Orioles vs. Tigers Prediction: Expert Picks, Odds, Stats & Best Bets - Friday, April 21, 2023

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Orioles vs. Tigers Prediction: Expert Picks, Odds, Stats & Best Bets – Friday, April 21, 2023

MLB Predictions

The Baltimore Orioles (11-7) will put their three-game win streak to the test when they host the Detroit Tigers (7-10) Friday at 7:05 PM ET on MASN2. Sportsbooks consider the Orioles -193 favorites to extend their streak, while the Tigers are +162 underdogs looking for the upset.

Baltimore’s Tyler Wells gets the start, and he’ll go against Detroit’s Michael Lorenzen.

Orioles vs. Tigers Odds

  • Orioles odds to win: -193
  • Tigers odds to win: +162
  • Spread: Orioles -1.5
  • Total: 9 runs

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Game Time and Information

  • Date: Friday, April 21, 2023
  • Time: 7:05 PM ET
  • TV: MASN2

Who Will Win Orioles vs. Tigers?

Orioles and Tigers Betting Trends

The Orioles have compiled a 6-2 record in games they were favored on the moneyline (winning 75% of those games).

Baltimore has gone 2-1 when playing as moneyline favorites with odds of -193 or shorter (66.7% winning percentage).

This season, the Tigers have won seven out of the 17 games, or 41.2%, in which they’ve been the underdog.

Detroit is 3-5 this season when entering a game as the underdog by +162 or more on the moneyline.

The Orioles have played in 18 games with set over/under, and have combined with opponents to go over the total 11 times (11-6-1).

The Tigers’ games have gone over the total in nine of their 17 chances.

Orioles Stats & Insights

The Orioles are the seventh-highest scoring team in the majors, averaging 5.5 runs per game (99 total).

Baltimore ranks ninth in MLB play with 23 home runs. They average 1.3 per game.

The Orioles’ .249 batting average ranks 15th in the majors.

Baltimore strikes out 9.1 times per game to rank 15th in MLB.

The Orioles pitching staff is 16th in the majors with a collective 8.8 strikeouts per nine innings.

Baltimore has the 19th-ranked team ERA among all MLB pitching staffs (4.69).

Tigers Stats & Insights

The Tigers have scored the fewest runs in the league this season with just 57 (3.4 per game).

Detroit’s 14 home runs rank 27th in MLB this season.

The Tigers have a team batting average of just .218 this season, which ranks 29th among MLB teams.

Detroit ranks 14th with an average of 9.5 strikeouts per game.

The Tigers average just 8.8 strikeouts per nine innings as a pitching staff, which ranks 27th in the league.

Detroit pitchers have a combined ERA of 5.20 ERA this year, which ranks 25th in MLB.

Orioles Key Players to Watch

Wells (0-1) gets the start for the Orioles, his third of the season.

Adley Rutschman is batting .309 with four home runs and 14 RBI for Baltimore this season.

Jorge Mateo leads Baltimore in batting with a .362 average while slugging three homers and driving in 12 runs.

Cedric Mullins has 16 hits this season and a slash line of .242/.367/.394.

Ryan Mountcastle leads Baltimore in home runs (six) and runs batted in (20) this season while batting .208.

Tigers Key Players to Watch

Lorenzen will get the start for the Tigers, his second of the season.

Spencer Torkelson has driven in a team-best nine runs batted in.

Kerry Carpenter has put his power on display as he paces his team with three home runs.

Nick Maton paces the Tigers with three home runs and nine runs batted in.

Riley Greene is batting .246 to pace his team.

Orioles and Tigers Injuries

Orioles: Mychal Givens: 15 Day IL (Knee), Dillon Tate: 15 Day IL (Elbow), John Means: 60 Day IL (Elbow), Jorge Mateo: day-to-day (Hip)

Tigers: Austin Meadows: 10 Day IL (Anxiety), Matt Manning: 15 Day IL (Foot), Beau Brieske: 15 Day IL (Arm), Casey Mize: 60 Day IL (Elbow), Tarik Skubal: 60 Day IL (Elbow), Freddy Pacheco: 60 Day IL (Elbow)

Orioles vs. Tigers Prediction

  • Score Prediction: Orioles 5, Tigers 4
  • Total Prediction: Under 9 runs
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