Tuesday, July 21, 2015
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Probable Pitchers: Wei-Yin Chen (4-5) vs. Nathan Eovaldi (9-2)
The New York Yankees welcome the Baltimore Orioles to Yankee Stadium on Tuesday. The probable starters are Wei-Yin Chen for the Orioles and Nathan Eovaldi for the Yankees. The opening line for this matchup has Baltimore at +108 and New York at -118. The over/under was set at 8. The Orioles have a 38-48 over/under record and a 49-42 run line mark, meaning they cover 54% of the time. The Yankees are 48-43 against the run line and have a 44-43 over/under record. They cover the spread 53% of the time.
The Orioles head into this matchup with a 46-45 record, including 17-26 on the road. Wei-Yin Chen has an earned run average of 2.78 and is 4-5 so far on the season while having a 1.09 WHIP. He's pitched 110 innings thus far while surrendering 95 hits over that time and when he starts, the Orioles are 10-7. The Orioles are also 3-13 against the over/under in his starts. The team is averaging 3.4 runs when he starts. The bullpen has an earned run average of 2.84 and they have given up 233 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .223 against the bullpen while being struck out 282 times and walking 104 times this season. As a team, Baltimore has allowed 8.41 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.84 batters per nine. They are 12th in the league in team earned run average at 3.73.
Baltimore is batting .257 as a team, which is good for 8th in the league and hitting .246 away from home. The Orioles hold a .423 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .312 which is good for 19th in baseball. They rank 13th in baseball with 8.62 hits per game and Manny Machado leads the team with 105.
With a 27-17 home record, New York will hope to improve on their 50-41 overall mark. Nathan Eovaldi is starting this game 9-2 for the season with an earned run average of 4.50 and a WHIP of 1.52. He's pitched 98 innings thus far while surrendering 123 hits over that time in which the Yankees are 11-7. The Yankees are also 11-7 against the over/under in his starts. The team is averaging 5.6 runs when he takes the field. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.36 and they have given up 225 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .209 against the Yankees bullpen while being struck out 325 times and walking 116 times this season. As a team, New York has allowed 8.73 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.44 batters per nine. They are 19th in the league in team earned run average at 3.91.
They are batting .253 as a team, which is good for 16th in the league and hitting .269 at home. The Yankees hold a .424 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .322 which is good for 9th in baseball. They rank 12th in baseball with 8.69 hits per game and Brett Gardner leads the team with 98.
Baltimore has a team fielding percentage of .988 after having committed 39 errors with 849 assists and 2,395 put outs for the season. For the home team, they hold a .981 team fielding percentage while committing 64 errors, accumulating 859 assists and compiling 2,456 put outs.
Baltimore Orioles Betting Trends
The Baltimore Orioles are 38-48 against the over/under so far this season
The Baltimore Orioles are 49-42 against the run line so far this season
New York Yankees Betting Trends
The New York Yankees are 44-43 against the over/under so far this season
The New York Yankees are 48-43 against the run line so far this season
Injuries to Watch
05/13/15 P Jason Garcia Shoulder Injury is on the 60 day disabled list (5/11)
New York Yankees
06/21/15 RF Mason Williams Shoulder Injury is on the 60 day disabled list (6/20)
05/30/15 CF Slade Heathcott Quad Injury is on the 60 day disabled list (5/29)
05/15/15 P Chase Whitley Elbow Injury is on the 60 day disabled list (5/15)
Guy's Pick: Take the Orioles
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