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Cleveland Guardians Poised to Secure Victory Against Detroit Tigers in Third Game of Series

The Cleveland Guardians are gearing up for their third game against the Detroit Tigers in a four-game series scheduled for Wednesday at 6:40 p.m. ET. Tanner Bibee with an ERA of 3.67 will be on the mound for the Guardians, while Reese Olson with an ERA of 3.22 will be starting for the Tigers. Cleveland is favored to win with an opening line of -144 and the current line is at -143. Please note that this summary was written prior to the completion of Tuesday's game.

Betting Odds

  • Moneyline: Guardians -143 | Tigers +130
  • Spread: Guardians -1.5 (+117) | Tigers +1.5 (-135)
  • Total: Over/Under 7.5 (-110)
  • Based on the moneyline, the implied probability that Cleveland will win straight-up is 59%.

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Cleveland Guardians

Cleveland enters their game on Tuesday with a record of 56-33, currently atop the AL Central. Despite dropping the first game of the series to the Tigers, Cleveland has been led by their offense this season, slashing .245/.318/.410 which ranks 13th, 10th, and 10th in the majors. Against Detroit, they are slashing .211/.265/.368 in four games. In terms of individual player performance against Olson, Hedges is 1-for-2, while Gimenez, Ramirez, Arias, Fry, Josh Naylor, and Rocchio are all hitless. Cleveland is expected to start right-hander Tanner Bibee, who is 7-3 with a 3.67 ERA this season. On the road, Bibee is 4-1 with a 2.70 ERA. As a pitching staff, Cleveland has a team ERA of 3.67, ranking eighth in the majors. With a power ranking of 12, Cleveland's offense ranks 7th, scoring an average of 4.90 runs per game, while their defense ranks 4th, allowing an average of 3.82 runs per game. Overall, Cleveland is 57-33 this season.

Detroit Tigers Analysis

The Detroit Tigers currently hold a record of 43-48 and are in fourth place in the AL Central. They recently secured a 1-0 victory over Cleveland in the first game of the series. Right-hander Reese Olson will be taking the mound on Wednesday with a 3-8 record and a 3.22 ERA. In his last outing, Olson pitched 5.2 innings and allowed one run against the Reds. At home this season, Olson is 2-4 with a 3.32 ERA. The Tigers have a team ERA of 3.91, ranking 12th in the league. Offensively, Detroit has struggled, slashing .230/.294/.377 overall and .233/.301/.380 at home. Against Cleveland, they slash .254/.307/.391. The Tigers have a power ranking of 26 and are ranked 23rd in offense, scoring an average of 4.09 runs per game. Defensively, they are ranked 13th, giving up an average of 4.29 points per game. Cleveland went 1-2 in their last three matchups against Detroit.

Cleveland Guardians Favored to Win Third Game of Series Against Detroit Tigers with Bibee as Starting Pitcher

Cleveland presents a favorable opportunity in the third game of a five-game series against Detroit with Bibee as the starting pitcher. The Guardians boast a stronger offense compared to the Tigers, and Bibee's pitching capabilities position him well against the Tigers' lineup. Despite both teams facing challenges offensively, Cleveland has shown a consistent ability to advance baserunners and has the advantage of a more skilled pitcher. Additionally, Cleveland has demonstrated strong performance on the road this season with a 26-22 record, indicating a likelihood of continued success in away games. Therefore, the recommended course of action is to place a wager on Cleveland to win outright in this matchup.

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