Yankees set to extend winning streak against the Dodgers

Updated June 7, 2024
Updated June 7, 2024By Dean Etheridge

The New York Yankees clash with the LA Dodgers this weekend when the two franchises meet in a three-match mini-series in New York. Both franchises top their divisions, but the Yankees have the Orioles for the company and can’t afford to lose the series when MLB’s big spenders come to town. In our latest MLB betting picks, we tell you how the Yankees will get on. 

Yankees Vs. Dodgers Betting Picks 06 07 2024

The Yankees/Dodgers’ rivalry resumes on Friday night with the Yankee Stadium in New York hosting the three-match series. New York has run into a bit of form in recent weeks, and they’ve needed it with the Baltimore Orioles only a few wins behind at the top of AL East.

As for LA, they have a huge lead at the top of the NL West. But their form isn’t where it should be, with Dave Roberts’ side losing series against the Diamondbacks, the Reds, and the Pirates. They also dropped a game against the Rockies.

Could this be a good time for the Yankees to be taking on their arch-rivals?  

Betting to win the 2024 MLB World Series

In the betting to win the 2024 World Series, the Dodgers and the Yankees feature among the favorites with the best MLB World Series betting sites

The Dodgers lead the way at +300, with the Yankees at +500. Also in the mix are the Philadelphia Phillies at +600 and the Atlanta Braves and the Baltimore Orioles at +800.

Outside the leading five franchises are the Guardians at +1300, the Mariners at +1400, and the Astros at +1700. The Texas Rangers are +2200 to repeat their 2023 World Series win again in 2024.

Onto the divisional betting winner and the Dodgers are -12500 with some oddsmakers to win the NL West. Although with plenty, you can’t even get a bet.

In the AL East, the Yankees are -400 to win the division, with the Orioles at +225. Unlike the NL West, the AL East is still a live market. The betting was closer in recent days.

But the Yankees’ recent run of wins has seen them open a 4.5-game lead in the division, and also in the betting, having been -225 at the beginning of the week.

Yankees vs. Dodgers Match Betting

Onto the match betting, and the best MLB betting sites are just favoring a win for the Dodgers. On the money line, the Dodgers are -120. The New York Yankees are at +100.

Moving onto the handicap spread, with the 1.5-point advantage, the Yankees are -150. The Dodgers are +130 to win and cover the spread. The total runs scored market is -110 for over and under 8.5.

More Yankees vs. Dodger odds are available on our MLB betting table. You will find more information about the sportsbooks we use for our MLB odds on our Best Betting Sites 2024 page.

Yankees vs. DodgersBetOnlineBovadaBetUS
Yankees+100+100+100
Dodgers-120-120-120
Yankees (+1.5)-150-150-150
Dodgers (-1.5)+130+130+130
Over 8.5-110-110-110
Under 8.5-110-110-110

Yankees on an eight-match winning run

The Yankees completed a second successive sweep on Thursday with an 8-5 win over the Twins. The 3-0 mini-series win followed a 3-0 road-trip sweep over the Giants and was their eighth successive win.

As a result, the Yankees have extended their lead at the top of the AL East to 4.5 wins over the Orioles. Overall this season, the Yankees now have a win rate of .703. At the Yankees Stadium, their record is 21-8 (0.724). 

Dodgers finally find some form

Things aren’t as straightforward for the Dodgers, who are 6-4 in their last ten and have an overall win rate of .609 in the NL West. 

Okay, when it comes to the division, they are 8.0 wins ahead of the Padres and 8.5 clear of the Diamondbacks, but their form isn’t anywhere near as good as the Yankees’ in recent weeks. 

Last night Mookie Betts led the way as the Dodgers picked up an 11-7 win over the Pirates. Eventually, the combination of Mookie Betts, Shohei Ohtani, Freddie Freeman, and Teoscar Hernández paid off.

The 11 runs is the most the Dodgers have scored since April 26, when they recorded a 12-2 win over the Blue Jays.

But as Betts stated after the match, “It’s just one game.”

Could this be the catalyst for a winning run for the Dodgers? We’ll have to wait and see.

Our Yankees vs. Dodgers Picks and Predictions

The Dodgers are the team to beat with their explosive hitters in their lineup. They finally clicked in the third and final match against the Pirates, but the problem is they have been hit-and-miss as a group in recent weeks,

They could take the momentum into the match in the Bronx. Or they could go back to struggling again. 

So with the Yankees in form, they are our betting pick to win the opening match of the mini-series at the Yankee Stadium tonight.

YankeesTo beat the Dodgers
+100
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With both franchises having plenty of big hitters in their lineups, we are also going to have a wager on overs in the total runs market.

Over 8.5 runs is our second betting pick for the match

Over 8.5 RunsYankees vs. Dodgers
-110
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Summary
Event
New York Yankees vs. LA Dodgers
Location
Yankee Stadium,New York,United States
Starting on
June 7, 2024
Ending on
June 7, 2024

About the Author

Dean Etheridge
Dean Etheridge

Dean Etheridge has over ten years of writing experience in the world of sports betting. Starting out as a hobby on his own soccer betting website, Dean has now seen his picks published across various affiliate sites along with The Sun and TalkSPORT where he writes regular Premier League and Champions League betting tips. Combining his extensive knowledge and experience with his British humor and wit, Dean has developed into a trusted voice within the sports betting industry. Although Dean's preferred areas of focus are the English Premier League and cricket, his extensive sports knowledge enables him to tackle nearly any sport. Gone are the days of traveling the world to witness events like FIFA World Cups and Ashes cricket, as Dean now prefers the comfort of his own home while enjoying sports.

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