Guardians vs Tigers Picks and Prediction – 7/8/2024

By: Eddie Kline |

Last Updated: 07/07/2024 at 9:07 PM ET

Cleveland Guardians at Detroit Tigers 07/08/24 - MLB Picks & Predictions
Game Start: 7/8/2024, 10:40 PM UTC
Latest Odds: CLE -150 ; O/U 8.5

Guardians vs Tiger Prediction

Comerica Park will play host to a Monday night MLB clash between the Cleveland Guardians and the Detroit Tigers. Be ready for the baseball season with all of our MLB picks. The Guardians (56-32) are five games above .500 on the road and own the best overall record in the American League. On Sunday, Bo Naylor delivered a pinch-ht three-run blast to lift Cleveland to a 5-4 home victory versus San Francisco. 

Twenty-four year old righty Gavin Williams (0-1 11.25 ERA) will head to the hill for the Guardians in this contest. In his first start of the season, Williams (4 IP) was roughed up for seven hits and five runs during an 8-2 home loss versus Chicago. 

The Detroit Tigers have won three straight games and are seven games off the pace in the race for the final AL Wild Card spot. On Sunday, Zack McKinstry started the scoring with a run-scoring single and added a two-run blast to spark Detroit to a 5-1 road victory against Cincinnati. SP Tarik Skubal (10-3) fanned 13 batters across seven solid frames to earn the win for the Tigers (42-48), who improved to 23-26 on the road. 

The Tigers will counter with twenty-eight year old righty Jack Flaherty (5-5 3.24 ERA) in the series opener. Detroit has won four of Flaherty’s last five starts and he has allowed just six runs over his last 28 innings 

Our Free MLB Pick for Detroit Tigers vs Cleveland Guardians

Tigers vs Guardians Pick

Detroit SS Javier Baez (back) will begin a rehab assignment with Triple-A Toledo on Tuesday. Through 88 games, Cleveland ranks 11th in OPS and 8th in runs scored. For the season, Detroit ranks 26th in OPS and 21st in runs scored. Take the Tigers to win at home. Final Score Prediction, Detroit Tigers win 5-3.

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