Tuesday night’s opening game of their series between the San Francisco Giants and the Detroit Tigers will take place at Oracle Park.
The Detroit Tigers have lost four of their previous six games and currently have a record of 28-44. Detroit just defeated Arizona in a series, winning two of the three games that were played. This season, the pitching staff for Detroit has a 4.12 ERA, 1.25 WHIP, and a.241 opponents’ batting average. The Tigers’ offence has 216 runs scored while hitting for a.226 average and getting on base.282 percent of the time. For the Tigers this year, Javier Baez is batting.217 with seven home runs and 25 RBI. Tarik Skubal, who has tossed 79.1 innings this year and has a record of 5-5 with a 3.63 ERA and a 1.13 WHIP, is anticipated to start for Detroit.
The San Francisco Giants now have a record of 39-33 and have dropped four of their previous five games. San Francisco just suffered a series defeat to Cincinnati in which they dropped two of the three games. The San Francisco pitching staff’s stats include an opponent batting average of.252, a 4.01 ERA, and a 1.26 WHIP. The Giants offence has a.240 batting average and a.322 on-base percentage this season, with 352 runs scored. For the Giants this season, Wilmer Flores is batting.245 with nine home runs and 40 RBI. Carlos Rodon, who has tossed 80 innings this season and has a record of 6-4, 2.70 ERA, and 1.09 WHIP, is anticipated to start for San Francisco.
Detroit has a 4-1 interleague record and a 9-22 road record in their last 31 games. In Detroit’s last 16 Tuesday games, the under was 12-4. San Francisco is 14-5 in their past 19 home interleague games and 6-1 in their previous 7 Tuesday games. In San Francisco’s previous 7 Tuesday games, the over has a 5-1-1 record. In the last four head-to-head contests between these two teams, the under is 4-0.
Detroit had a terrible start to the season, but recently saw some improvement on offence. While behind the Dodgers by 6.5 games in the NL West, San Francisco is coming off a disappointing series loss to the Reds. Tarik Skubal, who has struggled to pitch in his last three appearances, will get the start for the Tigers. Carlos Rodon has made five starts with the Giants and has only given up four runs in that time.
Free Pick: San Francisco Giants