Yankees Vs Cubs: MLB Betting Odds, Trends & Stats – June 12, 2022

Written By Staff on June 12, 2022

The New York Yankees (43-16) will look to sweep a three-game series against the Chicago Cubs (23-35). The series finale begins at 1:35 PM ET on Sunday. Jameson Taillon starts for New York (-220 to win) while Chicago (+184) will counter with Keegan Thompson.

The betting facts in what follows reference odds valid as of June 12, 2022 at 1:24 PM ET.

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Yankees vs Cubs Betting Odds

Pitching Matchup

Taillon (NYY) Pitcher Thompson (CHC)
5 – 1 W/L 6 – 1
62.2 IP 48.1
2.73 ERA 3.17
1.005 WHIP 1.138
6.7 K/9 7.3
0.9 BB/9 2.8

Yankees Probable Starter Jameson Taillon

  • The Yankees will send Taillon (5-1) out for his 12th start of the season. He is 5-1 with a 2.73 ERA and 47 strikeouts in 62 2/3 innings pitched.
  • In his last appearance on Tuesday against the Minnesota Twins, the right-hander tossed 4 2/3 innings, allowing four earned runs while surrendering nine hits.
  • In 11 games this season, the 30-year-old has amassed an ERA of 2.73, with 6.7 strikeouts per nine innings. Opponents are hitting .237 against him.
  • Taillon has four quality starts this season.
  • The opposing Cubs offense has a collective .241 batting average, and is 15th in the league with 473 total hits and 19th in MLB action with 249 runs scored. It has the 14th-ranked slugging percentage (.391) and ranks 15th in home runs (58) in all of MLB.
  • The 30-year-old’s 2.73 ERA ranks 18th, 1.005 WHIP ranks 12th, and 6.7 K/9 ranks 52nd among qualifying pitchers this season.

Starting pitcher projections reflect team information as of June 12, 2022 at 1:24 PM ET and may change up to the start of game.

Cubs Stats vs Taillon

Player AB AVG H HR RBI OBP OPS
Jason Heyward 18 .333 6 0 1 .400 .789
Jonathan Villar 15 .200 3 0 0 .200 .533
Willson Contreras 13 .231 3 0 3 .231 .693
Ian Happ 9 .222 2 0 0 .364 .697
Yan Gomes 5 .200 1 1 2 .200 1.000
Nick Madrigal 2 .000 0 0 0 .000 .000
Andrelton Simmons 2 .500 1 0 0 .500 1.000

Cubs Probable Starter Keegan Thompson

  • Thompson (6-1) will take the mound for the Cubs, his sixth start of the season.
  • The right-hander gave up seven earned runs and allowed five hits in 3 2/3 innings pitched against the Baltimore Orioles on Tuesday.
  • The 27-year-old has an ERA of 3.17 and 7.3 strikeouts per nine innings with an opponent batting average of .234 in 13 games this season.
  • None of Thompson’s five starts this season have met the criteria for a quality start.
  • The Yankees are batting .246 this season, 11th in MLB. They have a team slugging percentage of .433 (first in the league) with 94 home runs.

Starting pitcher projections reflect team information as of June 12, 2022 at 1:24 PM ET and may change up to the start of game.

Yankees Stats vs Thompson

Player AB AVG H HR RBI OBP OPS
Matt Carpenter 3 .000 0 0 0 .000 .000

Yankees Betting Trends

  • The Yankees have won 40 of the 55 games they were favored on the moneyline this season (72.7%).
  • New York has a 16-1 record (winning 94.1% of its games) when playing as a moneyline favorite of -220 or shorter.
  • The Yankees have an implied moneyline win probability of 68.8% in this game.
  • In the 59 games oddsmakers have set an over/under for New York, it has combined with opponents to go over the total 26 times (26-32-1).
  • The Yankees have gone 31-28-0 against the spread this season.
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Cubs Betting Trends

  • This season, the Cubs have won 16 out of the 40 games, or 40%, in which they’ve been the underdog.
  • This season, Chicago has won one of its six games when they’re the underdog by at least +184 on the moneyline.
  • The implied probability of a win by the Cubs, based on the moneyline, is 35.2%.
  • Games involving Chicago have gone over the total set by sportsbooks in 27 of 58 chances this season.
  • The Cubs have an ATS record of 31-27-0 in 58 games with a spread this season.

Yankees Players to Watch

  • Aaron Judge has racked up a team-high OBP (.388) and slugging percentage (.691), while leading the Yankees in hits (68). He’s batting .313 with 10 doubles, 24 home runs and 29 walks.
  • Among qualified hitters in MLB play, Judge’s batting average ranks 10th, his on-base percentage ranks 13th, and he is first in the league in slugging.
  • Anthony Rizzo is batting .211 with 10 doubles, a triple, 15 home runs and 25 walks.
  • Rizzo currently ranks 141st in batting average, 90th in on base percentage, and 25th in slugging among qualified hitters.
  • DJ LeMahieu is hitting .261 with 12 doubles, five home runs and 21 walks.
  • Gleyber Torres is batting .253 with seven doubles, a triple, 12 home runs and 12 walks.

Yankees Batting Stats (2022)

Player AB AVG R HR RBI OBP OPS
Aaron Judge 217 .313 50 24 48 .388 1.079
Anthony Rizzo 213 .211 34 15 40 .315 .794
DJ LeMahieu 188 .261 28 5 26 .343 .747
Isiah Kiner-Falefa 186 .263 30 0 13 .314 .620
Gleyber Torres 186 .253 23 12 28 .299 .794
Giancarlo Stanton 170 .271 17 13 37 .339 .863
Josh Donaldson 162 .235 18 5 18 .335 .730
Aaron Hicks 155 .226 21 2 11 .349 .620
Joey Gallo 151 .185 18 8 13 .281 .639
Jose Trevino 97 .309 16 5 18 .356 .861

Cubs Players to Watch

  • Willson Contreras leads Chicago with 47 hits and an OBP of .398 this season.
  • Among all qualifying hitters in MLB, Contreras’ batting average ranks 46th, his on-base percentage ranks sixth, and he is 17th in slugging percentatge.
  • Ian Happ leads Chicago in slugging percentage (.432) thanks to 19 extra-base hits.
  • Among all qualified hitters, Happ ranks 61st in batting average, 26th in on-base percentage and 62nd in slugging percentage.
  • Frank Schwindel has hit eight homers with a team-high .400 SLG this season.
  • Patrick Wisdom has 12 home runs, 31 RBI and a batting average of .215 this season.

Cubs Batting Stats (2022)

Player AB AVG R HR RBI OBP OPS
Frank Schwindel 210 .238 20 8 30 .283 .683
Patrick Wisdom 195 .215 32 12 31 .303 .765
Ian Happ 190 .263 27 6 29 .367 .799
Willson Contreras 174 .270 35 10 23 .398 .909
Nico Hoerner 148 .284 12 3 16 .312 .704
Rafael Ortega 139 .259 17 2 8 .352 .712
Jonathan Villar 114 .237 13 2 12 .276 .609
Nick Madrigal 108 .222 8 0 2 .263 .513
Jason Heyward 99 .222 13 1 8 .300 .613
Christopher Morel 92 .293 16 3 10 .377 .888

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