New York Yankees at Baltimore Orioles 8/24/2018 Free MLB Picks and Predictions
Friday, August 24, 2018
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Probable Pitchers: CC Sabathia vs. Alex Cobb
The New York Yankees visit Oriole Park on Friday, August 24, 2018 to play the Baltimore Orioles. The probable starters are CC Sabathia for the Yankees and Alex Cobb for the Orioles.
The opening line for this matchup has New York at -195 and Baltimore at +182. The Yankees have a 58-61-7 over/under record and a 66-60-0 run line mark. The Orioles are 53-74-0 against the run line and have a 55-67-5 over/under record.
Valuable New York Yankees Betting Trends
The New York Yankees are 58-61-7 against the over/under
The New York Yankees are 66-60-0 against the run line
Important Baltimore Orioles Betting Trends
The Baltimore Orioles are 55-67-5 against the over/under
The Baltimore Orioles are 53-74-0 against the run line
Key New York Yankees Injuries
08/22/18 P Aroldis Chapman Knee 10-day DL (08/22)
08/19/18 SS Didi Gregorius Heel 10-day DL (08/20)
08/13/18 P CC Sabathia Knee 10-day DL (08/13)
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)
Key Baltimore Orioles Injuries
08/21/18 DH Mark Trumbo Knee 10-day DL (08/20)
08/03/18 P Jhan Marinez Hamstring 10-day DL (08/03)
07/04/18 3B Steve Wilkerson Oblique 10-day DL (07/04)
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)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Yankees have a 79-47 overall record this season. Starting pitcher CC Sabathia has a 7-4 record with an earned run average of 3.32 and a WHIP of 1.28 this season. He has 106 strikeouts over his 119.1 innings pitched and he's given up 112 hits. He's allowed 8.4 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 4.38. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.16 and they have given up 361 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .213 against the bullpen and they've struck out 574 hitters and walked 174 batters. As a team, New York allows 7.9 hits per nine innings while striking out 10 batters per nine innings. They are 7th in the league in team earned run average at 3.72. The Yankees pitchers collectively have given up 993 base hits and 470 earned runs. They have allowed 143 home runs this season, ranking them 19th in the league. New York as a pitching staff has walked 398 batters and struck out 1,267. They have walked 3.2 men per 9 innings while striking out 10 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.22 and their FIP as a unit is 3.74.
As a team New York is hitting .253, good for 10th in the league. The Yankees hold a .452 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .330, which is good for 4th in baseball. They rank 7th in MLB with 8.6 hits per game. Miguel Andujar is hitting .295 with an on-base percentage of .327. He has 130 hits this season in 440 at bats with 66 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .523 and an OPS+ of 124. Giancarlo Stanton is hitting .286 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .354. He has totaled 140 hits and he has driven in 81 men in 490 at bats. His OPS+ is 137 while his slugging percentage is at .541. The Yankees have 1,089 hits, including 222 doubles and 202 home runs. New York has walked 472 times so far this season and they have struck out 1,109 times as a unit. They have left 876 men on base and have a team OPS of .781. They score 5.17 runs per contest and have scored a total of 652 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Baltimore has a 37-90 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 5.09, Alex Cobb has a 4-15 record and a 1.43 WHIP. He has 88 strikeouts over the 132.2 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 156 hits. He's allowing 10.6 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 4.55. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.72 and they have given up 458 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .266 against the Orioles bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 400 batters and walked 218 opposing hitters. As a team, Baltimore allows 9.8 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.5 batters per nine innings. They are 29th in the league in team earned run average at 5.12. The Orioles pitchers as a team have surrendered 1,224 base knocks and 640 earned runs this season. They have given up 176 home runs this year, which ranks 3rd in Major League Baseball. Baltimore as a staff has walked 458 hitters and struck out 941 batters. They give up a walk 3.7 times per 9 innings while they strike out 7.5 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.50 while their FIP as a staff is 4.89.
As a team, they are batting .236, good for 28th in the league. The Orioles hold a .395 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .298, which is good for 29th in baseball. They rank 27th in MLB with 8.0 hits per contest. Adam Jones comes into this matchup batting .281 with an OBP of .315. He has 132 hits this year along with 49 RBI in 469 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .431 with an OPS+ of 104. Trey Mancini is hitting .235 this season and he has an OBP of .299. He has collected 105 hits in 446 at bats while driving in 40 runs. He has an OPS+ of 88 and a slugging percentage of .386. The Orioles as a unit have 1,022 base hits, including 197 doubles and 156 homers. Baltimore has walked 349 times this year and they have struck out on 1,106 occasions. They have had 810 men left on base and have an OPS of .693. They have scored 3.84 runs per game and totaled 488 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Yankees/Orioles MLB game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Yankees -195
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