Tigers vs. Rockies Prediction, Betting Tips & Picks 4/24/2022

by | Apr 24, 2022

The Detroit Tigers (6-8) are -133 favorites to take Game 3 of th series from the Colorado Rockies (9-5) Sunday at 1:10 PM ET. The teams enter the matchup with the series record tied, and the underdog Rockies are listed with +113 odds to win the rubber match and take the series victory. Detroit’s Tyler Alexander and Colorado’s Chad Kuhl have been named the starters for this contest.

Tigers vs. Rockies Spread and Betting Line

Tigers vs Rockies Betting Information
Favorite Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Total Over Total Odds Under Total Odds Spread Favorite Spread Odds Underdog Spread Odds
Tigers -133 +113 8.5 -105 -115 -1.5 +131 -127

Computer Predictions for Tigers vs. Rockies

Our computer pick: Colorado Rockies (+113) and Over (8.5)

Tigers vs. Rockies Game Info

  • Detroit Tigers probable starting pitcher: Tyler Alexander
  • Colorado Rockies probable starting pitcher: Chad Kuhl
  • Game Day: Sunday, April 24, 2022
  • Game Time: 1:10 PM ET
  • Location: Detroit, Michigan
  • Stadium: Comerica Park

Detroit Tigers vs Colorado Rockies Pitching Matchup

Alexander Kuhl
2 GS 2
0-1 W-L 1-0
4.26 ERA 0.87
6.1 IP 10.1
2 BB 5
6 SO 9

Tigers Starter Tyler Alexander

  • The Tigers will look to Alexander (0-1) in his third start of the season.
  • The left-hander last appeared on Tuesday against the New York Yankees, when he tossed one inning, allowing no earned runs while giving up one hit.
  • In two games this season, he has compiled a 4.26 ERA and averages 8.5 strikeouts per nine innings while opposing batters are hitting .250 against him.
  • The opposing Rockies offense has the second-ranked slugging percentage (.423) and is ninth in MLB play with 14 home runs. It has a collective .268 batting average, and is fifth in MLB with 126 total hits and 10th in MLB play scoring 65 runs.

Rockies Starter Chad Kuhl

  • Kuhl will get the start for the Rockies, his third of the season.
  • The right-hander’s last appearance was on Tuesday, when he threw six scoreless innings while allowing two hits against the Philadelphia Phillies.
  • He has pitched in two games this season with an ERA of .87, a batting average against of .118 and 7.8 strikeouts per nine innings.
  • In two starts this season, he’s earned one quality start.
  • Kuhl has made one start of five or more innings in two chances this season, and averages 5.1 frames when he pitches.
  • The Tigers have scored 51 runs this season, which ranks 22nd in MLB. They have 105 hits, 19th in baseball, with seven home runs (29th in the league).

Tigers Betting Picks & Insights

  • The Tigers have split the two games they’ve played as favorites this season.
  • Detroit has played as a favorite of -133 or more once this season and won that game.
  • The Tigers have a 57.1% chance to win this game based on the implied probability of the moneyline.
  • Detroit and its opponents have gone over the total this season in five of their 14 opportunities.
  • The Tigers have an ATS record of 6-8-0 in 14 games with a spread this season.

Rockies Betting Picks & Insights

  • The Rockies have been underdogs in 10 games this season and have come away with the win seven times (70%) in those contests.
  • Colorado has a win-loss record of 6-2 when favored by +113 or worse by bookmakers this year.
  • The Rockies have an implied victory probability of 46.9% according to the moneyline set for this matchup.
  • Colorado and their opponents have gone over in five of their 14 games with a total set by sportsbooks this season.
  • The Rockies have posted a record of 8-6-0 against the spread this season.

Tigers Leaders & Batting Stats

  • Austin Meadows comes into Sunday’s game as the Tigers top run producer, delivering eight RBI while crushing zero homers in 2022. His .333 average is also best on the squad.
  • Of all batters in the majors, Meadows is 218th in home runs and 40th in RBI.
  • Spencer Torkelson has shown off his power as he paces his team with three home runs and eight RBI.
  • Torkelson ranks 16th in home runs and 40th in RBI among all hitters in the majors.
  • Miguel Cabrera is hitting .319 with two doubles and four walks.
  • Cabrera will look to build on his two-game hitting in this game. In his last five games he is batting .389 with a walk and two RBI.
  • Robbie Grossman has a double and seven walks while hitting .286.
  • Grossman is riding a three-game hitting streak into this one. In his last five games he is batting .500 with a double, three walks and three RBI.
Austin Meadows 12 .333 .440 .452 0 8 14
Spencer Torkelson 14 .214 .353 .452 3 8 9
Miguel Cabrera 14 .319 .377 .362 0 5 15
Robbie Grossman 11 .286 .409 .314 0 4 10
Jonathan Schoop 14 .148 .207 .241 1 5 8

Rockies Leaders & Batting Stats

  • C.J. Cron has managed a team-high six home runs and has driven in 16 runs.
  • Cron ranks first in home runs and second in RBI among all batters in the majors.
  • Cron takes a hitting streak of three games into this game. During his last five outings he is batting .263 with two doubles, a home run, a walk and six RBI.
  • Connor Joe has a club-high .333 batting average.
  • Among all major league hitters, Joe ranks 16th in homers and 113th in RBI.
  • Kris Bryant is batting .306 with four doubles and four walks.
  • Charlie Blackmon has two doubles, two home runs and five walks while batting .227.
C.J. Cron 14 .286 .317 .696 6 16 16
Connor Joe 13 .333 .424 .608 3 5 17
Kris Bryant 13 .306 .357 .388 0 4 15
Charlie Blackmon 12 .227 .306 .409 2 6 10
Randal Grichuk 9 .364 .421 .424 0 6 12

Betting Tips for Tigers vs. Rockies

We have the Rockies on the moneyline at +113 on the moneyline as our best bet in this game after digging through all of the key statistics and trends for this matchup. Our computer picks see the scoring going over the total of 8.5 runs.

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