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Los Angeles Dodgers at New York Yankees Betting Preview

In a battle of two of the best teams in Major League Baseball, the Los Angeles Dodgers are at the New York Yankees for the first of a three game series on Friday. The Los Angeles Dodgers are 39-25 on the season, and lead the National League West. The Dodgers are coming off a win over the Pirates on Thursday following back to back losses.

For the Yankees, they are 45-19 on the season. New York has won 8 straight games. On Thursday, the Yankees blasted the Minnesota Twins at home.

The New York Yankees are -115 at home over the Dodgers. The total is set at 8.5 runs.

First Place Dodgers

Yoshinobu Yamamoto will get the start for the Los Angeles Dodgers. In his first season in Major League Baseball, he has gone 6-2 on the season with a 3.32 earned run average. Yamamoto has pitched 65 innings, and struck out 76 batters, while walking 14 on the season. In 12 starts this season, he has allowed 6 homeruns.

Los Angeles got the offense going early in the win on Thursday. Freddie Freeman blasted his 8th home run of the season to go up 3-0. Later, Miguel Rojas drove in a run. After giving a few back, the Dodgers erupted for more runs in the fifth, including a Mookie Betts homerun, his 10th of the season.

The Dodgers are one of the top scoring teams in the league. Los Angeles is scoring just shy of 5 runs per game. The Dodgers are fourth in batting average, and have the second best OBP in the game. Shohei Ohtani is having a fantastic season for the Dodgers, with a .322 average and 15 homeruns on the season.

Red Hot Yankees

For the New York Yankees, Cody Poteet will get the nod. Poteet is 29 years old that has made two starts on the season. He has won both of them. In 11 innings, he has struck out 10, and allowed just 3 earned runs. His last start was on June 1st in San Francisco.

After falling behind, the Yankees’ offense tied the game with Trent Grisham’s home run—his second of the season. The Yankees took the lead in the third inning, with Gleyber Torres and Austin Wells driving in runs. Anthony Volpe and Giancarlo Stanton drove in runs later in the game.

New York is another loaded offensive team. The Yankees are scoring just over 5 runs per game. The Yankees have a .256 batting average as a team, and the best OPS in the game. The Yankees have seen Aaron Judge with 21 homeruns and 17 from Juan Soto. Giancarlo Stanton also has 15.

Dodgers Top Yankees

This should be a pretty fun game, and series. In the end, we like the Dodgers with Yamamoto on the hill. Poteet is in a tough spot going in his first start against a really talented Dodgers offense.

We are going to take the Los Angeles Dodgers -105 over the New York Yankees. Enjoy the game and best of luck with all your Major League Baseball betting for this game and all the action!

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