Philadelphia Phillies vs Detroit Tigers
Citizens Bank Park
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Philadelphia Phillies - Phillies to win
The Philadelphia Phillies have scored at least four runs in eight of their previous 12 games, including a total of 23 runs in their most recent three games. When scoring four or more runs in a game, the Phillies have won six of their last nine contests. Nick Castellanos has a team-high 75 hits and is in first place for the Phillies in RBI with 35, while Bryson Stott and Trea Turner have a combined 128 hits and are in second and third place, respectively. The next batter is Taijuan Walker, who has posted a 4-3 record with a 5.65 earned run average and 45 strikeouts so far this season. In his career versus the Tigers, Walker has posted a record of 1-0 with a 6.46 earned run average and 13 strikeouts.
Detroit Tigers - Tigers are not in their best
The Detroit Tigers have scored three or fewer runs in each of their last five games, and they have scored no more than six runs in any of their last three games. The Tigers have been unsuccessful in winning any of their last 11 games when scoring three runs or fewer. The Tigers are led by Riley Greene, who has 60 hits and 18 runs batted in, while Spencer Torkelson and Javier Baez have a combined 96 hits and 53 runs batted in.
Expert Betting Tips
I wouldn't normally root for a pitcher like Taijuan Walker, but the Phillies are playing at home and have a potent offense right now. The Detroit Tigers have been unable to score on offense. As a result, the Philadelphia Phillies have my vote in what should be a thrilling baseball matchup.