Originally written on Rotowire  |  Last updated 11/14/14

11 APR 2009: Detroit Tigers starting pitcher Justin Verlander (35) during the Detroit Tigers 4-3 win over the Texas Rangers at Comerica Park in Detroit, Michigan. Verlander would not get a decision pitching 5 innings while allowing 2 hits and 1 earned run. Photo via Newscom Photo via Newscom

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Record 36-42 Bank Account +24 Yankees at Tigers - Phil Hughes vs Justin Verlander......here we go! I am a huge Yanks fan so I have said before I shy away from betting against them, but this opportunity is too good. Verlander is 3-0 with a 2.28 ERA and 32 strikeouts in 27 2-3 innings over his last four starts versus the Bronx Bombers at home. Verlander on the year is pitching much better at home as his 1.37 ERA indicates (2.55 overall). Hughes is coming off his worst start of the year in which he gave up seven runs to the Angels. Plus, on the road this year Hughes is 1-3 with a 6.57 ERA while allowing opponents to hit .318 in five starts. Hughes has pitched well at Detroit, but that was previous years. Also, Miguel Cabrera owns Hughes going 7 for 14 with three homers and a double. TV's Take: Tigers -1.5 +120/Bet $200 to win $240 This was the only game that stuck out for me. Good luck!
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