Wednesday, July 22, 2015
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Probable Pitchers: Kevin Gausman (1-1) vs. Ivan Nova (1-3)
The Baltimore Orioles visit Yankee Stadium on Wednesday to play the New York Yankees. The Orioles send Kevin Gausman to the mound to face Ivan Nova of the Yankees. The opening line for this matchup has Baltimore at +106 and New York at -116. The over/under was set at 9. The Orioles, with a 49-42 run line record, cover the spread 54% of the time. They also have a 38-48 over/under record. 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.
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The Orioles show up with a 46-45 record, including 17-26 on the road. Kevin Gausman has a 1-1 record on the season, an earned run average of 5.00 and a 1.30 WHIP. He's pitched 27 innings thus far while surrendering 26 hits over that time and when he starts, the Orioles are 1-2. Against the over/under, the Orioles are 1-2 in his starts. His teammates are averaging 2.7 runs a game when he pitches. The bullpen has given up 233 hits on the season and have a earned run average of 2.84. 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 ranks 8th in the league in team batting average at .257 while hitting .246 on the road. The Orioles on-base percentage sits at .312, which puts them at 20th in the league and they have a team slugging percentage of .423. They rank 13th in baseball with 8.62 hits per game and Manny Machado leads the team with 105.
New York is 27-17 at home while holding a 50-41 overall record on the season. Ivan Nova has a record of 1-3 while sporting an earned run average of 3.42 on the year with a 1.35 WHIP. He's pitched 23.2 innings thus far while surrendering 25 hits over that time in which the Yankees are 1-3. Against the over/under, the Yankees are 1-2 when he starts. His teammates score an average of 3.8 runs a game when he pitches. The bullpen has given up 225 hits on the season and have a team earned run average of 3.36. 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 20th in the league in team earned run average at 3.91.
They rank 15th in the league in team batting average with a .253 average while hitting .269 at home. The Yankees on-base percentage sits at .322, which puts them at 10th in the league and they have a team slugging percentage of .424. They rank 10th in baseball with 8.69 hits per game and Brett Gardner leads the team with 98.
In terms of team defense, the Orioles have a fielding percentage of .988 with 39 total errors, 849 assists and 2,395 put outs. 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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