Baltimore Orioles at New York Yankees 4/5/2018 Free MLB Picks and Predictions
Thursday, April 5, 2018
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Probable Pitchers: Andrew Cashner vs. Masahiro Tanaka
The Baltimore Orioles visit Yankee Stadium on Thursday, April 5, 2018 to play the New York Yankees. The probable starters are Andrew Cashner for the Orioles and Masahiro Tanaka for the Yankees.
The opening line for this matchup has Baltimore at +217 and New York at -236. The Orioles have a 1-4-0 over/under record and a 0-5-0 run line mark. The Yankees are 3-2-0 against the run line and have a 2-3-0 over/under record.
Valuable Baltimore Orioles Betting Trends
The Baltimore Orioles are 1-4-0 against the over/under
The Baltimore Orioles are 0-5-0 against the run line
Important New York Yankees Betting Trends
The New York Yankees are 2-3-0 against the over/under
The New York Yankees are 3-2-0 against the run line
Key Baltimore Orioles Injuries
03/29/18 P Gabriel Ynoa Shin 10-day DL (03/26)
03/29/18 DH Mark Trumbo Quad 10-day DL (03/26)
03/26/18 P Zach Britton Achilles 60-day DL (02/15)
Key New York Yankees Injuries
04/03/18 P Ben Heller Elbow 10-day DL (03/27)
04/01/18 RF Billy McKinney Shoulder 10-day DL (04/01)
03/30/18 RF Aaron Hicks Ribs 10-day DL (03/30)
03/29/18 LF Clint Frazier Concussion 7-day DL (03/26)
03/29/18 1B Greg Bird Ankle 10-day DL (03/26)
03/26/18 CF Jacoby Ellsbury Oblique 10-day DL (03/26)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Orioles have a 1-4 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Andrew Cashner has a 0-1 record with an earned run average of 7.20 and a WHIP of 1.60 this season. He has 5 strikeouts over his 5 innings pitched and he's given up 6 hits. He's allowed 10.8 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 10. The bullpen has an earned run average of 5.85 and they have given up 19 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .247 against the bullpen and they've struck out 24 hitters and walked 8 batters. As a team, Baltimore allows 9.6 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.4 batters per nine innings. They are 27th in the league in team earned run average at 6. The Orioles pitchers collectively have given up 48 base hits and 30 earned runs. They have allowed 11 home runs this season, ranking them 1st in the league. Baltimore as a pitching staff has walked 18 batters and struck out 47. They have walked 3.6 men per 9 innings while striking out 9.4 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.47 and their FIP as a unit is 5.48.
As a team Baltimore is hitting .176, good for 29th in the league. The Orioles hold a .327 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .255, which is good for 29th in baseball. They rank 29th in MLB with 5.8 hits per game. Adam Jones is hitting .286 with an on-base percentage of .318. He has 6 hits this season in 21 at bats with 4 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .571 and an OPS+ of 142. Manny Machado is hitting .278 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .409. He has totaled 5 hits and he has driven in 0 men in 18 at bats. His OPS+ is 113 while his slugging percentage is at .333. The Orioles have 29 hits, including 8 doubles and 5 home runs. Baltimore has walked 17 times so far this season and they have struck out 52 times as a unit. They have left 35 men on base and have a team OPS of .583. They score 2.4 runs per contest and have scored a total of 12 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
New York has a 3-2 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 1.50, Masahiro Tanaka has a 1-0 record and a 0.50 WHIP. He has 8 strikeouts over the 6 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 3 hits. He's allowing 4.5 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 2.5. The bullpen has an earned run average of 7.27 and they have given up 17 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .250 against the Yankees bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 25 batters and walked 5 opposing hitters. As a team, New York allows 7.3 hits per nine innings while striking out 11.7 batters per nine innings. They are 11th in the league in team earned run average at 3.77. The Yankees pitchers as a team have surrendered 35 base knocks and 18 earned runs this season. They have given up 5 home runs this year, which ranks 20th in Major League Baseball. New York as a staff has walked 17 hitters and struck out 56 batters. They give up a walk 3.6 times per 9 innings while they strike out 11.7 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.21 while their FIP as a staff is 3.09.
As a team, they are batting .232, good for 19th in the league. The Yankees hold a .458 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .321, which is good for 13th in baseball. They rank 22nd in MLB with 7.8 hits per contest. Didi Gregorius comes into this matchup batting .444 with an OBP of .524. He has 8 hits this year along with 9 RBI in 18 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of 1.111 with an OPS+ of 342. Giancarlo Stanton is hitting .211 this season and he has an OBP of .348. He has collected 4 hits in 19 at bats while driving in 4 runs. He has an OPS+ of 168 and a slugging percentage of .632. The Yankees as a unit have 39 base hits, including 12 doubles and 8 homers. New York has walked 22 times this year and they have struck out on 45 occasions. They have had 31 men left on base and have an OPS of .779. They have scored 5.6 runs per game and totaled 28 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Orioles/Yankees MLB game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Orioles +217
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