On Sunday, the Detroit Tigers (6-1) host the Oakland Athletics (1-7) at 1:40 p.m. ET. Athletics has lost four straight.

The Athletics (+150 underdog odds) visit the Tigers (-179). The Tigers give the ball to Jack Flaherty against the Athletics and Joseph Boyle (0:1).

On Sunday, the Tigers earned a 5-4 victory over the Athletics, with Jason Foley (1.0 IP, 0 R, 0 H, 2 K) securing the win for the Tigers. Spencer Torkelson went 2-for-4 with two doubles and an RBI to lead the offense. Lucas Erceg (1.0 IP, 1 R, 2 H, 2 K) was credited with the loss for the Athletics.

Get ready for the Tigers vs. Athletics game with everything you need to know before Sunday's baseball action, including how to watch.

Detroit Tigers vs. Oakland Athletics odds and betting lines

MLB odds courtesy of BetMGM sports betting. Odds updated at 3:19 p.m. ET on Saturday. For a complete list of sports betting odds, visit the USA TODAY Sports Betting Scores Odds Hub.

  • Favourite: Tigers (-179, bet $179 to win $100)
  • Outsider: Athletics (+150, bet $100 to win $150)
  • About under: 8.5

Tigers vs. Athletics: Live streaming information and game time

  • Gameday: Sunday, April 7, 2024
  • Playing time: 1:40 p.m. ET
  • Stadion: Comerica Park
  • TV channel: Bally Sports
  • Live broadcast: Fubo (Watch Free)

Tigers stats and trends

Tigers betting records

  • The Tigers have been listed as favorites four times this season and have won all of those games.
  • Detroit has played as -179 or greater favorites once this season and won that game.
  • The money line for this contest implies a 64.2% chance of the Tigers winning.
  • Detroit's plays went over the total on three of its seven chances.
  • The Tigers are 3-4-0 ATS in their seven games this season.

Jack Flaherty (Tigers' likely starter)

  • Flaherty (0-0) starts for the Tigers, his second of the season.
  • His last outing came Sunday against the Chicago White Sox, when the right-hander went six innings, giving up one earned run and allowing four hits.
  • In his only appearance this season, opposing batters posted a batting average of just .182 against him. He has a 1.50 ERA and averages 10.5 strikeouts per nine innings.
  • The opposing Athletics offense has the 24th slugging percentage (.327) and is tied for 25th in MLB with six home runs. It has a collective batting average of .196 and ranks 25th in MLB with 51 total hits and 28th in MLB action with 19 runs.

Tigers batting stats

  • The Tigers' eight home runs rank 13th in Major League Baseball.
  • Detroit's offense has a .354 slugging percentage this season, which ranks 21st in the MLB.
  • The Tigers rank 22nd in the league with a .217 batting average this season.
  • Detroit has scored 28 runs (4.0 per game) this season, ranking 22nd in the MLB.
  • The Tigers have an OBP of .298 this season, ranking 24th in the MLB.
  • Detroit ranks 13th in the MLB in strikeouts per game, averaging 8.7 whiffs per contest.

Athletics statistics and trends

Athletics betting records

  • The Athletics have been picked as underdogs in eight games this year and have emerged victorious once (12.5%) in those games.
  • Oakland has only played as a +150 or better underdog once this year and suffered a loss in that game.
  • The money line set for this match suggests the Athletics have a 40 percent chance of coming away with the win.
  • Oakland and its opponents have reached the over in six of their eight games this season, with oddsmakers having a total of one.
  • The Athletics have a record of 4-4-0 against the team in their eight games with a reported line this season.

Joseph Boyle (likely track and field starter)

  • The Athletics are sending Boyle (0-1) for the second time this season.
  • His last appearance was Tuesday against the Boston Red Sox, when the right-hander pitched 2 2/3 innings, giving up seven earned runs while giving up eight hits.
  • In a game this season, he has posted a 23.63 ERA and averaged 13.5 strikeouts per nine innings while opposing batters are batting .533 against him.
  • The opposing Tigers' offense has a collective batting average of .217, ranking 23rd in the league with 52 total hits and 22nd in MLB action with 28 runs scored. They rank 21st in slugging percentage (.354) and are 13th in the entire MLB with eight home runs.

Athletics hitting statistics

  • The Athletics rank 25th in the MLB with six home runs. They average 0.8 per game.
  • This season, Oakland's .327 slugging percentage ranks 24th in the majors.
  • The Athletics rank 27th in the MLB with a .196 batting average.
  • Oakland's offense is ranked No. 28 in baseball, scoring 2.4 runs per game (19 total runs).
  • The Athletics' on-base percentage of .272 is the fourth-worst in the MLB.

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