 8 blown saves. Detroit has had relief pitchers step onto the mound in 21 save chances and they have converted 13 saves. Their bullpen pitchers have stepped onto the mound 55 times in high leverage situations in addition to 56 occasions with runners on. Detroit bullpen pitchers hold an inherited score rate of 37.8% out of their 82 inherited base runners. They rank 16th in MLB with a save rate of 61.9%, and they have sent 161 bullpen pitchers onto the field on the season.
In their 4,104 innings on the field, the Tigers are sitting with a defensive efficiency of 70.9% (5th in pro baseball). The Detroit Tigers have turned 36 double plays and own a fielding percentage of .986 (16th in baseball). The Tigers have recorded 441 assists, 26 errors and have accumulated 1,368 putouts this season.
Faedo (2-7 career record) has a 5.14 earned run average while surrendering 9.3 hits per nine innings. He has a K/BB ratio of 2.54 and he has faced 326 hitters in his MLB career. He has conceded 43 ER's while earning a WHIP of 1.381 and a FIP of 4.7. So far in his career, Faedo has surrendered 78 base knocks and he has 66 punch outs in 75 innings pitched.
Who will win tonight's MLB game against the spread or moneyline?
Josh Schonwald's Pick: Take Detroit (+120)
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