15* Tigers/Mariners AL Late-Night BAILOUT on Detroit -130
Detroit vs. Seattle,
05/07/2012 22:10 EDT,
Score: 2 - 3
Money Line: -130 Detroit
Doug Fister returns from the disabled list tonight to take on his former team in the Seattle Mariners. The Detroit Tigers have a big edge on the mound with Fister tonight, plus they have a much stronger line-up. I have them taking Game 1 of this series with room to spare.
Detroit is going to be highly motivated heading into this one after getting swept by Seattle at Comerica Park last month. Fister went 8-1 with a 1.79 ERA and 0.839 WHIP in 11 starts last season for Detroit after getting traded from the Mariners before the deadline.
Blake Beavan is off to a slow start for Seattle, going 1-3 with a 4.45 ERA through five starts this season. He gave up 5 earned runs and two homers over 5 1/3 innings in a 4-5 loss to the Tampa Bay Rays last time out.
The Tigers are 19-2 against the money line as a road favorite of -125 or more over the last 2 seasons. The Tigers are 10-1 in Fister's last 11 starts. The Mariners are 25-59 in their last 84 games as an underdog. Take Detroit Monday.