Cleveland Guardians vs Detroit Tigers 4-17-23 MLB Prediction, Bets and Odds

Cleveland Guardians vs Detroit Tigers 4/17/23 – The Cleveland Guardians and Detroit Tigers will kick off a three-game series on Monday. Cleveland suffered a crushing defeat against Washington on Sunday. Hunter Gaddis will lead off for The Guardians in game one. Detroit won its opening two games of its series with San Francisco before Sunday’s match was called off due to rain. On Monday evening, the Tigers will turn to Eduardo Rodriguez, a left-handed pitcher. The Cleveland Guardians will be winning this game according to the best MLB betting picks.

Cleveland Guardians vs Detroit Tigers 4/17/23

Date & Time: Monday, April 17, 2023 at 6:40 PM ET

Location: Comerica Park Detroit, MI


Cleveland Guardians vs Detroit Tigers Betting Odds


Moneyline: -115

Spread: -1.5 (+145)

Total: 8.5 over (+105)


Moneyline: +105

Spread: +1.5 (-165)

Total: 8.5 under (-125)

Cleveland Guardians vs Detroit Tigers Analysis

Cleveland Guardians are currently slugging 0.359 and have been struck out 111 times while walking 74 times; accruing 61 RBI’s and 124 hits during their season; their team batting average stands at 0.238 with 31 two-baggers as a team hitting 8 out of the park, scoring 68 runs, recording an OBP of 0.334, scoring an average of 4.5 runs per outing – ranking 18th in MLB. The Guardians currently sport a team earned run average of 3.93 and their pitching staff has struck out 123 batters this season. Cleveland pitchers have allowed 12 homers and 69 total runs; 41 opposing players have been walked as part of their FIP at 3.71 as a group on this campaign; they’ve also yielded 125 base hits as well as 61 earned runs while maintaining an outstanding K/BB ratio 3.00 with an outstanding 1.19 collective WHIP from their pitching staff. The Cleveland Guardians have converted 70.4% of baseballs played into outs in 1,257 innings this season, which places them 8th among MLB teams. Their season total is 419 putouts along with 141 assists and 9 errors for an astounding fielding percentage of 0.984 which places them 19th among Major League Teams; 10 double plays have also been completed by this squad this year.

The Detroit Tigers boast a team slugging percentage of 0.327 and average 3.57 runs per game, recording 24 two-baggers while walking 42 times and scoring 50 runs overall. Detroit has hit 10 homeruns while also contributing 49 runs batted in. Furthermore, they’ve struck out on 142 occasions while amassing 101 base hits. Their on-base percentage sits at 0.273 with a batting average of 0.208. The Tigers currently sport a team WHIP of 1.416 with an FIP of 5.67 as an organization this season, ranking 19th in baseball for total hits allowed with 130 and an ERA of 5.88 while contributing 87 runs to their opponent while maintaining a K/BB ratio of 7.30 while giving up 25 homers and 6.16 runs per 9 innings pitched. After 1,146 innings on the diamond, the Detroit Tigers have maintained a defensive efficiency rating of 70.6%. Turning 12 double plays and recording an outstanding fielding percentage of 0.987; notching up 131 assists and 7 errors alongside 382 putouts during this campaign.

Cleveland Guardians vs Detroit Tigers Against the Spread

Cleveland are 8-2 SU in their last 10 games against Detroit. Cleveland are 7-2 SU in their last 9 games on the road. Cleveland are 2-4 SU in their last 6 games against an opponent in the American League. The total has gone OVER in 6 of Cleveland’s last 6 games against an opponent in the American League Central Division division. The total has gone OVER in 6 of Cleveland’s last 7 games played on a Monday.

The total has gone OVER in 8 of Detroit’s last 11 games. Detroit are 5-12 SU in their last 17 games. The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Detroit’s last 6 games against Cleveland. The total has gone OVER in 4 of Detroit’s last 5 games at home. Detroit are 1-6 SU in their last 7 games against an opponent in the American League.

Cleveland Guardians vs Detroit Tigers Free Pick

The Guardians are looking to rebound after suffering an embarrassing defeat at Washington and will look to do just that against a Tigers squad that was left without game action on Sunday due to rain. The Guardians should have no difficulty defeating Rodriguez thanks to a strong offensive performance against lefty pitchers this season, while Tigers have had difficulty against both lefties and righties. Cleveland will dominate Detroit by multiple runs on Monday with Gaddis turning in an outstanding performance. The latest baseball betting odds are favoring the Guardians over the Tigers to claim the victory.

Free Pick: Cleveland Guardians -1.5 (+145)