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The Philadelphia Phillies and the Detroit Tigers will both be gunning for a victory on Sunday when they meet at Comerica Park.
Jonathan Pettibone will be the starting pitcher for the Phillies on this day. Righthander Pettibone is 5-4 this season with a 3.97 ERA.
The Tigers will counter Pettibone with Rick Porcello. Righthander Porcello has a 4.57 ERA to go along with a 7-6 record this season.
In their last action, Philadelphia was a 10-0 loser on the road against the Tigers. Bettors on Detroit at -270 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (10) sent OVER bettors home happy as well.
Philadelphia has lost 7 straight games.
Detroit has won 2 straight games.
Philadelphia: 49-55 SU
Detroit: 58-45 SU
Philadelphia most recently:
When playing on Sunday are 6-4
Before playing San Francisco are 5-5
After playing Detroit are 5-5
After a loss are 4-6
Detroit most recently:
When playing on Sunday are 4-6
Before playing Washington are 9-1
After playing Philadelphia are 5-5
After a win are 4-6
A few trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Philadelphia's last 6 games
The total has gone OVER in 12 of Philadelphia's last 18 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Philadelphia's last 6 games on the road
Philadelphia is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games when playing Detroit
Detroit is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games
Detroit is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games when playing Philadelphia
Detroit is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games at home
Philadelphia home to San Francisco, Tuesday, July 30
Detroit home to Washington, Tuesday, July 30