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Cleveland Indians vs Detroit Tigers MLB Baseball Betting Lines Preview

Those betting on MLB baseball odds will look to pick a winner at Comerica Park on Sunday as the host Detroit Tigers battle the Cleveland Indians in baseball betting odds action.

Cody Anderson gets the ball in front of a hostile crowd for the Cleveland Indians on Sunday; he's 2-3 on the season. The Detroit Tigers, meanwhile, will counter with Justin Verlander, who will be looking to improve on his 3-6 mark.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

On the MLB moneyline for this betting odds matchup, Detroit sat as -143 favorites earlier in the day at Bovada. The over/under total was set at 8.5, according to MyBookie.

Odds Shark prediction models pick the Indians to win this game 5.8-2.7. 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

The Detroit Tigers bring a 62-73 record to the battle against the 65-69 Indians. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Detroit vs Cleveland injuries news.

The Detroit Tigers vs Cleveland Indians odds would favor the Indians if the betting lines were set according to our power ranks. Detroit is rated No. 28 in the current Odds Shark poll, while Cleveland is at No. 3.

Statistical Matchup

Scoring stats point to some edges in this matchup. The game features the Detroit Tigers No. 9-ranked scoring average of 4.36 runs per game, against a Cleveland Indians offense rated No. 21 and scoring 4.07 runs per game. The Tigers have averaged 9.42 hits per game to date this season, more than the Indians hitters have managed (8.62 per nine innings).

Defensively, Cleveland features the No. 2-rated defense on the road, allowing 3.52 runs per game. Detroit, meanwhile, comes in at No. 15 at home, scoring 4.33 runs per game.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

A Simon shut down the Indians in their last game, striking out 5 in a 6-0 shutout over Cleveland in baseball action at Comerica Park.

Betting Trends
  • Cleveland is 7-3 SU in its last 10 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Cleveland's last 5 games
  • Cleveland is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games on the road
  • The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Cleveland's last 7 games on the road
  • Detroit is 3-12 SU in its last 15 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 6 of Detroit's last 7 games
  • Detroit is 2-6 SU in its last 8 games at home
  • The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Detroit's last 9 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Cleveland at Chicago, Monday, September 7th
Detroit home to Tampa Bay, Monday, September 7th