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Detroit Tigers at Cleveland Guardians 5/20/22 - MLB Picks & Predictions

Cleveland Guardians vs Detroit Tigers Odds & Info

Game Cleveland Guardians vs Detroit Tigers
Date & Time Friday May 20, 2022, 7:10 PM (EDT)
Progressive Field Cleveland, OH
Latest odds
DET -115 ; O/U 8.5
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The Detroit Tigers open a three-game series on the road Friday against the Cleveland Guardians. Detroit dropped to 13-25 following its 6-1 loss to the Tampa Bay Rays on Wednesday. Detroit scored a total of just five runs in its three-game series with Tampa Bay, winning one and losing two. The Tigers are last in the American League Central, nine games behind the first-place Minnesota Twins.

Miguel Cabrera is batting .286 to lead Detroit and has team highs in RBIs with 14, hits with 34 and on-base percentage at .331. Spencer Torkelson is the leader in home runs with four. Three players for Detroit are tied for second in home runs with three each. On Friday, the Detroit Tigers will send Tarik Skubal to the mound. The left-hander is 3-2 with a 2.50 ERA, 45 Ks and 8 BBs.

Cleveland dropped to 16-18 following its 5-4 loss to the Cincinnati Reds on Tuesday in the opening game of a two-game series. The second game scheduled for Wednesday was postponed and will be played on Thursday before the Guardians host the Tigers on Friday. Cleveland is third in the American League Central, four games behind the first-place Minnesota Twins.

Owen Miller is batting .296 to lead Cleveland. Jose Ramirez has eight home runs, 33 RBIs, 36 hits and an on base percentage of .380, which leads Cleveland in each category. Josh Naylor is second in home runs with five and second in RBIs with 22. The Cleveland Guardians have not yet announced their starting pitcher for Friday's opening game of a three-game series at home against the Detroit Tigers.

Recent Betting Trends

  • Detroit is 7-18 in its last 25
  • The UNDER has cashed in 38 of the Tigers last 56
  • Cleveland is 7-3 in its last 10 at home
  • The OVER has cashed in 9 of the Guardians last 13

Free MLB Pick:

Detroit Tigers -115

Detroit has an off day on Thursday, while Cleveland was scheduled for a day off but must play a makeup game that was postponed on Wednesday. Cleveland has lost four of the last five overall. Detroit starting pitcher Tarik Skubal has pitched extremely well the last two outings, allowing a combined six hits and no runs across 13 innings, resulting in victories over the Oakland Athletics and Baltimore Orioles. Final Score Prediction, Detroit Tigers win 5-3.

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