A's vs. Tigers Game 1 MLB Free Pick

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DETROIT, MI (The Spread) – Game 1 of the 2012 ALDS between the Tigers and the surprising Oakland A’s will start tonight at 6:05PM ET. Which team will take the first game of the series?

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ODDS: According to oddsmakers from online sports book Bovada.lv, the Tigers are –185 money line favorites while the A’s are +175 on the ML. The over/under total, meanwhile, is sitting at 7.5 runs.

LINE MOVEMENT: The Tigers opened as –185 money line favorites and that’s where the line currently sits, although some books have them listed at –187. The A’s have gone from +173 on the ML to +175, however.

PUBLIC BETTING: Of the wagers currently placed on tonight’s game, 65% of public bettors favor the Tigers. These numbers are subject to change, however, so make sure you click on the “Public Betting” link available in this paragraph to get the most up-to-date information.

MLB FREE PICK: Take Detroit. According to latest MLB trends, the Tigers are 8-2 in their last 10 games overall, 4-1 in their last five games during Game 1 of a series, and 6-1 in their last seven games versus a right-handed starter. They’re also 42-11 in Justin Verlander’s last 53 home starts, 45-16 in his last 61 starts as a favorite and 5-2 in his last seven starts versus the AL West. On the other side, the A’s are 0-4 in their last four playoff games, 2-5 in their last seven road playoff games and 2-5 in their last seven postseason contests as an underdog.

2012 ALDS GAME 1 FREE PICK: DETROIT TIGERS –185

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