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2022 MLB Handicapping
(56-20-0) New York Yankees vs. Cleveland Guardians (38-34-0)
Date: Friday, July 1st
Time: 07:10 ETPM ET
Venue: Progressive Field Cleveland
Projected Pitchers: Gerrit Cole vs. Aaron Civale
MLB Moneyline Odds: Yankees -210 Guardians 170
MLB run line Betting Odds: Yankees +1.5, Guardians -1.5
MLB Baseball Gambling Total: O/U: 7.5
New York Yankees
Heading into the game, the New York Yankees have an overall record of 56-20-0. When playing on the road, the team has gone 22-11. In the AL East division, New York currently sits 1st So far, the team has gone 39-37-0 vs the runline, while being favored in 93.0% of their games. The Yankees’ over-under record is 34-40-2.
For New York, Gerrit Cole gets the start with an overall record of 6-2. This includes a strong ERA of 2.99. So far, he is lasting an average of 5.81 innings per outing, as well as 11.44 strikeouts per 9 innings pitched. In terms of walks, he allows an average of 2.37 per 9. In total, Cole has given up 12 home runs.
Throughout the season, the Yankees have not had to turn to their bullpen for major innings. The team’s relief corps has combined for one of the lower ERA’s in the MLB at 2.73.
During the season, the New York Yankees have performed well on offense, averaging 5.04 runs per game. The team comes into the game with an overall run differential of 151.0. On offense, the Yankees have a team batting average of 0.239, placing them 18th in the league. On their balls in play, New York has the 1st ranked BABIP of 0.324. With runners on base, the Yankees are averaging just 0.61 stolen bases per game.
New York has been strong on defense, ranking 4th in fewest errors at 0.42 per game. The team’s defense is turning double plays at a rate below the league average, at 0.61 per contest.
Heading into the game, the Cleveland Guardians have an overall record of 38-34-0. When playing at home, the team has gone 19-15. In the AL Central division, Cleveland currently sits 2nd So far, the team has gone 39-34-0 vs the runline, while being favored in 50.0% of their games. The Guardians’ over-under record is 35-33-5.
For Cleveland, Aaron Civale gets the start with an overall record of 2-4. He comes into the game with an elevated ERA of 7.2. So far, he is lasting an average of 4.44 innings per outing. as well as 8.78 strikeouts per 9 innings pitched. In terms of walks, he allows an average of 2.92 per 9. In total, Civale has given up 6 home runs.
Throughout the season, the Guardians have not had to turn to their bullpen for major innings. The team’s relief corps has combined for one of the lower ERA’s in the MLB at 3.39.
So far, the Cleveland Guardians have been scoring runs at a rate similar to the league average, at 4.43 runs per game. The team comes into the game with an overall run differential of 12.0. The Guardians come into the game with a strong team batting average of 0.248. Cleveland combined batting average on balls in play is just 0.234. Placing them below average. In terms of stolen bases, the Guardians are doing so near the league average, at 0.81 per game.
Cleveland has struggled in the field, ranking below average in errors committed, at 0.6 per game. During the season, the team is averaging 0.81 double plays per game.
MLB Baseball Betting Trends:
- NY Yankees is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
- NY Yankees is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games on the road
- Guardians are 11-5 in their last 16 games vs. a right-handed starter.
New York Yankees vs. Cleveland Guardians MLB Prediction:
Heading into this game, the pitching matchup favors the New York Yankees. In addition to holding the edge in ERA, Gerrit Cole he has the better WHIP of 1.0 compared to Aaron Civale at 1.6. Cole will be facing a Guardians offense ranked 10th in batting average. Civale faces a Yankees offense that has a batting average of 0.239 (18th).
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