|2012 MLB Postseason Yankees vs. Tigers ALCS Game 3 Picks & Predictions|
|Written by ATSSportsline.com|
|Tuesday, 16 October 2012 14:22|
Yankees vs. Tigers Game 3 Free Pick
DETROIT, MI (ATS Consultants) – This is the third game of the American League Championship Series. Detroit won the first two games including the last one on Sunday, 3-0 in the Bronx. Phillip Hughes takes the mound for the Yankees against Justin Verlander for the Tigers. The opening pitch starts at 8pmET from Comerica Park in Detroit.
ODDS: The oddsmakers have installed the Tigers as a -175 favorite over the Yankees. The total is 7 in most books. The Yanks come in with a 98-71 record and are 73-91 Under, while the Tigers are 93-76 overall and are 69-90 Under.
LINE MOVEMENT: The Giants opened as a -180 favorite and moved to -175 in most books. The total started at 7 and remained there in most books.
PUBLIC BETTING: Of the wagers currently placed on tonight’s game, 60% of public bettors favor the Tigers. These numbers are subject to change, however, so make sure you click on the “Public Betting” link available in this paragraph to get the most up-to-date information.
MLB FREE PICK: Take the. According to the latest MLB trends, Detroit is 6-14 in their last 20 road games vs. a team with a winning record, 3-7 in their last 10 Tuesday games, 4-10 in their last 14 games vs. a starter with a WHIP less than 1.15, 3-8 in their last 11 road games with the total set at 7.0-8.5, 2-6 in their last 8 League Championship road games, 4-14 in their last 18 games as an underdog of +151 to +200, 1-6 in their last 7 League Championship games, 0-7 in their last 7 playoff games as an underdog and are 3-8 in Hughes' last 11 starts with the total set at 7.0-8.5. Detroit is 5-0 in their last 5 vs. American League East, 7-1 in their last 8 after allowing 2 runs or less in their previous game, 9-2 in their last 11 games vs. a right-handed starter, 20-7 in their last 27 home games vs. a team with a winning road record, 39-14 in their last 53 home games, 19-7 in their last 26 home games vs. a right-handed starter 22-4 in Verlanders last 26 starts as a home favorite of -151 to -200 and are 21-7 in Verlander's last 28 starts after throwing more than 120 pitches in his last appearance. The Yankees' offense has struggled mightily this postseason. The club scored five runs in the ninth inning of Game 1 of the AL Division Series against Baltimore and four in the ninth of Saturday's series opener versus Detroit. In its other 70 playoff innings, New York has totaled 11 runs. Robinson Cano, who ended the regular season on a 24-for-39 tear, is hitting .063 in the playoffs and is mired in an 0-for-26 drought, the longest in one postseason in major league history. Curtis Granderson (.115) has struck out 14 times in 26 at-bats and Alex Rodriguez (.130) 12 times in 23 at-bats. Verlander tossed a four-hit shutout in the decisive five game. He issued five walks over 16 innings and struck out 11 in each contest. Verlander, who pitched one inning in last year's ALDS opener before the rains came and ended his night, yielded four runs and fanned 11 over eight frames in a Game 3 victory.
2012 MLB POSTSEASON ALCS GAME 3 FREE PICK: DETROIT TIGERS -175