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Slumping Yankees In Search Of Offense

The New York Yankees find themselves quickly losing ground in the competitive AL East with the club losing five of their past six including each of their past four. The Yankees are averaging just 2.7 runs per game in their past six and have not plated more than two runs in their past three. The Yankees will try and find their offense when they continue their four-game series with the Cleveland Indians Saturday.

Shark Bites
  • Todd Frazier is 1-for-10 with 5 strikeouts in his career against Danny Salazar.
  • The visiting team is 1-4 SU and ATS in the last five games between the Yankees and Indians.
  • The Indians are 15-6 SU in their last 21 games at home with Danny Salazar as the starting pitcher.

New York has been using a six-man rotation but that could soon be cut down to five and Jordan Montgomery is looking like the odd man out. The lefty, who starts in this one, has a 5.90 ERA in his past six starts and has been a contributing reason the Yankees have gone just 1-5 in those outings.

The Indians find themselves much more confident in their starting pitcher Saturday, as Danny Salazar has been untouchable since returning from the DL. In his past two starts, Salazar has allowed just four hits and two runs across 13.0 innings of work.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Betting fans looking to pick the visiting New York Yankees before the first pitch in this match found them as 129 moneyline underdogs earlier today at Bovada. They saw the over/under total of 9 earlier at TopBet.

Handicapping models based on recent betting stats and prediction formulas pick a 4.3-3.4 win for the Indians. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming MLB matchups here.

New York Yankees vs Cleveland Indians Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Cleveland Indians sport a record of 59-48 heading into this matchup, while the New York Yankees sit at 57-51 on the season Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Cleveland vs New York injuries news.

The Cleveland Indians sit at No. 2 in the current MLB power poll here at Odds Shark, while the New York Yankees sit at No. 7 on the same chart.

Statistical Matchup

The game also pits Cleveland Indians No. 7-rated offense, averaging 4.93 runs per game, against a New York Yankees defense that ranks No. 6 at 4.22 in runs allowed per game. The Cleveland Indians have averaged 8.93 hits per game so far, less than New York Yankees batters have averaged on the year (9.06 hits per game).

Defensively, New York features the No. 5-rated defense on the road, allowing 4.2 runs per game. Cleveland, meanwhile, comes in at No. 8 at home, scoring 5.22 runs per game.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

New York didn't get the job done in their last match, falling 7-2 to Cleveland on Friday at Progressive Field.

Betting Trends
  • NY Yankees is 1-6 ATS in its last 7 games
  • NY Yankees is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of NY Yankees's last 6 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 9 of NY Yankees's last 12 games on the road
  • Cleveland is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games
  • Cleveland is 11-3 SU in its last 14 games
  • Cleveland is 6-1 ATS in its last 7 games at home
  • Cleveland is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

New York at Cleveland, Sunday, August 6th