MLB Baseball: Tigers vs Yankees – 7:05pm EST

February 26, 2011
Detroit Tigers
by Dig Downtown Detroit

The Detroit Tigers will look to win their third straight game tonight as they start the first of a four game set vs the New York Yankees at 7:05pm EST from Yankee Stadium. Online sportsbooks have the Yankees -187 favorites in MLB betting odds vs the Tigers +167 while the over/under baseball total is listed at 9 (-110). New York will try to win their first game at home in the series vs Detroit by sending righthander Javier Vazquez to the mound with a 8-8 record and 4.92 ERA this year while the Tigers will counter with righthander Max Scherzer who has gone 7-9 with a 4.03 ERA this season. Baseball sports odds also favor the Yankees -1.5 (+105) in run-line MLB picks vs the Tigers +1.5 (-125). Detroit comes into tonight’s game after defeating the Chicago White Sox twice at U.S Cellular Field in a three game series on the road including a 13-8 win last night.

The Tigers won as +130 underdogs in MLB betting odds while the 21-runs flew OVER the 10 listed by online sportsbooks. Jhonny Peralta rocked two homers in the fifth and ninth inning with three RBI’s while Ryan Rayburn and Miguel Cabrera also went deep in the fourth and seventh innings. The Yankees enter the home stand after losing 2-of-3 on the road vs the Kansas City Royals including a 1-0 loss last night. New York was held scoreless and only had two hits off Royals pitcher Bryan Bullington for his first major league win in eight innings worth of work. The Yankees lost as -220 favorites in MLB picks while the 1-run stayed UNDER the 10 listed at sportsbooks.

Heading into tonight’s game, Detroit has gone 57-60 on the season, 5-5 when playing on Monday and 3-7 after a win. The Tigers have gone 3-6 in their last 9 games when playing the Yankees while the MLB betting total has gone UNDER in 4 of Detroit’s last 5 games when playing on the road against New York and OVER in 4 of their last 6 games on the road overall. The Yankees have gone 72-45 in MLB picks on the season, 6-4 when playing on Monday and 7-3 after a loss. New York has gone 17-8 in their last 25 games when playing at home against the Tigers while the total has gone UNDER in 5 of the Yankees last 7 games overall.

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