|Game||Detroit Tigers vs New York Yankees|
|Date & Time||Wednesday September 11, 2019, 6:40 PM (EDT)|
NYY -220 O/U 9.5
The Wednesday MLB schedule will get underway with a battle between the New York Yankees and Detroit Tigers from Comerica Park. Last night, six New York home runs were not enough during a 12-11 road loss against Detroit. Brett Gardner and Didi Gregorius each went deep twice for the Yankees, who are 44 games above .500 overall.
Veteran southpaw C.C. Sabathia (5-8 4.93 ERA) will take the mound for the Yankees in this matchup. New York has lost each of Sabathia’s last five starts and he has given up 18 runs over his last 18 plus innings.
The Detroit Tigers have been dismal for much of this season and have not given their fans much to cheer about. On Tuesday, Detroit SS Jordy Mercer sent the fans home happy by delivering a walk-off single that scored Willi Castro. Jeimer Candelario collected three hits and drove in three runs for the Tigers, who won for just the 19th time at home.
The Tigers will counter with talented left-hander Matthew Boyd (8-10 4.57 ERA) on Wednesday. Boyd has won consecutive starts and has allowed eight runs over his last 12 plus innings of work.
Recent Betting Trends
- Yankees are 0-6 in Sabathias last 6 road starts.
- Tigers are 1-11 in Boyds last 12 starts vs. a team with a winning record.
- Over is 6-2 in Sabathias last 8 road starts.
- Over is 6-0-1 in Boyds last 7 starts overall.
- Over is 5-1-1 in Sabathias last 7 road starts vs. Tigers.
New York OF Giancarlo Stanton (knee) could be activated at some point during next week’s homestand. Through 146 games, New York ranks 3rd in OPS and 1st in runs scored. For the season, Detroit ranks 29th in OPS and 30th in runs scored. Take the Tigers to pull off a second straight victory as a nicely priced underdog. Final Score Prediction, Detroit Tigers win 6-4.