Free MLB Picks Today: Detroit Tigers vs Atlanta Braves 6/14/23

Free MLB Picks Today: Detroit Tigers vs Atlanta Braves 6/14/23
Wed 14th June 2023

The Atlanta Braves (40-26) are on the road to face the Detroit Tigers (27-37) at Comerica Park on Wednesday in a doubleheader. The Tigers took Monday’s series opener 6-5 in 10 innings. Alex Lange got the win with one scoreless inning of relief.

Andy Ibanez went 3 for 4 with a home run and a double in the win. He scored two runs. Spencer Torkelson went 3 for 6 with a home run and three RBIs. Michael Harris II was 3 for 4 with a home run and two runs for the Braves. Marcell Ozuna added a double and one run.


Spencer Strider (6-2, 3.79 ERA) is slated to take the mound for Atlanta in the first game of the doubleheader. The right-hander leads the league in strikeouts (121). Strider allowed eight runs over four innings in his last start, a 13-10 home win over the Mets on Thursday.

He gave up eight hits while striking out eight and walking two in the no-decision. RHP Michael Lorenzen (2-3, 3.75 ERA) will take the mound for Detroit.

It’s his first appearance of the season against the Braves. In his last start on Friday, Lorenzen took the loss at home against the Diamondbacks. He threw 6.2 innings and gave up six runs on seven hits, striking out three and walking one in the 11-6 defeat.


Over the last five games, Atlanta has averaged 5.8 runs a game, a small gain compared to their season average of 5.1. Against right-handed pitchers like Lorenzen this season, the Braves have a .760 OPS. Ronald Acuna Jr. has been the team’s biggest on-base threat against right-handers with a .384 OBP in 178 at-bats.

Detroit is averaging 3.8 runs per game in the last five, up slightly from 3.6 for the season. The Tigers have a .642 OPS against right-handers in 2023, the lowest in the league. With a .834 OPS over 155 at-bats, Riley Greene has been their best hitter against right-handers.


Atlanta is 20-11 away from home in 2023, scoring 5.3 runs per game while allowing 3.3 runs. Detroit has gone 15-16 at home this season, averaging 4.0 runs per game while surrendering 5.2. In eight games between the teams at Comerica Park, Detroit is 7-1 with an average scoreline of 5.6-2.8.


The Braves lead the NL East by four games over the Marlins. The Tigers are fourth in the AL Central, five games behind the Twins.

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Atlanta Braves -2.5 (+105)

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