Anthony Volpe Over 0.5 Runs
Volpe has been on fire lately, hitting safely in five straight games dating back to April 12th. Since being moved to the leadoff spot in the Yankees’ lineup, he has been thriving and providing a spark at the top of the order. With Giancarlo Stanton sidelined, Volpe has stepped up in a big way for the Yankees. Tonight, Volpe will be facing Angels pitcher Jose Suarez, who has struggled mightily in the early part of the 2023 season. In his two starts, Suarez has allowed 11 runs on 18 hits in just 8.1 innings of work, resulting in an ERA of over 10.
The combination of Volpe’s hot streak and Suarez’s struggles make this a promising betting opportunity. Not only has Volpe been hitting well lately, but he’s also hitting in a favorable spot in the lineup, which should provide him with plenty of opportunities to get on base and potentially record a hit. Another factor working in Volpe’s favor is his ability to hit left-handed pitching. Suarez, the Angels’ starter for tonight’s game, is a lefty, and Volpe has been hitting .333 against lefties so far this season.
Hammer the over 0.5 runs for Volpe tonight.
Jose Suarez Over 3 Earned Runs
Bet against Angels pitcher Jose Suarez as he will get lit up by the Yankees tonight and give up more than three earned runs. Suarez has struggled mightily in the early part of the 2023 season, allowing 11 runs on 18 hits in just 8.1 innings of work, resulting in an ERA of over 10. And tonight, he’ll be facing a Yankees lineup that crushes left-handed pitching. This combination does not bode well for Suarez.
In addition, the game will be played in the Bronx, where at Yankee Stadium, the dimensions are favorable for hitters, and the energy from the home crowd can be overwhelming for visiting teams. The Yankees’ lineup is stacked with power hitters who can take advantage of Suarez’s struggles. Aaron Judge, Anthony Rizzo and Gleybar Torres are just a few examples of players who can hit the ball a mile and give the lefty Suarez fits on the mound. Suarez is in for a rough night and will likely give up more than three earned runs.
We’re on the over 3 Earned Runs for Suarez.
DJ LeMahieu Over 1 Hit
While much of the recent talk around the Yankees has been focused on Oswaldo Cabrera and his super-utility value, it’s important not to overlook the team’s star veteran infielder, DJ LeMahieu. LeMahieu, who just returned from a minor quad injury, is off to a red-hot start this season.
Despite being 34 years old, LeMahieu is still an impact player for the Yankees. He’s hitting .283 with a .353 OBP, and has already recorded two home runs and six RBIs in just 12 games and 51 plate appearances. With Giancarlo Stanton on the injured list, LeMahieu has stepped up and taken on an increased role for the team.
Tonight, he’ll be facing left-handed pitcher Jose Suarez, who has struggled mightily in the early part of the season. This bodes well for LeMahieu, who has historically hit left-handed pitching well. In fact, he’s hitting .333 against lefties so far this season.He’s off to a hot start this season, hitting well against left-handed pitching, and is playing in a favorable spot in the lineup. Combine all of this with Suarez’s struggles, and it’s easy to see why taking the over on LeMahieu’s one-hit total is a solid bet.
DJ LeMahieu Over 1 hit. Let’s cash.