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Indians Vs Tigers: MLB Betting Odds & Trends – 5/26/2021

The Detroit Tigers (18-30) will aim to break a three-game home losing streak when they play the Cleveland Indians (26-20) on Wednesday at 7:10 PM ET. The Tigers are not projected () to end the streak when they take on the favored Indians (). Triston McKenzie starts for Cleveland while Detroit will counter with Jose Urena.

The betting insights and predictions in this article reflect betting data from DraftKings as of May 26, 2021, 2:00 PM ET. See table below for current betting odds and CLICK HERE to bet at DraftKings Sportsbook.

Indians vs Tigers Betting Odds

Pitching Matchup

McKenzie (CLE) Pitcher Ureña (DET)
1 – 3 W/L 2 – 4
31.1 IP 48.2
6.89 ERA 4.62
1.690 WHIP 1.480
12.6 K/9 6.1
8.6 BB/9 3.5

Indians Probable Starter Triston McKenzie

  • McKenzie (1-3 with a 6.89 ERA and 44 strikeouts in 31 1/3 innings pitched) gets the start for the Indians, his eighth of the season.
  • His last appearance was on Friday against the Twins, when the right-hander tossed 3 1/3 innings, surrendering six earned runs while giving up two hits.
  • The opposing Tigers offense has the 26th-ranked slugging percentage (.360) and is 26th in MLB play with 44 home runs. They have a collective .228 batting average, and are 23rd in the league with 360 total hits and 28th in MLB play scoring 174 runs.
  • The Indians were favored on the moneyline for three McKenzie starts this season — they lost all of the games.

Starting pitcher projections reflect team information as of May 26, 2021 at 2:12 PM ET and may change up to the start of game.

Tigers Stats vs McKenzie

Player AB AVG H HR RBI OBP OPS
Victor Reyes 6 .333 2 0 0 .333 .666
Willi Castro 6 .167 1 1 1 .167 .834
Jeimer Candelario 3 .333 1 0 0 .500 1.167
Eric Haase 2 .500 1 0 0 .500 1.000
Niko Goodrum 2 .000 0 0 0 .000 .000
Harold Castro 2 1.000 2 0 1 1.000 2.500
Miguel Cabrera 2 .000 0 0 0 .000 .000
Jonathan Schoop 2 .000 0 0 0 .000 .000

Tigers Probable Starter José Ureña

  • The Tigers will hand the ball to Urena (2-4) for his 10th start of the season.
  • The right-hander gave up five earned runs in six innings pitched on Saturday in his last outing, a matchup with the Royals.
  • The Indians rank 24th in MLB with 186 runs scored this season. They have a .216 batting average this campaign with 56 home runs (13th in the league).
  • When he is the starting pitcher, Detroit has a record of 4-4 this season when they are the underdog on the moneyline.

Starting pitcher projections reflect team information as of May 26, 2021 at 2:12 PM ET and may change up to the start of game.

Indians Stats vs Ureña

Player AB AVG H HR RBI OBP OPS
Cesar Hernández 36 .278 10 3 8 .278 .861
Amed Rosario 15 .400 6 0 3 .471 1.004
René Rivera 9 .111 1 0 0 .111 .222
Josh Naylor 4 .250 1 1 2 .250 1.250
Jake Bauers 4 .000 0 0 1 .000 .000
Austin Hedges 4 .000 0 0 0 .000 .000
José Ramírez 2 .000 0 0 0 .333 .333
Eddie Rosario 1 1.000 1 0 0 1.000 3.000

Indians Betting Trends

  • The Indians average 4.0 runs per game on the road while scoring 4.1 per contest at home.
  • The Indians have the No. 24 offense in baseball scoring 4.0 runs per game (186 total runs).
  • The Indians are 15-10 in games they were listed as the moneyline favorite (winning 60% of those games).
  • Cleveland is 12-7 (winning 63.2% of its games) when playing as a moneyline favorite of -127 or shorter.
  • In the 45 games bookmakers have set an over/under for Cleveland, it has combined with opponents to go over the total 23 times (23-21-1).
  • Cleveland was the moneyline favorite in six of its last 10 games, and finished 2-4 in those matchups.

Tigers Betting Trends

  • The Tigers have scored the 28th-most runs in the league this season with just 174 (3.6 per game).
  • They’ve scored 3.5 runs per game this season at home compared to an average of 3.7 per contest on the road.
  • The Tigers have been underdogs in 41 games this season and won 16 (39%) of those contests.
  • This season, Detroit has won 15 of its 36 games, or 41.7%, when they’re the underdog by at least +112 on the moneyline.
  • Detroit’s games have gone over the total in 20 of their 47 chances.
  • Detroit has played as the underdog in nine of its past 10 games and won five of those contests.

Indians Players to Watch

  • Jose Ramirez has accumulated a team-best 12 home runs and 27 runs batted in.
  • Among qualifying batters in MLB action, Ramirez’s 12 HR rank ninth.
  • Cesar Hernandez is batting .223 with eight doubles, a triple, six home runs and 23 walks.
  • Among qualifying batters in MLB play, Hernandez’s home run and hit totals do not rank in the top 15.

Indians Batting Stats (2021)

Player AB AVG R HR RBI OBP OPS
César Hernández 179 .223 26 6 15 .315 .695
José Ramírez 165 .261 32 12 27 .340 .892
Eddie Rosario 164 .226 16 3 24 .273 .602
Josh Naylor 148 .250 17 4 13 .288 .680
Amed Rosario 139 .245 18 2 11 .314 .681
Jordan Luplow 95 .168 12 7 20 .319 .761
Jake Bauers 87 .207 7 2 6 .289 .599
Austin Hedges 70 .143 5 2 5 .189 .418
Yu Chang 62 .145 6 0 6 .182 .392
Harold Ramirez 61 .262 6 2 6 .262 .721

Tigers Players to Watch

  • Robbie Grossman leads Detroit in home runs with five and runs batted in with 21.
  • Among qualified hitters in MLB, Grossman ranks 18th in OBP.
  • Jeimer Candelario is batting .280 with an OBP of .351 and a slugging percentage of .400 this season.
  • Candelario ranks 23rd in hits among qualified hitters in the majors.

Tigers Batting Stats (2021)

Player AB AVG R HR RBI OBP OPS
Jeimer Candelario 175 .280 25 4 16 .351 .751
Jonathan Schoop 170 .212 15 3 15 .257 .557
Robbie Grossman 168 .256 24 5 21 .379 .802
Willi Castro 141 .199 17 3 13 .257 .569
Niko Goodrum 130 .231 20 4 11 .329 .691
Miguel Cabrera 119 .210 8 4 16 .288 .607
Akil Baddoo 96 .250 12 4 19 .321 .842
Nomar Mazara 79 .203 7 2 9 .267 .583
Harold Castro 78 .359 5 0 11 .398 .770
Victor Reyes 66 .152 8 1 3 .188 .430

Indians vs Tigers Player Props

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