Dodgers visit New York Yankees in MLB clash
Los Angeles Dodgers vs New York Yankees Odds
Inter-league play resumes on Wednesday as the Yankees take on the Dodgers at Yankee Stadium in a key battle on the odds menu.
The Yankees will turn to Philip Hughes and his 3-5 record as they look for a win in this one, while the Dodgers send Chris Capuano (1-4) to the hill.
Sportsbooks such as 5Dimes had set the Yankees as -180 favorites on the moneyline for this contest. The over under was hovering near 8 for bettors hoping to turn a profit on totals at Bovada.
The Odds Shark MLB Power Rankings have the Yankees at No. 9 in the American League and the Dodgers at No. 7 in the National League heading into this contest.
How They Match Up:
Rating these teams in several key categories is important for handicappers and New York has the American League's No. 12-rated offensive output, at 8.1 hits per game. The Dodgers average 8.4 hits per game, good for No. 8 on the National League list.
New York owns the American League's No. 3 defense, allowing 3.9 men per game to cross the plate. That contrasts with Los Angeles' National League No. 8-rated defense.
A few Dodgers at Yankees trends to consider:
LA Dodgers are 2-3-1 SU in their last 6 games ,when playing NY Yankees
LA Dodgers are 1-3-1 SU in their last 5 games ,
LA Dodgers are 1-4-1 SU in their last 6 games ,on the road
NY Yankees are 1-5-1 SU in their last 7 games ,
LA Dodgers at San Diego, Thursday, June 20
NY Yankees home to Tampa Bay, Thursday, June 20