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Cleveland Guardians Odds

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Next Guardians Game

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vs Cincinnati Reds
Cincinnati
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Thu 5/195:10 PM

Guardians vs Reds Odds

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SpreadTotalMoneyline
CIN
+1.5-190
o8-112
+115
CLE
-1.5+155
u8-107
-134

Cleveland Guardians Team Notes

Pitching

Guardians relief pitchers have allowed an OPS of just .490 (88 PA's) against right-handed batters this season -- 2nd best in MLB; League Avg: .650.

Hitting

Guardians hitters are slugging .382 on pitches out of the zone this season -- best in MLB; League Avg: .196.
Guardians hitters have an OPS of .830 (254 PA's) against RHP this season -- best in MLB; League Avg: .693.
Guardians hitters have pulled just 40% of balls they've put into play against RHP this season -- 2nd lowest in MLB; League Avg: 46%.
The Guardians are batting .455 when facing the starting pitcher for the 3rd time in a game this season -- 2nd best in MLB; League Avg: .287.

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Guardians Injuries

All MLB Injuries
  • Josh Naylor

    IF

    Josh Naylor placed on the COVID-related IL

    Out

  • James Karinchak

    P

    Karinchak is out with shoulder

    Out

  • Carlos Vargas

    P

    Vargas is out with elbow

    Out

  • Cody Morris

    P

    Morris is out with shoulder

    Out

Guardians 2022 Schedule & Betting Odds

dateopponentscorespreadover/undermoneyline
May 21stDET----
May 20thDET-+1.5U 8-107
May 19thCIN-1.5U 8-134
May 18thCIN--1.5 LU 8CIN -134
May 17thCINL 4-5-1.5 LO 8CIN -159
May 15th@MINL 1-3+1.5 LU 7.5MIN +124
May 14th@MINW 3-2-1.5 LU 8.5CLE -135
May 14th@MINL 8-12+1.5 LO 8.5MIN +143
May 11th@CWS-+1.5 WU 8.5CWS +111
May 11th@CWSL 1-4+1.5 LU 8.5CWS +164

Cleveland gets to reboot its franchise with their first name change in over a century. Now as the Guardians, they’ll try to get back into the playoff picture with the help of Jose Ramirez and Shane Bieber on the roster.

Last season saw Cleveland finish with their first losing record since 2012, which is certainly in part thanks to their own trade of Francisco Lindor to the NY Mets. Where do they go from here as they start a new chapter in the team’s history?

See all of the Guardians odds, as well their win total, championship odds, and much more.

Betting on the Cleveland Guardians

Guardians Spread (Run Line)

When betting on baseball, you’ll be faced with three standard options: the moneyline, over/under and run line.

The run line is a bet on the margin of victory, like a point spread. But because baseball is low scoring, the spread will almost always be -1.5 for the favorite and +1.5 for the underdog. The payouts for each will just be adjusted based on each team’s strength.

Here’s a brief example of a run line for a hypothetical Guardians game:

  • St. Louis Cardinals (+1.5)
  • Cleveland Guardians (-1.5)

As shown above, the Guardians are favored by 1.5 runs against the Cardinals; the minus sign (-) indicates Cleveland is the favorite, while a plus sign (+) is used to denote the underdog. Bettors who wanted to back Cleveland here would be “laying” those 1.5 runs, meaning for their bets to cash the Guardians would need to win by two runs or more. Bettors who selected the Cardinals +1.5 would win if St. Louis won outright or kept a loss to 1 run.

The Guardians were 88-74 on run lines in 2021, covering 54.3 percent of the time – the fifth best mark in the league.

Guardians Moneylines

Many first time bettors are wary of run line bets, especially when riding with the hometown team. In that case, moneyline wagers are often seen as the safer way to go. A moneyline bet is a bet on who wins the game -- no run line involved.

Let’s use the same example from before to understand the moneyline better:

  • St. Louis Cardinals +150
  • Cleveland Guardians -180

Just as with run lines, the minus sign (-) signifies a team is favored, while the plus sign (+) means a team is the underdog. The moneyline odds, written in American odds format here, indicate how big or small a favorite that team is, written in increments of $100. For example, to win $100 on the Guardians, a bettor would need to risk $180. On the flip side, a $100 bet on the Cardinals would net $150 if they pulled the upset.

The Guardians went 80-82 in 2021, putting them in second place in the AL Central and in the middle of the pack among the rest of the league.

