Wednesday, July 20, 2016
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Probable Pitchers: Yovani Gallardo vs. Michael Pineda
The Baltimore Orioles visit Yankee Stadium on Wednesday to play the New York Yankees. The probable starters are Yovani Gallardo for the Orioles and Michael Pineda for the Yankees. The opening line for this matchup has Baltimore at +130 and New York at -140. The over/under was set at 9.5. The Orioles have a 45-43-3 over/under record and a 50-41-0 run line mark, meaning they cover 55% of the time. The Yankees are 42-50-0 against the run line and have a 40-43-9 over/under record. They cover the spread 46% of the time.
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The Orioles head into this matchup with a 53-38 record, including 20-24 on the road. Starting pitcher Yovani Gallardo has a 3-1 record with an earned run average of 5.77 and a WHIP of 1.76. He has 32 strikeouts over his 48.1 innings pitched and he has given up 58 hits so far this season. He has allowed 10.8 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 5.12. The bullpen this year has an earned run average of 3.03 and they have given up 283 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .238 against the bullpen while being struck out 287 times and walking 128 times this season. As a team, Baltimore has allowed 9.16 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.54 batters per nine. They are 14th in the league in team earned run average at 4.29. The Orioles pitchers have collectively given up 821 base hits and 385 earned runs. They have allowed 104 home runs this season and they allow 1.2 homers per nine innings as a staff. Baltimore as a pitching staff has walked 318 batters and struck out 676. They walk 3.5 men per 9 innings while striking out 7.5 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.41 and their FIP as a unit is 4.44.
As a team, Baltimore is batting .269, good for 5th in the league while putting together a .261 average away from home. The Orioles hold a .462 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .330 which is good for 9th in baseball. They rank 5th in baseball with 9.31 hits per game. Mark Trumbo comes into this game hitting .287 and his on-base percentage is at .340. He has 104 hits this season along with 55 runs scored and 68 runs batted in. He's struck out 103 times and has walked 27 times. Manny Machado is hitting .311 and he has an on-base percentage of .367. He has totaled 111 hits so far while scoring 63 runs and he's driven in 54. He has walked 31 times and has struck out 69 times. The Orioles have 847 hits, including 174 doubles and 142 home runs. They've stolen 13 bases while they've been thrown out stealing 9 times. Baltimore has walked 273 times this season and they've struck out 771 times as a unit. They've left 615 men on base and have a team OPS of .793. They score 4.96 runs per contest and have scored a total of 451 runs so far this year.
New York comes into this matchup with a 25-20 home record and a 46-46 overall mark. With an earned run average of 5.56, Michael Pineda has a 3-9 record and a 1.37 WHIP. He has 119 strikeouts over the 100.1 innings he's pitched during which he has given up 110 hits. He has allowed 9.9 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 4.04. So far this season the bullpen has an earned run average of 3.59 and they have given up 225 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .217 against the Yankees bullpen while being struck out 333 times and walking 81 times this season. As a team, New York has allowed 8.74 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.99 batters per nine. They are 18th in the league in team earned run average at 4.37. The Yankees pitchers as a team have surrendered 784 base knocks and 392 earned runs so far this season. They have given up 122 home runs this year and they give up 1.4 home runs per nine innings as a staff. New York as a staff has walked 227 hitters and struck out 806. They give up a walk 2.5 times per 9 innings while they strike out 9 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.25 while their FIP as a staff is 4.09.
As a team, they are batting .250, good for 18th in the league while putting together a .249 average at home. The Yankees hold a .395 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .311 which is good for 23rd in baseball. They rank 21st in baseball with 8.43 hits per contest. Jacoby Ellsbury comes into this matchup batting .271 and he has an OBP of .338. He has 84 hits this year along with 38 runs scored and 30 RBI. He's struck out 43 times and has walked on 30 occasions. Carlos Beltran is hitting .303 and he has an OBP of .339. He has collected 95 hits so far while he's scored 45 runs and drove in 58. He has earned a walk 17 times and has punched out 60 times. The Yankees as a unit have 776 base hits, including 139 doubles and 96 homers. They have 45 stolen bases while they've been thrown out 14 times. New York as a team has walked 260 times this year and they have struck out 628 times. They've had 618 men left on base and have an OPS of .706. They score 4.14 runs per game and have totaled 381 runs so far this season.
Baltimore Orioles Betting Trends
The Baltimore Orioles are 45-43-3 against the over/under so far this season
The Baltimore Orioles are 50-41-0 against the run line so far this season
New York Yankees Betting Trends
The New York Yankees are 40-43-9 against the over/under so far this season
The New York Yankees are 42-50-0 against the run line so far this season
Injuries to Watch
07/19/16 1B Chris Davis Illness "?" Tuesday vs. New York Yankees
07/19/16 C Matt Wieters Foot injured last game, "?" Tuesday vs. New York Yankees
07/18/16 LF Hyun-soo Kim Hamstring "?" Tuesday vs. New York Yankees
07/01/16 P T.J. McFarland Knee 15-day DL (6/29)
06/21/16 P Brian Duensing Elbow 15-day DL (6/20)
06/04/16 P Darren O'Day Hamstring 15-day DL (6/3)
New York Yankees
07/19/16 1B Mark Teixeira Foot doubtful Tuesday vs. Baltimore Orioles
06/10/16 1B Chris Parmelee Hamstring 15-day DL (6/10)
05/31/16 LF Dustin Ackley Shoulder 60-day DL (5/29), out for season
03/31/16 P Bryan Mitchell Toe 60-day DL (3/31)
03/31/16 1B Gregory Bird Shoulder 60-day DL (3/25); out for season
Guy's Pick: Take the Orioles
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