MLB Outlook for the New York Yankees in 2020

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SEASON FORECASTS AND FUTURES PICKS

Their odds to win it all are 6/1, 14.3% (#2). Our projection recommends not betting on them to win it all. Their 5.3% chance is #6 in the league. In simulations, they win the AL 10.7% of the time and are not a good value at 5/2, 28.6%. The Yankees are averaging 94.5 wins per sim so we recommend betting them to come under 97 wins. At -700 the Yankees are not a good value to make the playoffs with a 63.5% chance. Their odds of winning their division are 4/5, 55.6%. They win the division in 28.6% of simulations. Their average wins per simulation puts them at #6 in the AL.

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REGULAR SEASON RECAP AND UPCOMING GAMES

Their 103-59 record last season was ahead of what was expected of them. Their expected win percentage was 59%. In terms of money line profit, they were one of the best teams at +872. They were very good against the spread going 94-68 for (+1643 profit). They went over 85 times and came in under 73 times.

TEAM STATISTICAL STRENGTHS AND WEAKNESSES

Since last season their average run differential is +1.28 which ranks #2 in the AL, which is the same as how they rank in win percentage. They are the #3 ranked team in run differential (based on all teams' road stats) and the #2 ranked team among home teams.

TEAM STATS PER GAME (League Rank):

SituationRunsBatting AvgOPS
All 171 Games5.8 (#1)0.266 (#4)0.690 (#1)
Road6.1 (#1)0.271 (#2)0.705 (#1)
Home5.4 (#4)0.261 (#5)0.673 (#3)

ALLOWED TO OPPOSING TEAMS (Lower # is Better):

SituationRunsBatting AvgOPS
All4.5 (#5)0.246 (#5)0.615 (#6)
Road5.1 (#10)0.261 (#90.642 (#14)
Home3.9 (#2)0.231 (#3)0.591 (#4)

TEAM FANTASY LEADERS

The table below show the most valuable fantasy players on the team led by Edwin Encarnacion who is projected to be the #6 first baseman / DH. The Better Option column shows the player directly above him and the Better Than column shows the player directly below him in the projected position rankings.

PLAYEROWN%RANKBETTER OPTIONBETTER THAN
Edwin Encarnacion836Carlos SantanaJ.D. Martinez
Giancarlo Stanton9312Yulieski GurrielPaul Goldschmidt
Gleyber Torres995Ketel MarteCavan Biggio
Aaron Judge10024Max KeplerRhys Hoskins
Giovanny Urshela7512Mike MoustakasJosh Donaldson
DJ LeMahieu9913Luis ArraezRobinson Cano
Brett Gardner6650D.J. StewartAvisail Garcia
Didi Gregorius8521Corey SeagerHanser Alberto
Gary Sanchez912Willson ContrerasYasmani Grandal
Miguel Andujar2625Jake LambJedd Gyorko