MLB Odds have the Yankees as a -130 moneyline favorite, the Indians a +110 underdog, and the over/under total at 8.5.
The Yankees will start righthander AJ Burnett, who is 8-6 with a 4.05 ERA. He last started Wednesday against the Milwaukee Brewers, when he went seven innings in a 5-2 win. The Indians will counter with righthander Josh Tomlin, who is 9-4 with a 3.86 ERA. Tomlin’s last start was Tuesday against the Arizona Diamondbacks, when he went seven innings in a 6-4 loss.
Both teams lead their respective American League divisions.
New York (50-31 SU) is in first place in the AL East and have been red-hot recently, winning seven straight and going 8-2 SU in their past 10. Cleveland (44-37 SU) leads the AL Central by a half-game and have been mediocre lately, going 5-5 SU in their past 10.
This is the second meeting between the teams this season. New York won a four-game set June 10-13 by a 3-1 count. The Yankees dominated the first three games, outscoring the Indians 24-8, before losing the finale 1-0. New York is 8-2 SU in the past 10 meetings.
The Yankees finished off the latest edition of the Subway Series on Sunday. The Yankees won the first two games against the New York Mets and the finale went into extra innings. Cleveland won the first two games of a three-game set against the Cincinnati Reds before losing the finale Sunday.