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Yankees open as moneyline underdog vs Tigers

New York YankeesDetroit Tigers
Aug 6, 7:05 PM | GrassComerica Park

New York Yankees vs Detroit Tigers Odds

63-44TEAM RECORD58-50

The Tigers get a visit from the New York Yankees in baseball action on Monday, with the home side looking to send the visitors to the showers with a loss.

Detroit hands the ball to starter Justin Verlander in this one and he'll try to improve on his 11-7 mark on the year. New York counters with Ivan Nova, who will try to quiet the fans and the Tigers bats at the same time.

View NY Yankees vs Detroit Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
If you're going with the Tigers in this one, they're listed as moneyline favorites of -185 on most baseball betting menus for Monday's contest.

Power Rankings:
It's a baseball betting matchup between the American League No. 4-rated Tigers and the league No. 1-ranked Yankees, according to the latest MLB power poll here at Odds Shark.

How They Match Up:
The game also pits Detroit's No. 7-rated American League offense, averaging 4.6 runs per game, against a Yankees defense that ranks No. 4 in the American League at 4 in runs allowed per game. The Tigers have averaged 9.1 hits per game so far, more than Yankees batters have averaged on the year (9 hits per game).

Comparing defensive stats, New York owns the American League's No. 4-rated road mark, allowing 4 runs per game on the highway. Detroit, on the other hand, rates No. 6 in scoring at home.

New York won its last outing, a 6-2 result against the Mariners on August 5. Bettors who backed the Yankees at -180 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (8) sent UNDER bettors to the payout window. The Yankees grabbed a win last time out, defeating Hisashi Iwakuma and the Mariners 6-2 on Sunday at Yankee Stadium.

The Tigers were a 10-8 winner in their most recent outing at home against the Indians. That made winners of bettors who got Detroit at -210 on the moneyline, while the total score (18) was good news for OVER bettors. Detroit won a close affair on Sunday in their last outing, defeating Cleveland 10-8 in extra innings at Comerica Park.

New York Yankees Trends:
When playing on Monday are 6-4
Before playing Detroit are 5-5
After playing Seattle are 5-5
After a win are 5-5

Detroit Tigers Trends:
When playing on Monday are 8-2
Before playing NY Yankees are 5-5
After playing Cleveland are 5-5
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 on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 13 of NY Yankees' last 19 games
NY Yankees are 4-2 SU in their last 6 games when playing Detroit
NY Yankees are 2-5 SU in their last 7 games on the road
Detroit is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home
Detroit is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Detroit's last 6 games
Detroit is 2-4 SU in their last 6 games when playing NY Yankees

Next up:
NY Yankees at Detroit, Tuesday, August 7