Baltimore Orioles at New York Yankees Betting Preview

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The Baltimore Orioles will make a road trip to Bronx to take on their AL East nemesis Yankees at Yankee Stadium. Mid-Atlantic Sports Network will be airing the matchup. The game gets underway at 7:05 p.m. ET.

Baltimore Orioles vs. New York Yankees Odds

New York (-330) is hosting this one as the favorite over Baltimore (+265) and Vegas has the Over/Under for this night game at 9 runs. The odds for betting on the games total stand at -110 for both the over and the under. You can also bet on the games spread with the runline odds standing at Orioles +1.5 runs (+135) and Yankees -1.5 runs (-155).

The Orioles have gone 31-74 SU this year and are 45-61 against the spread (ATS). They’ve lost 37.1 units for moneyline bettors and 23.8 units ATS. The Yankees, on the other hand, are 66-37 SU and 53-51 ATS. The teams gained 3.4 units for moneyline bettors while earning 3.1 units ATS.

Yankees games have a 45-54-5 over/under record in 2018. Baltimore has also been a good under bet with a total record of 44-58-4.

Yefry Ramirez is getting the nod for the visiting Orioles. Ramirez (1-3, 3.49 ERA) has recorded 30 strikeouts in 28.1 innings so far. He’s 0-1 with four strikeouts and a 9.00 ERA against New York this year.

The Yankees are putting the ball in the hands of righty Masahiro Tanaka (8-2, 4.09 ERA), who has 92 strikeouts and 23 walks to his name, as well as a WHIP of 1.06. Tanaka is 1-1 with 19 strikeouts and a 5.63 ERA across three starts against Baltimore this year.

New York’s pitching staff has allowed 3.9 runs per game overall in 2018 as a unit. Its starting pitching staff has an ERA of 4.05, a WHIP of 1.24 and a strikeouts-per-nine of 8.9. The bullpen has a solid ERA of just 2.86, a WHIP of 1.10 and a K/9 of 11.5. In 44 divisional games, Yankees starters have an ERA of 4.08 and the bullpens ERA is 2.92.

The New York offense is putting up 5.2 runs per contest, including 5.0 per game against divisional foes and 4.6 per game over its last five. The teams hit .295/.364/.404 over its last five games and is 3-2 SU during that span.

The Yankees offense has been led by Giancarlo Stanton and Aaron Judge. Stanton is slashing .279/.345/.511 with 24 home runs, 63 RBIs and 63 runs scored, while Judge’s line sits at .285/.398/.548 with 26 homers, 61 RBIs and 70 runs.

In the other dugout, Baltimore’s pitchers have allowed 5.2 runs per game and its starters own a 5.23 ERA, 1.48 WHIP and 7.34 K/9. The bullpen has logged an ERA of 4.21, along with a K-per-9 of 8.09.

Orioles hitters have slashed .233/.297/.389 on their way to 3.8 runs scored per game in 2018, including 4.2 runs per game against divisional foes and 7.8 per game over the teams last five contests (3-2 SU).

Shortstop Manny Machado and right fielder Adam Jones have paced Baltimore’s hitters. Machado is slashing .315/.387/.575 with 24 home runs, 65 RBIs and 48 runs scored, while Jones is hitting .281/.307/.431 with 11 homers, 43 RBIs and 41 runs scored.

The Orioles have lost 32.1 units and are 27-43 ATS when facing a righty starter this season. The over has hit in 29 of those games, compared to 38 that’ve gone under against -handed starting pitchers.

Baltimore Orioles vs. New York Yankees Pick

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

Betting Notes

  • The under has hit in four of New York’s last seven games.
  • Baltimore has posted 25.2 Runs + Hits + Errors per game over its last 10 contests and 31.4 over its last five.
  • The Orioles have hit 15 home runs in their last 10 games, including nine over their last five.