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Orioles Adore Their Trips To Comerica Park

The Baltimore Orioles and Detroit Tigers kicked off their series in style when the two teams combined for 24 runs at Comerica Park on Tuesday. However, the O’s ultimately won and have now gone 7-2 SU in their past nine games in the Motor City. Can the Orioles continue their dominant play at Comerica Park in Game 2 of their three-game series with the Tigers?

Shark Bites
  • Victor Martinez is 12-for-34 with 4 home runs and 12 RBIs in his career against Ubaldo Jimenez.
  • The total has gone OVER in 10 of the Tigers' last 11 games after consecutive losses.
  • The Orioles are 6-1 SU in their last 7 games with Ubaldo Jimenez as the starting pitcher.

During his 11-year career, Ubaldo Jimenez has started against the Tigers 21 times, more than any other team in the MLB. That’s not to say the experience has proven to be a great asset with the righty posting a 5.49 ERA and a 1.52 WHIP in his career against the Tigers. Jimenez continues to flash some of the ability that once made him a sought-after commodity but those instances are few and far between.

Reigning AL Rookie of the Year Michael Fulmer will make his eighth start of the season Wednesday. All seven of his previous outings this season have been quality starts and Fulmer has surrendered more than four hits just twice. The righty struggled against the Orioles last season with a 4.76 ERA in two starts.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

The visiting Baltimore Orioles were 130 moneyline underdogs in this one earlier in the day at most online sportsbooks including Bovada. The total was 9 at Bet365 for those preferring over under betting.

Odds Shark computer score prediction models pick a possible 6.0-5.4 win for the Orioles on Wednesday. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming MLB matchups here.

Baltimore Orioles vs Detroit Tigers Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

18-19 Detroit battles the Orioles, currently with a 23-14 mark. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Detroit vs Baltimore injuries news.

According to MLB Power Rankings here, it's the No. 8-ranked Detroit Tigers and the No. 19-rated Baltimore Orioles in this matchup.

Statistical Matchup

Offensively, the game matches up Detroit Tigers No. 9 ranked offense (4.89 runs per game) against a Baltimore Orioles defense and pitching staff that sits at No. 13 at 4.41 runs allowed per game. The Detroit Tigers have been averaging 8.32 hits per game, less than the Baltimore Orioles have managed so far this season (9.19 hits on average).

Baltimore brings the No. 13-rated defense to this matchup, facing the Tigers's No. 27-ranked defense.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Baltimore needed extra innings to get the job done against the Tigers on Tuesday as the Orioles defeated them 13-11 at Comerica Park.

Betting Trends
  • Baltimore is 7-1 ATS in its last 8 games
  • Baltimore is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 5 of Baltimore's last 7 games
  • Baltimore is 5-1 ATS in its last 6 games on the road
  • Detroit is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games
  • Detroit is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Detroit's last 6 games
  • Detroit is 4-1 ATS in its last 5 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Baltimore at Detroit, Thursday, May 18th