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Yankees vs Tigers Game Preview

The Detroit Tigers will look to bolster their win total and reward moneyline bettors when the New York Yankees invade Comerica Park on Tuesday.

The Tigers will turn to Rick Porcello and his 8-6 record as they look for a win in this one, while the Yankees send Philip Hughes (11-8) to the hill.

View NY Yankees vs Detroit Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
Detroit opened as -110 moneyline favorites in this baseball match, based on the starting pitcher matchup at Bovada. That pairing made odds makers settle on an opening over under number of 9.5.

Power Rankings:
The Tigers - Yankees odds would favor the Yankees if the lines were set according to our power ranks. Detroit is rated No. 2 in the current American League Odds Shark poll, while New York is at No. 1 in the American League.

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How They Match Up:
Scoring stats point to some edges in this matchup. The game features Detroit's American League No. 7-ranked scoring average of 4.6 runs per game, against a Yankees offense rated No. 3 and scoring 4.8 runs per game in the league. The Tigers have averaged 9.2 hits per game to date this season, more than the Yankees hitters have managed (8.9 per nine innings).

Defensively, New York features the American League's No. 4-rated defense on the road, allowing 4.1 runs per game. Detroit, meanwhile, comes in at No. 6 in the American League at home, scoring 4.9 runs per game.

The Yankees were a 7-2 loser in their most recent outing on the road against the Tigers. That made winners of bettors who got Detroit at -181 on the moneyline, while the total score (9) was good news for OVER bettors. New York looks to rebound from a loss to the Tigers, who beat them 7-2 on Monday behind a start from Justin Verlander at Comerica Park.

New York Yankees Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 2-8
Before playing Detroit are 5-5
After playing Detroit are 5-5
After a loss are 4-6

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

 

A few Yankees at Tigers trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of NY Yankees' last 8 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 4 of NY Yankees' last 6 games when playing on the road against Detroit
NY Yankees are 3-6 SU in their last 9 games
NY Yankees are 3-6 SU in their last 9 games when playing on the road against Detroit
Detroit is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
Detroit is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Detroit's last 5 games
Detroit is 6-3 SU in their last 9 games when playing at home against NY Yankees

Next up:
NY Yankees at Detroit, Wednesday, August 8

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