Yankees at Orioles 5/23/19 - MLB Picks & Predictions
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New York Yankees vs. Baltimore Orioles
MLB: 12:35 PM EST
May. 23, 2019
Latest Odds : NYY -201 Total 9
AL East Division rivals will clash on Thursday afternoon, when the New York Yankees and Baltimore Orioles conclude their four-game series from Camden Yards. Last night, Gleyber Torres crushed two of New York’s five home runs during a 7-5 victory. Brett Gardner collected three hits and scored a run for the Yankees, who lead Tampa Bay by two full games for first place.
Opening Day starter Masahiro Tanaka (3-3 3.09 ERA) continues to be a consistent force for the Yankees. Through 58 plus innings, Tanaka has fanned 53 batters and owns a solid 1.13 WHIP.
The Baltimore Orioles have lost 18 of their first 24 home games and figure to be one of the worst teams in the league this season. Baltimore has lost the first three games of this series by a 28-16 combined score and rank last with a 5.74 team ERA. On Wednesday, SP Dan Straily was tagged for eight hits and six runs in four innings to drop to 1-4 on the year.
Baltimore rookie skipper Brandon Hyde will give the nod to right-hander Dylan Bundy (2-5 4.66 ERA) on Thursday. In his last start, Bundy allowed three hits and one run during a 5-1 road triumph against Cleveland.
Recent Betting Trends:
Yankees are 16-5 in Tanakas last 21 road starts vs. a team with a losing record.
Orioles are 1-6 in Bundys last 7 home starts.
Under is 7-3-1 in Tanakas last 11 road starts.
Under is 6-0 in Bundys last 6 starts overall.
Orioles are 1-5 in Bundys last 6 starts vs. Yankees.
Free Betting Pick: Baltimore Orioles +184
New York OF Aaron Judge (oblique) did some running and throwing on Monday, but has not been cleared to do any hitting yet. Through 48 games, New York ranks 9th in OPS and 7th in runs scored. For the season, Baltimore ranks 22nd in OPS and 23rd in runs scored. Take Baltimore to steal the final game of this series. Final Score Prediction, Baltimore Orioles win in big upset 6-3.