Baltimore Orioles at New York Yankees MLB Picks & Predictions 8/14/2019
Wednesday, August 14, 2019
Get todays MLB odds and lines on this game.
Probable Pitchers: Dylan Bundy vs. J.A. Happ
Trey Mancini and the Baltimore Orioles (39-80, 5th in AL East) are headed to Yankee Stadium on Wednesday where they'll take on the New York Yankees (79-41, 1st in AL East).
The Orioles have been very good for oddsmakers, having gone 39-80-0 SU. The Yankees cover 65.8% of the time, going 79-41-0 straight up.
Valuable Baltimore Orioles Betting Trends
The Orioles have been a hot and cold Under option for over/under wagerers, having gone 60-49-10.
The Orioles cover 36.2% of the time as the road team, having gone 21-37-0 straight up.
Important New York Yankees Betting Trends
New York covers 71.4% of the time at Yankee Stadium, going 45-18-0 SU.
The Yankees have been an awful Under option for over/under wagerers, having gone 67-49-4.
Key Baltimore Orioles Injuries
8/12/2019 Dwight Smith LF Calf Expected to be out until at least Aug 24
8/7/2019 DJ Stewart RF Concussion Expected to be out until at least Aug 14
8/1/2019 Mark Trumbo LF Knee Expected to be out until at least Sep 1
7/1/2019 Josh Rogers RP Elbow Out for the season
6/11/2019 Alex Cobb SP Hip Out for the season
Key New York Yankees Injuries
8/12/2019 Luke Voit 1B Abdomen Expected to be out until at least Aug 20
8/12/2019 Dellin Betances RP Lat Expected to be out until at least Sep 1
8/12/2019 Aaron Hicks CF Elbow Expected to be out until at least Sep 12
8/11/2019 Giancarlo Stanton LF Knee Expected to be out until at least Aug 25
8/11/2019 CC Sabathia SP Knee Expected to be out until at least Aug 15
8/11/2019 Stephen Tarpley RP Elbow Expected to be out until at least Aug 21
8/11/2019 Jacoby Ellsbury CF Foot Expected to be out until at least Sep 18
8/10/2019 Jonathan Loaisiga SP Shoulder Expected to be out until at least Aug 14
8/10/2019 Jonathan Holder RP Shoulder Expected to be out until at least Aug 17
8/7/2019 David Hale RP Back Expected to be out until at least Aug 15
8/3/2019 Edwin Encarnacion DH Wrist Expected to be out until at least Sep 1
8/3/2019 Jake Barrett RP Elbow Expected to be out until at least Sep 1
7/31/2019 Greg Bird 1B Foot Expected to be out until at least Aug 15
7/25/2019 Luis Severino SP Lat Expected to be out until at least Sep 1
7/22/2019 Ben Heller RP Forearm Expected to be out until at least Sep 1
6/20/2019 Jordan Montgomery SP Shoulder Expected to be out until at least Aug 15
5/21/2019 Miguel Andujar DH Shoulder Out for the season
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Orioles have a 39-80 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Dylan Bundy has a 5-12 record with an earned run average of 5.04 and a WHIP of 1.35 this season. He has 118 strikeouts over his 114.1 innings pitched and he's given up 115 hits. He's allowed 9.1 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 5.06. The bullpen has an earned run average of 6.31 and they have given up 538 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .276 against the bullpen and they've struck out 460 hitters and walked 226 batters. As a team, Baltimore allows 9.8 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.8 batters per nine innings. They are 30th in the league in team earned run average at 5.88. The Orioles pitchers collectively have given up 1,147 base hits and 690 earned runs. They have allowed 248 home runs this season, ranking them 1st in the league. Baltimore as a pitching staff has walked 425 batters and struck out 920. They have walked 3.6 men per 9 innings while striking out 7.8 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.49 and their FIP as a unit is 5.89.
As a team Baltimore is hitting .245, good for 23rd in the league. The Orioles hold a .411 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .307, which is good for 26th in baseball. They rank 18th in MLB with 8.5 hits per game. Trey Mancini is hitting .279 with an on-base percentage of .343. He has 124 hits this season in 445 at bats with 70 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .542 and an OPS+ of 130. Jonathan Villar is hitting .269 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .338. He has totaled 125 hits and he has driven in 52 men in 464 at bats. His OPS+ is 105 while his slugging percentage is at .440. The Orioles have 1,006 hits, including 183 doubles and 151 home runs. Baltimore has walked 328 times so far this season and they have struck out 1,087 times as a unit. They have left 777 men on base and have a team OPS of .718. They score 4.39 runs per contest and have scored a total of 523 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
New York has a 79-41 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 5.48, J.A. Happ has a 9-7 record and a 1.35 WHIP. He has 95 strikeouts over the 120 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 130 hits. He's allowing 9.8 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 5.68. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.95 and they have given up 431 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .236 against the Yankees bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 525 batters and walked 195 opposing hitters. As a team, New York allows 8.7 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.3 batters per nine innings. They are 11th in the league in team earned run average at 4.37. The Yankees pitchers as a team have surrendered 1,032 base knocks and 519 earned runs this season. They have given up 190 home runs this year, which ranks 5th in Major League Baseball. New York as a staff has walked 369 hitters and struck out 1,103 batters. They give up a walk 3.1 times per 9 innings while they strike out 9.3 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.31 while their FIP as a staff is 4.58.
As a team, they are batting .271, good for 3rd in the league. The Yankees hold a .487 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .345, which is good for 2nd in baseball. They rank 5th in MLB with 9.3 hits per contest. Aaron Judge comes into this matchup batting .268 with an OBP of .397. He has 62 hits this year along with 30 RBI in 231 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .463 with an OPS+ of 130. Gleyber Torres is hitting .283 this season and he has an OBP of .349. He has collected 114 hits in 403 at bats while driving in 69 runs. He has an OPS+ of 128 and a slugging percentage of .524. The Yankees as a unit have 1,117 base hits, including 212 doubles and 217 homers. New York has walked 441 times this year and they have struck out on 1,042 occasions. They have had 777 men left on base and have an OPS of .832. They have scored 5.96 runs per game and totaled 715 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Orioles/Yankees MLB game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Orioles
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