Odds can differ from sportsbook to sportsbook, so always make sure you shop for the best line with The Action Network app.

Guardians Over/Unders

Betting on a team to win or cover a run line isn’t the only type of wager allowed on MLB games. Almost all sportsbooks will offer a total on the game, also known as an over/under. This bet is not on the winner of the contest, but on the number of runs the two teams will combine to score; sportsbooks hang a number, and bettors can wager either over or under that total.

If the number for our hypothetical Guardians-Cardinals matchup was 8 runs, over bettors would require 9 points or more to cash their tickets, while those who bet the under would need 7 or fewer runs. If the two teams scored exactly 8 runs between them, that bet would push and all wagers would be refunded.

Guardians totals in 2021 were the sixth best in the league when betting the over, hitting at a 85-72-5 clip.

Guardians Props

Some bettors find more entertainment and success betting on more specific outcomes than the result of the game. Prop bets cover a wide market of wagers on player stats, discrete in-game events, and any style of yes/no question. Many props are bets on specific players and their performance, such as betting Jose Ramirez over 1.5 hits on a given night, or betting that Shane Bieber will strike out over 9.5 batters. Some props can be shorter term, such as betting on the number of runs scored in the first five innings or who will hit a home run. Offerings tend to vary depending on the sportsbook, so use our sportsbook reviews to find the best bet for you.

Guardians Futures

Expectations are rising right now in Cleveland, so bettors will have to shop for the best line to get good odds on Guardians futures bets. Futures are bets that focus on long term outcomes, like the Guardians to win the AL Central, win the American League Pennant, win the World Series, or even individual awards like winning league MVP.

How to Bet on the Cleveland Guardians

Online sports betting is not currently legal in the state of Ohio. There is currently legislation making its way through the state's House, which is expected to pass. This will make legalized sports betting in Ohio legal by no later than January 1, 2023.

If you’re able to get to a state where online betting is legal, The Action Network has partnerships with several sportsbooks that give you exclusive access to great promotions if you are located within the state. Here are a few great options to choose from:

Caesars Sportsbook Promo Code

New users can get a $1,500 deposit match bonus playing with Caesars when they register using the code ACTIONCZR. Deposit now to bet on the Cleveland Guardians in the 2022 season.

PointsBet Promo Code

PointsBet has partnered with the Action Network to give new users an astounding $2,200 in risk-free bets when they register with the promo code ACTION2K1.

PrizePicks Promo Code

If you're looking for a different type of action, PrizePicks is a great option for daily fantasy sports. PrizePicks is among the most simple and exciting DFS games in North America because users just have to place their bets, pick their favorite players, and choose over/under totals for a chance to win cash. New users can claim a deposit match on up to $100. Sign up for the PrizePicks app using the promo code ACTION.

Frequently Asked Questions
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Next Guardians Game

Game Details
vs Cincinnati Reds
Cincinnati
location pin
Thu 5/195:10 PM

Guardians vs Reds Odds

More Odds
SpreadTotalMoneyline
CIN
+1.5-190
o8-112
+115
CLE
-1.5+155
u8-107
-134

Guardians Injuries

All MLB Injuries
  • Josh Naylor

    IF

    Josh Naylor placed on the COVID-related IL

    Out

  • James Karinchak

    P

    Karinchak is out with shoulder

    Out

  • Carlos Vargas

    P

    Vargas is out with elbow

    Out

  • Cody Morris

    P

    Morris is out with shoulder

    Out

Cleveland gets to reboot its franchise with their first name change in over a century. Now as the Guardians, they’ll try to get back into the playoff picture with the help of Jose Ramirez and Shane Bieber on the roster.

Last season saw Cleveland finish with their first losing record since 2012, which is certainly in part thanks to their own trade of Francisco Lindor to the NY Mets. Where do they go from here as they start a new chapter in the team’s history?

See all of the Guardians odds, as well their win total, championship odds, and much more.

Betting on the Cleveland Guardians

Guardians Spread (Run Line)

When betting on baseball, you’ll be faced with three standard options: the moneyline, over/under and run line.

The run line is a bet on the margin of victory, like a point spread. But because baseball is low scoring, the spread will almost always be -1.5 for the favorite and +1.5 for the underdog. The payouts for each will just be adjusted based on each team’s strength.

