The Detroit Tigers and the New York Yankees will meet for game two of their series from Detroit tonight. All odds for all games can be found at Top Bet sportsbook.
The Tigers are playing very well and won again on Monday to keep pace in the division. They scored 7 runs on 13 hits and were led on the mound by the strong armed Justin Verlander who struck out 14 batters. On Tuesday Detroit will give the ball to Rick Porcello who has won four of his last five decisions.
The Yankees have a comfortable leaving their division, but dropped game one of the series. Starting pitcher Ivan Nova allowed 11 hits and 7 runs to take the loss. Tonight the Yankees will look to rebound behind Phil Hughes who has won his last two starts. Hughes is pitching to a 3.96 ERA in 127 innings of work.
Detroit is 5-0 in their last five games overall, 9-2 in their last 11 games against a team with a winning record, and 4-1 in Porcello’s last five home starts. New York is 2-6 in their last eight road games, 9-4 in their last 13 games against the AL Central, and 1-11 in Hughes’ last 12 road starts against a team with a winning record. New York is 4-1 in Hughes’ last five starts against Detroit.
This game is very close in all respects. We like to Detroit bats though to get to Hughes early and often. Give us Detroit as a moneyline favorite but first get sportsbook promo codes.