Tigers vs. Orioles Prediction, Betting Tips & Picks 5/13/2022

by | May 12, 2022

The Detroit Tigers (9-23) stumble into Friday’s matchup with the Baltimore Orioles (14-18) looking to break a three-game losing streak. The contest starts at 7:10 PM ET with the Tigers listed as -142 favorites to right the ship. Eduardo Rodriguez starts for Detroit while Jordan Lyles is Baltimore’s starter for the contest.

Tigers vs. Orioles Spread and Betting Line

Tigers vs Orioles Betting Information
Favorite Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Total Over Total Odds Under Total Odds Spread Favorite Spread Odds Underdog Spread Odds
Tigers -142 +121 8 -105 -115 -1.5 +146 -169

Computer Predictions for Tigers vs. Orioles

Our computer pick: Baltimore Orioles (+121) and Over (8)

Tigers vs. Orioles Game Info

  • Detroit Tigers probable starting pitcher: Eduardo Rodriguez
  • Baltimore Orioles probable starting pitcher: Jordan Lyles
  • Game Day: Friday, May 13, 2022
  • Game Time: 7:10 PM ET
  • Location: Detroit, Michigan
  • Stadium: Comerica Park

Detroit Tigers vs Baltimore Orioles Pitching Matchup

Rodriguez Lyles
6 GS 6
0-2 W-L 2-2
4.50 ERA 4.32
32.0 IP 33.1
11 BB 11
31 SO 26

Tigers Starter Eduardo Rodriguez

  • The Tigers are sending Rodriguez (0-2) out for his seventh start of the season. He is 0-2 with a 4.50 ERA and 31 strikeouts in 32 innings pitched.
  • In his most recent time out on Saturday against the Houston Astros, the left-hander went 6 2/3 innings, giving up one earned run while surrendering one hit.
  • In six games this season, the 29-year-old has an ERA of 4.50, with 8.7 strikeouts per nine innings. Opponents are batting .213 against him.
  • Rodríguez is looking to record his fourth quality start of the year.
  • Rodríguez will look to continue a five-game streak of pitching five or more innings (he’s averaging 5.1 frames per outing).
  • He will face off against an Orioles squad that is hitting .233 as a unit (18th in MLB). It is also slugging a collective .350 (24th in MLB) with 22 total home runs (25th in MLB).
  • The 29-year-old ranks 53rd in ERA (4.50), 38th in WHIP (1.156), and 22nd in K/9 (8.7) among qualifying pitchers in MLB play this season.

Orioles Starter Jordan Lyles

  • Lyles (2-2) will take the mound for the Orioles, his seventh start of the season.
  • The right-hander gave up three earned runs and allowed seven hits in 7 1/3 innings pitched against the Kansas City Royals on Sunday.
  • The 31-year-old has pitched to a 4.32 ERA this season with 7.0 strikeouts per nine innings compared to 3.0 walks per nine across six games.
  • He’s looking to extend his two-game quality start streak.
  • Lyles has pitched five or more innings in two straight games and will look to extend that streak.
  • The Tigers have scored 88 runs this season, which ranks 30th in MLB. They have 228 hits, 22nd in baseball, with 12 home runs (30th in the league).
  • Among qualified pitchers this season, the 31-year-old’s 4.32 ERA ranks 48th, 1.500 WHIP ranks 54th, and 7.0 K/9 ranks 46th.

Tigers Betting Picks & Insights

  • The Tigers have entered the game as favorites nine times this season and won twice.
  • Detroit has entered three games this season favored by -142 or more and is 2-1 in those contests.
  • The moneyline for this contest implies a 58.7% chance of a victory for the Tigers.
  • Games involving Detroit have gone over the total set by sportsbooks in 10 of 32 chances this season.
  • The Tigers have an ATS record of 12-20-0 in 32 games with a spread this season.

Orioles Betting Picks & Insights

  • The Orioles have been chosen as underdogs in 30 games this year and have walked away with the win 12 times (40%) in those games.
  • Baltimore has a mark of 9-14 in contests where oddsmakers favor them by +121 or worse on the moneyline.
  • Oddsmakers have implied with the moneyline set for this matchup that the Orioles have a 45.2% chance of pulling out a win.
  • Baltimore and their opponents have gone over in 10 of their 33 games with a total set by sportsbooks this season.
  • In 33 games with a line this season, the Orioles have a mark of 20-13-0 against the spread.

Tigers Leaders & Batting Stats

  • Austin Meadows is the Tigers best hitter, putting together an average of .270 while also being the team’s top run producer, delivering 11 RBI and connecting on zero round-trippers.
  • Among all hitters in baseball, Meadows ranks 300th in home runs and 118th in RBI.
  • Jeimer Candelario’s 11 runs batted in pace his team.
  • Candelario is 133rd in homers and 118th in RBI among all batters in the majors.
  • Candelario has two games in a row with at least one hit. In his last five games he is hitting .263 with a double, a triple, a walk and three RBI.
  • Javier Baez leads the Tigers with 11 runs batted in.
  • Robbie Grossman is batting .221 with four doubles and 17 walks.
Austin Meadows 27 .270 .365 .350 0 11 27
Jeimer Candelario 31 .211 .262 .333 2 11 24
Javier Báez 23 .222 .263 .344 2 11 20
Robbie Grossman 28 .221 .345 .263 0 10 21
Miguel Cabrera 28 .267 .318 .337 1 10 27

Orioles Leaders & Batting Stats

  • Cedric Mullins has a team-high five home runs.
  • Mullins ranks 33rd in homers and 62nd in RBI among all hitters in MLB.
  • Mullins brings a hitting streak of three games into this game. In his last five games he is hitting .333 with a home run, a walk and three RBI.
  • Austin Hays has a club-leading .291 batting average.
  • Hays is 83rd overall in home runs and 103rd in RBI this year.
  • Anthony Santander is hitting .243 with three doubles, three home runs and 19 walks.
  • Ryan Mountcastle has racked up a team-leading 16 runs batted in.
Cedric Mullins 32 .264 .331 .457 5 15 34
Austin Hays 31 .291 .364 .444 3 12 34
Anthony Santander 32 .243 .383 .359 3 13 25
Ryan Mountcastle 28 .268 .299 .402 4 16 30
Jorge Mateo 31 .243 .277 .383 2 8 26

Betting Tips for Tigers vs. Orioles

Our best bet is the Orioles on the moneyline at +121 after taking a look at all of the key stats and trends for this matchup. Our computer predicts the total score will over the total of 8 runs.

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