New York Yankees vs Detroit Tigers: Predictions, Odds and Roster Notes

How to Watch

Where: Comerica Park, Detroit, MA

When: Wednesday, September 11th at 6:40 PM EST

How (TV/Radio): Tigers TV/Radio: Fox Sports Detroit, WXYT 97.1 FM. Yankees TV/Radio: YES, WFAN 101.9FM.

Team Notes

New York Yankees

The Yankees are knotted with the Houston Astros for the best record in the American League with matching 95-50 records with 17 games remaining in the season.

The Yankees are a virtual lock to win the AL East with a >99.9% chance to make the postseason and a 14% chance to take the World Series according to Baseball-Reference.

The Yankees are favored to win the AL title at 7-4 and stand at 7-2 to win the 2019 World Series.

Detroit Tigers

The Tigers are coasting for the number one pick in the 2020 MLB Draft due to a terrible season that has come at the cost of a franchise-wide rebuild for the Tigers.

The Tigers are out of contention from making the playoffs and have the worst record in baseball, recently losing their 100th game this season.

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Pitcher Notes

New York Yankees: C.C. Sabathia (5-9, 4.93 ERA)

Sabathia has lost six of his last seven starts for the Yankees and has fallen out of favor for a rotation spot in the team’s playoff roster.

  • Since August 1st, Sabathia’s ERA is 6.97 over his last seven outings.
  • Sabathia has struck out 14 batters in his last three outings covering 10 innings.
  • In his last seven starts, Sabathia has surrendered 12 home runs.

Tigers: Matthew Boyd (8-10, 4.57 ERA)

After starting the season as one of the best pitchers in the American League, Boyd has not gone more than 4.1 innings in his last five starts for the Tigers.

  • In Boyd’s last start, he struck out six in 6.1 innings, while allowing three earned runs.
  • Boyd has struck out 225 batters in 2019, a career-high.
  • In his six August starts, Boyd allowed 14 home runs, an MLB-worst for a starting pitcher.

Hitter Notes

New York Yankees

The Yankees have won seven of their last 10 games, entering the series against the Tigers.

  • 2B DJ LeMahieu is 1 for 3 against Boyd with a double.
  • C Gary Sanchez is 2 for 7 against the Detroit lefty with a three-run homer to his credit.
  • 1B Edwin Encarnacion is 5 for 24 against Boyd with one homer and 10 strikeouts.

Detroit Tigers

The Tigers won 11 games in April, their only month with double-digit wins. Since August 1st, Detroit has won just 10 games.

  • SS Jordy Mercer is 1 for 3 against Sabathia in his career with a solo homer.
  • UTIL Gordon Beckham is 11 for 25 versus the Yankees’ left-hander with two homers and five RBI.
  • 1B Miguel Cabrera is 11 for 40 versus Sabathia with two homers and 12 RBI.

Roster Notes

New York Yankees

  • OF Giancarlo Stanton could return from a strained knee before the end of the season and make the Yankees’ playoff roster.
  • SP C.C. Sabathia just returned from an IL-stint due to knee inflammation and will make this start against the Tigers for New York.
  • 3B Gio Urshela has returned to the lineup from a strained groin and should be healthy for the playoffs.

Detroit Tigers

  • 2B Niko Goodrum is on the 10-day IL with a strained groin.
  • OF JaCoby Jones’ fractured wrist has ended his season and placed the speedster on the 60-day IL.
  • RP Blaine Hardy has a strained flexor muscle that has him on the 10-day IL.

Game Odds Yankees vs Tigers

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Moneyline

SportsbookYankeesTigersLink
888Sport NJ-210+170
Fox Bet NJ-212+185
BetMGM-223+180

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Total Runs

Sportsbook Over

9.5

 Under

9.5

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888Sport NJ-117-105
Fox Bet NJ-111-105
BetMGM-115-106

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Run Line

SportsbookYankees

-1.5

Tigers

+1.5

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888Sport NJ-134+110
Fox Bet NJ-133+110
BetMGM+110-134

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DraftKings also offers the latest odds for Yankees vs Tigers. The Yankees, with Nestor Cortes Jr. as the starting pitcher, have  -286 on the money line, -1.5 (-195) on the run line, and over 10.5 (-114) on the total runs.

The Tigers, with starting pitcher Edwin Jackson, have +245 on the money line, +1.5 (+165) on the run line, and an under of 10.5 (-107) on total runs.

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