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The Detroit Tigers and the Cleveland Indians will both be trying to pick up a win on Wednesday when they battle at Progressive Field.
The Tigers will pin their hopes on the pitching of righthander Justin Verlander in this game. Verlander has a 4-4 record and a 3.17 ERA this season.
Starting this game for the Indians will be Ubaldo Jimenez. The righthander has a 5.31 ERA to go along with a 3-2 record this season.
The Tigers were a 5-1 winner in their most recent outing on the road against the Indians. That made winners of bettors who got Detroit at -142 on the moneyline, while the total score (6) was good news for UNDER bettors.
Detroit: 24-19 SU
Cleveland: 26-18 SU
Detroit most recently:
When playing on Wednesday are 6-4
Before playing Minnesota are 7-3
After playing Cleveland are 4-6
After a win are 5-5
Cleveland most recently:
When playing on Wednesday are 4-6
Before playing Boston are 4-6
After playing Detroit are 6-4
After a loss are 5-5
A few trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Detroit's last 10 games when playing on the road against Cleveland
Detroit is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games when playing on the road against Cleveland
Detroit is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games
Detroit is 8-17 SU in its last 25 games when playing on the road against Cleveland
Cleveland is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games
Cleveland is 9-2 SU in its last 11 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Cleveland's last 10 games when playing at home against Detroit
Cleveland is 17-8 SU in its last 25 games when playing at home against Detroit
Detroit home to Minnesota, Thursday, May 23
Cleveland at Boston, Thursday, May 23