The Detroit Tigers (31-31) will host the Milwaukee Brewers (36-26), Friday at 6:40 PM ET, in the opener of a three-game series.

The Tigers (-117 moneyline odds to win) and the Brewers (-102) will take the field in a projected tight contest. The Detroit Tigers will give the start to Reese Olson (1-6, 2.48 ERA), who is looking for win No. 2 on the season, and the Brewers will counter with Tobias Myers (1-2, 5.40 ERA).

The Tigers lost 9-1 to the Rangers Friday, with Joey Wentz (2 2/3 innings, giving up three earned runs on four hits while striking out two) on the line for the loss. Justyn-Henry Malloy went 2-for-3 with a home run and an RBI to lead the Tigers offensively in the defeat.

The Brewers fell to the Phillies 2-0 Friday. Joey Ortiz went 1-for-2, and Aaron Ashby took the loss, throwing five innings, giving up two earned runs on two hits while striking out three.

Here is what you need to get ready for Friday’s Tigers vs. Brewers action, including viewing options.

Detroit Tigers vs. Milwaukee Brewers odds and betting lines

MLB odds courtesy of BetMGM Sportsbook. Odds updated Friday at 3:16 PM ET. For a full list of sports betting odds, access USA TODAY Sports Betting Scores Odds Hub.

  • Favorite: Tigers (-117, bet $117 to win $100)
  • Underdog: Brewers (-102, bet $102 to win $100)
  • Over/under: 8

Tigers vs. Brewers: Live streaming info & game time

  • Game Day: Friday, June 7, 2024
  • Game Time: 6:40 PM ET
  • Stadium: Comerica Park
  • TV Channel: Bally Sports
  • Live Stream: Fubo (Watch for free)

Tigers stats and trends

Tigers betting records

  • This season, the Tigers have been favored 30 times and won 16, or 53.3%, of those games.
  • This season Detroit has won 11 of its 21 games, or 52.4%, when favored by at least -117 on the moneyline.
  • The Tigers have a 53.9% chance to win this game based on the implied probability of the moneyline.
  • Detroit’s games have gone over the total in 34 of its 62 chances.
  • The Tigers are 29-32-0 against the spread in their 61 chances this season.

Reese Olson (Tigers probable starter)

  • Olson gets the start for the Tigers, his 12th of the season. He is 1-6 with a 2.48 ERA and 52 strikeouts in 61 2/3 innings pitched.
  • The righty’s last appearance came on Saturday against the Boston Red Sox, when he threw 5 1/3 innings, surrendering five earned runs while allowing six hits.
  • The 24-year-old has a 2.48 ERA and 7.6 strikeouts per nine innings across 11 games this season, while giving up a batting average of .205 to his opponents.
  • Olson has five quality starts under his belt this season.
  • Olson will try to extend a three-game streak of going five or more innings (he’s averaging 5.6 innings per appearance).
  • He has made four appearances this season in which he did not allow an earned run.
  • He will face a Brewers offense that ranks fifth in MLB with 539 total hits (on a .254 batting average). The team also slugs a collective .408 (seventh in MLB) with 68 total home runs (11th in MLB).

Tigers batting stats

  • The Tigers have hit 58 homers this season, which ranks 23rd in the league.
  • Hitters for Detroit have combined for a team rank of 18th in the majors with a .379 team slugging percentage.
  • The Tigers have a team batting average of .231 this season, which ranks 22nd among MLB teams.
  • Detroit ranks 19th in the majors with 260 total runs scored this season.
  • The Tigers are among the worst in the league at getting on base, ranking 26th with an OBP of .297.
  • Detroit ranks 21st in MLB in strikeouts per game with an average of 8.8 whiffs per contest.

Brewers stats and trends

Brewers betting records

  • The Brewers have won in 17, or 53.1%, of the 32 contests they have been named as odds-on underdogs this year.
  • This season, Milwaukee has come away with a win 15 times in 26 chances when named as an underdog of at least -102 or longer on the moneyline.
  • The moneyline set for this matchup implies the Brewers have a 50.5% chance of coming away with a victory in the contest.
  • Contests with Milwaukee has gone over the total set by sportsbooks in 34 of 62 chances this season.
  • The Brewers have an against the spread mark of 35-26-0 in 61 games with a line this season.

Tobias Myers (Brewers probable starter)

  • Myers makes the start for the Brewers, his seventh of the season. He is 1-2 with a 5.40 ERA and 27 strikeouts through 26 2/3 innings pitched.
  • The righty last appeared on Saturday against the Chicago White Sox, when he tossed 4 1/3 innings, allowing five earned runs while giving up seven hits.
  • The 25-year-old has a 5.40 ERA and 9.1 strikeouts per nine innings over seven games this season, while giving up a batting average of .276 to opposing hitters.
  • Myers has yet to register a quality start this season.
  • Myers has pitched five or more innings in a game two times this season heading into this outing.
  • In one of his seven total appearances this season he has not surrendered an earned run.
  • The opposing Tigers offense has the 18th-ranked slugging percentage (.379) and ranks 23rd in home runs hit (58) in all of MLB. They have a collective .231 batting average, and are 20th in the league with 483 total hits and 19th in MLB play scoring 260 runs.

Brewers batting stats

  • The Brewers rank 11th in baseball with 68 total home runs.
  • This season, Milwaukee ranks seventh in the majors with a .408 slugging percentage.
  • The Brewers are fifth in MLB with a .254 batting average.
  • Milwaukee is the sixth-highest scoring team in MLB, averaging 4.9 runs per game (306 total).
  • The Brewers are third in MLB with an on-base percentage of .330.
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