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Cleveland Indians Open as Moneyline Underdog vs the New York Yankees

The Cleveland Indians pay a visit to New York on Friday, hoping to shut down the Yankees bats in baseball betting action at Yankee Stadium.

For the New York Yankees, Masahiro Tanaka gets the ball, charged with keeping the Cleveland Indians hitters off the base paths. He'll face Carlos Carrasco, 11-9 on the year.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Those going with the New York Yankees in this one found them listed on the odds board as moneyline favorites of -148 at BetOnline for Friday's contest. The betting total was hovering near 7.5 at Bovada.

Prediction-scoring formulas run on this game pick a potential 5.8-4.2 result in favor of the Yankees. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming MLB matchups here.

Cleveland Indians vs New York Yankees Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The New York Yankees sport a record of 67-53 heading into this matchup, while the Cleveland Indians sit at 56-64 on the season Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and New York vs Cleveland injuries news.

The New York Yankees vs Cleveland Indians odds would favor the Indians if the betting lines were set according to our power ranks. New York is rated No. 9 in the current Odds Shark poll, while Cleveland is at No. 3.

Statistical Matchup

At the plate, New York owns the No. 8 ranking for hits at 8.76 per game. By contrast, the Cleveland Indians are rated No. 14 in the same category at 8.59 per game.

New York owns the No. 17 defense, allowing 4.78 men per game to cross the plate. That contrasts with Cleveland's No. 16-rated defense.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Indians enjoyed a 3-2 victory at the expense of the Yankees on Thursday, with J Tomlin throwing 7 innings of 2-hit ball at Yankee Stadium.

Betting Trends
  • Cleveland is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games
  • Cleveland is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games on the road
  • The total has gone UNDER in 10 of Cleveland's last 14 games on the road
  • Cleveland is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games when playing NY Yankees
  • NY Yankees is 6-2 SU in its last 8 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 11 of NY Yankees's last 15 games
  • NY Yankees is 12-6 SU in its last 18 games at home
  • The total has gone UNDER in 7 of NY Yankees's last 9 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Cleveland at New York, Saturday, August 22nd