Predictions for Guardians vs. Tigers: Score Projection, Over/Under Pick & Odds – July 9

Tuesday’s contest between the Cleveland Guardians (56-33) and the Detroit Tigers (43-48) at Comerica Park has a good chance to be a tight matchup, as our computer prediction projects a final score of 6-5, with the Guardians securing the victory. Game time is at 6:40 PM ET on July 9.

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Guardians vs. Tigers Matchup Info

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Guardians vs. Tigers Predictions

  • Score Prediction: Guardians 6, Tigers 5
  • Total Prediction: Over 8.5 runs

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Guardians vs. Tigers Betting Lines

Guardians vs Tigers Betting Information
Favorite Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Total Over Total Odds Under Total Odds
Guardians -135 +114 8.5 -110 -110

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Guardians Betting Insights

  • Cleveland has come away with 40 wins in the 59 contests it has been listed as the favorite in this season.
  • This season, the Guardians have come away with a win 19 times in 33 chances when named as a favorite of at least -135 or shorter on the moneyline.
  • Cleveland and its opponents have hit the over in 44 of 89 games with a total set by oddsmakers this season.
  • The Guardians went 6-4 over the 10 games in which they were moneyline favorites in their past 15 matchups.
  • In its past 15 outings (all had set totals), Cleveland combined with its opponents to hit the over on the run total nine times.

Tigers Betting Insights

  • Detroit is 23-27 in games it was listed as the moneyline underdog (winning 46% of those games).
  • When they have played as a moneyline underdog with odds of +114 or longer, the Tigers have gone 10-15 (40%).
  • In the 90 games oddsmakers have set an over/under for Detroit, it has combined with opponents to go over the total 48 times (48-39-3).
  • The Tigers have played as underdogs in 10 of their past 15 games and won six of those contests.
  • Detroit and its opponents have combined to hit the over seven times in its past 15 games with a total.

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Guardians vs. Tigers Probable Pitchers

Guardians’ Starting Pitcher: Ben Lively

  • The 32-year-old has pitched in 14 games this season with a 3.14 ERA and 7.8 strikeouts per nine innings with a batting average against of .238.
  • When Ben Lively starts a game and his team is the favorite on the moneyline, they have a record of 8-2.
  • Lively’s team has won nine of his 14 starts this season.
  • Games Lively has started this season hit the over four times in 14 chances.

Tigers’ Starting Pitcher: Kenta Maeda

  • During 15 games this season, the 36-year-old has put up a 6.71 ERA and 6.9 strikeouts per nine innings, while giving up a batting average of .294 to his opponents.
  • The Tigers have a 4-6 record in Maeda’s 10 starts this season when they were the underdog on the moneyline.
  • Maeda’s team has won five of his 15 starts.
  • Maeda’s starts with a set total this season have hit the over in eight of 15 contests.

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Guardians’ 2024 Performance

Split Record
Overall 56-33
Home 30-11
Road 26-22
One-Run Games 16-11
Scoring 5+ Runs 42-6

Tigers’ 2024 Performance

Split Record
Overall 43-48
Home 20-22
Road 23-26
One-Run Games 15-14
Scoring 5+ Runs 30-5

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