Wednesday, September 9, 2015
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Probable Pitchers: Ubaldo Jimenez (10-9) vs. CC Sabathia (4-9)
The New York Yankees welcome the Baltimore Orioles to Yankee Stadium on Wednesday. The Orioles send Ubaldo Jimenez to the mound to face CC Sabathia of the Yankees. The opening line for this matchup has Baltimore at +118 and New York at -128. The over/under was set at 8.5. The Orioles have a 60-69 over/under record and a 67-70 run line mark, meaning they cover 49% of the time. The Yankees have a 67-65 over/under record and a 72-64 run line mark, which means they are covering the spread 53% of the time.
The Orioles come into this game with a 65-72 record, and they are 25-44 away from home. Ubaldo Jimenez has a 10-9 record on the season, an earned run average of 4.24 and a 1.39 WHIP. The Orioles are 14-13 over his 153 innings pitched and he's also given up 157 hits over that time period. Against the over/under, the Orioles are 13-12 in his starts. The team is averaging 4.4 runs when he starts. The bullpen has given up 376 hits on the season and have an earned run average of 2.97. The bullpen has struck out 431 and walked 155 batters this season while opposing teams hit .231 against them. Baltimore has a team average of 8.86 hits allowed per game and are averaging 7.68 strikeouts per nine innings. With a team earned run average of 4.01, they are 18th in the league.
Baltimore is batting .251 as a team, which is good for 20th in the league and hitting .237 away from home. The Orioles on-base percentage sits at .306, which puts them at 27th in the league and they have a team slugging percentage of .421. With 157 hits, Manny Machado leads the team while his team ranks 21st in hits per game with 8.5.
With a 77-59 overall record, New York will come into this game 40-27 at home. CC Sabathia has a record of 4-9 while sporting an earned run average of 5.27 on the year with a 1.45 WHIP. The Yankees have a record of 11-13 over the 138.1 innings he's pitched during which he's given up 164 hits. Against the over/under, the Yankees are 13-11 when he starts. The team is averaging 4.3 runs when he takes the field. The bullpen has given up 366 hits on the season and have a team earned run average of 3.35. The Yankees bullpen has struck out 494 batters and walked 178 this season while opposing teams have hit .221 against them. New York has a team average of 8.68 hits per game and are averaging 8.39 strikeouts per nine innings. With a team earned run average of 3.95, they are 16th in the league.
They are batting .255 as a team, which is good for 13th in the league and hitting .256 at home. The Yankees on-base percentage sits at .326, which puts them at 5th in the league and they have a team slugging percentage of .430. With 134 hits, Chase Headley leads the team while his team ranks 9th in hits per game with 8.78.
In terms of team defense, the Orioles have a fielding percentage of .988 with 59 total errors, 1,335 assists and 3,630 put outs. Over the course of this season, the Yankees have accumulated 80 errors while having 1,325 assists and 3,677 put outs leading to a .984 fielding percentage.
Baltimore Orioles Betting Trends
The Baltimore Orioles are 60-69 against the over/under so far this season
The Baltimore Orioles are 67-70 against the run line so far this season
New York Yankees Betting Trends
The New York Yankees are 67-65 against the over/under so far this season
The New York Yankees are 72-64 against the run line so far this season
Injuries to Watch
09/08/15 CF Adam Jones Shoulder "?" Tuesday vs. New York Yankees
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
09/08/15 P Nathan Eovaldi Elbow out indefinitely
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), expected to be activated & start Wednesday vs. Baltimore Orioles
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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