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New York Yankees take on Tigers in baseball test

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May 3, 7:05 PM | GrassComerica Park

New York Yankees vs Detroit Tigers Odds

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Comerica Park hosts an MLB battle between the Detroit Tigers and the visiting New York Yankees on Tuesday.

Brad Penny will take the mound for Detroit, and he'll carry a 1-3 record into the contest. CC Sabathia gets the ball for New York; he's 2-1 so far this season.

View NY Yankees vs Detroit Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
If you're going with the Tigers in this one, they're listed as moneyline underdogs of +145 on most baseball betting menus for Monday's contest.

Power Rankings:
According to new MLB Power Rankings here, it's the American League No. 10-ranked Tigers and the American League No. 4-rated Yankees in this matchup.

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How They Match Up:
The game also pits Detroit's No. 9-rated American League offense, averaging 4.1 runs per game, against a Yankees defense that ranks No. 5 in the American League at 4 in runs allowed per game. The Tigers have averaged 8.6 hits per game so far, more than Yankees batters have averaged on the year (8.3 hits per game).

Pitching and defensive stats are important baseball handicapping factors and Detroit has the American League's No. 12-ranked defense. In the other dugout, the Yankees own the American League's No. 5 mark in runs allowed.

Last time out for New York, they were a 5-3 winner as they battled the Tigers on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Yankees at +124 were rewarded, while the 8 combined runs moved the game UNDER for totals bettors. New York rolled to a 5-3 win against Detroit on Monday, as Bartolo Colon and the Yankees' bats led the team to victory at Comerica Park.

New York Yankees Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 6-4
Before playing Detroit are 6-4
After playing Detroit are 7-3
After a win are 6-4

Detroit Tigers Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 7-3
Before playing NY Yankees are 4-6
After playing NY Yankees are 3-7
After a loss are 3-7

A few Yankees at Tigers trends to consider:
NY Yankees are 6-1 SU in their last 7 games when playing Detroit
The total has gone OVER in 6 of NY Yankees' last 7 games when playing Detroit
NY Yankees are 5-1 SU in their last 6 games
NY Yankees are 4-1 SU in their last 5 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Detroit's last 7 games when playing NY Yankees
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Detroit's last 5 games when playing at home against NY Yankees
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Detroit's last 7 games
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Detroit's last 7 games at home

Next up:
NY Yankees at Detroit, Wednesday, May 4

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