Yankees vs Orioles: MLB Betting Lines, Stats and Predictions – April 5, 2021

Posted By PlayPicks Staff on April 5, 2021

The Baltimore Orioles (6-0) will look to Cedric Mullins, who is coming off of a five-hit game, to lead them in a matchup with the New York Yankees (1-2) on Monday at 6:35 PM ET. five and the Orioles are +190 underdogs for the contest, according to oddsmakers. New York’s Jordan Montgomery and Baltimore’s Jorge Lopez have been named the starters for this contest.

The betting insights and predictions in this article reflect betting data from DraftKings as of April 4, 2021, 9:00 PM ET. See table below for current betting odds and CLICK HERE to place a bet at DraftKings.

Yankees vs Orioles Betting Lines

Yankees Betting Insights

  • Last season, the Yankees won 30 out of the 47 games, or 63.8%, in which they’ve been favored.
  • New York was 9-3 last season when entering a game favored by -230 or more on the moneyline.
  • Sportsbooks have implied with the moneyline set for this matchup that the Yankees have a 66.9% chance to win.
  • Last season, New York and its opponents hit the over in 26 of their 54 games with a total.

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Orioles Betting Insights

  • The Orioles were underdogs in 52 games last season and came away with the win 21 times (40.4%) in those contests.
  • Baltimore had a win-loss record of 3-5 when favored by +190 or worse by bookmakers last year.
  • The moneyline set for this matchup implies the Orioles have a 33.1% chance of walking away with the win.
  • Baltimore and its opponents went over the total last season in 27 of their 55 opportunities.

Orioles Probable Pitcher – Jorge López

  • Lopez makes his first start of the season for the Orioles.
  • The 28-year-old right-hander last appeared Friday, Sept. 25 against the Blue Jays, when he started and went two innings.
  • Lopez and his team finished 1-7 in the eight games he appeared in when they were moneyline underdogs a season ago.
  • Pitchers reflected above are based on projections as of April 5, 2021 at 2:08 AM ET and may not be the pitchers at game time.

Yankees Hitting Splits

Split Record
Overall 1-2
Home 1-2
Road 0-0
vs LHP (Starters) 0-1
vs RHP (Starters) 1-1
Day Games 0-2
Night Games 1-0

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Yankees Probable Pitcher – Jordan Montgomery

  • Montgomery will make his first start of the season for the Yankees.
  • The 28-year-old lefty last pitched Thursday, Oct. 8 against the Rays, tossing four innings as the starter.
  • Montgomery appeared in nine games last season as the moneyline favorite and his team finished with a record of 5-4 in those contests.
  • Pitchers reflected above are based on projections as of April 5, 2021 at 2:08 AM ET and may not be the pitchers at game time.

Orioles Hitting Splits

Split Record
Overall 6-0
Home 0-0
Road 6-0
vs LHP (Starters) 0-0
vs RHP (Starters) 5-0
Day Games 0-0
Night Games 6-0

Yankees Hitting Stats

  • The Yankees ranked fifth-best in MLB play last season with 94 total home runs.
  • The Yankees had a 21-5 record last season in games when they hit at least two homers.
  • DJ LeMahieu finished last season with a .364 batting average while adding 10 home runs and 27 RBI.
  • Gio Urshela finished with 30 RBI while batting .298 and hitting six homers.

Orioles Hitting Stats

  • The Orioles’ 77 home runs ranked 15th in Major League Baseball.
  • They hit 38 homers, an average of 1.3 per game, in 30 road contests last season.
  • Maikel Franco drove in 38 RBI last season while batting .278.
  • Ryan Mountcastle had five doubles, five home runs and 11 walks while hitting .341.

Game Prediction

Moneyline Pick: Orioles (+190)

Over/Under Pick: Over (9.5)

Predictions are calculated by a data-driven algorithm derived from offensive performance metrics and probable starting pitchers.

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