Betting Previews: 4/20/2022

Today we will be previewing three games, two on the MLB slate and one on the NBA Playoff slate.


Yankees @ Tigers

The New York Yankees (6-5) will travel to Comerica Park tonight to take on the Detroit Tigers (4-6). These two teams have split the series against each other throughout the last 5 seasons, with both teams going 3-3 since 2018. The Yankees have scored 30 total runs so far this year, their lowest run total through 11 games since 1977. The Tigers .201 average through 10 games is tied for their 7th lowest mark in franchise history. Detroit will start Eduardo Rodriguez in this game while the Yankees will counter with Luis Severino. First pitch is scheduled for 6:40 PM Eastern Time.

Blue Jays @ Red Sox

The Toronto Blue Jays (6-5) will travel to Fenway Park to take on their division rival Boston Red Sox (6-5). The Blue Jays went 5-5 against the Red Sox at Fenway last season, and posted a 6.1 average runs per game, the most at Fenway last year. Rafael Devers is riding a 15-game hitting streak extending back to September 2021. This is the longest active streak in baseball. The Red Sox are starting Nick Pivetta while the Blue Jays will start Jose Berrios. First pitch is scheduled for 6:10 PM Eastern Time.

NBA Playoffs:

76ers @ Raptors

The fifth-seeded Toronto Raptors will look for an answer against the fourth-seeded 76ers when they return home tonight, after now being down 2-0 in the series. With Scottie Barnes injured for Toronto, the Raptors must do their best to limit Embiid, who had 31 points in Game 2. Gary Trent Jr and Thad Young also saw limited playing time in the first two games of the series. Tip-off is scheduled for 8 PM Eastern Time.