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The Detroit Tigers will be fighting to snap a losing streak on Sunday when they take on the Miami Marlins at Marlins Park.
The Tigers will pin their hopes on the pitching of righthander Justin Verlander in this game. Verlander has a 13-12 record and a 3.56 ERA this season.
It'll be Henderson Alvarez toeing the rubber for the Marlins in this contest. Righthander Alvarez is 4-6 with a 3.94 ERA so far this season.
Last time out for Detroit, they were a 2-1 loser as they battled the Marlins on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Marlins at +182 were rewarded, while the 3 combined runs moved the game UNDER for totals bettors.
Detroit has lost 2 straight games.
Miami has won 3 straight games.
Detroit: 93-68 SU
Miami: 61-100 SU
Detroit most recently:
When playing on Sunday are 4-6
After playing Miami are 3-4
After a loss are 5-5
Miami most recently:
When playing on Sunday are 5-5
After playing Detroit are 3-4
After a win are 3-7
A few trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Detroit's last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Detroit's last 5 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Detroit's last 5 games when playing on the road against Miami
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Detroit's last 6 games when playing Miami
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Miami's last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Miami's last 5 games at home
Miami is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
Miami is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games at home