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The Detroit Tigers take on the Houston Tigers in the second game of their four-game series. Will the Tigers get blanked by Luis Garcia tonight? Jason Radowitz breaks down the matchup.

Houston Astros vs. Detroit Tigers Prediction: Will the Tigers Get Blanked by Luis Garcia?

The Detroit Tigers went out and tried to revamp their team. With additions like Javier Baez, Austin Meadows, Tucker Barnhart, and even Eduardo Rodriguez, the thought was that the Tigers were heading in the right direction. Instead, the Tigers are 8-16 and have one of the worst offenses in baseball.

Will the Astros blank the Tigers for most of tonight's game? Here are our picks, predictions, and odds for Friday's game between the Detroit Tigers and the Houston Astros.

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Astros vs. Tigers Start Time and Where to Watch

  • Date: May 6, 2022
  • Game Time: 8:10 pm ET
  • Where to Watch: ATTH, BSDET

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Astros vs. Tigers Injury Report


Out: OF Victor Reyes (Quadriceps)


Out: OF Jake Meyers (Shoulder)

Astros vs. Tigers Total Runs Movement

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Houston Astros vs. Detroit Tigers Prediction

The Houston Astros will send out Luis Garcia, who has a 4.15 ERA on the year. Garcia has already shown that he's a capable and reliable starter during his time in last year's playoffs. This year, he's struggling a bit with an xFIP of 5.84 but has 22.4% strikeouts and just 5.9% walks. It's the power that's really getting to him. However, the Tigers' projected lineup has a .095 ISO with a .273 wOBA this season. That, along with 26.7% strikeouts against righties. The Tigers don't exactly have power this season. Only Javier Baez has consistently hit for power against righties with a .209 ISO. On the other hand, the Tigers will pitch Beau Brieske, who is 0-1 with a 3.60 ERA this season. Briesske has been extremely lucky with a .111 BABIP. He's got an xFIP of 6.36 with 15% strikeouts and 10% walks this season. Righties have a .373 wOBA and ISO of .350 in 22 plate appearances while lefties still have a .188 ISO against Brieske in 18 plate appearances. The Astros' projected lineup has an ISO of .194 with a wOBA of .310. This unit is hitting 38.1% ground balls and 23.7% line drives against righties while only striking out 20.5% of the time. Houston should be able to get out to an early lead and hold it throughout the first five innings.

Houston Astros vs. Detroit Tigers Pick

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Article Author


Jason grew up an avid sports fan. His passion for sports writing grew in high school and he developed a blog that was strictly for New York Sports. From his work, you will quickly realize that he loves looking at games from an analytical and numbers perspective and hopes to provide you with that same perspective in his articles.


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