Baltimore Orioles at New York Yankees MLB Picks & Predictions 3/28/2019
Thursday, March 28, 2019
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Probable Pitchers: Andrew Cashner vs. Masahiro Tanaka
The Baltimore Orioles visit Yankee Stadium on Thursday, March 28, 2019 to play the New York Yankees. The probable starters are Andrew Cashner for the Orioles and Masahiro Tanaka for the Yankees.
The opening line for this matchup has Baltimore at +210 and New York at -265. The Orioles had a 73-83-6 over/under record and a 68-94-0 run line mark last season. The Yankees were 86-81-0 against the run line and had a 82-78-7 over/under record.
Valuable Baltimore Orioles Betting Trends
The Baltimore Orioles were 73-83-6 against the over/under last year
The Baltimore Orioles were 68-94-0 against the run line last season
Important New York Yankees Betting Trends
The New York Yankees were 82-78-7 against the over/under last year
The New York Yankees were 86-81-0 against the run line last season
Key Baltimore Orioles Injuries
03/25/19 DH Mark Trumbo Groin is out indefinitely
Key New York Yankees Injuries
03/25/19 CF Aaron Hicks Back 10-day IL (03/25)
03/25/19 P CC Sabathia Knee 10-day IL (03/25)
03/25/19 P Dellin Betances Shoulder 10-day IL (03/25)
03/25/19 SS Didi Gregorius Elbow 60-day IL (03/25)
03/25/19 P Jordan Montgomery Elbow 60-day IL (03/23)
03/25/19 P Luis Severino Shoulder 10-day IL (03/25)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Orioles had a 47-115 overall record last season. Starting pitcher Andrew Cashner had a 4-15 record with an earned run average of 5.29 and a WHIP of 1.58. He had 99 strikeouts over his 153 innings pitched and he gave up 177 hits. He allowed 10.4 hits per 9 innings and he had a FIP of 5.33. The bullpen had an earned run average of 4.78 and they gave up 607 base hits on the year. Teams hit .262 against the bullpen while striking out 539 hitters and walking 287 batters. As a team, Baltimore allowed 9.8 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.6 batters per nine innings. They were 30th in the league in team earned run average at 5.18. The Orioles pitchers collectively gave up 1,552 base hits and 824 earned runs last year. They allowed 234 home runs last season, ranking them 1st in the league. Baltimore as a pitching staff walked 589 batters and struck out 1,203. They walked 3.7 men per 9 innings while striking out 7.6 per 9. They had a team WHIP of 1.50 and their FIP as a unit was 4.98.
As a team Baltimore hit .239, good for 24th in the league. The Orioles held a .391 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .298, which was good for 29th in baseball. They ranked 24th in MLB with 8.1 hits per game. Chris Davis hit .168 with an on-base percentage of .243 last year. He had 79 hits last season in 470 at bats with 49 runs batted in. He had a slugging percentage of .296 and an OPS+ of 50. Trey Mancini hit .242 last year and he had an on-base percentage of .299. He totaled 141 hits and he drove in 58 men in 582 at bats. His OPS+ was 97 while his slugging percentage was at .416. The Orioles had 1,317 hits last season, including 242 doubles and 188 home runs. Baltimore walked 422 times last year and they struck out 1,412 times as a unit. They left 1,027 men on base and had a team OPS of .689. They scored 3.84 runs per contest and scored a total of 622 runs last year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
New York had a 100-62 overall mark last year. With an earned run average of 3.75, Masahiro Tanaka had a 12-6 record and a 1.13 WHIP. He had 159 strikeouts over the 156 innings he pitched. He also gave up 141 hits. He allowed 8.1 hits per nine innings and his FIP stood at 4.02. The bullpen had an earned run average of 3.38 and they gave up 493 base hits on the year. Teams hit .219 against the Yankees bullpen. Their relievers struck out 753 batters and walked 227 opposing hitters. As a team, New York allowed 8.1 hits per nine innings while striking out 10.1 batters per nine innings. They were 10th in the league in team earned run average at 3.78. The Yankees pitchers as a team surrendered 1,311 base knocks and 611 earned runs last season. They gave up 177 home runs last year, which ranked 18th in Major League Baseball. New York as a staff walked 494 hitters and struck out 1,634 batters. They gave up a walk 3.1 times per 9 innings while they struck out 10.1 per 9. Their team WHIP was 1.24 while their FIP as a staff was 3.64.
As a team, they batted .249, good for 16th in the league. The Yankees held a .451 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .329, which was good for 7th in baseball. They ranked 16th in MLB with 8.5 hits per contest. Aaron Judge comes into this matchup after batting .278 with an OBP of .392 last season. He had 115 hits last year along with 67 RBI in 413 AB's. He maintained a slugging percentage of .528 with an OPS+ of 145. Giancarlo Stanton hit .266 last season and he had an OBP of .343. He collected 164 hits in 617 at bats while driving in 100 runs. He had an OPS+ of 126 and a slugging percentage of .509. The Yankees as a unit had 1,374 base hits last season, including 269 doubles and 267 homers. New York walked 625 times last year and they struck out on 1,421 occasions. They left 1,100 men on base and had an OPS of .781. They scored 5.25 runs per game and totaled 851 runs last year.
Who will win tonight's Orioles/Yankees MLB game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Orioles +210
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