MLB Matchups  >>  Cleveland Indians vs. Detroit Tigers Preview 04/15/2014

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The fans at Comerica Park will be treated to a game between the Cleveland Indians and the Detroit Tigers when they take their seats on Tuesday.

The Indians will give the ball to starter Zach McAllister in this one. Righthander McAllister is 1-0 this season with a 2.31 ERA.

It'll be Anibal Sanchez toeing the rubber for the Tigers in this contest. Righthander Sanchez is 0-0 with a 3.00 ERA so far this season.

Oddsmakers currently have the Tigers listed as 169-moneyline favorites versus the Indians, while the game's total is sitting at 8.
Last time out for Cleveland, they were a 4-3 loser as they battled the White Sox on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the White Sox at -109 were rewarded, while the 7 combined runs moved the game UNDER for totals bettors.
Last time out for Detroit, they were a 5-1 loser as they battled the Padres on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Padres at +150 were rewarded, while the 6 combined runs moved the game UNDER for totals bettors.

TEAM RECORDS:
Cleveland: 6-7 SU
Detroit: 6-4 SU
CLEVELAND MOST RECENTLY:
When playing on Tuesday are 5-5
Before playing Detroit are 2-8
After playing Chi White Sox are 6-4
After a loss are 6-4

DETROIT MOST RECENTLY:
When playing on Tuesday are 6-4
Before playing Cleveland are 9-1
After playing San Diego are 5-5
After a loss are 5-5


A FEW TRENDS TO CONSIDER:
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Cleveland's last 5 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 8 of Cleveland's last 11 games
Cleveland is 13-6 SU in its last 19 games on the road
Cleveland is 16-8 SU in its last 24 games
Detroit is 7-1 SU in its last 8 games when playing Cleveland
Detroit is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games when playing at home against Cleveland
Detroit is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Detroit's last 6 games

NEXT UP:
Detroit home to Cleveland, Wednesday, April 16