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New York Yankees vs Detroit Tigers Betting Matchup Report

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April 28, 4:05 PM | GrassYankee Stadium

Detroit Tigers vs New York Yankees Odds

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The New York Yankees battle the visiting Detroit Tigers on Saturday in MLB betting action at Yankee Stadium.

Drew Smyly, with a record of 0-0 on the season, gets the ball for the Tigers, while the Yankees trot Freddy Garcia to the mound in this one. He is 0-1 so far in 2012.

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Betting Line:
If you're backing the visitors in this one, you'll find the Tigers listed as underdogs of +-125 at most sportsbooks. Total bettors saw the number open in the area of 10.5, depending on the book.

Power Rankings:
It's a baseball betting matchup between the American League No. 5-rated Yankees and the league No. 6-ranked Tigers, according to the latest MLB power poll here at Odds Shark.


How They Match Up:
On offense, it's a battle between New York and its American League No. 2-rated batting order, averaging 5.6 runs per nine innings, against the American League's No. 8 lineup of the Tigers at 4.2 runs per outing.

Detroit brings the American League's No. 9-rated defense to this matchup, facing the Yankees' league No. 11-ranked defense.

In their last action, Detroit was a 7-6 loser on the road against the Yankees. Bettors on New York at +110 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (13) sent OVER bettors home happy as well. Detroit suffered a 7-6 loss against New York on Friday, as Justin Verlander wasn't able to lead his team to victory at Yankee Stadium.

Detroit Tigers Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 3-7
Before playing NY Yankees are 5-5
After playing NY Yankees are 6-4
After a loss are 4-6

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

A few Tigers at Yankees trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Detroit's last 7 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Detroit's last 5 games
Detroit is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 8 of Detroit's last 10 games when playing on the road against NY Yankees
The total has gone OVER in 5 of NY Yankees' last 6 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 8 of NY Yankees' last 10 games when playing at home against Detroit
NY Yankees are 5-2 SU in their last 7 games
NY Yankees are 10-4 SU in their last 14 games when playing at home against Detroit

Next up:
Detroit at NY Yankees, Sunday, April 29