Friday, October 2, 2015
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Probable Pitchers: Adam Warren (7-7) vs. Wei-Yin Chen (10-8)
The New York Yankees take on the Baltimore Orioles on Friday at Oriole Park. The Yankees send Adam Warren to the mound to face Wei-Yin Chen of the Orioles. The opening line for this matchup has New York at +160 and Baltimore at -185. The over/under was set at 8. The Yankees have a 75-79 over/under record and a 79-79 run line mark, meaning they cover 50% of the time. The Orioles are 77-81 against the run line and have a 70-79 over/under record. They cover the spread 49% of the time.
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The Yankees come into this game with a 86-72 record, and they are 42-36 away from home. Starting pitcher Adam Warren holds a 7-7 record with an earned run average of 3.37 and a WHIP of 1.18. The Yankees are 10-7 over his 128.1 innings pitched and he's also given up 113 hits over that time period. Against the over/under, the Yankees are 8-9 in his starts. He is getting 4.4 runs from the team when he takes the mound. The bullpen's earned run average is currently 3.61 and they've given up 445 hits on the season. Opposing teams are hitting .226 against the Yankees bullpen while walking 215 times and striking out 584 times. New York is averaging 8.47 strikeouts per game while getting 8.69 hits per nine innings as a team. They rank 16th in baseball in team earned run average at 4.00.
As a team, New York is batting .251, good for 15th in the league while putting together a .248 average away from home. Ranked at 12th in the league in on-base percentage, the Yankees sit at .323 and they hold a .422 team slugging percentage. Chase Headley leads the team in hits with 149 while the team ranks 12th in baseball with 8.65 hits per game.
With a 77-81 overall record, Baltimore will come into this game 45-32 at home. With an earned run average of 3.35, Wei-Yin Chen will come into this game holding a 10-8 record and a 1.22 WHIP. The Orioles have a record of 18-12 over the 185.1 innings he's pitched during which he's given up 188 hits. Against the over/under, the Orioles are 10-18 when he starts. He is getting 4.4 runs from the team when he takes the mound. The bullpen's earned run average is currently at 3.21 and they have given up 449 hits on the season. Opposing teams are hitting .236 against the Orioles bullpen while walking 189 times and striking out 502 times. Baltimore is averaging 7.73 strikeouts per game while getting 8.84 hits per nine innings as a team. They rank 18th in the league in team earned run average at 4.07.
As a team, they are batting .248, good for 24th in the league while putting together a .266 average at home. Ranked at 28th in the league in on-base percentage, the Orioles sit at .304 and they hold a .417 team slugging percentage. Manny Machado leads the team in hits with 175 while the team ranks 23rd in baseball with 8.41 hits a game.
The Yankees have committed 91 errors and have combined for 1,554 assists and 4,274 put outs leading to a .985 team fielding percentage. The Orioles have committed 76 errors on the season with 1,555 assists and 4,196 put outs leading to a team fielding percentage of .987 on the year.
New York Yankees Betting Trends
The New York Yankees are 75-79 against the over/under so far this season
The New York Yankees are 79-79 against the run line so far this season
Baltimore Orioles Betting Trends
The Baltimore Orioles are 70-79 against the over/under so far this season
The Baltimore Orioles are 77-81 against the run line so far this season
Injuries to Watch
New York Yankees
10/01/15 2B Stephen Drew Concussion out indefinitely
09/11/15 1B Mark Teixeira Shin Injury is on the 15 day disabled list (8/27); out for season
09/08/15 P Nathan Eovaldi Elbow out indefinitely
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)
10/01/15 P Brian Matusz Shoulder out for season
09/30/15 CF Adam Jones Back out indefinitely
05/13/15 P Jason Garcia Shoulder Injury is on the 60 day disabled list (5/11)
Josh's Pick: Take the Orioles
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