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The Los Angeles Dodgers are prepared to battle against the New York Yankees at Dodger Stadium. This interleague showdown will be televised nationwide on Fox Sports One and the opening pitch is scheduled for 4:05 p.m. ET.

New York Yankees vs. Los Angeles Dodgers Odds

Los Angeles (receiving -140 odds) is hosting this one as the favorite over New York and Vegas has set the Over/Under for this one at 9.5 runs. The odds for wagering on the game’s total currently sit at -110 for both the over and the under. Bettors can also wager on the game’s runline with the current odds coming in at Yankees +1.5 runs (-170) and Dodgers -1.5 runs (+150).

The Dodgers are 85-45 straight up (SU) and 63-66 against the spread (ATS). They’ve gained 18.5 units for bettors taking the moneyline while earning 4.0 units ATS. Los Angeles has covered the spread only twice in its last seven games and the under has hit in four of those seven. On the other hand, the Yankees are 84-46 SU and have gone 74-55 ATS. In total, the team’s accumulated 16.9 units for bettors taking the moneyline and 20.8 units ATS. New York hasn’t covered the spread in any of its last seven games and the over has hit in four of those seven.

Dodgers games have had an over/under record of 59-63-7 in 2019. The Yankees have been a great over bet with a total record of 73-52-4.

Southpaw CC Sabathia is projected to start for the visiting Bronx Bombers. Sabathia is 5-7 with a 5.01 ERA and 87 strikeouts. He has yet to face the Dodgers this year and did not record a start against them in 2018, either.

The Dodgers are handing the ball to righty Tony Gonsolin (1-1, 3.00 ERA), who has 15 strikeouts and one walks, along with a WHIP of 0.94. Gonsolin did not appear in the majors in 2018.

As a unit, Los Angeles’ pitchers have given up 3.8 runs per game overall in 2019. Its starters have an ERA of 3.00, a WHIP of 1.05 and a strikeouts-per-nine of 9.3. The bullpen has a 4.13 ERA, 1.21 WHIP and 9.1 K/9.

The Los Angeles offense has produced 5.5 runs per contest, including 6.8 per game over its last 10 games and 5.2 per game over its last five. The team has a slash-line of .245/.346/.479 over its last five contests and is 3-2 SU during that stretch.

First baseman Cody Bellinger and third baseman Justin Turner have led the Dodgers’ offense this year. Bellinger is hitting .314/.411/.662 with 42 home runs, 100 RBIs, 101 runs and 10 steals, and Turner is hitting .291 with 22 homers, 57 RBIs and 73 runs.

For the visitors, New York’s pitching staff allowed 4.7 runs per game and its starting pitchers own a 4.85 ERA, 1.32 WHIP and 8.84 K/9. The bullpen has an ERA of 4.08, along with a K/9 of 9.81.

The Yankees offense has slashed .273/.346/.490 on its way to 5.9 runs scored per game this year, including 5.1 runs per game over the team’s last 10 games and 4.6 per game over the team’s last five contests (1-4 SU).

Second baseman DJ LeMahieu and shortstop Gleyber Torres have paced New York’s hitters. LeMahieu is slashing .332/.378/.528 with 21 home runs, 86 RBIs and 88 runs scored, while Torres is hitting .287/.350/.551 with 32 homers, 76 RBIs and 84 runs scored.

The Yankees have gained 12.7 units and are 50-41 ATS when facing a righty starter this season. The over has cashed in 52 of those games, compared to 37 that’ve gone under in such games. On the other hand, the Dodgers have netted 0.3 units and are 16-25 ATS when facing a lefty starter. The over has hit in 20 of those games, compared to 21 that went under.

Yankees at Dodgers MLB Pick

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

Betting Notes

  • The over has hit in four of New York’s last seven outings.
  • The Yankees have hit 20 home runs in their last 10 games, including 11 over their last five.
  • The Yankees have a total OPS of .837 this season and an OPS of .827 when facing right-handed pitchers. The Dodgers’ OPS sits at .821 overall and .831 against righties.
  • Los Angeles has posted 25.6 Runs + Hits + Errors per game over its last 10 outings and 21.2 over its last five.