New York Yankees vs Baltimore Orioles MLB Odds and Predictions: Yankees vs Baltimore 6 April
The New York Yankees are playing their 119th season of the MLB and are hoping to win the World Series Title for the 28th time this edition. They are set to face Baltimore Orioles in what is considered to be an interesting clash with the momentum in favor of the visiting team while the history says that the Yankees have their noses ahead.
The Yankees have won division titles, but it has been more than a decade since they have secured AL Pennants or the World Series title. As far as Orioles is concerned, they would be hoping for a breakthrough season with the side failing to win a division title since 2014 and the World title since 1983. Even though the New York based side have a vital advantage, Orioles are rearing to take on their rivals.
Baltimore Orioles have won all the three games and are currently leading the American League East points table while Yankees have suffered two losses an one just one win. However New York Yankees are favored for this clash by the New York Yankees vs Baltimore Orioles MLB Odds and Predictions platforms.
New York Yankees vs Baltimore Orioles MLB Odds and Predictions: Recent form
The New York Yankees had a roller-coaster of a 2020 season after just scraping through to the post season with a couple of victories at the end. But it all came crumbling down as the side lost in the League Division series. But their heroics in the 2020 season has given them the much-needed push for this season.
Coming into this season, they managed to string 14 victories in 25-odd spring training games with still work to do for the giant side. They started off their regular season with a defeat to Blue Jays while they returned the favor by a 5-3 margin to equalize the W-L record. But in their last outing, they were yet again blown away by Blue Jays.
On the other hand, the Baltimore Orioles are coming off yet another disappointing season where they failed to make it to the playoffs for the fourth consecutive season. They finished 4th in the division but their 25-35 record in 2020 was something to cheer for, after being battered in the recent seasons.
After managing to put up a strong squad, the team has shown some promise after bagging important victories in the spring training as well as in the regular season. They are currently sitting at the top of the table in AL West with a 100% winning record as they defeated the Red Sox in three games.
New York Yankees vs Baltimore Orioles MLB Odds and Predictions: Head-to-head
Games: 97: Yankees: 66 Orioles: 31
Previous meeting: Orioles won 4-1 on 27th March in a spring training fixture.
New York Yankees vs Baltimore Orioles MLB Odds and Predictions: Players to watch
Aaron Judge is an important Right Field who has 3 Hits and 3 Bases in three outings. He is also averaging 0.214 with the bat this season.
He has Gleyber Torres for company who has 4.8 runs per 27 outs in addition to slugging percentage of 0.333.
Aaron Hicks who played his first game of the season has pitches per plate appearance of 4.86 was at bats on 4 occasions.
Domingo German is the leading pitcher for the side with 4 Hits, 3 Earned Runs and a base on balls against Toronto Blue Jays
Cedric Mullins has topped the charts in terms of batting average of 0.692 and 12 bases covered in this edition. He has one strikeout in 3 appearances.
Maikel Franco who usually plays in the 3rd base has 1 run and 2 walks so far. Anthony Santander came up with 5 Hits, 3 Runs and one walk against Red Sox.
He was accompanied by Trey Mancini who amassed 2 runs and 2 Hits as the 1st Base. More importantly, he has a batting average of 0.250 and a slugging percentage of 0.333.
New York Yankees vs Baltimore Orioles MLB Odds and Predictions: Predicted Winner
The New York Yankees are looking to replicate their previous season’s heroics while the Baltimore Orioles have got a much-needed head start this season.
According to BettingExpert, Yankees have odds of 1.45 whereas the visiting side has odds of 3 in this thriller.
On the other hand, Yankees are tipped to grab their 2nd win with best odds of 4/9 whereas their Orioles have odds of 21/10 to continue at the top based on Oddschecker predictions.
Another platform Smarkets has also stated that the Yankees are the frontrunners with their opponents requiring a massive effort on Monday night.