|2012 ALCS Game 3 Odds & Series Price for Tuesday, October 16|
|Written by Drew Sharper|
|Tuesday, 16 October 2012 06:00|
ALCS Game 3 Odds
DETROIT, MI (TheSpread) – The American League Championship Series returns to action on Tuesday with Game 3 of the series. Here is a look at the odds to win this game.
Game 3 of the ALCS features the Detroit Tigers hosting the New York Yankees at 8:05PM ET (View Matchup) from Comerica Park. The Tigers have their ace, Justin Verlander on the mound to face Phil Hughes of the Yankees. According to oddsmakers at Bovada.lv, the Tigers are the clear favorite to win this game, as they have odds of -180 to win, while the Yankees have a money line of +170. The over/under total has been set at 7 runs. The Tigers have a 2-0 lead in the series and come into the contest with a 93-76 overall record and 52-31 mark at home. The Yankees are 98-71 overall and 45-38 on the road. Verlander went 1-1 in two meetings against the Yankees this year, pitching eight innings in both contests. Hughes led New York to a 1-1 record against the Tigers when he started.
When it comes to the series odds, Detroit is the clear favorite to win, as it has odds of -600 to advance to the World Series, while the Yankees have odds of +400. The Tigers took a 2-0 lead in the series on Sunday with a 3-0 win over the Yankees. The Tigers continued to get strong pitching as Anibal Sanchez threw seven scoreless innings, allowing just three hits, while Phil Coke closed the game by pitching the final two innings. The Yankees got a strong outing from Hiroki Kuroda, who went 7.2 innings, but he allowed all three runs. Miguel Cabrera had two hits with a RBI in the win for Detroit.
For odds dealing with the ALCS and Game 3 on Tuesday, see below.
2012 ALCS Game 3 Odds for Tuesday, October 16
New York Yankees +170 (7) (Hughes)
Detroit Tigers -180 (Verlander)
ALCS Series Price
Detroit Tigers -600
New York Yankees +400