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    The Baltimore Orioles (11-7) bring a three-game win streak into a home matchup against the Detroit Tigers (7-10) on Friday at 7:05 PM ET. The Orioles are favored (-140) over the Tigers (+120). Grayson Rodriguez takes the mound first for Baltimore, and Michael Lorenzen is Detroit’s choice to start.

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    Game Info, Betting Lines for Orioles vs. Tigers

    • Game Day: Friday, April 21, 2023
    • Game Time: 7:05 PM ET
    • Location: Baltimore, Maryland
    • Stadium: Oriole Park at Camden Yards
    Orioles vs Tigers Betting Information
    Favorite Favorite Moneyline Total
    Orioles -140 8

    How Do I Watch the Orioles vs. the Tigers?

    • TV Channel: MASN2

    Orioles Stats & Trends

    Orioles Batting

    • The Orioles are seventh in MLB action with 23 home runs. They average 1.3 per game.
    • Baltimore’s .249 batting average ranks 14th in the majors.
    • The Orioles are fourth in baseball with an on-base percentage of .348.
    • Baltimore strikes out 9.1 times per game, the No. 17 mark in MLB.
    • The Orioles have hit nine home runs at home this season (1.3 per game).
    • Baltimore has a .434 slugging percentage and is averaging 3.1 extra-base hits per game at home.
    • The team averages 8.3 hits per game and is batting .257 at home this season.

    Orioles Key Batters

    • Adley Rutschman leads Baltimore with an OBP of .460 this season while batting .309 with 19 walks and 10 runs scored.
    • Among all qualifying hitters in baseball, Rutschman’s batting average ranks 36th, his on-base percentage ranks fourth, and he is 37th in slugging.
    • Jorge Mateo has 17 hits, which is tops among Baltimore batters this season. He’s batting .362 with seven extra-base hits.
    • Mateo is sixth in batting average, 16th in on-base percentage and fifth in slugging in the majors.
    • Cedric Mullins has collected 16 base hits, an OBP of .367 and a slugging percentage of .394 this season.
    • Ryan Mountcastle is batting .208 with a .232 OBP and 20 RBI for Baltimore this season.

    Tigers Stats & Trends

    Tigers Batting

    • The Tigers rank 27th in Major League Baseball with just 14 home runs as a team.
    • Detroit ranks 29th in MLB with a team batting average of just .218.
    • The Tigers are among the worst in the league at getting on base, ranking 29th with an OBP of .278.
    • Detroit ranks 14th in strikeouts per game (9.5) among MLB offenses.
    • In nine games on the road this season, they’ve hit seven homers, an average of 0.8 per contest.
    • Detroit is slugging .319 in nine road games this season.
    • They are averaging 6.7 base hits per game and batting .197 on the road this season.

    Tigers Key Batters

    • Spencer Torkelson has racked up 16 hits, a team-high for the Tigers.
    • Including all the qualifying players in MLB, Torkelson is 109th in batting average, 167th in on-base percentage and 107th in slugging percentage.
    • Torkelson takes a four-game hitting streak into this game. In his last five games he is batting .263 with a double, a home run, a walk and three RBI.
    • Kerry Carpenter is batting .261 with four doubles, three home runs and four walks.
    • Nick Maton is batting .151 with two doubles, three home runs and eight walks.
    • Riley Greene’s .297 OBP and .391 slugging percentage are both team-highs.

    Orioles vs. Tigers Probable Pitchers

    Grayson Rodriguez (BAL) Pitcher Michael Lorenzen (DET)
    0 – 0 W/L 0 – 0
    14.1 IP 4
    6.91 ERA 13.50
    1.605 WHIP 2.500
    11.9 K/9 13.5
    4.4 BB/9 4.5

    Orioles vs. Tigers Injury Updates

    • Orioles: Mychal Givens: 15 Day IL (Knee), Dillon Tate: 15 Day IL (Elbow), John Means: 60 Day IL (Elbow), Jorge Mateo: day-to-day (Hip discomfort)
    • Tigers: Austin Meadows: 10 Day IL (Anxiety), Matt Manning: 15 Day IL (Foot), Beau Brieske: 15 Day IL (Arm), Casey Mize: 60 Day IL (Elbow), Tarik Skubal: 60 Day IL (Elbow), Freddy Pacheco: 60 Day IL (Elbow)

    Recent Scores and Betting Lines for the Orioles and Tigers (Last 10 Games)

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