Baseball Matchup - Baltimore Orioles New York Yankees Odds Preview
New York Yankees vs Baltimore Orioles Odds
Baltimore will look to improve on its 93-69 record when take on New York, a key part of the MLB odds lineup on Sunday.
The match puts starter CC Sabathia for the Yankees on the hill facing Jason Hammel for the Orioles. Sabathia brings a 15-6 mark to the game, while Hammel is 8-6 to date on the season.
Baltimore opened as +145 moneyline underdogs in this baseball match, based on the starting pitcher matchup. That pairing made odds makers settle on an opening over under number of 8.
The Orioles - Yankees odds would favor the Yankees if the lines were set according to our power ranks. Baltimore is rated No. 8 in the current American League Odds Shark poll, while New York is at No. 1 in the American League.
How They Match Up:
Scoring stats point to some edges in this matchup. The game features Baltimore's American League No. 9-ranked scoring average of 4.4 runs per game, against a Yankees offense rated No. 2 and scoring 5 runs per game in the league. The Orioles have averaged 8.5 hits per game to date this season, less than the Yankees hitters have managed (9 per nine innings).
Pitching and defensive stats are important baseball handicapping factors and Baltimore has the American League's No. 8-ranked defense. In the other dugout, the Yankees own the American League's No. 4 mark in runs allowed.
The Yankees were a 14-2 winner in their most recent outing at home against the Red Sox. That made winners of bettors who got New York at -310 on the moneyline, while the total score (16) was good news for OVER bettors. New York routed Boston on Wednesday by a 14-2 score at Yankee Stadium, plating runs all day in baseball betting action.
Baltimore won its last outing, a 5-1 result against the Rangers on October 5. Bettors who backed the Orioles at +210 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (6) sent UNDER bettors to the payout window. The Orioles enjoyed a 5-1 victory at the expense of the Rangers on Friday, with Joe Saunders throwing 5 2/3 innings of 6-hit ball at Rangers Ballpark.
New York Yankees Trends:
When playing on Sunday are 2-8
Before playing Baltimore are 3-7
After playing Boston are 5-5
After a win are 6-4
Baltimore Orioles Trends:
When playing on Sunday are 4-6
Before playing NY Yankees are 7-3
After playing Texas are 4-6
After a win are 6-4
A few Yankees at Orioles trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 5 of NY Yankees' last 5 games when playing Baltimore
The total has gone OVER in 6 of NY Yankees' last 7 games when playing on the road against Baltimore
NY Yankees are 5-1 SU in their last 6 games
NY Yankees are 17-8 SU in their last 25 games when playing on the road against Baltimore
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Baltimore's last 5 games when playing NY Yankees
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Baltimore's last 7 games when playing at home against NY Yankees
Baltimore is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games at home
Baltimore is 6-2 SU in its last 8 games
NY Yankees at Baltimore, Monday, October 8