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The New York Yankees will be fighting to snap a losing streak on Friday when they take on the Detroit Tigers at Yankee Stadium.
The Tigers will pin their hopes on the pitching of righthander Rick Porcello in this game. Porcello has a 8-6 record and a 4.35 ERA this season.
Porcello's opponent in this one will be Ivan Nova. The Yankees righthander has a 3.23 ERA to go along with a 4-4 record this season.
Detroit won its last outing, a 10-3 result against the Indians on August 8. Bettors who backed the Tigers at -160 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (13) sent OVER bettors to the payout window.
In their last action, New York was a 6-5 loser on the road against the White Sox. Bettors on Chicago at -108 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (11) sent OVER bettors home happy as well.
Detroit has won 12 straight games.
New York has lost 4 straight games.
Detroit: 68-45 SU
New York: 57-56 SU
Detroit most recently:
When playing on Friday are 4-6
Before playing NY Yankees are 8-2
After playing Cleveland are 7-3
After a win are 10-0
New York most recently:
When playing on Friday are 7-3
Before playing Detroit are 3-7
After playing Chi White Sox are 4-6
After a loss are 5-5
A few trends to consider:
Detroit is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
Detroit is 8-1 SU in its last 9 games on the road
Detroit is 6-1 SU in their last 7 games when playing NY Yankees
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Detroit's last 7 games
The total has gone OVER in 10 of NY Yankees's last 14 games when playing at home against Detroit
The total has gone OVER in 4 of NY Yankees's last 6 games
NY Yankees are 2-5 SU in their last 7 games when playing at home against Detroit
NY Yankees are 1-4 SU in their last 5 games at home
NY Yankees home to Detroit, Saturday, August 10