The Oakland Athletics (11-18) and the Detroit Tigers (8-20) match up on Tuesday afternoon with the first pitch set for 1:10 p.m. ET. Detroit is listed as the -115 favorite (risk $115 to win $100), while Oakland is set as the -105 underdog. The over-under for total runs expected is set at 6.5 (see up-to-date odds for every game this week on our MLB odds page).
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The model knows Detroit shortstop Javier Baez has tremendous bat speed and can generate significant power in his swing. Baez is an impact hitter and dazzling defender with a terrific arm and great feet. The two-time All-Star has a batting average of .237 with two homers with a team-high 11 RBIs. On May 7, he went 2-for-5 with a double and one run scored.
The model also knows Oakland third baseman Sheldon Neuse has started the season off well. Neuse has a smooth swing and can hit for power. He's shown a newfound ability to consistently produce runs. The 27-year-old leads the team in batting average (.305), on-base percentage (.365), and hits (29). He's recorded a hit in four straight games.
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