Yankees vs. Angels MLB Game Preview (5/30/24): Odds, Lineups, Injuries & Stats

Written By Editorial Team on May 30, 2024
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The New York Yankees are scheduled to play against the Los Angeles Angels at 9:38 p.m. ET today in Angel Stadium of Anaheim, Anaheim, CA. The game will be aired on YES. Yankees moneyline odds stand at -184, while Angels odds are at +155. This MLB matchup promises competitive action between teams from the AL East and AL West divisions.

Yankees vs. Angels pregame odds

For MLB fans and bettors looking at the Yankees vs. Angels game, the MLB odds present several betting opportunities. The Yankees are the favorites across major sportsbooks, with negative moneyline values indicating their expected win. The over/under is set at 8.5, suggesting a game with moderate scoring at Angel Stadium. Here’s how the odds break down by sportsbooks in Massachusetts:

  • DraftKings: Yankees -185, over/under 8.5
  • FanDuel: Yankees -184, over/under 8.5
  • Caesars: Yankees -190, over/under 8.5
  • BetMGM: Yankees -185, over/under 8.5

This summary provides a snapshot of MLB odds, focusing on Yankees odds and Angels odds for their upcoming game in Anaheim.

Odds are subject to change and may vary between sportsbooks for the Yankees vs Angels.

Yankees vs. Angels projected starting lineups

Yankees starting lineup for Thursday

  1. SS Anthony Volpe (R)
  2. RF Juan Soto (L)
  3. LF Aaron Judge (R)
  4. DH Giancarlo Stanton (R)
  5. 1B Anthony Rizzo (L)
  6. 2B Gleyber Torres (R)
  7. CF Alex Verdugo (L)
  8. C Jose Trevino (R)
  9. 3B DJ LeMahieu (R)

Angels starting lineup for Thursday

  1. 1B Nolan Schanuel (L)
  2. 3B Luis Rengifo (S)
  3. LF Taylor Ward (R)
  4. CF Kevin Pillar (R)
  5. C Logan O’Hoppe (R)
  6. RF Jo Adell (R)
  7. DH Willie Calhoun (L)
  8. SS Zach Neto (R)
  9. 2B Kyren Paris (R)

Yankees vs Angels probable starters for tonight’s game

(NYY) Carlos Rodon (L)6-22.951.1822.27.4
(LAA) Patrick Sandoval (L)2.75.601.5523.19.7

Yankees vs. Angels injuries for Thursday

New York Yankees: 

  • Gerrit Cole (SP) – Out with right elbow inflammation, expected to return in June.
  • Lou Trivino (RP) – Out, recovering from Tommy John surgery.

Los Angeles Angels: 

  • Mike Trout (CF) – Out with a torn meniscus in his left knee.
  • Brandon Drury (2B) – Out with a left hamstring strain, expected to return in late May.

Projected lineups and injuries are pulled from Sportsdata.

Team stats & standings ahead of tonight’s Yankees vs Angels game

In the final game of the series between the Yankees and Angels, the teams split the first two games. New York won on Wednesday night, 2-1.

New York Yankees Team Stats

The New York Yankees, leading the AL East, are set to face the Los Angeles Angels at Angel Stadium of Anaheim. With a record of 38-19, the Yankees hold the top position in their division and the league, showcasing a strong performance this season. Their recent game stats include a win and a loss against the Angels, indicating a competitive edge for the upcoming game. Here are the Yankees’ season stats:

  • Runs per game: 4.8
  • Team average: .256
  • Team home runs: 83
  • Team Stolen bases: 30
  • Team ERA: 2.80
  • Team pitching strikeouts: 494

Los Angeles Angels Team Stats

On the other side, the Los Angeles Angels are looking to improve their standings in the AL West, currently ranking 5th with a 21-34 record. The Angels’ performance at Angel Stadium of Anaheim against the Yankees will be crucial for their morale and standings. The team’s stats this season reflect areas for improvement:

  • Runs per game: 4.3
  • Team average: .243
  • Team home runs: 66
  • Team Stolen bases: 47
  • Team ERA: 4.54
  • Team pitching strikeouts: 462

Player Stats for Yankees vs. Angels

The New York Yankees and Los Angeles Angels are set to face off, bringing key players to the forefront of this matchup. For the Yankees, Juan Soto shines with a batting average of .312 and leads in RBIs and runs, making him a crucial player at Angel Stadium of Anaheim. The Angels counter with Taylor Ward, who tops their charts in batting average, home runs, and RBIs. Recent news highlights Gerrit Cole’s impending return to the Yankees, potentially boosting their MLB odds, while the Angels feel the absence of Mike Trout but look forward to Brandon Drury’s return.

Yankees Leaders Ahead of Tonight’s Game

Yankees’ performance is anchored by their top players, with Juan Soto leading in batting average and RBIs, making a significant impact. Aaron Judge’s home run tally stands out, while Anthony Volpe’s agility on the bases is unmatched.

  • AVG Leader: Juan Soto (.312)
  • HR Leader: Aaron Judge (17)
  • RBI Leader: Juan Soto (46)
  • Runs Leader: Juan Soto (40)
  • SB Leader: Anthony Volpe (11)

Angels Leaders Ahead of Tonight’s Game

The Angels’ lineup is highlighted by Taylor Ward, leading in several categories. Luis Rengifo’s speed on the bases with 12 stolen bases adds a dynamic aspect to their game strategy.

  • AVG Leader: Taylor Ward (.271)
  • HR Leader: Taylor Ward (11)
  • RBI Leader: Taylor Ward (34)
  • Runs Leader: Taylor Ward (29)
  • SB Leader: Luis Rengifo (12)
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