Baltimore Orioles vs. New York Yankees - 6/12/15 MLB Pick, Odds, and Prediction
New York Yankees (33-26) at Baltimore Orioles (29-30)
MLB Baseball: Friday, June 12, 2015 at 7:05 pm (Camden Yards)
M Pineda (7-2) (3.33) vs. U Jimenez (3-3) (3.02)
The Line: Baltimore Orioles +104 / New York Yankees -114 --- Over/Under: 8 See the Latest Odds
TV: MASN, YES
The Baltimore Orioles and the New York Yankees face off on Friday at Camden Yards for game one of their MLB series of American League East teams.
The Baltimore Orioles are still trying to gain some traction as they stay within sight of the leaders in the AL East. The Orioles are 6-4 in their last 10 games, 18-12 at home, and they are 4.0 games behind the Yankees and in fourth place in the AL East standings. As a team the Orioles are hitting .252 with Adam Jones hitting .306, Jimmy Parades hitting .294, and Manny Machado hitting .270. The Orioles pitching staff has an ERA of 3.78 with the starters at 4.14 and the bullpen at 3.13. For game one against the Yankees the Orioles start Ubaldo Jimenez who has allowed 57 hits and 21 earned runs while striking out 60 over 62.2 innings for a 3-3 record and a 3.02 ERA.
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The New York Yankees have been inconsistent this season but they still lead the AL East and are playing well of late. The Yankees are 8-2 in their last 10 games, 17-15 on the road, and they have a 1.5 game lead over the Rays in the standings. As a team the Yankees are hitting .249 with Brett Gardener hitting .276, Alex Rodriguez is hitting .270, and Brian McCann hitting .264. The Yankees pitching staff has an ERA of 3.70 with the starters at 4.02 and the bullpen at 3.11. For game one in Baltimore the Yankees start Michael Pineda who has allowed 75 hits and 26 earned runs while striking out 76 over 70.1 innings for a 7-2 record and a 3.33 ERA.
Baltimore is 6-2 in game one of a series, 38-16 against a right-handed starter, and 3-7 in their last 10 Friday games. New York is 4-1 in their last five road games, 5-2 following an off day, and 5-1 in Pineda’s last six road starts. New York is 2-8 in their last 10 games in Baltimore.
With the total set at 8.0 it’s just a lean but my free pick is going to be the under. My stronger pick is on the winning team and I will post that in the Premium Area as well as on the App.