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Brian Matusz faces Ivan Nova in MLB odds action

New York YankeesBaltimore Orioles
Aug 28, 7:35 PM | GrassCamden Yards

New York Yankees vs Baltimore Orioles Odds

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Camden Yards hosts an MLB battle between the Baltimore Orioles and the visiting New York Yankees on Sunday.

Ivan Nova, with a record of 13-3 on the season, gets the ball for the Yankees, while the Orioles trot Brian Matusz to the mound in this one. He is 1-6 so far in 2011.

View NY Yankees vs Baltimore Odds and Stats.

Power Rankings:
It's a baseball betting matchup between the American League No. 11-rated Orioles and the league No. 1-ranked Yankees, according to the latest MLB power poll here at Odds Shark.


How They Match Up:
At the plate, Baltimore owns the No. 6 ranking for hits in the American League at 8.9 per game. By contrast, the Yankees are rated No. 4 in the same category at 9.2 per game.

Pitching and defensive stats are important baseball handicapping factors and Baltimore has the American League's No. 14-ranked defense. In the other dugout, the Yankees own the American League's No. 3 mark in runs allowed.

A few Yankees at Orioles trends to consider:
NY Yankees9-2-1 SU in their last 12 games when playing Baltimore
NY Yankees14-4-1 SU in their last 19 games when playing on the road against Baltimore
NY Yankees are 1-3-1 SU in their last 5 games ,
Baltimore5-0-1 SU in its last 6 games
Baltimore is 3-6-1 SU in its last 10 games ,at home
Baltimore is 2-9-1 SU in their last 12 games ,when playing NY Yankees
Baltimore is 1-4-1 SU in their last 6 games ,when playing at home against NY Yankees

Next up:
NY Yankees at Baltimore, Monday, August 29