New York Yankees vs Baltimore Orioles Prediction, 4/16/2022 MLB Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: New York Yankees vs Baltimore Orioles
Date: Saturday, April 16, 2022
Location: Oriole Park at Camden Yards in Baltimore, MD
Odds/Point Spread: New York (-195) Baltimore (+165)
The New York Yankees (3-3) are hitting the road to Oriole Park at Camden Yards on Saturday where they will meet the Baltimore Orioles (1-5). The line on this contest has the Yankees at -195 while the Orioles are coming in at +165. The betting total comes in at 9. The expected starting pitchers are Jameson Taillon and Tyler Wells.
The Yankees have recorded 9 two-baggers as a team and have hit 9 baseballs out of the stadium. New York has a slugging rate of .415 and have struck out 52 times, while drawing a walk on 22 occasions. As a team, the New York Yankees are putting up 3.5 runs per game, which has them sitting at 23rd in MLB. They have accrued 20 runs batted in and 45 base knocks on the year, while their batting average sits at .231. They have tallied 21 runs scored while holding a team on-base percentage of .321.
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The Yankees have an earned run average of 2.89 on the campaign (7th in the league), and the staff has rung up 58 hitters. They have earned a strikeout to walk ratio of 4.46 and their pitching staff sits with a WHIP of 0.98. Yankees pitchers have allowed 7 home runs and 20 total runs (10th in MLB). They have walked 13 opposing players and their FIP is 3.39 as a team for the season.
Yankees pitchers have entered the game with runners on base 8 times and also have had 7 appearances in high leverage situations. The bullpen have a total of 4 holds this season (13th in baseball). The Yankees relief pitchers have recorded a save percentage of 100.0% and stepped onto the hill in 5 save situations. They have tallied 1 save over the course of the season and have blown 0 of their 1 save opportunities. The relievers have inherited 11 base runners over the course of the season with 18.2% of those players ended up scoring. The Yankees have dispatched 27 relievers to the hill over the course of the season.
The New York Yankees have earned 168 putouts this year, as well as 59 assists and 3 errors. Their fielding rate is currently at .987 which is 11th in pro baseball, and they have turned 4 double plays. The Yankees have turned 74.2% of balls hit into play into outs out of 504 innings on the field, ranking them 5th in MLB.
Taillon has pitched in 615 innings and has accumulated 565 strikeouts so far in his pro baseball career. His ERA is 3.82 (261 ER's allowed) and his career WHIP is 1.235. He has conceded 599 base knocks (8.8 hits per 9 innings) and has 161 walks. Taillon (37-31 win-loss record in his career) holds a FIP of 3.75 while he has faced 2,571 batters in the major leagues.
Baltimore has a total of 3 home runs so far this year to go along with 12 RBIs. They have tallied 10 doubles, while getting a free base 24 times as well as putting up 12 runs. The Baltimore Orioles have compiled an on-base percentage of .300 in addition to a team batting average of .201 this season. The Orioles hold a slugging percentage of .299 and they average 2.00 runs per game (30th in the league). They have struck out on 68 occasions (1st in the league) and have 39 base hits.
The Orioles have a team WHIP of 1.392 with a FIP of 3.17 as a pitching staff on the campaign. They come in at 22nd in the league as a staff in total hits given up with 49. The Baltimore pitching staff have given up 24 runs on the campaign while having a team ERA of 3.71 (21 earned runs allowed). They currently have a K/BB ratio of 1.86 (41 strikeouts against 22 bases on balls). They have conceded 2 HR's and they concede 4.24 runs per 9 innings (16th in baseball).
With 3 save situations, the Orioles have compiled 2 holds and 0 blown saves. Baltimore has had relievers enter the contest in 1 save chance and they have walked away with 1 save. Their relievers have stepped onto the mound 7 times in high leverage situations and on 6 occasions with runners on base. Baltimore relief pitchers have an inherited score rate of 33.3% out of their 9 inherited runners. They sit at 2nd in MLB holding a save percentage of 100.0%, and they have dispatched 24 bullpen pitchers to the hill this year.
Out of their 459 innings on the diamond, the Orioles hold a defensive efficiency of 67.6% (26th in baseball). The Baltimore Orioles have gotten 7 double plays and have notched a fielding percentage of .982 (22nd in baseball). The Orioles have 63 assists, 4 errors and have notched a total of 153 putouts for the year.
During his career, Wells has given up 43 base knocks while he has earned 67 strikeouts in 58 frames. He has surrendered a total of 30 ER's while earning a WHIP of 0.972 and having a FIP of 3.9. He has a K/BB ratio of 4.79 and he has gone up against 234 opposing hitters in his pro baseball career. Wells (2-4 career mark) has a 4.60 ERA while surrendering 6.6 hits per 9 innings.
Who will win tonight's MLB game against the spread or moneyline?
Tony Sink's Pick: Take New York (-195)
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