Orioles continue their set in Detroit
The Baltimore Orioles and the Detroit Tigers will continue their three-game series on Tuesday night, with Justin Verlander slated to take the mound for the Tigers in the contest.
Verlander is 8-4 with a 3.41 ERA on the season, and he beat the Orioles back on June 1 after surrendering three runs over seven innings. The righthander is 8-0 over his 12 career starts against Baltimore, posting a 2.93 ERA in those dozen outings.
Zachary Britton gets the ball in front of a hostile crowd for the Orioles on this day; he's 0-1 on the season.
The MLB Power Rankings at Odds Shark show the American League's No. 10-rated Orioles taking on the American League's No. 1-rated Tigers in this contest.
How They Match Up:
The game also pits Detroit's No. 2-rated American League offense, averaging 5 runs per game, against a Orioles defense that ranks No. 13 in the American League at 4.6 in runs allowed per game. The Tigers have averaged 10 hits per game so far, more than Orioles batters have averaged on the year (9.5 hits per game).
Defensively, Baltimore features the American League's No. 12-rated defense on the road, allowing 4.7 runs per game. Detroit, meanwhile, comes in at No. 1 in the American League at home, scoring 5.7 runs per game.
The Orioles were a 5-1 loser in their most recent outing on the road against the Tigers. That made winners of bettors who got Detroit at -185 on the moneyline, while the total score (6) was good news for UNDER bettors. Baltimore looks to rebound from a loss to the Tigers, who beat them 5-1 on Monday behind a start from Max Scherzer at Comerica Park.
Baltimore Orioles Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 5-5
Before playing Detroit are 5-5
After playing Detroit are 6-4
After a loss are 9-1
Detroit Tigers Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 6-4
Before playing Baltimore are 6-4
After playing Baltimore are 6-4
After a win are 4-6
A few Orioles at Tigers trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Baltimore's last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Baltimore's last 5 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 17 of Baltimore's last 25 games on the road
Baltimore is 6-3 SU in its last 9 games
Detroit is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Detroit's last 8 games
Detroit is 8-3 SU in its last 11 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Detroit's last 6 games at home
Baltimore at Detroit, Wednesday, June 19