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New York Yankees vs. Cleveland Guardians – MLB – Predictions, Betting Lines, Odds and Trends

The New York Yankees (7-6) host the Cleveland Guardians (7-4) at 7:05 PM ET on Friday, featuring a showdown of top-five power hitters. Anthony Rizzo has four homers (fifth in league) for the Yankees, and Jose Ramirez is fifth with four round-trippers for the Guardians.

The Yankees are favored (-200 on the moneyline) when they host the Guardians (+175). Jameson Taillon (0-1) will start in ths one for the New York Yankees. The Cleveland Guardians have yet to tab a starter for this game. The over/under in the game is 9 total runs.

Yankees vs. Guardians Predictions

Yankees vs. Guardians Betting Odds

Yankees vs Guardians Betting Information
Favorite Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Total Over Total Odds Under Total Odds Spread Favorite Spread Odds Underdog Spread Odds
Yankees -200 +175 9 -110 -110 -1.5 -110 -110

Yankees vs. Guardians Hitting Splits 2021

Yankees

  • New York has a 4-5 record from the nine games it was favored on the moneyline over its last 10 matchups.
  • Over their last 10 outings, the Yankees and their opponents combined to hit the over two times (nine of the games had set totals).
  • New York’s record against the spread is 4-5-0 over its past 10 games (bookmakers set spreads in nine of those games).

Guardians

  • In 81 games on the road last season, they hit 101 homers, an average of 1.2 per contest.
  • They slugged .403 in 81 road games last season.
  • They averaged 8.1 base hits per game and had a .238 batting average on the road last season.
  • They scored 4.6 runs per game last season on the road.
  • When they played on the road last season, they had a team on-base percentage of .302 and drew 2.8 walks per game.
  • They struck out 8.9 times per game in 81 away games last season.

Yankees vs. Guardians Starting Pitcher Betting Trends

Projected starter: Jameson Taillon

  • Taillon has started two games with set spreads, and the Yankees went 1-1-0.
  • The Yankees were named the moneyline favorite for two Taillon starts this season — they split the games.
  • His team split the two matchups he’s appeared in this season.
  • Taillon’s two starts with a total this season both went under.

Yankees Batting Leaders

  • Rizzo paces the Yankees in home runs (four) and runs batted in (10).
  • Among hitters in baseball, Rizzo ranks fifth in home runs and 10th in RBI.
  • Aaron Hicks has a home run and seven walks while batting .270.
  • Hicks ranks 81st in homers and 165th in RBI this year.
  • Aaron Judge is hitting .255 with four doubles, a home run and six walks.
  • Judge has safely hit in two games in a row. During his last five outings he is batting .222 with a double, three walks and an RBI.
  • Isiah Kiner-Falefa is batting .282 with three doubles and three walks.
  • Kiner-Falefa enters this game on a two-game hitting streak. During his last five outings he is batting .438 with a double, two walks and an RBI.

Yankees Batting Leaders

  • Ramirez leads Cleveland in home runs with four, runs batted in with 20 and his batting average of .442 is also best on his team.
  • Ramirez’s home run total ranks fifth in the majors, and he is first in RBI.
  • Ramirez has hit safely in 10 straight games. In his last 10 games he is hitting .462 with four doubles, a triple, four home runs, four walks and 19 RBI.
  • Steven Kwan has 13 hits and an OBP of .511 to go with a slugging percentage of .559 this season.
  • Kwan is 195th in homers and 41st in RBI among all hitters in the major leagues.
  • Kwan has hit safely in two straight games. In his last five games he is hitting .200 with two doubles, a walk and two RBI.
  • Myles Straw has collected 14 base hits, an OBP of .431 and a slugging percentage of .419 this season.
  • Straw enters this matchup on a three-game hitting streak. During his last five outings he is hitting .278 with a double, a triple, two walks and two RBI.
  • Oscar Mercado has nine hits and an OBP of .225 to go with a slugging percentage of .550 this season.
  • Mercado enters this game on a two-game hitting streak. In his last five games he is batting .267 with a double and two RBI.

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