Baltimore Orioles at New York Yankees 4/6/2018 Free MLB Picks and Predictions
Friday, April 6, 2018
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Probable Pitchers: Kevin Gausman vs. CC Sabathia
The Baltimore Orioles visit Yankee Stadium on Friday, April 6, 2018 to play the New York Yankees. The probable starters are Kevin Gausman for the Orioles and CC Sabathia for the Yankees.
The opening line for this matchup has Baltimore at +230 and New York at -278. The Orioles have a 1-5-0 over/under record and a 1-5-0 run line mark. The Yankees are 4-2-0 against the run line and have a 3-3-0 over/under record.
Valuable Baltimore Orioles Betting Trends
The Baltimore Orioles are 1-5-0 against the over/under
The Baltimore Orioles are 1-5-0 against the run line
Important New York Yankees Betting Trends
The New York Yankees are 3-3-0 against the over/under
The New York Yankees are 4-2-0 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
04/04/18 P Ben Heller Elbow 60-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 1-5 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Kevin Gausman has a 0-1 record with an earned run average of 13.50 and a WHIP of 2.25 this season. He has 5 strikeouts over his 4 innings pitched and he's given up 7 hits. He's allowed 15.8 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 11.72. The bullpen has an earned run average of 5.73 and they have given up 21 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .247 against the bullpen and they've struck out 26 hitters and walked 9 batters. As a team, Baltimore allows 9.3 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.7 batters per nine innings. They are 27th in the league in team earned run average at 5.43. The Orioles pitchers collectively have given up 55 base hits and 32 earned runs. They have allowed 11 home runs this season, ranking them 3rd in the league. Baltimore as a pitching staff has walked 21 batters and struck out 57. They have walked 3.6 men per 9 innings while striking out 9.7 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.43 and their FIP as a unit is 4.87.
As a team Baltimore is hitting .185, good for 28th in the league. The Orioles hold a .315 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .265, which is good for 26th in baseball. They rank 27th in MLB with 6.2 hits per game. Adam Jones is hitting .250 with an on-base percentage of .308. He has 6 hits this season in 24 at bats with 5 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .500 and an OPS+ of 126. Manny Machado is hitting .261 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .370. He has totaled 6 hits and he has driven in 0 men in 23 at bats. His OPS+ is 97 while his slugging percentage is at .304. The Orioles have 37 hits, including 9 doubles and 5 home runs. Baltimore has walked 21 times so far this season and they have struck out 62 times as a unit. They have left 45 men on base and have a team OPS of .580. They score 2.33 runs per contest and have scored a total of 14 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
New York has a 4-2 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 1.80, CC Sabathia has a 0-0 record and a 1.40 WHIP. He has 4 strikeouts over the 5 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 5 hits. He's allowing 9 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 2.57. The bullpen has an earned run average of 6.63 and they have given up 18 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .243 against the Yankees bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 27 batters and walked 5 opposing hitters. As a team, New York allows 7.1 hits per nine innings while striking out 11.3 batters per nine innings. They are 10th in the league in team earned run average at 3.46. The Yankees pitchers as a team have surrendered 41 base knocks and 20 earned runs this season. They have given up 5 home runs this year, which ranks 22nd in Major League Baseball. New York as a staff has walked 18 hitters and struck out 65 batters. They give up a walk 3.1 times per 9 innings while they strike out 11.3 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.14 while their FIP as a staff is 2.76.
As a team, they are batting .231, good for 20th in the league. The Yankees hold a .467 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .317, which is good for 13th in baseball. They rank 21st in MLB with 7.7 hits per contest. Didi Gregorius comes into this matchup batting .364 with an OBP of .440. He has 8 hits this year along with 9 RBI in 22 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .909 with an OPS+ of 269. Giancarlo Stanton is hitting .217 this season and he has an OBP of .333. He has collected 5 hits in 23 at bats while driving in 6 runs. He has an OPS+ of 182 and a slugging percentage of .696. The Yankees as a unit have 46 base hits, including 12 doubles and 11 homers. New York has walked 25 times this year and they have struck out on 56 occasions. They have had 34 men left on base and have an OPS of .784. They have scored 5.83 runs per game and totaled 35 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Orioles/Yankees MLB game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Orioles +230
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