Angels vs. Yankees MLB Prediction

Angels vs. Yankees, 8/16/21 MLB Predictions & Betting Odds

The Angels and Yankees will open a new series in the Bronx starting Monday at 7:05 p.m. ET. With Jose Suarez set to oppose Gerrit Cole in the latter’s return to the mound, what is the best play when it comes to this matchup?

Game Snapshot

961 Los Angeles Angels (+230) at 962 New York Yankees (-260); o/u 8.5

7:05 p.m. ET, Monday, August 16, 2021

Yankee Stadium, New York, NY

Los Angeles Angels DFS Notes

Phil Gosselin went 2-for-4 with a home run, double, and two runs scored against the Astros on Sunday. Gosselin doubled to lead off the sixth inning and scored the second run of the game for the Angels on an RBI groundout by Jo Adell. He later added an insurance run with a solo homer off of Cristian Javier in the eighth. The 32-year-old infielder is hitting .272/.330/.381 with four homers and 30 RBI across 202 at-bats.

New York Yankees DFS Notes

Luke Voit went 3-for-5 with a home run, two runs scored, and two RBI against the White Sox on Sunday. Voit had a big day at the plate, collecting three hits after going 1-for-17 over his last four games. He singled to lead off the second inning and scored on a two-run homer by Rougned Odor. After knocking a base hit in the third, he blasted a two-run homer in the ninth off of Matt Foster for his fifth round-tripper of the season. The 30-year-old first baseman is hitting a disappointing .234/.314/.380 with just the five homers and 17 RBI across 137 at-bats as he's struggled to stay on the field.

Angels vs. Yankees MLB Betting Prediction

The Angels are just 5-11 in their last 16 games versus the Yankees and are 16-36 in their last 52 games at Yankee Stadium. The Angels have also dropped four of their last five games, are 2-5 in their last seven games versus a right-handed starter and are 1-4 in their last five games as an underdog. On the other side, the Yankees are 12-4 in their last 16 games overall, are 7-2 in their last nine games as a favorite and are 5-1 in their last six home games.

MLB BETTING PREDICTION: NEW YORK YANKEES -260

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