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Detroit Tigers Open as Moneyline Underdog vs the New York Yankees

A key battle on the MLB betting odds menu sees the visiting Detroit Tigers dueling the New York Yankees on Friday at Yankee Stadium.

The New York Yankees will rely on CC Sabathia to turn in a quality outing on the mound in this one, while Mike Pelfrey will be his counterpart for the Detroit Tigers. CC Sabathia is 3-4 this season, and Mike Pelfrey is 1-5.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

On the MLB moneyline for this betting odds matchup, New York sat as -145 favorites earlier in the day at Bovada. The over/under total was set at 9.5, according to MyBookie.

Handicapping models based on recent betting stats and prediction formulas pick a 5.0-4.6 win for the Tigers. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming MLB matchups here.

Detroit Tigers vs New York Yankees Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

New York (30-30) will face the 30-29 Tigers in this tilt. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and New York vs Detroit injuries news.

This game puts the New York Yankees, most recently No. 5 in Odds Shark MLB Power Rankings, up against the Detroit Tigers, who rate a No. 13 in the latest survey.

Statistical Matchup

On offense, it's a battle between the New York Yankees and its No. 21-rated batting order, averaging 4.02 runs per nine innings, against the No. 10 line up of the Detroit Tigers at 4.66 runs per outing.

Comparing defensive stats, Detroit owns the No. 23-rated road mark, allowing 4.66 runs per game on the highway. New York, on the other hand, rates No. 10 in scoring at home.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Tigers endured a 7-2 loss at the hands of the Blue Jays on Wednesday, with J Zimmermann throwing 4.2 innings of 8-hit ball at Comerica Park.

New York looks to continue its winning ways following a victory last time out against the Angels, a 6-3 final on Thursday in support of I Nova at Yankee Stadium.

Betting Trends
  • Detroit is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games
  • Detroit is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games on the road
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Detroit's last 6 games on the road
  • Detroit is 2-7 SU in its last 9 games when playing NY Yankees
  • NY Yankees is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games
  • NY Yankees is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games at home
  • NY Yankees is 7-2 SU in its last 9 games when playing Detroit
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of NY Yankees's last 6 games when playing Detroit

Next Betting Matchups

Detroit at New York, Saturday, June 11th