Tigers vs. A's Free Pick
ODDS: According to oddsmakers from online sports book Bovada.lv, the A’s are -107 money line favorites over the Tigers, who are -101 on the ML. With Justin Verlander set to face Sonny Gray in the pitching matchup, the over/under total is currently sitting at 6.5 runs.
LINE MOVEMENT: The Tigers opened as -110 money line favorites but their odds have dropped to -101, while the A’s odds have gone from +102 down to -107.
PUBLIC BETTING: Of the current wagers placed on tonight’s game, 69% of the betting public currently favors Detroit. This information is subject to change, however, so make sure you click on the link provided for the most updated numbers.
MLB FREE PICK: Take the over. According to latest MLB trends, the over is 8-2 in the last 10 meetings between these two teams and 4-1 in Gray’s last five starts following a quality start in his last appearance. The over is also 5-0 in the A’s last five games as a home favorite, 7-1 in their last eight games as a favorite and 13-3-1 in their last 17 games versus AL Central opponents. On the other side, the over is 4-0 in the Tigers’ last four games after scoring five runs or more in their previous game, 7-1 in their last eight games on Thursdays, and 5-0 in Verlander’s last five Thursday starts.
2013 ALDS GAME 5 FREE PICK: TIGERS/A’S OVER 6.5