New York Yankees at Baltimore Orioles Expert MLB Picks 4/6/2019
Saturday, April 6, 2019
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Probable Pitchers: J.A. Happ vs. Dylan Bundy
The New York Yankees visit Oriole Park on Saturday, April 6, 2019 to play the Baltimore Orioles. The probable starters are J.A. Happ for the Yankees and Dylan Bundy for the Orioles.
The opening line for this matchup has New York at -230 and Baltimore at +180. The Yankees have a 3-4-0 over/under record and a 3-4-0 run line mark. The Orioles are 4-3-0 against the run line and have a 4-3-0 over/under record.
Valuable New York Yankees Betting Trends
The New York Yankees are 3-4-0 against the over/under
The New York Yankees are 3-4-0 against the run line
Important Baltimore Orioles Betting Trends
The Baltimore Orioles are 4-3-0 against the over/under
The Baltimore Orioles are 4-3-0 against the run line
Key New York Yankees Injuries
04/03/19 3B Miguel Andujar Shoulder is out indefinitely
04/03/19 SS Troy Tulowitzki Calf 10-day IL (04/03)
04/01/19 DH Giancarlo Stanton Biceps 10-day IL (04/01)
03/30/19 P Ben Heller Elbow 10-day IL (03/25)
03/30/19 CF Jacoby Ellsbury Hip 10-day IL (03/25)
03/25/19 CF Aaron Hicks Back 10-day IL (03/25)
03/25/19 P CC Sabathia Knee 10-day IL (04/03)
03/25/19 P Dellin Betances Shoulder 10-day IL (03/25)
03/25/19 SS Didi Gregorius Elbow 10-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)
Key Baltimore Orioles Injuries
03/28/19 C Austin Wynns Oblique 10-day IL (03/25)
03/28/19 DH Mark Trumbo Groin 60-day IL (03/25)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Yankees have a 3-4 overall record this season. Starting pitcher J.A. Happ has a 0-1 record with an earned run average of 9.00 and a WHIP of 1.50 this season. He has 3 strikeouts over his 4 innings pitched and he's given up 5 hits. He's allowed 11.3 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 8.69. The bullpen has an earned run average of 2.36 and they have given up 18 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .184 against the bullpen and they've struck out 30 hitters and walked 12 batters. As a team, New York allows 7.3 hits per nine innings while striking out 10 batters per nine innings. They are 6th in the league in team earned run average at 2.71. The Yankees pitchers collectively have given up 51 base hits and 19 earned runs. They have allowed 5 home runs this season, ranking them 20th in the league. New York as a pitching staff has walked 24 batters and struck out 70. They have walked 3.4 men per 9 innings while striking out 10 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.19 and their FIP as a unit is 2.90.
As a team New York is hitting .245, good for 11th in the league. The Yankees hold a .406 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .349, which is good for 8th in baseball. They rank 15th in MLB with 8.0 hits per game. Aaron Judge is hitting .269 with an on-base percentage of .406. He has 7 hits this season in 26 at bats with 3 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .308 and an OPS+ of 111. Luke Voit is hitting .167 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .355. He has totaled 4 hits and he has driven in 8 men in 24 at bats. His OPS+ is 124 while his slugging percentage is at .417. The Yankees have 56 hits, including 7 doubles and 10 home runs. New York has walked 34 times so far this season and they have struck out 72 times as a unit. They have left 58 men on base and have a team OPS of .756. They score 4 runs per contest and have scored a total of 28 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Baltimore has a 4-3 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 7.36, Dylan Bundy has a 0-0 record and a 1.91 WHIP. He has 7 strikeouts over the 3.2 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 2 hits. He's allowing 4.9 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 3.22. The bullpen has an earned run average of 6.32 and they have given up 41 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .318 against the Orioles bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 27 batters and walked 16 opposing hitters. As a team, Baltimore allows 9.1 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.4 batters per nine innings. They are 23rd in the league in team earned run average at 4.87. The Orioles pitchers as a team have surrendered 62 base knocks and 33 earned runs this season. They have given up 13 home runs this year, which ranks 3rd in Major League Baseball. Baltimore as a staff has walked 33 hitters and struck out 57 batters. They give up a walk 4.9 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8.4 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.56 while their FIP as a staff is 5.62.
As a team, they are batting .242, good for 13th in the league. The Orioles hold a .377 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .305, which is good for 18th in baseball. They rank 14th in MLB with 8.1 hits per contest. Trey Mancini comes into this matchup batting .357 with an OBP of .367. He has 10 hits this year along with 8 RBI in 28 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .714 with an OPS+ of 211. Jesus Sucre is hitting .211 this season and he has an OBP of .250. He has collected 4 hits in 19 at bats while driving in 3 runs. He has an OPS+ of 52 and a slugging percentage of .263. The Orioles as a unit have 57 base hits, including 9 doubles and 7 homers. Baltimore has walked 19 times this year and they have struck out on 71 occasions. They have had 41 men left on base and have an OPS of .682. They have scored 4.14 runs per game and totaled 29 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Yankees/Orioles MLB game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Orioles +180
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