Guardians Vs Tigers: MLB Betting Lines, Stats And Predictions – August 11, 2022

Written By PlayPicks Staff on August 15, 2022

The Cleveland Guardians (58-52) hope to sweep the Detroit Tigers (43-69) on Thursday at Comerica Park, beginning at 1:10 PM ET. Cleveland (-154 to win) has Zach Plesac starting things off, and Detroit (+130) counters Garrett Hill.

The insights in the article below reference odds valid as of August 11, 2022 at 1:15 PM ET. Head to the table below for the latest lines for this game and get up to $1,000 Risk Free Bet at FanDuel today!

Guardians vs Tigers Betting Lines

Guardians Betting Insights

  • This season, the Guardians have been favored 49 times and won 32, or 65.3%, of those games.
  • This season, Cleveland has won 18 of its 24 games, or 75%, when favored by at least -154 on the moneyline.
  • The bookmakers’ moneyline implies a 60.6% chance of a victory for the Guardians.
  • So far this season, Cleveland and its opponents have hit the over in 54 of their 110 games with a total.
  • The Guardians are 58-52-0 against the spread this season.

Guardians Last 10 Games Trend

Stat Avg/Total
Record 7-3
Runs Per Game 3.7
HR 6
ERA 3.52
K/9 8.90

Tigers Betting Insights

  • The Tigers have come away with 34 wins in the 92 contests they have been listed as the underdogs in this season.
  • Detroit has a mark of 19-41 in contests where sportsbooks favor them by +130 or worse on the moneyline.
  • The moneyline set for this matchup implies the Tigers have a 43.5% chance of walking away with the win.
  • Contests with Detroit have gone over the total set by oddsmakers in 41 of 112 chances this season.
  • The Tigers are 51-61-0 against the spread in their 112 games that had a posted line this season.

Tigers Last 10 Games Trend

Stat Avg/Total
Record 2-8
Runs Per Game 2.8
HR 3
ERA 4.09
K/9 6.95

Tigers Probable Pitcher – Garrett Hill

  • Hill (2-3) gets the starting nod for the Tigers in his seventh start of the season. He has a 5.12 ERA in 31 2/3 innings pitched, with 17 strikeouts.
  • In his last appearance on Saturday against the Tampa Bay Rays, the righty tossed five innings, allowing one earned run while surrendering six hits.
  • Hill will try to extend a seven-game streak of going five or more innings (he’s averaging 5.1 innings per appearance).
  • The Tigers have a 2-4 record in Hill’s six starts this season when they were the underdog on the moneyline.
  • Hill’s team is 2-4 in his six starts.
  • Hill’s starts went over the run total two times in six games with a set total this season.
  • Pitchers reflected above are based on projections as of August 11, 2022 at 1:15 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 49 44.0 12.1 8.2 0.8 3.07
Joe Jiménez 47 43.0 12.8 8.3 0.7 3.35
Andrew Chafin 42 37.1 10.8 8.1 0.3 2.17
Gregory Soto 41 39.2 9.3 7.2 0.3 3.18
Jason Foley 39 40.2 5.5 12.1 0.0 3.32

Guardians Probable Pitcher – Zach Plesac

  • Plesac’s team is 8-12-0 against the spread in his starts this season.
  • The right-hander gave up four earned runs in four innings pitched on Thursday in his last outing, a matchup with the Houston Astros.
  • In 20 starts this season, Plesac has lasted five or more innings 16 times, with an average of 5.1 innings per appearance.
  • When Plesac starts a game and his team is the favorite on the moneyline, they have a record of 4-4.
  • Plesac’s team is 7-13 when he starts this season.
  • In Plesac’s 20 starts with a total, the teams have hit the over nine times.
  • Pitchers reflected above are based on projections as of August 11, 2022 at 1:15 PM ET and may not be the pitchers at game time.

Guardians Relief Pitchers

Name Relief App. IP Ks ERA Holds Saves
Emmanuel Clase 50 47.2 50 1.32 0 26
Trevor Stephan 43 43.1 54 2.28 8 2
Bryan Shaw 42 41.1 34 5.44 6 0
Sam Hentges 39 41.1 43 3.27 1 0
Eli Morgan 33 46.2 56 4.05 10 0

Guardians Hitting Trends

  • The Guardians are 15-5 this season in games when they hit at least two bombs.
  • The Guardians are 16-1 in games this season when they have put up five or more extra-base hits.
  • The club has collected at least eight hits 65 times this season, and has a 49-16 record in those games.
  • The Guardians are 38-2 in the games this season that they put up five or more runs.
  • The Guardians are 12-4 in games this season when they have drawn five or more walks.

Tigers Hitting Trends

  • They’ve hit two or more homers in 12 games this season and are 7-5 in those matchups.
  • They have won each of their five games this season in which they’ve connected for five or more extra-base hits.
  • They have won 29 of the 56 games in which they’ve collected eight or more hits this season.
  • 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 (+130)

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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