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Cleveland Indians Starter Mike Clevinger Out to Silence Detroit Tigers Bats in MLB Contest

The Cleveland Indians host Detroit on Saturday, looking to pick up a win and improve their 46-39 mark against the 38-47 Tigers in MLB betting odds action at Progressive Field.

It's a pitching duel between Mike Clevinger for the Cleveland Indians (4-3 on the year) and Justin Verlander for Detroit Tigers (5-5 so far).

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

On the MLB moneyline for this betting odds matchup, Cleveland sat as -142 favorites earlier in the day at Bovada. The over/under total was set at 9.5, according to MyBookie.

Odds Shark computer score prediction models pick a possible 6.9-2.6 win for the Indians on Saturday. 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

Cleveland (46-39) will face the 38-47 Tigers in this tilt. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Cleveland vs Detroit injuries news.

According to MLB Power Rankings here, it's the No. 3-ranked Cleveland Indians and the No. 21-rated Detroit Tigers in this matchup.

Statistical Matchup

On offense, it's a battle between the Cleveland Indians and its No. 10-rated batting order, averaging 4.87 runs per nine innings, against the No. 15 line up of the Detroit Tigers at 4.75 runs per outing.

Pitching and defensive stats are important baseball handicapping betting factors and Cleveland has the No. 3-ranked defense. In the other dugout, the Tigers own the No. 24 mark in runs allowed.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Detroit looks to awaken their bats in this one, after they were struck out 11 times by C Carrasco in their last outing, a 11-2 setback against Cleveland at Progressive Field.

Betting Trends
  • Detroit is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games
  • Detroit is 6-13 SU in its last 19 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Detroit's last 6 games
  • Detroit is 1-5 ATS in its last 6 games on the road
  • Cleveland is 4-2 ATS in its last 6 games
  • Cleveland is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 11 of Cleveland's last 16 games
  • Cleveland is 4-2 ATS in its last 6 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Detroit at Cleveland, Sunday, July 9th