New York Yankees Host Detroit Tigers in MLB Baseball Betting Action

Detroit Tigers

vs

New York Yankees
Thursday, August 07, 2014 1:05 PM ET
Yankee Stadium

The New York Yankees will look to improve on a 59-54 record when they take on the Detroit Tigers, a key part of the MLB betting odds line up on Thursday.

The New York Yankees will turn to Shane Greene and his 2-1 record as they look for a win in this one, while the Detroit Tigers send Rick Porcello (13-5) to the hill.

Detroit Tigers vs New York Yankees Opening Odds and Betting Line

Sportsbooks such as Bovada had installed the New York Yankees as 116 moneyline underdogs in this particular MLB betting odds matchup. The total, meanwhile, was set early at 8.5 before betting at 5Dimes started to move the line.

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Computer Prediction: Detroit Tigers vs New York Yankees Pick

Odds Shark computer prediction handicapping models run on this game pick a 4.7-4.1 victory for the Tigers. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming MLB matchups here.

Detroit Tigers vs New York Yankees Odds and Stats.

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The New York Yankees sport a record of 59-54 heading into this matchup, while the Detroit Tigers sit at 62-49 on the season Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and New York vs Detroit injuries news.

The New York Yankees vs Detroit Tigers odds would favor the Yankees if the betting lines were set according to our power ranks. New York is rated No. 10 in the current Odds Shark poll, while Detroit is at No. 15.

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How Detroit Tigers vs New York Yankees Stats Matchup

The game also pits New York Yankees No. 16-rated offense, averaging 4.04 runs per game, against a Detroit Tigers defense that ranks No. 17 at 4.23 in runs allowed per game. The New York Yankees have averaged 8.65 hits per game so far, less than Detroit Tigers batters have averaged on the year (9.44 hits per game).

Comparing defensive stats, Detroit owns the No. 9-rated road mark, allowing 3.74 runs per game on the highway. New York, on the other hand, rates No. 26 in scoring at home.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Detroit was a 5-1 loser in its last match on the road against the Yankees. They lost as +103 underdogs, while the total score of 6 made winners of UNDER bettors. Detroit looks to rebound from a loss to the Yankees, who beat them 5-1 on Wednesday behind a start from Chris Capuano at Yankee Stadium.

Detroit Tigers vs New York Yankees Betting Odds Trends

Detroit is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Detroit's last 6 games
Detroit is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Detroit's last 5 games on the road
NY Yankees is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of NY Yankees's last 7 games
NY Yankees is 9-4 SU in its last 13 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 8 of NY Yankees's last 11 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Detroit at Toronto, Friday, August 8th
New York home to Cleveland, Friday, August 8th