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Detroit TigersCleveland Indians
Sep 7, 12:05 PM | GrassProgressive Field

Detroit Tigers vs Cleveland Indians Odds

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The Indians get a visit from the Detroit Tigers in baseball action on Wednesday, with the home side looking to send the visitors to the showers with a loss.

Justin Masterson gets the call for the Cleveland Indians and he will try to build on a 11-8 mark. In the other dugout, Justin Verlander brings a 21-5 ledger to the game for the Tigers as he tries to quiet the Indians bats.

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Betting Line:
The visitors opened as 145 moneyline favorites in this one at most online sportsbooks tracked at Odds Shark. The total opened at 7 for those preferring over under wagers.

Power Rankings:
This game puts the Indians, most recently No. 11 in the American League Odds Shark MLB Power Rankings, up against the Tigers, who rate an American League No. 9 in the latest survey.

How They Match Up:
The game also pits Cleveland's No. 9-rated American League offense, averaging 4.2 runs per game, against a Tigers defense that ranks No. 10 in the American League at 4.5 in runs allowed per game. The Indians have averaged 8.4 hits per game so far, less than Tigers batters have averaged on the year (9.3 hits per game).

Defensively, Detroit features the American League's No. 10-rated defense on the road, allowing 4.5 runs per game. Cleveland, meanwhile, comes in at No. 9 in the American League at home, scoring 4.1 runs per game.

The Tigers were a 10-1 winner in their most recent outing on the road against the Indians. That made winners of bettors who got Detroit at -102 on the moneyline, while the total score (11) was good news for OVER bettors. Detroit got the job done in their last match in a 10-1 victory over Cleveland on Tuesday at Progressive Field behind starter Rick Porcello.

Next up:
Detroit home to Minnesota, Friday, September 9
Cleveland at Chi White Sox, Thursday, September 8