Diamondbacks vs. Yankees - 5/18/16 MLB Pick, Odds, and Prediction
New York Yankees (16-22) at Arizona Diamondbacks (19-23)
MLB Baseball: Wednesday, May 18, 2016 at 9:40 pm (Chase Field)
N Eovaldi (3-2) (4.85) vs. S Miller (1-4) (6.94)
The Line: Arizona Diamondbacks +110 / New York Yankees -120 --- Over/Under: 9.5 See the Latest Odds
The Arizona Diamondbacks look to sweep the New York Yankees late Wednesday night.
The New York Yankees look for consistency after splitting their last 10 games. The Yankees have allowed 22 runs in their last three games and five or more runs in six of their last eight games. The New York Yankees have an ERA of 4.45 and have lost 10 of their last 12 games when allowing more than three runs. Offensively, Starlin Castro leads New York with 40 hits, Carlos Beltran has 19 RBI and Brian McCann has five home runs. Nathan Eovaldi gets the ball, and he’s 3-2 with a 4.85 ERA and 40 strikeouts this season. Eovaldi is 2-0 with a 3.08 ERA and 15 strikeouts in his career against the Diamondbacks.
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The Arizona Diamondbacks look for another win after losing five of their last seven games. The Diamondbacks have scored 18 runs in their last three games and five or more runs in seven of their last 13 games. The Arizona Diamondbacks offense has been rolling lately, and they’ve won 10 of their last 15 games when scoring more than three runs. Jean Segura leads Arizona with 58 hits, Jake Lamb has 23 RBI and Brandon Drury has six home runs. Shelby Miller takes the hill, and he’s 1-4 with a 6.94 ERA and 22 strikeouts this season. This will be Miller’s second career game against the Yankees.
The Yankees are 1-7 in their last 8 during game 3 of a series and 15-6 in Eovaldis last 21 starts. The Diamondbacks are 1-6 in their last 7 during game 3 of a series and 2-5 in Millers last 7 starts. The over is 4-0 in the last 4 meetings in Arizona.
The Yanks have been dominated in this series, and we're getting the hot home team for plus money. Have to back Arizona here with the way the first two games have gone.