Guardians Vs Tigers: MLB Betting Odds, Trends & Stats – July 17, 2022

Written By Staff on July 17, 2022

The Cleveland Guardians (46-44) have a 3-0 series lead and will try to sweep the Detroit Tigers (37-55) on Sunday at Progressive Field, starting at 1:40 PM ET. Cleveland (-231 to win) has Shane Bieber set to start, and Detroit (+193) counters Tyler Alexander.

The insights in the following article use the latest odds as of July 17, 2022 at 11:40 AM ET.

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Guardians vs Tigers Betting Odds

Pitching Matchup

Bieber (CLE) Pitcher Alexander (DET)
4 – 5 W/L 1 – 3
105.2 IP 30.1
3.24 ERA 4.45
1.126 WHIP 1.385
9.0 K/9 5.3
2.1 BB/9 2.4

Guardians Probable Starter Shane Bieber

  • Bieber (4-5 with a 3.24 ERA and 106 strikeouts in 105 2/3 innings pitched) makes the start for the Guardians, his 18th of the season.
  • The right-hander’s most recent appearance came on Tuesday against the Chicago White Sox, when he tossed 9 2/3 innings, surrendering one earned run while allowing three hits.
  • The 27-year-old has amassed a 3.24 ERA and 9.0 strikeouts per nine innings across 17 games this season, while allowing a batting average of .238 to opposing hitters.
  • Bieber has 12 quality starts under his belt this year.
  • He will take the hill against a Tigers team that is hitting .229 as a unit (26th in MLB). It is also slugging a collective .333 (29th in MLB) with 53 total home runs (30th in MLB).
  • Among qualifying pitchers in MLB action this season, the 27-year-old’s 3.24 ERA ranks 27th, 1.126 WHIP ranks 28th, and 9.0 K/9 ranks 20th.

Starting pitcher projections reflect team information as of July 17, 2022 at 11:40 AM ET and may change up to the start of game.

Tigers Stats vs Bieber

Player AB AVG H HR RBI OBP OPS
Jeimer Candelario 27 .148 4 0 0 .148 .296
Jonathan Schoop 27 .296 8 1 1 .345 .826
Miguel Cabrera 24 .208 5 1 5 .208 .583
Robbie Grossman 20 .250 5 0 2 .360 .660
Willi Castro 19 .158 3 1 4 .190 .506
Victor Reyes 14 .000 0 0 0 .000 .000
Tucker Barnhart 14 .357 5 0 1 .471 .900
Javier Báez 9 .111 1 0 1 .111 .222
Harold Castro 8 .250 2 0 0 .333 .708
Spencer Torkelson 6 .167 1 0 0 .167 .334

Tigers Probable Starter Tyler Alexander

  • The Tigers’ Alexander (1-3) will make his fifth start of the season.
  • The left-hander last pitched on Thursday against the Cleveland Guardians, throwing 1 1/3 innings of relief while giving up one earned run and allowing two hits.
  • The 28-year-old has pitched in 13 games this season with an ERA of 4.45, a 2.25 strikeout to walk ratio and a WHIP of 1.385.
  • The Guardians rank 17th in MLB with 391 runs scored this season. They have a .249 batting average this campaign with 71 home runs (28th in the league).

Starting pitcher projections reflect team information as of July 17, 2022 at 11:40 AM ET and may change up to the start of game.

Guardians Stats vs Alexander

Player AB AVG H HR RBI OBP OPS
José Ramírez 12 .333 4 1 1 .333 .916
Myles Straw 9 .333 3 0 0 .400 .844
Amed Rosario 8 .125 1 0 1 .125 .250
Franmil Reyes 7 .429 3 1 1 .500 1.357
Ernie Clement 6 .333 2 1 1 .333 1.166
Owen Miller 5 .200 1 0 0 .200 .400
Steven Kwan 3 .000 0 0 0 .000 .000
Andrés Giménez 3 1.000 3 2 3 1.000 4.000
Austin Hedges 3 .667 2 1 2 .500 2.167
Luke Maile 2 .000 0 0 0 .000 .000

