Pick #1 – Detroit Tigers at Cleveland Indians
Baseball is finally uppon us again and tonight we get the Detroit Tigers (6-3) against the Cleveland Indians (4-5) in matchup that we will have kickoff our MLB 2017 betting season. This pick starts off with all the makings of a solid play as the opening number on the total of 9 has now dropped to 8.5 thanks to an early sharp money push which we will gladly trail. Were getting all the right signals for this one and that is reinforced by stats such as the total has gone UNDER in 4 of Detroit's last 6 games on the road. On top of this the total has gone UNDER in 7 of Cleveland's last 10 games at home so we get an absolute gem of a situation to ride these staggering trends to another win. The public consensus for this game is 67% in favor of the over so we get the nice general consensus and public fade that we always like to have on our side in this one as well.. The Detroit Tigers produce 4.11 runs this year and the Cleveland Indians output 3.89 runs on the year so with the scoring averages shaping up the way they are this one has UNDER written all over it. The weather at Progressive Field is looking like 47°F Very cloudy, Humidity is 68%%, Wind is NE 4 mph and with the wind blowing in like this the ball and score should have no problem staying low. Another really favorable part of this UNDER bet is the fact that both the Tigers and Indians have elite closing staffs making late inning runs almost obsolete in this series. One of the best parts of this pick is that we get a Trevor Bauer (R) pitching who has a .267 AVG against righties (7/9 Tigers are RH hitters). We also get starting pitcher Daniel Norris (L) pitching who has a .250 AVG against righties (9/9 Indians are RH hitters). The computer predicted score for this matchup is 7.4 so the UNDER 8.5 play gets all the right leans and at a -110 we should be super happy to grab a bunch value in this spot for all of the reasons above.
Detroit Tigers at Cleveland Indians - Friday, April 14, 2017 7:10 PM
915 Detroit Tigers +1½ -150 +146
916 Cleveland Indians -1½ +130 -156
915 Detroit Tigers Over 8½ -110
916 Cleveland Indians Under 8½ -110
Betting odds provided by 5Dimes
UNDER 8.5 (2 Units)
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