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Baltimore Orioles vs New York Yankees 08/02/2021 MLB Preview, Spread and Game Analysis
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Baltimore Orioles vs New York Yankees 08/02/2021 – An NL East Division play is all set to get underway as the Baltimore Orioles travel to New York to take on the Yankees. The betting predictions have been away from the Orioles in the past due to their poor pitching and batting unit. Baltimore is stuck at the bottom of the AL East Division play while the Yankees remain at the third spot. Baltimore has a long way to go as they remain 30 games behind the .500 mark. As for the Yankees, they must focus on getting past the Red Sox in second place in the AL East.
Baltimore Orioles vs New York Yankees 08/02/2021
With a 37-67 record, Baltimore Orioles seems to be a lost cause this season. Getting past the Blue Jays looks like a hard challenge and making it to the postseason looks impossible. Baltimore will need to improve their game from every possible end. The Orioles lost their last game against the Tigers with a final score of 6-2. Jorge Lopez will be sent to the mound as their starter in this game. Lopez is holding a 2-12 record on the season with an ERA of 6.19. The 28-year-old pitcher will need more support from the plate.
Players to watch: C. Mullins CF (GP 102, AB 390, R 58, H 125, 2B 28, 3B 4, HR 17, RBI 36, TB 212, BB 38, SO 79, SB 18, AVG 0.321, OBP 0.385, SLG 0.544, OPS 0.929, WAR 4.3), T. Mancini RF (GP 101, AB 386, R 58, H 101, 2B 23, 3B 1, HR 19, RBI 60, TB 183, BB 35, SO 97, SB 0, AVG 0.262, OBP 0.33, SLG 0.474, OPS 0.804, WAR 1.3).
New York Yankees
The Yankees are getting back on track as they enter this game riding a three-game winning streak. New York is now 6.5 games behind in the AL East Division race. The Yankees have won a total of 56 games and dropped 48 in return. New York is now behind the Red Sox at the second spot. The Yankees swept the Marlins with ease in their last three games. The Yankees are all set to turn in Andrew Heaney as their starter in this game. Heaney was recently acquired from the Angels and will make his first appearance in the Yankees uniform.
Players to watch: D. LeMahieu 2B (GP 99, AB 389, R 48, H 103, 2B 15, 3B 0, HR 7, RBI 39, TB 139, BB 46, SO 68, SB 4, AVG 0.265, OBP 0.345, SLG 0.357, OPS 0.702, WAR 1.2), G. Torres SS (GP 92, AB 335, R 32, H 81, 2B 13, 3B 0, HR 6, RBI 37, TB 112, BB 40, SO 79, SB 10, AVG 0.242, OBP 0.323, SLG 0.334, OPS 0.657, WAR 0.4).
Baltimore Orioles vs New York Yankees Betting Numbers
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Baltimore’s last 5 games.
New York Yankees
The total has gone UNDER in 9 of NY Yankees’ last 10 games.
Baltimore Orioles vs New York Yankees Betting Picks
New York will miss out on Luke Voit due to his knee injury. However, they still have a strong batting unit to make it past the Orioles in this game. The baseball betting lines favor the Yankees to win and cover.
Score Prediction: Yankees 6, Orioles 4.