Orioles at Yankees 5/15/19 - MLB Picks & Predictions
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Baltimore Orioles vs. New York Yankees
MLB: 3:05 PM EST
May. 15, 2019
Latest Odds : NYY -254 Total 9
After being rained out on consecutive days, the Baltimore Orioles and New York Yankees will play the opening day of a Wednesday doubleheader in the Bronx. On Sunday, Baltimore snapped a four-game skid with a 5-1 home victory versus Los Angeles. Slugger Chris Davis homered in his return to the clean up spot for the Orioles, who are 12 games below .500 overall.
Baltimore rookie skipper Brandon Hyde has yet to name a starting pitcher for the opening game of the doubleheader. The Orioles rank last in the majors with a 5.51 team ERA and have logged just eight quality starts.
The New York Yankees are riding high after taking two out of three in Tampa Bay over the weekend. On Sunday, New York Thairo Estrada homered in the ninth inning after a 43-minute power outage during a 7-1 road victory against Tampa Bay. SP Masahiro Tanaka struck out seven batters and allowed one run over seven innings to pick up the win for the Yankees, who trail the Rays by a half-game for the AL East Division lead.
The Yankees will counter with twenty-six year old righty Domingo German (7-1 2.70 ERA) in this contest. Through 43 plus innings, German has struck out 44 batters and owns a sparkling 0.95 WHIP.
Recent Betting Trends:
Orioles are 29-86 in their last 115 road games.
Yankees are 5-2 in Germans last 7 home starts.
Under is 5-1 in Orioles last 6 vs. a team with a winning record.
Under is 6-2 in Germans last 8 home starts.
Orioles are 3-10 in the last 13 meetings.
Free Betting Pick: UNDER 9
New York 3B Miguel Andujar has been placed on the 10-day injured list with a torn labrum in his right shoulder. Through 42 games, Baltimore ranks 23rd in OPS and 24th in runs scored. For the season, New York ranks 11th in OPS and 14th in runs scored. Take the under in the first game. Final Score Prediction, New York Yankees win 5-2.