ALCS Game 1 Odds & Series Price
NEW YORK (TheSpread) – The American League Championship Series begins play on Saturday, with Game 1. Here is a look at the odds and current series price for this matchup.
Game 1 of the ALCS features the New York Yankees hosting the Detroit Tigers at 8:05PM ET (View Matchup) from Yankee Stadium. The Tigers have Doug Fister on the mound to face Andy Pettitte of the Yankees. According to oddsmakers at Bovada.lv, the Yankees are slightly favored to win this game, as they have odds of -125, while the Tigers have a money line of +115. The over/under total for the game has been set at 8 runs. The Yankees are 98-69 overall this year and 53-31 at home while the Yankees are 91-76 overall and 39-45 on the road.
When it comes to the series price, the Yankees are also favored, as they have odds of -130 to advance to the World Series, while the Tigers have odds of +110 to advance. These teams met 10 times during the regular season and the Yankees won six of the 10 meetings. Detroit won three of their four games at home.
For odds dealing with the ALCS and Game 1 on Saturday, see below.
2012 ALCS Game 1 Odds for Saturday, October 13
Detroit Tigers +115 (8) (Fister)
New York Yankees -125 (Pettitte)
ALCS Series Price
Detroit Tigers +110
New York Yankees -130