Baseball odds preview - Baltimore vs. Detroit
Baltimore Orioles vs Detroit Tigers Odds
The baseball wagering menu sees a clash between Detroit and Baltimore on Wednesday, with the host Tigers trying to win for themselves and reward bettors who back them on the moneyline.
Detroit hands the ball to starter Rick Porcello in this one and he'll try to improve on his 4-3 mark on the year. Baltimore counters with Chris Tillman, who will try to quiet the fans and the Tigers bats at the same time.
Detroit was a -155 moneyline favorites earlier in the day at BetOnline, based on the starting pitcher matchup. That pairing made odds makers at Sportsbook.ag settle on an opening over under number of 9.
This game puts the Tigers, most recently No. 1 in the American League Odds Shark MLB Power Rankings, up against the Orioles, who rate an American League No. 10 in the latest survey.
How They Match Up:
Scoring stats point to some edges in this matchup. The game features Detroit's American League No. 2-ranked scoring average of 5 runs per game, against a Orioles offense rated No. 3 and scoring 4.8 runs per game in the league. The Tigers have averaged 10 hits per game to date this season, more than the Orioles hitters have managed (9.5 per nine innings).
Detroit owns the American League's No. 2 defense, allowing 3.7 men per game to cross the plate. That contrasts with Baltimore's American League No. 12-rated defense.
The Orioles were a 5-2 winner in their most recent outing on the road against the Tigers. That made winners of bettors who got Baltimore at +190 on the moneyline, while the total score (7) was good news for UNDER bettors. Baltimore rolled to a 5-2 win against Detroit on Tuesday, as Zach Britton and the Orioles' bats led the team to victory at Comerica Park.
Baltimore Orioles Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 6-4
Before playing Toronto are 6-4
After playing Detroit are 6-4
After a win are 4-6
Detroit Tigers Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 5-5
Before playing Boston are 4-6
After playing Baltimore are 5-5
After a loss are 7-3
A few Orioles at Tigers trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Baltimore's last 6 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Baltimore's last 6 games on the road
Baltimore is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games when playing Detroit
Baltimore is 7-3 SU in its last 10 games
The total has gone UNDER in 8 of Detroit's last 9 games
Detroit is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Detroit's last 7 games at home
Detroit is 8-4 SU in its last 12 games
Baltimore at Toronto, Friday, June 21
Detroit home to Boston, Thursday, June 20