Dodgers Vs Tigers: MLB Betting Odds, Trends & Stats – May 1, 2022

Written By Staff on May 1, 2022

The Los Angeles Dodgers (13-7) and Detroit Tigers (7-13) meet at Dodger Stadium on Sunday at 4:10 PM ET to break a 1-1 series tie. Los Angeles’ (-263 to win) Walker Buehler starts against Detroit’s (+215) Eduardo Rodriguez.

The betting facts in the article below reference odds valid as of May 1, 2022 at 3:24 PM ET.

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Dodgers vs Tigers Betting Odds

Pitching Matchup

Buehler (LAD) Pitcher Rodriguez (DET)
2 – 1 W/L 0 – 1
24.1 IP 19.2
2.59 ERA 5.03
1.068 WHIP 1.271
7.8 K/9 8.2
2.2 BB/9 3.7

Dodgers Probable Starter Walker Buehler

  • Buehler (2-1) takes the mound for the Dodgers in his fifth start of the season. He’s put together a 2.59 ERA in 24 1/3 innings pitched, with 21 strikeouts.
  • The righty’s most recent appearance came on Tuesday against the Arizona Diamondbacks, when he tossed 8 2/3 scoreless innings while allowing three hits.
  • The 27-year-old has an ERA of 2.59, with 7.8 strikeouts per nine innings, in four games this season. Opposing hitters have a .000 batting average against him.
  • The opposing Tigers offense has a collective .230 batting average, and is 24th in the league with 149 total hits and 27th in MLB action with 64 runs scored. It has the 26th-ranked slugging percentage (.314) and ranks last in home runs (eight) in all of MLB.
  • Among qualifying pitchers in MLB play this season, the 27-year-old’s 2.59 ERA ranks 23rd, 1.068 WHIP ranks 31st, and 7.8 K/9 ranks 39th.

Starting pitcher projections reflect team information as of May 1, 2022 at 3:24 PM ET and may change up to the start of game.

Tigers Stats vs Buehler

Player AB AVG H HR RBI OBP OPS
Javier Báez 13 .231 3 2 4 .231 1.000
Tucker Barnhart 9 .333 3 0 1 .400 .844
Austin Meadows 3 .333 1 0 0 .333 .666
Robbie Grossman 2 .000 0 0 0 .000 .000
Jonathan Schoop 1 .000 0 0 0 .000 .000

Tigers Probable Starter Eduardo Rodriguez

  • The Tigers will hand the ball to Rodriguez (0-1) for his fifth start of the season.
  • The left-hander’s last appearance was on Tuesday, when he threw 6 2/3 innings against the Minnesota Twins, giving up three earned runs while allowing four hits.
  • The 29-year-old has pitched in four games this season with an ERA of 5.03, 8.2 strikeouts per nine innings and an opponent batting average of .000.
  • If he completes six or more innings with three or fewer earned runs allowed, he’ll earn his third quality start in a row.
  • The Dodgers are batting .236 this season, 11th in MLB. They have a team slugging percentage of .387 (ninth in the league) with 21 home runs.

Starting pitcher projections reflect team information as of May 1, 2022 at 3:24 PM ET and may change up to the start of game.

Dodgers Stats vs Rodriguez

Player AB AVG H HR RBI OBP OPS
Hanser Alberto 11 .273 3 0 1 .273 .546
Justin Turner 8 .250 2 0 0 .333 .708
Trea Turner 7 .429 3 0 0 .429 .858
Cody Bellinger 6 .167 1 0 1 .286 .453
Max Muncy 6 .000 0 0 0 .000 .000
Freddie Freeman 6 .333 2 0 1 .333 .666
Austin Barnes 5 .000 0 0 0 .000 .000
Chris Taylor 3 .667 2 0 0 .667 1.334

Dodgers Betting Trends

  • The Dodgers have won 65% of the games this season when they were the moneyline favorite (13-7).
  • Los Angeles has a 2-1 record (winning 66.7% of its games) when it has played as a moneyline favorite of -263 or shorter.
  • Based on this contest’s moneyline, the Dodgers’ implied win probability is 72.5%.
  • Los Angeles has played in 20 games with a set over/under, and has combined with their opponents to go over the total five times (5-14-1).
  • The Dodgers have a 13-7-0 record ATS this season.
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Tigers Betting Trends

  • The Tigers have entered the game as underdogs 17 times this season and won six, or 35.3%, of those games.
  • Detroit has played as an underdog of +215 or more once this season and won that game.
  • The oddsmakers’ moneyline implies a 31.7% chance of a victory for the Tigers.
  • Games involving Detroit have gone over the total set by oddsmakers in seven of 20 chances this season.
  • The Tigers are 9-11-0 against the spread this season.

Dodgers Players to Watch

  • Freddie Freeman has accumulated a team-best OBP (.382) and slugging percentage (.468), and paces the Dodgers in hits (23). He’s hitting .299 with four doubles, three home runs and 10 walks.
  • Among the qualifying batters, Freeman ranks 27th in batting average, while his on-base percentage ranks 28th and he is 41st in slugging.
  • Mookie Betts is batting .230 with two doubles, three home runs and 13 walks.
  • Betts ranks 97th in batting average, 51st in on base percentage, and 92nd in slugging in MLB play.
  • Trea Turner is hitting .276 with four doubles, a triple, a home run and seven walks.
  • Will Smith has three doubles, two home runs and seven walks while batting .255.

Dodgers Batting Stats (2022)

Player AB AVG R HR RBI OBP OPS
Freddie Freeman 77 .299 14 3 9 .382 .850
Trea Turner 76 .276 9 1 17 .329 .724
Mookie Betts 74 .230 19 3 6 .352 .730
Cody Bellinger 73 .205 7 4 8 .275 .713
Justin Turner 71 .197 8 1 10 .244 .526
Max Muncy 66 .136 7 2 9 .313 .586
Chris Taylor 62 .274 6 1 8 .347 .782
Gavin Lux 51 .255 10 1 5 .350 .723
Will Smith 47 .255 9 2 11 .364 .811
Edwin Ríos 21 .238 3 1 2 .273 .654

Tigers Players to Watch

  • Austin Meadows leads Detroit with 21 hits and an OBP of .434, plus a team-best slugging percentage of .422.
  • Among all qualified hitters in the majors, Meadows’ batting average ranks 12th, his on-base percentage is eighth, and he is 70th in slugging percentatge.
  • Javier Baez is slugging .500 while driving in 11 runs and batting .295 this season.
  • Spencer Torkelson has 12 hits this season and has a slash line of .190/.311/.349.
  • Robbie Grossman has been key for Detroit with 17 hits, an OBP of .394 plus a slugging percentage of .322.

Tigers Batting Stats (2022)

Player AB AVG R HR RBI OBP OPS
Jonathan Schoop 76 .145 5 1 5 .188 .399
Jeimer Candelario 69 .159 8 0 4 .227 .430
Austin Meadows 64 .328 8 0 11 .434 .856
Spencer Torkelson 63 .190 6 3 8 .311 .660
Miguel Cabrera 61 .262 6 0 5 .324 .619
Robbie Grossman 59 .288 7 0 5 .394 .716
Javier Báez 44 .295 3 2 11 .326 .826
Tucker Barnhart 37 .297 3 0 1 .381 .732
Akil Baddoo 36 .111 4 1 2 .179 .401
Eric Haase 35 .143 3 1 2 .250 .507

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