Here’s a brief example of a run line for a hypothetical Guardians game:

  • St. Louis Cardinals (+1.5)
  • Cleveland Guardians (-1.5)

As shown above, the Guardians are favored by 1.5 runs against the Cardinals; the minus sign (-) indicates Cleveland is the favorite, while a plus sign (+) is used to denote the underdog. Bettors who wanted to back Cleveland here would be “laying” those 1.5 runs, meaning for their bets to cash the Guardians would need to win by two runs or more. Bettors who selected the Cardinals +1.5 would win if St. Louis won outright or kept a loss to 1 run.

The Guardians were 88-74 on run lines in 2021, covering 54.3 percent of the time – the fifth best mark in the league.

Guardians Moneylines

Many first time bettors are wary of run line bets, especially when riding with the hometown team. In that case, moneyline wagers are often seen as the safer way to go. A moneyline bet is a bet on who wins the game -- no run line involved.

Let’s use the same example from before to understand the moneyline better:

  • St. Louis Cardinals +150
  • Cleveland Guardians -180

Just as with run lines, the minus sign (-) signifies a team is favored, while the plus sign (+) means a team is the underdog. The moneyline odds, written in American odds format here, indicate how big or small a favorite that team is, written in increments of $100. For example, to win $100 on the Guardians, a bettor would need to risk $180. On the flip side, a $100 bet on the Cardinals would net $150 if they pulled the upset.

The Guardians went 80-82 in 2021, putting them in second place in the AL Central and in the middle of the pack among the rest of the league.

Odds can differ from sportsbook to sportsbook, so always make sure you shop for the best line with The Action Network app.

Guardians Over/Unders

Betting on a team to win or cover a run line isn’t the only type of wager allowed on MLB games. Almost all sportsbooks will offer a total on the game, also known as an over/under. This bet is not on the winner of the contest, but on the number of runs the two teams will combine to score; sportsbooks hang a number, and bettors can wager either over or under that total.

If the number for our hypothetical Guardians-Cardinals matchup was 8 runs, over bettors would require 9 points or more to cash their tickets, while those who bet the under would need 7 or fewer runs. If the two teams scored exactly 8 runs between them, that bet would push and all wagers would be refunded.

Guardians totals in 2021 were the sixth best in the league when betting the over, hitting at a 85-72-5 clip.

Guardians Props

Some bettors find more entertainment and success betting on more specific outcomes than the result of the game. Prop bets cover a wide market of wagers on player stats, discrete in-game events, and any style of yes/no question. Many props are bets on specific players and their performance, such as betting Jose Ramirez over 1.5 hits on a given night, or betting that Shane Bieber will strike out over 9.5 batters. Some props can be shorter term, such as betting on the number of runs scored in the first five innings or who will hit a home run. Offerings tend to vary depending on the sportsbook, so use our sportsbook reviews to find the best bet for you.

Guardians Futures

Expectations are rising right now in Cleveland, so bettors will have to shop for the best line to get good odds on Guardians futures bets. Futures are bets that focus on long term outcomes, like the Guardians to win the AL Central, win the American League Pennant, win the World Series, or even individual awards like winning league MVP.

How to Bet on the Cleveland Guardians

Online sports betting is not currently legal in the state of Ohio. There is currently legislation making its way through the state's House, which is expected to pass. This will make legalized sports betting in Ohio legal by no later than January 1, 2023.

If you’re able to get to a state where online betting is legal, The Action Network has partnerships with several sportsbooks that give you exclusive access to great promotions if you are located within the state. Here are a few great options to choose from:

Caesars Sportsbook Promo Code

New users can get a $1,500 deposit match bonus playing with Caesars when they register using the code ACTIONCZR. Deposit now to bet on the Cleveland Guardians in the 2022 season.

PointsBet Promo Code

PointsBet has partnered with the Action Network to give new users an astounding $2,200 in risk-free bets when they register with the promo code ACTION2K1.

PrizePicks Promo Code

If you're looking for a different type of action, PrizePicks is a great option for daily fantasy sports. PrizePicks is among the most simple and exciting DFS games in North America because users just have to place their bets, pick their favorite players, and choose over/under totals for a chance to win cash. New users can claim a deposit match on up to $100. Sign up for the PrizePicks app using the promo code ACTION.

Frequently Asked Questions
How many World Series titles have the Cleveland Guardians won?
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What are the 2022 World Series odds for the Cleveland Guardians?
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Why did the Cleveland Indians change their name to the Guardians?
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What sportsbooks are available in Ohio?
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Who is the manager of the Cleveland Guardians?
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