New York Yankees vs. Los Angeles Dodgers Odds, Picks & Predictions

He New York Yankees (34-24) and los angeles dodgers (34-23) meet Friday to kick off a 3-game series. The first pitch from Dodger Stadium is scheduled for 10:10 p.m. ET (MLB Network). Let’s analyze the BetMGM Sportsbook lines around the Yankees vs. Dodgers odd and make our expert MLB picks and predictions for the best bets.

Season Series: First meeting since 2019 when the Yankees won the series 2-1

New York lost 1-0 in 10 innings as underdogs on the road +123 on Wednesday against the Seattle Mariners. New York won that series 2-1 and improved to 15-11 on the road. The Yankees are now 4-1 in their last 5 games overall.

Los Angeles lost 10-6 as a local favorite -223 on Wednesday against the Washington Nationals. Dodgers hit 3 HRs, including 2 from RF mookie bets, but it wasn’t enough to get past the Nationals and their 5 HR game. The Dodgers are 3-2 in their last 5 games.

Yankees at Dodgers projected starters

RHP louis severino against LHP Clayton Kershaw

Severino (0-0, 1.59 ERA) makes his 3rd start. He has a 0.79 WHIP, 3.1 BB/9 and 7.9 K/9 in 11 1/3 innings.

  • Last start: No decision, 6 2/3 IP, 1 ER, 1 H, 3 BB, 5 K, in a 3-2 home win Saturday against the San Diego Padres
  • career vs. Los Angeles: 0-0 with a 0.00 ERA (2 IP, 0 ER), 1 H, 0 HR, 0 BB, 1 K in 1 appearance

Kershaw (6-4, 3.32 ERA) is making his 12th start. He has a 1.14 WHIP, 2.3 BB/9 and 10.8 K/9 in 62 1/3 innings.

  • Last start: No decision, 5 IP, 4 ER, 6 H, 2 BB, 6 K, in a 6-5 road win Saturday against the Tampa Bay Rays
  • career vs. New York: 0-1 with a 1.67 ERA (27 IP, 5 ER), 14 H, 4 HR, 0 BB, 27 K in 4 starts

Yankees on Dodgers odds

Provided by BetMGM Sportsbook; access the USA TODAY Sports Scores and Sports Betting Odds hub for a complete list. The lines were last updated Thursday at 11:45 p.m. ET.

  • Money Line (ML): Yankees 120 (bet $100 to win $120) | Dodgers -145 (bet $145 to win $100)
  • Run line (RL)/Against the spread (ATS): Yankees +1.5 (-165) | Dodgers -1.5 (+140)
  • More/Less (O/U): 8.5 (O: -105 | U: -115)

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Yankees on Dodgers picks and predictions


Dodgers 4, Yankees 3

money line


The Dodgers are dominant at home and the Yankees are good on the road, and with teams as close as these 2, the Dodgers’ 19-8 home record is enough to give them the edge.

Running line/Against the spread


This is a very close matchup, so the Yankees should be able to make this a close game, but at +1.5 (-165), the risk here isn’t worth it. Bet on the money line or O/U instead.

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BET MINUS 8.5 (-115).

The Under is 4-0 in Severino’s last 4 starts during Game 1 of a series and 4-0 in the Yankees’ last 4 against a left-handed starter.

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