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The Cleveland Indians and the Detroit Tigers will both be trying to pick up a win on Friday when they battle at Comerica Park.
The Indians will trot Trevor Bauer out to the mound in this one. Right hander Bauer has a 3-4 record and a 3.84 ERA this season.
It'll be Anibal Sanchez toeing the rubber for the Tigers in this contest. Right hander Sanchez is 6-3 with a 3.04 ERA so far this season.
Oddsmakers opened the Tigers as -157-moneyline favorites versus the Indians, while the game's total opened at 8.5
Detroit lost its last outing, a 5-2 result against the Royals on July 13. Bettors who backed the Royals at +125 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (7) sent UNDER bettors to the payout window.
Cleveland was a 3-2 winner in its last match at home against the White Sox. They won as -165 favorites, while the total score of 5 made winners of UNDER bettors.
Team record: 47-47
Cleveland is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Cleveland's last 6 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Cleveland's last 7 games on the road
Cleveland is 6-18 SU in its last 24 games when playing Detroit
Team record: 53-38
Detroit is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Detroit's last 5 games
Detroit is 7-3 SU in its last 10 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Detroit's last 7 games at home
Cleveland at Detroit Saturday, July 19