New York Yankees at Baltimore Orioles 9/5/2017 Free MLB Picks and Predictions
Tuesday, September 5, 2017
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Probable Pitchers: CC Sabathia vs. Jeremy Hellickson
Oriole Park is the site of the matchup between the New York Yankees and the Baltimore Orioles on Tuesday, September 5, 2017. The probable starting pitchers are CC Sabathia for the Yankees and Jeremy Hellickson for the Orioles.
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New York opens at -102 while Baltimore opens at -108. The Yankees have a 69-64-3 over/under record and a 72-64-0 run line mark. The Orioles are 66-71-0 against the run line and have a 67-66-4 over/under record.
Valuable New York Yankees Betting Trends
The New York Yankees are 69-64-3 against the over/under
The New York Yankees are 72-64-0 against the run line
Important Baltimore Orioles Betting Trends
The Baltimore Orioles are 67-66-4 against the over/under
The Baltimore Orioles are 66-71-0 against the run line
Key New York Yankees Injuries
09/03/17 CF Aaron Hicks Oblique 10-day DL (09/03)
08/18/17 1B Garrett Cooper Tendonitis 10-day DL (08/17)
08/15/17 P Luis Cessa Back 60-day DL (08/15)
08/10/17 CF Clint Frazier Oblique 10-day DL (08/09)
07/16/17 P Michael Pineda Elbow 60-day DL (07/11)
Key Baltimore Orioles Injuries
09/03/17 LF Craig Gentry Finger 10-day DL (09/03)
06/19/17 SS J.J. Hardy Wrist 60-day DL (06/19)
06/16/17 P Mike Wright Shoulder 10-day DL (06/15)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Yankees have a 73-63 overall record this season. Starting pitcher CC Sabathia has a 11-5 record with an earned run average of 3.71 and a WHIP of 1.27. He has 96 strikeouts over his 121.1 innings pitched and he's given up 109 hits. He allows 8.1 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 4.37. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.44 and they have given up 352 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .209 against the bullpen and they've struck out 538 hitters and walked 186 batters. As a team, New York allows 7.9 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.6 batters per nine innings. They are 5th in the league in team earned run average at 3.77. The Yankees pitchers collectively have given up 1,070 base hits and 510 earned runs. They have allowed 162 home runs this season, ranking them 21st in the league. New York as a pitching staff has walked 424 batters and struck out 1,294. They have walked 3.1 men per 9 innings while striking out 9.6 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.23 and their FIP as a unit is 3.90.
As a team New York is hitting .260, good for 9th in the league. The Yankees hold a .439 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .336, which is good for 5th in baseball. They rank 7th in MLB with 9.0 hits per game. Brett Gardner is hitting .258 with an on-base percentage of .348. He has 130 hits this season in 503 at bats with 53 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .429 and an OPS+ of 102. Aaron Judge is hitting .275 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .407. He has totaled 128 hits and he has driven in 85 men in 465 at bats. His OPS+ is 153 while his slugging percentage is at .572. The Yankees have 1,226 hits, including 218 doubles and 196 home runs. New York has walked 513 times so far this season and they have struck out 1,197 times as a unit. They have left 1,001 men on base and have a team OPS of .775. They score 5.18 runs per contest and have scored a total of 704 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Baltimore has a 70-67 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 5.15, Jeremy Hellickson has a 8-8 record and a 1.26 WHIP. He has 87 strikeouts over the 146.2 innings he's pitched. He's also given up 146 hits. He allows 9 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 5.53. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.73 and they have given up 467 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .248 against the Orioles bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 423 batters and walked 179 opposing hitters. As a team, Baltimore allows 9.4 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.7 batters per nine innings. They are 27th in the league in team earned run average at 4.81. The Orioles pitchers as a team have surrendered 1,274 base knocks and 654 earned runs this season. They have given up 204 home runs this year, which ranks 3rd in Major League Baseball. Baltimore as a staff has walked 487 hitters and struck out 1,046 batters. They give up a walk 3.6 times per 9 innings while they strike out 7.7 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.44 while their FIP as a staff is 4.90.
As a team, they are batting .268, good for 4th in the league. The Orioles hold a .451 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .320, which is good for 18th in baseball. They rank 2nd in MLB with 9.4 hits per contest. Jonathan Schoop comes into this matchup batting .309 with an OBP of .354. He has 162 hits this year along with 101 RBI in 525 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .543 with an OPS+ of 137. Adam Jones is hitting .281 this season and he has an OBP of .318. He has collected 149 hits in 530 at bats while driving in 68 runs. He has an OPS+ of 110 and a slugging percentage of .475. The Orioles as a unit have 1,289 base hits, including 233 doubles and 209 homers. Baltimore has walked 337 times this year and they have struck out on 1,159 occasions. They have had 894 men left on base and have an OPS of .771. They have scored 4.88 runs per game and totaled 668 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Yankees/Orioles MLB game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Orioles -108
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