Baltimore Orioles at New York Yankees Odds
Vegas has listed Baltimore (+235) as the underdog to New York (-270). Bettors can wager on the game’s total with odds sitting at -120 for over nine runs and +100 for under nine. Bettors can also wager on the game’s runline with the most recent odds standing at +110 for the Orioles +1.5 runs and -130 for the Yankees -1.5 runs.
The Yankees are 93-59 straight up (SU) and 74-77 against the spread (ATS). They’ve lost 9.8 units for moneyline bettors and 13.1 units (ATS). New York has covered the spread only twice in its last seven games and the total has gone over in four of those seven. The Orioles are 44-108 SU and have gone 62-90 ATS. In total, the team’s lost 53.8 units for gamblers taking the moneyline and 41.6 units ATS. Baltimore is 3-4 ATS over its last seven games and the under has cashed in four of those seven.
Yankees games have an over/under record of 68-76-7 in 2018. Baltimore has also been a decent under bet with a total record of 68-79-5.
Yefry Ramirez will get the start for Baltimore. Ramirez (1-6, 5.50 ERA) has recorded 55 strikeouts in 55.2 innings so far. He’s 0-2 with 10 strikeouts and a 7.50 ERA against New York this year (two starts).
The Yankees will turn to lefty CC Sabathia (7-7, 3.80 ERA) to the mound. Sabathia has 130 punchouts and 48 walks to his credit, as well as a 1.35 WHIP. Sabathia is 0-1 with 15 strikeouts and a 6.00 ERA across three starts against Baltimore this year.
New York’s pitchers have allowed 4.1 runs per game overall this season as a unit. Its starters have a 4.06 ERA, 1.25 WHIP and 9.2 strikeouts per nine innings. The bullpen has a 3.30 ERA, 1.20 WHIP and 11.3 K/9. In 66 divisional games, Yankees starters have an ERA of 4.09 and the bullpen’s ERA is 3.30.
The New York offense has put up 5.1 runs per contest, including 5.2 per game against divisional foes and 5.6 per game over its last five. The team’s hit .217/.333/.472 over its last five contests and is 2-3 SU during that stretch.
Miguel Andujar and Giancarlo Stanton have led the Yankees’ offense this year. Andujar is hitting .295/.329/.520 with 25 home runs, 84 RBIs and 78 runs scored, and Stanton is hitting .262 with 35 homers, 93 RBIs and 94 runs scored.
In the visiting dugout, Baltimore’s pitchers have allowed 5.5 runs per game and its starters own a 5.47 ERA, 1.49 WHIP and 7.16 K/9. The bullpen has an ERA of 4.74, along with a WHIP of 1.49 and a K-per-9 of 8.19.
Orioles hitters have slashed .238/.299/.390 on their way to 3.8 runs scored per game in 2018, including 4.2 runs per game against divisional foes and 2.8 per game over the team’s last five contests (2-3 SU).
Baltimore’s offense has been powered by outfielders Adam Jones and Trey Mancini. Jones is hitting .284/.315/.426 with 15 home runs, 58 RBIs and 53 runs scored, while Mancini is slashing .239/.297/.413 with 23 homers, 53 RBIs and 64 runs scored.
The Orioles have lost 6.3 units and are 23-26 ATS when facing a left-handed starting pitcher this season. The over’s hit in 21 of those games, compared to 27 that’ve hit the under against y starters.
Baltimore Orioles vs. New York Yankees Pick
Predictions: SU Winner – Yankees, ATS Winner – Orioles, O/U – OVER
Baltimore has recorded eight extra-base hits over its last five contests. New York has 17 XBH over its last five.
The Orioles have hit seven home runs in their last 10 games, including four over their last five.
New York has recorded 20.2 Runs + Hits + Errors per game over its last 10 outings and 19.6 over its last five.
- Los Angeles Rams vs. Arizona Cardinals – Free Week 16 Betting Preview - December 19, 2018
- Houston Texans vs. Philadelphia Eagles: Week 16 Free Preview - December 19, 2018
- Chicago Bears vs. San Francisco 49ers – Week 16 Free Betting Pick - December 19, 2018
- Week 16 Free Preview: Kansas City Chiefs vs. Seattle Seahawks - December 19, 2018
- Atlanta Falcons at Carolina Panthers – Week 16 Free Betting Preview - December 19, 2018
- Pittsburgh Steelers at New Orleans Saints – Week 16 Betting Pick - December 19, 2018
- Week 16 Free Pick – Washington Redskins at Tennessee Titans - December 19, 2018
- Baltimore Ravens vs. Los Angeles Chargers – Week 16 Free Betting Pick - December 19, 2018
- Northern Arizona Lumberjacks at San Francisco Dons Free Preview 12/19/18 - December 19, 2018
- North Carolina Central Eagles vs. Saint Louis Billikens Free Preview 12/19/18 - December 19, 2018