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The Detroit Tigers and the Oakland Athletics will both be gunning for a victory on Thursday when they meet at O.co Coliseum.
The Tigers will pin their hopes on the pitching of righthander Justin Verlander in this game. Verlander has a 13-12 record and a 3.35 ERA this season.
Starting this game for the Athletics will be Sonny Gray. The righthander has a 2.51 ERA to go along with a 5-3 record this season.
Oakland was an 8-6 loser in its last match on the road against the Tigers. They lost as +135 underdogs, while the total score of 14 made winners of OVER bettors.
Detroit: 93-69 SU
Oakland: 96-66 SU
Detroit most recently:
When playing on Thursday are 6-4
After playing Oakland are 6-4
After a win are 5-5
Oakland most recently:
When playing on Thursday are 3-7
After playing Detroit are 6-4
After a loss are 9-1
A few trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Detroit's last 5 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 8 of Detroit's last 10 games
The total has gone OVER in 8 of Detroit's last 10 games when playing Oakland
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Detroit's last 10 games when playing on the road against Oakland
Oakland is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 8 of Oakland's last 10 games when playing Detroit
The total has gone OVER in 11 of Oakland's last 15 games
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Oakland's last 7 games at home