Yankees ace faces the Diamondbacks
The Arizona Diamondbacks will continue their MLB betting series on the road in the Big Apple on Wednesday night as they take on CC Sabathia and the New York Yankees at Yankee Stadium.
Lefthander Sabathia has been dominant over his past two starts, holding the Orioles and Tigers to one earned run on 12 hits over 15 innings of work in those contests. Sabathia gave up four runs in five innings in his first start of the year against Boston.
Wade Miley gets the ball in front of a hostile crowd for the Diamondbacks on this day; he's 2-0 on the season. The Yankees, meanwhile, will counter with CC Sabathia, who will be looking to improve on his 2-1 mark.
Those going with the Yankees in this one found them listed as moneyline favorites of -153 at TopBet for Monday's contest. The total was hovering near 8 at .
The MLB Power Rankings at Odds Shark show the National League's No. 3-rated Diamondbacks taking on the American League's No. 2-rated Yankees in this contest.
How They Match Up:
The game also pits New York's No. 3-rated American League offense, averaging 5.3 runs per game, against a Diamondbacks defense that ranks No. 4 in the National League at 3.9 in runs allowed per game. The Yankees have averaged 9.6 hits per game so far, more than Diamondbacks batters have averaged on the year (9.5 hits per game).
Arizona brings the National League's No. 4-rated defense to this matchup, facing the Yankees' league No. 7-ranked defense.
Last time out for Arizona, they were a 4-2 loser as they battled the Yankees on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Yankees at -129 were rewarded, while the 6 combined runs moved the game UNDER for totals bettors. Arizona looks to rebound from a loss to the Yankees, who beat them 4-2 on Tuesday behind a start from Ivan Nova at Yankee Stadium.
Arizona Diamondbacks Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 5-5
Before playing NY Yankees are 4-6
After playing NY Yankees are 3-7
After a loss are 7-3
New York Yankees Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 7-3
Before playing Arizona are 9-1
After playing Arizona are 7-3
After a win are 5-5
A few Diamondbacks at Yankees trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Arizona's last 5 games when playing on the road against NY Yankees
The total has gone OVER in 14 of Arizona's last 18 games on the road
Arizona is 1-6 SU in their last 7 games when playing NY Yankees
Arizona is 1-9 SU in their last 10 games when playing on the road against NY Yankees
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of NY Yankees' last 5 games at home
NY Yankees are 9-1 SU in their last 10 games when playing at home against Arizona
NY Yankees are 6-1 SU in their last 7 games
NY Yankees are 6-1 SU in their last 7 games when playing Arizona
Arizona at NY Yankees, Thursday, April 18