Baltimore Orioles at New York Yankees 4/8/2018 Free MLB Picks and Predictions
Sunday, April 8, 2018
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Probable Pitchers: Mike Wright vs. Jordan Montgomery
The Baltimore Orioles visit Yankee Stadium on Sunday, April 8, 2018 to play the New York Yankees. The probable starters are Mike Wright for the Orioles and Jordan Montgomery for the Yankees.
The opening line for this matchup has Baltimore at +178 and New York at -190. The Orioles have a 2-6-0 over/under record and a 3-5-0 run line mark. The Yankees are 4-4-0 against the run line and have a 4-4-0 over/under record.
Valuable Baltimore Orioles Betting Trends
The Baltimore Orioles are 2-6-0 against the over/under
The Baltimore Orioles are 3-5-0 against the run line
Important New York Yankees Betting Trends
The New York Yankees are 4-4-0 against the over/under
The New York Yankees are 4-4-0 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
04/06/18 3B Brandon Drury Migraine is "?" Saturday vs Baltimore Orioles
04/06/18 P CC Sabathia Hip is "?" next start
04/06/18 C Gary Sanchez Calf left last game, is "?" Saturday vs Baltimore Orioles
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 3-5 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Mike Wright has a 0-0 record with an earned run average of 5.40 and a WHIP of 1.00 this season. He has 6 strikeouts over his 5 innings pitched and he's given up 4 hits. He's allowed 7.2 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 4.39. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.24 and they have given up 25 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .202 against the bullpen and they've struck out 36 hitters and walked 16 batters. As a team, Baltimore allows 7.8 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.9 batters per nine innings. They are 20th in the league in team earned run average at 4.38. The Orioles pitchers collectively have given up 66 base hits and 37 earned runs. They have allowed 13 home runs this season, ranking them 2nd in the league. Baltimore as a pitching staff has walked 32 batters and struck out 75. They have walked 3.8 men per 9 innings while striking out 8.9 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.29 and their FIP as a unit is 4.74.
As a team Baltimore is hitting .195, good for 27th in the league. The Orioles hold a .345 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .275, which is good for 26th in baseball. They rank 25th in MLB with 7.0 hits per game. Adam Jones is hitting .257 with an on-base percentage of .297. He has 9 hits this season in 35 at bats with 7 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .543 and an OPS+ of 133. Manny Machado is hitting .313 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .421. He has totaled 10 hits and he has driven in 2 men in 32 at bats. His OPS+ is 170 while his slugging percentage is at .531. The Orioles have 56 hits, including 11 doubles and 10 home runs. Baltimore has walked 30 times so far this season and they have struck out 91 times as a unit. They have left 62 men on base and have a team OPS of .620. They score 3.25 runs per contest and have scored a total of 26 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
New York has a 4-4 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 1.80, Jordan Montgomery has a 0-0 record and a 1.20 WHIP. He has 4 strikeouts over the 5 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 2 hits. He's allowing 3.6 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 3.79. The bullpen has an earned run average of 5.40 and they have given up 27 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .221 against the Yankees bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 46 batters and walked 14 opposing hitters. As a team, New York allows 7.2 hits per nine innings while striking out 11.3 batters per nine innings. They are 9th in the league in team earned run average at 3.72. The Yankees pitchers as a team have surrendered 60 base knocks and 31 earned runs this season. They have given up 10 home runs this year, which ranks 6th in Major League Baseball. New York as a staff has walked 27 hitters and struck out 94 batters. They give up a walk 3.2 times per 9 innings while they strike out 11.3 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.16 while their FIP as a staff is 3.34.
As a team, they are batting .207, good for 24th in the league. The Yankees hold a .411 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .306, which is good for 20th in baseball. They rank 24th in MLB with 7.1 hits per contest. Didi Gregorius comes into this matchup batting .393 with an OBP of .514. He has 11 hits this year along with 10 RBI in 28 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .964 with an OPS+ of 307. Giancarlo Stanton is hitting .212 this season and he has an OBP of .297. He has collected 7 hits in 33 at bats while driving in 7 runs. He has an OPS+ of 132 and a slugging percentage of .545. The Yankees as a unit have 57 base hits, including 15 doubles and 13 homers. New York has walked 36 times this year and they have struck out on 74 occasions. They have had 50 men left on base and have an OPS of .717. They have scored 5 runs per game and totaled 40 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Orioles/Yankees MLB game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Yankees -190
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