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The Detroit Tigers and the Cleveland Indians will meet on the field at Progressive Field on Sunday in a battle of division rivals.
Doug Fister will be the starting pitcher for the Tigers on this day. Righthander Fister is 6-5 this season with a 3.80 ERA.
The Indians will counter Fister with Corey Kluber. Righthander Kluber has a 4.50 ERA to go along with a 5-5 record this season.
Detroit won its last outing, a 9-4 result against the Indians on July 6. Bettors who backed the Tigers at -160 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (13) sent OVER bettors to the payout window.
Detroit has won 5 straight games.
Cleveland has lost 4 straight games.
Detroit: 48-38 SU
Cleveland: 45-42 SU
Detroit most recently:
When playing on Sunday are 7-3
Before playing Cleveland are 7-3
After playing Cleveland are 6-4
After a win are 6-4
Cleveland most recently:
When playing on Sunday are 6-4
Before playing Detroit are 3-7
After playing Detroit are 4-6
After a loss are 6-4
A few trends to consider:
Detroit is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
Detroit is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games on the road
Detroit is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing Cleveland
Detroit is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games when playing on the road against Cleveland
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Cleveland's last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Cleveland's last 9 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Cleveland's last 6 games when playing Detroit
Cleveland is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games
Cleveland home to Detroit, Monday, July 8