The Baltimore Orioles are ready to square off against their divisional rival New York Yankees at Yankee Stadium. Mid-Atlantic Sports Network will televise the matchup and the game gets going at 4:05 p.m. ET.
Baltimore Orioles at New York Yankees Odds
Oddsmakers are listing New York (-305) as the favorite over Baltimore (+255). Gamblers can wager on the game’s total with odds listed at -110 for over 9.5 runs and -110 for under 9.5. Bettors can also wager on the game’s runline with the odds standing at +125 for the Orioles +1.5 runs and -145 for the Yankees -1.5.
The Orioles have gone 44-109 SU this year and are 62-90 against the spread (ATS). They’ve lost 53.8 units for moneyline bettors and 41.6 units ATS. Baltimore is 3-4 ATS over its last seven games and the total has gone under in four of those seven. The Yankees, on the other hand, are 94-59 SU and 74-78 ATS. The team has lost 11.3 units for bettors taking the moneyline and 14.1 units ATS. New York has covered the spread just twice over its last seven games and the total has gone over in four of those seven.
Yankees games have had an over/under record of 69-76-7 in 2018. The Orioles have also been a good under bet with a total record of 68-79-5.
The right-handed David Hess is the projected starter for Baltimore. Hess is 3-10 with a 5.22 ERA and 65 strikeouts. He has yet to face the Yankees this year and did not record a start against them in 2017, either.
The Yankees are sending righty Lance Lynn (9-10, 4.90 ERA) to the mound. Lynn has 153 punchouts and 73 walks to his name, as well as a WHIP of 1.53. Lynn is 1-0 with eight strikeouts and a 0.87 ERA in one start against Baltimore this year.
Baltimore’s pitching staff allowed 5.5 runs per game and its starters own a 5.51 ERA, 1.50 WHIP and 7.16 K/9. The bullpen has managed an ERA of 4.76, along with a K-per-9 of 8.19.
The Orioles offense has slashed .239/.299/.391 on its way to 3.8 runs scored per game in 2018, including 4.3 runs per game against divisional foes and 4.4 per game over the team’s last five outings (2-3 SU).
Outfielders Adam Jones and Trey Mancini have paced Baltimore’s hitters. Jones is hitting .284/.314/.424 with 15 home runs, 60 RBIs and 53 runs scored, while Mancini has a .240 average with 23 homers, 53 RBIs and 64 runs scored.
For the home team, New York’s pitchers have given up 4.1 runs per game overall in 2018. The team’s starters have an ERA of 4.05, a WHIP of 1.25 and a strikeouts-per-nine of 9.2. The bullpen has a 3.38 ERA, 1.21 WHIP and 11.3 K/9. In 67 games against AL East foes, Yankees starters have an ERA of 4.07 and the bullpen’s ERA is 3.48.
New York’s hitters are putting up 5.2 runs per outing, including 5.3 per game against divisional foes and 6.2 per game over their last five. The team’s hit .233/.337/.459 over its last five contests and is 3-2 SU during that stretch.
The Yankees’ batters have been led by Miguel Andujar and Giancarlo Stanton. Andujar is hitting .295/.329/.520 with 25 home runs, 84 RBIs and 78 runs scored, and Stanton’s line sits at .262/.338/.497 with 35 homers, 93 RBIs and 94 runs.
The Orioles have lost 47.5 units and are 39-64 ATS when facing a right-handed starting pitcher this season. The over has hit in 47 of those games, compared to 52 that’ve gone under against righty starters. On the other hand, the Yankees have lost 13.2 units and are 55-53 ATS when facing a right-handed starting pitcher. The over has hit in 50 of those games, as opposed to 55 which went under the total.
Baltimore Orioles at New York Yankees Free Prediction
Predictions: SU Winner – Yankees, ATS Winner – Orioles, O/U – OVER