CC Sabathia out to silence Orioles bats in MLB contest
Baltimore Orioles vs New York Yankees Odds
New York will try to be nasty hosts on Friday when the Baltimore Orioles pay a visit to Yankee Stadium.
Miguel Gonzalez gets the ball in front of a hostile crowd for the Orioles on this day; he's 8-6 on the season. The Yankees, meanwhile, will counter with CC Sabathia, who will be looking to improve on his 11-11 mark.
New York was a -130 moneyline favorites earlier in the day at BetOnline, based on the starting pitcher matchup. That pairing made odds makers at Sportsbook.ag settle on an opening over under number of 8.5.
This game puts the Yankees, most recently No. 10 in the American League Odds Shark MLB Power Rankings, up against the Orioles, who rate an American League No. 8 in the latest survey.
How They Match Up:
When it comes to getting on base, the visiting Orioles rank No. 3 in the American League at 9.1 hits per game. That compares with New York’s No. 13 ranking in that category.
Defensively, Baltimore features the American League's No. 10-rated defense on the road, allowing 4.4 runs per game. New York, meanwhile, comes in at No. 12 in the American League at home, scoring 4 runs per game.
Last time out for Baltimore, they were a 3-2 winner as they battled the Red Sox on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Orioles at +137 were rewarded, while the 5 combined runs moved the game UNDER for totals bettors. The Orioles enjoyed a 3-2 victory at the expense of the Red Sox on Thursday, with Chris Tillman throwing 7 innings of 6-hit ball at Fenway Park.
In their last action, New York was a 7-2 loser on the road against the Blue Jays. Bettors on Toronto at +128 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (9) sent OVER bettors home happy as well. New York didn't get the job done in their last match, falling 7-2 to Toronto on Wednesday at Rogers Centre.
Baltimore Orioles Trends:
When playing on Friday are 7-3
Before playing NY Yankees are 5-5
After playing Boston are 4-6
After a win are 4-6
New York Yankees Trends:
When playing on Friday are 6-4
Before playing Baltimore are 5-5
After playing Toronto are 7-3
After a loss are 6-4
A few Orioles at Yankees trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 8 of Baltimore's last 9 games when playing on the road against NY Yankees
Baltimore is 6-2 SU in their last 8 games when playing NY Yankees
The total has gone UNDER in 12 of Baltimore's last 16 games when playing NY Yankees
Baltimore is 2-5 SU in their last 7 games when playing on the road against NY Yankees
NY Yankees are 8-1 SU in their last 9 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 8 of NY Yankees' last 9 games when playing at home against Baltimore
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of NY Yankees' last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 12 of NY Yankees' last 16 games when playing Baltimore
Baltimore at NY Yankees, Saturday, August 31