Baltimore Orioles vs. New York Yankees – Game 1 Free Pick 05/15/19

Date | AuthorBTB Staff

Last Updated: 2019-05-15

The Baltimore Orioles are set to face off against the New York Yankees at Yankee Stadium in the 2 game of an AL East doubleheader. YES Network will televise the action and the game gets going at 6:35 p.m. ET.

Baltimore Orioles at New York Yankees Odds

The Yankees are 24-16 straight up (SU) and 21-19 against the spread (ATS). The team’s lost 0.9 units for bettors taking the moneyline while earning 1.3 units ATS. New York has covered the spread four times in its last seven games and the total went over in four of those seven. The Orioles, on the other hand, are 14-26 SU and have gone 17-23 against the spread. They’ve lost 0.7 units for moneyline gamblers through the early part of the year and 7.5 units ATS. Baltimore has covered the spread four times in its last seven games and the under has cashed in five of those seven.

New York games have a 22-17-1 over/under record so far in 2019. Baltimore has an over/under record of 20-18-2.

Right-hander Andrew Cashner is the probable starter for the visiting Orioles. Cashner is 4-1 with a 4.25 ERA and 33 strikeouts. He’s 0-1 with three strikeouts and a 13.50 ERA against New York this year.

The Yankees are turning to Domingo German (7-1, 2.70 ERA). German has 44 punchouts and 14 walks, along with a 0.95 WHIP. German is 1-0 with three strikeouts and a 3.00 ERA in one start against Baltimore this year.

Baltimore’s pitchers have allowed 5.8 runs per game and its starters own a 5.20 ERA, 1.37 WHIP and 6.96 K/9. The bullpen has logged an ERA of 5.86, along with a K-per-9 of 8.73.

The Orioles offense has slashed .237/.300/.391 on its way to 4.0 runs scored per game in 2019, including 3.8 runs per game against divisional foes and 3.2 per game over the team’s last five outings (1-4 SU).

Outfielder Trey Mancini and second baseman Jonathan Villar have led Baltimore’s hitters. Mancini is hitting .318/.366/.547 with seven home runs, 16 RBIs and 26 runs scored. Villar is hitting .261 with four homers, 16 RBIs, 24 runs and eight stolen bases.

For the home team, New York’s pitchers have yielded 4.1 runs per game overall in 2019. Its starters have a 3.54 ERA, 1.19 WHIP and 8.7 strikeouts per nine innings. The bullpen has a 4.26 ERA, 1.33 WHIP and 10.9 K/9. In 11 games against divisional opponents, Yankees starters have an ERA of 3.32 and the bullpen’s ERA is 3.03.

New York’s hitters are putting up 5.0 runs per contest, including 6.4 per game against divisional foes and 3.4 per game over their last five. The team has hit .219/.277/.313 over its last five matchups and is 3-2 SU during that stretch.

The Yankees’ offense has been led by second baseman DJ LeMahieu and shortstop Gleyber Torres. LeMahieu is slashing .333/.384/.452 with 45 hits, 21 RBIs and 22 runs scored, and Torres has put up a line of .286/.323/.456 with five homers, 17 RBIs and 19 runs.

The Orioles have gained 2.3 units and are 13-14 ATS when facing a righty starter this season. The over has hit in 14 of those games, compared to 12 that’ve gone under against right-handed starting pitchers. On the other hand, the Yankees have lost 1.6 units and are 17-15 ATS when facing a righty starter. The over’s hit in 18 of those games, compared to 13 that went under the total.

Baltimore Orioles at New York Yankees MLB Tip

Predictions: SU Winner – Yankees, ATS Winner – Orioles, O/U – OVER


Betting Notes

The over has cashed in just one of Baltimore’s last seven games.

The Yankees have won three of their last four games SU.

Baltimore has recorded 19.0 Runs + Hits + Errors per game over its last 10 contests and 17.6 over its last five.

The Orioles have hit 13 home runs in their last 10 games, including nine over their last five.

The Orioles have an OPS of .691 this season and an OPS of .700 against right-handed pitchers. The Yankees’ OPS sits at .766 overall and .787 versus righties.

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