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Detroit Tigers Look to Secure Series Win Against New York Mets, Skubal to Start on Mound

The Detroit Tigers will be looking to secure a series win against the New York Mets in the final game of their interleague series on Thursday afternoon at Citi Field. Tarik Skubal will be starting for the Tigers with a 1-0 record and 0.00 ERA, while Jose Quintana will take the mound for the Mets with a 0-1 record and 3.86 ERA. Detroit has a strong history against New York, winning 7 out of their last 10 matchups. Though the outcome of Wednesday's game is unknown at the time of this preview, the current betting line favors the Mets at -133.

Betting Odds

  • Moneyline: Tigers +112 | Mets -133
  • Spread: Tigers +1.5 (-192) | Mets -1.5 (+165)
  • Total: Over/Under 7.5 (-110)
  • Based on the moneyline, the implied probability that New York will win straight-up is 57%.

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Detroit Tigers

The Detroit Tigers have had a surprising start to their season, winning their first four games and remaining undefeated. They are currently ranked 20th in offense, averaging four runs per game, but have a strong defense, allowing only two runs per game. Their pitching has been particularly impressive, with opponents having a low .173 batting average against them. Mark Canha leads the team in batting average and Carson Kelly leads in RBI. To continue their success, they will need another strong performance from Skubal in their upcoming game against the Mets.

New York Mets Analysis

The New York Mets have struggled early in the season, entering this game on a four-game losing streak. Despite strong pitching, the team has struggled offensively, ranking near the bottom in batting average, on base percentage, and slugging percentage. Francisco Alvarez leads the team in batting average, while Brett Baty leads in home runs and RBI. The Mets will need to improve their performance at the plate to secure a win. In their last matchup, the Mets lost to Milwaukee 3-1, and will need to play better to come out on top in this game. The team currently has a power ranking of 18 and ranks last in offense, averaging 2 runs per game. Detroit has struggled against New York in previous matchups.

Detroit Tigers Dominating Offensively, Set to Secure Fifth Consecutive Victory Against Slumping New York Mets

The Detroit Tigers have demonstrated impressive offensive prowess by securing four consecutive victories, scoring a total of 17 runs in their last three games. Despite a strong initial performance by Quintana, previous statistics show that he has struggled in his last three starts against the Tigers, with a record of 0-1 and giving up 12 runs. As a result, Detroit is likely to continue their offensive success in the upcoming game. Conversely, the New York Mets have faced difficulties, suffering four consecutive losses while only managing to score eight runs in their last four games. Their offensive challenges are further compounded by a low batting average of under .190 for the season, indicating a lack of consistent base hits. With Skubal delivering a solid performance in his first start, coupled with Detroit's bullpen allowing only one run so far this season, the Mets may struggle to keep up with the Tigers. Therefore, it is recommended to bet on Detroit to cover the money line.

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