Baltimore Orioles vs New York Yankees Prediction, 7/5/2023 MLB Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Baltimore Orioles vs New York Yankees
Date: Wednesday, July 5, 2023
Location: Yankee Stadium in Bronx, NY
The New York Yankees (46-38) host the Baltimore Orioles (49-33) at Yankee Stadium on Wednesday. The starting pitchers will be Dean Kremer and Randy Vasquez.
As a unit, the Baltimore Orioles are knocking in 4.8 runs/g, which ranks them 9th in the league. They have earned 391 runs and have an on-base percentage of .319. The Orioles have accrued 145 doubles as a unit and have smacked 96 balls out of the park. They have tallied 378 RBI's in addition to 687 hits for the season, while their average at the plate sits at .249. Baltimore has a slugging rate of .415 and have been rung up 677 times, while being walked on 271 occasions.
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The Orioles have compiled a team ERA of 4.25 so far this season (17th in baseball), and they have struck out 763 hitters. Orioles pitchers have surrendered 99 home runs in addition to 371 runs (15th in baseball). They have walked 254 opposing players and their FIP comes in at 4.12 as a team on the campaign. Baltimore has given up 720 hits (8.8 per 9 innings) in addition to 348 earned runs. Their K/BB ratio is 3.00 and the pitching staff sits with a WHIP of 1.32.
The Orioles have dispatched 291 relief pitchers to the hill so far this year. The bullpen pitchers have inherited 160 base runners this season with 34.4% of those players ended up crossing the plate. They have 26 saves on the season and have blown 16 out of their 42 chances to save the game. The Orioles relief pitchers have a save percentage of 61.9% and has come into the game in 111 save situations. The relievers have a total of 67 holds so far this season (1st in baseball). Orioles pitchers have stepped onto the hill with players on base 108 times in addition to having 110 appearances in high leverage situations.
The Orioles have turned 67.8% of balls in play into outs out of their 6,636 innings, which has them sitting at 26th in professional baseball. The Baltimore Orioles have earned a total of 2,212 putouts thus far, as well as 690 assists and 33 errors. Their fielding percentage is at .989 which has them sitting 5th in professional baseball, and have accumulated 74 double plays.
Kremer has taken the hill for 288 innings and has racked up 238 strikeouts during his pro baseball career. His earned run average is 4.71 (151 ER's allowed) and he has a career WHIP of 1.389. He has given up 306 base knocks (9.5 hits per 9 innings) and has had 95 free passes. Kremer (17-19 career win-loss mark) sits with a FIP of 4.74 while going up against 1,233 hitters during his time in the major leagues.
The New York Yankees hold a team OBP of .300 as well as a batting average of .231 this year. They have struck out on 683 occasions (21st in the league) and have tallied 639 base hits. New York has tallied 117 HRs for the year and 358 runs batted in. The Yankees have a team slugging percentage of .407 and they earn 4.43 runs per contest (18th in baseball). They have tallied 114 two-baggers, while walking 258 times and recording 372 runs.
The Yankees have a team WHIP of 1.227 with a FIP of 4.19 as a unit this season. Their strikeout to walk ratio sits at 8.80 (730 strikeouts against 272 walks). They sit at 3rd in the league as a pitching staff in total hits conceded with 647. They have yielded 91 homers and they surrender 4.09 runs per 9 innings (6th in the league). The New York pitching staff have surrendered 340 runs this season while having an ERA of 3.69 (307 earned runs conceded).
New York has called on relief pitchers to enter the contest in 34 save opportunities and they have tallied 24 saves. They sit at 6th in the league holding a save rate of 70.6%, and they have sent 266 bullpen pitchers onto the field so far this season. Their relief pitchers have stepped onto the mound 102 times in high leverage situations and on 100 occasions with runners on. New York relievers have an inherited score rate of 35.0% out of their 143 inherited base runners. Sitting with 79 save situations, the Yankees have compiled 44 holds and 10 blown saves.
In 6,741 innings played, the Yankees hold a defensive efficiency of 70.8% (5th in the majors). The New York Yankees have gotten 59 double plays and have a fielding rate of .983 (25th in the majors). The Yankees have 742 assists, 52 errors and have earned 2,247 putouts for the year.
So far in his pro baseball career, Vasquez has surrendered 6 base knocks while tallying 9 strikeouts in 10 frames. Vasquez (1-1 mark in his career) has a 1.74 earned run average and has given up 5.2 hits per nine innings. He has given up a total of 2 earned runs while holding a WHIP of 0.968 and having a FIP of 4.8. He has a strikeout to walk ratio of 2.25 and he has gone up against 44 opposing batters during his pro baseball career.
Who will win tonight's MLB game against the spread or moneyline?
Parlay's Pundit's Pick: Take New York
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