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Detroit Tigers vs Cleveland Indians MLB Baseball Betting Lines Preview

The Cleveland Indians will try to be nasty hosts on Friday when the Detroit Tigers pay a visit to Progressive Field.

Detroit puts its faith in starter Daniel Norris to earn a win and boost his personal mark of 0-0. Getting the ball for the Cleveland Indians is Trevor Bauer, who owns a 0-1 record on the season with a 6.35 ERA.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Betting fans looking to pick the visiting Detroit Tigers before the first pitch in this match found them as 122 moneyline underdogs earlier today at Bovada. They saw the over/under total of 9 earlier at TopBet.

Odds Shark computer prediction handicapping models run on this game pick a 4.1-3.3 victory for the Tigers. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming MLB matchups here.

Detroit Tigers vs Cleveland Indians Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Cleveland Indians sport a record of 4-5 heading into this matchup, while the Detroit Tigers sit at 6-3 on the season Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Cleveland vs Detroit injuries news.

The Cleveland Indians sit at No. 20 in the current MLB power poll here at Odds Shark, while the Detroit Tigers sit at No. 7 on the same chart.

Statistical Matchup

The game also pits Cleveland Indians No. 20-rated offense, averaging 3.89 runs per game, against a Detroit Tigers defense that ranks No. 21 at 4.78 in runs allowed per game. The Cleveland Indians have averaged 7.22 hits per game so far, more than Detroit Tigers batters have averaged on the year (6.67 hits per game).

Cleveland owns the No. 29 defense, allowing 3.89 men per game to cross the plate. That contrasts with Detroit's No. 21-rated defense.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Betting Trends
  • Detroit is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games
  • Detroit is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Detroit's last 6 games
  • Detroit is 7-3 ATS in its last 10 games on the road
  • Cleveland is 0-5 ATS in its last 5 games
  • Cleveland is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 15 of Cleveland's last 23 games
  • Cleveland is 1-5 ATS in its last 6 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Detroit at Cleveland, Saturday, April 15th