Guardians Vs Tigers: MLB Betting Odds, Trends & Stats – May 29, 2022

Written By Staff on May 28, 2022

The Cleveland Guardians (19-23) and Detroit Tigers (16-29) square off at Comerica Park on Sunday at 1:40 PM ET to break a 1-1 series tie. Cleveland’s (-172 to win) Triston McKenzie and Detroit’s (+145) Elvin Rodriguez pitch first for their squads in this matchup.

The betting insights in this article use the latest odds as of May 29, 2022 at 1:25 PM ET.

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Guardians vs Tigers Betting Odds

Pitching Matchup

McKenzie (CLE) Pitcher Rodriguez (DET)
3 – 3 W/L 0 – 0
43.1 IP 7.2
2.70 ERA 9.39
0.900 WHIP 1.565
7.7 K/9 7
2.5 BB/9 5.9

Guardians Probable Starter Triston McKenzie

  • The Guardians are sending McKenzie (3-3) to the mound for his seventh start of the season. He is 3-3 with a 2.70 ERA and 37 strikeouts in 43 1/3 innings pitched.
  • His most recent time out was on Tuesday against the Houston Astros, when the righty tossed 7 2/3 innings, surrendering one earned run while allowing three hits.
  • The 24-year-old has an ERA of 2.70, with 7.7 strikeouts per nine innings, in eight games this season.
  • McKenzie is trying to continue a fourth-game quality start streak in this outing.
  • The opposing Tigers offense has the worst slugging percentage (.319) and is last in MLB play with 25 home runs. It has a collective .222 batting average, and is last in MLB with 323 total hits and last in MLB action scoring 123 runs.
  • Among qualifying pitchers in MLB play this season, the 24-year-old ranks 19th in ERA (2.70), fifth in WHIP (.900), and 33rd in K/9 (7.7).

Starting pitcher projections reflect team information as of May 29, 2022 at 1:25 PM ET and may change up to the start of game.

Tigers Stats vs McKenzie

Player AB AVG H HR RBI OBP OPS
Willi Castro 9 .111 1 1 1 .111 .555
Harold Castro 7 .429 3 0 1 .429 1.000
Jeimer Candelario 7 .143 1 0 0 .333 .619
Miguel Cabrera 7 .000 0 0 0 .000 .000
Jonathan Schoop 7 .143 1 0 0 .143 .286
Robbie Grossman 4 .000 0 0 0 .000 .000
Eric Haase 2 .500 1 0 0 .500 1.000
Daz Cameron 2 .000 0 0 0 .000 .000
Tucker Barnhart 2 1.000 2 1 1 1.000 3.500

Tigers Probable Starter Elvin Rodriguez

  • Rodriguez will take to the mound for the Tigers, his second start of the season.
  • The right-hander last pitched on Monday, when he threw 5 2/3 innings against the Minnesota Twins, giving up four earned runs.
  • He has pitched to a 9.39 ERA this season with 7 strikeouts per nine innings compared to 5.9 walks per nine across two games.
  • The Guardians rank 18th in MLB with 192 runs scored this season. They have a .243 batting average this campaign with 37 home runs (24th in the league).

Starting pitcher projections reflect team information as of May 29, 2022 at 1:25 PM ET and may change up to the start of game.

Guardians Stats vs Rodriguez

Player AB AVG H HR RBI OBP OPS

Guardians Betting Trends

  • The Guardians have won eight of the 13 games they were listed as the moneyline favorite this season (61.5%).
  • Cleveland has played as a moneyline favorite of -172 or shorter in just one game this season, which they lost.
  • Based on this matchup’s moneyline, the Guardians’ implied win probability is 63.2%.
  • Cleveland has had an over/under set by oddsmakers 42 times, and has combined with opponents to go over the total in 22 of those games (22-19-1).
  • The Guardians have covered 52.4% of their games this season, going 22-20-0 ATS.
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Tigers Betting Trends

  • The Tigers have entered the game as underdogs 32 times this season and won 10, or 31.2%, of those games.
  • Detroit has entered 15 games this season as the underdog by +145 or more and is 4-11 in those contests.
  • The implied probability of a win by the Tigers, based on the moneyline, is 40.8%.
  • Detroit’s games have gone over the total in 14 of their 45 chances.
  • The Tigers are 20-25-0 against the spread this season.

Guardians Players to Watch

  • Jose Ramirez has totaled 47 hits with a .391 on-base percentage and a .646 slugging percentage, all club-highs for the Guardians. He is batting .297 with 11 doubles, four triples, 12 home runs and 24 walks.
  • Among qualifying batters in MLB play, Ramirez’s batting average ranks 22nd, his on-base percentage ranks 12th, and he is third in the league in slugging.
  • Ramirez brings a five-game hitting streak into this game. In his last five games he is batting .400 with three doubles, a triple, three home runs, two walks and 11 RBI.
  • Myles Straw has nine doubles, a triple and 25 walks while batting .242.
  • Among qualifying batters, Straw ranks 92nd in batting average, 51st in on-base percentage, and 152nd in slugging.
  • Owen Miller is batting .269 with 12 doubles, four home runs and 12 walks.
  • Josh Naylor has five doubles, six home runs and six walks while batting .298.

Guardians Batting Stats (2022)

Player AB AVG R HR RBI OBP OPS
José Ramírez 158 .297 27 12 48 .391 1.037
Myles Straw 157 .242 32 0 6 .342 .654
Amed Rosario 147 .238 17 0 10 .287 .580
Owen Miller 130 .269 23 4 19 .322 .776
Steven Kwan 117 .248 20 1 13 .353 .695
Andrés Giménez 115 .278 13 4 20 .300 .770
Austin Hedges 96 .156 9 3 8 .221 .481
Josh Naylor 94 .298 13 6 25 .350 .893
Oscar Mercado 93 .204 11 4 15 .227 .625
Ernie Clement 66 .212 7 0 3 .278 .536

Tigers Players to Watch

  • Miguel Cabrera leads Detroit in OBP (.342), slugging percentage (.401) and total hits (42) this season.
  • Among all qualified hitters in the majors, Cabrera’s batting average ranks 23rd, his on-base percentage is 51st, and he is 88th in slugging.
  • Jonathan Schoop is slugging .293 while driving in 10 runs and batting .177 this season.
  • Schoop is currently 165th in batting average, 168th in on-base percentage and 156th in slugging percentage among all qualified players.
  • Harold Castro is batting .329 with a .526 slugging percentage and eight RBI this year.
  • Jeimer Candelario has been key for Detroit with 29 hits, an OBP of .242 plus a slugging percentage of .318.

Tigers Batting Stats (2022)

Player AB AVG R HR RBI OBP OPS
Jonathan Schoop 164 .177 15 4 10 .223 .516
Jeimer Candelario 154 .188 15 4 14 .242 .560
Miguel Cabrera 142 .296 12 3 18 .342 .743
Javier Báez 141 .199 10 3 13 .242 .554
Robbie Grossman 140 .200 13 0 10 .313 .556
Spencer Torkelson 123 .179 9 4 11 .292 .601
Tucker Barnhart 99 .242 4 0 4 .279 .552
Willi Castro 81 .272 7 1 5 .315 .661
Harold Castro 76 .329 11 3 8 .342 .868
Eric Haase 64 .172 4 2 5 .243 .524

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