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MLB BASEBALL

Philadelphia Phillies vs. Detroit Tigers

The fans at Comerica Park will be treated to a game between the Philadelphia Phillies and the Detroit Tigers when they take their seats on Saturday.

Lefthander Raul Valdes will take the mound for the Phillies to start this game. Valdes is 0-0 this season with a 0.00 ERA.

Valdes's opponent in this one will be Max Scherzer. The Tigers righthander has a 3.14 ERA to go along with a 14-1 record this season.

Philadelphia lost its last outing, a 2-1 result against the Tigers on July 26. Bettors who backed the Tigers at -155 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (3) sent UNDER bettors to the payout window.

Current streak:
Philadelphia has lost 6 straight games.

Team records:
Philadelphia: 49-54 SU
Detroit: 57-45 SU

Philadelphia most recently:
When playing on Saturday are 2-8
Before playing Detroit are 6-4
After playing Detroit are 5-4
After a loss are 5-5

Detroit most recently:
When playing on Saturday are 5-5
Before playing Philadelphia are 2-8
After playing Philadelphia are 4-5
After a win are 4-6

A few trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Philadelphia's last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Philadelphia's last 5 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Philadelphia's last 6 games when playing Detroit
Philadelphia is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games when playing Detroit
Detroit is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games
Detroit is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing Philadelphia
Detroit is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Detroit's last 6 games when playing Philadelphia

Next up:
Detroit home to Philadelphia, Sunday, July 28