An American League Central matchup has the Detroit Tigers (43-73) traveling to Progressive Field as they face the Cleveland Guardians (61-53) in a doubleheader on Monday afternoon. The Guardians sit in first place in division standings, while Detroit is in last place. Cleveland looks to keep the momentum up after it has won seven of its last eight games.

The first pitch is set for 3:10 p.m. ET from Cleveland. Caesars Sportsbook lists Cleveland at -235 on the money line (risk $235 to win $100) in the latest Tigers vs. Guardians odds from Caesars Sportsbook. The over-under for total runs scored is 7.5. Before making any Guardians vs. Tigers picks, be sure to check out the latest MLB predictions and betting advice from the SportsLine Projection Model.

The SportsLine Projection Model simulates every MLB game 10,000 times, and it is a 300-260 on top-rated MLB money-line picks since the start of the 2021 season. This is the same model that pegged the 2021 Atlanta Braves at 10-1 as one of three best bets to win it all last season. Anybody who has followed it has seen profitable returns.

Now, the model has set its sights on Tigers vs. Guardians and revealed its coveted picks and predictions. You can head to SportsLine to see all of the model's MLB picks. Here are several MLB odds and trends for Guardians vs. Tigers:

  • Tigers vs. Guardians money line: Cleveland -235, Detroit +192
  • Tigers vs. Guardians run-line: Detroit +1.5 (-115)
  • Tigers vs. Guardians over-under: 7.5 runs
  • DET: The Tigers have lost seven straight games and 10 of their last 11 overall
  • CLE: The Guardians have a 20-8 record as a home favorite
  • Tigers vs. Guardians picks: See picks at SportsLine
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Why you should back the Guardians

Second baseman Andres Gimenez is a versatile playmaker for the Guardians. Gimenez offers elite range defensively, has a reliable glove, can can deliver accurate darts across the diamond. The 23-year-old also has an electric bat with power to all parts of the field as he's sixth in the league in batting average (.307) with 12 home runs and 51 RBI. In his last game on Saturday, he had two hits, two walks, stole a base and drove one run in.

First baseman Owen Miller is an athletic defender who moves smoothly on the field. Miller's glove is sound and he offers positional versatility with the added ability to play second and third base. The 25-year-old is able to make consistent contact due to his sure hands, and Miller is batting .243 with five home runs and 43 RBI. On Aug. 14, he went 2-for-4 with two doubles. 

Why you should back the Tigers

Shortstop Javier Baez has an explosive bat that can push the ball anywhere on the field. Baez's bat speed is terrific with solid pitch recognition skills. On the field, the 29-year-old displays a strong throwing arm with a smooth glove. He's first on the team in home runs (11) and RBI (45), and Baez has recorded two-plus hits in three of his last four games.

Second baseman Jonathan Schoop is a fellow infielder who can make an impact. Schoop has showcased his smooth defensive talent with a precise arm. The 30-year-old has also found success on the base paths versus Cleveland as four of his five stolen bases have come against the Guardians. Schoop has eight dingers, 32 RBI and has belted two doubles over his past four matchups.

How to make Tigers vs. Guardians picks

SportsLine's model is leaning over on the total, projecting 7.6 combined runs. It also says one side of the money line has all the value. You can only get the model's MLB picks at SportsLine.

So who wins Guardians vs. Tigers? And which side has all the value? Visit SportsLine now to see which side you need to jump on, all from the model that has crushed its MLB picks, and find out.