MLB Picks: New York Yankees vs. Los Angeles Dodgers

Jeff Grant@@JeffGrantSportsContributor IJuly 31, 2013

MLB Picks: New York Yankees vs. Los Angeles Dodgers

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    New York Yankees starting pitcher Hiroki Kuroda is 3-0 with a 0.69 ERA in July this season, which is important to consider when making your MLB picks on Wednesday as he takes on the Los Angeles Dodgers at Dodger Stadium.

    Courtesy of SBR Forum, the Yankees are plus-165 road underdogs in the pro baseball odds, with the betting total sitting at six in the market.

    Let's take a closer look at this interleague matchup from a betting perspective, while offering up a prediction along the way.   

New York Yankees

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    The New York Yankees are 8.5 games back of the Boston Red Sox in the American League East standings after suffering a 3-2 setback to the Los Angeles Dodgers as plus-152 road underdogs on Tuesday.

    Yankees starting pitcher Hiroki Kuroda is 4-4 with a 3.18 ERA in 11 outings away from the Bronx this season. 

Los Angeles Dodgers

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    The Los Angeles Dodgers are 27-6 in their last 33 games, including a 10-1 mark since the All-Star break.

    Dodgers starting pitcher Clayton Kershaw is 5-3 with a 3.02 ERA in 15 career interleague appearances. 


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    I'm going to recommend that readers back the New York Yankees, as they've gone 9-4 in Hiroki Kuroda's last 13 starts as an underdog.

    MLB Pick: New York Yankees plus-165 

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