Written and authored by Major League Baseball Expert Analyst Bobby Wallace. Charliessports.com produces for MLB news and notes. MLB Premium Picks are winning at a remarkable rate and will continue through the 2016 World Series. The (14-10) Detroit Tigers of the American League Central Division will be in the Northeast section of the “BUCKEYE STATE”. For game-one of a three-day set. Detroit will play the (10-12) Cleveland Indians also of the AL Central in 2016 Major League Baseball action. The teams will play at Progressive Field in Cleveland, Ohio. Game time is at 6:10 PM EST. On Tuesday, May 3, 2016. The Best Sports Handicapper believes the Detroit Tigers are going to compete for a postseason spot. The Tigers have been dominant in the American League over the past five years. Detroit got let out the last season. The Cleveland Indians have been knocking on the door and are ready to become relevant. The opening line has the Detroit Tigers as a -115 Road Underdog Against The Spread. The Betting Odds Total are 8 for Tuesday’s game.
The Detroit Tigers are on a five-game winning streak.
Detroit is coming off of a weekend sweep over Minnesota in the “TWIN CITIES”.
The Tigers are second In the division, three games behind the first-place “CHISOX”. The team is 9-4 away from the “MOTOR CITY” through the first month of the 2016 MLB season.
The Tigers return home for three games hosting Texas on Friday, May, 6th. Designated Hitter Victor Martinez leads the batting order with 18 RBI’S and has a .409 on-base percentage.
Second Baseman Ian Kinsler has a team-best thirty-one hits. Starting Pitcher Jordan Zimmermann leads the rotation with five victories and a .055 ERA. Relief Pitcher Francisco Rodriguez has even saved to his credit.
The Detroit Tigers will have the Right Handed Justin Verlander, who is 2-2 with a (5.46) era on the pitcher mound. The 6’5″ 225 pound Old Dominion University alumni went 6.1 innings, giving up five hits and three runs in a 9-4 home victory over Oakland on April 27th.
The Detroit Tigers are listed at +2,200 to win the 2016 World Series Title.
The 2016 Cleveland Indians recently dropped three in a row at Philadelphia in an interleague series.
Cleveland is fourth in the AL Central, six games out of first place. Cleveland is 3-5 this season in the “ROCK AND ROLL HALL OF FAME CITY”.
Cleveland will host Kansas City starting on May 6th for three games. Shortstop Francisco Lindor is the team leader at the plate in home runs, batting average, and on-base percentage.
Second Baseman Jason Kipnis is tops on the roster with thirteen RBI’S. Starting Pitcher Corey Kluber has a rotation best thirty-five strikeouts.
Notable Injuries: First Baseman Mike Napoli is questionable Tuesday with a neck injury. Cleveland is 1-7 their last eight on Tuesday’s.
Cleveland will send Right Hander Josh Tomlin. Who, is 3-0 with a 3.18 ERA to the hill for game one. The Tyler, Texas product pitched 5.1 innings, giving up six hits and five runs in a 6-5 road win over Minnesota April 27th.
Bovada.Lv lists the Cleveland Indians at +1,600 to win the 2016 American League Crown.
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