MLB Total Betting Analysis: Guardians vs Tigers - 7/10

MLB Total Betting Analysis: Guardians vs Tigers - 7/10

MLB Total Betting Analysis: Cleveland Guardians vs Detroit Tigers - 7/10

As the Cleveland Guardians prepare to face off against the Detroit Tigers on July 10 at Comerica Park, Detroit, Michigan, fans and bettors alike are eager to see how these two teams will perform. This matchup features two teams with different trajectories this season. The Guardians are struggling to maintain consistency, while the Tigers have shown significant improvement, boasting a better overall record. This article will provide a comprehensive analysis of the game, including odds, betting lines, pitching matchups, team previews, and more.

 

Odds and Betting Lines

Market Odds
Over 7.5 -105
Under 7.5 -115

 

Pitching Probables

Pitcher W-L ERA Strikeouts
Reese Olson (DET) 3-8 3.22 89
Tanner Bibee (CLE) 7-3 3.67 115

 

Team Previews

Cleveland Guardians

Hitting

The Cleveland Guardians have struggled offensively this season, ranking 25th in batting average (.230) and 21st in runs scored (372). Their top performer has been Riley Greene, who leads the team with a .257 batting average, 17 home runs, and 45 RBIs. Despite these individual efforts, the team’s overall offensive output has been underwhelming.

Relief Pitching

The Guardians’ bullpen has been somewhat effective, with 20 saves, ranking them tied for 22nd in the league. However, their 3.91 ERA ranks them 13th overall, indicating that while they have had moments of effectiveness, consistency remains an issue.

Fielding

Defensively, the Guardians have committed 54 errors, ranking them tied for 6th in the league. This indicates a relatively solid defense, which could be crucial in a tight game.

Starting Pitchers

Starting pitching has been a mixed bag for the Guardians. Tanner Bibee, who will start this game, has been one of their more reliable pitchers with a 7-3 record and a 3.67 ERA. He has also accumulated 115 strikeouts in 98 innings, making him a formidable opponent.

 

Detroit Tigers

Hitting

The Detroit Tigers have been more effective offensively compared to the Guardians. They rank 13th in batting average (.245) and 9th in runs scored (436). Steven Kwan has been a standout performer, batting .358, while Jose Ramirez has contributed 23 home runs and 76 RBIs.

Relief Pitching

The Tigers’ bullpen has been one of the best in the league, with 32 saves, ranking them tied for 2nd. Their ERA of 3.67 is the 8th best, showcasing their ability to close out games effectively.

Fielding

Defensively, the Tigers have committed 45 errors, ranking them tied for 20th in the league. While not elite, their defense has been solid enough to support their strong pitching staff.

Starting Pitchers

Reese Olson will take the mound for the Tigers. Olson has a 3-8 record but a respectable 3.22 ERA. His 89 strikeouts in 95 innings indicate his ability to get outs, although his win-loss record suggests he has not always had the necessary run support.

 

Team Injuries

Cleveland Guardians

Player Name Position Injury Injury Status
Will Brennan RF Ribs Expected to be out until at least Jul 9

 

Detroit Tigers

Player Name Position Injury Injury Status
Parker Meadows CF Hamstring Expected to be out until at least Jul 19
Kerry Carpenter RF Back Expected to be out until at least Aug 1

 

Betting Trends

  • Guardians are 43-48 overall this season.
  • Tigers are 56-33 overall this season.
  • Guardians have a 20-22 record at home.
  • Tigers have a 30-11 record at home.
  • Guardians have a 23-26 record on the road.
  • Tigers have a 26-22 record on the road.
  • Tigers bullpen has converted 32 saves, ranking 2nd in the league.
  • Guardians bullpen has converted 20 saves, ranking 22nd in the league.
  • Both teams have shown strong pitching performances, with ERAs under 4.00.
  • Guardians have committed 54 errors, while Tigers have committed 45 errors.

 

Recent Games

Cleveland Guardians

Opponent Score W/L
@ Oakland W8-0 W
@ Oakland W6-4 W
@ Oakland W12-3 W
@ Oakland L4-3 L
@ Seattle L5-4 L

 

Detroit Tigers

Opponent Score W/L
@ Cincinnati W5-4 W
@ Cincinnati W5-3 W
@ Cincinnati W5-1 W
vs Cleveland W1-0 W
@ Chicago W1-0 W

 

Team Rankings

Category Cleveland Guardians Detroit Tigers
Hitting 25th 13th
Starting Pitching 22nd 8th
Relief Pitching 22nd 2nd
Fielding 6th 20th

 

Significant Betting Stats

  • Guardians are 43-48 overall this season.
  • Tigers are 56-33 overall this season.
  • Guardians have a 20-22 record at home.
  • Tigers have a 30-11 record at home.
  • Guardians have a 23-26 record on the road.
  • Tigers have a 26-22 record on the road.
  • Tigers bullpen has converted 32 saves, ranking 2nd in the league.
  • Guardians bullpen has converted 20 saves, ranking 22nd in the league.
  • Both teams have shown strong pitching performances, with ERAs under 4.00.
  • Guardians have committed 54 errors, while Tigers have committed 45 errors.

 

Weather

The weather for the game day is expected to be sunny with a high temperature of 81°F. This should provide ideal conditions for a baseball game, with no significant weather-related disruptions anticipated.

 

Prediction

Pick: Under 7.5 runs
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Given the strong pitching performances expected from both starters and the effectiveness of the Tigers’ bullpen, this game is likely to be a low-scoring affair. The Guardians have struggled offensively, and while the Tigers have been more consistent, their recent games have also been low-scoring. The weather conditions should be ideal for pitchers, further supporting the prediction of a game that will go under the total of 7.5 runs.

 

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