The New York Yankees in the Los Angeles Angels will meet on Friday for a beginning of a series from Yankee Stadium. All MLB odds can be found at Bovada sportsbook.
The Yankees entered the All-Star break with the best record in baseball and their lineup has been the biggest part of their success. They’re 25 – 16 at home this season and have a seven game lead over the second-place Orioles in the division. The Yankees pitching staff has really improved since the beginning of the season and Hiroki Kuroda has lead that charge. He will start the game on Friday night and has allowed 104 hits in 108 innings of work so far this season.
The Angels started off the season struggling but have made a move at are now serious contender for the post season. There are 23 – 20 on the road this season and are just now four games in back of the Rangers in the division. They are lead on offense by outstanding rookie Mike Trout who is hitting .341 on the season. They will start CJ Wilson tonight was pitching to a 2.43 ERA and 111 innings of work this season.
New York is 9-1 following an off day, 24-9 in their last 33 games overall, and 5-2 in Kuroda’s last seven home starts. Los Angeles is 4-1 in their last five games following an off day, 16-5 in their last 21 road games, and 1-4 in their last five road games against a right handed starter. Los Angeles is 1-4 in their last five games in New York.
The Yankees are favored in this game because simply they are the better team. Let’s take the Yankees as a moneyline favorite at home but prior to betting check the sports odds.