Yankees open up a road set in Colorado
The New York Yankees will begin a road trip on Tuesday night as they head out to Coors Field in Denver to open up a three-game interleague MLB betting series against the Colorado Rockies.
The Yankees and the Rockies last met back in 2011, with New York winning two of three games at home in that series for their supporters on the MLB betting lines at the sportsbooks. Overall the Yankees and Rockies have split their last 10 meetings 5-5.
For the Rockies, Jorge De La Rosa gets the ball, charged with keeping the Yankees hitters off the base paths. He'll face Hiroki Kuroda, 4-1 on the year.
Colorado was a -105 moneyline favorites earlier in the day at BetOnline, based on the starting pitcher matchup. That pairing made odds makers at Sportsbook.ag settle on an opening over under number of 9.5.
The MLB Power Rankings at Odds Shark show the American League's No. 5-rated Yankees taking on the National League's No. 4-rated Rockies in this contest.
How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Colorado's No. 1 ranked National League offense (5.3 runs per game) against a Yankees defense and pitching staff that sits at No. 6 in the American League at 4.1 runs allowed per game. The Rockies have been averaging 10.1 hits per game, more than the Yankees have managed so far this season (8.7 hits on average).
Comparing defensive stats, New York owns the American League's No. 9-rated road mark, allowing 4.5 runs per game on the highway. Colorado, on the other hand, rates No. 1 in scoring at home.
Last time out for New York, they were a 5-4 loser as they battled the Athletics at home. Moneyline bettors who got the Athletics at +116 were rewarded, while the 9 combined runs moved the game OVER for totals bettors. The Yankees endured a 5-4 loss at the hands of the Athletics on Sunday, with Andy Pettitte throwing 5 innings of 4-hit ball at Yankee Stadium.
Last time out for Colorado, they were an 8-3 loser as they battled the Rays at home. Moneyline bettors who got the Rays at +104 were rewarded, while the 11 combined runs moved the game OVER for totals bettors. Colorado suffered an 8-3 loss against Tampa Bay on Sunday, as Jhoulys Chacin wasn't able to lead his team to victory at Coors Field.
New York Yankees Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 4-6
Before playing Colorado are 6-4
After playing Oakland are 4-6
After a loss are 8-2
Colorado Rockies Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 2-8
Before playing NY Yankees are 3-7
After playing Tampa Bay are 7-3
After a loss are 6-4
A few Yankees at Rockies trends to consider:
NY Yankees are 7-3 SU in their last 10 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of NY Yankees' last 6 games
NY Yankees are 6-3 SU in their last 9 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of NY Yankees' last 6 games when playing Colorado
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Colorado's last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Colorado's last 5 games at home
Colorado is 4-1 SU in their last 5 games when playing at home against NY Yankees
Colorado is 14-5 SU in its last 19 games at home
NY Yankees at Colorado, Wednesday, May 8