Detroit Tigers vs Arizona Diamondbacks MLB Betting Prediction

MLB Tigers vs Arizona Diamondbacks Prediction 5/19/2024

The Detroit Tigers (23-22) travel to face off against the Arizona Diamondbacks (21-25) on Sunday, May 19th. This game will be played at Chase Field in Phoenix and televised on BSDET. The Tigers are coming off a win in their previous game, while the Diamondbacks are looking to get back on track from a loss to the Tigers. First pitch is set for 4:10 ET.

Tigers vs Diamondbacks

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Detroit cruised to an easy 8-3 win over the Diamondbacks in the most recent game of this series. The Tigers had a huge 7th inning, scoring six of their eight runs. As for the Diamondbacks, they scored all three of their runs in the 8th. Heading into the game, the Tigers were at +122 on the money line.

Javier Baez had a four-hit game for the Tigers, scoring two runs and driving in one. Gio Urshela also had three hits and an RBI. Wenceel Perez scored four times for Detroit while going 2/4.

Jack Flaherty pitched well for the Tigers in this one, going six innings and striking out nine without giving up a run. He picked up a win in the game, while Zac Gallen took the loss for Arizona. Gallen went 6 2/3 innings and gave up three earned runs.

Detroit is 23-22 overall and 5.5 games behind the Guardians for the AL Central lead. The Tigers have won two straight games, and they are 10-6 against other teams in the AL Central. Detroit took the first two games of this series vs. the Diamondbacks and are 5-5 in their last 10 games overall.

As the road team, the Tigers are 13-9 this season compared to 10-13 at home. Detroit has dropped four straight series, and their overall series record is 6-6-2 this year.

Despite being the favorite in most of their games, the Tigers have a losing record against the run line, going 21-24 overall. They’ve been much better on the road, where they are 15-7 against the run line, and they’ve covered in five straight road games. Detroit’s average run margin in wins is +3.4, while it’s -2.7 in losses.

The Tigers have had a recent streak of games going over the total, with their last two games against the Diamondbacks going over the total. Their combined run average this season is 8.0, but the over/under line for today’s game is set at 8.5 runs. So far this season, the Tigers have played 43 games, and the over has hit in 22 of them. The average over/under line for their games is 8 runs, and only 8.9% of their games have had a higher line than today’s 8.5 runs.

Matt Manning Gets The Start For The Tigers

Getting the start for the Tigers today is Matt Manning, who is on the road to take on the Diamondbacks. Manning has made 4 starts this season and has yet to pick up a win. In his most recent start, he went 5 2/3 innings and gave up 3 runs on 9 hits. He has 19 strikeouts in 17 2/3 innings of work so far this season.

Tigers Offense Breakdown

Over his last eight games, Andy Ibáñez has gone 9/28 for the Tigers, including two home runs and five RBIs. Kerry Carpenter has also been swinging a hot bat of late, going 8/26 with two homers in his last seven games. Carpenter is the Tigers’ current leader in RBIs, with 22, and is batting .270 for the season.

As a team, the Tigers are averaging 4.2 runs per game, which is 18th in the league. They have been a better offensive team on the road this season, averaging 4.8 runs per game. Detroit’s home run total of 37 is 18th in the league, and they have the 15th best batting average in the MLB at .234.

Arizona is looking to pick up a win today, as they are 21-25 overall and trail the Dodgers by nine games in the NL West. The Diamondbacks have lost two straight games, and they are losing the series vs. the Tigers, 0-2. So far, they have gone 9-8 in divisional games.

At home, the Diamondbacks are 11-13 this year compared to 10-12 on the road. As the favorite, Arizona has gone 11-10 and 10-15 as the underdog. They have dropped two straight games at home as the favorite. So far, their overall series record is 5-8-1, and they are 5-5 in their last 10 games overall.

When betting the run line, the Diamondbacks have been a better play on the road, where they are 12-10 compared to 9-15 at home. They have been a better play as the underdog, going 14-11 compared to 7-14 as the favorite. Arizona’s average run differential in all games is -0.1, but it jumps to -0.8 at home compared to +0.7 on the road. In their wins, the Diamondbacks have an average run differential of +4.6, while in their losses, it is -4.0.

The Diamondbacks have had a combined run average of 9.5 runs per game this season, and their over/under record is 20-24. When the over/under line is set at 8.5 runs, their record is 7-7. Overall, 43.5% of their games have had over/under lines set at 8.5 runs, and their over streak is at 2 games.

Jordan Montgomery Gets The Start For The Diamondbacks

Jordan Montgomery is getting the start for the Diamondbacks at home against the Tigers. He has started 2 games this season, picking up a win in his last outing, where he went 7 innings and gave up 2 earned runs. In his first start of the year, he took a loss, going 5 1/3 and giving up 3 runs.

Diamondbacks Offense Breakdown

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Arizona’s offense has been solid this season, averaging 4.7 runs per game, which is 7th in the league. They have been even better on the road, putting up 4.8 runs per contest. The Diamondbacks have been tough to strike out this season and have been one of the better teams in terms of drawing walks. As a team, they are batting .242 and are 14th in the league in home runs.

Christian Walker and Ketel Marte have been the team’s top power threats this season, with Walker’s eight homers being 2nd on the team and Marte’s nine home runs leading the way. Walker has also driven in a team-high 28 runs. However, Walker is just 3/18 in his last five games, and Marte is hitting just .167 over that same stretch. Joc Pederson is on a three-game hitting streak and has gone 4/12 in his last three games.

Tigers vs Diamondbacks Prediction

Our prediction for this game is that the Diamondbacks will pick up a 5-4 win over the Tigers. With the Diamondbacks being the predicted winner, we recommend taking them on the money line, where the payout is -147.

Looking at the starting pitchers, we have Jordan Montgomery finishing with six strikeouts compared to Matt Manning with five. However, Montgomery is projected to finish with a higher ERA than Manning.

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