Verlander & Tigers take on the Indians
Justin Verlander will take the mound for the Detroit Tigers on the road on Tuesday night as they face the Cleveland Indians in baseball betting action at the online sportsbooks.
Verlander is 5-2 with a 3.15 ERA on the season, and in his career against the Indians he's 18-14 with a 4.28 ERA in 36 starts. Trevor Bauer will start for the Indians on Tuesday night; Bauer is 0-1 with a 1.50 ERA this year.
Detroit Tigers vs Cleveland Indians Opening Odds and Betting Line
Sportsbooks such as Bovada had installed the Cleveland Indians as 135 moneyline underdogs in this particular MLB betting odds matchup. The total, meanwhile, was set early at 7.5 before betting at BetDSI started to move the line.
Computer Prediction: Detroit Tigers vs Cleveland Indians Pick
Odds Shark computer prediction formulas pick a 5.6-3.7 win for the Tigers on Tuesday. Odds Shark score prediction models pick a 5.6-3.7 result in favor of the Tigers today. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming MLB matchups here.
Team Betting Records & Power Rankings
The Cleveland Indians sport a record of 20-25 heading into this matchup, while the Detroit Tigers sit at 27-13 on the season Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Cleveland vs Detroit injuries news.
The MLB Power Rankings show a disparity between these teams, with the Cleveland Indians rated this week at No. 24 and the Detroit Tigers sitting at No. 2.
How Detroit Tigers vs Cleveland Indians Stats Matchup
Scoring stats point to some edges in this matchup. The game features the Cleveland Indians No. 13-ranked scoring average of 4.11 runs per game, against a Detroit Tigers offense rated No. 5 and scoring 4.82 runs per game. The Indians have averaged 8.22 hits per game to date this season, less than the Tigers hitters have managed (9.52 per nine innings).
Pitching and defensive stats are important baseball handicapping betting factors and Cleveland has the No. 26-ranked defense. In the other dugout, the Tigers own the No. 3 mark in runs allowed.
Recent Outings Betting Recap
The Tigers were a 5-4 loser in their most recent outing on the road against the Indians. That made winners of bettors who got Cleveland at -111 on the moneyline, while the total score (9) was good news for OVER bettors. The Tigers got to extra innings, but lost when they got there against Cleveland on Monday; it was a 5-4 final at Progressive Field in MLB wagering action.
Detroit Tigers vs Cleveland Indians Betting Odds Trends
Detroit is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Detroit's last 8 games
Detroit is 11-1 SU in its last 12 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Detroit's last 7 games on the road
Cleveland is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Cleveland's last 6 games
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Cleveland's last 5 games at home
Cleveland is 4-15 SU in its last 19 games when playing Detroit
Next Betting Matchups
Detroit at Cleveland, Wednesday, May 21st