New York Yankees vs. Baltimore Orioles Matchup

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The Baltimore Orioles will welcome the New York Yankees to Camden Yards in the 2 game of their AL East doubleheader. Mid-Atlantic Sports Network is in line to broadcast the action and the game gets underway at 7:35 p.m. ET.

New York Yankees at Baltimore Orioles Odds

The Orioles are just 24-65 straight up (SU) and 33-55 against the spread (ATS). The team has lost 38.4 units for bettors taking the moneyline and 29.5 units (ATS). Baltimore has a 3-4 ATS mark over its last seven games and the total has gone under in five of those seven. The Yankees are 58-29 SU and have gone 47-39 ATS. In total, the teams gained 10.2 units for moneyline gamblers and 7.1 units ATS. New York has covered the spread four times in its last seven games and the over has cashed in four of those seven.

Orioles games have a 34-51-3 over/under record so far in 2018. The Yankees have also been a decent under bet with a total record of 37-46-3.

The right-handed Luis Cessa is projected to start for the visiting Yankees. Cessa is 0-1 with a 5.00 ERA and nine strikeouts. He’s 0-0 with two strikeouts and a 0.00 ERA against Baltimore this year.

The Orioles will be sending Yefry Ramirez (0-2, 2.51 ERA) to the hill. Ramirez has 13 strikeouts and four walks to his name, as well as a WHIP of 0.84. Ramirez has yet to face the Yankees this year and did not record any MLB pitching stats last season.

New York’s pitching staff allowed 3.8 runs per game and its starters own a 3.90 ERA, 1.22 WHIP and 8.99 K/9. The bullpen has managed an excellent ERA of just 2.69, along with a WHIP of 1.22 and a K/9 of 11.71.

The Yankees offense has slashed .249/.332/.459 on its way to 5.1 runs scored per game this year, including 4.9 runs per game against divisional foes and 5.2 per game over the teams last five contests (4-1 SU).

New York’s hitters have been paced by Giancarlo Stanton and Aaron Judge, who’ve collectively blasted 46 home runs. Stanton is hitting .267/.341/.510 with 21 home runs, 51 RBIs and 52 runs scored, while Judge (.280/.399/.572) is up to 25 homers, 58 RBIs and 63 runs scored.

For the home team, Baltimore’s pitchers have given up 5.2 runs per game overall in 2018. Its starters have a 5.17 ERA, 1.48 WHIP and 7.5 strikeouts per nine innings. The bullpen has a 4.39 ERA, 1.50 WHIP and 8.1 K/9. In 32 games against divisional opponents, Orioles starters have an ERA of 5.91 and the bullpens ERA is 3.66.

The Baltimore offense has put up 3.6 runs per outing, including 3.8 per game against divisional foes and 2.0 per game over its last five. The team has hit .222/.282/.353 over its last five games and is 0-5 SU during that stretch.

The Orioles hitters have been led by shortstop Manny Machado and outfielder Adam Jones. Machado is slashing .313/.382/.560 with 21 home runs, 60 RBIs, 43 runs and seven steals, while Jones has produced a line of .283/.309/.434 with 10 homers, 33 RBIs and 35 runs.

The Orioles have lost 29.8 units and are 20-38 ATS when facing a right-handed starting pitcher. The over has hit in 22 of those games, as opposed to 34 that’ve hit the under against righties.

New York Yankees at Baltimore Orioles Free Pick

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

Betting Notes

  • The over has cashed in just one of Baltimore’s last seven games.
  • The Yankees have won four of their last five games SU while the Orioles have lost 13 of their last 14.
  • The New York defense has allowed three errors over the last 10 games, compared to eight errors for Baltimore over its last 10.
  • The Yankees have hit 20 home runs in their last 10 games. The Orioles have hit 11 over their last 10.