Baltimore Orioles at New York Yankees 9/23/2018 Free MLB Picks and Predictions
Sunday, September 23, 2018
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Probable Pitchers: Alex Cobb vs. J.A. Happ
The Baltimore Orioles head to Yankee Stadium on Sunday, September 23, 2018 to take on the New York Yankees. The expected starting pitchers are Alex Cobb for the Orioles and J.A. Happ for the Yankees.
The odds for this matchup have Baltimore at +250 and New York at -300. The Orioles have a 70-78-5 over/under mark and a 62-91-0 run line record. The Yankees are 78-75-0 against the run line and have a 72-74-7 over/under record.
Valuable Baltimore Orioles Betting Trends
The Baltimore Orioles are 70-78-5 against the over/under
The Baltimore Orioles are 62-91-0 against the run line
Important New York Yankees Betting Trends
The New York Yankees are 72-74-7 against the over/under
The New York Yankees are 78-75-0 against the run line
Key Baltimore Orioles Injuries
09/22/18 P Alex Cobb Blister is upgraded to probable for next scheduled start Sunday vs New York Yankees
09/22/18 P Andrew Cashner Knee is questionable for next scheduled start
09/12/18 DH Mark Trumbo Knee 60-day DL (09/12)
09/12/18 P Pedro Araujo Elbow 60-day DL (09/12)
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 44-109 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Alex Cobb has a 5-15 record with an earned run average of 4.90 and a WHIP of 1.41 this year. He has 102 strikeouts over his 152.1 innings pitched and he's given up 172 hits. He allows 10.2 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 4.79. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.76 and they have given up 565 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .263 against the bullpen and they've struck out 502 hitters and walked 273 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 5.2. The Orioles pitchers collectively have given up 1,478 base hits and 780 earned runs. They have allowed 220 home runs this season, ranking them 1st in the league. Baltimore as a pitching staff has walked 555 batters and struck out 1,138. They have walked 3.7 men per 9 innings while striking out 7.6 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.51 and their FIP as a unit is 4.97.
As a team Baltimore is hitting .239, good for 25th in the league. The Orioles hold a .391 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .298, which is good for 29th in baseball. They rank 24th in MLB with 8.1 hits per game. Adam Jones is hitting .284 with an on-base percentage of .314. He has 156 hits this season in 550 at bats with 60 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .424 and an OPS+ of 103. Trey Mancini is hitting .240 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .298. He has totaled 131 hits and he has driven in 53 men in 545 at bats. His OPS+ is 95 while his slugging percentage is at .413. The Orioles have 1,241 hits, including 221 doubles and 182 home runs. Baltimore has walked 397 times so far this season and they have struck out 1,317 times as a unit. They have left 967 men on base and have a team OPS of .689. They score 3.85 runs per contest and have scored a total of 589 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
New York has a 94-59 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 3.62, J.A. Happ has a 16-6 record and a 1.13 WHIP this season. He has 179 strikeouts over the 166.2 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 141 hits. He allows 7.6 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 3.97. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.38 and they have given up 456 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .220 against the Yankees bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 684 batters and walked 204 opposing hitters. As a team, New York allows 8.1 hits per nine innings while striking out 10 batters per nine innings. They are 8th in the league in team earned run average at 3.78. The Yankees pitchers as a team have surrendered 1,239 base knocks and 578 earned runs this season. They have given up 168 home runs this year, which ranks 19th in Major League Baseball. New York as a staff has walked 458 hitters and struck out 1,527 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 3.64.
As a team, they are batting .249, good for 15th in the league. The Yankees hold a .448 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .329, which is good for 8th in baseball. They rank 15th in MLB with 8.4 hits per contest. Miguel Andujar comes into this matchup batting .295 with an OBP of .329. He has 158 hits this year along with 84 RBI in 535 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .520 with an OPS+ of 123. Giancarlo Stanton is hitting .262 this season and he has an OBP of .338. He has collected 153 hits in 585 at bats while driving in 93 runs. He has an OPS+ of 121 and a slugging percentage of .497. The Yankees as a unit have 1,292 base hits, including 249 doubles and 249 homers. New York has walked 591 times this year and they have struck out on 1,329 occasions. They have had 1,042 men left on base and have an OPS of .777. They have scored 5.18 runs per game and totaled 792 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Orioles/Yankees MLB game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Orioles +250
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