Yankees vs. Angels Prediction: Expert Picks, Odds, Stats & Best Bets - Tuesday, April 18, 2023

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Yankees vs. Angels Prediction: Expert Picks, Odds, Stats & Best Bets – Tuesday, April 18, 2023

MLB Predictions

The New York Yankees (10-6) are set to take on the Los Angeles Angels (8-8) Tuesday at 7:05 PM ET, airing on MLB Network. The Yankees are listed as -156 favorites by bookmakers, while the underdog Angels have +134 odds for the contest.

New York’s Clarke Schmidt and Los Angeles’ Jose Suarez have been named the starters for this contest.

Yankees vs. Angels Odds

  • Yankees odds to win: -156
  • Angels odds to win: +134
  • Spread: Yankees -1.5
  • Total: 9.5 runs

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Game Time and Information

  • Date: Tuesday, April 18, 2023
  • Time: 7:05 PM ET
  • TV: MLB Network

Who Will Win Yankees vs. Angels?

Yankees and Angels Betting Trends

The Yankees have gone 10-5 in games they were favored on the moneyline (winning 66.7% of those games).

New York has gone 5-2 (winning 71.4% of its games) when playing as moneyline favorites of -156 or shorter.

This season, the Angels have been the underdog three times and won one of those games.

Los Angeles has played as an underdog of +134 or more once this season and lost that game.

The Yankees have played in 16 games with a set over/under, and have combined with their opponents to go over the total six times (6-10-0).

The Angels’ games have gone over the total in seven of their 16 chances.

Yankees Stats & Insights

The Yankees have the No. 18 offense in MLB play scoring 4.6 runs per game (74 total runs).

New York averages 1.6 home runs per game to rank third in MLB play with 26 total home runs.

The Yankees have the 21st-ranked batting average in the majors (.237).

New York strikes out 9.1 times per game, the No. 15 average in baseball.

The 10 strikeouts per nine innings put together by the Yankees pitching staff ranks second in MLB.

New York has a 3.04 team ERA that ranks fourth among all MLB pitching staffs.

Angels Stats & Insights

The Angels have scored 81 runs (5.1 per game) this season, which ranks 13th in MLB.

Los Angeles ranks 12th in Major League Baseball with 19 home runs.

The Angels have a team batting average of .240 this season, which ranks 18th among MLB teams.

Los Angeles ranks 13th in MLB in strikeouts per game with an average of 8.8 Ks per contest.

The Angels strike out 8.3 batters per nine innings as a pitching staff, 21st in MLB.

Los Angeles pitchers have a combined ERA of 3.73 ERA this year, 10th-best in baseball.

Yankees Key Players to Watch

Schmidt makes the start for the Yankees, his fourth of the season. He is 0-0 with an 8.44 ERA and 11 strikeouts through 10 2/3 innings pitched.

Gleyber Torres has been key for New York with two home runs, six RBI and a batting average of .286 this season.

Aaron Judge leads New York in home runs with five while driving in eight runs and slugging .589.

Anthony Rizzo leads New York with a .315 batting average while slugging four homers and driving in nine runs.

DJ LeMahieu has collected 13 hits this season and has an OBP of .353. He’s slugging .543 on the year.

Angels Key Players to Watch

Suarez will take to the mound for the Angels, his third start of the season.

Hunter Renfroe paces the Angels with four home runs and 15 runs batted in.

Mike Trout is batting .278 with five doubles, three home runs and 13 walks.

Shohei Ohtani has two doubles, three home runs and nine walks while hitting .298.

Gio Urshela is hitting .327 to lead his team.

Yankees and Angels Injuries

Yankees: Josh Donaldson: 10 Day IL (Hamstring), Giancarlo Stanton: 10 Day IL (Hamstring), Ben Rortvedt: 10 Day IL (Shoulder), Harrison Bader: 10 Day IL (Oblique), Jonathan Loaisiga: 15 Day IL (Elbow), Lou Trivino: 15 Day IL (Elbow), Carlos Rodón: 15 Day IL (Forearm), Luis Severino: 15 Day IL (Lat), Luis Gil: 60 Day IL (Elbow), Frankie Montás: 60 Day IL (Shoulder), Scott Effross: 60 Day IL (Elbow), Tommy Kahnle: 60 Day IL (Biceps)

Angels: Max Stassi: 10 Day IL (Hip ), Jared Walsh: 10 Day IL (Headaches), Ryan Tepera: 15 Day IL (Shoulder), Chris Rodriguez: 60 Day IL (Shoulder), Jose Marte: 60 Day IL (Elbow), Davis Daniel: 60 Day IL (Shoulder)

Yankees vs. Angels Prediction

  • Score Prediction: Yankees 6, Angels 4
  • Total Prediction: Over 9.5 runs
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