Guardians vs Tigers Predictions & Best Bets | Picking Against the Spread

Last Updated: Aug 17, 2022

The Guardians (62-54) will once again go up against the Tigers (44-74) in the second game of this double header on Wednesday, August 17 at Progressive Field in Cleveland. Each of these rivals will of course be searching for a win as they work their way through the final third of the regular season. Don’t miss the first pitch at 7:10 p.m. ET!

For their upcoming game, the Guardians have earned a win against their opponents. In their most recent meeting on Tuesday, the score was 3-4 in favor of the Guardians. The Guardians had three runs to the Tigers four runs. Be sure to tune in and see how it all unfolds at Progressive Field.

Guardians vs Tigers Prediction

The bookmakers think this should be a win for the Guardians. FanDuel has them at odds of -215 for victory, while Detroit are +180. The predicted number of total runs is 8.

In their previous game on Tuesday, the Guardians defeated the Tigers to the tune of 3-4. So far this season, the team is currently batting .253 thanks in large part to their top hitter, Andrés Giménez, who has a batting average of .309. Defensively, they have an ERA of 3.79 and a .984 fielding percentage.

The Tigers were defeated by the Guardians 3-4 the last time they played on Tuesday. The overall batting average for the team right now is .297, with Harold Castro leading his team hitting .280. In terms of defense, the team has an ERA of 4.0 and a .983 fielding percentage. Check out our evaluation of the odds and place your bets based on the teams’ recent performances!

Heading into this game, the Guardians are without Cody Morris (Shoulder) and Anthony Gose (Triceps). Meanwhile, the Tigers are without Casey Mize (Elbow), Jacob Rogers (Elbow), Rony García (Bicep), Tarik Skubal (Arm), Spencer Turnbull (Elbow), Willi Castro (Wrist), Austin Meadows (Achilles ), Beau Brieske (Forearm), Michael Pineda (Triceps) and Kyle Funkhouser (Shoulder).

Moneyline Pick: Guardians (-215) at FanDuel

The team is considered the favorite per oddsmakers. In their last encounter against these opponents, the Guardians got the W 3-4.

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Guardians vs Tigers Betting Odds

  • Moneyline: Cleveland (-215), Detroit (+180) at FanDuel
  • Run Line: Cleveland -1.5 (+100), Detroit 1.5 (-120) at FanDuel
  • Over/Under: Under 8 Runs (-112), Over 8 Runs (-108) at FanDuel

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Guardians vs Tigers Betting Trends

  • Win % as favorite: Guardians 0.49%, Tigers 0.13%
  • Win % as underdog: Guardians 0.41%, Tigers 0.52%
  • Win-loss record last 10 games: Cleveland 7-3, Detroit 3-7

Runline Pick: Guardians -1.5 Runs (+100) at FanDuel

Wager: 1 unit

For our spread pick to win, the Guardians will need to win by the amount of the spread or more in order to cover.

Over/Under Pick: Under 8 Total Runs (-112) at FanDuel

Wager: 0.5 units

The Guardians have averaged 4.1 runs per game over their last 10 matches. By comparison, the Tigers have recorded 4.1 runs during the same period of time.


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