Guardians Betting Trends

  • The Guardians have compiled a 28-15 record in games they were listed as the moneyline favorite (winning 65.1% of those games).
  • Cleveland has played as a moneyline favorite of -231 or shorter in only one game this season, which they won.
  • The Guardians have a 69.8% chance to win this game based on the moneyline’s implied probability.
  • Cleveland has combined with opponents to go over the total 43 times this season for a 43-43-4 record against the over/under.
  • The Guardians have a 47-43-0 record ATS this season (covering 52.2% of the time).
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Tigers Betting Trends

  • The Tigers have entered the game as underdogs 73 times this season and won 29, or 39.7%, of those games.
  • This season, Detroit has won three of its 12 games, or 25%, when they’re the underdog by at least +193 on the moneyline.
  • The oddsmakers’ moneyline implies a 34.1% chance of a victory for the Tigers.
  • Detroit’s games have gone over the total in 35 of their 92 chances.
  • The Tigers are 44-48-0 against the spread this season.

Guardians Players to Watch

  • Jose Ramirez has put up a team-high OBP (.368), while leading the Guardians in hits (95). He’s batting .288 with 30 doubles, four triples, 19 home runs and 40 walks.
  • Among qualifying hitters in MLB play, Ramirez’s batting average ranks 29th, his on-base percentage ranks 20th, and he is seventh in the league in slugging.
  • Amed Rosario is slugging .403 to lead his team, and has 16 doubles, five triples, four home runs and 17 walks while hitting .291.
  • Rosario ranks 27th in batting average, 81st in on base percentage, and 92nd in slugging in MLB.
  • Rosario has hit safely in seven games in a row. In his last 10 games he is batting .415 with four doubles, a home run and five RBI.
  • Steven Kwan is batting .279 with 13 doubles, three triples, a home run and 32 walks.
  • Josh Naylor has 13 doubles, 13 home runs and 18 walks while batting .274.

Guardians Batting Stats (2022)

Player AB AVG R HR RBI OBP OPS
Amed Rosario 340 .291 52 4 29 .327 .730
José Ramírez 330 .288 53 19 75 .368 .944
Myles Straw 311 .212 48 0 14 .306 .573
Steven Kwan 276 .279 39 1 23 .361 .720
Owen Miller 271 .251 36 4 37 .308 .688
Andrés Giménez 253 .296 33 10 44 .357 .835
Franmil Reyes 226 .217 21 8 26 .260 .618
Josh Naylor 223 .274 28 13 47 .328 .835
Austin Hedges 163 .172 14 5 16 .227 .497
Ernie Clement 127 .205 14 0 5 .266 .494

Tigers Players to Watch

  • Javier Baez has 65 hits, which is best among Detroit hitters this season, while batting .216 with 29 extra-base hits.
  • Among all qualified batters in the majors, Baez ranks 140th in batting average, 156th in on-base percentage, and 123rd in slugging percentage.
  • Jonathan Schoop is slugging .315 while driving in 23 runs and batting .212 this season.
  • Schoop is currently 144th in batting average, 157th in on-base percentage and 149th in slugging percentage among all qualified hitters.
  • Miguel Cabrera is slashing .287/.324/.346 this season and leads the Tigers with an OPS of .670.
  • Harold Castro is batting .281 with a .312 OBP and 19 RBI for Detroit this season.

Tigers Batting Stats (2022)

Player AB AVG R HR RBI OBP OPS
Jonathan Schoop 330 .212 31 6 23 .246 .561
Javier Báez 301 .216 30 9 35 .254 .633
Miguel Cabrera 286 .287 19 3 34 .324 .670
Spencer Torkelson 264 .197 25 5 21 .282 .577
Robbie Grossman 244 .205 22 2 19 .311 .586
Jeimer Candelario 241 .191 26 6 23 .259 .570
Willi Castro 205 .254 24 2 16 .288 .639
Harold Castro 196 .281 20 4 19 .312 .725
Tucker Barnhart 169 .207 8 0 9 .268 .511
Eric Haase 157 .242 22 7 20 .298 .731

Guardians vs Tigers Player Props

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