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Detroit Tigers host New York Yankees in baseball action

New York YankeesDetroit Tigers
May 5, 1:05 PM | GrassComerica Park

New York Yankees vs Detroit Tigers Odds

17-11TEAM RECORD14-17

New York pays a visit to Detroit on Thursday, hoping to shut down the Tigers bats in baseball action at Comerica Park.

Detroit sends Rick Porcello out against AJ Burnett for the Yankees in this game. Porcello is 1-2 with a 4.25 ERA on the season, while Burnett is 4-1 on the year and has a 3.93 ERA.

View NY Yankees vs Detroit Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
The Yankees were listed as 105 favorites on the baseball moneyline at many online sportsbooks. The total was set at 9 before betting started earlier on Monday.

Power Rankings:
This game puts the Tigers, most recently No. 10 in the American League Odds Shark MLB Power Rankings, up against the Yankees, who rate an American League No. 4 in the latest survey.

How They Match Up:
Scoring stats point to some edges in this matchup. The game features Detroit's American League No. 9-ranked scoring average of 4.1 runs per game, against a Yankees offense rated No. 1 and scoring 5.2 runs per game in the league. The Tigers have averaged 8.7 hits per game to date this season, more than the Yankees hitters have managed (8.1 per nine innings).

Defensively, New York features the American League's No. 8-rated defense on the road, allowing 4.2 runs per game. Detroit, meanwhile, comes in at No. 8 in the American League at home, scoring 3.8 runs per game.

New York lost its last outing, a 4-0 result against the Tigers on May 4. Bettors who backed the Tigers at -109 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (4) sent UNDER bettors to the payout window. The Yankees were shut out in their last start, struggling to get much going against the Detroit staff and losing 4-0 to the Tigers on Wednesday at Comerica Park.

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

Detroit Tigers Trends:
When playing on Thursday are 5-5
Before playing Toronto are 4-6
After playing NY Yankees are 4-6
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 7 games when playing on the road against Detroit
The total has gone UNDER in 8 of NY Yankees' last 11 games
NY Yankees are 4-2 SU in their last 6 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of NY Yankees' last 6 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Detroit's last 7 games when playing at home against NY Yankees
Detroit is 5-2 SU in their last 7 games when playing at home against NY Yankees
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Detroit's last 9 games when playing NY Yankees
Detroit is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games at home

Next up:
NY Yankees at Texas, Friday, May 6
Detroit at Toronto, Friday, May 6