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If familiarity breeds contempt, there should be animosity aplenty on Monday when the Detroit Tigers and the Cleveland Indians meet at Progressive Field.
David Price will be the starting pitcher for the Tigers on this day. Left hander Price is 12-10 this season with a 3.36 ERA.
Starting this game for the Indians will be Corey Kluber. The right hander has a 2.52 ERA to go along with a 13-8 record this season.
Oddsmakers opened the Indians as -115-moneyline favorites versus the Tigers, while the game's total opened at 7
Cleveland was a 3-2 winner in its last match on the road against the Royals. They won as +135 underdogs, while the total score of 5 made winners of UNDER bettors.
The Tigers were a 6-2 loser in their most recent outing on the road against the White Sox. That made winners of bettors who got Chicago at -106 on the moneyline, while the total score (8) was good news for PUSH bettors.
Team record: 74-62
Detroit is 6-3 SU in its last 9 games
Detroit is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games on the road
Detroit is 8-15 SU in its last 23 games on the road
Detroit is 12-4 SU in its last 16 games when playing on the road against Cleveland
Team record: 70-64
Current Streak: won 3 straight games.
Cleveland is 6-1-1 SU in its last 8 games
Cleveland is 9-4 SU in its last 13 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Cleveland's last 5 games at home
Cleveland is 4-12 SU in its last 16 games when playing at home against Detroit
Detroit at Cleveland Tuesday, September 2