Guardians vs. Tigers Prediction: Expert Picks, Odds, Stats & Best Bets - Wednesday, April 19, 2023

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Guardians vs. Tigers Prediction: Expert Picks, Odds, Stats & Best Bets – Wednesday, April 19, 2023

MLB Predictions

The Detroit Tigers (7-9) will put their five-game win streak to the test when they host the Cleveland Guardians (9-9) Wednesday at 1:10 PM ET on BSDET. Oddsmakers consider the Guardians to be -146 favorites, while the Tigers are +124 underdogs to keep their streak alive.

Cleveland’s Cal Quantrill and Detroit’s Spencer Turnbull have been named the starters for this contest.

Guardians vs. Tigers Odds

  • Guardians odds to win: -146
  • Tigers odds to win: +124
  • Spread: Guardians -1.5
  • Total: 8.5 runs

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Game Time and Information

  • Date: Wednesday, April 19, 2023
  • Time: 1:10 PM ET

Who Will Win Guardians vs. Tigers?

Guardians and Tigers Betting Trends

The Guardians have compiled a 5-6 record in games they were favored on the moneyline (winning 45.5% of those games).

Cleveland has gone 4-2 when playing as moneyline favorites with odds of -146 or shorter (66.7% winning percentage).

The Tigers have won seven, or 43.8%, of the 16 games they’ve played as underdogs this season.

Detroit has a record of 4-6 in games where oddsmakers have it as underdogs of at least +124 on the moneyline.

In the 18 games in which bookmakers have set an over/under for the Guardians, they have combined with opponents to go over the total nine times (9-8-1).

The Tigers and their opponents have hit the over in nine of their 16 games with a total this season.

Guardians Stats & Insights

The Guardians have the No. 19 offense in baseball scoring 4.3 runs per game (77 total runs).

Cleveland has hit nine home runs this season, the second-lowest total in MLB play.

The Guardians have the 22nd-ranked batting average in the league (.234).

Cleveland strikes out 7.4 times per game, the fourth-best mark in the majors.

The pitching staff for the Guardians has a collective 7.7 K/9, the fifth-worst in the majors.

Cleveland has the 11th-ranked team ERA across all MLB pitching staffs (4.02).

Tigers Stats & Insights

The Tigers are among the lowest scoring teams in the league, ranking last with just 55 total runs (3.4 per game) this season.

Detroit ranks 28th in Major League Baseball with just 12 home runs as a team.

The Tigers rank 29th in MLB with a team batting average of just .217.

Detroit ranks 17th in strikeouts per game (9.6) among MLB offenses.

The Tigers average just 7.7 strikeouts per nine innings as a pitching staff, which ranks 28th in the league.

Detroit has the 28th-ranked ERA (5.33) in the majors this season.

Guardians Key Players to Watch

Quantrill gets the start for the Guardians, his fourth of the season. He is 0-1 with a 5.74 ERA and nine strikeouts through 15 2/3 innings pitched.

Jose Ramirez is batting .271 with one home run and nine RBI for Cleveland this season.

Steven Kwan is a key run producer for Cleveland with a .257 average and 10 RBI.

Andres Gimenez is slashing .275/.351/.391 this season for the Guardians.

Myles Straw leads Cleveland in batting average (.310) this season.

Tigers Key Players to Watch

The Tigers will hand the ball to Turnbull (1-2) for his fourth start of the season.

Nick Maton has accumulated a team-high three home runs and nine runs batted in.

Riley Greene’s .262 batting average is a team-high mark.

Kerry Carpenter paces the Tigers with three home runs.

Spencer Torkelson is batting .222 with three doubles, a home run and a walk.

Guardians and Tigers Injuries

Guardians: Aaron Civale: 15 Day IL (Oblique), Sam Hentges: 15 Day IL (Shoulder), Triston McKenzie: 60 Day IL (Shoulder), Cody Morris: 60 Day IL (Shoulder)

Tigers: Austin Meadows: 10 Day IL (Anxiety), Matt Manning: 15 Day IL (Foot), Beau Brieske: 15 Day IL (Arm), Casey Mize: 60 Day IL (Elbow), Tarik Skubal: 60 Day IL (Elbow), Freddy Pacheco: 60 Day IL (Elbow)

Guardians vs. Tigers Prediction

  • Score Prediction: Tigers 6, Guardians 5
  • Total Prediction: Over 8.5 runs
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