Detroit Tigers vs. Cleveland Guardians - BetMGM Sportsbook Promo and Prediction

August 16, 2022

12:10 PM ET Aug 16
Tigers vs. Guardians
Guardians to WIN

The Detroit Tigers and the Cleveland Guardians will continue a matchup of American League Central rivals. On Tuesday, the Tigers will be on the road for their third game of a four-game series against the Guardians. The Tigers defeated the Guardians 7-5 on Monday. The first pitch of Tuesday's game is at 7:10 PM at Progressive Park.

BetMGM predicts Guardian to win the game with a Spread of -1.5 (-105) while Tigers are at +1.5 (-115).

Why bet on Cleveland Guardians?

✅  The Guardians are 1st in American League Central with a 62 - 54 record.
✅  Jose Ramirez leads the team with 22 home runs while batting at .281
✅  Guardians have a Moneyline coverage of 62-54 and a record of 8-2 in the last 10 games.

Teams: Detroit Tigers vs. Cleveland Guardians 
When: Tuesday, August 16, at 7:10 PM ET
Venue: Progressive Field, Cleveland
Betting Pick: Cleveland Guardians to win Spread @ -1.5 (-105).

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Detroit Tigers vs. Cleveland Guardians

Detroit Tigers 

The Detroit Tigers are currently in the second-last place in the AL East and are hoping to avoid finishing the season with a losing record. Garrett Hill will start for them on Tuesday. He has been struggling this season, allowing 21 runs in 36.2 innings. Aside from his poor record, Hill has also been hit hard by opposing teams, which is why he has a 6.28 ERA.

The hope is that Hill can continue his recent good starts, as the team's offense has been struggling and scored only 3.17 runs per game. Harold Castro is leading the way with a .286 batting average and 114 total bases, while Miguel Cabrera and Eric Haase have combined for 12 home runs. However, the rest of the lineup has also been struggling. Only two players in the lineup have an average of over 100 runs scored, and only two have 10 home runs.

The Tigers managed to rack 15 hits on Monday. They also had a perfect defense with zero errors. Harold Castro led Detroit's batting against Cleveland with an average of .277.

Cleveland Guardians 

The Guardians are a surprise team in the league this season, as they have a 9-4 record in August and are currently in first place in their division. They will start pitcher Zach Plesac, who has struggled with his ERA and has allowed 63 runs in 114.2 innings. Due to the expected batting average and expected opponent batting average, opponents are hitting hard against him.

The team's offense has struggled with Plesac's performance on the mound, scoring 4.35 runs per game. However, the rest of the lineup has been performing well, as Jose Ramirez and Andres Gimenez have been leading the league in home runs and total bases. The other batting order members have also contributed to the team's success.

In addition to the home runs, the other members of the team's batting order have also contributed to the team's success. Steven Kwan and Amed Rosario have contributed to the team's success by hitting 11 home runs each.

Cleveland ran the offense on Monday, but their eight hits could not keep up with Detroit's 15 hits. The Guardians also had one defensive error. Andres Gimenez led Cleveland's offense with a .318 batting average and two RBIs.

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