Pitching Prospects: No Starting Name
fanduel sportsbook Line: Diamondbacks-164, Tigers +139; over/under is 8 1/2 runs
Bottom line: The Arizona Diamondbacks aim to prevent a three-game skid when they play the Detroit Tigers.
Arizona has a 17–19 record in home games and a 32-39 overall. The Diamondbacks have a 16-6 record in games when they didn’t miss a home run.
Detroit has a 26–43 record overall and a 9–21 record in road games. The Tigers went 10-2 in the game when they scored five or more runs.
Friday’s game is the first time these teams are facing this season.
Top Performer: Christian Walker has 10 doubles, one triple and 19 home runs for the Diamondbacks. Alec Thomas is 13 for 39 in the last 10 matches with two doubles and one home run.
Jonathan Shoop has 12 doubles, one triple, six home runs and 21 RBIs for the Tigers. Xavier Baez is 11-for-35 in the last 10 matches with three doubles, one triple, three home runs and six RBIs.
Last 10 games: Diamondbacks: 4-6, .214 batting average, 3.91 ERA, beat opponents by three runs
Tigers: 2-8, .266 batting average, 6.21 ERA, 27 runs outscore
Injuries: Diamondbacks: Buddy Kennedy: Day-Day (Wrist), David Peralta: Day-Day (Back), Humberto Castellanos: 60-Day IL (Elbow), Nick Ahmed: 60-Day IL (Shoulder), JB Bukouskas: 60 -Day IL (shoulder)
Tigers: Austin Meadows: 10-Day IL (Covid-19), Daz Cameron: 10-Day IL (Covid-19), Casey Miz: 60-Day IL (Elbow), Michael Pineda: 15-Day IL (Finger), Kyle Funkhauser: 60-day IL (shoulder), Matt Manning: 10-day IL (shoulder), Spencer Turnbull: 60-day IL (elbow), Jake Rogers: 60-day IL (elbow), Jose Cisnero: 60-day IL (shoulder)