MLB betting line favors Tigers over Mets
Detroit Tigers vs New York Mets Odds
New York's pitching staff and batting order hope to create an unwelcoming environment in interleague play on Saturday when the Detroit Tigers pay a visit to Citi Field.
It's a pitching duel between Matt Harvey for the Mets (9-4 on the year) and Max Scherzer for Detroit (18-1 so far).
The Tigers were listed as 112 favorites on the baseball moneyline at many online sportsbooks, including 5Dimes. The total was set at 6 before betting started earlier on Monday over at Bovada.
The Odds Shark MLB Power Rankings have the Mets at No. 13 in the National League and the Tigers at No. 1 in the American League heading into this contest.
How They Match Up:
At the plate, New York owns the No. 11 ranking for hits in the National League at 8.4 per game. By contrast, the Tigers are rated No. 1 in the same category at 10 per game.
Comparing defensive stats, Detroit owns the American League's No. 2-rated road mark, allowing 3.7 runs per game on the highway. New York, on the other hand, rates No. 12 in scoring at home.
In their last action, Detroit was a 6-1 winner on the road against the Mets. Bettors on Detroit at -182 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (7) sent UNDER bettors home happy as well. The Tigers grabbed a win last time out, defeating Daisuke Matsuzaka and the Mets 6-1 on Friday at Citi Field.
Detroit Tigers Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 5-5
Before playing NY Mets are 4-6
After playing NY Mets are 5-5
After a win are 5-5
New York Mets Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 4-6
Before playing Detroit are 6-4
After playing Detroit are 4-6
After a loss are 5-5
A few Tigers at Mets trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Detroit's last 7 games when playing on the road against NY Mets
Detroit is 11-5 SU in its last 16 games on the road
Detroit is 17-8 SU in its last 25 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Detroit's last 6 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of NY Mets' last 6 games at home
NY Mets are 5-2 SU in its last 7 games when playing at home against Detroit
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of NY Mets' last 7 games when playing at home against Detroit
NY Mets are 4-2 SU in its last 6 games at home
Detroit at NY Mets, Sunday, August 25