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Cleveland Indians at New York Yankees 9/18/21 - MLB Picks & Predictions

New York Yankees vs Cleveland Indians Odds & Info

Game New York Yankees vs Cleveland Indians
Date & Time Saturday September 18, 2021, 1:05 PM (EDT)
Location
Yankee Stadium, Bronx, NY
Latest odds
NYY -190 ; O/U 9.5
TV Channel
YES

The Cleveland Indians play the second game of a three-game series on the road Saturday against the New York Yankees. Cleveland is 71-73 following a 12-3 victory over the Minnesota Twins on Wednesday. Cleveland has won two of the last three but the Indians are a distant 11 games behind first place Chicago in the American League Central.

Amed Rosario is batting .279 to lead Cleveland and the shortstop has a team-high 144 hits. Third baseman Jose Ramirez has 33 home runs, 90 RBIs and an on-base percentage of .348 to lead the Indians in each category. On Saturday, the Cleveland Indians will send Aaron Civale to the mound. The right-hander is 10-4 with an ERA of 3.76, 85 Ks and 26 BBs.

New York is 82-65 following a 3-2 loss to the Baltimore Orioles on Thursday. The loss snapped a three-game winning streak for the Yankees and New York is fourth in the American League East nine games behind first-place Tampa Bay but more importantly is now third in the American League wild-card chase a half-game behind both Toronto and Boston.

Aaron Judge is batting .287 to lead New York and the right fielder has 34 home runs, 84 RBIs and an on-base percentage of .371 to lead the Yankees in each. Second baseman DJ LeMahieu is the leader in hits with 149. On Saturday, the New York Yankees will send Luis Gil to the mound. The right-hander is 1-0 with an ERA of 2.88, 32 Ks and 15 BBs.

Recent Betting Trends

  • Cleveland is 3-7 in its last 10
  • The OVER has cashed in 5 of the Indians last 7 versus an opponent with a winning record
  • New York is 4-9 in its last 13
  • The OVER has cashed in 5 of the Yankees last 7

Free MLB Pick:

over 9.5

The play here is OVER, Cleveland's Aaron Civale is making just his third appearance since returning from the injury list and struggled the last time out, allowing seven runs on seven hits in just three innings in a 11-1 loss to Milwaukee. The OVER has cashed in nine of the last 12 meetings between the two and in four of the last five back the two have played in New York. In addition, the OVER has cashed in five of the Yankees' last seven. Final Score Prediction, New York Yankees win but our best play is OVER 8-4.

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