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(90-65) Cleveland Indians vs. Detroit Tigers (83-72)
Date: Monday September 26, 2016
Time: 7:10 PM ET
Venue: Comerica Park, Detroit Michigan
Projected Pitchers: Corey Kluber vs. Buck Farmer
MLB Moneyline Odds: Cleveland -125
MLB RunLine Betting Odds: Off
MLB Betting Total: 8.5
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The Detroit Tigers will host the opening game of a four game series with their division rival Cleveland Indians. It’s do or die for the Tigers this week as they attempt to battle their way into an American League Central Wild Card spot.
The Indians will have Corey Kluber on the hill while the tigers will send Buck Farmer out on the mound.
The Tigers have had severe issues facing up against the Indians this year and trail in the season series 2-13.
Monday will be the first start of the season for Buck Farmer of the Tigers, but will be his 14th appearance of the year.
He had a strong outing in his last appearance which came on September 13th, throwing 4.1 shutout innings against the Minnesota Twins in a relief role.
He has been on the mound for 10 innings against the Indians, giving up 8 runs. The pitching of Detroit has been improving as of late and they now have a team ERA of 4.22, currently 19th in the Majors.
The Tigers have also be consistent in the batter’s box lately and have a team batting average of .265 while averaging 4.61 runs per game.
They have won 5 of their last ten games and will need to put an end to their two game losing streak if they want to stay alive in the Wild Card race.
The Cleveland Indians have also lost two in a row, but have won 6 of their last 10 and currently have a 7 game lead over the Tigers in the division.
Corey Kluber will be looking for his forth straight win as he makes his 32nd start of the season on Monday.
He held the Kansas City Royals in check during his last start, only giving up two runs throughout 6.1 innings of work, good for his 18th win of the year.
The Indians Ace has had a great season with a record of 18-9, 3.11 ERA and a WHIP of 1.05 through 211 innings on the hill.
Cleveland continues to give their rotation plenty of run support, averaging 4.88 runs per game with a team batting average 2.64.
MLB Baseball Betting Trends:
- The Indians are 1-5 in their last 6 games on the road against a team with a record over .500.
- Cleveland in 4-9 in their last 13 road games against a starting right hander.
- Detroit is 24-11 throughout their last 35 games against a team with a winning record.
- The Tigers are 21-7 in their last 28 first games of a series.
Free Cleveland Indians vs. Detroit Tigers MLB Prediction:
Both of these teams need to win this series and taking game one would be a good start. Detroit needs to win every game they can in order to stay alive in the Wild Card race.
Cleveland needs a win to get of their funk and get something positive going as they prepare for the postseason.
4* Free MLB Betting Pick: Cleveland ML and game total over 8.5
If anyone other than Kluber was taking the mound, I think I would be taking the Tigers.
Kluber has been hot lately and while I think runs will be scored by both teams, I look for Cleveland to continue dominating the Tigers this season
MLB Free Score Prediction: Cleveland 7-5 Tigers
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