MLB Picks: Philadelphia Phillies vs. Detroit Tigers
The Philadelphia Phillies are 5-2 in their last seven games as road underdogs of plus-110 to plus-150, which is important to consider when making your MLB picks Friday, as they face off with the Detroit Tigers at Comerica Park.
Courtesy of SBR Forum, the Phillies are plus-140 underdogs in the pro baseball odds, with the betting total sitting at eight in the market.
Let's take a closer look at this interleague matchup from a betting perspective while offering up a prediction along the way.
The Philadelphia Phillies have lost their last five games, including a 3-1 setback to the St. Louis Cardinals as plus-165 road underdogs on Thursday.
Phillies starting pitcher Cole Hamels is 3-4 with a 5.77 ERA in nine road starts against American League opponents in his career.
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The Detroit Tigers return home after a 4-3 road trip, which ended with a 7-4 defeat to the Chicago White Sox as minus-144 favorites on Thursday.
Tigers starting pitcher Doug Fister is 8-5 with a 3.90 ERA in 20 starts this season.
I'm going to recommend that readers back the Philadelphia Phillies, as the Detroit Tigers have lost five of their last six interleague games as a betting favorite.
MLB Pick: Philadelphia Phillies plus-140
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