Baltimore Orioles at New York Yankees 4/7/2018 Free MLB Picks and Predictions
Saturday, April 7, 2018
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Probable Pitchers: Chris Tillman vs. Sonny Gray
The Baltimore Orioles visit Yankee Stadium on Saturday, April 7, 2018 to play the New York Yankees. The probable starters are Chris Tillman for the Orioles and Sonny Gray for the Yankees.
The opening line for this matchup has Baltimore at +197 and New York at -213. The Orioles have a 1-6-0 over/under record and a 2-5-0 run line mark. The Yankees are 4-3-0 against the run line and have a 3-4-0 over/under record.
Valuable Baltimore Orioles Betting Trends
The Baltimore Orioles are 1-6-0 against the over/under
The Baltimore Orioles are 2-5-0 against the run line
Important New York Yankees Betting Trends
The New York Yankees are 3-4-0 against the over/under
The New York Yankees are 4-3-0 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 2-5 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Chris Tillman has a 0-1 record with an earned run average of 9.00 and a WHIP of 2.75 this season. He has 0 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 9.21. The bullpen has an earned run average of 5.40 and they have given up 23 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .240 against the bullpen and they've struck out 29 hitters and walked 12 batters. As a team, Baltimore allows 8.6 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.4 batters per nine innings. They are 25th in the league in team earned run average at 4.94. The Orioles pitchers collectively have given up 59 base hits and 34 earned runs. They have allowed 12 home runs this season, ranking them 3rd in the league. Baltimore as a pitching staff has walked 27 batters and struck out 65. They have walked 3.9 men per 9 innings while striking out 9.4 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.39 and their FIP as a unit is 4.92.
As a team Baltimore is hitting .199, good for 26th in the league. The Orioles hold a .331 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .269, which is good for 26th in baseball. They rank 26th in MLB with 6.7 hits per game. Adam Jones is hitting .286 with an on-base percentage of .333. He has 8 hits this season in 28 at bats with 7 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .643 and an OPS+ of 170. Manny Machado is hitting .222 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .323. He has totaled 6 hits and he has driven in 0 men in 27 at bats. His OPS+ is 70 while his slugging percentage is at .259. The Orioles have 47 hits, including 11 doubles and 6 home runs. Baltimore has walked 22 times so far this season and they have struck out 75 times as a unit. They have left 50 men on base and have a team OPS of .600. They score 2.71 runs per contest and have scored a total of 19 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
New York has a 4-3 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 2.25, Sonny Gray has a 0-0 record and a 2.50 WHIP. He has 8 strikeouts over the 4 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 7 hits. He's allowing 15.8 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 1.21. The bullpen has an earned run average of 6.65 and they have given up 22 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .256 against the Yankees bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 33 batters and walked 6 opposing hitters. As a team, New York allows 7.5 hits per nine innings while striking out 11.5 batters per nine innings. They are 10th in the league in team earned run average at 3.69. The Yankees pitchers as a team have surrendered 51 base knocks and 25 earned runs this season. They have given up 6 home runs this year, which ranks 19th in Major League Baseball. New York as a staff has walked 19 hitters and struck out 78 batters. They give up a walk 2.8 times per 9 innings while they strike out 11.5 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.15 while their FIP as a staff is 2.61.
As a team, they are batting .219, good for 24th in the league. The Yankees hold a .447 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .318, which is good for 12th in baseball. They rank 23rd in MLB with 7.1 hits per contest. Didi Gregorius comes into this matchup batting .391 with an OBP of .517. He has 9 hits this year along with 9 RBI in 23 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .957 with an OPS+ of 305. Giancarlo Stanton is hitting .185 this season and he has an OBP of .290. He has collected 5 hits in 27 at bats while driving in 6 runs. He has an OPS+ of 141 and a slugging percentage of .593. The Yankees as a unit have 50 base hits, including 14 doubles and 12 homers. New York has walked 31 times this year and they have struck out on 64 occasions. They have had 42 men left on base and have an OPS of .765. They have scored 5.29 runs per game and totaled 37 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Orioles/Yankees MLB game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Yankees -213
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