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MLB Betting Prediction: New York Yankees vs. Los Angeles Angels 5/28/2024

New York Yankees (37-17) vs. Los Angeles Angels (20-32)

As the New York Yankees boasting an impressive 37-17 record take on their bitter rival, Los Angeles Angels (20-32) at Angel Stadium on May 28, 2024 for a match that is set to start at 9:38 PM ET and be broadcast by ESPN+, it promises to provide an opportunity for contrasted performances by each side this season. This game is sure to provide great live betting odds given these teams’ journeys thus far.

The Yankees have proven why they are one of the MLB’s premier teams with their impressive batting average (.257) and impressive slugging and on-base percentages of.438 and.336, respectively. Their pitching staff boasts an outstanding 2.78 ERA/WHIP combination that contributes significantly to their top-tier status; adding another element by scoring 264 runs and hitting 80 homeruns this year alone! These results combine aggressive hitting strategies with strategic gameplay for one of the league’s most feared teams ever!

Conversely, the Angels have had difficulty throughout this season. Their statistics reflect this with their team batting average sitting at just.244 and an ERA that sits higher at 4.63, both indicators that their offensive and defensive efforts may need some work. Still they managed to post an admirable slugging percentage (.403) despite these difficulties on offense as well as outperforming expectations on road games (19-9 against spread games).


New York Yankees vs. Los Angeles Angels Game Info

When: Tuesday, May 28, 2024 at 9:38 PM ET
Where: Angel Stadium
Stream: MLB.TV


Nestor Cortes (3-4, 3.29 ERA) vs. Griffin Canning (2-4, 5.05 ERA)

Nestor Cortes of the New York Yankees stands out despite his seemingly modest 3-4 record with impressive metrics that demonstrate his effectiveness as a pitcher. Boasting an outstanding 3.29 ERA and 1.07 WHIP across 65.2 innings pitched, Cortes has shown exceptional command and consistency on his way to managing games successfully despite pressure – as evidenced by only 55 hits allowed and 15 walks permitted; his strikeout rate remains impressive with 63 Ks showing how quickly and effortlessly he dispatches batters so as to escape innings unscathed; suggesting he may become formidable against an Angels lineup struggling for consistency this year if faced off with Cortes this spring!

Griffin Canning of the Los Angeles Angels has had a difficult season, as evidenced by his subpar record (2-4) and elevated 5.05 ERA. His control issues remain an area of great concern, evidenced by an impressive 1.37 WHIP and 21 walks over 51.2 innings pitched; these indicators demonstrate his struggles in placing pitches precisely and consistently. Canning’s vulnerability against power hitting could prove especially hazardous against the Yankees’ lineup that excels at power hitting. Canning has endured considerable challenges this season; yet his outings still offer glimpses of potential. While his strikeout total (36), might suggest limited ability to overpower batters. Canning will face another test when facing off against the Yankees; resilience and adaptability have often been left wanting when encountering challenging situations in previous starts.


MLB Odds/Point Spread: TBD, Total Odds, TBD

Betting odds have yet to be finalized; however, given their current form and statistics, the Yankees appear likely to be favorites. Bettors should keep an eye out on both moneyline and total odds as these could offer insight into potential value bets.


New York Yankees Betting Trends

The Yankees have gone 4-1 over the course of five games and matched this success against the spread. Given their stellar road performance (16-12 against the spread) and recent totals going OVER in recent games, betting on high scoring contests may prove profitable given their powerful offensive arsenal.


Los Angeles Angels Betting Trends

Even through their struggles, the Angels have shown remarkable determination when it comes to covering the spread, going 4-1 over their last 5 games against it. Their strong road performance against it may not translate directly to success at home but does suggest potential for closer games than expected.


New York Yankees vs. Los Angeles Angels 5/28/2024 Betting Picks

Based on both teams’ past performance and current form, it appears the Yankees will win this match-up; however, given Angels’ ability to cover spreads at times this game might end up closer than expected. Based on recent trends and data I would lean towards them winning overall but would consider betting ON TOTAL RUNCOUNT instead as my recommendation.

Prop bets and over/under wagers suggest backing Yankee offensive players to perform, with Cortes continuing his remarkable start on the mound. For free MLB picks, keep tabs on developing odds while considering backing the Yankees as an overall straight win option.


Free Pick and Prediction: New York Yankees 6, Los Angeles Angels 3.

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