Chicago Cubs at New York Yankees - 6/11/22 MLB Picks and Prediction

Chicago Cubs at New York Yankees - 6/11/22 MLB Picks and Prediction Photo by Dennis Schneidler-USA TODAY Sports

New York Yankees (42-16) vs Chicago Cubs (23-34)

Game Info: Saturday, June 11, 2022 at 7:15 pm (Yankee Stadium)

Jordan Montgomery (1-1) (3.02) vs Matt Swarmer (1-0) (1.50)

Betting Odds: New York Yankees -245 / Chicago Cubs +195 --- Over/Under: 9 Click Here for the Latest Odds

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The Chicago Cubs will play the New York Yankees in Game 2 of their series at Yankee Stadium on Saturday night.

The Chicago Cubs are 23-34 this season and have lost five of their last six games. Chicago lost Game 1 of this series by a score of 2-1 on Friday. The Chicago pitching staff has a 4.31 ERA, a 1.29 WHIP, and a .244 opponent batting average this season. The Cubs offense has scored 249 runs with a .243 batting average and a .322 on base percentage. Ian Happ is batting .267 with six home runs and 29 RBI’s for the Cubs this season. The projected starter for Chicago is Matt Swarmer, who is 1-0 with a 1.50 ERA and a 0.83 WHIP over 12 innings pitched.

The New York Yankees are 42-16 this season and have won nine of their last ten games. Prior to their Game 1 win of this series, New York won two out of three games against the Twins. The New York pitching staff has a 2.88 ERA, a 1.06 WHIP, and a .215 opponent batting average. The Yankees offense has scored 281 runs with a .245 batting average and a .324 on base percentage this year. Aaron Judge is batting .308 with 22 home runs and 45 RBI’s for the Yankees this season. The projected starter for New York is Jordan Montgomery, who is 1-1 with a 3.02 ERA and a 1.01 WHIP over 59.2 innings pitched this season.

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Chicago is 2-5 in their last 7 games following a loss and 1-5 in their last 6 road games. The over is 13-3 in Chicago’s last 16 Saturday games. New York is 4-0 in their last 4 interleague home games and 39-13 in their last 52 games. The under is 4-1 in New York’s last 5 Saturday games. The under is 5-0 in these two teams last 5 head to head meetings in New York.

The Yankees have won nine out of their last ten games and are currently have a 7.5 game lead in the AL East. The Cubs have struggled this season and have dropped five of their last six. Swarmer has pitched well in his two starts this season, allowing two earned runs over 12 innings pitched. For the Yankees, Montgomery has allowed five earned runs over his last 19.1 innings pitched. The under has been hot between these two teams and I like the under here once again.

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