New York Yankees at Baltimore Orioles Matchup

Victor TrejosArticles, Baseball, MLB

The New York Yankees are set to host their division rival Baltimore Orioles at Yankee Stadium. Pix11 is in line to televise the matchup and the game gets going at 7:05 p.m. ET.

Baltimore Orioles at New York Yankees Odds


Vegas has listed New York (-270) as the favorite over Baltimore (+235). The total sits at nine runs and bettors can take the over for -120 and the under for +100. Bettors can also wager on the game’s runline with the odds sitting at +110 for the Orioles +1.5 runs and -130 for the Yankees -1.5.

The Yankees are 93-59 straight up (SU) and 74-77 against the spread (ATS). The team has lost 9.8 units for bettors taking the moneyline and 13.1 units (ATS). New York has covered the spread only twice in its last seven games and the total has gone over in four of those seven. On the other hand, the Orioles have gone 44-108 SU this year and are 62-90 ATS. In total, the team’s lost 53.8 units for bettors taking the moneyline 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.

New York games have a 68-76-7 over/under record in 2018. The Orioles have also been a decent under bet with a total record of 68-79-5.

Yefry Ramirez will get the nod for the visiting Orioles. Ramirez is 1-6 with a 5.50 ERA and 55 strikeouts. He’s 0-2 with 10 strikeouts and a 7.50 ERA against New York this year (two starts).

The Yankees will turn to lefty CC Sabathia (7-7, 3.80 ERA), who’s got 130 strikeouts and 48 walks to his credit as well as a WHIP of 1.35. Sabathia is 0-1 with 15 strikeouts and a 6.00 ERA over three starts against Baltimore this year.

New York’s pitching staff has given up 4.1 runs per game overall this year as a unit. Its starters have an ERA of 4.06, a WHIP of 1.25 and a strikeouts-per-nine of 9.2. The bullpen has a 3.30 ERA, 1.20 WHIP and 11.3 K/9. In 66 games against divisional foes, Yankees starters have an ERA of 4.09 and the bullpen’s ERA is 3.30.

The New York offense has produced 5.1 runs per outing, including 5.2 per game against divisional foes and 5.6 per game over its last five. The team has a slash-line of .217/.333/.472 over its last five matchups and is 2-3 SU during that stretch.

The Yankees’ offense has 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 is hitting .262 with 35 homers, 93 RBIs and 94 runs.

In the other dugout, Baltimore’s pitchers have allowed 5.5 runs per game and its starting pitchers own a 5.47 ERA, 1.49 WHIP and 7.16 K/9. The bullpen has managed an ERA of 4.74, along with a K-per-9 of 8.19.

The Orioles offense has slashed .238/.299/.390 on its way to 3.8 runs scored per game this season, including 4.2 runs per game against divisional foes and 2.8 per game over the team’s last five contests (2-3 SU).

Baltimore’s offense has been sparked by outfielders Adam Jones and Trey Mancini. Jones is slashing .284/.315/.426 with 15 home runs, 58 RBIs and 53 runs scored, while Mancini (.239/.297/.413) is up to 23 homers, 53 RBIs and 64 runs scored.

The Orioles have lost 6.3 units and are 23-26 ATS when facing a lefty starter this season. The over’s hit in 21 of those games, compared to 27 that’ve gone under against -handed starting pitchers.

Baltimore Orioles at New York Yankees Free Pick


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

Betting Trends

  • Baltimore has logged eight extra-base hits over its last five outings. New York has 17 XBH over its last five.
  • The Orioles have hit seven home runs in their last 10 games, including four over their last five.
  • Baltimore has recorded 16.4 Runs + Hits + Errors per game over its last 10 outings and 15.2 over its last five.