Yankees Vs Indians: MLB Betting Lines, Stats And Predictions – September 19, 2021

Posted By PlayPicks Staff on September 19, 2021

The New York Yankees (83-66) host the Cleveland Indians (72-74) at 1:05 PM ET on Sunday, featuring two top-10 sluggers. Aaron Judge has 35 homers (seventh in league) for the Yankees, and Jose Ramirez is eighth with 34 long balls for the Indians. New York (-335 to win) has Gerrit Cole starting things off, and Cleveland (+260) counters with Eli Morgan.

The betting insights and predictions in this article reflect betting data from DraftKings as of September 19, 2021, 1:00 PM ET. See table below for current betting odds and CLICK HERE to place a bet at DraftKings.

Yankees vs Indians Betting Lines

Yankees Betting Insights

  • The Yankees have been favorites in 125 games this season and won 71 (56.8%) of those contests.
  • New York has a record of 2-2 when favored by -335 or more by oddsmakers this season.
  • The moneyline for this contest implies a 73.5% chance of a victory for the Yankees.
  • In their last 10 games with a total, the Yankees and their opponents are 6-4 when it comes to hitting the over.

Yankees Last 10 Games Trend

Stat Avg/Total
Record 5-5
Runs Per Game 5.1
HR 27
ERA 4.13
K/9 11.4

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Indians Betting Insights

  • The Indians have been chosen as underdogs in 83 games this year and have walked away with the win 34 times (41%) in those games.
  • This is the worst odds of a win that sportsbooks have given Cleveland this season with a +260 moneyline set for this game.
  • The Indians have an implied victory probability of 26.5% according to the moneyline set for this matchup.
  • When it comes to the over/under, the Indians and their foes are 5-5 in their last 10 contests.

Indians Last 10 Games Trend

Stat Avg/Total
Record 4-6
Runs Per Game 3.7
HR 11
ERA 4.50
K/9 7.2

Indians Probable Pitcher – Eli Morgan

  • Morgan (2-7) takes the mound first for the Indians in his 16th start of the season. He’s put together a 6.03 ERA in 71 2/3 innings pitched, with 70 strikeouts.
  • In his most recent time out on Friday, Sept. 10, the right-hander tossed 4 1/3 innings against the Brewers, allowing seven earned runs while surrendering eight hits.
  • Over 15 games this season, the 25-year-old has a 6.03 ERA and 8.8 strikeouts per nine innings, while allowing a batting average of .269 to his opponents.
  • Morgan has pitched five or more innings in a game nine times this season entering this game.
  • The Indians are 4-7 in Morgan’s 11 starts this season that they were the moneyline underdog.
  • Pitchers reflected above are based on projections as of September 19, 2021 at 1:13 PM ET and may not be the pitchers at game time.

Yankees Hitting Splits

Split Record
Overall 83-66
Home 42-32
Road 41-34
vs LHP (Starters) 28-23
vs RHP (Starters) 54-43
Day Games 5-10
Night Games 78-56

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Yankees Probable Pitcher – Gerrit Cole

  • Cole (15-7) will take to the mound for the Yankees and make his 28th start of the season.
  • The right-hander gave up one earned run and allowed four hits in five innings pitched against the Orioles on Tuesday.
  • Among qualified pitchers this year, the 31-year-old’s 2.75 ERA ranks sixth, his 1.000 WHIP ranks fifth, his 224 strikeouts rank fourth, and his 12.30 K/9 ranks second.
  • Cole has started 27 games this season, and he’s lasted five or more innings 25 times. He averages 6.0 innings per appearance.
  • When he starts a game and his team is the favorite on the moneyline, they have a record of 15-11.
  • Pitchers reflected above are based on projections as of September 19, 2021 at 1:13 PM ET and may not be the pitchers at game time.

Indians Hitting Splits

Split Record
Overall 72-74
Home 36-36
Road 36-38
vs LHP (Starters) 26-29
vs RHP (Starters) 44-45
Day Games 3-5
Night Games 69-69

Yankees Hitting Stats

  • The Yankees average 1.4 home runs per game to rank seventh in MLB play with 203 total home runs.
  • The Yankees have put up two or more dingers in 59 games this season, and are 39-20 in those contests.
  • New York has hit 27 home runs over the last 10 games.
  • Judge leads New York in home runs with 35 and runs batted in with 85.
  • Giancarlo Stanton has collected 126 hits this season and has an OBP of .356. He’s slugging .502 on the year.

Indians Hitting Stats

  • The Indians’ 187 home runs rank 12th in Major League Baseball.
  • They’ve hit two or more homers in 51 games this season and are 36-15 in those matchups.
  • Over the last 10 games, Cleveland has hit 11 home runs.
  • Ramirez paces the Indians in home runs (34) and runs batted in (92).
  • Franmil Reyes is hitting .259 with 16 doubles, two triples, 30 home runs and 36 walks.

Game Prediction

Moneyline Pick:
Yankees (-335)

Over/Under Pick: Over (8.5)

Predictions are calculated by a data-driven algorithm derived from offensive performance metrics and probable starting pitchers.

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