New York Yankees host Los Angeles Dodgers in baseball action
Los Angeles Dodgers vs New York Yankees Odds
The Yankees will be trying to slam their rivals from the other league on Wednesday, as the Los Angeles Dodgers visit in inter-league play at Yankee Stadium.
New York hands the ball to starter Hiroki Kuroda in this one and he'll try to improve on his 6-5 mark on the year. Los Angeles counters with Hyun-Jin Ryu, who will try to quiet the fans and the Yankees bats at the same time.
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:
Offensively, the game matches up New York's No. 12 ranked American League offense (3.9 runs per game) against a Dodgers defense and pitching staff that sits at No. 8 in the National League at 4.2 runs allowed per game. The Yankees have been averaging 8.1 hits per game, less than the Dodgers have managed so far this season (8.4 hits on average).
Pitching and defensive stats are important baseball handicapping factors and New York has the American League's No. 3-ranked defense. In the other dugout, the Dodgers own the National League's No. 8 mark in runs allowed.
Los Angeles Dodgers Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 6-4
Before playing NY Yankees are 4-2
After playing Pittsburgh are 6-4
After a loss are 5-5
New York Yankees Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 7-3
Before playing LA Dodgers are 3-3
After playing LA Angels are 6-4
After a win are 5-5
A few Dodgers at Yankees trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 6 of LA Dodgers' last 7 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of LA Dodgers' last 6 games on the road
LA Dodgers are 2-6 SU in their last 8 games
LA Dodgers are 1-4 SU in their last 5 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of NY Yankees' last 10 games
NY Yankees are 4-2 SU in their last 6 games at home
NY Yankees are 1-5 SU in their last 6 games
LA Dodgers at NY Yankees, Wednesday, June 19