Cleveland Indians at Detroit Tigers - 9/18/20 MLB Picks and Prediction
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Cleveland Indians (26-23) at Detroit Tigers (21-27)
MLB Baseball: Friday, September 18, 2020 at 7:10 pm (Comerica Park)
Zach Plesac (3-2) (2.20) vs. Michael Fulmer (0-2) (9.27)
The Line: Detroit Tigers +166 / Cleveland Indians -180 --- Over/Under: 9 Click Here for the Latest Odds
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The Cleveland Indians and Detroit Tigers face off in an American League Central showdown at Comerica Park On Thursday the Indians were able to come away with a 10-3 victory.
The Indians have really struggled the last week but the offense finally got it going in the last game putting up ten runs. The Indians offense has really struggled but they were able to come away with a victory after scoring ten runs. Jose Ramirez was the star of the show in the last game putting up four hits and four runs. Ramirez has been the best player for the Indians hitting 13 home runs and 32 RBI’s.
On the other side of this matchup is the Tigers who have been terrible this season and coming into this game they have lost five of the last six games. The Tigers offense has been a big issue all season and over the last two games they have scored three runs. Jeimer Canerlaro has been the best offensive player hitting seven home runs and 24 RBI’s.
Zach Plesac will get the start for the Indians and coming into this game he sits with a 3-2 record and an ERA of 2.20. Plesac 's record would be a lot better if he was given more run support, but that hasn't happened often so far this year.
Michael Fulmer will get the start for the Tigers and coming into this game he sits with a 0-2 record and ERA of 9.27.
The Indians are 2-8 in their last ten games. The under is 7-3-1 in the Indian's last 11 games as a favorite. The Tigers are 50-121 in their last 171 games overall.The over is 8-1-1 Fulmer's last ten starts against the Indians. The Indians are 43-9 in their last 52 meetings against the Tigers.
Fulmer has been lit up this season and with the Indians bats having confidence, they are going to have no issue getting the job done in this game. Look for the Tigers to struggle to score and the Indians will win this game on the run line.