MLB Matchups  >>  Detroit vs. Cleveland Preview 09/04/2014


The fans at Progressive Field will be treated to a game between the Detroit Tigers and the Cleveland Indians when they take their seats on Thursday.

The Tigers will give the ball to starter Max Scherzer in this one. Right hander Scherzer is 15-5 this season with a 3.26 ERA.

The Indians will counter Scherzer with Trevor Bauer. Right hander Bauer has a 4.14 ERA to go along with a 5-7 record this season.

Oddsmakers currently have the Tigers listed as 122-moneyline favorites versus the Indians, while the game's total is sitting at 7½.

Detroit was a 7-0 loser in its last match on the road against the Indians. They lost as +113 underdogs, while the total score of 7 made winners of UNDER bettors.

Team record: 76-62
Detroit is 8-3 SU in its last 12 games
Detroit is 6-2 SU in its last 9 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Detroit's last 6 games when playing Cleveland
Detroit is 5-0 SU in its last 6 games when playing on the road against Cleveland
Team record: 70-66
The total has gone UNDER in 17 of Cleveland's last 21 games
Cleveland is 2-4 SU in its last 7 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 9 of Cleveland's last 11 games at home
Cleveland is 1-3 SU in its last 5 games when playing Detroit
Next up:
Detroit home to San Francisco Friday, September 5
Cleveland home to Chi White Sox Friday, September 5