Tigers vs. Reds - 6/16/15 MLB Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Cincinnati Reds (28-34) at Detroit Tigers (33-30)
MLB Baseball: Tuesday, June 16, 2015 at 7:08 pm (Comerica Park)
M Lorenzen (1-2) (4.01) vs. K Ryan (1-0) (2.08)
The Line: Detroit Tigers -155 / Cincinnati Reds +145 --- Over/Under: 8.5 See the Latest Odds
TV: FSN-OH, FSN-DET
The Cincinnati Reds and Detroit Tigers play game two of their series Tuesday night.
The Cincinnati Reds need a win after losing four of their last five games. The Reds have scored four runs in their last three games and four or more runs in four of their last eight games. The Reds have won five straight games when scoring more than three runs. Todd Frazier leads Cincinnati with 70 hits and 39 RBI while Joey Votto and Zack Cozart have combined for 64 RBI. The Cincinnati Reds have lost 10 of their last 12 road games. Michael Lorenzen gets the nod, and he’s 1-2 with a 4.01 ERA and 29 strikeouts this season. This will be Lorenzen’s first career game against the Tigers.
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The Detroit Tigers look for a win after winning five of their last seven games. The Tigers have scored 18 runs in their last three games and four or more runs in seven of their last eight games. The Tigers have won six of their last seven games when scoring more than three runs. Miguel Cabrera leads Detroit with 78 hits and 47 RBI while Yoenis Cespedes and J.D. Martinez have combined for 68 RBI. The Detroit Tigers have won four of their last six home games. Kyle Ryan takes the hill, and he’s 1-0 with a 2.08 ERA and six strikeouts this season. This will be Ryan’s first career game against the Reds.
The Reds are 8-2 in their last 10 Tuesday games and 14-38 in their last 52 road games. The Tigers are 67-24 in their last 91 interleague home games and 1-4 in their last 5 during game 2 of a series. The Reds are 1-4 in the last 5 meetings.
The Reds are back in one of the funks and have been flat out brutal on the road. You have to pick the Tigers in this spot, and I suggest the runline to give your wager more value.