Written and authored by Major League Baseball Expert Analyst Charlie McDougall. Charliessports.com produces it for Baseball news and notes. The teams will play on Friday May 15th, 2015. At 8:15 PM EST.
The (21-14) Detroit Tigers of the American League Central Division travel to the “SHOW ME STATE” for a three-game Interleague series. Detroit will take on the (24-10) St.Louis Cardinals of the National League Central in 2015 MLB action. The teams will play at Busch Stadium in downtown St.Louis, Missouri. The Best Sports Handicapper believes the Detroit Tigers are one of the elite team in all of baseball. St.Louis is right on par with Detroit. The Interleague matchup could be a preview of the 2015 World Series. The opening betting line has Detroit as a +115 road underdog; the betting total is at eight runs for Friday’s game.
The 2015 Detroit Tigers have lost three of their last five baseball contests. Detroit beat Minnesota 13-1 in a matinee on May 14th. Detroit is second in the AL Central, one game behind Kansas City. The Tigers are 10-6 on the road so far in the 2015 MLB season. All-Star First Baseman Miguel Cabrera is the team leader hitting the ball. The Slugger has a .328 batting average, eight home runs, twenty-six RBI’S and a .437 on-base percentage. Second Baseman Ian Kinsler has a team leading forty-three hits. The Tigers return the “MOTOR CITY” for a homestand on May 18th. Designated Hitter Victor Martinez is questionable Friday with an undisclosed illness. The betting odds over the total are 8-2 Detroit last ten on Friday’s. The Detroit Tigers are 5-5 their last ten 2015 MLB Predictions overall, going over the betting odds total three times and staying under the betting odds total seven. Detroit will have the Right Handed Shane Greene, who is (3-2) with a 4.71 ERA to the mound for game 1 of the series. The Clermont, Florida native went eight innings, giving up four hits and a run in a 2-1 loss in Kansas City on May 10th. Bovada.Lv has the Detroit Tigers at 10/1 to win the 2015 MLB World Series Title.
The 2015 St.Louis Cardinals have lost three of their last five. The Cardinals beat Cleveland 2-1 in the final of the mid-week interleague series. St.Louis is in first in the Division and has a five-game lead over the second-place Chicago Cubs. The “REDBIRDS” have been awesome at home; they are 14-3. Third Baseman Matt Carpenter and Left Fielder Matt Holliday lead the team on offense. Center Fielder Jon Jay is on the 15-day disabled list with a wrist injury. St.Louis is hitting .269 as a team. Cardinals pitching allows the opposition a .347 slugging percentage. St.Louis is 39-13 their last fifty-two as a betting odds favorite. The St.Louis Cardinals are 6-4 their last ten overall, going over the betting odds total six times and staying under the betting odds total four. The Right Handed Carlos Martinez, who is (3-1) with a 4.89 ERA, will be on the hill for game 1 of the series. The 6’0″ 185 pounder went 5.1 innings, allowing seven hits and seven runs his last start on May 9th, a 7-5 loss in Pittsburgh. The St.Louis Cardinals are 6/1 to win the 2015 MLB National League Championship.