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Bronx Bombers Mashing Against Tigers

The New York Yankees will pack up and hit the road for the first time this young season when they visit the Detroit Tigers Friday. The Yankees have brought their big bats when they take on the Tigers, as the Bronx Bombers have averaged 7.5 runs per game in their past six games against Detroit while going 5-1 in that span.

Shark Bites
  • Despite already having two home runs this season, Victor Martinez will get his first start Friday.
  • The OVER is 4-1 in the past five meetings between the Yankees and Tigers.
  • Starlin Castro is 7-for-12 with two home runs and eight RBIs this season.

The Tigers will send debuting Jordan Zimmerman to the mound after signing a five-year, $110 million contract in the offseason. Zimmerman has pitched at least 195 innings in each of the past four season while maintaining an ERA under 3.50 three times. Detroit enters their home opener 2-0 after notching five home runs through their opening series against the Miami Marlins.

Luis Severino will get just his 12th career start for the Yankees Friday. Though the young Dominican import may have limited MLB experience, he has shown some real potential, as the righty has a 2.89 ERA and a 1.20 WHIP during his major league career.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Those betting on the visitors in this one found the New York Yankees listed as underdogs of 105 at most sportsbooks, including Bovada. Total bettors saw the number open in the area of 8, check for odds updates at MyBookie.

Odds Shark computer prediction handicapping models run on this game pick a 4.7-3.8 victory for the Tigers. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming MLB matchups here.

New York Yankees vs Detroit Tigers Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

Detroit (2-0) will face the 2-1 Yankees in this tilt. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Detroit vs New York injuries news.

According to MLB Power Rankings here, it's the No. 10-ranked Detroit Tigers and the No. 13-rated New York Yankees in this matchup.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

New York rolled to a 8-5 win against Houston on Thursday, as N Eovaldi and the Yankees' bats led the team to victory at Yankee Stadium.

Detroit shook off a 13-strikeout performance from J Fernandez and still came out on top last tiime, emerging with a 7-3 victory over Miami on Wednesday at Marlins Park.

Betting Trends
  • NY Yankees is 3-8 SU in its last 11 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of NY Yankees's last 5 games
  • NY Yankees is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games on the road
  • NY Yankees is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games when playing Detroit
  • The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Detroit's last 7 games at home
  • Detroit is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games when playing NY Yankees
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of Detroit's last 5 games when playing NY Yankees
  • Detroit is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games when playing at home against NY Yankees

Next Betting Matchups

New York at Detroit, Saturday, April 9th