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    New York Yankees versus Arizona Diamondbacks Pick Prediction MLB Lines Odds Preview 4-18-2013


    by tonytssportsbets

    The Arizona Diamondbacks will conclude their three game interleague series with the New York Yankees on Thursday night. First pitch from Yankees Stadium is scheduled for 7PM Eastern Time with national television coverage provided by the MLB Extra Innings Channel.

    The MLB odds from this game have the home team New York Yankees favored by -114 odds with the take back on the Arizona Diamondbacks at +104 odds. The run over under line is set at 9 runs.

    The Yankees made is 2-0 in this three game series after a 4-3 home win against the Diamondbacks as a -146 betting favorite. The game finished under 7 ½ runs.

    On the mound for Arizona on Thursday night will be Patrick Corbin who works his third game of the season. The left hander in two starts this season is 2-0 with an ERA of 1.50 and WHIP of 1.25. His last start was on Friday which resulted in a win as the Diamondbacks defeated the LA Dodgers 3-0 as a +138 home underdog. Corbin worked six innings and allowed no earned runs and three hits. Arizona is ranked seventh offensively this season in two critical areas which are runs per game and team batting average. The Diamondbacks push across 5.08 runs a game and hit .267.

    The Yankees will send right hander Phil Hughes to the bump to face Arizona. It’s been a tough start for Hughes as he checks in with a record of 0-2 in two starts with an ERA of 10.29 and WHIP of 2.71. His last starting assignment was on Saturday as he was hit with the loss in a 5-3 defeat to the Baltimore Orioles as a -107 betting favorite. Phil Hughes worked three innings and gave up five earned runs, three homers with nine hits. The New York offense has played well despite key injuries this season. The team pushes across 5.33 runs per game and is third in Major League Baseball in team batting average at .281 hitting as a ball club.