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Justin Verlander out to silence Mets bats in MLB contest

New York MetsDetroit Tigers
June 30, 1:05 PM | GrassComerica Park

New York Mets vs Detroit Tigers Odds

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Baseball betting stays focused on inter-league play on Thursday as the Mets of New York swing away against the Tigers of Detroit.

The match puts starter Michael Pelfrey for the Mets on the hill facing Justin Verlander for the Tigers. Pelfrey brings a 4-6 mark to the game, while Verlander is 10-3 to date on the season.

View NY Mets vs Detroit Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
The Tigers were listed as -230 moneyline favorites at most sportsbooks tracked by Odds Shark, while oddsmakers set the opening total around 7 earlier on Monday.

Power Rankings:
The MLB Power Rankings at Odds Shark show the National League's No. 7-rated Mets taking on the American League's No. 10-rated Tigers in this contest.

How They Match Up:
Rating these teams in several key categories is important for handicappers and Detroit has the American League's No. 4-rated offensive output, at 9.1 hits per game. The Mets average 9.1 hits per game, good for No. 3 on the National League list.

Detroit owns the American League's No. 11 defense, allowing 4.5 men per game to cross the plate. That contrasts with New York's National League No. 12-rated defense.

In their last action, New York was a 16-9 winner on the road against the Tigers. Bettors on New York at +111 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (25) sent OVER bettors home happy as well. New York looks to continue its winning ways following a victory last time out against the Tigers, a 16-9 final on Wednesday in support of Chris Capuano at Comerica Park.

New York Mets Trends:
When playing on Thursday are 5-5
Before playing NY Yankees are 6-4
After playing Detroit are 6-4
After a win are 5-5

Detroit Tigers Trends:
When playing on Thursday are 8-2
Before playing San Francisco are 4-5
After playing NY Mets are 4-6
After a loss are 7-3

A few Mets at Tigers trends to consider:
NY Mets are 6-1 SU in its last 7 games
The total has gone OVER in 6 of NY Mets' last 7 games when playing Detroit
The total has gone OVER in 5 of NY Mets' last 6 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 4 of NY Mets' last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Detroit's last 7 games when playing NY Mets
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Detroit's last 5 games when playing at home against NY Mets
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Detroit's last 7 games
Detroit is 12-6 SU in its last 18 games at home

Next up:
NY Mets home to NY Yankees, Friday, July 1
Detroit home to San Francisco, Friday, July 1