Guardians vs. Tigers Prediction: Expert Picks, Odds, Stats & Best Bets - Wednesday, May 10, 2023

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Guardians vs. Tigers Prediction: Expert Picks, Odds, Stats & Best Bets – Wednesday, May 10, 2023

MLB Predictions

The Cleveland Guardians (17-19) are favored on the moneyline (-111) in Wednesday’s contest versus the Detroit Tigers (16-19). Game time is at 1:10 PM ET on MLB Network. The Tigers, with +163 odds, are favored against the spread (1.5).

Cleveland’s Peyton Battenfield and Detroit’s Eduardo Rodriguez have been named the starters for this contest.

Guardians vs. Tigers Odds

  • Guardians odds to win: -111
  • Tigers odds to win: -108
  • Spread: Tigers -1.5
  • Total: 7.5 runs

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Game Time and Information

  • Date: Wednesday, May 10, 2023
  • Time: 1:10 PM ET
  • TV: MLB Network

Who Will Win Guardians vs. Tigers?

Guardians and Tigers Betting Trends

The Guardians have gone 11-11 in games they were favored on the moneyline (winning 50% of those games).

Cleveland has an 11-11 record (winning 50% of its games) when playing as moneyline favorites of -111 or shorter.

This season, the Tigers have won 15 out of the 34 games, or 44.1%, in which they’ve been the underdog.

This season, Detroit has won 15 of its 34 games, or 44.1%, when it’s the underdog by at least -108 on the moneyline.

In the 35 games in which oddsmakers have set an over/under for the Guardians, they have combined with opponents to go over the total 12 times (12-22-1).

Games involving the Tigers have gone over the total set by sportsbooks in 18 of 35 chances this season.

Guardians Stats & Insights

The Guardians are the second-lowest scoring team in MLB play averaging 3.5 runs per game (126 total).

Cleveland is last in MLB action with 19 home runs.

The Guardians have the third-worst batting average in the majors (.223).

Cleveland strikes out 7.6 times per game, the third-fewest average in baseball.

The 7.5 strikeouts per nine innings compiled by the Guardians pitching staff ranks 29th in the majors.

Cleveland’s 3.73 team ERA ranks ninth among all MLB pitching staffs.

Tigers Stats & Insights

The Tigers have scored 127 runs (just 3.6 per game) this season, which ranks 28th in MLB.

Detroit ranks 27th in Major League Baseball with just 30 home runs as a team.

The Tigers rank 24th in MLB with a .233 team batting average.

Detroit ranks 25th in MLB in strikeouts per game with an average of 9.5 Ks per contest.

The Tigers average just 7.5 strikeouts per nine innings as a pitching staff, which ranks 28th in the league.

Detroit pitchers have a combined ERA of 4.47 ERA this year, which ranks 19th in MLB.

Guardians Key Players to Watch

The Guardians are sending Battenfield (0-3) out to make his fifth start of the season. He is 0-3 with a 4.07 ERA and 21 strikeouts in 24 1/3 innings pitched.

Jose Ramirez leads Cleveland in batting average (.277), home runs (four) and runs batted in (20) this season.

Steven Kwan is batting .273 with an OBP of .365 and a slugging percentage of .350 this season.

Josh Bell is slashing .222/.336/.365 this season for the Guardians.

Andres Gimenez has collected 27 hits this season and has an OBP of .293. He’s slugging .317 on the year.

Tigers Key Players to Watch

The Tigers will send Rodriguez (3-2) to the mound for his eighth start this season.

Javier Baez has racked up a team-high 16 runs batted in.

Spencer Torkelson has put up 16 runs batted in to pace his team.

Riley Greene has a team-best batting average of .270.

Zach McKinstry is hitting .260 with five doubles, two home runs and 11 walks.

Guardians and Tigers Injuries

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

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

Guardians vs. Tigers Prediction

  • Score Prediction: Guardians 4, Tigers 3
  • Total Prediction: Under 7.5 runs
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