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Detroit Tigers Face the Cleveland Indians Monday: MLB Odds and Betting Trends

Detroit Tigers


Cleveland Indians
Monday, May 19, 2014 7:05 PM ET
Progressive Field

Progressive Field hosts an MLB battle between the Cleveland Indians and the visiting Detroit Tigers on Monday.

Cleveland hands the ball to starter Corey Kluber in this one and he'll try to improve on his 4-3 mark on the year. Detroit counters with Drew Smyly, who will try to quiet the fans and the Indians bats at the same time.

Detroit Tigers vs Cleveland Indians Opening Odds and Betting Line

Those going with the Cleveland Indians in this one found them listed on the odds board as moneyline of -105 at TopBet for Monday's contest. The betting total was hovering near 7.5 at Bovada.

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Computer Prediction: Detroit Tigers vs Cleveland Indians Pick

Odds Shark prediction models pick the Tigers to win this game 5.7-3.6. 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 Odds and Stats.

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

Cleveland (19-25) will face the 27-12 Tigers in this tilt. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Cleveland vs Detroit injuries news.

The Cleveland Indians sit at No. 24 in the current MLB power poll here at Odds Shark, while the Detroit Tigers sit at No. 2 on the same chart.

How Detroit Tigers vs Cleveland Indians Stats Matchup

Offensively, the game matches up Cleveland Indians No. 13 ranked offense (4.09 runs per game) against a Detroit Tigers defense and pitching staff that sits at No. 3 at 3.44 runs allowed per game. The Cleveland Indians have been averaging 8.09 hits per game, less than the Detroit Tigers have managed so far this season (9.51 hits on average).

Detroit brings the No. 3-rated defense to this matchup, facing the Indians's No. 26-ranked defense.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Detroit won its last outing, a 6-2 result against the Red Sox on May 18. Bettors who backed the Tigers at +110 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (8) sent UNDER bettors to the payout window. Detroit looks to continue its winning ways following a victory last time out against the Red Sox, a 6-2 final on Sunday in support of Anibal Sanchez at Fenway Park.

In their last action, Cleveland was a 13-3 loser at home against the Athletics. Bettors on Oakland at -119 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (16) sent OVER bettors home happy as well. Cleveland was scored on plenty on Sunday, falling behind early and watching runners cross the plate all game in a 13-3 loss to Oakland.

Detroit Tigers vs Cleveland Indians Betting Odds Trends

Detroit is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Detroit's last 7 games
Detroit is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Detroit's last 6 games on the road
Cleveland is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Cleveland's last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Cleveland's last 5 games at home
Cleveland is 3-15 SU in its last 18 games when playing Detroit

Next Betting Matchups

Detroit at Cleveland, Tuesday, May 20th