Saturday, October 3, 2015
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Probable Pitchers: Ivan Nova (6-10) vs. Ubaldo Jimenez (12-10)
The Baltimore Orioles host the New York Yankees at Oriole Park on Saturday. The Yankees send Ivan Nova to the mound to face Ubaldo Jimenez of the Orioles. The opening line for this matchup has New York at -121 and Baltimore at +111. The over/under was set at 8.5. The Yankees have a 75-80 over/under record and a 80-79 run line mark, meaning they cover 50% of the time. The Orioles have a 71-79 over/under record and a 78-81 run line mark, which means they are covering the spread 49% of the time.
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The Yankees show up with a 87-72 record, including 42-36 on the road. Ivan Nova has an earned run average of 4.89 and is 6-10 so far on the season while having a 1.37 WHIP. He's pitched 88.1 innings thus far while surrendering 91 hits over that time and when he starts, the Yankees are 8-12. Their record against the over/under when he starts is 10-10. His teammates are averaging 4.5 runs a game when he pitches. The bullpen's earned run average is currently 3.58 and they've given up 446 hits on the season. The bullpen has struck out 589 and walked 216 batters this season while opposing teams hit .225 against them. New York has a team average of 8.68 hits allowed per game and are averaging 8.46 strikeouts per nine innings. With a team earned run average of 3.98, they are 15th in the league.
New York ranks 16th in the league in team batting average at .252 while hitting .248 on the road. Ranked at 11th in the league in on-base percentage, the Yankees sit at .323 and they hold a .423 team slugging percentage. With 150 hits, Chase Headley leads the team while his team ranks 12th in hits per game with 8.65.
Baltimore is 46-32 at home while holding a 78-81 overall record on the season. Ubaldo Jimenez is starting this game 12-10 for the season with an earned run average of 4.10 and a WHIP of 1.36. He's pitched 178 innings thus far while surrendering 177 hits over that time in which the Orioles are 17-14. Their record against the over/under when he starts is 14-15. His teammates score an average of 4.4 runs a game when he pitches. The bullpen's earned run average is currently at 3.23 and they have given up 457 hits on the season. The Orioles bullpen has struck out 511 batters and walked 190 this season while opposing teams have hit .236 against them. Baltimore has a team average of 8.85 hits per game and are averaging 7.74 strikeouts per nine innings. With a team earned run average of 4.07, they are 18th in the league.
They rank 23rd in the league in team batting average with a .248 average while hitting .266 at home. Ranked at 28th in the league in on-base percentage, the Orioles sit at .305 and they hold a .418 team slugging percentage. With 178 hits, Manny Machado leads the team while his team ranks 23rd in hits per game with 8.4.
The Yankees have committed 91 errors and have combined for 1,565 assists and 4,301 put outs leading to a .985 team fielding percentage. Over the course of this season, the Orioles have accumulated 76 errors while having 1,568 assists and 4,223 put outs leading to a .987 fielding percentage.
New York Yankees Betting Trends
The New York Yankees are 75-80 against the over/under so far this season
The New York Yankees are 80-79 against the run line so far this season
Baltimore Orioles Betting Trends
The Baltimore Orioles are 71-79 against the over/under so far this season
The Baltimore Orioles are 78-81 against the run line so far this season
Injuries to Watch
New York Yankees
10/02/15 3B Chase Headley Back "?" Friday vs. Baltimore Orioles
10/02/15 CF Jacoby Ellsbury Back "?" Friday vs. Baltimore Orioles
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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