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The New York Yankees are set to face off against the Arizona Diamondbacks at Yankee Stadium. The game gets underway 1:05 p.m. ET and Fox Sports Arizona will be televising this interleague showdown.

Arizona Diamondbacks vs. New York Yankees Odds

Arizona (+125) is entering this game as the underdog against New York (-135) and oddsmakers have put the Over/Under for this one at 10 runs. The odds for betting on the game’s total currently sit at -105 for the under and -115 for the over. You can also bet on the game’s spread with the runline odds standing at Diamondbacks +1.5 runs (-170) and Yankees -1.5 runs (+150).

The Yankees are 67-39 straight up (SU) and 62-43 against the spread (ATS). They’ve gained 11.7 units for bettors taking the moneyline and 21.3 units ATS. New York has a 3-4 ATS record over its last seven games and the over has hit in all seven of them. The Diamondbacks, on the other hand, have gone 54-54 SU this year and are 60-47 ATS. In total, the club has lost 1.5 units for gamblers taking the moneyline, but have gained 8.9 units ATS. Arizona is 3-4 ATS over its last seven games and the under has hit in three of those seven.

Yankees games have a 58-43-4 over/under record in 2019. Diamondbacks games have gone over 51 times, gone under 48 times and pushed on eight instances.

Zack Greinke will get the start for the D-backs. The right-handed Greinke (10-4, 2.87 ERA) has racked up 128 punchouts in 141 innings so far. He’s 1-0 with seven strikeouts and a 1.17 ERA against New York this year.

The Yankees are turning to Masahiro Tanaka (7-6, 4.79 ERA). Tanaka has 102 strikeouts and 29 walks, along with a WHIP of 1.25. Tanaka is 0-1 with six strikeouts and a 6.75 ERA in one start against Arizona this year.

As a unit, New York’s pitching staff has allowed 4.7 runs per game overall this season. Its starters have an ERA of 4.77, a WHIP of 1.32 and a strikeouts-per-nine of 8.9. The bullpen has a 3.89 ERA, 1.31 WHIP and 9.9 K/9.

The New York hitters have produced 5.8 runs per outing, including 6.9 per game over its last 10 games and 4.8 per game over their last five. The team has hit .251/.318/.417 over its last five matchups and is 1-4 SU during that span.

Second baseman DJ LeMahieu and shortstop Gleyber Torres have led the charge for the Yankees’ hitters this year. LeMahieu is slashing .332/.382/.517 with 15 home runs, 71 RBIs and 74 runs scored, while Torres is batting .288 with 20 homers, 55 RBIs and 65 runs.

In the visiting dugout, Arizona’s pitchers have allowed 4.5 runs per game and its starters own a 4.20 ERA, 1.25 WHIP and 8.75 K/9. The bullpen has logged an ERA of 4.43, along with a WHIP of 1.25.

Diamondbacks hitters have slashed .258/.328/.445 on their way to 5.1 runs scored per game this year, including 4.2 runs per game over the team’s last 10 games and 4.4 per game over the team’s last five outings (2-3 SU).

Ketel Marte and Eduardo Escobar have paced Arizona’s offense. Marte is hitting .316/.374/.569 with 23 home runs, 65 RBIs and 70 runs scored, while Escobar (.284/.341/.532) has produced 22 homers, 80 RBIs and 66 runs scored.

The Diamondbacks have lost 2.3 units and are 44-32 ATS when facing a righty starter this season. The over has cashed in 32 of those games, compared to 39 that’ve gone under in such games. On the other hand, the Yankees have netted 15.7 units and are 46-29 ATS when facing a righty starter. The over’s cashed in 43 of those games, compared to 30 that went under.

Diamondbacks vs. Yankees Free MLB Tip

Predictions: SU Winner – Yankees, ATS Winner – Diamondbacks, O/U – OVER

Betting Trends

  • Arizona has recorded 13 extra-base hits over its last five contests. New York has 19 XBH over its last five.
  • The Diamondbacks have hit nine home runs in their last 10 games, including six over their last five.
  • The Diamondbacks have a team OPS of .773 this season and an OPS of .746 against right-handed pitchers. The Yankees’ OPS sits at .816 overall and .832 against righties.
  • Arizona has recorded 19.8 Runs + Hits + Errors per game over its last 10 games and 18.4 over its last five.