New York Yankees vs. Los Angeles Angels Matchup

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The Los Angeles Angels are set to host the New York Yankees at Angel Stadium of Anaheim. YES Network will showcase this AL showdown and the action gets going at 10:07 p.m. ET.

New York Yankees at Los Angeles Angels Odds

Oddsmakers are listing Los Angeles (+105) as the underdog to New York (-115). If you think this game’s total will go under 8.5 runs, Vegas is currently offering -105 odds. Taking the over will give you -115 odds. Bettors can also wager on the game’s runline with the current odds sitting at +130 for the Yankees -1.5 runs and -150 for the Angels +1.5 runs.

The Angels are 11-10 against the spread (ATS)despite being only 9-13 straight up (SU). They’ve lost 5.0 units for bettors taking the moneyline while earning 0.7 units ATS. Los Angeles has covered the spread only twice in its last seven games and the total has gone over in four of those seven. The Yankees are 11-10 SU and have gone 11-9 against the spread. In total, the club has lost 9.3 units for bettors taking the moneyline in the season’s early going, but have gained 0.8 units ATS. New York has covered the spread five times in its last seven games and the under has hit in six of those seven.

Los Angeles games have had an over/under record of 6-14-1 thus far in 2019. New York has an over/under record of 9-11.

Southpaw J.A. Happ is getting the start for the visiting Bronx Bombers. Happ is 0-2 with a 7.23 ERA and 17 strikeouts. He has yet to face the Angels this year and only made one start against them in 2018 (1-0, 2.57 ERA and five strikeouts over seven innings).

The Angels will turn to righty Matt Harvey (0-2, 9.64 ERA), who has 14 strikeouts and eight walks, in addition to a 1.82 WHIP. Harvey did not register a start against the Yankees in 2018.

As a unit, Los Angeles’ pitching staff has allowed 4.9 runs per game overall in 2019. The club’s starters have an ERA of 6.13, a WHIP of 1.46 and a strikeouts-per-nine of 7.1. The bullpen has a 3.59 ERA, 1.37 WHIP and 9.8 K/9.

Los Angeles’ hitters are putting up 4.4 runs per outing, including 4.8 per game over its last 10 games and 6.0 per game over their last five. The team has slashed .326/.393/.580 over its last five matchups and is 1-4 SU during that span.

The Angels’ batters have been led by shortstop Andrelton Simmons and outfielder David Fletcher. Simmons is hitting .273/.281/.398 with 24 hits, 11 RBIs and nine runs scored, and Fletcher is batting .299 with 20 hits, four RBIs and 10 runs scored.

In the other dugout, New York’s pitching staff allowed 3.9 runs per game and its starters own a 3.41 ERA, 1.21 WHIP and 10.05 K/9. The bullpen has an ERA of 4.17, along with a K/9 of 11.05.

The Yankees offense has slashed .257/.345/.465 on its way to 5.2 runs scored per game in 2019, including 5.4 runs per game over the team’s last 10 games and 5.6 per game over the team’s last five contests (4-1 SU).

Second baseman DJ LeMahieu and right fielder Aaron Judge have led New York’s hitters. LeMahieu is slashing .306/.366/.431 with 22 hits, 10 RBIs and 12 runs scored, while Judge (.288/.404/.521) is up to 21 hits, five homers, 11 RBIs and 13 runs scored.

The Yankees have lost 6.8 units and are 10-7 ATS when facing a right-handed starting pitcher this year. The over has hit in nine of those games, as opposed to eight that’ve gone under in such games. On the other hand, the Angels have lost 5.4 units and are 2-5 ATS when facing a lefty starter. The over’s hit in one of those games, compared to six that went under the total.

Yankees vs. Angels MLB Tip

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

Betting Trends

  • The over has cashed in four of Los Angeles’ last seven games.
  • The Yankees have hit 15 home runs in their last 10 games, including eight over their last five.
  • The Yankees have an OPS of .810 this season and an OPS of .839 when facing right-handed pitchers. The Angels’ OPS stands at .730 overall and .749 versus righties.
  • New York has recorded 21.8 Runs + Hits + Errors per game over its last 10 outings and 22.8 over its last five.
  • The Yankees have won five of their last six games SU.