Start time from Detroit is scheduled for 7PM Eastern Time with national television coverage provided by the MLB package.
The home team Detroit Tigers is favored by -200 odds with the return on the Cleveland Indians lined at +170 odds. The run total is set at 9 runs.
It will be Ubaldo Jimenez taking the mound on Saturday as he makes his 22nd start of the year. The Cleveland righty starter is 8-10 with an ERA of 5.08 and WHIP of 1.59. His last assignment was on July 29th and took the loss as the Indians dropped a 5-1 road decision to the Minnesota Twins as a +103 underdog. Jimenez allowed five earned runs and six hits in 6 1/3rd innings.
The Detroit Tigers will send Doug Fister to the hill to face the Indians hitting lineup. The Tigers right hander is 5-7 in 15 starts with an ERA of 3.77 and WHIP of 1.26. He last worked on July 29th and earned the win as the Tigers beat the Blue Jays 4-1 as a -135 road favorite. Fister allowed one earned run with seven hits and seven strikeouts in eight innings pitched.
In the series finale on Sunday it will be Max Scherzer on the mound for Detroit as he will oppose Chris Seddon for Cleveland.
Game one of this series went to the side of the Tigers as they earn the 10-2 home blowout win against the Indians as a -163 odds favorite. The total went over nine runs.
Trend: The Under is 6-2 in Jimenez past eight starts