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

Posted By PlayPicks Staff on May 30, 2021

The New York Yankees (29-23) will look to avoid the sweep when they visit the Detroit Tigers (21-31) to complete a three-game series. Sportsbooks have listed the Yankees as -155 favorites for the series finale, while the Tigers are +132 underdogs to complete their sweep. Michael King gets the starting nod 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 May 30, 2021, 6:00 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 been favored 50 times and won 28, or 56%, of those games.
  • New York has a record of 16-13 in games where sportsbooks favor them by at least -155 on the moneyline.
  • The moneyline for this contest implies a 58.5% chance of a victory for the Yankees.
  • In their last 10 games with a total, the Yankees and their opponents have failed to hit the over nine times.

Yankees Last 10 Games Trend

Stat Avg/Total
Record 6-4
Runs Per Game 2.8
HR 5
ERA 2.21
K/9 8.1

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Tigers Betting Insights

  • The Tigers have come away with 19 wins in the 45 contests they have been listed as the underdogs in this season.
  • This season, Detroit has been victorious 12 times in 26 chances when named as an underdog of at least +132 or worse on the moneyline.
  • The Tigers have an implied victory probability of 41.5% according to the moneyline set by sportsbooks for this matchup.
  • In their previous 10 games with a total, the Tigers and their opponents have combined to clear the over/under on three occasions.

Tigers Last 10 Games Trend

Stat Avg/Total
Record 5-5
Runs Per Game 3.8
HR 7
ERA 3.13
K/9 9.2

Tigers Probable Pitcher – Tarik Skubal

  • Skubal makes the start for the Tigers, his ninth of the season. He is 1-7 with a 5.23 ERA and 49 strikeouts over 43 innings pitched.
  • The left-hander last pitched on Tuesday against the Indians, when he went five innings, allowing two earned runs while giving up six hits.
  • The 24-year-old has an ERA of 5.23, with 10.3 strikeouts per nine innings in 10 games this season. Opposing batters have a .263 batting average against him.
  • Skubal is trying for his fifth straight outing lasting five or more innings. He averages 4.1 innings per start.
  • The Tigers have a 1-8 record in Skubal’s nine starts this season when they were the moneyline underdog.
  • Pitchers reflected above are based on projections as of May 30, 2021 at 6:32 AM ET and may not be the pitchers at game time.

Yankees Hitting Splits

Split Record
Overall 29-23
Home 15-11
Road 14-12
vs LHP (Starters) 8-7
vs RHP (Starters) 21-16
Day Games 2-3
Night Games 27-20

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Yankees Probable Pitcher – Michael King

  • King has been named the starter for the Yankees and will make his first start this season.
  • The 26-year-old righty has pitched in relief seven times already this campaign, but will make his first start.
  • The Tigers are batting .224 this season, 27th in MLB. They have a team slugging percentage of .357 (28th in the league) with 47 home runs.
  • King and his team won as favorites in 50% of his eight appearances last season with a moneyline.
  • Pitchers reflected above are based on projections as of May 30, 2021 at 6:32 AM ET and may not be the pitchers at game time.

Tigers Hitting Splits

Split Record
Overall 21-31
Home 12-15
Road 9-16
vs LHP (Starters) 6-9
vs RHP (Starters) 15-22
Day Games 0-0
Night Games 21-31

Yankees Hitting Stats

  • The Yankees are 13th in MLB play with 61 home runs. They average 1.2 per game.
  • The Yankees have put up two or more long balls in 17 games this season, and are 11-6 in those contests.
  • New York has five home runs over the last 10 games.
  • Aaron Judge leads New York in batting average (.302), home runs (13) and runs batted in (29) this season.
  • Gio Urshela is batting .270 with an OBP of .324 and a slugging percentage of .415 this season.

Tigers Hitting Stats

  • The Tigers’ 47 home runs rank 26th in MLB this season.
  • They have averaged 0.7 home runs per game in their 27 home contests this season.
  • Over the last 10 games, Detroit has hit seven home runs.
  • Robbie Grossman has put up a team-best six home runs and 24 runs batted in.
  • Jeimer Candelario is hitting .286 with 12 doubles, four home runs and 19 walks.

Game Prediction

Moneyline Pick: Tigers (+132)

Over/Under Pick: Over (9)

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

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