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Los Angeles sends Clayton Kershaw vs Brad Penny in Dodgers vs Tigers game

Detroit TigersLos Angeles Dodgers
June 20, 10:10 PM | GrassDodger Stadium

Detroit Tigers vs Los Angeles Dodgers Odds

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The Detroit Tigers will look to grab an inter-league road victory when they take on the Dodgers in Los Angeles at Dodger Stadium on Monday in baseball action.

Brad Penny, with a record of 5-5 on the season, gets the ball for the Tigers, while the Dodgers trot Clayton Kershaw to the mound in this one. He is 6-3 so far in 2011.

View Detroit vs LA Dodgers Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
The visitors opened as +-155 moneyline underdogs in this one at most online sportsbooks tracked at Odds Shark. The total opened at 7 for those preferring over under wagers.

Power Rankings:
This game matches up the No. 9 (Dodgers) and the No. 9 (Tigers) teams in their respective leagues, according to our current MLB Power Rankings.


How They Match Up:
At the plate, Los Angeles owns the No. 6 ranking for hits in the National League at 8.6 per game. By contrast, the Tigers are rated No. 3 in the same category at 9.1 per game.

Los Angeles owns the National League's No. 8 defense, allowing 4.3 men per game to cross the plate. That contrasts with Detroit's American League No. 10-rated defense.

The Tigers were a 9-1 winner in their most recent outing on the road against the Rockies. That made winners of bettors who got Detroit at -137 on the moneyline, while the total score (10) was good news for OVER bettors. Detroit looks to continue its winning ways following a victory last time out against the Rockies, a 9-1 final on Sunday in support of Justin Verlander at Coors Field.

In their last action, Los Angeles was a 1-0 winner at home against the Astros. Bettors on Los Angeles at -140 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (1) sent UNDER bettors home happy as well. The Dodgers didn’t allow a single run in their last start, as their staff shut out Houston 1-0 on Sunday at Dodger Stadium.

Detroit Tigers Trends:
When playing on Monday are 7-3
Before playing LA Dodgers are 5-5
After playing Colorado are 6-4
After a win are 4-6

Los Angeles Dodgers Trends:
When playing on Monday are 6-4
Before playing Detroit are 6-4
After playing Houston are 6-4
After a win are 4-6

A few Tigers at Dodgers trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Detroit's last 7 games on the road
Detroit is 14-7 SU in its last 21 games
Detroit is 4-2 SU in their last 6 games when playing LA Dodgers
Detroit is 2-4 SU in their last 6 games when playing on the road against LA Dodgers
The total has gone OVER in 7 of LA Dodgers' last 10 games
LA Dodgers are 4-2 SU in their last 6 games when playing at home against Detroit
LA Dodgers are 2-4 SU in their last 6 games when playing Detroit
LA Dodgers are 1-5 SU in their last 6 games

Next up:
Detroit at LA Dodgers, Tuesday, June 21