The Sunday Night Baseball game features the New York Yankees on the road at the Los Angeles Angels. This is the final Sunday Night Baseball game of the first month of the season. The Yankees won the first game of the series, and have won 7 straight games overall. New York comes into the game with a 16-9 record, and are 5-4 on the road.
The Los Angeles Angels are in second place in the American League West. The Angels are 16-10 on the season, and have gone just 5-8 at home this season. The Los Angeles Angels come into this game listed at -125 over the New York Yankees on Sunday Night Baseball.
The New York Yankees are throwing the big lefthander C.C. Sabathia to the mound. Sabathia will be 38 years old in the second half of the season. In his 18th season in Major League Baseball, Sabathia has been pretty solid this season with a 1.86 earned run average. Sabathia is just 62 wins shy of 300 in his career, with an ERA of just over 3.68.
The Yankees during their winning streak have done a great job of keeping their opponents off the scoreboard. the Yankees have allowed 20 runs in 7 games. The Yankees allowed 1 run in three straight games. The Yankees offense has started to heat up with Didi Gregorious absolutely on fire. He has crushed 10 homeruns and is hitting .368.
The Los Angeles Angeles are going to play this game without their star slugger Shohei Ohtani. He suffered a minor ankle injury in the game on Friday. The Angels offense is one of the tops in all of the American League. The Angels have scored 128 runs on the season. The team is batting .229, which is 11th in the league.
Albert Pujols is just five hits away from 3,000 in his Hall of Fame Career. The slugger fits well in the lineup with Mike Torut, Shohei Ohtani and Andrelton Simmons. Simmons leads the team with a ..315 batting average, while Trout has clubbed 10 homeruns and drove in 18 runs.
The New York Yankees are on fire right now. The defense and pitching from the Yankees has never been better this season. Now, the veteran lefthander gets a chance to slam the door on the Angeles in this series. There is no doubt, we expect a good start from C.C. Sabathia. Look for him to win this game, and come away with yet another win.
When you are betting on this game – take the New York Yankees. Taking the Yankees +115 over the Los Angeles Angels is the bet to make!