Baltimore Orioles at New York Yankees 9/21/2018 Free MLB Picks and Predictions
Friday, September 21, 2018
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Probable Pitchers: Yefry Ramirez vs. CC Sabathia
The Baltimore Orioles head to Yankee Stadium on Friday, September 21, 2018 to take on the New York Yankees. The expected starting pitchers are Yefry Ramirez for the Orioles and CC Sabathia for the Yankees.
The odds for this matchup have Baltimore at +230 and New York at -280. The Orioles have a 69-78-5 over/under mark and a 62-90-0 run line record. The Yankees are 77-74-0 against the run line and have a 70-74-7 over/under record.
Valuable Baltimore Orioles Betting Trends
The Baltimore Orioles are 69-78-5 against the over/under
The Baltimore Orioles are 62-90-0 against the run line
Important New York Yankees Betting Trends
The New York Yankees are 70-74-7 against the over/under
The New York Yankees are 77-74-0 against the run line
Key Baltimore Orioles Injuries
09/12/18 DH Mark Trumbo Knee 60-day DL (09/12)
09/12/18 P Pedro Araujo Elbow 60-day DL (09/12)
09/11/18 P Alex Cobb Blister left last game, is questionable for next start.
08/03/18 P Jhan Marinez Hamstring 10-day DL (08/03)
06/15/18 P Richard Bleier Shoulder 10-day DL (06/14)
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
09/19/18 LF Clint Frazier Concussion 60-day DL (09/19)
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 44-108 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Yefry Ramirez has a 1-6 record with an earned run average of 5.50 and a WHIP of 1.49 this year. He has 55 strikeouts over his 55.2 innings pitched and he's given up 53 hits. He allows 8.6 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 4.64. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.74 and they have given up 561 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .264 against the bullpen and they've struck out 498 hitters and walked 270 batters. As a team, Baltimore allows 9.8 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.6 batters per nine innings. They are 30th in the league in team earned run average at 5.16. The Orioles pitchers collectively have given up 1,468 base hits and 770 earned runs. They have allowed 218 home runs this season, ranking them 2nd in the league. Baltimore as a pitching staff has walked 549 batters and struck out 1,131. They have walked 3.7 men per 9 innings while striking out 7.6 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.50 and their FIP as a unit is 4.95.
As a team Baltimore is hitting .238, good for 25th in the league. The Orioles hold a .390 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .297, which is good for 29th in baseball. They rank 26th in MLB with 8.1 hits per game. Adam Jones is hitting .284 with an on-base percentage of .315. He has 155 hits this season in 545 at bats with 58 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .426 and an OPS+ of 104. Trey Mancini is hitting .239 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .297. He has totaled 129 hits and he has driven in 53 men in 540 at bats. His OPS+ is 95 while his slugging percentage is at .413. The Orioles have 1,228 hits, including 221 doubles and 179 home runs. Baltimore has walked 393 times so far this season and they have struck out 1,309 times as a unit. They have left 959 men on base and have a team OPS of .687. They score 3.82 runs per contest and have scored a total of 581 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
New York has a 93-58 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 3.80, CC Sabathia has a 7-7 record and a 1.35 WHIP this season. He has 130 strikeouts over the 142 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 143 hits. He allows 9.1 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 4.26. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.24 and they have given up 444 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .218 against the Yankees bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 672 batters and walked 199 opposing hitters. As a team, New York allows 8 hits per nine innings while striking out 10 batters per nine innings. They are 6th in the league in team earned run average at 3.71. The Yankees pitchers as a team have surrendered 1,213 base knocks and 560 earned runs this season. They have given up 162 home runs this year, which ranks 22nd in Major League Baseball. New York as a staff has walked 450 hitters and struck out 1,507 batters. They give up a walk 3 times per 9 innings while they strike out 10 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.23 while their FIP as a staff is 3.59.
As a team, they are batting .249, good for 14th in the league. The Yankees hold a .447 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .328, which is good for 9th in baseball. They rank 15th in MLB with 8.4 hits per contest. Miguel Andujar comes into this matchup batting .298 with an OBP of .331. He has 158 hits this year along with 84 RBI in 531 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .524 with an OPS+ of 125. Giancarlo Stanton is hitting .261 this season and he has an OBP of .336. He has collected 152 hits in 582 at bats while driving in 89 runs. He has an OPS+ of 120 and a slugging percentage of .493. The Yankees as a unit have 1,275 base hits, including 246 doubles and 245 homers. New York has walked 578 times this year and they have struck out on 1,313 occasions. They have had 1,030 men left on base and have an OPS of .776. They have scored 5.14 runs per game and totaled 776 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Orioles/Yankees MLB game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Orioles +230
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