Detroit Tigers vs. Cleveland Guardians – MLB – Predictions, Betting Lines, Odds and Trends

The Cleveland Guardians (16-19) take a three-game losing streak into a matchup versus the Detroit Tigers (13-25), at 7:10 PM ET on Friday.

The Tigers are favored (-112) in a projected tight game against the Guardians (-107). The Detroit Tigers will give the start to Tarik Skubal (3-2, 9.85 ERA) looking for win No. 4 on the season, and the Guardians will turn to Aaron Civale (1-3, 9.85). The total in the game is set at 8.5 total runs.

Tigers vs. Guardians Predictions

Tigers vs. Guardians Betting Odds

Tigers vs Guardians Betting Information
Favorite Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Total Over Total Odds Under Total Odds Spread Favorite Spread Odds Underdog Spread Odds
Tigers -112 -107 8.5 -112 -108 -1.5 +144 -172

Tigers vs. Guardians Last 10 Games Betting Performance


  • Detroit has a 3-3 record over the six games it was moneyline favorites in its last 10 matchups.
  • Over their last 10 outings, the Tigers and their opponents combined to hit the over two times (all 10 of the games had set totals).
  • Detroit’s record against the spread is 5-5-0 over its past 10 games.


  • Cleveland has played as the underdog in eight of its past 10 games and won four of those contests.
  • When it comes to hitting the over, the Guardians and their opponents are in their last 12 games with a total.
  • Cleveland has a record of 4-8-0 ATS over its last 10 games.

Tigers vs. Guardians Starting Pitcher Betting Trends

Projected starter: Tarik Skubal

  • The Tigers have gone 5-2-0 ATS in Skubal’s seven starts with a set spread.
  • The Tigers were favored on the moneyline for two Skubal starts this season — they won both.
  • Skubal’s team has a 4-3 record in his starts this season.
  • Skubal has started seven contests with a total set by oddsmakers this season. The teams have combined to go over the run total in three of them.

Projected starter: Aaron Civale

  • Civale and his team are 3-3-0 ATS this season when he starts.
  • When he is the starting pitcher, Cleveland has a record of 2-3 this season when they are the underdog on the moneyline.
  • Civale’s team has a 3-3 record in his starts this season.
  • The teams have gone over the point total set by bookmakers in each of the six games Civale has started this season.

Tigers Batting Leaders

  • Miguel Cabrera has put up a team-high batting average of .286 and paces the Tigers in runs batted in (14).
  • In MLB action, Cabrera ranks 117th in homers and 117th in RBI.
  • Jeimer Candelario has six doubles, a triple, three home runs and eight walks while batting .205.
  • Candelario ranks 117th in home runs among hitters in MLB and 152nd in RBI.
  • Candelario enters this matchup on a three-game hitting streak. In his last five games he is batting .167 with a home run, a walk and an RBI.
  • Harold Castro is hitting .292 with three doubles, a triple, a home run and two walks.
  • Jonathan Schoop is batting .161 with four doubles, three home runs and six walks.

Tigers Batting Leaders

  • Jose Ramirez leads Cleveland in home runs with eight and runs batted in with 34.
  • Among all hitters in the majors, Ramirez is 16th in home runs and third in RBI.
  • Owen Miller is batting .294 to lead Cleveland, while adding four homers and 15 runs batted in this season.
  • Miller is 74th among hitters in the majors in home runs, and 101st in RBI.
  • Miller brings a two-game hitting streak into this game. In his last five games he is hitting .143 with two doubles, a home run and two RBI.
  • Steven Kwan has 27 hits this season and a slash line of .265/.374/.373.
  • Myles Straw has 31 hits and an OBP of .344 to go with a slugging percentage of .308 this season.

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