Detroit Tigers vs. Cleveland Indians - 5/16/18 MLB Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Cleveland Indians (20-21) at Detroit Tigers (19-22)
MLB Baseball: Wednesday, May 16, 2018 at 1:10 pm (Comerica Park)
T Bauer (2-3) (3.00) vs. Ryan Carpenter (0-0) (7.36)
The Line: Detroit Tigers / Cleveland Indians --- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
AL Central MLB action pits the Cleveland Indians at the Detroit Tigers on Wednesday.
The Cleveland Indians coughed up 5-1 and 8-4 leads on the way to a 9-8 defeat at Detroit Tuesday. Cleveland starter Josh Tomlin was charged with four runs over 5.1 frames with Dan Otero and Andrew Miller giving up a combined five runs in the 7th.
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Cleveland totaled 13 hits with Erik Gonzalez going solo while Brandon Guyer connected on a grand slam followed Rajai Davis who had three hits, two RBI’s and two runs. Cleveland gives Wednesday’s starting assignment at Detroit to right hander Trevor Bauer. Bauer did not get a decision in a 10-9 defeat to Kansas City with five runs plated on eleven hits and two BB over 4.2 innings.
The Detroit Tigers rode a five run 7th and outstanding work from the bullpen in Tuesday’s come from behind win versus rival Cleveland. Detroit starter Francisco Liriano was charged with five runs through 4.1 frames with Zac Reininger allowed three runs in 1.2 innings before three relievers tossed three scoreless frames.
The Tigers did their damage on ten hits and three free passes with Nicholas Castellanos going solo while JaCoby Jones went 2-5 with a homer, two RBI’s and a pair of runs. John Hicks gave Detroit two runs and drove in two followed four players that scored and knocked in runs. Ryan Carpenter gets his second major league start on Wednesday Carpenter did not get a decision n an 8-6 loss to the Pirates in his debut with three runs scoring in three innings.
Under is 5-1-2 in Cleveland last 8 Wednesday games and over is 16-5-1 in Cleveland last 22 overall and over is 18-7-1 in Cleveland last 26 on grass. Detroit are 6-15 in their last 21 Wednesday games and over is 35-17-1 in Detroit last 53 home games and Detroit are 31-63 in their last 94 overall. Over is 11-1 in Bauer’s last 12 starts vs. Detroit and Cleveland are 2-7 in Bauer’s last 9 starts vs. Detroit.
I don’t know what to expect from Carpenter but the way these teams scored Tuesday I’d do something on the over…