The New York Yankees will play host to the Los Angeles Angels at Yankee Stadium. This AL showdown will be televised nationally on Fox and the first pitch is scheduled for 7:15 p.m. ET.
Los Angeles Angels vs. New York Yankees Odds
The Angels have gone 28-23 SU this year and are 24-26 against the spread (ATS). They’ve gained 3.5 units for moneyline gamblers in this young season, despite having lost 1.6 units ATS. The Yankees, on the other hand, are 32-15 SU and 25-21 ATS. The team has gained 7.5 units for bettors taking the moneyline and 3.3 units ATS.
New York games have an over/under record of 27-17-2 so far in 2018. The Angels have an over/under record of 23-24-3.
The right-handed Jaime Barria is projected to start for Los Angeles. Barria is 3-1 with a 2.13 ERA and 20 strikeouts. He has yet to face the Yankees this year and did not record a start against them in 2017, either.
The Yankees will be sending righty Sonny Gray (3-3, 5.48 ERA) to the mound. Gray has 37 strikeouts and 25 walks to his credit, as well as a 1.63 WHIP. Gray did not record a start against the Angels in 2017.
New York’s pitchers have allowed 4.2 runs per game overall in 2018 as a unit. Its starting pitching staff has a 4.04 ERA, 1.22 WHIP and 8.4 strikeouts per nine innings. The bullpen has a 3.44 ERA, 1.19 WHIP and 12.5 K/9.
New York’s offense is putting up 5.9 runs per outing, including 6.4 per game over its last 10 games and 7.2 per game over its last five. The team has a slash-line of .283/.347/.641 over its last five games and is 3-2 SU during that stretch.
The Yankees batters have been led by Aaron Judge, who is slashing .279/.409/.559 with 13 home runs, 38 RBIs and 37 runs scored. Judge seemed to enjoy hitting right-handed pitchers at home last season. Across 257 such plate appearances, he slashed .318/.424/.771 (his overall season line was .284/.422/.627).
For the visiting squad, Los Angeles pitchers have allowed 4.1 runs per game and its starting pitchers own a 3.56 ERA, 1.23 WHIP and 9.21 K/9. The bullpen has managed an ERA of 3.73, along with a K-per-9 of 9.14.
Angels hitters have slashed .248/.324/.417 on their way to 4.6 runs scored per game this season, including 3.2 runs per game over the teams last 10 games and 4.4 per game over the teams last five outings (3-2 SU).
Andrelton Simmons has led Los Angeles hitters. Simmons is slashing .330/.399/.462 with three home runs, 29 RBIs, 30 runs and five stolen bases.
The Yankees are looking for another win after a 2-1 victory in the prior game of the series.
Los Angeles Angels at New York Yankees Free Pick
Predictions: SU Winner – Yankees, ATS Winner – Angels, O/U – OVER
- The under has hit in three of Los Angeles last seven games.
- The Angels have hit nine home runs in their last 10 games. The Yankees have hit 28 over their last 10.
- New York has averaged 27.2 runs + hits + errors over its last 10 games and 28.0 over its last five.