Yankees Vs Tigers: MLB Betting Lines, Stats And Predictions – April 30, 2021

Posted By PlayPicks Staff on April 30, 2021

The New York Yankees will look to pick up their 12th win of the season when they take on the Detroit Tigers (8-18) on Friday. The game begins at 7:05 PM ET on YES, with the Yankees listed as -360 favorites on the moneyline. Gerrit Cole takes the mound for New York while Tarik Skubal is Detroit’s starter for the contest.

The betting insights and predictions in this article reflect betting data from DraftKings as of April 30, 2021, 2:00 AM ET. See table below for current betting odds and CLICK HERE to place a bet at DraftKings.

Yankees vs Tigers Betting Lines

Yankees Betting Insights

  • This season, the Yankees have won 10 out of the 23 games, or 43.5%, in which they’ve been favored.
  • New York has not entered a game this season with shorter moneyline odds than -360.
  • Oddsmakers have implied with the moneyline set for this matchup that the Yankees have a 75.6% chance to win.
  • The Yankees and their opponents have combined to hit the over two times in their last 10 games with a total.

Yankees Last 10 Games Trend

Stat Avg/Total
Record 6-4
Runs Per Game 3.7
HR 16
ERA 2.64
K/9 8.8

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Tigers Betting Insights

  • The Tigers have come away with seven wins in the 21 contests they have been listed as the underdogs in this season.
  • Detroit has yet to play a game this season with longer moneyline odds than +295.
  • The moneyline set for this matchup implies the Tigers have a 24.4% chance of walking away with the win.
  • In their last 10 games with an over/under, the Tigers and their opponents have combined to clear the total two times.

Tigers Last 10 Games Trend

Stat Avg/Total
Record 2-8
Runs Per Game 2.0
HR 8
ERA 4.28
K/9 7.2

Tigers Probable Pitcher – Tarik Skubal

  • Skubal (0-3) takes the mound first for the Tigers in his fourth start of the season. He has a 5.21 ERA in 19 innings pitched, with 17 strikeouts.
  • In his most recent time out — out of the bullpen on Sunday — the lefty threw 2 2/3 innings against the Royals, giving up two earned runs while surrendering four hits.
  • In five games this season, the 24-year-old has an ERA of 5.21, with 8.1 strikeouts per nine innings. Opponents are hitting .247 against him.
  • Skubal will try to collect his second matchup of five or more innings pitched this season. He averages 3.0 innings per appearance.
  • The Tigers were the underdog on the moneyline for four Skubal starts this season — they lost all of the games.
  • Pitchers reflected above are based on projections as of April 30, 2021 at 2:10 AM ET and may not be the pitchers at game time.

Yankees Hitting Splits

Split Record
Overall 11-14
Home 4-7
Road 7-7
vs LHP (Starters) 3-4
vs RHP (Starters) 8-10
Day Games 0-2
Night Games 11-12

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Yankees Probable Pitcher – Gerrit Cole

  • The Yankees will send Cole (3-1) to the mound for his sixth start this season.
  • The right-hander’s last appearance was on Saturday, when he threw seven innings against the Indians, giving up one earned run while allowing three hits.
  • Among qualified major league pitchers this season, the 30-year-old’s 1.71 ERA ranks 10th, his .730 WHIP ranks seventh, his 50 strikeouts rank fifth, and his 14.20 K/9 ranks third.
  • In five starts this season, Cole has lasted five or more innings five times, with an average of 6.0 innings per appearance.
  • His team has been victorious in 60% of the games he’s started as the moneyline favorite with a record of 3-2.
  • Pitchers reflected above are based on projections as of April 30, 2021 at 2:10 AM ET and may not be the pitchers at game time.

Tigers Hitting Splits

Split Record
Overall 8-18
Home 4-9
Road 4-9
vs LHP (Starters) 1-7
vs RHP (Starters) 7-11
Day Games 0-0
Night Games 8-18

Yankees Hitting Stats

  • The Yankees are fourth in MLB play with 32 home runs. They average 1.3 per game.
  • The Yankees are 7-3 this season in games when they put up at least two home runs.
  • New York has hit 16 home runs over the past 10 games.
  • Gio Urshela leads New York in runs batted in with 15 and has a batting average of .265.
  • DJ LeMahieu has 25 hits and an OBP of .362 to go with a slugging percentage of .359 this season.

Tigers Hitting Stats

  • The Tigers’ 28 home runs rank 17th in Major League Baseball.
  • They’ve hit 16 homers, an average of 1.2 per game, in 13 road contests this season.
  • Over the last 10 games, Detroit has hit eight home runs.
  • Jeimer Candelario has five doubles, a home run and nine walks while hitting .258.
  • Wilson Ramos has shown his power as he paces his team with six home runs.

Game Prediction

Moneyline Pick:
Yankees (-360)

Over/Under Pick: Over (8)

Predictions are calculated by a data-driven algorithm derived from offensive performance metrics and probable starting pitchers.

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