Orioles vs. Tigers Prediction: Expert Picks, Odds, Stats & Best Bets - Friday, April 28, 2023

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Orioles vs. Tigers Prediction: Expert Picks, Odds, Stats & Best Bets – Friday, April 28, 2023

MLB Predictions

The Baltimore Orioles (17-8) are favorites (-129) on the moneyline when they square off against the Detroit Tigers (9-15) Friday at 6:40 PM ET, live on BSDET.

Grayson Rodriguez will get the ball for Baltimore while Detroit will counter with Eduardo Rodriguez.

Orioles vs. Tigers Odds

  • Orioles odds to win: -129
  • Tigers odds to win: +109
  • Spread: Orioles -1.5
  • Total: 7.5 runs

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Game Time and Information

  • Date: Friday, April 28, 2023
  • Time: 6:40 PM ET

Who Will Win Orioles vs. Tigers?

Orioles and Tigers Betting Trends

The Orioles have been favored on the moneyline 14 total times this season. They’ve finished 11-3 in those games.

Baltimore has a 10-2 record (winning 83.3% of its games) when it has played as moneyline favorites of -129 or shorter.

This season, the Tigers have been the underdog 24 times and won nine, or 37.5%, of those games.

Detroit is 9-14 this season when entering a game as the underdog by +109 or more on the moneyline.

The Orioles have had an over/under set by bookmakers 25 times, and have combined with opponents to go over the total in 14 of those games (14-10-1).

So far this season, the Tigers and their opponents have hit the over in 10 of their 24 games with a total.

Orioles Stats & Insights

The Orioles have the No. 7 offense in MLB action scoring 5.3 runs per game (132 total runs).

Baltimore is 14th in baseball with 29 home runs. They average 1.2 per game.

The Orioles rank 10th in the majors with a .254 batting average.

Baltimore strikes out 8.2 times per game to rank seventh in MLB.

The pitching staff for the Orioles has a collective 9.1 K/9, which ranks 12th in MLB.

Baltimore has the 15th-ranked team ERA across all MLB pitching staffs (4.19).

Tigers Stats & Insights

The Tigers are among the lowest scoring teams in the league, ranking last with just 74 total runs (3.1 per game) this season.

Detroit ranks 27th in Major League Baseball with just 17 home runs as a team.

The Tigers have a team batting average of just .215 this season, which ranks 28th among MLB teams.

Detroit ranks 17th in strikeouts per game (9.8) among MLB offenses.

The Tigers strike out 8.1 batters per nine innings as a pitching staff, 25th in MLB.

Detroit has the 24th-ranked ERA (4.83) in the majors this season.

Orioles Key Players to Watch

Grayson Rodriguez (0-0 with a 5.12 ERA and 25 strikeouts in 19 1/3 innings pitched) gets the start for the Orioles, his fifth of the season.

Cedric Mullins leads Baltimore in runs batted in with 21 while batting .267.

Adley Rutschman has 27 hits and an OBP of .415 to go with a slugging percentage of .436 this season.

Jorge Mateo has collected 22 base hits, an OBP of .406 and a slugging percentage of .639 this season.

Ryan Mountcastle’s six home runs are most among Baltimore batters. He’s driven in 20 runs this season while slugging .438.

Tigers Key Players to Watch

Eduardo Rodriguez (1-2) will take the mound for the Tigers, his sixth start of the season.

Spencer Torkelson is hitting .220 with four doubles, two home runs and seven walks.

Nick Maton has put his power on display as he paces his team with four home runs and 13 RBI.

Kerry Carpenter paces the Tigers with four home runs.

Javier Baez is batting .234 with four doubles and six walks.

Orioles and Tigers Injuries

Orioles: Mychal Givens: 15 Day IL (Knee), Dillon Tate: 15 Day IL (Elbow), John Means: 60 Day IL (Elbow), Austin Hays: day-to-day (Hand)

Tigers: Austin Meadows: 10 Day IL (Anxiety), Matt Manning: 15 Day IL (Foot), Trey Wingenter: 15 Day IL (Biceps), Beau Brieske: 15 Day IL (Arm), Casey Mize: 60 Day IL (Elbow), Tarik Skubal: 60 Day IL (Elbow), Freddy Pacheco: 60 Day IL (Elbow), Kerry Carpenter: day-to-day (Shoulder), Javier Báez: day-to-day (Hand)

Orioles vs. Tigers Prediction

  • Score Prediction: Orioles 5, Tigers 4
  • Total Prediction: Over 7.5 runs
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