Detroit Tigers vs. Cincinnati Reds - 6/15/15 MLB Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Cincinnati Reds (28-34) at Detroit Tigers (33-30)
MLB Baseball: Monday, June 15, 2015 at 7:08 pm (Comerica Park)
Jon Moscot (1-1) (4.91) vs. A Sanchez (4-7) (5.16)
The Line: Detroit Tigers -170 / Cincinnati Reds +160 --- Over/Under: 8.5 See the Latest Odds
TV: FS-Ohio, FS-Detroit
The Detroit Tigers and the Cincinnati Reds face off on Monday at Comerica Park for game one of theur interleague MLB series.
The Detroit Tigers have struggled this season after several years of ruling the American league Central but they still have time to turn it around and make a run at the leaders. The Tigers are 5-5 in their last 10 games, 17-17 at home, and they are three games behind the Royals in the AL Central. As a team the Tigers are hitting .275 with Miguel Cabrera hitting .341, Yoenis Cespedes hitting .307, and Anthony Gose hitting .283. The Tigers pitching staff has an ERA of 3.77 with the starters at 4.00 and the bullpen at 3.25. For game one against the Reds the Tigers start Anibal Sanchez who has allowed 80 hits and 48 earned runs while striking out 76 over 82 innings for a 4-7 record and a 5.16 ERA.
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The Cincinnati Reds are coming off of a tough series against the Cubs where every game was decided by one run. The Reds are 5-5 in their last 10 games, 11-21 on the road, and they are 13 games behind the Cardinals in the NL Central. As a team the Reds are hitting .245 with Brandon Phillips hitting .302, Joey Votto hitting .298, and Todd Frazier hitting .289. The Res pitching staff has an ERA of 4.13 with the starters at 4.06 and the bullpen at 4.28. For game one at Detroit the Reds start Jon Moscot who has allowed 10 hits and six runs while striking out five over 11 innings for a 1-1 record and a 4.91 ERA.
Detroit is 5-2 in their last seven games, 3-7 in their last 10 home games, and 2-6 in Sanchez’s last eight home starts. Cincinnati is 5-11 following a loss, 5-12 against a team with a winning record, and 0-7 against the AL Central. Cincinnati is 1-4 in their last five meetings with Detroit.
Sanchez has been batting practice in spots and look for the Reds to exploit him as they get the win on the road.