The OVER has been the play for totals bettors in four of Wei-Yin Chen’s last five starts against the New York Yankees as his Baltimore Orioles continue their road series against their division rival in baseball odds action on Saturday.
Chen sits at 0-1 with a 2.83 ERA on the season, and he took a no-decision against the Yankees back on April 13 despite allowing just two earned runs on four hits over six innings of work in that contest. Chase Whitley (1-0, 0.75 ERA) will make his third start of the season for New York on Saturday.
Opening Odds & Computer Pick
Betting fans looking to pick the visiting Baltimore Orioles before the first pitch in this match found them as 107 moneyline underdogs earlier today at Bodog. They saw the over/under total of 8.5 earlier at TopBet.
Odds – VSB
computer prediction handicapping models run on this game pick a 5.4-4.4 victory for the Yankees.
Team Betting Records & Power Rankings
The New York Yankees sport a record of 19-11 heading into this matchup, while the Baltimore Orioles sit at 12-15 on the season Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and New York vs Baltimore injuries news.
The Odds – VSB
MLB Power Rankings have the New York Yankees at No. 2 and the Baltimore Orioles at No. 11 heading into this contest.
Rating these teams in several key categories is important for handicappers and New York has baseball’s No. 9-rated offensive output, at 8.47 hits per game. The Baltimore Orioles average 9.11 hits per game, good for No. 8 on the list.
Defensively, Baltimore features the No. 19-rated defense on the road, allowing 4.57 runs per game. New York, meanwhile, comes in at No. 12 at home, scoring 4.57 runs per game.
Recent Outings Betting Recap
Baltimore didn’t get the job done in their last match, falling 5-4 to New York on Friday at Yankee Stadium.
- Baltimore is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games
- The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Baltimore’s last 7 games
- Baltimore is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games on the road
- The total has gone UNDER in 14 of Baltimore’s last 20 games on the road
- NY Yankees is 13-4 SU in its last 17 games
- The total has gone UNDER in 8 of NY Yankees’s last 11 games
- NY Yankees is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games at home
- The total has gone UNDER in 4 of NY Yankees’s last 5 games at home
Next Betting Matchups
Baltimore at New York, Sunday, May 10th