Brett Myers out to silence Yankees bats in MLB contest
New York Yankees vs Cleveland Indians Odds
MLB wagering interest swings to the Cleveland vs New York battle on Wednesday at Progressive Field as the Indians try to defend home turf and reward moneyline bettors.
New York puts its faith in starter Ivan Nova to earn a win and boost his personal mark of 0-1. Getting the ball for the Indians is Brett Myers, who owns a 0-1 record on the season with a 12.60 ERA.
Sportsbooks such as 5Dimes had set the Indians as -105 favorites on the moneyline for this contest. The over under was hovering near 9 for bettors hoping to turn a profit on totals at Bovada.
The Indians - Yankees odds would favor the Yankees if the lines were set according to our power ranks. Cleveland is rated No. 10 in the current American League Odds Shark poll, while New York is at No. 4 in the American League.
How They Match Up:
Scoring stats point to some edges in this matchup. The game features Cleveland's American League No. 8-ranked scoring average of 4.4 runs per game, against a Yankees offense rated No. 1 and scoring 6.1 runs per game in the league. The Indians have averaged 8.9 hits per game to date this season, less than the Yankees hitters have managed (9.9 per nine innings).
Comparing defensive stats, New York owns the American League's No. 10-rated road mark, allowing 4.6 runs per game on the highway. Cleveland, on the other hand, rates No. 12 in scoring at home.
Last time out for New York, they were a 14-1 winner as they battled the Indians on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Yankees at -120 were rewarded, while the 15 combined runs moved the game OVER for totals bettors. New York ran up the score in their last game on Tuesday, jumping to a lead and resulting in a 14-1 victory against Cleveland.
New York Yankees Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 9-1
Before playing Cleveland are 7-3
After playing Cleveland are 5-5
After a win are 6-4
Cleveland Indians Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 5-5
Before playing NY Yankees are 3-7
After playing NY Yankees are 4-6
After a loss are 6-4
A few Yankees at Indians trends to consider:
NY Yankees are 7-1 SU in their last 8 games when playing Cleveland
The total has gone OVER in 5 of NY Yankees' last 6 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 4 of NY Yankees' last 5 games
NY Yankees are 4-1 SU in their last 5 games when playing on the road against Cleveland
The total has gone OVER in 7 of Cleveland's last 8 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 13 of Cleveland's last 19 games when playing at home against NY Yankees
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Cleveland's last 6 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Cleveland's last 6 games when playing NY Yankees
NY Yankees at Cleveland, Thursday, April 11