Detroit Tigers vs. Cleveland Indians - 9/3/17 MLB Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Cleveland Indians (79-56) at Detroit Tigers (58-77)
MLB Baseball: Sunday, September 3, 2017 at 1:10 pm (Comerica Park)
J Tomlin (7-9) (5.38) vs. Chad Bell (0-1) (5.48)
The Line: Detroit Tigers +166 / Cleveland Indians -200 --- Over/Under: 9.5 See the Latest Odds
TV: STOh, FSDT
The Cleveland Indians and Detroit Tigers meet Sunday in MLB action at Comerica Park.
The Cleveland Indians look to keep rolling while building on their 10-game winning streak. The Indians have scored 18 runs in this series and four or more runs in eight of their last 10 games. The Cleveland Indians have won 11 straight games when scoring more than one run. Jose Ramirez leads the Indians with 154 hits and 63 RBI while Francisco Lindor and Carlos Santana have combined for 269 hits and 138 RBI. Josh Tomlin gets the ball, and he is 7-9 with a 5.38 ERA and 86 strikeouts this season. Tomlin is 6-6 with a 5.48 ERA and 48 strikeouts in his career against the Tigers.
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The Detroit Tigers could use a win after losing eight of their last 12 games. The Tigers allowed five runs in Saturday’s loss and five or more runs in seven of their last 12 games. The Detroit Tigers have lost 14 of their last 17 games when allowing at least three runs. Offensively, Nicholas Castellanos leads the Tigers with 128 hits and 76 RBI while Ian Kinsler and Jose Iglesias have combined for 213 hits and 89 RBI. Chad Bell gets the ball, and he is 0-1 with a 5.48 ERA and 38 strikeouts this season. Bell is 0-0 with a 11.12 ERA and five strikeouts in his career against the Indians.
The Indians are 7-1 in their last 8 during game 4 of a series, 13-3 in their last 16 road games and 1-5 in Tomlins last 6 road starts. The Tigers are 0-7 in their last 7 during game 4 of a series, 1-4 in their last 5 home games and 7-19 in their last 26 overall. The Indians are 4-0 in the last 4 meetings in Detroit, 6-1 in the last 7 meetings and over is 36-16-2 in the last 54 meetings.
The Indians are tough to bet against right now after 10 straight wins, and this game doesn't feel like it's going to be any different. Tomlin has allowed just two runs in his last 10 innings and the Tigers haven't won a game with Bell on the mound since July 17. The price isn't great, but the Indians are too hot right now and the pitchers form gives Indiana the edge even more.