New York Yankees at Baltimore Orioles 5/31/2018 Free MLB Picks and Predictions
Thursday, May 31, 2018
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Probable Pitchers: Sonny Gray vs. Andrew Cashner
Oriole Park is the site of the matchup between the New York Yankees and the Baltimore Orioles on Thursday, May 31, 2018. The probable starting pitchers are Sonny Gray for the Yankees and Andrew Cashner for the Orioles.
New York opens at -165 while Baltimore opens at +155. The Yankees have a 30-20-1 over/under record and a 28-23-0 run line mark. The Orioles are 20-35-0 against the run line and have a 25-29-1 over/under record.
Valuable New York Yankees Betting Trends
The New York Yankees are 30-20-1 against the over/under
The New York Yankees are 28-23-0 against the run line
Important Baltimore Orioles Betting Trends
The Baltimore Orioles are 25-29-1 against the over/under
The Baltimore Orioles are 20-35-0 against the run line
Key New York Yankees Injuries
05/02/18 CF Jacoby Ellsbury Oblique 60-day DL (03/26)
05/02/18 P Jordan Montgomery Elbow 10-day DL (05/02)
04/21/18 P Adam Warren Back 10-day DL (04/21)
04/20/18 P Luis Cessa Oblique 10-day DL (04/18)
04/04/18 P Ben Heller Elbow 60-day DL (03/27)
04/01/18 RF Billy McKinney Shoulder 10-day DL (04/01)
Key Baltimore Orioles Injuries
05/11/18 P Chris Tillman Back 10-day DL (05/11)
05/09/18 P Darren O'Day Elbow 10-day DL (05/07)
05/02/18 SS Luis Sardinas Back 10-day DL (04/29)
04/26/18 SS Tim Beckham Groin 60-day DL (04/24)
04/25/18 P Gabriel Ynoa Shin 60-day DL (03/26)
04/07/18 LF Colby Rasmus Hip 10-day DL (04/07)
03/26/18 P Zach Britton Achilles 60-day DL (02/15)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Yankees have a 34-17 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Sonny Gray has a 3-4 record with an earned run average of 5.98 and a WHIP of 1.71 this year. He has 44 strikeouts over his 49.2 innings pitched and he's given up 57 hits. He's allowed 10.3 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 4.79. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.38 and they have given up 145 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .208 against the bullpen and they've struck out 250 hitters and walked 76 batters. As a team, New York allows 7.5 hits per nine innings while striking out 10 batters per nine innings. They are 12th in the league in team earned run average at 3.87. The Yankees pitchers collectively have given up 384 base hits and 197 earned runs. They have allowed 56 home runs this season, ranking them 19th in the league. New York as a pitching staff has walked 172 batters and struck out 507. They have walked 3.4 men per 9 innings while striking out 10 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.21 and their FIP as a unit is 3.71.
As a team New York is hitting .254, good for 9th in the league. The Yankees hold a .464 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .338, which is good for 2nd in baseball. They rank 11th in MLB with 8.7 hits per game. Aaron Judge is hitting .283 with an on-base percentage of .418. He has 53 hits this season in 187 at bats with 39 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .567 and an OPS+ of 165. Giancarlo Stanton is hitting .246 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .323. He has totaled 48 hits and he has driven in 28 men in 195 at bats. His OPS+ is 114 while his slugging percentage is at .477. The Yankees have 442 hits, including 99 doubles and 84 home runs. New York has walked 211 times so far this season and they have struck out 453 times as a unit. They have left 359 men on base and have a team OPS of .801. They score 5.65 runs per contest and have scored a total of 288 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Baltimore has a 17-38 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 5.07, Andrew Cashner has a 2-6 record and a 1.67 WHIP this season. He has 54 strikeouts over the 60.1 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 70 hits. He allows 10.4 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 5.29. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.32 and they have given up 195 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .257 against the Orioles bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 183 batters and walked 92 opposing hitters. As a team, Baltimore allows 10.1 hits per nine innings while striking out 8 batters per nine innings. They are 29th in the league in team earned run average at 5.08. The Orioles pitchers as a team have surrendered 535 base knocks and 269 earned runs this season. They have given up 74 home runs this year, which ranks 4th in Major League Baseball. Baltimore as a staff has walked 194 hitters and struck out 425 batters. They give up a walk 3.7 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.53 while their FIP as a staff is 4.70.
As a team, they are batting .232, good for 26th in the league. The Orioles hold a .388 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .295, which is good for 28th in baseball. They rank 23rd in MLB with 7.9 hits per contest. Manny Machado comes into this matchup batting .322 with an OBP of .392. He has 68 hits this year along with 44 RBI in 211 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .602 with an OPS+ of 171. Adam Jones is hitting .278 this season and he has an OBP of .295. He has collected 60 hits in 216 at bats while driving in 25 runs. He has an OPS+ of 106 and a slugging percentage of .463. The Orioles as a unit have 428 base hits, including 87 doubles and 63 homers. Baltimore has walked 155 times this year and they have struck out on 490 occasions. They have had 352 men left on base and have an OPS of .682. They have scored 3.83 runs per game and totaled 207 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Yankees/Orioles MLB game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Orioles +155
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