Cleveland Indians vs. Detroit Tigers - 9/15/18 MLB Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Detroit Tigers (60-87) at Cleveland Indians (82-65)
MLB Baseball: Saturday, September 15, 2018 at 3:10 pm (Progressive Field)
Michael Fulmer (3-11) (4.56) vs. Mike Clevinger (11-8) (3.16)
The Line: Cleveland Indians -214 / Detroit Tigers +198 --- Over/Under: 8.5 See the Latest Odds
The Detroit Tigers continue their visit with the Cleveland Indians in a Saturday MLB bout.
The Detroit Tigers opened their series at Cleveland with a 5-4 victory on Friday. Detroit starter Matthew Boyd gave up two runs on solo homers through 5.1 frames with Shane Greene allowing a pair of 9th inning runs.
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The Tigers pounded out eleven hits and walked twice with Jeimer Candelario going 2-5 with a homer an two RBI’s while JaCoby Jones knocked in a run and scored.
Michael Fulmer toes the rubber against AL Central rival Cleveland. Fulmer comes off of a 5-2 loss to St. Louis with five runs (three earned) allowed over 6.1 frames.
The Cleveland Indians pen struggled and a late rally fell just short in Friday’s defeat to visiting Detroit. Cleveland starter Josh Tomlin allowed two runs over four innings with three relievers giving up a run each.
The Indians attack consisted of six hits and a pair of free passes with Edwin Encarnacion and Josh Donaldson slamming solo homers.
Cleveland has tabbed Mike Clevinger as Saturday’s starter versus the Tigers. Clevinger absorbed a 6-2 defeat at Toronto last time out with three runs scoring in six innings.
Under is 7-1 in Detroit last 8 Saturday games and over is 9-3-1 in Detroit last 13 road games and Detroit are 20-49 in their last 69 road games. Under is 8-2-2 in Cleveland last 12 home games and under is 5-2-2 in Cleveland last 9 on grass and under is 32-15-4 in Cleveland last 51 Saturday games. Detroit are 6-23 in the last 29 meetings in Cleveland and are 15-42 in the last 57 meetings.
Cleveland is tough to bet right now but I think the bats should do a little more damage Saturday…