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Aug 17, 7:05 PM | GrassComerica Park

Baltimore Orioles vs Detroit Tigers Odds

64-54TEAM RECORD63-55

Baltimore pays a visit to Detroit on Friday, hoping to shut down the Tigers bats in baseball action at Comerica Park.

Tommy Hunter gets the ball in front of a hostile crowd for the Orioles on this day; he's 4-7 on the season. The Tigers, meanwhile, will counter with Justin Verlander, who will be looking to improve on his 12-7 mark.

View Baltimore vs Detroit Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
Sportsbooks had installed the Tigers as -260 moneyline favorites in this particular MLB matchup. The total, meanwhile, was set early at 8 before betting started to move the line.

Power Rankings:
The Tigers sit at No. 4 in the American League in the current MLB power poll here at Odds Shark, while the Orioles sit at an American League No. 14 on the same chart.

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How They Match Up:
At the plate, Detroit owns the No. 4 ranking for hits in the American League at 9.2 per game. By contrast, the Orioles are rated No. 11 in the same category at 8.4 per game.

Baltimore brings the American League's No. 9-rated defense to this matchup, facing the Tigers' league No. 8-ranked defense.

In their last action, Baltimore was a 6-3 loser at home against the Red Sox. Bettors on Boston at -132 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (9) sent OVER bettors home happy as well. Baltimore didn't get the job done in their last match, falling 6-3 to Boston on Thursday at Camden Yards.

In their last action, Detroit was a 5-1 winner on the road against the Twins. Bettors on Detroit at -145 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (6) sent UNDER bettors home happy as well. The Tigers hope for a dominant pitching performance similar to their last game when Max Scherzer struck out 10 batters in 5-1 victory on Wednesday at Target Field.

Baltimore Orioles Trends:
When playing on Friday are 5-5
Before playing Detroit are 4-6
After playing Boston are 5-5
After a loss are 6-4

Detroit Tigers Trends:
When playing on Friday are 4-6
Before playing Baltimore are 7-3
After playing Minnesota are 8-2
After a win are 6-4

A few Orioles at Tigers trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Baltimore's last 9 games on the road
Baltimore is 9-3 SU in its last 12 games
Baltimore is 9-3 SU in its last 12 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Baltimore's last 6 games
Detroit is 16-3 SU in its last 19 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Detroit's last 5 games at home
Detroit is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games when playing Baltimore
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Detroit's last 9 games when playing Baltimore

Next up:
Baltimore at Detroit, Saturday, August 18

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