Detroit Tigers vs Atlanta Braves Prediction - Picks MLB 3/11

Detroit Tigers vs Atlanta Braves Prediction - Picks MLB 3/11

Spring Training is in full swing, and we are starting to get a good look at what each team is capable of. On March 11th, 2023, the Detroit Tigers will face off against the Atlanta Braves in what should be an exciting game. The Tigers are coming off a win against the Pittsburgh Pirates, while the Braves are looking to bounce back after a loss to the Toronto Blue Jays. In this article, we will be providing expert analysis and predictions for this matchup. Be sure to download the Kingpin.pro iOS or Android app to get access to our picks and analysis, as well as live scores, breaking news, and the latest odds.

Detroit Tigers

The Tigers have had a solid start to their Spring Training campaign, with an 8-7 record. They have been hitting the ball well, with a team batting average of .270, and have hit 24 home runs. Jake Rogers has been a standout player for the Tigers, hitting .400 with 3 home runs and 3 RBI. However, they have struggled on the mound, with a team ERA of 5.70. The Tigers will need to improve their pitching if they want to compete in this game.

Injuries have been a concern for the Tigers, with Andy Ibanez, Trevor Rosenthal, Matt Vierling, Tyler Nevin, and Wenceel Perez all on the injury report. While some of these players may be available for this game, it is uncertain if they will be at 100%.

Atlanta Braves

The Braves have had a decent start to their Spring Training campaign, with a 5-6 record. They have struggled at the plate, with a team batting average of .243, and have hit just 12 home runs. Matt Olson has been the standout player for the Braves, hitting .533 with 3 home runs and 8 RBI. The Braves have also struggled on the mound, with a team ERA of 5.28. Mike Soroka, Kyle Wright, and Kolby Allard are all on the injury report, which could further complicate matters for the Braves.

Injuries:

As previously mentioned, both teams have players on the injury report. The Tigers have five players on the injury report, with Andy Ibanez, Trevor Rosenthal, and Matt Vierling listed as day-to-day. Tyler Nevin and Wenceel Perez are out for this game. The Braves have three players on the injury report, with Mike Soroka out and Kyle Wright listed as day-to-day. Kolby Allard is on the 10-day IL.

While injuries are never a good thing for a team, it's important to consider their impact on the game when making your bets. In this case, the absence of Soroka, who is one of the Braves' top starting pitchers, could have a significant impact on the outcome of the game. On the other hand, the Tigers have a few key players listed as day-to-day, which means they may still be able to play in this game.

Betting Trends:

When making your bets, it's important to look at betting trends to help guide your decision. Here are a few trends to consider for this game:

  • The Tigers are 4-1 in their last five games as an underdog.
  • The Braves are 2-5 in their last seven games following a loss.
  • The total has gone under in four of the Tigers' last five games.
  • The total has gone under in four of the Braves' last six games.

These trends suggest that the Tigers may be a good pick as an underdog, and that the total score may be lower than expected.

Prediction:

Based on the analysis above, we predict that the Tigers will win this game. While the Braves have the home field advantage, their injury report and recent performance suggest that they may struggle in this game. Meanwhile, the Tigers have been performing well as underdogs, and their pitching and defense could give them an edge over the Braves.

Pick: Detroit Tigers

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