Baseball odds preview - Detroit vs. New York
Detroit Tigers vs New York Yankees Odds
Baseball bettors look for value at Yankee Stadium on Sunday as host New York battles the Detroit Tigers in baseball odds action.
The Yankees will rely on Freddy Garcia to turn in a quality outing on the mound in this one, while Max Scherzer will be his counterpart for the Tigers. Freddy Garcia is 12-8 this season, and Max Scherzer is 15-9.
The MLB Power Rankings show a disparity between these teams, with the Yankees rated this week at No. 2 and the Tigers sitting at No. 6.
How They Match Up:
When it comes to getting on base, the visiting Tigers rank No. 4 in the American League at 9.5 hits per game. That compares with New York’s No. 5 ranking in that category.
New York owns the American League's No. 3 defense, allowing 4.1 men per game to cross the plate. That contrasts with Detroit's American League No. 8-rated defense.
Detroit Tigers Trends:
When playing on Sunday are 6-4
Before playing NY Yankees are 4-6
After playing NY Yankees are 5-5
After a loss are 9-1
New York Yankees Trends:
When playing on Sunday are 7-3
Before playing Detroit are 6-4
After playing Detroit are 5-5
After a win are 6-4
A few Tigers at Yankees trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Detroit's last 5 games when playing on the road against NY Yankees
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Detroit's last 6 games
Detroit is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Detroit's last 5 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 5 of NY Yankees' last 5 games when playing at home against Detroit
NY Yankees are 6-1 SU in their last 7 games when playing at home against Detroit
NY Yankees are 13-3 SU in their last 16 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 4 of NY Yankees' last 5 games at home
Detroit home to NY Yankees, Monday, October 3