MLB Matchups  >>  Detroit Tigers vs. Oakland Athletics Preview 05/26/2014

 
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The fans at O.co Coliseum will be treated to a game between the Detroit Tigers and the Oakland Athletics when they take their seats on Monday.

The Tigers will pin their hopes on the pitching of left hander Drew Smyly in this game. Smyly has a 2-2 record and a 2.97 ERA this season.

Starting this game for the Athletics will be Tom Milone. The left hander has a 3.99 ERA to go along with a 2-3 record this season.

Oddsmakers currently have the Tigers listed as 101-moneyline favorites versus the Athletics, while the game's total is sitting at 7½.

Oakland was a 3-1 loser in its last match on the road against the Blue Jays. They lost as -111 favorites, while the total score of 4 made winners of UNDER bettors.

Detroit lost its last outing, a 12-4 result against the Rangers on May 25. Bettors who backed the Rangers at +155 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (16) sent OVER bettors to the payout window.

Detroit:
Team record: 28-18
Detroit is 1-6 SU in its last 7 games
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Detroit's last 5 games
Detroit is 11-3 SU in its last 14 games on the road
Detroit is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games when playing Oakland
Oakland:
Team record: 30-20
Current Streak: lost 4 straight games.
Oakland is 11-5 SU in its last 16 games
Oakland is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Oakland's last 6 games
Oakland is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games at home
Next up:
Detroit at Oakland Tuesday, May 27