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The fans at Progressive Field will be treated to a game between the Detroit Tigers and the Cleveland Indians when they take their seats on Monday.
The Tigers will give the ball to starter Anibal Sanchez in this one. Righthander Sanchez is 9-7 this season with a 2.59 ERA.
Meanwhile, it'll be Corey Kluber who starts for the Indians. Righthander Kluber is 6-5 with a 3.86 ERA so far this season.
The Tigers were a 3-2 winner in their most recent outing at home against the White Sox. That made winners of bettors who got Detroit at -200 on the moneyline, while the total score (5) was good news for UNDER bettors.
Cleveland won its last outing, a 2-0 result against the Marlins on August 4. Bettors who backed the Indians at -125 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (2) sent UNDER bettors to the payout window.
Detroit has won 8 straight games.
Cleveland has won 2 straight games.
Detroit: 64-45 SU
Cleveland: 62-49 SU
Detroit most recently:
When playing on Monday are 7-3
Before playing Cleveland are 7-3
After playing Chi White Sox are 8-2
After a win are 9-1
Cleveland most recently:
When playing on Monday are 2-8
Before playing Detroit are 3-7
After playing Miami are 7-3
After a win are 8-2
A few trends to consider:
Detroit is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
Detroit is 8-1 SU in its last 9 games when playing Cleveland
Detroit is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games when playing on the road against Cleveland
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Detroit's last 5 games
Cleveland is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home
Cleveland is 10-1 SU in its last 11 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Cleveland's last 6 games
The total has gone UNDER in 15 of Cleveland's last 23 games
Cleveland home to Detroit, Tuesday, August 6