Cleveland Indians vs Detroit Tigers Betting Odds Preview and Pick

Cleveland Indians

vs

Detroit Tigers
Wednesday, April 16, 2014 7:08 PM ET
Comerica Park

The Cleveland Indians pay a visit to Detroit on Wednesday, hoping to shut down the Tigers bats in baseball betting action at Comerica Park.

Anibal Sanchez gets the call for the Detroit Tigers and he will try to build on a 0-0 mark. In the other dugout, Zach McAllister brings a 1-0 ledger to the game for the Cleveland Indians as he tries to quiet the Tigers bats.

Cleveland Indians vs Detroit Tigers Opening Odds and Betting Line

Baseball betting odds makers, including 5Dimes, opened the Detroit Tigers as -133 moneyline favorites in this matchup. Over under total bettors saw the number open at 8.5 at shops such as BetOnline.

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Computer Prediction: Cleveland Indians vs Detroit Tigers Pick

Odds Shark prediction models pick the Tigers to win this game 4.5-4.2. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming MLB matchups here.

Cleveland Indians vs Detroit Tigers Odds and Stats.

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Detroit Tigers sport a record of 6-4 heading into this matchup, while the Cleveland Indians sit at 6-7 on the season Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Detroit vs Cleveland injuries news.

It's a MLB baseball betting matchup between the No. 13-rated Detroit Tigers and the league No. 5-ranked Cleveland Indians, according to the latest MLB power poll here at Odds Shark.

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How Cleveland Indians vs Detroit Tigers Stats Matchup

Offensively, the game matches up Detroit Tigers No. 20 ranked offense (4 runs per game) against a Cleveland Indians defense and pitching staff that sits at No. 25 at 4.85 runs allowed per game. The Detroit Tigers have been averaging 8.6 hits per game, more than the Cleveland Indians have managed so far this season (8.15 hits on average).

Pitching and defensive stats are important baseball handicapping betting factors and Detroit has the No. 11-ranked defense. In the other dugout, the Indians own the No. 25 mark in runs allowed.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Last time out for Cleveland, they were a 4-3 loser as they battled the White Sox on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the White Sox at -109 were rewarded, while the 7 combined runs moved the game UNDER for totals bettors. Cleveland suffered a 4-3 loss against Chicago on Sunday, as Corey Kluber wasn't able to lead his team to victory at U.S. Cellular Field.

Last time out for Detroit, they were a 5-1 loser as they battled the Padres on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Padres at +150 were rewarded, while the 6 combined runs moved the game UNDER for totals bettors. Max Scherzer fanned 10 batters in a 5-1 loss against San Diego in the team's last game, played on Sunday at PETCO Park.

Next Betting Matchups

Cleveland at Detroit, Thursday, April 17th

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