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Detroit Tigers vs Cleveland Indians Betting Pick and Odds Preview

Detroit Tigers


Cleveland Indians
Wednesday, May 21, 2014 12:05 PM ET
Progressive Field

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

Max Scherzer, with a record of 6-1 on the season, gets the ball for the Detroit Tigers, while the Cleveland Indians trot Zach McAllister to the mound in this one. He is 3-4 so far in 2014.

Detroit Tigers vs Cleveland Indians Opening Odds and Betting Line

Sportsbooks such as 5Dimes had set the Cleveland Indians as 142 underdogs on the moneyline for this contest. The over under was hovering near 7.5 for betting fans hoping to turn a profit on totals at Bovada.

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Computer Prediction: Detroit Tigers vs Cleveland Indians Pick

Handicapping models based on recent betting stats and prediction formulas pick a 5.5-3.8 win for the Tigers. A 5.5-3.8 result in favor of the Tigers is the prediction by the Odds Shark handicapping pick engine. 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

The Cleveland Indians bring a 21-25 record to the battle against the 27-14 Tigers. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Cleveland vs Detroit injuries news.

The MLB Power Rankings show a disparity between these teams, with the Cleveland Indians rated this week at No. 24 and the Detroit Tigers sitting at No. 2.

How Detroit Tigers vs Cleveland Indians Stats Matchup

When it comes to getting on base, the visiting Detroit Tigers rank No. 2 at 9.46 hits per game. That compares with the Cleveland Indians No. 21 ranking in that category.

Defensively, Detroit features the No. 4-rated defense on the road, allowing 3.3 runs per game. Cleveland, meanwhile, comes in at No. 12 at home, scoring 4.12 runs per game.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Tigers were a 6-2 loser in their most recent outing on the road against the Indians. That made winners of bettors who got Cleveland at +114 on the moneyline, while the total score (8) was good news for PUSH bettors. Detroit looks to rebound from a loss to the Indians, who beat them 6-2 on Tuesday behind a start from Trevor Bauer at Progressive Field.

Detroit Tigers vs Cleveland Indians Betting Odds Trends

Detroit is 6-2 SU in its last 8 games
The total has gone UNDER in 9 of Detroit's last 13 games
Detroit is 11-2 SU in its last 13 games on the road
Detroit is 15-5 SU in its last 20 games when playing Cleveland
Cleveland is 2-4 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 5 of Cleveland's last 6 games at home
Cleveland is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing Detroit

Next Betting Matchups

Detroit home to Texas, Thursday, May 22nd
Cleveland at Baltimore, Thursday, May 22nd