Saturday, June 13, 2015
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Probable Pitchers: CC Sabathia (3-7) vs. Bud Norris (2-4)
The New York Yankees visit Oriole Park on Saturday to play the Baltimore Orioles. The Yankees send CC Sabathia to the mound to face Bud Norris of the Orioles. The opening line for this matchup has New York at -110 and Baltimore at +100. The over/under was set at 8.5. The Yankees have a 30-26 over/under record and a 32-27 run line mark, meaning they cover 54% of the time. The Orioles have a 24-32 over/under record and a 30-29 run line mark, which means they are covering the spread 51% of the time.
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The Yankees head into this matchup with a 33-26 record, including 17-15 on the road. CC Sabathia has an earned run average of 5.25 and is 3-7 so far on the season while having a 1.43 WHIP. He's pitched 72 innings thus far while surrendering 88 hits over that time and when he starts, the Yankees are 5-7. The Yankees are also 6-6 against the over/under in his starts. His teammates are averaging 4 runs a game when he pitches. The bullpen's earned run average is currently 3.11 and they've given up 139 hits on the season. The bullpen has struck out 211 and walked 78 batters this season while opposing teams hit .198 against them. New York has a team average of 8.48 hits allowed per game and are averaging 8.5 strikeouts per nine innings. With a team earned run average of 3.70, they are 11th in the league.
New York ranks 17th in the league in team batting average at .249 while hitting .240 on the road. Ranked at 15th in the league in on-base percentage, the Yankees sit at .317 and they hold a .419 team slugging percentage. With 56 hits, Brett Gardner leads the team while his team ranks 13th in hits per game with 8.59.
With a 20-13 home record, Baltimore will hope to improve on their 29-30 overall mark. Bud Norris is starting this game 2-4 for the season with an earned run average of 8.63 and a WHIP of 1.76. He's pitched 32.1 innings thus far while surrendering 42 hits over that time in which the Orioles are 3-4. The Orioles are also 5-1 against the over/under in his starts. His teammates score an average of 6.7 runs a game when he pitches. The bullpen's earned run average is currently at 3.12 and they have given up 151 hits on the season. The Orioles bullpen has struck out 186 batters and walked 66 this season while opposing teams have hit .221 against them. Baltimore has a team average of 8.2 hits per game and are averaging 7.91 strikeouts per nine innings. With a team earned run average of 3.81, they are 13th in the league.
They rank 14th in the league in team batting average with a .253 average while hitting .270 at home. Ranked at 20th in the league in on-base percentage, the Orioles sit at .308 and they hold a .406 team slugging percentage. With 69 hits, Adam Jones leads the team while his team ranks 18th in hits per game with 8.37.
The Yankees have committed 43 errors and have combined for 557 assists and 1,607 put outs leading to a .981 team fielding percentage. Over the course of this season, the Orioles have accumlated 28 errors while having 543 assists and 1,554 put outs leading to a .987 fielding percentage.
New York Yankees Betting Trends
The New York Yankees are 30-26 against the over/under so far this season
The New York Yankees are 32-27 against the run line so far this season
Baltimore Orioles Betting Trends
The Baltimore Orioles are 24-32 against the over/under so far this season
The Baltimore Orioles are 30-29 against the run line so far this season
Injuries to Watch
New York Yankees
06/10/15 P Andrew Miller Forearm Injury is on the 15 day disabled list (6/10)
05/30/15 CF Slade Heathcott Quad Injury is on the 15 day disabled list (5/29)
05/20/15 CF Jacoby Ellsbury Knee Injury is on the 15 day disabled list (5/20)
05/15/15 P Chase Whitley Elbow Injury is on the 60 day disabled list (5/15)
04/05/15 P Ivan Nova Elbow Injury is on the 60 day disabled list (3/27)
06/11/15 P Miguel Gonzalez Groin Injury is on the 15 day disabled list (6/11)
05/13/15 P Jason Garcia Shoulder Injury is on the 15 day disabled list (5/11)
05/08/15 P Kevin Gausman Shoulder Injury is on the 15 day disabled list (5/7)
04/18/15 2B Jonathan Schoop Knee Injury is on the 15 day disabled list (4/18)
04/11/15 P Wesley Wright Shoulder Injury is on the 15 day disabled list (4/11)
Josh's Pick: Take the Orioles
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