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Yanks Have Been Owning O’s, Can CC Follow Suit?

A win at Camden Yards last night accomplished two tasks for the Yankees. It put some more distance between themselves and the pursuing Orioles and it brought the Bronx Bombers within 2.5 games of the AL East-leading Red Sox. Joe Girardi will hope for more of the same on Tuesday when he sends out 37-year-old CC Sabathia, who will be going for a fourth straight quality start.

  • The Yankees are 11-2 on the runline in their last 13 games against the Orioles.
  • The Yankees are 6-2 SU in their last 8 games on the road with CC Sabathia as their starter.
  • The Yankees are 4-0 SU in their last 4 games against the Orioles.

I would compare CC to a fine wine that only gets better over the years but as he’s a recovering alcoholic, I’ll say he’s more like an aged cheddar. Sabathia has been one of the Yankees’ most consistent pitchers since the all-star break with a 3.53 ERA over eight starts but sticking with the old cheese analogy – sometimes he stinks.

Against the Orioles this season, Sabathia has a 6.94 ERA and he’s earned a win in just one of his last 10 starts vs Baltimore.

His pitching opponent, however, has been much, much worse. Jeremy Hellickson has allowed 22 earned runs in his last four starts and he’s been brutalized at Camden Yards since being acquired by the O’s. If the Orioles are going to win this evening, it’s likely they’ll have to get to Sabathia in a big way.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

The moneyline was hovering in the range of -108 for the Baltimore Orioles in this one over at Bovada. The OVER/UNDER number was sitting near 9.5 at 5Dimes.

OddsShark computer score prediction models pick a possible 5.1-4.4 win for the Orioles on Tuesday. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming MLB matchups here.

New York Yankees vs Baltimore Orioles Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

Baltimore (70-68) will face the 74-63 Yankees in this tilt. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Baltimore vs New York injuries news.

The Baltimore Orioles vs New York Yankees odds would favor the Yankees if the betting lines were set according to our power ranks. Baltimore is rated No. 8 in the current OddsShark poll, while New York is at No. 4.

Statistical Matchup

Offensively, the game matches up Baltimore Orioles' No. 11 ranked offense (4.87 runs per game) against a New York Yankees defense and pitching staff that sits at No. 5 at 4.17 runs allowed per game. The Baltimore Orioles have been averaging 9.38 hits per game, more than the New York Yankees have managed so far this season (9.02 hits on average).

Pitching and defensive stats are important baseball handicapping betting factors and Baltimore has the No. 24-ranked defense. In the other dugout, the Yankees own the No. 5 mark in runs allowed.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

New York looks to continue its winning ways following a victory last time out against the Orioles, a 7-4 final on Monday in support of Jordan Montgomery at Camden Yards.

Betting Trends
  • NY Yankees is 4-1 ATS in its last 5 games
  • NY Yankees is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
  • NY Yankees is 4-2 ATS in its last 6 games on the road
  • NY Yankees is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games on the road
  • Baltimore is 0-5 ATS in its last 5 games
  • Baltimore is 9-3 SU in its last 12 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of Baltimore's last 6 games
  • Baltimore is 0-5 ATS in its last 5 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

New York at Baltimore, Wednesday, September 6