Friday, April 28, 2017
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Probable Pitchers: Kevin Gausman vs. CC Sabathia
Yankee Stadium is the site of the matchup between the Baltimore Orioles and the New York Yankees on Friday, April 28, 2017. The probable starting pitchers are Kevin Gausman for the Orioles and CC Sabathia for the Yankees.
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Baltimore opens at +115 while New York opens at -125. The Orioles have a 9-9-2 over/under record and a 10-10-0 run line mark. The Yankees are 13-6-0 against the run line and have a 11-8-0 over/under record.
Valuable Baltimore Orioles Betting Trends
The Baltimore Orioles are 9-9-2 against the over/under
The Baltimore Orioles are 10-10-0 against the run line
Important New York Yankees Betting Trends
The New York Yankees are 11-8-0 against the over/under
The New York Yankees are 13-6-0 against the run line
Key Baltimore Orioles Injuries
04/26/17 CF Joey Rickard Finger 10-day DL (04/09); expected to be activated Friday vs New York Yankees
04/16/17 P Zach Britton Forearm 10-day DL (4/16)
04/02/17 CF Anthony Santander Forearm 10-day DL (03/30)
03/31/17 P Chris Tillman Shoulder 10-day DL (03/30)
Key New York Yankees Injuries
04/09/17 C Gary Sanchez Bicep 10-day DL (4/9)
04/02/17 SS Didi Gregorius Shoulder 10-day DL (03/30)
04/02/17 1B Tyler Austin Ankle 60-day DL (4/2)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Orioles have a 14-6 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Kevin Gausman has a 1-2 record with an earned run average of 7.50 and a WHIP of 2.04. He has 17 strikeouts over his 24 innings pitched and he's given up 34 hits. He allows 12.8 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 5.72. The bullpen has an earned run average of 2.81 and they have given up 67 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .258 against the bullpen and they've struck out 63 hitters and walked 28 batters. As a team, Baltimore allows 8.3 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.6 batters per nine innings. They are 3rd in the league in team earned run average at 3.41. The Orioles pitchers collectively have given up 168 base hits and 69 earned runs. They have allowed 17 home runs this season, ranking them 29th in the league. Baltimore as a pitching staff has walked 79 batters and struck out 154. They have walked 3.9 men per 9 innings while striking out 7.6 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.36 and their FIP as a unit is 3.93.
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As a team Baltimore is hitting .236, good for 21st in the league. The Orioles hold a .407 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .297, which is good for 24th in baseball. They rank 20th in MLB with 7.9 hits per game. Chris Davis is hitting .264 with an on-base percentage of .361. He has 19 hits this season in 72 at bats with 5 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .458 and an OPS+ of 128. Adam Jones is hitting .278 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .345. He has totaled 22 hits and he has driven in 10 men in 79 at bats. His OPS+ is 129 while his slugging percentage is at .481. The Orioles have 158 hits, including 36 doubles and 26 home runs. Baltimore has walked 53 times so far this season and they have struck out 164 times as a unit. They have left 121 men on base and have a team OPS of .704. They score 3.95 runs per contest and have scored a total of 79 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
New York has a 12-7 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 2.70, CC Sabathia has a 2-1 record and a 1.20 WHIP. He has 14 strikeouts over the 23.1 innings he's pitched. He's also given up 19 hits. He allows 7.3 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 4.73. The bullpen has an earned run average of 1.51 and they have given up 33 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .170 against the Yankees bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 65 batters and walked 19 opposing hitters. As a team, New York allows 7.3 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.6 batters per nine innings. They are 2nd in the league in team earned run average at 3.05. The Yankees pitchers as a team have surrendered 134 base knocks and 56 earned runs this season. They have given up 19 home runs this year, which ranks 25th in Major League Baseball. New York as a staff has walked 51 hitters and struck out 176 batters. They give up a walk 2.8 times per 9 innings while they strike out 9.6 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.12 while their FIP as a staff is 3.36.
As a team, they are batting .255, good for 7th in the league. The Yankees hold a .435 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .337, which is good for 6th in baseball. They rank 7th in MLB with 8.6 hits per contest. Starlin Castro comes into this matchup batting .338 with an OBP of .380. He has 25 hits this year along with 13 RBI in 74 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .541 with an OPS+ of 154. Chase Headley is hitting .333 this season and he has an OBP of .429. He has collected 22 hits in 66 at bats while driving in 7 runs. He has an OPS+ of 175 and a slugging percentage of .561. The Yankees as a unit have 164 base hits, including 28 doubles and 27 homers. New York has walked 79 times this year and they have struck out on 148 occasions. They have had 142 men left on base and have an OPS of .772. They have scored 5 runs per game and totaled 95 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Orioles/Yankees MLB game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Yankees -125
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