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Detroit Tigers take on the Cleveland Indians with Odds and Betting Pick

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

The match puts starter Justin Verlander for the Detroit Tigers on the hill facing Josh Tomlin for the Cleveland Indians. Verlander brings a 2-2 mark to the game, while Tomlin is 3-0 to date on the season.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Cleveland was a -123 moneyline favorites earlier in the day at BetOnline, based on the starting pitcher matchup. That pairing made odds makers at 5Dimes pick an opening over under number of 8.

Odds Shark prediction models pick the Tigers to win this game 5.2-3.0. 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 10-11 heading into this matchup, while the Detroit Tigers sit at 14-10 on the season Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Cleveland vs Detroit injuries news.

This game puts the Cleveland Indians, most recently No. 13 in Odds Shark MLB Power Rankings, up against the Detroit Tigers, who rate a No. 15 in the latest survey.

Statistical Matchup

Rating these teams in several key categories is important for handicappers and Cleveland has baseball's No. 14-rated offensive output, at 8.27 hits per game. The Detroit Tigers average 9.38 hits per game, good for No. 6 on the list.

Pitching and defensive stats are important baseball handicapping betting factors and Cleveland has the No. 13-ranked defense. In the other dugout, the Tigers own the No. 14 mark in runs allowed.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Tigers grabbed a win last time out, defeating R Nolasco and the Twins 6-5 on Sunday at Target Field.

Cleveland didn't get the job done in their last match, falling 2-1 to Philadelphia on Sunday at Citizens Bank Park.

Betting Trends
  • Detroit is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of Detroit's last 5 games
  • Detroit is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games on the road
  • Detroit is 1-6 SU in its last 7 games when playing Cleveland
  • Cleveland is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games
  • Cleveland is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games at home
  • Cleveland is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games when playing Detroit
  • The total has gone OVER in 5 of Cleveland's last 6 games when playing Detroit

Next Betting Matchups

Detroit at Cleveland, Wednesday, May 4th