May 20 Free MLB PicksGAME: Detroit Tigers at Cleveland Indians

DATE/TIME: Friday, June 20, 2014 7:05 PM EST

WHERE: Progrssive Field, Cleveland OH

Pitching Matchup: Tigers - Rick Porcello (R) vs Indians - Corey Kluber (R)

LATEST ODDS: Cleveland -120 Total 8.5

MLB Pick of the Day Record: 10-14 -671

The Detroit Tigers arrive in Cleveland licking their paws after losing the lead in the Central Division of the American League to the upstart Kansas City Royals by playing under .500 ball in their last 10 games but they are just a half game behind thee Royals after Thursday’s 2 to 1 victory. Detroit is 18 and13 on the road this season so far, which ranks as the 3rd best road record in the American League. The Detroit Tigers are hitting .256 279 for 1089 on the road this season as to a .289 360 for 1245 batting average at home. In the pitching department, the Tigers have a 3.80 earn run average that correlates to 275 for 116 earn runs away from home, compared to a 4.50 earn run average 334 frames allowing 167 earn runs at home. The Detroit Tigers will face Tribe Right Hand Starter Corey Kluber who has had a Jekyll and Hyde season so far. A closer look at his season:

Game Dates
Split W L PCT SV BS HLD IP H R ER BB SO KL HR ERA WHIP
Mar/Apr 2 3 .400 0 0 0 37.0 46 20 17 10 35 11 2 4.14 1.51
May 4 0 1.000 0 0 0 43.0 34 10 10 8 60 15 3 2.09 0.98
June 0 1 .000 0 0 0 16.2 16 12 9 8 13 5 2 4.86 1.44

The Cleveland Indians have won 4 of their last 5, 13 of 19, and 18 of their last 9 games. Ever since May 1st Cleveland is 7 games above .500 26 and 19 which is 3rd best record in the American League and 4th-best in Major League Baseball. The Tribe will try to beat Detroit’s Righty Rick Porcello for only 4th time in 12 career games. However, Porcello’s earn run average has risen from 3.96 to currently 5.21.

MLB Pick: Detroit +110 Over 8