Orioles at Yankees 9/21/18 - MLB Picks & Predictions
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Baltimore Orioles vs. New York Yankees
MLB: 7:05 PM EST
Sep. 21, 2018
Latest Odds : NYY -265 Total 9
AL East Division foes will clash in the Bronx, when the Baltimore Orioles face the New York Yankees on Friday night. The Orioles have lost 108 games already this season and own the worst record in the majors. On Wednesday, rookie DJ Stewart his his first major league home run to lift Baltimore to a 2-1 victory versus Baltimore.
Rookie right-hander Yefry Ramirez (1-6 5.50 ERA) will make his 11th career major league start for the Orioles. Control has been an issue for Ramirez, who has walked 30 batters in 55 plus innings of work.
The New York Yankees are 34 games above .500 overall, but will be forced to play in a winner-take-all AL Wild Card game. On Thursday, New York was unable to complete a sweep of Boston during an 11-6 loss in the Bronx. Giancarlo Stanton crushed a grand slam in a losing effort for the Yankees, who remain 1.5 games ahead of Oakland for the right to host the wild card game.
The Yankees will counter with thirty-eight year old southpaw C.C. Sabathia (7-7 3.80 ERA) in the series opener. New York has lost each of Sabathia’s last four starts and he has been tagged for 14 runs over his last 16 plus frames.
Recent Betting Trends:
Orioles are 14-54 in their last 68 road games.
Yankees are 70-29 in their last 99 home games.
Over is 4-1 in Orioles last 5 road games.
Over is 20-6-1 in Yankees last 27 home games vs. a team with a road winning % of less than .400.
Over is 19-7 in the last 26 meetings in New York.
Free Betting Pick: OVER 9 RUNS
New York OF Clint Frazier (concussion) was transferred to the 60-day disabled list. Through 152 games, Baltimore ranks 26th in batting average and 28th in runs scored. For the season, New York ranks 15th in batting average and 2nd in runs scored. Expect a high scoring affair in the series opener. Final Score Prediction, New York Yankees win high scoring game 7-5.