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May 12, 1:08 PM | GrassComerica Park

Cleveland Indians vs Detroit Tigers Odds

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The Detroit Tigers battle the visiting Cleveland Indians on Sunday in MLB betting action at Comerica Park.

Rick Porcello will take the mound for Detroit, and he'll carry a 1-2 record into the contest. Zach McAllister gets the ball for Cleveland; he's 3-3 so far this season.

View Cleveland vs Detroit Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
Baseball odds makers, including 5Dimes, opened the Tigers as -175 moneyline favorites in this matchup. Over under bettors saw the number open at 9 at shops such as 5Dimes.

Power Rankings:
The Tigers sit at No. 1 in the American League in the current MLB power poll here at Odds Shark, while the Indians sit at an American League No. 9 on the same chart.

How They Match Up:
At the plate, Detroit owns the No. 1 ranking for hits in the American League at 10.5 per game. By contrast, the Indians are rated No. 2 in the same category at 9.4 per game.

Detroit owns the American League's No. 2 defense, allowing 3.9 men per game to cross the plate. That contrasts with Cleveland's American League No. 8-rated defense.

Last time out for Cleveland, they were a 7-6 winner as they battled the Tigers on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Indians at +230 were rewarded, while the 13 combined runs moved the game OVER for totals bettors. The Indians grabbed a win last time out, defeating Justin Verlander and the Tigers 7-6 on Saturday at Comerica Park.

Cleveland Indians Trends:
When playing on Sunday are 2-8
Before playing NY Yankees are 3-7
After playing Detroit are 4-6
After a win are 8-2

Detroit Tigers Trends:
When playing on Sunday are 4-6
Before playing Houston are 7-3
After playing Cleveland are 5-5
After a loss are 6-4

A few Indians at Tigers trends to consider:
Cleveland is 11-2 SU in its last 13 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Cleveland's last 5 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Cleveland's last 6 games
Cleveland is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games when playing Detroit
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Detroit's last 6 games
The total has gone OVER in 10 of Detroit's last 13 games at home
Detroit is 19-6 SU in its last 25 games when playing at home against Cleveland
Detroit is 6-2 SU in its last 8 games at home

Next up:
Cleveland home to NY Yankees, Monday, May 13
Detroit home to Houston, Monday, May 13