New York Yankees vs Detriot Tigers


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Today’s matchup is between the New York Yankees (29-21) and the Detroit Tigers (19-31). The Yankees have won 3 of their last 5 games & the Tigers have won 1 of their last 5 games.

The Yankees are starting Deivi Garcia (RHP), on the mound who is 0-1 on the season pitching a 4.50 ERA, 6.62 FIP, .369 wOBA, K% of 22.2%, BB% of 16.7%, 93.7 MPH average exit velocity, and a 1.50 WHIP in 4.0 innings pitched.

The Tigers are starting Spencer Turnbull (RHP), who is 3-2 on the season with a 3.12 ERA, 2.80 FIP, .260 wOBA, K% of 20.6%, BB% of 5.5%, 88.0 MPH average exit velocity, and a 1.02 WHIP in 40.1 innings pitched.

The Yankees are 2nd in the Majors in Relieving Pitching (WAR) while the Tigers are 25th.

On the hitting side, the Yankees have a .310 wOBA and a .320 OBP. The Tigers have a .289 wOBA and a .295 OBP. The Yankees have 58 HRs this season while the Tigers have 44 HRs.

I'm going to back the Tigers in this game in the hopes Spencer Turnbull can go at least 7 good innings and then the Tigers lackluster relieving won't matter as much in that case. 

  • The total has gone UNDER in 8 of NY Yankees' last 9 games.
  • NY Yankees are 7-3 SU in their last 10 games.
  • NY Yankees are 5-1 SU in their last 6 games against Detroit.
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Detroit's last 6 games.
  • Detroit are 2-5 SU in their last 7 games.
  • The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Detroit's last 10 games at home.