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The Detroit Tigers, including Matt Vierling, will face Drew Smyly and the Chicago Cubs on August 22 at 6:40 PM ET at Comerica Park.
Game Info and Matt Vierling Props
- Day: Tuesday, August 22, 2023
- Time: 6:40 PM ET
- TV Channel: BSDET
- Hits Prop: Over/under 1 hit (Over odds: -370)
- Home Runs Prop: Over/under 1 home run (Over odds: +600)
- Total Bases Prop: Over/under 2 total bases (Over odds: -103)
Matt Vierling Stats
- Vierling’s batting average of .269 leads all Detroit hitters this season.
- He currently ranks 48th in batting average, 81st in on base percentage, and 117th in slugging among qualified batters.
- He has picked up a hit in 62.0% of his 100 games this year, collecting multiple hits in 25.0% of those games.
- He has hit a home run in 6.0% of his games in 2023 (six of 100), leaving the yard in 1.8% of his trips to the dish.
- In 20.0% of his games this season, Vierling has picked up at least one RBI. He’s racked up more than one in 6.0% and driven in three or more of his team’s runs in two contests.
Cubs Pitching Stats and Rankings
- The Cubs’ 8.4 K/9 rate ranks 21st in the majors.
- The Cubs sport a 4.24 team ERA that ranks 16th across all MLB pitching staffs.
- The Cubs have surrendered the seventh-fewest homers in the majors (138 total, 1.1 per game).
- Smyly (9-8) will take to the mound for the Cubs and make his 22nd start of the season.
- The 34-year-old has pitched to a 5.15 ERA this season with 8.4 strikeouts per nine innings compared to 3 walks per nine across 26 games.
Vierling’s recent games
- vs. Cubs on August 21: 1-for-4, 1 R, 1 RBI, 1 K, 1 BB
- at Guardians on August 20: 1-for-3, 1 R, 1 K, 1 BB
- at Guardians on August 19: 0-for-4, 2 K
- at Guardians on August 18: 0-for-1, 1 K
- at Guardians on August 18: 1-for-3, 1 K, 1 BB
- at Twins on August 16: 2-for-5, 1 RBI, 1 K
- at Twins on August 15: 2-for-4, 2 K
- at Red Sox on August 13: 1-for-4, 1 R
- at Red Sox on August 12: 0-for-4, 1 RBI
- at Red Sox on August 11: 0-for-4, 1 K
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