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Detroit TigersNew York Yankees
Aug 11, 1:05 PM | GrassYankee Stadium

Detroit Tigers vs New York Yankees Odds

69-46TEAM RECORD58-57

The New York Yankees will look to bolster their win total and reward moneyline bettors when the Detroit Tigers invade Yankee Stadium on Sunday.

The Yankees will rely on Andy Pettitte to turn in a quality outing on the mound in this one, while Justin Verlander will be his counterpart for the Tigers. Andy Pettitte is 7-9 this season, and Justin Verlander is 12-8.

View Detroit vs NY Yankees Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
Sportsbooks such as 5Dimes had set the Yankees as +140 underdogs on the moneyline for this contest. The over under was hovering near 8.5 for bettors hoping to turn a profit on totals at Bovada.

Power Rankings:
This game matches up the No. 10 (Yankees) and the No. 1 (Tigers) teams in their respective leagues, according to our current MLB Power Rankings.

How They Match Up:
Scoring stats point to some edges in this matchup. The game features New York's American League No. 14-ranked scoring average of 3.8 runs per game, against a Tigers offense rated No. 1 and scoring 5.2 runs per game in the league. The Yankees have averaged 8 hits per game to date this season, less than the Tigers hitters have managed (10 per nine innings).

Comparing defensive stats, Detroit owns the American League's No. 2-rated road mark, allowing 3.7 runs per game on the highway. New York, on the other hand, rates No. 15 in scoring at home.

Detroit won its last outing, a 9-3 result against the Yankees on August 10. Bettors who backed the Tigers at -154 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (12) sent OVER bettors to the payout window. Detroit got the job done in their last match in a 9-3 victory over New York on Saturday at Yankee Stadium behind starter Anibal Sanchez.

Detroit Tigers Trends:
When playing on Sunday are 5-5
Before playing Chi White Sox are 9-1
After playing NY Yankees are 7-3
After a win are 9-1

New York Yankees Trends:
When playing on Sunday are 7-3
Before playing LA Angels are 4-6
After playing Detroit are 5-5
After a loss are 6-4

A few Tigers at Yankees trends to consider:
Detroit is 13-1 SU in its last 14 games
Detroit is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games on the road
Detroit is 7-2 SU in their last 9 games when playing NY Yankees
The total has gone OVER in 11 of Detroit's last 16 games when playing on the road against NY Yankees
The total has gone OVER in 11 of NY Yankees' last 16 games when playing at home against Detroit
The total has gone OVER in 4 of NY Yankees' last 6 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of NY Yankees' last 6 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 4 of NY Yankees' last 6 games when playing Detroit

Next up:
Detroit at Chi White Sox, Monday, August 12
NY Yankees home to LA Angels, Monday, August 12