New York Yankees vs Los Angeles Angels MLB Betting Prediction

MLB Yankees vs Los Angeles Angels Prediction 5/29/2024

The New York Yankees (37-19) travel to face off against the Los Angeles Angels (21-33) on Wednesday, May 29th. This game will be played at Angel Stadium of Anaheim in Anaheim and televised on BSW. The Angels are coming off a win in their previous game, while the Yankees are looking to get back on track from a loss to the Angels. First pitch is set for 9:38 ET.

Yankees vs Angels

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It was a low-scoring game in the most recent game of this Angels vs Yankees series. Los Angeles went into the matchup as +155 underdogs and squeaked out a 4-3 win. Both teams scored one run in the first inning, and the Yankees could only muster two more runs in the 4th inning. As for the Angels, they scored the game’s go-ahead run in the 8th, and both offenses went silent after that.

New York wasted a good outing from Nestor Cortes, as he gave up just two earned runs in 5 1/3 innings of work. Luke Weaver took the loss for the Yankees. Matt Moore got the win for the Angels out of the bullpen, and Griffin Canning went five innings, giving up three earned runs.

Kevin Pillar and Luis Rengifo each had three hits and two RBIs for the Angels’ offense. Taylor Ward also drove in two runs while going 1/4. As for the Yankees, Juan Soto hit the game’s only home run and drove in two runs.

The Yankees lost the series opener vs. the Angels and are 37-19 overall this season, which is good for 1st place in the AL East. Currently, they lead the Orioles by 1.5 games for the top spot in the division. New York is 8-8 in divisional games this year.

At home, the Yankees have gone 18-8 this season, and they are 19-11 on the road. As the favorite, the Yankees are 27-15 this year and 10-4 as the underdog. So far, they have been good in series, putting together a record of 13-2-2.

When the Yankees are on the road, they have been a solid bet against the run line, going 18-12. Their average run differential on the road is +1.6, which is the same as their overall run differential. They have been particularly good against the run line as the underdog, going 11-3. They have covered the run line in two straight games and are 20-22 against the run line as the favorite.

The Yankees are on the road against the Angels with today’s over/under line set at 8.5 runs. The combined run average in their games this season is 8.0 runs. New York has an over/under record of 23-31 this season, and their games have had an average over/under line of 8 runs. When the line has been set at 8.5 runs, their over/under record is 13-10. This season, 19.6% of their games have had over/under lines set at 8.5 runs, and their games have gone under the total in each of their last three contests.

Luis Gil Gets The Start For The Yankees

Luis Gil gets the start for the Yankees today as he faces the Angels on the road. So far this season, he has made 10 starts and has a record of 6-1 with an ERA of 2.11. Gil has been especially tough at home, coming in with a record of 4-0 and an ERA of 1.43. On the road, his record is 2-1 with a 3.27 ERA. Gil has made five quality starts this year and is averaging 11.39 strikeouts per nine innings. In his last outing, Gil went 6 1/3 innings and didn’t give up a run, picking up the win in the process.

Yankees Offense Breakdown

So far this season, the Yankees have been the league’s best home run hitting team, and they are also near the top of the league in batting average and on-base percentage. Overall, they are averaging 4.8 runs per game, which is 7th in the league. New York’s offense is also the league’s top slugging and OPS team. Aaron Judge and Juan Soto have been leading the way in terms of power, with Judge’s 17 homers being 2nd in the league and Soto’s 15 homers being 4th in the league.

Over his last five games, Aaron Judge has gone 7/18 with three homers and five RBIs. Juan Soto has also been swinging a hot bat of late, going 6/20 with two homers in this stretch. Soto comes into the game with a team-best batting average of .312, and his 46 RBIs are good for 4th in the league. Anthony Volpe comes into the game on a 20-game hitting streak and is batting .381 over his last five games.

With an overall record of 21-33, the Angels are 5th in the AL West, trailing the Mariners by eight games. So far, they have gone 4-2 in divisional matchups. Los Angeles has really struggled at home this year, going 7-19, and they are just above .500 at 14-14 on the road. The Angels have had a tough time in day games, going 6-14 this season.

One area where the Angels have struggled is when they are the favorite, as they are just 1-4 in those situations this year. As for their record as the underdog, they are 20-29, and this includes a mark of 6-16 as the home underdog. Los Angeles’ overall series record is 4-12-1, but they have won three straight series on the road. At home, they have dropped eight straight series.

The Angels have been a solid bet against the run line this season, going 31-23 overall. They have been especially good on the road, going 19-9 against the run line. They have covered the run line in three straight games and have been a profitable bet as an underdog, going 31-18 against the run line. They have struggled as the favorite, going 0-5 against the run line.

When the Los Angeles Angels are at home, the over/under line is set at 8.5 runs. Their games have averaged 9.3 runs per game this season, and their over/under record is 30-23. When the line is set at 8.5 runs, their record is 12-9. Overall, 27.8% of their games have had over/under lines set at 8.5 runs, while 33.3% have had lines set lower than that.

Tyler Anderson Gets The Start For The Angels

Left-hander Tyler Anderson gets the start for the Angels today as he faces the Yankees at home. He has made 10 starts this season and has a record of 5-4 with a 2.52 ERA. Anderson has been pitching well recently, as he has picked up the win in each of his last three outings. In his most recent start, he went eight innings and gave up just one earned run. Looking back over his last three outings, Anderson has only given up one earned run in each of them. Opponents are batting .188 off Anderson this season, and he has a WHIP of 1.06.

Angels Offense Breakdown

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So far this season, the Angels offense has been a top-five home run hitting team, and they are averaging 4.3 runs per game, which is 16th in the league. This season, they have been a better team on the road, averaging 4.4 runs per contest. As a team, they are batting .245, which is 9th in the league, and are 9th in slugging percentage.

Taylor Ward has been the Angels’ top hitter this season, as he is batting .273 with a team-high 11 home runs and 34 RBIs. Over his last nine games, Ward has two homers and seven RBIs. Mike Trout and Jo Adell are also tied for 2nd on the team with 10 homers, but both are batting just .220 for the season. Adell has really struggled of late, going just 4/34 in his last nine games.

Yankees vs Angels Prediction

Our prediction for today’s Yankees vs. Angels game is to take the Angels on the money line, where they are offering a payout of +161. We actually have the Angels winning this one by a score of 6-5.

Looking at the starting pitchers, we have Luis Gil finishing with 6 strikeouts, while Tyler Anderson is projected to finish with four. If you’re looking for a player prop bet, you could look at the over/under for Gil’s strikeout total.

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