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Cleveland Indians Starter Danny Salazar Out to Silence Detroit Tigers Bats in MLB Contest

The Cleveland Indians host Detroit on Thursday, looking to pick up a win and improve their 68-70 mark against the 64-75 Tigers in MLB betting odds action at Progressive Field.

For the Cleveland Indians, Danny Salazar gets the ball, charged with keeping the Detroit Tigers hitters off the base paths. He'll face Alfredo Simon, 12-9 on the year.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

On the MLB moneyline for this betting odds matchup, Cleveland sat as -207 favorites earlier in the day at Bovada. The over/under total was set at 8, according to MyBookie.

Odds Shark prediction models pick the Indians to win this game 5.9-2.5. 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 (68-70) will face the 64-75 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 vs Detroit Tigers odds would favor the Indians if the betting lines were set according to our power ranks. Cleveland is rated No. 2 in the current Odds Shark poll, while Detroit is at No. 28.

Statistical Matchup

On offense, it's a battle between the Cleveland Indians and its No. 21-rated batting order, averaging 4.08 runs per nine innings, against the No. 11 line up of the Detroit Tigers at 4.32 runs per outing.

Cleveland owns the No. 11 defense, allowing 4.08 men per game to cross the plate. That contrasts with Detroit's No. 28-rated defense.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

J Odorizzi shut down the Tigers in their last game, striking out 6 in a 8-0 shutout over Detroit in baseball action at Comerica Park.

Cleveland got the job done in their last match in a 6-4 victory over Chicago on Wednesday at U.S. Cellular Field behind starter J Tomlin.

Betting Trends
  • Detroit is 5-14 SU in its last 19 games
  • Detroit is 1-6 SU in its last 7 games on the road
  • The total has gone OVER in 5 of Detroit's last 5 games on the road
  • Detroit is 17-6 SU in its last 23 games when playing Cleveland
  • Cleveland is 10-4 SU in its last 14 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Cleveland's last 9 games
  • Cleveland is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home
  • The total has gone OVER in 5 of Cleveland's last 6 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Detroit at Cleveland, Friday, September 11th