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Trevor Bauer Indians at Home vs Detroit Tigers in MLB Betting Odds Clash

The Cleveland Indians will look to improve on a 12-12 record when they take on the Detroit Tigers, a key part of the MLB betting odds line up on Thursday.

Michael Fulmer, with a record of 1-0 on the season, gets the ball for the Detroit Tigers, while the Cleveland Indians trot Trevor Bauer to the mound in this one. He is 1-0 so far in 2016.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

The Cleveland Indians were listed as -135 moneyline favorites earlier in the day at BetOnline, while odds makers set the opening total line around 8.5 earlier at Bovada.

Prediction-scoring formulas run on this game pick a potential 4.8-3.2 result in favor of 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

12-12 Cleveland battles the Tigers, currently with a 14-12 mark. 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. 13-ranked Cleveland Indians and the No. 15-rated Detroit Tigers in this matchup.

Statistical Matchup

When it comes to getting on base, the visiting Detroit Tigers rank No. 6 at 9.31 hits per game. That compares with the Cleveland Indians No. 18 ranking in that category.

Comparing defensive stats, Detroit owns the No. 14-rated road mark, allowing 3.93 runs per game on the highway. Cleveland, on the other hand, rates No. 12 in scoring at home.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Detroit didn't plate a single run in their last outing, shut down by C Kluber in a losing cause, 4-0, against Cleveland on Wednesday.

Betting Trends
  • Detroit is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 8 of Detroit's last 11 games
  • Detroit is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games when playing Cleveland
  • The total has gone OVER in 19 of Detroit's last 25 games when playing Cleveland
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Cleveland's last 6 games at home
  • Cleveland is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing Detroit
  • The total has gone OVER in 19 of Cleveland's last 25 games when playing Detroit
  • Cleveland is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games when playing at home against Detroit

Next Betting Matchups

Detroit home to Texas, Friday, May 6th
Cleveland home to Kansas City, Friday, May 6th