Yankees Vs Guardians: MLB Betting Lines, Stats And Predictions – July 2, 2022

Written By PlayPicks Staff on July 4, 2022

The New York Yankees (56-21) and Cleveland Guardians (39-34) clash on Saturday at 12:10 PM ET, opening a three-game series at Progressive Field. New York’s (-171 to win) Gerrit Cole and Cleveland’s (+145) Kirkland McCarty pitch first for their squads in this matchup.

The betting trends in this article are based off odds valid as of July 2, 2022 at 11:14 AM ET. Check out the table below for the most up-to-date lines for this outing and get up to $1,000 Risk Free Bet at FanDuel today!

Yankees vs Guardians Betting Lines

Yankees Betting Insights

  • The Yankees have entered the game as favorites 72 times this season and won 52, or 72.2%, of those games.
  • New York has entered 44 games this season favored by -171 or more and is 35-9 in those contests.
  • Oddsmakers have implied with the moneyline set for this matchup that the Yankees have a 63.1% chance to win.
  • So far this season, New York and its opponents have hit the over in 34 of their 77 games with a total.
  • The Yankees have an ATS record of 39-38-0 in 77 games with a spread this season.

Yankees Last 10 Games Trend

Stat Avg/Total
Record 6-4
Runs Per Game 4.0
HR 16
ERA 3.44
K/9 8.39

Guardians Betting Insights

  • The Guardians have won in 16, or 40%, of the 40 contests they have been named as odds-on underdogs in this year.
  • This season, Cleveland has come away with a win five times in 13 chances when named as an underdog of at least +145 or worse on the moneyline.
  • Oddsmakers have implied with the moneyline set for this matchup that the Guardians have a 40.8% chance of pulling out a win.
  • Contests with Cleveland have gone over the total set by oddsmakers in 36 of 73 chances this season.
  • The Guardians are 39-34-0 against the spread in their 73 games with a line set by sportsbooks this season.

Guardians Last 10 Games Trend

Stat Avg/Total
Record 4-6
Runs Per Game 3.5
HR 6
ERA 5.60
K/9 7.40

Guardians Probable Pitcher – Kirkland McCarty

  • The Guardians are sending McCarty (0-1) to the mound to make his second start of the season.
  • His last appearance came on Tuesday, June 7 against the Texas Rangers, when the lefty threw four innings, surrendering four earned runs while allowing eight hits.
  • The Guardians have not been the underdog on the moneyline when McCarty starts this season.
  • His team has lost the only matchup he’s made an appearance in this season.
  • McCarty’s lone start with a total this season pushed.
  • Pitchers reflected above are based on projections as of July 2, 2022 at 11:14 AM ET and may not be the pitchers at game time.

Guardians Relief Pitchers

Name Relief App. IP K/9 H/9 HR/9 ERA
Emmanuel Clase 35 33.1 9.7 6.2 0.3 1.35
Bryan Shaw 32 24.2 7.7 9.9 2.4 5.11
Trevor Stephan 30 28.2 9.4 10.6 0.8 3.14
Sam Hentges 26 27.0 10.3 6.8 1.1 2.33
Enyel De Los Santos 22 23.1 12.0 9.0 1.1 3.09

Yankees Probable Pitcher – Gerrit Cole

  • When Cole starts, his team is 8-7-0 against the spread this season.
  • The right-hander’s last start was on Saturday, when he tossed seven innings while giving up one earned run on four hits in a matchup with the Houston Astros.
  • Cole has pitched five or more innings in three straight games and will look to extend that streak.
  • Cole’s team has a record of 11-4 this season when he starts and they are the favorite on the moneyline.
  • Cole’s team has won 11 of his 15 starts this season.
  • In games Cole has started this season, the teams are 7-8-0 at hitting the over.
  • Pitchers reflected above are based on projections as of July 2, 2022 at 11:14 AM ET and may not be the pitchers at game time.

Yankees Relief Pitchers

Name Relief App. IP Ks ERA Holds Saves
Clay Holmes 35 36.2 38 0.49 7 14
Michael King 26 41.2 56 2.38 12 1
Lucas Luetge 26 24.0 20 3.38 6 0
Wandy Peralta 26 28.2 21 2.20 7 2
Aroldis Chapman 17 14.0 15 3.86 0 9

Yankees Hitting Trends

  • The Yankees have racked up two or more dingers in 34 games this season, and are 30-4 in those outings.
  • The Yankees have gone 15-2 in the 17 games this season when they have had at least five extra-base hits.
  • The club has put up at least eight hits in 36 games this season, and is 29-7 in those contests.
  • The Yankees are 34-2 in games this season that they scored five or more runs.
  • The Yankees are 20-5 in games this season when they have drawn at least five walks.

Guardians Hitting Trends

  • They are 9-3 this season when they hit two or more home runs in a game.
  • They are undefeated in 11 games this season with five or more extra-base hits as a team.
  • They have won 31 of the 38 games in which they’ve collected eight or more hits this season.
  • In 28 games this season with five or more runs scored, they’ved posted a record of 26-2.
  • In 11 games this season with five or more walks drawn, they’ve posted a record of 8-3

Yankees vs. Guardians Prediction

Moneyline Pick: Guardians (+145)

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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