Written and authored by Major League Baseball Expert Analyst Charlie McDougall. Charliessports.com produces it for Baseball news and notes. The teams will play on Sunday May 10th, 2015. At 1:05 PM EST.
The (13-15) Baltimore Orioles of the American League East Division will be in the “EMPIRE STATE” for the finale of the four-game weekend series. Baltimore will play the (19-12) New York Yankees also of the American League East in 2015 MLB action. The teams will play at world famous Yankee Stadium in New York, New York. The Best Sports Handicapper believes Baltimore Orioles are struggling this season, despite winning the AL East in 2014. The New York Yankees seem to be the team to beat in the AL East. The opening betting line has Baltimore as a +155 road underdog; the betting total is eight runs for Sunday’s game.
The 2015 Baltimore Orioles have lost four of five, Baltimore beat the Yankees 6-2 in a matinee on Saturday May 9th. Baltimore is fourth in the Division, four and a half games out of first place. Center Fielder Adam Jones has a team-best .355 batting average, 38 hits and 21 RBI S. First Baseman Chris Davis is the Orioles leader with seven home runs. Baltimore has a .271 batting average and a .329 on-base percentage. Shortstop Everth Cabrera is on the 15-day disabled list with a foot injury. Baltimore is 1-8 their last nine baseball games away from Camden Yards. The betting odds under the total are 35-16 Baltimore last fifty-one on the road. The Baltimore Orioles are 5-5 their last ten MLB Betting Picks overall, going over the betting odds total four times and staying under the betting odds total six. The Baltimore Orioles will throw Right Hander Bud Norris (1-3) with a 9.75 ERA in the fourth game of the series. The 6’0″ 220 pounder went seven innings, giving up seven hits and three runs in a 3-2 loss to the Mets on May 5th. The betting odds over the total are 6-2 Norris last eight road starts. Baltimore is 30/1 to win the 2015 MLB World Series Title.
The 2015 New York Yankees have won three of their last five baseball contests. The Yankees are first in the AL East, two and a half games in front of second-place Tampa Bay. First Baseman Mark Teixeira and Center Fielder Jacoby Ellsbury are the team leaders at the plate. The Yankees are hitting .247 as a team with a .322 on-base percentage. The Yankees hit the road on May 11th for seven games beginning in Tampa Bay, and they finish up at Kansas City. The Yankees are 12-2 their last fourteen on grass. The Yankees are 16-5 their last twenty-one baseball games overall. The New York Yankees are 7-3 their last ten overall, going over the betting odds total three times and staying under the betting odds total seven. The Right Handed Michael Pineda, who is (4-0) with a 2.97 ERA, will be on the pitcher’s mound for the final game of the series. Pineda went eight innings, allowing five hits and zero runs his last start on May 5th a 6-3 victory at Toronto. The betting odds over the total are 6-2 the last eight between the teams. The New York Yankees are 9/1 to win the 2015 MLB American League Title.