Dodgers vs. Tigers Prediction: MLB Betting Lines, Stats and Picks – September 18, 2023

Written By PlayPicks Staff on September 18, 2023

The Los Angeles Dodgers (91-57) aim to prolong their three-game winning streak when they meet the Detroit Tigers (70-79) on Monday at 10:10 PM ET, at Dodger Stadium.

The Tigers are an underdog away (+156) versus the Dodgers (-188). The total in the game is set at 8 total runs.

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Dodgers vs Tigers Betting Lines

Favorite Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Total
Dodgers -188 +156 8

Dodgers Betting Insights

  • This season, the Dodgers have won 78 out of the 123 games, or 63.4%, in which they’ve been favored.
  • This season Los Angeles has won 25 of its 38 games, or 65.8%, when favored by at least -188 on the moneyline.
  • The sportsbooks’ moneyline implies a 65.3% chance of a victory for the Dodgers.
  • Games involving Los Angeles has gone over the total set by oddsmakers in 84 of 147 chances this season.
  • The Dodgers are 82-65-0 ATS in their 147 games with a spread this season.

Dodgers Last 10 Games Trend

Stat Avg/Total
Record 7-3
Runs Per Game 6.9
HR 16
ERA 3.29
K/9 9.5

Tigers Betting Insights

  • The Tigers have been victorious in 50, or 43.1%, of the 116 contests they have been chosen as underdogs in this season.
  • Detroit has a mark of 18-22 in contests where oddsmakers favor it by +156 or worse on the moneyline.
  • The Tigers have an implied victory probability of 39.1% according to the moneyline set for this matchup.
  • Detroit’s games have gone over the total in 72 of its 150 opportunities.
  • The Tigers have posted a record of 80-70-0 against the spread this season.

Tigers Last 10 Games Trend

Stat Avg/Total
Record 7-3
Runs Per Game 5.3
HR 13
ERA 2.84
K/9 10.9

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Dodgers Probable Pitcher – Lance Lynn

  • When Lynn starts, his team is 14-15-0 against the spread this season.
  • The right-hander gave up two earned runs in seven innings pitched on Wednesday in his last outing, a matchup with the San Diego Padres.
  • In 29 starts, Lynn has pitched through or past the fifth inning 24 times. He has a season average of 5.7 frames per outing.
  • In 29 appearances this season, he has finished three without allowing an earned run.
  • Lynn’s team has a record of 8-4 this season when he starts and they are the favorite on the moneyline.
  • Lynn’s team has won 14 of his 29 starts this season.
  • In games Lynn has started this season, the teams are 21-8-0 at hitting the over.

Dodgers Relief Pitchers

Name Relief App. IP Ks ERA Holds Saves
Brusdar Graterol 60 62.1 45 1.3 18 7
Caleb Ferguson 55 54.1 60 2.82 17 3
Evan Phillips 55 56.2 61 2.38 6 23
Ryan Brasier 52 56 54 3.21 10 2
Alex Vesia 49 44 59 4.7 9 1

Tigers Probable Pitcher – Eduardo Rodriguez

  • Rodriguez (11-8) gets the starting nod for the Tigers in his 24th start of the season. He’s put together a 3.32 ERA in 135 2/3 innings pitched, with 132 strikeouts.
  • The lefty last appeared on Wednesday against the Cincinnati Reds, when he tossed 5 1/3 innings, allowing four earned runs while giving up four hits.
  • Rodriguez will try to continue a four-game streak of going five or more innings (he’s averaging 5.9 innings per appearance).
  • He has had five appearances this season that he kept his opponents to zero earned runs.
  • The Tigers have been the underdog on the moneyline in 13 of Rodríguez’s starts this season, and they went 7-6 in those matchups.
  • Rodríguez’s team has a 12-11 record in his starts this season.
  • Rodriguez has had 23 starts that sportsbooks set a total for this season, and 10 of those outings hit the over.

Tigers Relief Pitchers

Name Relief App. IP Ks ERA Holds Saves
Jason Foley 64 64 53 2.39 26 7
Alex Lange 61 61 74 3.84 5 24
José Cisnero 57 53.2 63 5.37 14 2
Tyler Holton 52 77 68 2.1 13 1
Will Vest 38 42 48 3 10 1

Dodgers Hitting Trends

  • The Dodgers have put up two or more round-trippers in 74 games this season, and are 55-19 in those contests.
  • Los Angeles has gone 35-9 in its 44 games this season with five or more extra-base hits.
  • The team is 73-25 in the games this season it has racked up eight or more hits.
  • Los Angeles has a 76-20 record in games this season when it put up at least five runs.
  • The Dodgers have drawn five or more walks in 63 games this season, and are 43-20 in those contests.

Tigers Hitting Trends

  • They have won 30 of the 43 games this season in which they hit two or more home runs.
  • Detroit has won 24 of its 29 games with five or more extra-base hits this season.
  • They have a record of 62-25 this season when collecting eight or more base hits in a game.
  • Detroit has a 50-15 record this season when scoring five or more runs in a game.
  • They have a 24-12 record this season when drawing five or more walks in a game.

Dodgers vs. Tigers Prediction

Moneyline Pick: Dodgers (-188)
Over/Under Pick: Over (8)

Predictions are calculated by a data-driven algorithm derived from offensive performance metrics and probable starting pitchers.

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