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Detroit Tigers vs. Philadelphia Phillies

June 25, 2024


Game 2 of the interleague series between the Philadelphia Phillies and Detroit Tigers will take place in Detroit, Michigan, at Comerica Park on Tuesday evening. It will start at 6:40 PM ET and air on Bally Sports Detroit and NBC Sports Philadelphia.


Philadelphia Phillies Team Preview


The Philadelphia Phillies have the best record in baseball at 52-26 following Monday's 8-1 win in Game 1 of the series on the road against the Detroit Tigers. The win extended the winning streak for the Philadelphia Phillies to three games and was the 3rd consecutive game for the Phillies, only allowing one run.


Philadelphia has outscored their opponents 24-3 over the last three games. Aaron Nola improved his record to 9-3 following the win on Monday night after pitching seven innings, allowing one run and striking out six batters in the win against the Detroit Tigers. Philadelphia got off to a fast start in the win after scoring four runs, including a two-run home run by Alec Bohm, who also scored Bryce Harper.


The Phillies have won seven straight against Detroit, winning by an average margin of 3.29 runs per game. The Philadelphia Phillies will look to extend their winning streak against the Detroit Tigers to eight games when they travel to face the Tigers for Game 2 of the series.


Detroit Tigers Team Preview


The Detroit Tigers have struggled this month as they have compiled a record of 8-13 this month and have lost six of their previous eight games following Monday's 1-8 loss in Game 1 of the series at home against the Philadelphia Phillies.


The loss in Game 1 dropped the record for the Tigers to six games below .500 at 36-42, which puts them in 4th place in the AL Central, only ahead of the Chicago White Sox, and gives them the 5th worst record in the American League, only better than the Blue Jays, Angels, Athletics, and White Sox.


The Tigers have lost eight of the last ten games against the Phillies and have been outscored by Philadelphia by an average of 2.2 to 4.4 in those contests. The Detroit Tigers will look to avoid losing their 8th consecutive game against the Philadelphia Phillies when they host the Phillies for Game 2 of the series on Tuesday evening.


Odds and Series Trends


WagerWeb lists the Philadelphia Phillies as -120 moneyline favorites on the road against the Detroit Tigers for Game 2 of the series on Tuesday evening.


Philadelphia has won eight of the last ten games, including seven straight games in the series against Detroit while having won by an average margin of 2.2 runs per game in the last ten games and 3 runs per game over the previous three meetings.


Ranger Suarez is 1-0 with two no-decisions in his last three starts while allowing an average of 1.33 runs and striking out an average of 5.33 batters in those starts, while Tarik Skubal is 1-2 in his last three starts while allowing an average of three runs and striking out 6.33 batters in those matchups.


Game Pick


Philadelphia has the best record in baseball, while Detroit is six games below .500 at 36-42. The Tigers have lost eight of the last ten, including seven straight games in the series against the Phillies, and have lost by an average margin of 2.2 runs per game over the last ten meetings and 3 runs per game in the last three contests.


As a result, I am taking the moneyline for the Philadelphia Phillies when they travel to face the Detroit Tigers for Game 2 of the series on Tuesday evening.


Spooky Express Pick: Philadelphia Phillies (-120)