Guardians Vs Tigers: MLB Betting Lines, Stats And Predictions – August 15, 2022

Written By PlayPicks Staff on August 15, 2022

The Detroit Tigers (43-73) carry a seven-game losing streak into a home matchup versus the Cleveland Guardians (61-53), at 3:10 PM ET on Monday. Aaron Civale starts for Cleveland (-206 to win), and Drew Hutchison is Detroit’s (+174) choice to start.

The insights in what follows reflect odds as of August 15, 2022 at 3:12 PM ET. Head to the table below for the latest lines for this matchup and get up to $1,000 Risk Free Bet at FanDuel today!

Guardians vs Tigers Betting Lines

Guardians Betting Insights

  • The Guardians have been favorites in 50 games this season and won 33 (66%) of those contests.
  • Cleveland has played as a favorite of -206 or more twice this season and won both games.
  • The bookmakers’ moneyline implies a 67.3% chance of a victory for the Guardians.
  • Games involving Cleveland have gone over the total set by bookmakers in 55 of 114 chances this season.
  • The Guardians are 60-54-0 ATS in their 114 games with a spread this season.

Guardians Last 10 Games Trend

Stat Avg/Total
Record 7-3
Runs Per Game 3.6
HR 6
ERA 2.70
K/9 8.90

Tigers Betting Insights

  • The Tigers have won in 34, or 35.4%, of the 96 contests they have been named as odds-on underdogs in this year.
  • This season, Detroit has been victorious six times in 25 chances when named as an underdog of at least +174 or longer on the moneyline.
  • The moneyline set for this matchup implies the Tigers have a 36.5% chance of coming away with a victory in the contest.
  • Contests with Detroit have gone over the total set by oddsmakers in 42 of 116 chances this season.
  • The Tigers are 52-64-0 against the spread in their 116 games that had a posted line this season.

Tigers Last 10 Games Trend

Stat Avg/Total
Record 1-9
Runs Per Game 2.8
HR 4
ERA 3.99
K/9 6.85

Tigers Probable Pitcher – Drew Hutchison

  • Hutchison gets the start for the Tigers, his 10th of the season. He is 1-6 with a 4.45 ERA and 38 strikeouts in 60 2/3 innings pitched.
  • His most recent appearance came on Wednesday against the Cleveland Guardians, when the righty went five innings, surrendering three earned runs while giving up eight hits.
  • Hutchison will try to build on a four-game streak of lasting five or more innings (he’s averaging 3.1 innings per appearance).
  • The Tigers have a 3-6 record in Hutchison’s nine starts this season when they were the underdog on the moneyline.
  • Hutchison’s team has a 3-6 record in his starts this season.
  • Hutchison has started nine contests with a total set by bookmakers this season. The teams have combined to go over the run total in four of them.
  • Pitchers reflected above are based on projections as of August 15, 2022 at 3:12 PM ET and may not be the pitchers at game time.

Tigers Relief Pitchers

Name Relief App. IP K/9 H/9 HR/9 ERA
Alex Lange 51 46.0 11.9 8.5 0.7 3.33
Joe Jiménez 48 43.2 12.6 8.8 0.7 3.50
Andrew Chafin 43 38.1 10.8 8.4 0.6 2.35
Jason Foley 42 44.0 5.7 11.6 0.0 3.07
Gregory Soto 42 40.2 9.1 7.3 0.3 3.10

Guardians Probable Pitcher – Aaron Civale

  • Civale’s team is 7-6-0 against the spread this season in his starts.
  • The right-hander last pitched on Wednesday, when he gave up two earned runs and allowed three hits in four innings against the Detroit Tigers.
  • In 13 starts, Civale has pitched through or past the fifth inning five times. He has a season average of 4.1 frames per outing.
  • Civale and his team have won each of the three games he’s started as the moneyline favorite.
  • In games Civale has started, his team is 6-7.
  • In games Civale has started this season, the teams are 8-5-0 at hitting the over.
  • Pitchers reflected above are based on projections as of August 15, 2022 at 3:12 PM ET and may not be the pitchers at game time.

Guardians Relief Pitchers

Name Relief App. IP Ks ERA Holds Saves
Emmanuel Clase 51 48.2 51 1.29 0 26
Trevor Stephan 45 45.0 57 2.60 10 2
Bryan Shaw 43 42.1 36 5.31 6 1
Sam Hentges 40 42.2 46 3.16 2 0
Eli Morgan 34 47.2 57 3.97 10 0

Guardians Hitting Trends

  • The Guardians have racked up two or more round-trippers in 21 games this season, and are 16-5 in those outings.
  • The Guardians have put up five or more extra-base hits in 17 games this season, and went 16-1 in those outings.
  • The club has put up eight or more hits in 68 games this season, and is 52-16 in those contests.
  • The Guardians are 40-2 in games this season that they put up five or more runs.
  • The Guardians are 12-4 in games this season when they have drawn at least five walks.

Tigers Hitting Trends

  • They have won seven of the 12 games this season in which they hit two or more home runs.
  • They are undefeated in five games this season with five or more extra-base hits as a team.
  • In 58 games this season with eight or more hits, they have a record of 29-29.
  • In 24 games this season with five or more runs scored, they’ved posted a record of 20-4.
  • They have won three of their eight games this season in which they’ve drawn more than four free passes.

Guardians vs. Tigers Prediction

Moneyline Pick: Tigers (+174)

Over/Under Pick: Over (8.5)

Predictions are calculated by a data-driven algorithm derived from offensive performance metrics and probable starting pitchers.

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