MLB Betting: Orioles vs. Yankees
The New York Yankees and the Baltimore Orioles will cap off the MLB betting schedule for the week on Sunday night as those two American League East teams meet on the field at Yankee Stadium.
Baltimore dropped the first game of this series 5-2 on Friday night, but came back on Saturday with a 5-3 victory at -102 on the MLB lines at the sportsbooks. Nick Markakis, Ryan Flaherty, and Nolan Reimold all homered for the Orioles in Saturday's win.
Wei-Yin Chen, with a record of 0-1 on the season, gets the ball for the Orioles, while the Yankees trot Hiroki Kuroda to the mound in this one. He is 1-1 so far in 2013.
The Odds Shark MLB Power Rankings have the Yankees at No. 4 in the American League and the Orioles at No. 1 in the American League heading into this contest.
How They Match Up:
When it comes to getting on base, the visiting Orioles rank No. 4 in the American League at 9.5 hits per game. That compares with New York’s No. 3 ranking in that category.
Comparing defensive stats, Baltimore owns the American League's No. 9-rated road mark, allowing 4.1 runs per game on the highway. New York, on the other hand, rates No. 12 in scoring at home.
The Orioles were a 5-3 winner in their most recent outing on the road against the Yankees. That made winners of bettors who got Baltimore at +100 on the moneyline, while the total score (8) was good news for UNDER bettors. The Orioles grabbed a win last time out, defeating Philip Hughes and the Yankees 5-3 on Saturday at Yankee Stadium.
Baltimore Orioles Trends:
When playing on Sunday are 6-4
Before playing Tampa Bay are 6-4
After playing NY Yankees are 6-4
After a win are 2-8
New York Yankees Trends:
When playing on Sunday are 4-6
Before playing Arizona are 9-1
After playing Baltimore are 4-6
After a loss are 5-5
A few Orioles at Yankees trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Baltimore's last 5 games when playing NY Yankees
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Baltimore's last 5 games when playing on the road against NY Yankees
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Baltimore's last 6 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Baltimore's last 5 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of NY Yankees' last 5 games when playing Baltimore
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of NY Yankees' last 5 games when playing at home against Baltimore
NY Yankees are 4-1 SU in their last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of NY Yankees' last 10 games at home
Baltimore home to Tampa Bay, Tuesday, April 16
NY Yankees home to Arizona, Tuesday, April 16