Philadelphia Phillies vs. New York Yankees - 6/27/18 MLB Pick, Odds, and Prediction
New York Yankees (52-25) at Philadelphia Phillies (41-36)
MLB Baseball: Wednesday, June 27, 2018 at 7:05 pm (Citizens Bank Park)
Luis Cessa (0-0) (3.00) vs. Zach Eflin (5-2) (3.44)
The Line: Philadelphia Phillies +121 / New York Yankees -131 --- Over/Under: 9 See the Latest Odds
The Philadelphia Phillies host the New York Yankees in MLB interleague play on Wednesday.
The New York Yankees flexed their muscle in Philadelphia Wednesday with a 6-0 victory. New York starter Luis Severino picked up the win with six hits allowed while striking out nine over seven frames.
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The Yankees banged out ten hits and walked twice with Didi Gregorius going solo and scoring twice while Aaron Judge went 2-4 with a homer, two RBI’s and two runs followed by Gleyber Torres who had a pair of hits and drove in two.
Luis Cessa makes his first start of the 2018 season at Philadelphia on Wednesday. Cessa has made four relief appearances in 2018 and has gone 0-0 with a 3.00 ERA over six innings pitched.
The Philadelphia Phillies struggled on both the mound and at the plate with the defense also part of Thursday’s one sided loss to the Yankees. Philadelphia starter Jake Arrieta was charged with all six runs (three earned) on nine hits including two long balls in a five inning stint.
The Phillies offense consisted of six hits and a base on balls with Cesar Hernandez and Scott Kingery logging a pair of hits. Zach Efflin draws Wednesday’s start for the Phillies against the visiting NY Yankees. Efflin comes off of a 12-2 rout of Washington with two runs plated on six hits and a walk over five frames.
Under is 8-0 in NY Yankees last 8 interleague games and under is 10-1 in NY Yankees last 11 road games and under is 21-5-1 in NY Yankees last 27 overall. Over is 8-3 in Philadelphia last 11 home games and over is 9-4 in Philadelphia last 13 on grass and over is 9-4 in Philadelphia last 13 overall. Over is 8-3 in the last 11 meetings.
I think Philadelphia has a shot at winning this but this could be the fan in me overcoming common sense…