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Cleveland Guardians vs New York Yankees 5/1/2023 Expert Picks, Tips and Odds

Cleveland Guardians vs New York Yankees 5/1/2023 Expert Picks, Tips and Odds

The New York Yankees and the Cleveland Guardians, two of the American League’s top teams, will face off at Yankee Stadium in the Bronx on Monday evening. The Guardians’ record stands at 13-15 overall, with a 9-7 record when playing on the road. Cleveland is currently 3.6 games behind the first-place Minnesota Twins, having lost their last two games. They’ve had a rough time lately, winning just two of their last six games, which includes losing the series against the Boston Red Sox. Cleveland struggled in their most recent match, getting only four hits in a 1-7 road loss to the Red Sox on Sunday.

In the series opener on Monday, 28-year-old right-hander Cal Quantrill (1-2, 5.40 ERA) will take the mound for the Guardians. In his last start, Quantrill struggled, giving up five runs with only 10 strikeouts in a 0-6 loss at home against the Colorado Rockies on April 24. Third baseman Jose Ramirez leads the way for Cleveland, with a batting average of .280 and 17 RBIs, while designated hitter Josh Bell has hit three homers for the Guardians.

  • The Cleveland Guardians are 1-4 SU in their last 5 meetings with the New York Yankees.
  • The total remained UNDER in 4 of Cleveland’s last 5 games on the road.
  • Cleveland is 1-5 SU in their last 6 games on the road against the Yankees.

Cleveland Guardians vs New York Yankees 5/1/2023 Expert Picks, Tips and Odds

The New York Yankees are hoping to turn their fortunes around as they play host to an AL inter-division series against the Cleveland Guardians on Monday. The Yankees, currently tied with the Boston Red Sox for fourth place in the AL East with a 15-14 record, have struggled recently, losing six of their last eight games, including the last three against the Texas Rangers. In Sunday’s game, Nestor Cortes had a difficult time on the mound, giving up seven runs in just four-plus innings pitched, leading to a 2-15 road loss against the Rangers. 

Despite the loss, Aaron Hicks had a solid performance with one run on two hits. New York’s manager, Aaron Boone, has chosen right-hander Domingo German (2-2, 5.54 ERA) to start the series opener on Monday. In his last outing against the Minnesota Twins, German conceded six runs in 6.0 innings of work but still managed to earn a 12-6 road victory. First baseman Anthony Rizzo has been a key player for the Yankees with a .282 batting average, a team-high 29 hits, and an OBP of .370, while center fielder Aaron Judge leads the team with six home runs and 14 RBIs..

  • The total stayed UNDER in 4 of the NY Yankees’ last 5 games against the Guardians.
  • The total remained UNDER in 8 of the Yankees’ last 9 games at home.
  • The Yankees are 5-1 SU in their last 6 games at home against Cleveland.

Cleveland Guardians vs. New York Yankees. The MLB Pick for this contest is the New York Yankees. On Monday, the Yankees will have the advantage of playing at home and will be aiming to end their recent losing streak by dominating the game. Cleveland, who have played 28 matches so far, are currently ranked 24th in OPS and 24th in runs scored, while the Yankees are ranked 22nd in OPS and 21st in runs scored for the season. The prediction for the game is that the Yankees will emerge victorious with a score of 6-5.

MLB Starting Time: 7:05 PM ET

Location: Yankee Stadium in Bronx, New York

Date: Monday, May 1, 2023


MLB Odds/Point Spread: New York Yankees -130

MLB Totals: 8.5

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