Monday, September 7, 2015
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Probable Pitchers: Wei-Yin Chen (8-7) vs. Michael Pineda (10-8)
The Baltimore Orioles take on the New York Yankees on Monday at Yankee Stadium. Wei-Yin Chen is the probable starter for the Orioles and he'll face Michael Pineda of the Yankees. The opening line for this matchup has Baltimore at +140 and New York at -150. The over/under was set at 8. The Orioles, with a 67-68 run line record, cover the spread 50% of the time. They also have a 58-69 over/under record. The Yankees have a 65-65 over/under record and a 70-64 run line mark, which means they are covering the spread 52% of the time.
The Orioles head into this matchup with a 65-70 record, including 25-42 on the road. Wei-Yin Chen has an earned run average of 3.36 and is 8-7 so far on the season while having a 1.23 WHIP. In his starts, the Orioles are 16-10 over his 160.2 innings pitched this season while giving up 162 hits during those innings. Their record against the over/under when he starts is 8-16. He is getting 4.4 runs from the team when he takes the mound. The bullpen's earned run average is currently 2.88 and they've given up 366 hits on the season. The bullpen has struck out 423 and walked 152 batters this season while opposing teams hit .229 against them. Baltimore has a team average of 8.77 hits allowed per game and are averaging 7.66 strikeouts per nine innings. With a team earned run average of 3.93, they are 16th in the league.
As a team, Baltimore is batting .252, good for 19th in the league while putting together a .238 average away from home. Ranked at 26th in the league in on-base percentage, the Orioles sit at .305 and they hold a .420 team slugging percentage. With 155 hits, Manny Machado leads the team while his team ranks 20th in hits per game with 8.53.
With a 38-27 home record, New York will hope to improve on their 75-59 overall mark. Michael Pineda is starting this game 10-8 for the season with an earned run average of 4.07 and a WHIP of 1.21. In his starts, the Yankees are 12-9 and he has allowed 139 hits over 128.1 innings pitched this season. Their record against the over/under when he starts is 11-8. He is getting 4.1 runs from the team when he takes the mound. The bullpen's earned run average is currently at 3.34 and they have given up 360 hits on the season. The Yankees bullpen has struck out 484 batters and walked 173 this season while opposing teams have hit .220 against them. New York has a team average of 8.67 hits per game and are averaging 8.38 strikeouts per nine innings. With a team earned run average of 3.93, they are 17th in the league.
As a team, they are batting .254, good for 14th in the league while putting together a .255 average at home. Ranked at 5th in the league in on-base percentage, the Yankees sit at .325 and they hold a .428 team slugging percentage. With 133 hits, Chase Headley leads the team while his team ranks 9th in hits per game with 8.76.
The Orioles have committed 57 errors and have combined for 1,321 assists and 3,582 put outs leading to a .989 team fielding percentage. Over the course of this season, the Yankees have accumulated 79 errors while having 1,307 assists and 3,623 put outs leading to a .984 fielding percentage.
Baltimore Orioles Betting Trends
The Baltimore Orioles are 58-69 against the over/under so far this season
The Baltimore Orioles are 67-68 against the run line so far this season
New York Yankees Betting Trends
The New York Yankees are 65-65 against the over/under so far this season
The New York Yankees are 70-64 against the run line so far this season
Injuries to Watch
09/06/15 C Matt Wieters Wrist is downgraded to not expected to be in the starting lineup Sunday vs. Toronto Blue Jays
09/05/15 P Miguel Gonzalez Shoulder Injury is on the 15 day disabled list (8/31)
08/24/15 SS J.J. Hardy Groin Injury is on the 15 day disabled list (8/24); expected to be activated Tuesday vs. NY Yankees
05/13/15 P Jason Garcia Shoulder Injury is on the 60 day disabled list (5/11)
New York Yankees
09/06/15 CF Jacoby Ellsbury Illness is upgraded to expected to be in the starting lineup Sunday vs. Tampa Bay Rays
08/30/15 1B Mark Teixeira Shin Injury is on the 15 day disabled list (8/27)
08/25/15 P CC Sabathia Knee Injury is on the 15 day disabled list (8/24)
08/03/15 P Diego Moreno Elbow Injury is on the 60 day disabled list (8/2)
06/21/15 RF Mason Williams Shoulder Injury is on the 60 day disabled list (6/20)
05/15/15 P Chase Whitley Elbow Injury is on the 60 day disabled list (5/15)
Guy's Pick: Take the Yankees
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