Tigers vs. Orioles Prediction, Betting Tips & Picks 5/15/2022

by | May 15, 2022

The Detroit Tigers (11-23) hope to complete a three-game sweep of the Baltimore Orioles (14-20) when the teams meet at 1:40 PM ET Sunday. The Tigers are -137 favorites to keep the Orioles out of the win column in the series. Tarik Skubal will get the ball for Detroit while Baltimore counter with Tyler Wells.

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 -137 +118 7.5 -116 -105 -1.5 +150 -178

Computer Predictions for Tigers vs. Orioles

Our computer pick: Baltimore Orioles (+118) and Over (7.5)

Tigers vs. Orioles Game Info

  • Detroit Tigers probable starting pitcher: Tarik Skubal
  • Baltimore Orioles probable starting pitcher: Tyler Wells
  • Game Day: Sunday, May 15, 2022
  • Game Time: 1:40 PM ET
  • Location: Detroit, Michigan
  • Stadium: Comerica Park

Detroit Tigers vs Baltimore Orioles Pitching Matchup

Skubal Wells
6 GS 6
2-2 W-L 1-2
2.41 ERA 3.75
33.2 IP 24.0
6 BB 4
34 SO 17

Tigers Starter Tarik Skubal

  • Skubal (2-2) gets the starting nod for the Tigers in his seventh start of the season. He has a 2.41 ERA in 33 2/3 innings pitched, with 34 strikeouts.
  • In his last appearance on Tuesday, the left-hander tossed seven scoreless innings against the Oakland Athletics while surrendering three hits.
  • The 25-year-old has amassed an ERA of 2.41, with 9.1 strikeouts per nine innings, in six games this season. Opponents are hitting .244 against him.
  • Skubal is trying to claim his third quality start in a row in this outing.
  • Skubal is looking for his sixth straight appearance lasting five or more innings. He averages 5.2 innings per appearance on the mound.
  • The opposing Orioles offense has a collective .231 batting average, and is 12th in the league with 262 total hits and 27th in MLB action with 113 runs scored. It has the 25th-ranked slugging percentage (.347) and ranks 24th in home runs (24) in all of MLB.

Orioles Starter Tyler Wells

  • The Orioles will hand the ball to Wells (1-2) for his seventh start of the season.
  • The right-hander’s last start was on Monday, when he tossed six innings while giving up one earned run on five hits in a matchup with the Kansas City Royals.
  • The 27-year-old has pitched to a 3.75 ERA this season with 6.4 strikeouts per nine innings compared to 1.5 walks per nine across six games.
  • He has earned a quality start one time in six starts this season.
  • Wells has pitched five or more innings in three straight games and will look to extend that streak.
  • The Tigers rank 26th in MLB with a .219 batting average this season. They have a team slugging percentage that ranks 30th in the league (.308) and 15 home runs.

Tigers Betting Picks & Insights

  • This season, the Tigers have been favored 11 times and won four, or 36.4%, of those games.
  • Detroit is 3-1 this season when entering a game favored by -137 or more on the moneyline.
  • The Tigers have a 57.8% chance to win this game based on the implied probability of the moneyline.
  • Games involving Detroit have gone over the total set by sportsbooks in 10 of 34 chances this season.
  • The Tigers have an ATS record of 14-20-0 in 34 games with a spread this season.

Orioles Betting Picks & Insights

  • The Orioles have been underdogs in 32 games this season and have come away with the win 12 times (37.5%) in those contests.
  • This season, Baltimore has been victorious 11 times in 26 chances when named as an underdog of at least +118 or longer on the moneyline.
  • The moneyline set for this matchup implies the Orioles have a 45.9% chance of coming away with a victory in the contest.
  • Contests with Baltimore have gone over the total set by sportsbooks in 10 of 35 chances this season.
  • The Orioles have an against the spread mark of 20-15-0 in 35 games with a line this season.

Tigers Leaders & Batting Stats

  • Austin Meadows has four doubles, two triples and 12 walks while batting .270.
  • Including all MLB hitters, Meadows is 55th in batting average, 33rd in on-base percentage, and 121st in slugging.
  • Jeimer Candelario has six doubles, a triple, two home runs and eight walks while batting .200.
  • Candelario is 141st in homers in MLB, and 135th in RBI.
  • Miguel Cabrera paces the Tigers in runs batted in (12) and has racked up a team-high batting average of .287.
  • Cabrera has at least one base hit in five games in a row. In his last five games he is hitting .474 with two doubles, a home run, a walk and three RBI.
  • Javier Baez has five doubles, two home runs and five walks while batting .214.
Name GP BA OBP SLG HR RBI H
Austin Meadows 27 .270 .365 .350 0 11 27
Jeimer Candelario 33 .200 .256 .317 2 11 24
Miguel Cabrera 30 .287 .339 .389 2 12 31
Javier Báez 25 .214 .252 .327 2 11 21
Willi Castro 18 .311 .347 .444 1 4 14

Orioles Leaders & Batting Stats

  • Cedric Mullins has swatted a team-high five long balls.
  • In all of the big leagues, Mullins is 36th in home runs and 66th in RBI.
  • Mullins carries a five-game hitting streak into this matchup. During his last five outings he is hitting .429 with a home run, a walk and three RBI.
  • Austin Hays’ .291 batting average paces his team.
  • Hays ranks 96th overall in homers and 112th in RBI this year.
  • Anthony Santander has three doubles, four home runs and 19 walks while batting .232.
  • Trey Mancini is batting .288 with four doubles, two home runs and nine walks.
Name GP BA OBP SLG HR RBI H
Cedric Mullins 34 .268 .331 .449 5 15 37
Austin Hays 31 .291 .364 .444 3 12 34
Anthony Santander 34 .232 .365 .366 4 14 26
Trey Mancini 31 .288 .344 .373 2 12 34
Jorge Mateo 32 .243 .282 .378 2 8 27

Betting Tips for Tigers vs. Orioles

Our best bet is the Orioles on the moneyline at +118 after analyzing all of the key stats and trends for this matchup. Our computer predicts the scoring will over the total of 7.5 runs.

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