Baltimore Orioles at New York Yankees 8/1/2018 Free MLB Picks and Predictions
Wednesday, August 1, 2018
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Probable Pitchers: Alex Cobb vs. Sonny Gray
Yankee Stadium is the site of the matchup between the Baltimore Orioles and the New York Yankees on Wednesday, August 1, 2018. The probable starting pitchers are Alex Cobb for the Orioles and Sonny Gray for the Yankees.
Baltimore opens at +255 while New York opens at -280. The Orioles have a 45-57-4 over/under record and a 45-61-0 run line mark. The Yankees are 55-49-0 against the run line and have a 47-52-5 over/under record.
Valuable Baltimore Orioles Betting Trends
The Baltimore Orioles are 45-57-4 against the over/under
The Baltimore Orioles are 45-61-0 against the run line
Important New York Yankees Betting Trends
The New York Yankees are 47-52-5 against the over/under
The New York Yankees are 55-49-0 against the run line
Key Baltimore Orioles Injuries
07/04/18 3B Steve Wilkerson Oblique 10-day DL (07/04)
06/27/18 CF Craig Gentry Ribs 10-day DL (06/24)
06/27/18 P Darren O'Day Hamstring 60-day DL (06/27)
06/15/18 P Richard Bleier Shoulder 10-day DL (06/14)
06/12/18 P Pedro Araujo Elbow 10-day DL (06/11)
05/02/18 SS Luis Sardinas Back 60-day DL (04/29)
04/25/18 P Gabriel Ynoa Shin 60-day DL (03/26)
Key New York Yankees Injuries
07/27/18 P Sonny Gray Thumb injured last game, probable next start
07/26/18 RF Aaron Judge Wrist 10-day DL (07/26)
07/24/18 C Gary Sanchez Groin 10-day DL (07/24)
07/07/18 P Jonathan Loaisiga Shoulder 10-day DL (07/07)
06/10/18 P Jordan Montgomery Elbow is out for season
05/02/18 CF Jacoby Ellsbury Oblique 60-day DL (03/26)
04/04/18 P Ben Heller Elbow 60-day DL (03/27)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Orioles have a 32-74 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Alex Cobb has a 2-14 record with an earned run average of 6.08 and a WHIP of 1.56 this year. He has 69 strikeouts over his 103.2 innings pitched and he's given up 133 hits. He's allowed 11.5 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 4.92. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.24 and they have given up 391 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .267 against the bullpen and they've struck out 338 hitters and walked 172 batters. As a team, Baltimore allows 9.8 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 4.82. The Orioles pitchers collectively have given up 1,031 base hits and 506 earned runs. They have allowed 141 home runs this season, ranking them 4th in the league. Baltimore as a pitching staff has walked 368 batters and struck out 804. They have walked 3.5 men per 9 innings while striking out 7.7 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.48 and their FIP as a unit is 4.71.
As a team Baltimore is hitting .234, good for 28th in the league. The Orioles hold a .393 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .297, which is good for 29th in baseball. They rank 26th in MLB with 8.0 hits per game. Adam Jones is hitting .285 with an on-base percentage of .312. He has 117 hits this season in 410 at bats with 44 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .434 and an OPS+ of 104. Mark Trumbo is hitting .252 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .312. He has totaled 68 hits and he has driven in 30 men in 270 at bats. His OPS+ is 103 while his slugging percentage is at .430. The Orioles have 847 hits, including 169 doubles and 129 home runs. Baltimore has walked 294 times so far this season and they have struck out 919 times as a unit. They have left 679 men on base and have a team OPS of .690. They score 3.84 runs per contest and have scored a total of 407 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
New York has a 67-37 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 5.08, Sonny Gray has a 8-7 record and a 1.47 WHIP this season. He has 96 strikeouts over the 101 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 104 hits. He allows 9.3 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 4.32. The bullpen has an earned run average of 2.88 and they have given up 273 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .201 against the Yankees bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 474 batters and walked 133 opposing hitters. As a team, New York allows 7.6 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.9 batters per nine innings. They are 4th in the league in team earned run average at 3.57. The Yankees pitchers as a team have surrendered 790 base knocks and 372 earned runs this season. They have given up 116 home runs this year, which ranks 19th in Major League Baseball. New York as a staff has walked 315 hitters and struck out 1,035 batters. They give up a walk 3 times per 9 innings while they strike out 9.9 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.18 while their FIP as a staff is 3.70.
As a team, they are batting .256, good for 7th in the league. The Yankees hold a .459 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .333, which is good for 4th in baseball. They rank 6th in MLB with 8.8 hits per contest. Giancarlo Stanton comes into this matchup batting .280 with an OBP of .344. He has 113 hits this year along with 64 RBI in 404 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .510 with an OPS+ of 127. Didi Gregorius is hitting .261 this season and he has an OBP of .322. He has collected 100 hits in 383 at bats while driving in 59 runs. He has an OPS+ of 111 and a slugging percentage of .470. The Yankees as a unit have 914 base hits, including 195 doubles and 167 homers. New York has walked 393 times this year and they have struck out on 929 occasions. They have had 731 men left on base and have an OPS of .792. They have scored 5.19 runs per game and totaled 540 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Orioles/Yankees MLB game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Yankees -280
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