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Miguel Gonzalez faces Max Scherzer in MLB odds action

Detroit TigersBaltimore Orioles
May 31, 7:05 PM | GrassCamden Yards

Detroit Tigers vs Baltimore Orioles Odds

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MLB wagering interest swings to the Baltimore vs Detroit battle on Friday at Camden Yards as the Orioles try to defend home turf and reward moneyline bettors.

Max Scherzer, with a record of 7-0 on the season, gets the ball for the Tigers, while the Orioles trot Miguel Gonzalez to the mound in this one. He is 2-2 so far in 2013.

View Detroit vs Baltimore Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
Bettors looking to back visiting Detroit before the first pitch in this match found them as 112-moneyline favorites earlier today at Bovada. They saw the total of 9 earlier at TopBet.

Power Rankings:
It's a baseball betting matchup between the American League No. 9-rated Orioles and the league No. 1-ranked Tigers, according to the latest MLB power poll here at Odds Shark.

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How They Match Up:
When it comes to getting on base, the visiting Tigers rank No. 1 in the American League at 10.1 hits per game. That compares with Baltimore’s No. 2 ranking in that category.

Defensively, Detroit features the American League's No. 5-rated defense on the road, allowing 4.1 runs per game. Baltimore, meanwhile, comes in at No. 7 in the American League at home, scoring 4.8 runs per game.

Detroit was a 1-0 loser in its last match on the road against the Pirates. They lost as -125 favorites, while the total score of 1 made winners of UNDER bettors. Doug Fister fanned 12 batters in a 1-0 loss against Pittsburgh in the team's last game, played on Thursday at PNC Park.

In their last action, Baltimore was a 2-0 winner at home against the Nationals. Bettors on Baltimore at -134 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (2) sent UNDER bettors home happy as well. The Orioles didn’t allow a single run in their last start, as their staff shut out Washington 2-0 on Thursday at Camden Yards.

Detroit Tigers Trends:
When playing on Friday are 5-5
Before playing Baltimore are 6-4
After playing Pittsburgh are 4-6
After a loss are 5-5

Baltimore Orioles Trends:
When playing on Friday are 3-7
Before playing Detroit are 5-5
After playing Washington are 5-5
After a win are 4-6

A few Tigers at Orioles trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Detroit's last 7 games
The total has gone OVER in 8 of Detroit's last 12 games when playing Baltimore
Detroit is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games when playing on the road against Baltimore
Detroit is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games
The total has gone OVER in 7 of Baltimore's last 8 games
Baltimore is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games at home
Baltimore is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games
The total has gone OVER in 8 of Baltimore's last 12 games when playing Detroit

Next up:
Detroit at Baltimore, Saturday, June 1

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