Yankees vs. Orioles Prediction: Expert Picks, Odds, Stats & Best Bets - Sunday, April 9, 2023

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Yankees vs. Orioles Prediction: Expert Picks, Odds, Stats & Best Bets – Sunday, April 9, 2023

MLB Predictions

The New York Yankees (5-3) and the Baltimore Orioles (4-4) meet in the rubber match of a three-game series on Sunday at 1:35 PM ET. The Yankees are -144 favorites on the moneyline to win the series over the Orioles (+122).

Nestor Cortes Jr. will get the ball for New York while Baltimore will counter with Tyler Wells.

Yankees vs. Orioles Odds

  • Yankees odds to win: -144
  • Orioles odds to win: +122
  • Spread: Yankees -1.5
  • Total: 7.5 runs

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Game Time and Information

  • Date: Sunday, April 9, 2023
  • Time: 1:35 PM ET
  • TV: MASN

Who Will Win Yankees vs. Orioles?

Yankees and Orioles Betting Trends

The Yankees have gone 5-3 in games they were listed as the moneyline favorite (winning 62.5% of those games).

New York has a record of 3-1 when it has played as moneyline favorites with odds of -144 or shorter (75% winning percentage).

This season, the Orioles have been the underdog eight times and won four of those games.

Baltimore has played as an underdog of +122 or more twice this season and lost both games.

The Yankees have had an over/under set by bookmakers eight times, and have combined with opponents to go over the total in three of those games (3-5-0).

The Orioles and their opponents have gone over the total this season in five of their eight opportunities.

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Yankees Stats & Insights

The Yankees are the 16th-highest scoring team in MLB action averaging 4.9 runs per game (39 total).

New York ranks fifth-best in MLB play with 13 total home runs.

The Yankees have the 19th-ranked batting average in the majors (.245).

New York strikes out 8.9 times per game, the No. 14 average in the majors.

The 11.4 strikeouts per nine innings put together by the Yankees pitching staff ranks second in the majors.

New York has the third-ranked team ERA across all MLB pitching staffs (2.79).

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Orioles Stats & Insights

The Orioles are among the highest scoring teams in the league, ranking ninth with 42 total runs this season.

Baltimore ranks eighth in Major League Baseball with 11 home runs.

The Orioles’ .245 batting average ranks 19th in the league this season.

Baltimore ranks 22nd in MLB in strikeouts per game with an average of 10.0 Ks per contest.

The Orioles strike out 8.3 batters per nine innings as a pitching staff, 21st in MLB.

Baltimore has pitched to a 5.33 ERA this season, which ranks 24th in baseball.

Yankees Key Players to Watch

Cortes (1-0) gets the start for the Yankees, his second of the season.

Gleyber Torres is batting .417 with six RBI, both of which are tops among New York hitters this season.

Giancarlo Stanton’s three home runs are most among New York batters. He’s driven in five runs this season while slugging .643.

Aaron Judge has nine hits this season and a slash line of .310/.400/.552.

Anthony Rizzo is batting .250 with an OBP of .387 and a slugging percentage of .417 this season.

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Orioles Key Players to Watch

The Orioles will send Wells to the mound for his first start this season.

Cedric Mullins paces the Orioles with two home runs and eight runs batted in.

Jorge Mateo’s two home runs pace his team.

Adam Frazier leads the Orioles with a team-best batting average of .333.

Ryan Mountcastle has put his power on display as he leads his team with two home runs.

Yankees and Orioles Injuries

Yankees: Josh Donaldson: 10 Day IL (Hamstring), Ben Rortvedt: 10 Day IL (Shoulder), Harrison Bader: 10 Day IL (Oblique), Jonathan Loaisiga: 15 Day IL (Elbow), Lou Trivino: 15 Day IL (Elbow), Carlos Rodón: 15 Day IL (Forearm), Luis Severino: 15 Day IL (Lat), Luis Gil: 60 Day IL (Elbow), Frankie Montás: 60 Day IL (Shoulder), Scott Effross: 60 Day IL (Elbow), Tommy Kahnle: 60 Day IL (Biceps)

Orioles: Kyle Bradish: 15 Day IL (Foot), Mychal Givens: 15 Day IL (Knee), Dillon Tate: 15 Day IL (Elbow), John Means: 60 Day IL (Elbow)

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Yankees vs. Orioles Prediction

  • Score Prediction: Orioles 6, Yankees 4
  • Total Prediction: Over 7.5 runs
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