Orioles open as moneyline underdog vs Yankees
New York Yankees vs Baltimore Orioles Odds
The visiting Yankees hope for a solid performance on Wednesday as they look to steal a win at Camden Yards against the Baltimore Orioles.
Hiroki Kuroda gets the ball in front of a hostile crowd for the Yankees on this day; he's 6-2 on the season. The Orioles, meanwhile, will counter with Jason Hammel, who will be looking to improve on his 5-2 mark.
Sportsbooks such as 5Dimes had set the Orioles as +100 underdogs on the moneyline for this contest. The over under was hovering near 9 for bettors hoping to turn a profit on totals at Bovada.
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. 6 in the American League.
How They Match Up:
The game also pits Baltimore's No. 3-rated American League offense, averaging 4.9 runs per game, against a Yankees defense that ranks No. 2 in the American League at 3.7 in runs allowed per game. The Orioles have averaged 9.2 hits per game so far, more than Yankees batters have averaged on the year (8.4 hits per game).
Comparing defensive stats, New York owns the American League's No. 1-rated road mark, allowing 3.4 runs per game on the highway. Baltimore, on the other hand, rates No. 5 in scoring at home.
New York was a 3-2 loser in its last match on the road against the Orioles. They lost as +106 underdogs, while the total score of 5 made winners of UNDER bettors. New York lost in extra innings against the Orioles on Tuesday as Baltimore edged them 3-2 at Camden Yards.
New York Yankees Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 4-6
Before playing Tampa Bay are 3-7
After playing Baltimore are 4-6
After a loss are 7-3
Baltimore Orioles Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 8-2
Before playing Toronto are 6-4
After playing NY Yankees are 6-4
After a win are 4-6
A few Yankees at Orioles trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 8 of NY Yankees' last 9 games when playing Baltimore
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of NY Yankees' last 6 games on the road
NY Yankees are 7-2 SU in their last 9 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 6 of NY Yankees' last 8 games when playing on the road against Baltimore
The total has gone UNDER in 8 of Baltimore's last 9 games when playing NY Yankees
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Baltimore's last 8 games when playing at home against NY Yankees
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Baltimore's last 6 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Baltimore's last 6 games at home
NY Yankees at Tampa Bay, Friday, May 24
Baltimore at Toronto, Thursday, May 23