Tigers vs. A's Game 5 Free Pick

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OAKLAND, CA (ATS Consultants) – This is the fifth game of the American League Division Series. Oakland has won two straight at home to even the series at 2-2. Justin Verlander takes the mound for the Tigers against Jarrod Parker for the Athletics. The opening pitch starts at 9:35pmET from Oakland-Alameda Coliseum.

ODDS: The oddsmakers have installed the Tigers as a -135 favorite over the Athletics. The total is 6.5 in most books. The Tigers come in with a 90-76 record and are 68-88 Under, while the Athletics are 96-70 overall and are 71-88 Under.

LINE MOVEMENT: The Tigers opened as a -148 favorite and moved to -135 in most
books. The total started at 6.5 and remained there.

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PUBLIC BETTING: Of the wagers currently placed on tonight’s game, 59% 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 the. According to the latest MLB trends, Detroit is 10-4 in their last 14 overall,  9-4 in their last 13 Thursday games,  8-2 in Verlander's last 10 Thursday starts, 46-16 in Verlander's last 62 starts asa favorite,  20-7 in Verlander's last 27 starts after throwing more than 120 pitches in his last appearance and are 44-17 in Verlander's last 61 startson grass. Oakland is 3-8 in their last 11 home games with the total set at6.5 or lower, 0-5 in Parker's last 5 starts with the total set at 6.5 or lower and are 0-4 in Parkers last 4 home starts with the total set at 6.5 or lower. This is it. Detroit blew a 2-0 lead and a 3-1 lead in the ninth, as Jose Valverde allowed three runs in the ninth to give the A's a miraculous 4-3 win. But the Tigers probably won't go with Valverde tonight because Verlander can go 9 or more innings. He's the best pitcher in the game,defeated the A's 3-1 in the opener and has a 1.23 ERA in his last three starts. Parker isn't a bad pitcher, but he's facing the best in the game.

2012 MLB POSTSEASON ALDS GAME 5 FREE PICK: DETROIT TIGERS -135

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