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Yankees vs Guardians Prediction, Odds, Betting Trends & Probable Pitchers for ALDS Game 3 MLB Playoffs

Devon Platana
New York Yankees vs Cleveland Guardians prediction, odds, betting trends and probable pitchers for ALDS Game 3 in MLB Playoffs.
New York Yankees vs Cleveland Guardians prediction, odds, betting trends and probable pitchers for ALDS Game 3 in MLB Playoffs. / Associated Press
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Yankees vs Guardians Game 3 Info

2022 MLB Playoffs — ALDS Game 3 (Series Tied 1-1)
No. 2 New York Yankees (99-63, 42-39 Away) vs. No. 3 Cleveland Guardians (92-70, 46-35 Home)
Date: Saturday, October 15, 2022
Time: 7:37 p.m. ET
Venue: Progressive Field — Cleveland, OH
Coverage: TBS

The ALDS round of the 2022 MLB Playoffs continues on Saturday with Game 3 between the No. 2 New York Yankees and No. 3 Cleveland Guardians. Despite taking the 1-0 series lead, the Yankees couldn't capitalize on their momentum in Game 2, falling 4-2 to the Guardians in the 10-inning affair.

Can the Yankees figure out a way to bounce back on the road? Or will the Guardians find out a way to do the unthinkable and take the 2-1 series lead?

Yankees vs Guardians Odds & Spread

All MLB Postseason betting lines, odds and prop bets are from FanDuel Sportsbook.
Moneyline: NYY: (-120) | CLE: (+102)
Spread: NYY: -1.5 (+146) | CLE: +1.5 (-176)
Total: 6.5 — Over: (-108) | Under: (-112)

The Yankees enter this contest as a slight road favorite on the moneyline and spread. They are listed at -120 moneyline odds with +146 odds to cover the 1.5-run spread. The over/under on this matchup features 6.5 runs, which is a slight increase from Game 2's 6-run total.

Yankees vs Guardians Prediction & Pick

The Guardians gave the Yankees a run for their money in Game 2 and that could happen again with Triston McKenzie on the mound for Cleveland. The 25-year-old held New York to one hit over seven innings in a 2-0 win back in July and enters this game after pitching six shutout innings against the Tampa Bay Rays in the Wild Card Series.

As offensively gifted as the Yankees can be, the fact that they didn't score a run beyond the first inning in Game 2 is concerning. It also doesn't help that New York SP Luis Severino gave up four runs, two homers and nine hits over five innings in his last outing at Progressive Field.

The Yankees might be talented enough to rebound from their Game 2 loss, but I'm going with the Guardians due to their undeniable momentum.

Final Score Prediction: Yankees: 3 | Guardians: 4

Yankees vs Guardians Probable Starting Pitchers

The New York Yankees will look to Luis Severino (7-3 3.18 ERA) in Game 3 and the Cleveland Guardians hand the ball to Triston McKenzie (11-11, 2.96 ERA).

Yankees vs Guardians Betting Trends

- The Yankees are 13-6 straight up in their last 19 games.
- Cleveland is 5-1 straight up in its last six games.
- The total has hit the under in five of the Yankees' last seven road games.
- The total has hit the under in five of Cleveland's last six games against the AL East.

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Devon Platana is not a FanDuel employee. In addition to providing DFS gameplay advice, Devon Platana also participates in DFS contests on FanDuel using his personal account, username PepeSilvia0. While the strategies and player selections recommended in his articles are his personal views, he may deploy different strategies and player selections when entering contests with his personal account. The views expressed in their articles are the author's alone and do not necessarily reflect the views of FanDuel.

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