Los Angeles Angels vs. New York Yankees Free Pick

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The Los Angeles Angels will head east to face off against the New York Yankees at Yankee Stadium. The first pitch is scheduled for 6:35 p.m. ET and YES Network will showcase this AL matchup.

Los Angeles Angels vs. New York Yankees Odds

New York (receiving -280 odds) is the huge favorite against Los Angeles and Vegas has the Over/Under for this one at 10 runs. The odds for betting on the game’s total currently stand at -115 for the over and -105 for the under. You can also wager on the game’s spread with the most recent runline odds standing at +115 for the Angels +1.5 runs and -135 for the Yankees -1.5.

The Yankees are 98-53 straight up (SU) and 87-64 against the spread (ATS). They’ve gained 19.6 units for moneyline bettors and 23.8 units ATS. The Angels are 68-82 SU and have gone 74-76 against the spread. Overall, the team’s lost 20.2 units for gamblers taking the moneyline and 5.0 units ATS.

Yankees games have an over/under record of 81-65-5 in 2019. Angels games have gone over 72 times, gone under 67 times and pushed on 11 occasions.

The southpaw Jose Suarez is projected to start for the visiting Angels. Suarez is 2-6 with a 6.94 ERA and 61 strikeouts. He has yet to face the Yankees this year and did not record a start against them in 2018, either.

The Yankees are sending Luis Severino to the mound. This game represents the first MLB start of the year for the right-handed Severino.

New York’s pitching staff has yielded 4.6 runs per game overall this year as a unit. The club’s starters have an ERA of 4.61, a WHIP of 1.30 and a strikeouts-per-nine of 9.0. The bullpen has a 4.11 ERA, 1.32 WHIP and 9.9 K/9.

The New York hitters have put up 5.9 runs per outing, including 7.0 per game over its last 10 games and 7.6 per game over their last five. The team has a slash-line of .282/.369/.513 over its last five matchups and is 3-2 SU during that stretch.

The Yankees’ hitters have been led by second baseman DJ LeMahieu and shortstop Gleyber Torres. LeMahieu is slashing .328/.375/.516 with 24 home runs, 93 RBIs and 103 runs scored, while the line for Torres stands at .284/.344/.544 with 37 homers, 87 RBIs and 94 runs scored.

In the other dugout, Los Angeles’ pitching staff allowed 5.3 runs per game and its starting pitchers own a 5.50 ERA, 1.37 WHIP and 8.48 K/9. The bullpen has an ERA of 4.70, along with a WHIP of 1.37.

Angels hitters have slashed .250/.330/.429 on their way to 4.9 runs scored per game this season, including 3.6 runs per game over the team’s last 10 games and 2.8 per game over the team’s last five contests (1-4 SU).

David Fletcher and Mike Trout continue to lead Los Angeles’ offense. Fletcher is hitting .288/.349/.385 with five home runs, 46 RBIs and 78 runs scored, while Trout is hitting .291/.438/.645 with 45 homers, 104 RBIs and 110 runs scored.

The Angels have lost 7.3 units and are 51-49 ATS when facing a righty starter this season. The over has hit in 49 of those games, compared to 42 that’ve gone under against right-handed starting pitchers. On the other hand, the Yankees have netted 6.8 units and are 30-18 ATS when facing a left-handed starting pitcher. The over has hit in 25 of those games, compared to 21 that’ve gone under.

Angels vs. Yankees MLB Pick

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

Betting Trends

  • The over has cashed in just two of Los Angeles’ last seven outings.
  • The Angels have an OPS of .759 this season and an OPS of .763 when facing right-handed pitchers. The Yankees’ OPS sits at .836 overall and .831 against righties.
  • New York has recorded 27.6 Runs + Hits + Errors per game over its last 10 games and 29.6 over its last five.
  • The Angels have hit 14 home runs in their last 10 games. The Yankees have hit 23 over their last 10.