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    The Los Angeles Angels (52-49) will look to Mickey Moniak, who is currently on a 15-game hitting streak, when they face the Detroit Tigers (46-55). The Angels are favored on the moneyline (-118) for this outing against the Tigers (-102), which begins at 1:10 PM ET on Thursday at Comerica Park. Shohei Ohtani starts for Los Angeles while Detroit will counter with Michael Lorenzen.

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    Game Info, Betting Lines for Angels vs. Tigers

    • Game Day: Thursday, July 27, 2023
    • Game Time: 1:10 PM ET
    • Location: Detroit, Michigan
    • Stadium: Comerica Park
    Angels vs Tigers Betting Information
    Favorite Favorite Moneyline Total
    Angels -118 8.5

    How Do I Watch the Angels vs. the Tigers?

    • TV Channel: MLB Network

    Angels Stats & Trends

    Angels Batting

    • The Angels rank third in MLB play with 155 home runs. They average 1.5 per game.
    • Los Angeles has the 10th-best batting average in the majors (.255).
    • The Angels rank sixth in baseball with an on-base percentage of .332.
    • Los Angeles strikes out 9.1 times per game, the No. 21 mark in MLB.
    • The Angels average 1.4 homers per game when playing away from home this season (68 total in road contests).
    • Los Angeles is slugging .443 with 3.2 extra-base hits per game away from home.
    • The team averages 9.5 hits per game and is batting .269 on the road this season.

    Angels Key Batters

    • Ohtani leads Los Angeles in OBP (.398), slugging percentage (.668) and total hits (112) this season. He has a .299 batting average.
    • Among qualifying batters in baseball, he ranks 10th in batting average, seventh in on-base percentage, and first in slugging.
    • Taylor Ward is batting .251 with 17 doubles, 12 home runs and 38 walks, while slugging .406 with an on-base percentage of .333.
    • He is 88th in batting average, 66th in on-base percentage and 101st in slugging in the major leagues.
    • Ward has picked up at least one hit in two straight games. During his last five outings he is hitting .375 with a double, two home runs, four walks and eight RBI.
    • Hunter Renfroe has 83 hits this season and has a slash line of .239/.299/.431.
    • Luis Rengifo has been key for Los Angeles with 55 hits, an OBP of .311 plus a slugging percentage of .374.
    • Rengifo takes a three-game hitting streak into this matchup. During his last five outings he is hitting .368 with a triple, three home runs, two walks and five RBI.

    Tigers Stats & Trends

    Tigers Batting

    • The Tigers have hit 96 homers this season, which ranks 25th in the league.
    • Detroit has a team batting average of just .231 this season, which ranks 28th among MLB teams.
    • The Tigers are among the worst in the league at getting on base, ranking 28th with an OBP of .298.
    • Detroit ranks 18th in MLB in strikeouts per game with an average of 8.9 Ks per contest.
    • They have averaged 0.9 home runs per game in their 50 home contests this season.
    • Detroit is slugging .379 in 50 home games this season.
    • In 50 home games this season, they have a batting average of .244 while averaging 8.2 base hits per contest.

    Tigers Key Batters

    • Spencer Torkelson has racked up 88 hits with a .414 slugging percentage, both team-high figures for the Tigers. He’s batting .232 and with an on-base percentage of .308.
    • Including all qualifying hitters in MLB, he is 122nd in batting average, 111th in on-base percentage and 94th in slugging percentage.
    • Torkelson takes a three-game hitting streak into this matchup. During his last five outings he is hitting .263 with a double, a home run, two walks and four RBI.
    • Javier Baez has 12 doubles, four triples, seven home runs and 15 walks while batting .225. He’s slugging .335 with an on-base percentage of .261.
    • Including all qualifying players, his batting average places him 133rd, his on-base percentage is 145th, and he is 139th in slugging.
    • Zach McKinstry a has .315 on-base percentage to pace the Tigers.
    • Matt Vierling is hitting .268 with 10 doubles, two triples, seven home runs and 23 walks.

    Angels vs. Tigers Probable Pitchers

    Shohei Ohtani (LAA) Pitcher Michael Lorenzen (DET)
    8 – 5 W/L 5 – 6
    111.2 IP 100.2
    3.79 ERA 3.49
    1.128 WHIP 1.103
    11.9 K/9 6.8
    3.8 BB/9 2.3

    Angels vs. Tigers Injury Updates

    • Angels: Mike Trout: 10 Day IL (Hand), Jo Adell: 10 Day IL (Oblique), Brandon Drury: 10 Day IL (Shoulder), Anthony Rendon: 10 Day IL (Shin), Chris Devenski: 15 Day IL (Hamstring), Ben Joyce: 15 Day IL (Arm), Sam Bachman: 15 Day IL (Shoulder), Jose Marte: 60 Day IL (Elbow), Chris Rodriguez: 60 Day IL (Shoulder), Max Stassi: 60 Day IL (Hip ), José Quijada: 60 Day IL (Elbow), Davis Daniel: 60 Day IL (Shoulder), Logan O’Hoppe: 60 Day IL (Shoulder), José Suarez: 60 Day IL (Shoulder), Austin Warren: 60 Day IL (Elbow), Gio Urshela: 60 Day IL (Pelvis), Zach Neto: day-to-day (Back)
    • Tigers: Mason Englert: 15 Day IL (Hip), Will Vest: 15 Day IL (Leg), Matthew Boyd: 60 Day IL (Elbow), Tyler Alexander: 60 Day IL (Shoulder), Spencer Turnbull: 60 Day IL (Neck), Austin Meadows: 60 Day IL (Anxiety), Casey Mize: 60 Day IL (Elbow), Freddy Pacheco: 60 Day IL (Elbow)

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