Baseball odds preview - New York vs. Cleveland
New York Yankees vs Cleveland Indians Odds
The Cleveland Indians will look to bolster their win total and reward moneyline bettors when the New York Yankees invade Progressive Field on Thursday.
New York puts its faith in starter Philip Hughes to earn a win and boost his personal mark of 0-1. Getting the ball for the Indians is Zach McAllister, who owns a 0-1 record on the season with a 3.00 ERA.
This game puts the Indians, most recently No. 10 in the American League Odds Shark MLB Power Rankings, up against the Yankees, who rate an American League No. 4 in the latest survey.
How They Match Up:
On offense, it's a battle between Cleveland and its American League No. 7-rated batting order, averaging 4.4 runs per nine innings, against the American League's No. 1 lineup of the Yankees at 6.1 runs per outing.
Cleveland owns the American League's No. 14 defense, allowing 6 men per game to cross the plate. That contrasts with New York's American League No. 11-rated defense.
A few Yankees at Indians trends to consider:
NY Yankees7-1-1 SU in their last 9 games when playing Cleveland
NY Yankees13-5-1 SU in their last 19 games when playing on the road against Cleveland
NY Yankees are 3-5-1 SU in their last 9 games ,on the road
NY Yankees are 4-8-1 SU in their last 13 games ,
Cleveland is 1-4-1 SU in its last 6 games ,at home
Cleveland is 1-4-1 SU in their last 6 games ,when playing at home against NY Yankees
Cleveland is 1-5-1 SU in its last 7 games ,
Cleveland is 1-7-1 SU in their last 9 games ,when playing NY Yankees
NY Yankees home to Baltimore, Friday, April 12
Cleveland home to Chi White Sox, Friday, April 12