Tigers vs Guardians Showdown, May 6, 2024: Viewing Details, Betting Odds, and Expert Predictions

As the Detroit Tigers set foot in Progressive Field for a pivotal matchup with the Cleveland Guardians, their quest for redemption is evident. After a disheartening sweep at the hands of the New York Yankees, the Tigers hold an 18-15 record and are fiercely determined to climb back up in the AL Central rankings.

The Guardians, with a record of 21-12, aim to strengthen their position against the Tigers. The game on May 6th will be a critical test for both teams.

How to Watch Detroit Tigers vs Guardians

Tune in live at 7:10 PM ET to catch all the action exclusively on Bally Sports Detroit. Stream the game seamlessly on ESPN+ (MLB Game of the Day). Tune your radio dial to 97.1 The Ticket for live commentary and analysis. Whether you’re at home or on the go, make sure you’re plugged into the excitement!

Detroit Tigers (18-16) vs Cleveland Guardians (22-12)

When: Monday, May 6, 2024

Where: Progressive Field (Cleveland, OH)

Channel: Bally Sports Detroit

Stream: ESPN+

Listen: Local radio

Time: 7:10 p.m. ET

Tigers vs Guardians Betting Odds

Entering the game, the Detroit Tigers are pegged as underdogs with a +102 money line, while the Cleveland Guardians hold the favored position at -120. The over/under for this matchup is set at 7.5 runs, with betting trends hinting at a lower-scoring game, especially considering Detroit’s solid pitching. For the latest odds, check PickDawgz.

Detroit Tigers vs Cleveland Guardians Predictions

Jack Flaherty Tigers vs Guardians

Despite coming off a tough series, the Tigers are poised to leverage their fifth-ranked pitching bullpen to control the Guardians’ hitters. Detroit’s starter, Jack Flaherty, with an ERA of 4.00, faces Cleveland’s Triston McKenzie, who has shown some inconsistency this season. With the Tigers’ strong defensive skills and potential for an upset, the prediction leans towards a strategic, low-scoring victory for Detroit.


This game is not just about league standings; it’s also a spotlight for player achievements. Detroit’s Jack Flaherty is making strides in the strikeout rankings, while Cleveland’s Steven Kwan is impressing with a .353 batting average. With both teams displaying significant strengths, this game promises to be a dynamic display of talent and strategy.

Mark your calendars for May 6, 2024, for what promises to be a riveting showdown at Progressive Field.

Written by Jeff Bilbrey

Founder of Detroit Sports Nation - Jeff Bilbrey manages the day to day operations of Detroit Sports Nation as well as all content delivery systems, ad networks and social platforms. Email him at [email protected]

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