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Cleveland Indians vs Detroit Tigers Betting Odds Preview and Pick

The visiting Cleveland Indians hope for a solid performance on Saturday as they look to pick up a win at Comerica Park against the Detroit Tigers.

The match puts starter Corey Kluber for the Cleveland Indians on the hill facing Jordan Zimmermann for the Detroit Tigers. Kluber brings a 13-4 mark to the game, while Zimmermann is 8-11 to date on the season.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

The Detroit Tigers were listed as 212 moneyline underdogs earlier in the day at BetOnline, while odds makers set the opening total line around 8.5 earlier at Bovada.

Odds Shark computer prediction formulas pick a 6.2-1.4 win for the Indians on Saturday. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming MLB matchups here.

Cleveland Indians vs Detroit Tigers Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

Detroit (58-76) will face the 78-56 Indians in this tilt. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Detroit vs Cleveland injuries news.

This game puts the Detroit Tigers, most recently No. 28 in Odds Shark MLB Power Rankings, up against the Cleveland Indians, who rate a No. 1 in the latest survey.

Statistical Matchup

Rating these teams in several key categories is important for handicappers and Detroit has baseball's No. 15-rated offensive output, at 8.87 hits per game. The Cleveland Indians average 8.84 hits per game, good for No. 11 on the list.

Cleveland brings the No. 2-rated defense to this matchup, facing the Tigers's No. 29-ranked defense.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Cleveland ran up the score in their last game on Friday, jumping to a lead and resulting in a 10-0 victory against Detroit.

Betting Trends
  • Cleveland is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
  • Cleveland is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games on the road
  • Cleveland is 5-2 ATS in its last 7 games when playing Detroit
  • Cleveland is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games when playing Detroit
  • Detroit is 8-17 ATS in its last 25 games
  • Detroit is 5-13 SU in its last 18 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Detroit's last 6 games
  • Detroit is 3-6 ATS in its last 9 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Cleveland at Detroit, Sunday, September 3rd