Sunday, June 5, 2016
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Probable Pitchers: CC Sabathia vs. Kevin Gausman
The New York Yankees head to Oriole Park on Sunday to take on the Baltimore Orioles. The probable pitchers are CC Sabathia for the Yankees and Kevin Gausman for the Orioles. The opening line for this game has New York at +129 and Baltimore at -139. The over/under is 8.5. The Yankees have a 22-27-5 over/under mark and a 24-30-0 run line record, meaning they cover 44% of the time. The Orioles are 28-25-0 against the run line and have a 26-24-3 over/under record. They cover the spread 53% of the time.
The Yankees head into this game with a 25-29 record, and they are 12-17 on the road. Starting pitcher CC Sabathia has a 3-4 record with an ERA of 2.85 and a WHIP of 1.20. He has 40 strikeouts during his 47.1 innings pitched and he has given up 41 hits so far this year. He has surrendered 7.8 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 3.19. The bullpen this season has an earned run average of 3.81 and they have allowed 133 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .219 against the pen while they've been struck out 191 times and walked 47 times this year. As a unit, New York has given up 8.8 base hits per nine innings while striking out 8.92 hitters per nine. They are 17th in the Majors in team earned run average at 4.19. The Yankees pitchers have collectively given up 462 base hits and 220 earned runs. They have allowed 62 home runs this season and they allow 1.2 homers per nine innings as a staff. New York as a pitching staff has walked 123 batters and struck out 468. They walk 2.3 men per 9 innings while striking out 8.9 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.24 and their FIP as a unit is 3.78.
As a team, New York is hitting .233, good for 27th in the league while putting together a .226 average on the road. The Yankees have a .374 team slugging percentage and an OBP of .299 which is good for 26th in the league. They rank 27th in baseball with 7.67 hits per contest. Carlos Beltran comes into this game hitting .269 and his on-base percentage is at .301. He has 52 hits this season along with 28 runs scored and 33 runs batted in. He's struck out 42 times and has walked 9 times. Jacoby Ellsbury is hitting .276 and he has an on-base percentage of .340. He has totaled 47 hits so far while scoring 19 runs and he's driven in 18. He has walked 15 times and has struck out 28 times. The Yankees have 414 hits, including 71 doubles and 55 home runs. They've stolen 31 bases while they've been thrown out stealing 10 times. New York has walked 160 times this season and they've struck out 381 times as a unit. They've left 342 men on base and have a team OPS of .673. They score 3.76 runs per contest and have scored a total of 203 runs so far this year.
Baltimore comes into this game with a 20-10 home mark and a 31-22 overall record. With an ERA of 3.78, Kevin Gausman has a 0-3 record and a 1.13 WHIP. He has 45 strikeouts over the 47.2 innings he's pitched during which he has given up 43 hits. He has allowed 8.1 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 4.51. So far this season the bullpen has an earned run average of 2.74 and they have given up 166 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .246 against the Orioles bullpen while being struck out 160 times and walking 66 times this season. As a team, Baltimore has allowed 8.9 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.59 batters per nine. They are 15th in the league in team earned run average at 4.09. The Orioles pitchers as a team have surrendered 466 base knocks and 214 earned runs so far this season. They have given up 59 home runs this year and they give up 1.1 home runs per nine innings as a staff. Baltimore as a staff has walked 174 hitters and struck out 397. They give up a walk 3.3 times per 9 innings while they strike out 7.6 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.36 while their FIP as a staff is 4.28.
As a team, they are batting .261, good for 11th in the league while putting together a .265 average at home. The Orioles hold a .448 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .325 which is good for 12th in baseball. They rank 11th in baseball with 8.91 hits per contest. Manny Machado comes into this matchup batting .312 and he has an OBP of .379. He has 67 hits this year along with 39 runs scored and 35 RBI. He's struck out 41 times and has walked on 23 occasions. Mark Trumbo is hitting .297 and he has an OBP of .350. He has collected 62 hits so far while he's scored 33 runs and drove in 42. He has earned a walk 15 times and has punched out 60 times. The Orioles as a unit have 472 base hits, including 101 doubles and 77 homers. They have 9 stolen bases while they've been thrown out 6 times. Baltimore as a team has walked 167 times this year and they have struck out 447 times. They've had 354 men left on base and have an OPS of .773. They score 4.7 runs per game and have totaled 249 runs so far this season.
New York Yankees Betting Trends
The New York Yankees are 22-27-5 against the over/under so far this season
The New York Yankees are 24-30-0 against the run line so far this season
Baltimore Orioles Betting Trends
The Baltimore Orioles are 26-24-3 against the over/under so far this season
The Baltimore Orioles are 28-25-0 against the run line so far this season
Injuries to Watch
New York Yankees
06/04/16 C Brian McCann Elbow is downgraded to doubtful Saturday vs. Baltimore Orioles
06/04/16 1B Mark Teixeira Knee 15-day DL (6/3)
05/31/16 LF Dustin Ackley Shoulder 60-day DL (5/29), out for season
05/26/16 P Chasen Shreve Shoulder 15-day DL (5/26)
05/25/16 C Gary Sanchez Thumb 15-day DL
04/03/16 RF Mason Williams Shoulder 60-day DL (3/25)
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
06/04/16 P Darren O'Day Hamstring 15-day DL (6/3)
05/31/16 C Caleb Joseph Groin 15-day DL (5/30)
05/03/16 SS J.J. Hardy Foot 15-day DL (5/2)
04/23/16 P Yovani Gallardo Shoulder 15-day DL (4/23)
Josh's Pick: Take the Orioles
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