New York Yankees at Baltimore Orioles MLB Picks & Predictions 8/5/2019
Monday, August 5, 2019
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Probable Pitchers: Masahiro Tanaka vs. John Means
Trey Mancini and the Baltimore Orioles (37-73, 5th in AL East) host the New York Yankees (71-39, 1st in AL East) at Oriole Park on Monday, August 5, 2019.
The Yankees have been bad for Vegas oddsmakers, having gone 71-39-0 SU. Baltimore is covering 33.6% of the time, going 37-73-0 straight up.
Valuable New York Yankees Betting Trends
The Yankees have been a rough Under choice for over/under bettors, having gone 60-46-4.
New York is covering 56.2% of the time away from home, having gone 27-21-0 straight up.
Important Baltimore Orioles Betting Trends
Baltimore is covering 29.6% of the time at Oriole Park, going 16-38-0 SU.
The Orioles have been an inconsistent Under choice for over/under bettors, having gone 53-48-9.
Key New York Yankees Injuries
8/3/2019 CC Sabathia SP Knee Expected to be out until at least Aug 24
8/3/2019 Aaron Hicks CF Elbow Expected to be out until at least Aug 5
8/3/2019 Didi Gregorius SS Finger Probable for Aug 4
8/3/2019 Jake Barrett RP Elbow Expected to be out until at least Sep 1
8/3/2019 Edwin Encarnacion DH Wrist Expected to be out until at least Sep 1
8/2/2019 J.A SP Paternity List Expected to be out until at least Aug 4
7/31/2019 Luke Voit 1B Abdomen Expected to be out until at least Aug 15
7/31/2019 David Hale RP Back Expected to be out until at least Aug 7
7/31/2019 Greg Bird 1B Foot Expected to be out until at least Aug 15
7/30/2019 Gary Sanchez C Groin Expected to be out until at least Aug 5
7/28/2019 Dellin Betances RP Lat Expected to be out until at least Aug 20
7/27/2019 Jonathan Loaisiga SP Shoulder Expected to be out until at least Aug 7
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
7/21/2019 Giancarlo Stanton LF Knee Expected to be out until at least Aug 15
6/30/2019 Jacoby Ellsbury CF Foot 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
Key Baltimore Orioles Injuries
8/3/2019 John Means SP Shoulder Expected to be out until at least Aug 7
8/3/2019 Miguel Castro RP Illness Probable for Aug 4
8/1/2019 Asher Wojciechowski SP Hip Expected to be out until at least Aug 6
8/1/2019 Mark Trumbo LF Knee Expected to be out until at least Sep 1
7/30/2019 Dwight Smith LF Calf Expected to be out until at least Aug 10
7/1/2019 Josh Rogers RP Elbow Out for the season
6/11/2019 Alex Cobb SP Hip Out for the season
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Yankees have a 71-39 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Masahiro Tanaka has a 7-6 record with an earned run average of 4.78 and a WHIP of 1.28 this season. He has 106 strikeouts over his 124.1 innings pitched and he's given up 127 hits. He's allowed 9.2 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 4.53. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.85 and they have given up 397 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .237 against the bullpen and they've struck out 478 hitters and walked 173 batters. As a team, New York allows 8.7 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.4 batters per nine innings. They are 11th in the league in team earned run average at 4.33. The Yankees pitchers collectively have given up 953 base hits and 472 earned runs. They have allowed 172 home runs this season, ranking them 5th in the league. New York as a pitching staff has walked 336 batters and struck out 1,021. They have walked 3.1 men per 9 innings while striking out 9.4 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.31 and their FIP as a unit is 4.53.
As a team New York is hitting .270, good for 3rd in the league. The Yankees hold a .473 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .344, which is good for 3rd in baseball. They rank 6th in MLB with 9.2 hits per game. Aaron Judge is hitting .284 with an on-base percentage of .401. He has 57 hits this season in 201 at bats with 28 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .488 and an OPS+ of 137. Gleyber Torres is hitting .288 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .354. He has totaled 110 hits and he has driven in 62 men in 382 at bats. His OPS+ is 129 while his slugging percentage is at .518. The Yankees have 1,017 hits, including 188 doubles and 185 home runs. New York has walked 407 times so far this season and they have struck out 974 times as a unit. They have left 723 men on base and have a team OPS of .818. They score 5.8 runs per contest and have scored a total of 638 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Baltimore has a 37-73 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 3.12, John Means has a 8-6 record and a 1.14 WHIP. He has 78 strikeouts over the 98 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 85 hits. He's allowing 7.8 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 4.46. The bullpen has an earned run average of 5.96 and they have given up 472 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .267 against the Orioles bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 429 batters and walked 206 opposing hitters. As a team, Baltimore allows 9.5 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.9 batters per nine innings. They are 30th in the league in team earned run average at 5.58. The Orioles pitchers as a team have surrendered 1,032 base knocks and 605 earned runs this season. They have given up 216 home runs this year, which ranks 1st in Major League Baseball. Baltimore as a staff has walked 391 hitters and struck out 856 batters. They give up a walk 3.6 times per 9 innings while they strike out 7.9 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.46 while their FIP as a staff is 5.70.
As a team, they are batting .244, good for 24th in the league. The Orioles hold a .406 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .305, which is good for 25th in baseball. They rank 20th in MLB with 8.4 hits per contest. Trey Mancini comes into this matchup batting .279 with an OBP of .341. He has 114 hits this year along with 60 RBI in 409 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .538 with an OPS+ of 129. Jonathan Villar is hitting .263 this season and he has an OBP of .327. He has collected 113 hits in 430 at bats while driving in 49 runs. He has an OPS+ of 98 and a slugging percentage of .423. The Orioles as a unit have 925 base hits, including 163 doubles and 139 homers. Baltimore has walked 296 times this year and they have struck out on 1,007 occasions. They have had 715 men left on base and have an OPS of .710. They have scored 4.36 runs per game and totaled 480 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Yankees/Orioles MLB game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Yankees
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