New York Yankees at Baltimore Orioles MLB Picks & Predictions 8/6/2019
Tuesday, August 6, 2019
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Probable Pitchers: Chad Green vs. Asher Wojciechowski
Oriole Park is the venue where Jonathan Villar and the Baltimore Orioles (38-73, 5th in AL East) will play the New York Yankees (72-39, 1st in AL East) on Tuesday.
The Yankees have been a very good choice for bettors, having gone 72-39-0 SU. Baltimore is covering 34.2% of the time, going 38-73-0 straight up.
Valuable New York Yankees Betting Trends
The Yankees have been a bad Under bet for O/U baseball bettors, having gone 61-46-4.
New York is covering 56.2% of the time as the away team, having gone 27-21-0 straight up.
Important Baltimore Orioles Betting Trends
Baltimore is covering 30.9% of the time at Oriole Park, going 17-38-0 SU.
The Orioles have been a good Over bet for O/U baseball bettors, having gone 53-48-10.
Key New York Yankees Injuries
8/5/2019 Jonathan Loaisiga SP Shoulder Expected to be out until at least Aug 9
8/5/2019 Gleyber Torres SS Abdomen Expected to be out until at least Aug 6
8/4/2019 Aaron Hicks CF Elbow Expected to be out until at least Aug 25
8/4/2019 Gary Sanchez C Groin Expected to be out until at least Aug 8
8/4/2019 Gio Urshela 3B Leg Probable for Aug 5
8/3/2019 CC Sabathia SP Knee Expected to be out until at least Aug 24
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 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
7/28/2019 Dellin Betances RP Lat Expected to be out until at least Aug 20
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
8/4/2019 Miguel Castro RP Illness Probable for Aug 5
8/3/2019 John Means SP Shoulder Expected to be out until at least Aug 7
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 72-39 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Chad Green has a 2-3 record with an earned run average of 4.84 and a WHIP of 1.43 this season. He has 56 strikeouts over his 44.2 innings pitched and he's given up 53 hits. He's allowed 10.7 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 3.82. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.82 and they have given up 397 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .236 against the bullpen and they've struck out 482 hitters and walked 175 batters. 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 4.33. The Yankees pitchers collectively have given up 960 base hits and 476 earned runs. They have allowed 174 home runs this season, ranking them 5th in the league. New York as a pitching staff has walked 339 batters and struck out 1,027. They have walked 3.1 men per 9 innings while striking out 9.3 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.31 and their FIP as a unit is 4.54.
As a team New York is hitting .270, good for 3rd in the league. The Yankees hold a .475 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .345, which is good for 2nd in baseball. They rank 6th in MLB with 9.3 hits per game. Gleyber Torres is hitting .286 with an on-base percentage of .353. He has 110 hits this season in 385 at bats with 62 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .514 and an OPS+ of 128. Aaron Judge is hitting .283 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .401. He has totaled 58 hits and he has driven in 29 men in 205 at bats. His OPS+ is 139 while his slugging percentage is at .498. The Yankees have 1,027 hits, including 193 doubles and 187 home runs. New York has walked 411 times so far this season and they have struck out 979 times as a unit. They have left 730 men on base and have a team OPS of .819. They score 5.81 runs per contest and have scored a total of 645 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Baltimore has a 38-73 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 4.15, Asher Wojciechowski has a 2-4 record and a 1.07 WHIP. He has 42 strikeouts over the 34.2 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 26 hits. He's allowing 6.8 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 4.54. The bullpen has an earned run average of 5.95 and they have given up 484 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .268 against the Orioles bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 438 batters and walked 208 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 5.57. The Orioles pitchers as a team have surrendered 1,045 base knocks and 610 earned runs this season. They have given up 218 home runs this year, which ranks 1st in Major League Baseball. Baltimore as a staff has walked 395 hitters and struck out 865 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 .405 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. Jonathan Villar comes into this matchup batting .260 with an OBP of .326. He has 113 hits this year along with 49 RBI in 434 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .419 with an OPS+ of 97. Trey Mancini is hitting .280 this season and he has an OBP of .341. He has collected 116 hits in 414 at bats while driving in 62 runs. He has an OPS+ of 129 and a slugging percentage of .539. The Orioles as a unit have 931 base hits, including 165 doubles and 139 homers. Baltimore has walked 305 times this year and they have struck out on 1,012 occasions. They have had 723 men left on base and have an OPS of .710. They have scored 4.38 runs per game and totaled 486 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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