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The New York Yankees are ready to square off against the Philadelphia Phillies at Citizens Bank Park. The game gets underway 7:05 p.m. ET and YES Network will be airing this interleague matchup.

New York Yankees at Philadelphia Phillies Odds

Vegas is listing New York (-220) as the favorite over Philadelphia (+200). The total sits at 7.5 runs and bettors can wager on the over for -115 and the under for -105. Bettors can also wager on the games spread with the most recent runline odds standing at -150 for the Yankees -1.5 runs and +130 for the Phillies +1.5.

The Yankees are 51-25 SU and have gone 40-35 against the spread (ATS). They’ve gained 8.9 units for moneyline bettors and 3.3 units ATS. The Phillies, on the other hand, are 41-35 SU and 33-42 ATS. They’ve gained 7.2 units for bettors taking the moneyline while earning 15.8 units ATS.

Philadelphia games have had an over/under record of 36-35-4 thus far in 2018. The Yankees have been a decent under bet with a total record of 33-39-3.

Luis Severino is getting the start for the visiting Yankees. The right-handed Severino is 11-2 with a 2.24 ERA and 123 strikeouts. He has yet to face the Phillies this year and did not record a start against them in 2017, either.

The Phillies are putting the ball in the right hand of Jake Arrieta (5-5, 3.42 ERA, 1.23 WHIP), who has 54 strikeouts and 26 walks this season. Arrieta did not record a start against the Yankees in 2017.

New York’s pitchers have allowed 3.8 runs per game and its starters own a 3.82 ERA, 1.19 WHIP and 9.06 K/9. The bullpen has managed an excellent ERA of just 2.75, along with a K-per-9 of 12.04.

The Yankees offense has slashed .250/.332/.458 on its way to 5.2 runs scored per game in 2018, including 3.8 runs per game over the teams last 10 games and 3.0 per game over the teams last five contests (2-3 SU).

Giancarlo Stanton and Aaron Judge continue to lead New York’s hitters. Stanton is slashing .266/.340/.519 with 19 home runs, 46 RBIs and 46 runs scored, while Judge is hitting .277 with 20 homers, 52 RBIs and 52 runs scored.

For the home team, Philadelphia’s pitchers have allowed 4.2 runs per game overall this season. The teams starters have an ERA of 3.80, a WHIP of 1.22 and a strikeouts-per-nine of 9.1. The bullpen has a 4.24 ERA, 1.34 WHIP and 9.5 K/9.

Philadelphia’s offense is putting up 4.4 runs per contest, including 5.7 per game over its last 10 games and 5.8 per game over its last five. The teams hit .269/.359/.474 over its last five matchups and is 3-2 SU during that stretch.

The Phillies batters have been led by outfielder Odubel Herrera and second baseman Cesar Hernandez. Herrera is hitting .302/.357/.500 with 13 home runs, 45 RBIs and 40 runs scored, and Hernandez line is .261/.372/.385 with eight homers, 27 RBIs, 54 runs and 12 stolen bases.

New York Yankees vs. Philadelphia Phillies MLB Prediction

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

Betting Notes

  • New York has tallied 14 extra-base hits over its last five games. Philadelphia has 16 XBH over its last five.
  • New York has posted 19.8 Runs + Hits + Errors per game over its last 10 contests and 16.6 over its last five.
  • The Yankees have hit 15 home runs in their last 10 games. The Phillies have hit 18 over their last 10.