Table of Contents

    The Detroit Tigers (66-79) host the Cincinnati Reds (76-71) on Thursday at Comerica Park, starting at 1:10 PM ET. The Tigers are favored on the moneyline (-113), while the Reds are -107 underdogs, despite being favored against the spread (1.5) with +152 odds. Detroit’s Reese Olson starts against Cincinnati’s Derek Law.

    It’s time to get your parents, spouse, co-workers, third cousin and mailman together again. MLB pools are back! Hit your own home run with RunYourPool today.
    Start here >

    Game Info, Betting Lines for Tigers vs. Reds

    • Game Day: Thursday, September 14, 2023
    • Game Time: 1:10 PM ET
    • Location: Detroit, Michigan
    • Stadium: Comerica Park
    Tigers vs Reds Betting Information
    Favorite Favorite Moneyline Total
    Tigers -113 9

    How Do I Watch the Tigers vs. the Reds?

    • TV Channel: MLB Network

    Tigers Stats & Trends

    Tigers Batting

    • The Tigers rank 25th in baseball with 145 total home runs.
    • Detroit ranks 28th in MLB with a .235 batting average.
    • The Tigers’ .302 on-base percentage is the fifth-worst in MLB.
    • Detroit strikes out 9.1 times per game to rank 22nd in MLB.
    • The Tigers average 0.9 homers per game when playing at home this season (67 total in home contests).
    • Detroit is averaging 2.6 extra-base hits per game while slugging .374 at home.
    • At home this season the team averages eight hits per game and is batting .240.

    Tigers Key Batters

    • Spencer Torkelson has 128 hits to go with a slugging percentage of .455, both of which are tops among Detroit hitters this season. He has a .237 batting average and an on-base percentage of .322.
    • Among all qualified hitters in MLB, he ranks 116th in batting average, 89th in on-base percentage, and 58th in slugging.
    • Torkelson will look for his fifth straight game with a hit in this matchup. In his last five games he is batting .300 with a double, a home run, a walk and four RBI.
    • Kerry Carpenter has 13 doubles, two triples, 20 home runs and 26 walks. He’s batting .290 and slugging .507 with an on-base percentage of .350.
    • Zach McKinstry has 100 hits this season and has a slash line of .234/.307/.354.
    • Matt Vierling leads Detroit in OBP (.333) this season, fueled by 112 hits.

    Reds Stats & Trends

    Reds Batting

    • The Reds have hit 169 homers this season, which ranks 17th in the league.
    • Cincinnati has a team batting average of .248 this season, which ranks 15th among MLB teams.
    • The Reds have an OBP of .326 this season, which ranks 11th in MLB.
    • Cincinnati is a team with a lot of swing and miss this season, ranking 26th with an average of 9.3 strikeouts per game.
    • In 72 games on the road this season, they’ve hit 69 homers, an average of 1 per contest.
    • Cincinnati has a team slugging percentage of .401 in away games this season with 223 extra-base hits.
    • In away games this season, they’re batting .250 with 8.7 base hits per contest.

    Reds Key Batters

    • Spencer Steer has racked up a team-best OBP (.354) and slugging percentage (.445), and leads the Reds in hits (140, while batting .265).
    • He is 66th in batting average, 32nd in on-base percentage and 71st in slugging percentage among all qualifying hitters in the big leagues.
    • TJ Friedl is batting .273 with 20 doubles, eight triples, 13 home runs and 37 walks. He’s slugging .444 with an on-base percentage of .342.
    • Including all qualified players, his batting average puts him 37th, his on-base percentage ranks 42nd, and he is 72nd in slugging.
    • Jonathan India is hitting .249 with 20 doubles, 15 home runs and 41 walks.
    • Hunter Renfroe is hitting .236 with 31 doubles, 20 home runs and 43 walks.

    Tigers vs. Reds Probable Pitchers

    Reese Olson (DET) Pitcher Derek Law (CIN)
    3 – 7 W/L 4 – 5
    86 IP 49.1
    4.50 ERA 3.83
    1.151 WHIP 1.439
    8.8 K/9 7.5
    2.6 BB/9 4.7

    Tigers vs. Reds Injury Updates

    • Tigers: Riley Greene: 10 Day IL (Elbow), Matt Manning: 15 Day IL (Foot), Mason Englert: 15 Day IL (Hip), Andrew Vasquez: 15 Day IL (Calf), Matthew Boyd: 60 Day IL (Elbow), Tyler Alexander: 60 Day IL (Shoulder), Austin Meadows: 60 Day IL (Anxiety), Casey Mize: 60 Day IL (Elbow), Freddy Pacheco: 60 Day IL (Elbow)
    • Reds: Ben Lively: 10 Day IL (Covid-19), Matt McLain: 10 Day IL (Oblique), Kevin Newman: 10 Day IL (Oblique), Curt Casali: 10 Day IL (Foot), Graham Ashcraft: 15 Day IL (Toe), Nick Lodolo: 60 Day IL (Calf), Reiver Sanmartin: 60 Day IL (Elbow), Connor Overton: 60 Day IL (Elbow), Vladimir Gutierrez: 60 Day IL (Elbow), Justin Dunn: 60 Day IL (Shoulder), Alex Young: 7 Day IL (Covid-19), Stuart Fairchild: 7 Day IL (Covid-19), Tejay Antone: day-to-day (Elbow)

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

    Previous

    Chiefs vs. Jaguars Prediction, Picks & Preview | NFL Week 2

    Next

    Toronto Blue Jays vs. Texas Rangers MLB Betting Preview | September 14

    About Author

    Matt K

    Matt is the Social Media Manager at RYP and currently resides in Boston, Massachusetts. He has experience managing social media accounts with agencies, small brands, and large companies. He’s a diehard New England sports fanatic, and if he’s not watching the Celtics, he can be found roaming around Boston discovering all that the city has to offer.

    Run a Home Run Pool for the 2024 Baseball Season

    MLB Pick'em

    Featured

    MLB Baseball Pools

    MLB Pick'em

    Featured

    Baseball Squares Pool (MLB Postseason Only)

    MLB Pick'em

    Featured

    UEFA Euro Soccer Pool

    Soccer Pick'em

    Featured

    Basketball Tournament Survivor Pools for 2024

    Basketball Pick'em

    Featured

    World Cup Survivor Pool

    Pick'em

    Featured

    Check Also