Manning expected to start for Detroit against Los Angeles
Los Angeles Angels (61-61, fourth in the AL West) vs. Detroit Tigers (58-64, third in the AL Central)
Detroit; Thursday, 1:10 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Angels: Jose Quintana (0-3, 6.12 ERA, 1.70 WHIP, 70 strikeouts) Tigers: Matt Manning (3-5, 6.10 ERA, 1.52 WHIP, 25 strikeouts)
FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Tigers -102, Angels -116; over/under is 9 1/2 runs
BOTTOM LINE: Shohei Ohtani and the Angels will take on the Tigers Thursday.
The Tigers are 33-29 in home games in 2020. The Detroit offense has compiled a .240 batting average as a team this season, Jonathan Schoop leads the team with a mark of .282.
The Angels have gone 29-31 away from home. Los Angeles has slugged .417 this season. Shohei Ohtani leads the club with a .641 slugging percentage, including 69 extra-base hits and 40 home runs.
The Angels won the last meeting 3-1. Ohtani notched his eighth victory and Justin Upton went 1-for-4 with a home run and two RBIs for Los Angeles. Tarik Skubal took his 11th loss for Detroit.
TOP PERFORMERS: Schoop leads the Tigers with 130 hits and has 66 RBIs.
Ohtani leads the Angels with 69 extra base hits and 87 RBIs.
LAST 10 GAMES: Tigers: 5-5, .224 batting average, 3.94 ERA, outscored by 11 runs
Angels: 5-5, .219 batting average, 4.02 ERA, outscored by six runs
INJURIES: Tigers: Jose Urena: (groin), Spencer Turnbull: (forearm), Julio Teheran: (shoulder), Rony Garcia: (knee), Matthew Boyd: (arm), Derek Hill: (ribcage), Niko Goodrum: (groin), Daz Cameron: (toe), Akil Baddoo: (concussion), Jake Rogers: (arm), Eric Haase: (back).
Angels: Patrick Sandoval: (spine), Alex Cobb: (wrist), Luke Bard: (hip), Mike Trout: (calf), Dexter Fowler: (knee), Anthony Rendon: (hip), Franklin Barreto: (right elbow).
The Associated Press created this story using technology provided by Data Skrive and data from Sportradar.