New York Yankees vs. Chicago Cubs odds, tips and betting trends | June 12

The Chicago Cubs (23-35) meet the New York Yankees (43-16), who will be trying to extend a three-game winning run, Sunday at 1:35 PM ET, at Yankee Stadium.

The Yankees are favored at home (-264) against the Cubs (+222). The Yankees will start Jameson Taillon (6-1) versus the Cubs and Keegan Thompson (6-1).

These clubs meet again after the Yankees took down the Cubs 8-0 yesterday. Jordan Montgomery earned the win for the Yankees (7.0 IP, 0 R, 5 H, 5 K), and Aaron Judge led the way offensively (2-for-3 with two home runs and three RBI). Matt Swarmer (5.0 IP, 6 R, 7 H, 4 K) took the loss for the Cubs.

Here’s what you need to get ready for Sunday’s Yankees vs. Cubs action.

New York Yankees vs. Chicago Cubs Odds and Betting Lines

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  • Favorite: Yankees (-264, bet $264 to win $100)
  • Underdog: Cubs (+222, bet $100 to win $222)
  • Over/under: 8.5

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Yankees Stats and Trends

Yankees Betting Records

  • The Yankees have been favorites in 54 games this season and won 39 (72.2%) of those contests.
  • New York has a record of 5-1 in games where oddsmakers favor them by at least -264 on the moneyline.
  • The implied probability of a win from the Yankees, based on the moneyline, is 72.5%.
  • New York’s games have gone over the total in 25 of their 58 chances.
  • The Yankees are 30-28-0 against the spread in their 58 chances this season.

Jameson Taillon (Yankees Probable Starter)

  • The Yankees will send Taillon (6-1) to the mound for his 12th start this season.
  • The right-hander gave up four earned runs and allowed nine hits in 4 2/3 innings pitched against the Minnesota Twins on Tuesday.
  • The 30-year-old has pitched in 11 games this season with an ERA of 2.73, a 7.833 strikeout-to-walk ratio and a WHIP of 1.005.
  • He has four quality starts in 11 chances this season.
  • Taillon has eight starts of five or more innings this season in 11 chances. He averages 5.2 innings per outing.
  • The Cubs rank 19th in MLB with 249 runs scored this season. They have a .241 batting average this campaign with 58 home runs (15th in the league).
  • The 30-year-old ranks 18th in ERA (2.73), 13th in WHIP (1.005), and 53rd in K/9 (6.7) among qualified pitchers in the majors this season.

Yankees Batting Stats

  • The Yankees lead Major League Baseball in home runs with 94.
  • Hitters for the Yankees lead the majors with a combined .432 team slugging percentage.
  • New York’s .245 batting average ranks 11th in the league this season.
  • The Yankees have scored 289 runs this season, which ranks fourth in MLB.
  • New York is among the best in the league at getting on base, ranking fourth with an OBP of .323.
  • The Yankees rank 12th with an average of 8.2 strikeouts per game.

Cubs Stats and Trends

Cubs Betting Records

  • The Cubs have been chosen as underdogs in 40 games this year and have walked away with the win 16 times (40%) in those games.
  • Chicago has yet to play a game this season with longer moneyline odds than +222.
  • The moneyline set for this matchup implies the Cubs have a 31.1% chance of coming away with a victory in the contest.
  • Contests with Chicago have gone over the total set by oddsmakers in 29 of 58 chances this season.
  • In 58 games with a line this season, the Cubs have a mark of 31-27-0 against the spread.

Keegan Thompson (Cubs Probable Starter)

  • Thompson (6-1) takes the mound first for the Cubs in his sixth start of the season. He’s put together a 3.17 ERA in 48 1/3 innings pitched, with 39 strikeouts.
  • His last time out came on Tuesday against the Baltimore Orioles, when the righty threw 3 2/3 innings, surrendering seven earned runs while giving up five hits.
  • The 27-year-old has put up a 3.17 ERA and 7.3 strikeouts per nine innings across 13 games this season, while allowing a batting average of .235 to opposing batters.
  • So far this year, Thompson has not recorded a quality start.
  • Thompson has pitched five or more innings in a game three times this season heading into this outing.
  • The opposing Yankees offense has the best slugging percentage (.432) and ranks first in home runs hit (94) in all of MLB. They have a collective .245 batting average, and are 12th in the league with 481 total hits and fourth in MLB action scoring 289 runs.

Cubs Batting Stats

  • The Cubs average 1.0 home run per game to rank 15th in baseball with 58 total home runs .
  • So far this year, the Cubs are 15th in the league with a .391 slugging percentage.
  • Chicago has the 16th-ranked batting average in the majors (.241).
  • The Cubs score the 19th-most runs in baseball (249 total, 4.3 per game).
  • Chicago’s .321 on-base percentage ranks sixth-best in the league.
  • The Cubs strike out 8.7 times per game, the No. 20 average in the league.

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Yankees vs. Cubs: Live Streaming Info & Game Time

  • Game Day: Sunday, June 12, 2022
  • Game Time: 1:35 PM ET
  • Stadium: Yankee Stadium
  • TV Channel: Marquee Sports Network
  • Live Stream: fuboTV (Watch for free)

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