The New York Yankees will square off against the Los Angeles Angels in a Wednesday showdown. The opening pitch is scheduled for 10:07 p.m. ET and YES Network will be televising this AL matchup.
New York Yankees at Los Angeles Angels Odds
New York (+105) is entering this one as the underdog to Los Angeles (-115) and Vegas has set the Over/Under for this one at 8.5 runs (+105 for the over and -125 for the under). Bettors can also wager on the game’s runline with the most recent odds coming in at Yankees +1.5 runs (-200) and Angels -1.5 runs (+170).
The Yankees are 13-10 SU and have gone 11-11 against the spread (ATS). They’ve lost 7.3 units for moneyline gamblers over the early portions of the year and 1.2 units ATS. New York has covered the spread four times in its last seven games and the total has gone under in five of those seven. The Angels, on the other hand, are 9-15 SU and 13-10 ATS. They’ve lost 5.0 units for moneyline bettors while gaining 3.3 units ATS. Los Angeles has a 3-4 ATS mark over its last seven outings and the total has gone under in four of those seven.
Los Angeles games have had an over/under record of 7-15-1 so far in 2019. The Yankees have an over/under record of 10-12.
CC Sabathia will get the nod for the visiting Yankees. The southpaw Sabathia (1-0, 0.00 ERA) has recorded eight punchouts in 10 innings so far. He has yet to face the Angels this year and only made one start against them in 2018 (1-0, 1.29 ERA and four strikeouts across seven innings).
The Angels are turning to righty Felix Pena (0-1, 4.15 ERA), who has 14 strikeouts and seven walks, in addition to a 1.15 WHIP. Pena did not record a start against the Yankees in 2018.
As a unit, Los Angeles’ pitchers have given up 4.9 runs per game overall this season. Its starters have an ERA of 6.01, a WHIP of 1.45 and a strikeouts-per-nine of 7.1. The bullpen has a 3.52 ERA, 1.34 WHIP and 10.0 K/9.
The Los Angeles hitters are putting up 4.3 runs per outing, including 5.1 per game over its last 10 games and 4.8 per game over their last five. The team has hit .261/.337/.467 over its last five games and is 1-4 SU during that span.
The Angels’ offense has been led by shortstop Andrelton Simmons and left fielder Brian Goodwin. Simmons is hitting .258/.273/.381 with 25 hits, 11 RBIs and nine runs scored, while Goodwin’s line is .361/.437/.623 with three homers, 10 RBIs and 14 runs.
For the visitors, New York’s pitchers have allowed 3.9 runs per game and its starting pitchers own a 3.18 ERA, 1.16 WHIP and 9.67 K/9. The bullpen has logged an ERA of 4.25, along with a WHIP of 1.16 and a K-per-9 of 10.56.
Yankees hitters have slashed .253/.340/.459 on their way to 5.2 runs scored per game this year, including 5.3 runs per game over the team’s last 10 games and 6.6 per game over the team’s last five contests (5-0 SU).
Clint Frazier and DJ LeMahieu have led New York’s hitters. Frazier is slashing .324/.342/.632 with six home runs, 17 RBIs and 10 runs scored. LeMahieu (.272/.330/.383) has produced one homers, 10 RBIs and 12 runs scored.
The Yankees have lost 4.8 units and are 10-9 ATS when facing a righty starter this season. The over has hit in 10 of those games, compared to nine that’ve gone under in such games. On the other hand, the Angels have lost 6.5 units and are 3-5 ATS when facing a lefty starter. The over’s cashed in one of those games, compared to seven that’ve gone under.
Yankees vs. Angels MLB Tip
Predictions: SU Winner – Angels, ATS Winner – Yankees, O/U – OVER
- The over has hit in just two of New York’s last seven games.
- The Yankees have a team OPS of .799 this season and an OPS of .817 when facing right-handed pitchers. The Angels’ OPS stands at .714 overall and .738 versus righties.
- The Yankees have won seven of their last eight games SU while the Angels have lost eight of their last nine.
- New York has posted 22.1 Runs + Hits + Errors per game over its last 10 contests and 27.8 over its last five.
- The Yankees have hit 16 home runs in their last 10 games, including 11 over their last five.