New York Yankees vs. Baltimore Orioles Free Preview Game 2

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The Baltimore Orioles will welcome the New York Yankees to Oriole Park in the 2 game of their divisional doubleheader. Pix11 will be televising the matchup. The game is slated to get underway at 7:05 p.m. ET.

New York Yankees at Baltimore Orioles Odds

The Orioles are 37-91 straight up (SU) and 53-74 against the spread (ATS). They’ve lost 44.7 units for moneyline bettors and 31.9 units (ATS). Baltimore has covered the spread just twice in its last seven games and the under has hit in five of those seven. The Yankees have gone 80-47 SU this year and are 63-63 ATS. Overall, the team’s lost 1.0 unit for moneyline gamblers and 7.8 units ATS. New York is 3-4 ATS over its last seven games and the over has hit in four of those seven.

Orioles games have a 54-68-5 over/under record in 2018. New York has also been a decent under bet with a total record of 56-63-7.

Sonny Gray will get the nod for the visiting Yankees. The right-handed Gray is 9-8 with a 5.34 ERA and 106 strikeouts. He’s 3-1 with 21 strikeouts and a 4.79 ERA against Baltimore this year (four starts).

The Orioles will send righty Andrew Cashner (4-11, 4.84 ERA) to the mound. Cashner has 93 strikeouts and 57 walks to his credit, as well as a 1.50 WHIP. Cashner is 1-1 with 16 strikeouts and a 4.42 ERA across three starts against New York this year.

As a unit, Baltimore’s pitching staff has given up 5.5 runs per game overall this season. The team’s starters have a 5.38 ERA, 1.47 WHIP and 7.2 strikeouts per nine innings. The bullpen has a 4.78 ERA, 1.54 WHIP and 8.1 K/9. In 58 games against divisional opponents, Orioles starters have an ERA of 5.51 and the bullpen’s ERA is 4.80.

The Baltimore offense has produced 3.9 runs per contest, including 4.2 per game against divisional foes and 2.0 per game over its last five. The team has hit .213/.269/.308 over its last five games and is 0-5 SU during that span.

The Orioles’ offense has been led by outfielder Adam Jones and shortstop Manny Machado. Jones is hitting .283/.316/.430 with 13 home runs, 49 RBIs and 46 runs scored, while Machado’s line sits at .315/.387/.575 with 24 homers, 65 RBIs and 48 runs scored.

For the visitors, New York’s pitchers have allowed 4.0 runs per game and its starting pitchers own a 4.09 ERA, 1.25 WHIP and 9.15 K/9. The bullpen has managed a solid ERA of just 3.15, along with a WHIP of 1.25.

The Yankees offense has slashed .253/.333/.452 on its way to 5.2 runs scored per game this year, including 5.0 runs per game against divisional foes and 6.6 per game over the team’s last five outings (4-1 SU).

Giancarlo Stanton and Miguel Andujar continue to lead New York’s offense. Stanton is slashing .285/.357/.539 with 32 home runs, 81 RBIs and 83 runs scored, while Andujar is hitting .297/.328/.521 with 20 homers, 66 RBIs and 65 runs scored.

The Yankees have lost 11.7 units and are 46-44 ATS when facing a right-handed starting pitcher this season. The over has hit in 41 of those games, compared to 46 that’ve gone under against righties. On the other hand, the Orioles have lost 36.8 units and are 34-52 ATS when facing a right-handed starting pitcher. The over has hit in 39 of those games, as opposed to 43 which went under the total.

New York Yankees at Baltimore Orioles MLB Pick

Predictions: SU Winner – Orioles, ATS Winner – Yankees, O/U – UNDER

Betting Trends

  • New York has logged 12 extra-base hits over its last five outings. Baltimore has eight XBH over its last five.
  • The Yankees have won five of their last six games SU while the Orioles have dropped seven of their last eight.
  • New York has posted 21.7 Runs + Hits + Errors per game over its last 10 outings and 26.2 over its last five.
  • The Yankees have hit 13 home runs in their last 10 games, including eight over their last five.