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A winning streak will be on the line for the Detroit Tigers on Sunday when they battle the Cleveland Indians at Comerica Park.
Justin Masterson will be the starting pitcher for the Indians on this day. Righthander Masterson is 8-4 this season with a 3.57 ERA.
Masterson's opponent in this one will be Anibal Sanchez. The Tigers righthander has a 2.65 ERA to go along with a 6-5 record this season.
Last time out for Cleveland, they were a 6-4 loser as they battled the Tigers on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Tigers at -180 were rewarded, while the 10 combined runs moved the game OVER for totals bettors.
Cleveland has lost 6 straight games.
Detroit has won 3 straight games.
Cleveland: 30-31 SU
Detroit: 34-26 SU
Cleveland most recently:
When playing on Sunday are 4-6
Before playing Texas are 3-7
After playing Detroit are 6-4
After a loss are 2-8
Detroit most recently:
When playing on Sunday are 3-7
Before playing Kansas City are 6-4
After playing Cleveland are 5-5
After a win are 6-4
A few trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Cleveland's last 6 games
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Cleveland's last 6 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Cleveland's last 5 games when playing on the road against Detroit
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Cleveland's last 8 games when playing Detroit
Detroit is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
Detroit is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games at home
Detroit is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing Cleveland
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Detroit's last 5 games when playing at home against Cleveland
Cleveland at Texas, Monday, June 10
Detroit at Kansas City, Monday, June 10