The Cleveland Indians and New York Yankees will face off in an afternoon rubber match to settle the score in a three-game road set at Yankee Stadium.
- The Indians are 1-4 in their last 5 road games.
- The Yankees are 4-0 in Tanakas last 4 home starts.
- The OVER is 5-1-1 in the Indians’ last 7 games.
Carlos Carrasco and Masahiro Tanaka will take the ball for the Tribe and Yanks, respectively. Carrasco (7-5, 3.12 ERA) saw his streak of nine straight starts allowing three or fewer runs come to an end in Tuesday’s loss to Minnesota. Tanaka (7-4, 3.46) struggled once again on the road in Tuesday’s setback to the Mets, surrendering a season-high six earned runs in 6 1/3 frames.
The Indians are scoring runs in bunches right now. Cleveland has scored at least five runs in nine straight games for the first time since July 17-26, 2002.
Opening Odds & Computer Pick
On the MLB moneyline for this betting odds matchup, New York sat as -102 underdogs earlier in the day at Bodog. The over/under total was set at 8, according to MyBookie.
Handicapping models based on recent betting stats and prediction formulas pick a 6.4-4.6 win for the Yankees. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming MLB matchups here.
Cleveland Indians vs New York Yankees Matchup
Team Betting Records & Power Rankings
New York (55-55) will face the 62-46 Indians in this tilt. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and New York vs Cleveland injuries news.
According to MLB Power Rankings here, it’s the No. 18-ranked New York Yankees and the No. 16-rated Cleveland Indians in this matchup.
Scoring stats point to some edges in this matchup. The game features the New York Yankees No. 23-ranked scoring average of 4.1 runs per game, against a Cleveland Indians offense rated No. 4 and scoring 5.02 runs per game. The Yankees have averaged 8.38 hits per game to date this season, less than the Indians hitters have managed (9.06 per nine innings).
Comparing defensive stats, Cleveland owns the No. 6-rated road mark, allowing 3.96 runs per game on the highway. New York, on the other hand, rates No. 18 in scoring at home.
Recent Outings Betting Recap
The Indians grabbed a win last time out, defeating C Sabathia and the Yankees 5-2 on Saturday at Yankee Stadium.
- Cleveland is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games
- Cleveland is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games
- The total has gone OVER in 5 of Cleveland’s last 6 games
- Cleveland is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games on the road
- NY Yankees is 2-8 ATS in its last 10 games
- NY Yankees is 3-7 SU in its last 10 games
- The total has gone OVER in 6 of NY Yankees’s last 8 games
- The total has gone UNDER in 15 of NY Yankees’s last 22 games
Next Betting Matchups
Cleveland at Washington, Tuesday, August 9th
New York at Boston, Tuesday, August 9th