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Kershaw on the hill against the Yankees

Clayton Kershaw is expected to get the ball for the Los Angeles Dodgers on Wednesday night as they continue their home MLB betting series against the New York Yankees.

Kershaw is 10-6 with a 1.96 ERA on the season, and he's coming off a strong outing against the Reds in which he gave up just one run on six hits over his eight innings of work. Overall the Dodgers are 6-2 over the lefthander's last eight outings.

Hiroki Kuroda will take the mound for the Yankees; Kuroda is 10-6 this season.

View NY Yankees vs LA Dodgers Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
Baseball odds makers, including 5Dimes, opened the Dodgers as -177 moneyline favorites in this matchup. Over under bettors saw the number open at 6.5 at shops such as 5Dimes.

Power Rankings:
The MLB Power Rankings at Odds Shark show the American League's No. 9-rated Yankees taking on the National League's No. 3-rated Dodgers in this contest.

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How They Match Up:
When it comes to getting on base, the visiting Yankees rank No. 14 in the American League at 8.1 hits per game. That compares with Los Angeles’s No. 3 ranking in that category.

Defensively, New York features the American League's No. 2-rated defense on the road, allowing 3.7 runs per game. Los Angeles, meanwhile, comes in at No. 15 in the National League at home, scoring 3.3 runs per game.

In their last action, New York was a 3-2 loser on the road against the Dodgers. Bettors on Los Angeles at -159 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (5) sent UNDER bettors home happy as well. The Yankees endured a 3-2 loss at the hands of the Dodgers on Tuesday, with Andy Pettitte throwing 7 innings of 8-hit ball at Dodger Stadium.

New York Yankees Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 7-3
Before playing San Diego are 6-3
After playing LA Dodgers are 3-5
After a loss are 5-5

Los Angeles Dodgers Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 4-6
Before playing Chi Cubs are 4-6
After playing NY Yankees are 4-4
After a win are 8-2

A few Yankees at Dodgers trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of NY Yankees' last 5 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of NY Yankees' last 6 games
NY Yankees are 2-4 SU in their last 6 games on the road
NY Yankees are 4-9 SU in their last 13 games
LA Dodgers are 10-1 SU in their last 11 games
The total has gone UNDER in 9 of LA Dodgers' last 10 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of LA Dodgers' last 5 games
LA Dodgers are 4-1 SU in their last 5 games at home

Next up:
NY Yankees at San Diego, Friday, August 2
LA Dodgers at Chi Cubs, Thursday, August 1