Bet the Runline: Angels vs. Yankees 6/1/22

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Los Angeles Angels vs New York Yankees
Date: Wednesday, June 1st, 07:05 ET
Location: Yankee Stadium
TV: Bally Sports West
Money Line: Angels +157 / Yankees -171 (BOL)
Total Line: 8.5


Los Angeles: Reid Detmers (2-2, 4.65)
New York: Nestor Cortes (4-1, 1.7)

Angels Projected Lineup

Max Stassi C
Brandon Marsh LF
Matt Duffy 3B
Taylor Ward RF
Luis Rengifo 2B
Andrew Velazquez SS
DH Shohei Ohtani
Jared Walsh 1B
Mike Trout CF
Reid Detmers P

Yankees Projected Lineup

Isiah Kiner-Falefa SS
Kyle Higashioka C
Miguel Andújar LF
Aaron Judge CF
Aaron Hicks CF
DJ LeMahieu 3B
Joey Gallo RF
Anthony Rizzo 1B
Gleyber Torres 2B
Nestor Cortes P


Los Angeles Angels: 27-23-0 SU / OU 24-22-4 / Run Line W/L 25-25-0
New York Yankees: 34-15-0 SU / OU 22-27-0 / Run Line W/L 25-24-0

The New York Yankees host the Los Angeles Angels on Wednesday, June 1st at Yankee Stadium. The first pitch in this matchup is scheduled for 07:05 ET. The MLB Odds Board places New York as the favorite (-160), with an OU line set at 8.5.

Recent Form

The Angels will look to bounce back from a tough loss to the Yankees by the score of 9-1. In the loss, Los Angeles’s pitchers gave up 9 runs on 13 hits. Offensively, they finished with just 1 run on 7 hits. The loss came as Los Angeles was the betting underdog, getting 110.0 on the moneyline. Together, the Angels and Yankees combined to surpass the over-under betting line set at 8.5 runs. Los Angeles now has an over-under record of 24-22-4.

After their 5 most recent games, the Angels have gone just 0-5. In this rough stretch of games, the team’s run differential comes in at -14. During this stretch, the offense is averaging 4.4 runs per game, similar to their season-long average of 4.72. So far, Los Angeles has won over half of their 16 series played, going 9-5-2.

The New York Yankees are coming off a big win over the Angels by a score of 9-1. For the game, the pitching staff held the Angels to 1 run on 7 hits. In the victory, the Yankees came up with 13 hits and 9 runs. Heading into action, New York was the favorite, at -130.0. For the season, the team has been favored in 45 games, winning at a rate of 69.0%. In terms of the over-under, the Yankees and Angels combined to surpass the line of 8.5 runs. So far, New York has an over-under record of just 22-27-0.

Across their last 5 contests, the Yankees are above .500, going 3-2. Their recent success is backed by an average scoring margin of +11 (last 5). New York is still playing winning baseball, even with their offense averaging just 4.2 runs per game, compared to a season-long mark of 4.67. On the season, New York has won more than half of their series, going 12-2-2.

Pitching Matchup

Los Angeles will roll with Reid Detmers (2-2) as their starter. To date, Detmers has an ERA of 4.65 while lasting an average of 5.03 innings per appearance. Through 8 outings, opposing teams have combined for a batting average of 0.181. Despite a strong batting average allowed, Detmers is prone to giving up home runs, averaging 1.57 homers per 9 innings pitched. Up to this point, Detmers has a strikeout percentage of just 17.0% and a per game average of 3.38. Leading into the game, he has shown a strong command of his pitches, averaging just 2.43 walks per contest.

Nestor Cortes gets the start for the Yankees, with an overall record of 4-1. In his previous outings, Cortes has lasted an average of 5.89 innings, putting together an ERA of just 1.7. So far, batters are hitting just 0.175 against him. In addition, to his strong BA allowed, he has been able to limit power, allowing just 0.68 home runs allowed per 9 innings. On the season, Nestor Cortes has had no problem racking up strikeouts, posting a strikeout percentage of 30.0% while averaging 6.78 K’s per game. Throughout the season, Cortes has avoided walking batters, allowing just 2.04 per contest.

Los Angeles vs New York History

For the season, the Los Angeles Angels and New York Yankees will be playing their 2nd game of the season. New York holds the edge in the series at 1-0. Through 1 game, the series’ over-under record is 1-0, with the average run total sitting at 10.86 runs per game. The averge scoring margin in these meetings is 8.0 runs. Going back to last year, Los Angeles won the season series, 4 games to 3. In these 7 meetings, the two teams combined for an over-under record of 4-3. Last year, the Angels and Yankees averaged 10.86 runs per game. The average scoring differential in this series was 2.57 runs per game.

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Betting Trends

  • The total has gone OVER in 5 of LA Angels’s last 6 games on the road
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of LA Angels’s last 5 games
  • NY Yankees is 15-4 SU in its last 19 games at home
  • NY Yankees is 17-6 SU in its last 23 games when playing at home against LA Angels

Los Angeles Angels at New York Yankees Prediction

Heading into Wednesday’s American League matchup between Los Angeles and New York, the Yankees are the heavy favorite to pick up the win. New York starter Nestor Cortes has been excellent this season, posting a WHIP of just .85. Look for the Yankees to add to Los Angeles’ recent woes. I like New York on the runline.

Free MLB Pick: Yankees -1.5 Runline

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