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    A pair of the league’s most productive power hitters go head-to-head when the New York Yankees (78-51) and the Los Angeles Angels (56-73) play at 9:38 PM ET on Tuesday at Angel Stadium. Aaron Judge has 50 homers (first in the majors) for the favored Yankees (-164), and Shohei Ohtani ranks ninth in MLB play with 29 dingers this season for the Angels (+139). Jameson Taillon gets the starting nod for New York, and Mike Mayers is Los Angeles’ choice to start.

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    Game Info, Betting Lines for Yankees vs. Angels

    • Game Day: Tuesday, August 30, 2022
    • Game Time: 9:38 PM ET
    • Location: Anaheim, California
    • Stadium: Angel Stadium
    Yankees vs Angels Betting Information
    Favorite Favorite Moneyline Total
    Yankees -164 8.5

    Yankees Stats & Trends

    Yankees Batting

    • The New York Yankees average 1.6 home runs per game and have hit a league-best 202 home runs in total.
    • The Yankees have the 18th-ranked batting average in the majors (.240).
    • The Yankees are fourth in the league with a .324 on-base percentage.
    • The Yankees’ 8.5 strikeouts per game rank 17th in the league.
    • The Yankees have hit 93 homers away from home this season (1.5 per game).
    • The Yankees have a .420 slugging percentage and are averaging 3.0 extra-base hits per game on the road.
    • The club is batting .246 with 546 hits (8.5 per game) on the road this season.

    Yankees Key Batters

    • Judge has 136 hits and an OBP of .396 to go with a slugging percentage of .661. All three of those stats lead New York hitters this season.
    • Judge is 17th in batting average, fourth in on-base percentage, and first in slugging among all qualified batters in MLB.
    • Anthony Rizzo is batting .223 with 19 doubles, a triple, 29 home runs and 53 walks.
    • Rizzo’s batting average ranks 129th among qualified players, his on-base percentage 61st, and his slugging percentage 22nd.
    • Rizzo has picked up a hit in two straight games. During his last five outings he is hitting .263 with a home run, a walk and two RBI.
    • DJ LeMahieu has collected 117 base hits, an OBP of .366 and a slugging percentage of .396 this season.
    • Andrew Benintendi has an OPS of .763, fueled by an OBP of .373 and a team-best slugging percentage of .390 this season.

    Angels Stats & Trends

    Angels Batting

    • The Angels have hit 148 homers this season, which ranks 11th in the league.
    • The Angels have a team batting average of just .228 this season, which ranks 28th among MLB teams.
    • The Angels have an on-base percentage of .295 this season, which ranks 26th in the league.
    • The Angels are one of the least disciplined teams at the plate this season, ranking last with an average of 9.7 strikeouts per game.
    • They have averaged 1.3 home runs per game in their 63 home contests this season.
    • They are slugging .408 in 63 home games this season.
    • They are averaging 7.9 base hits per game and batting .239 as a team at home this season.

    Angels Key Batters

    • Ohtani has accumulated an on-base percentage of .359, a slugging percentage of .523, and has 123 hits, all club-highs for the Angels.
    • Including all qualified hitters in the majors, Ohtani’s batting average places him 53rd, his on-base percentage ranks 25th, and he is 10th in slugging.
    • Ohtani hopes to build on a two-game hitting streak in this matchup. In his last five games he is hitting .368 with a double, a triple, two home runs, three walks and seven RBI.
    • Mike Trout has 18 doubles, two triples, 28 home runs and 41 walks while batting .274.
    • Taylor Ward has 14 doubles, two triples, 17 home runs and 49 walks while batting .259.
    • Luis Rengifo is batting .268 with 19 doubles, three triples, 11 home runs and 13 walks.

    Yankees vs. Angels Probable Pitchers

    Taillon Mayers
    25 GS 1
    12-4 W-L 1-0
    3.89 ERA 4.46
    138.2 IP 34.1
    24 BB 12
    115 SO 32

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