Baltimore Orioles (5-11) vs Detroit Tigers ( 4-9)Date : 04/19/2018
Time : 20:10
Location : Commercial Park
Pick, Prediction, & Preview:
Baltimore Orioles vs Detroit Tigers
The Orioles will be playing against the Detroit Tigers for the second time after Tuesday’s match. The Orioles at 5-11 and are position fourth in the AL East, ahead of Rays. They are 8.5 games trailing behind the Red, Yankees and Blue Jays.
Baltimore Orioles's Latest Performance :
Francisco Liriano will be playing against Cashner again on Thursday. He is at 1-1 on the season and has pitched well. Liriano has been in the club for long, and he will be turning 35 in October. He has performed well in the first two starts proving to be significant for the team. In his first start, he went to 6-2 innings allowing four hits and a run. He got the win against the Kansas City Royals.
Liriano pitched well in his second start, retiring with three hits and two runs over six innings. He has the ERA of 2.13 with 0.95 WHIP. He also earned .17 batters hitting. He is a fantastic player to watch.
Detroit Tigers's Latest Performance :
Andrew Cashner will be looking to improve to 2-1 on the season. He has shown improvement in each game he starts which is a good indicator for the Orioles. Cashner retired six hits and four runs over five innings in the first start which resulted in three home runs for the loss. He had an ERA of 7.20, but he has dropped to 2.50 since then.
Cashner allowed two hits and got one run for the win in his second start and managed to go for six innings. He has been persistent with better starts and got many innings preventing runs with only for hits. However, the Orioles didn’t create any runs for Cashner and making it hard for him to make a decision.
How Baltimore Orioles & Detroit Tigers Matchup.
Vegas Odds, Offshore Odds, & Odds ATS:
The game is going to be tight as both sides will want to get a victory. Both teams have not started the season very well, but they have shown some improvements. Cashner and Liriano are going to be the player to watch as the two clubs battle it out for the scores.
In-Depth Analysis of each team:
The Orioles don’t have a chance with the Yankees and Jays are ahead of them. On the other hand, Tigers are 4-9 after a loss in their previous games. They were rained out on Saturday and Sunday in New York. The club has been beaten five games in a row. Both teams have the lousy performance of the season.
Against The Spread Selection: Baltimore Orioles
My reason for the pick :
The Orioles will win on the roads because Cashner controls the Tigers batters off balance. He hasn’t seen significant pitching this season.
Betting trends for Baltimore Orioles:
- The Tigers are 6-20 in the last 26 during game 1 of a series They are 2-7 in their last 9 vs. American League of series
- and 0-4 in the previous four games with a winning % of less than.400 with WHIP less than 1.15