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Cleveland Indians vs Detroit Tigers Betting Matchup Report

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Sep 5, 1:05 PM | GrassProgressive Field

Detroit Tigers vs Cleveland Indians Odds

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The Cleveland Indians battle the visiting Detroit Tigers on Monday in MLB betting action at Progressive Field.

Detroit puts its faith in starter Doug Fister to earn a win and boost his personal mark of 6-13. Getting the ball for the Indians is Ubaldo Jimenez, who owns a 8-10 record on the season with a 4.70 ERA.

View Detroit vs Cleveland Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
On the opening MLB line for this matchup, Cleveland sat as -125 favorites. The total was set at 8.5.

Power Rankings:
The Indians - Tigers odds would favor the Tigers if the lines were set according to our power ranks. Cleveland is rated No. 11 in the current American League Odds Shark poll, while Detroit is at No. 9 in the American League.

How They Match Up:
When it comes to getting on base, the visiting Tigers rank No. 4 in the American League at 9.4 hits per game. That compares with Cleveland’s No. 10 ranking in that category.

Cleveland owns the American League's No. 9 defense, allowing 4.4 men per game to cross the plate. That contrasts with Detroit's American League No. 10-rated defense.

The Tigers were a 18-2 winner in their most recent outing at home against the White Sox. That made winners of bettors who got Detroit at -139 on the moneyline, while the total score (20) was good news for OVER bettors. Detroit enjoyed a laugher in their last game on Sunday, running up an 18 -2 score against the White Sox.

In their last action, Cleveland was a 9-6 winner on the road against the Royals. Bettors on Cleveland at +127 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (15) sent OVER bettors home happy as well. Cleveland got the job done in their last match in a 9-6 victory over Kansas City on Sunday at Kauffman Stadium behind starter Jeanmar Gomez.

Detroit Tigers Trends:
When playing on Monday are 6-4
Before playing Cleveland are 4-6
After playing Chi White Sox are 7-3
After a win are 7-3

Cleveland Indians Trends:
When playing on Monday are 4-6
Before playing Detroit are 6-4
After playing Kansas City are 6-4
After a win are 4-6

A few Tigers at Indians trends to consider:
Detroit is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Detroit's last 5 games
Detroit is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing Cleveland
Detroit is 8-3 SU in its last 11 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Cleveland's last 5 games at home
Cleveland is 13-1 SU in its last 14 games when playing at home against Detroit
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Cleveland's last 8 games
Cleveland is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games

Next up:
Detroit at Cleveland, Tuesday, September 6