Cleveland Gaurdians vs New York Yankees Matchup Preview - October 18th, 2022

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Steven Kwan and the Guardians go head-to-head against Harrison Bader and the Yankees today. Over the last 7 days, Steven Kwan has provided the bulk of the offense for Guardians. He's batted .412 with 4 runs, 2 RBIs, 1 home runs, and 1 stolen bases. Meanwhile, it's been Harrison Bader who has been hot for the Yankees. Over the last week, he's batting .286 with 4 runs, 4 RBIs, and 3 home runs.

Cleveland Gaurdians Insights

  • Aaron Civale has averaged 14.6 outs per GS this year, grading out in the 24th percentile.

  • The New York Yankees have just 1 same-handed RP in their bullpen, so Josh Naylor stands a good chance of holding the advantage against every reliever all game.

  • The Cleveland Guardians bullpen grades out as the 3rd-best in the league, via The Sharp Model.

New York Yankees Insights

  • Nestor Cortes has utilized his cut-fastball 23% more often this year (29.9%) than he did last season (6.9%).

  • Matt Carpenter is an extreme flyball batter and squares off against the strong outfield defense of Cleveland (#1-best of the day).

  • Matt Carpenter has a high pull rate on his flyballs (38.7% — 98th percentile) and has the good fortune of hitting them towards baseball's 7th-shallowest RF fences today.

Betting Trends

  • The New York Yankees have hit the Moneyline in 55 of their last 77 games at home (+15.55 Units / 10% ROI)

  • The Cleveland Guardians have hit the Moneyline in 89 of their last 150 games (+26.10 Units / 14% ROI)

  • Matt Carpenter has hit the Hits Over in his last 8 games at home (+8.00 Units / 63% ROI)