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Can Every Game In Indians, Tigers Series Go UNDER?

*This game has been postponed due to rain*

Offense has been hard to come by through the first three games of the four-game series between the Cleveland Indians and Detroit Tigers. The two squads have averaged a combined 6.7 runs per game so far this series with the UNDER cashing in each outing.

Shark Bites
  • Michael Fulmer has a 6.98 ERA in 4 career starts against the Indians.
  • The Indians are 1-9 against the runline in their last 10 games.
  • The Tigers are 5-2 SU in their last 7 games as the underdog.

Cleveland will send Danny Salazar, whose season to date can best be described as fine, to the bump for the series finale. Salazar has posted a pedestrian 4.34 ERA through his first five starts but he is averaging a league-high 13.0 strikeouts per nine innings. Keep an eye on how Salazar performs against Miguel Cabrera, as the Tigers masher has gone 10-for-32 with two home runs against the righty but has also tallied 10 K’s.

It will be imperative for the Indians to get after Tigers starter Michael Fulmer early in this outing. Fulmer has surrendered 11 earned runs this season with nine of those coming in the first three innings. However, after that, he has been phenomenal with the right-hander surrendering just six hits in his 16.0 combined innings after the first three stanzas.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Sportsbooks such as Bovada had installed the Detroit Tigers as 114 moneyline underdogs in this particular MLB betting odds matchup. The total, meanwhile, was set early at 8 before betting at 5Dimes started to move the line.

Odds Shark computer prediction formulas pick a 3.9-3.8 win for the Tigers on Thursday. 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 Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Detroit Tigers bring a 14-13 record to the battle against the 15-12 Indians. 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. 25-rated Detroit Tigers and the league No. 5-ranked Cleveland Indians, according to the latest MLB power poll here at Odds Shark.

Statistical Matchup

On offense, it's a battle between the Detroit Tigers and its No. 7-rated batting order, averaging 4.89 runs per nine innings, against the No. 15 line up of the Cleveland Indians at 4.56 runs per outing.

Detroit owns the No. 28 defense, allowing 4.89 men per game to cross the plate. That contrasts with Cleveland's No. 11-rated defense.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Betting Trends
  • Cleveland is 1-9 ATS in its last 10 games
  • Cleveland is 10-5 SU in its last 15 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Cleveland's last 7 games
  • Cleveland is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games on the road
  • Detroit is 4-1 ATS in its last 5 games
  • Detroit is 4-1 ATS in its last 5 games at home
  • Detroit is 7-1 ATS in its last 8 games when playing Cleveland
  • Detroit is 6-2 SU in its last 8 games when playing Cleveland

Next Betting Matchups

Cleveland at Kansas City, Friday, May 5th
Detroit at Oakland, Friday, May 5th

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