Cleveland Guardians vs Detroit Tigers MLB Betting Prediction

MLB Guardians vs Detroit Tigers Prediction 7/10/2024

The Cleveland Guardians (57-33) travel to face off against the Detroit Tigers (43-49) on Wednesday, July 10th. This game will be played at Comerica Park in Detroit and televised on BSDET. The Guardians are coming off a win in their previous game, while the Tigers are looking to get back on track from a loss to the Guardians. First pitch is set for 5:40 CT.

Guardians vs. Tigers Betting Prediction

  • Money Line Prediction: Guardians (-149)
  • Over/Under Prediction: Over 7.5 Runs
  • The Guardians have scored 5 or more runs in 8 of their last 15 games.
  • The Guardians have a 6-4 record in their last 10 games, compared to the Tigers’ 4-6 record.
  • The Guardians have won 4 of their last 6 road games.
  • The Guardians have a 2-1 record against the Tigers in their last series.
  • The Guardians have a higher league rank (1st in AL Central) compared to the Tigers (11th in AL Central).

Guardians vs Tigers

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Detroit wasted a good outing from Kenta Maeda, as he went just 2 2/3 innings but gave up just two hits and two earned runs as the Tigers starter vs. the Indians. After scoring three runs in the first inning, the Indians were held in check until they broke out for two more in the 6th, picking up a 9-8 road win over the Tigers.

Ben Lively started for the Indians, giving up six earned runs across 5 1/3 innings. He finished with just four strikeouts and allowed two home runs. Scott Barlow got the win out of the bullpen, and Emmanuel Clase got the save.

Cleveland’s offense was led by Josh Naylor and Jose Ramirez, as they were the only two Indians hitters to have more than one hit. Naylor, Ramirez, and Steven Kwan each scored two runs for Cleveland’s offense.

Cleveland is 57-33 overall and leading the AL Central by 5.5 games over the Twins. They have won two straight series and are 6-4 in their last 10 games. Against the run line on the road, they are 26-23 with an average run differential of +1.0.

For the season, the Guardians’ games have averaged 8.8 runs, and the over has hit in 14 of their 23 games with a 7.5 run total. Their overall series record is 20-7-2, and as favorites, they are 41-19 straight up. Heading into today’s game, Cleveland is 30-11 at home and 27-22 on the road.

Tanner Bibee Gets The Start For The Guardians

Cleveland is sending right-hander Tanner Bibee to the mound today vs. the Tigers. He has made 18 starts this season and has a record of 7-3 with a 3.67 ERA. Bibee’s WHIP for the season is currently 1.12. In his 18 appearances, he has turned in seven quality starts. Looking at his numbers, Bibee has a much better ERA on the road, coming in at 2.89 compared to 5.26 at home. His most recent outing came vs. the Giants, where he took the loss, giving up four earned runs in 4 2/3 innings of work.

Guardians Offense Breakdown

As a team, the Guardians are 6th in the league in scoring at 4.9 runs per game. They have been even better at home, averaging 5.1 runs per contest. So far, they have been one of the league’s best home run-hitting teams, and they are also near the top of the league in terms of slugging percentage and OPS. Cleveland has also done a good job of avoiding strikeouts, as they have the 4th fewest strikeouts in the league.

Josh Naylor and José Ramírez have been the Guardians’ top power threats this season, with 22 and 23 homers, respectively. Ramírez’s 77 RBIs are the 2nd most in the league, and Naylor is 4th in the MLB with 70 RBIs. Naylor has also been swinging a hot bat of late, going 11/35 in his last nine games with two homers and 10 RBIs.

As the underdog, the Tigers have a 23-30 record this season, and their overall series record is 11-14-4. They are looking to bounce back after falling 9.0 games behind the Guardians in the AL Central.

When the Tigers win, they win by an average of 3.6 runs per game, and their games have averaged 8.5 runs this season. Their over/under record is 48-41, and 63.0% of their games have had higher over/under lines than today’s 7.5 runs.

Reese Olson Gets The Start For The Tigers

Detroit is sending right-hander Reese Olson to the mound today vs. the Guardians. He has made 17 starts this season and has a record of 3-8. Olsen’s ERA is 3.22, and he is coming off a solid outing vs. the Reds in which he picked up the win. In that start, Olsen went 5 2/3 innings, giving up one earned run on three hits. Looking back over his last four outings, Olsen has allowed two earned runs in three of them. Olsen’s WHIP for the season is 1.18, and opponents are batting .230 off him this year.

Tigers Offense Breakdown

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Heading into today’s game, the Tigers are averaging 4.1 runs per game, which is 21st in the MLB. This season, they are batting .230 as a team, and their on-base percentage of .295 is also near the bottom of the league. Detroit’s offense has been led by Riley Greene, who is hitting .257 for the season and has 17 home runs, which is 10th in the league. Over his last five games, Colt Keith is batting .400 with three homers.

As a team, the Tigers have been pretty consistent, averaging 4.1 runs per game both at home and on the road. They also have a collective ISO of .149, which is 13th in the league. Detroit will be looking to get their offense going, as they have just two players with an on-base percentage over .300 in their last seven games.

Guardians vs Tigers Prediction

Our predicted final score for this Guardians vs. Tigers matchup is 5-4 in favor of the Guardians. With the Guardians projected to pick up a win, we recommend taking them on the money line, where the payout is -149.

Looking at some of today’s starters, we have Tanner Bibee finishing with six strikeouts, which would have him ranked 13th among starters. As for Reese Olson, we have him finishing with five K’s, which would have him ranked 9th.

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