New York Yankees vs Cleveland Guardians MLB Betting Prediction

MLB York Yankees vs Cleveland Guardians Prediction 4/14/2024

The New York Yankees (12-3) travel to face off against the Cleveland Guardians (9-5) on Sunday, April 14th. This game will be played at Progressive Field in Cleveland and televised on BSGL. The Yankees are coming off a win in their previous game, while the Guardians are looking to get back on track from a loss to the Guardians. First pitch is set for 1:40 ET.

Yankees vs Guardians

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New York cruised to an easy 8-2 win over the Guardians in the most recent game of this series. The Yankees had a huge 4th inning, scoring four of their eight runs. As for the Guardians, they scored their only two runs in the 5th. Heading into the game, the Yankees were favored at -109.

Cody Poteet pitched well for the Yankees in this one, going six innings and giving up just one run. He finished the game with four strikeouts but did not issue a walk. On the other side, Triston McKenzie had a rough outing for the Guardians, giving up five earned runs in just four innings of work.

At the plate, Juan Soto and Anthony Volpe each had three RBIs for the Yankees’ offense. Soto, Anthony Rizzo, and Josh Naylor each homered in the game. Naylor had a two-hit game for the Guardians.

The Yankees come into today’s game in a two-game winning streak, having won the final two games of their series with the Guardians. Currently, the Yankees lead the AL East by 3.5 games, holding a record of 12-3. So far, they have been perfect in series, going 4-0.

At home, the Yankees have gone 4-2 this season, and they have been excellent on the road at 8-1. New York has yet to lose a series on the road this year. They are also a perfect 5-0 as the underdog this season.

When betting the Yankees on the run line, it is important to note that they have been a better bet on the road (6-3) than at home (2-4). They have been a better bet as the underdog (5-0) than as the favorite (3-7). Their average run margin in winning games is +2.9, while their average run margin in losing games is -4.3.

Through 14 games, the Yankees’ over/under record is 4-10, and the average over/under line in their games is 9 runs. In games with an over/under line of 8.5 runs, the record is 2-3, and the average combined run total in their games is 8.1 runs.

Nestor Cortes Gets The Start For The Yankees

Nestor Cortes will be on the mound for the Yankees in their game against the Guardians. He is coming off a win in his last start, where he went 8 innings and struck out 6 while only allowing 2 hits. He did take the loss in his first start of the season, giving up 3 runs in 5 innings vs. the Diamondbacks.

Yankees Offense Breakdown

If you are looking for some player props for the Yankees, we have Aaron Judge with the highest home run projection on the team and in the league today. Giancarlo Stanton has the 2nd highest home run projection on the team and 3rd in the league. Gleyber Torres has the highest hits projection on the team and is 19th in the league for total hits today.

Cleveland’s Guardians are currently on a two-game losing streak, coming into today’s game vs. the Yankees. In the AL Central, they are a half-game behind the Royals for the division lead. So far, they have been good on the road, putting together a record of 7-2.

At home, the Guardians are just one game above .500 at 2-3. Looking at their overall record, they have gone 9-5. In series matchups, they are a perfect 4-0 so far.

When playing at home, the Cleveland Guardians have a run line record of 2-3 and an average run margin of -0.8. They are 4-5 against the run line as the favorite and 5-0 as the underdog. Their run line losing streak at home is 0. In their wins, their average run margin is 4.3, while in losses, it’s -2.2.

The Cleveland Guardians have had 10 games with over/under lines set at 8.5 runs this season, and their over/under record in those games is 2-2. Their combined run average for the season is 8.4 runs per game, and their over/under record overall is 8-5. The over/under line for today’s game against the New York Yankees is set at 8.5 runs.

Logan Allen Gets The Start For The Guardians

Logan Allen will be getting the start for the Cleveland Guardians as they take on the New York Yankees. Allen has started 2 games this season, picking up a win in his last outing against the Mariners. He went 6 2/3 innings in that one, striking out 6 and giving up 4 hits. In his first start of the season, he went 4 innings and gave up 5 runs on 7 hits.

Guardians Offense Breakdown

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When looking at the Guardians’ hitting projections, we see that José Ramírez is expected to have a solid game at the plate. He has the 3rd highest total hits projection on the team and his home run projection is the best on the team and 7th best in the league today. Josh Naylor is 2nd on the team in total hits and his home run projection is 2nd on the team and 10th in the league. Steven Kwan is our top projected hitter for the Guardians in terms of total hits, and his home run projection is 7th on the team and 21st in the league today.


Yankees vs Guardians Prediction


Our prediction for this Yankees vs. Guardians matchup is to take the Guardians on the money line, with the payout currently sitting at +114. We actually have the Guardians coming out on top with a final score of 6-5.

Looking at the starting pitchers, we have Logan Allen finishing with six strikeouts, which is actually one more than we have Nestor Cortes Jr. ending the game with. If you’re looking for a Cortes Jr. prop bet, his strikeout total is five.

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