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Detroit Tigers Open as Moneyline Underdog vs the Cleveland Indians

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.

Detroit sends Alfredo Simon out against Danny Salazar for the Cleveland Indians in this game. Simon is 11-9 with a 5.09 ERA on the season, while Salazar is 12-7 on the year and has a 3.27 ERA.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Betting fans looking to pick the visiting Cleveland Indians before the first pitch in this match found them as -163 moneyline favorites earlier today at Bovada. They saw the over/under total of 8.5 earlier at TopBet.

Odds Shark prediction models pick the Indians to win this game 5.9-2.6. 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

61-73 Detroit battles the Indians, currently with a 65-68 mark. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Detroit vs Cleveland injuries news.

The Detroit Tigers sit at No. 28 in the current MLB power poll here at Odds Shark, while the Cleveland Indians sit at No. 3 on the same chart.

Statistical Matchup

On offense, it's a battle between the Detroit Tigers and its No. 10-rated batting order, averaging 4.34 runs per nine innings, against the No. 20 line up of the Cleveland Indians at 4.11 runs per outing.

Defensively, Cleveland features the No. 2-rated defense on the road, allowing 3.49 runs per game. Detroit, meanwhile, comes in at No. 15 at home, scoring 4.3 runs per game.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Indians enjoyed a 8-1 victory at the expense of the Tigers on Friday, with J Tomlin throwing 9 innings of 4-hit ball at Comerica Park.

Betting Trends
  • Cleveland is 7-2 SU in its last 9 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Cleveland's last 6 games on the road
  • Cleveland is 4-13 SU in its last 17 games when playing Detroit
  • The total has gone OVER in 5 of Cleveland's last 5 games when playing Detroit
  • Detroit is 1-7 SU in its last 8 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 5 of Detroit's last 5 games
  • Detroit is 1-6 SU in its last 7 games at home
  • The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Detroit's last 8 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Cleveland at Detroit, Sunday, September 6th