The Detroit Tigers will be fighting to snap a losing streak on Tuesday when they take on the Cleveland Indians at Progressive Field.
The Tigers will pin their hopes on the pitching of righthander Max Scherzer in this game. Scherzer has a 5-0 record and a 3.98 ERA this season.
Scherzer's opponent in this one will be Corey Kluber. The Indians righthander has a 6.17 ERA to go along with a 2-2 record this season.
Oddsmakers currently have the Tigers listed as 130-moneyline favorites versus the Indians, while the game's total is sitting at 8½.
Last time out for Detroit, they were a 11-8 loser as they battled the Rangers on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Rangers at -128 were rewarded, while the 19 combined runs moved the game OVER for totals bettors.
Last time out for Cleveland, they were a 10-8 winner as they battled the Mariners at home. Moneyline bettors who got the Indians at -103 were rewarded, while the 18 combined runs moved the game OVER for totals bettors.
Detroit has lost 2 straight games.
Cleveland has won 5 straight games.
Detroit: 23-19 SU
Cleveland: 26-17 SU
DETROIT MOST RECENTLY:
When playing on Tuesday are 7-3
Before playing Cleveland are 6-4
After playing Texas are 2-8
After a loss are 6-4
CLEVELAND MOST RECENTLY:
When playing on Tuesday are 3-7
Before playing Detroit are 5-5
After playing Seattle are 6-4
After a win are 8-2
A FEW TRENDS TO CONSIDER:
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Detroit's last 9 games when playing on the road against Cleveland
Detroit is 7-18 SU in its last 25 games when playing on the road against Cleveland
Detroit is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games
Detroit is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games on the road
Cleveland is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
Cleveland is 9-1 SU in its last 10 games at home
Cleveland is 18-7 SU in its last 25 games when playing at home against Detroit
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Cleveland's last 9 games when playing at home against Detroit
Cleveland home to Detroit, Wednesday, May 22