New York Yankees vs Baltimore Orioles Prediction, 4/28/2021 MLB Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: New York Yankees vs Baltimore Orioles
Date: Wednesday, April 28, 2021
Location: Oriole Park in Baltimore, MD
Odds/Point Spread: New York (-170) Baltimore (+160)
Oriole Park is the site where Dean Kremer and the Baltimore Orioles (10-12, 4th in AL East) will take on the New York Yankees (9-13, 5th in AL East) on Wednesday. The Yankees open this matchup at -170 while the Orioles are coming in at +160. The over/under opens at 8.5. The pitchers who are expected to start are Domingo German and Dean Kremer.
New York owns a slugging percentage of .348 and have been rung up 197 times, while taking a walk on 97 occasions. They have 72 runs batted in as well as 145 hits over the course of the season, and their team batting average is at .203. The Yankees have tallied 25 doubles as a squad and have knocked 26 balls out of the park. They have racked up 77 runs scored and have an on-base percentage of .302. As a squad, the New York Yankees are earning 3.5 runs per game, which puts them at 27th in baseball.
The Yankees have a team ERA of 3.44 so far this year (7th in the league), and their staff has struck out 234 hitters. They have walked 60 players from the other team and their FIP sits at 3.47 as a team this year. Their K/BB ratio is 3.90 and their pitching staff has earned a collective WHIP of 1.11. Yankees pitchers have yielded 25 long balls and 87 total runs (11th in baseball).
Yankees pitchers have entered the game with opponents on base 17 times in addition to having 28 appearances in high leverage situations. The bullpen have accumulated 9 holds for the season (20th in MLB). The Yankees relievers have earned a save percentage of 100.0% and has entered the game in 15 save situations. They have earned 6 saves on the year. The bullpen pitchers have inherited 23 runners so far this season with 17.4% of those runners crossed the plate. The Yankees have dispatched 69 relievers to the mound on the campaign.
The New York Yankees have a tally of 588 putouts so far this season, as well as 165 assists and 14 errors. Their fielding percentage is currently at .982 which ranks 23rd in baseball, and they have twisted 151 double plays. The Yankees have converted 70.3% of balls hit into play into outs in their 1,764 innings, which ranks them 17th in the majors.
German has thrown 256 innings and has tallied 286 punch outs during his career. His earned run average is 4.61 (131 earned runs allowed) and his career WHIP is 1.250. He has conceded 236 base hits (8.3 hits per 9 innings) and has 84 free passes. German (21-13 career record) holds a FIP of 4.59 and he has gone up against 1,094 hitters in the majors.
Baltimore has 22 home runs over the course of the season as well as 81 RBIs. They have put up 40 two-baggers, while taking a walk 58 times and scoring 86 runs. The Baltimore Orioles have tallied a team on-base percentage of .287 as well as a team batting average of .228 so far this season. The Orioles hold a team slugging % of .378 and they tally 3.91 runs per contest (21st in the league). They have struck out on 215 occasions (9th in MLB) and have earned 167 base knocks.
The Orioles are sitting with a team WHIP of 1.260 and have a FIP of 4.16 as a staff over the course of the season. They rank 18th in baseball as a staff in total hits allowed with 171. The Baltimore pitching staff have given up 90 runs on the season while holding an ERA of 4.00 (85 earned runs surrendered). Their strikeout to walk ratio comes in at 2.66 (186 strikeouts vs 70 free passes). They have surrendered 26 long balls and they concede 4.24 runs per 9 innings (9th in baseball).
Sitting with 25 save situations, the Orioles have 14 holds in addition to 4 blown saves. Baltimore has called on relievers to enter the game in 10 save chances and they have earned 6 saves. Their relievers have taken the field 28 times in high leverage situations in addition to 31 occasions with base runners. Baltimore relievers have an inherited score rate of 32.6% out of their 46 inherited runners. They are ranked 18th in MLB with a save rate of 60.0%, and they have dispatched 78 bullpen pitchers to the hill so far this season.
The Baltimore Orioles have turned 14 double plays and have earned a fielding percentage of .985 (12th in the majors). The Orioles have recorded 194 assists, 12 errors and have notched a total of 575 putouts over the course of the season. In their 1,725 innings played, the Orioles are sitting with a efficiency on defense of 70.6% (12th in the majors).
So far in his MLB career, Kremer has surrendered 29 hits while earning 36 punch outs in 29 frames. He has conceded 18 earned runs while earning a WHIP of 1.602 and having a FIP of 3.4. He has a strikeout to walk ratio of 2.00 and he has gone up against 133 opposing hitters in his career. Kremer (1-2 career record) holds a 5.52 ERA and has surrendered 8.9 hits per 9 innings.
Who will win tonight's MLB game ATS?
Guy Bruhn's Pick: Take Baltimore (+160)
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