Yankees vs Orioles: MLB Betting Lines, Stats and Predictions – April 6, 2021

Posted By PlayPicks Staff on April 6, 2021

The New York Yankees (2-2) are set to take on the Baltimore Orioles (3-1) on Tuesday at 6:35 PM ET. The Yankees are listed as -315 favorites by bookmakers, while the underdog Orioles have +255 odds. Gerrit Cole starts for New York while Baltimore will counter with Dean Kremer.

The betting insights and predictions in this article reflect betting data from DraftKings as of April 6, 2021, 3:00 AM 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 played as a favorite of -315 or more twice last season and won both games.
  • The sportsbooks’ moneyline implies a 72.9% chance of a victory for the Yankees.
  • New York’s games went over the total in 26 of their 54 chances last season.

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Orioles Betting Insights

  • The Orioles were victorous in 21, or 40.4%, of the 52 contests they were chosen as underdogs in last season.
  • Last season, Baltimore was a moneyline underdog of -315 or longer one time, losing every contest.
  • The Orioles have an implied victory probability of 27.1% according to the moneyline set by oddsmakers for this matchup.
  • Baltimore’s games went over the total in 27 of its 55 opportunities.

Orioles Probable Pitcher – Dean Kremer

  • Kremer will start for the Orioles, his first this season.
  • The 25-year-old right-hander started and threw 2 2/3 innings in his last appearance on Wednesday, Sept. 23 against the Red Sox.
  • Kremer and his team dropped all three games he appeared in when they were the moneyline underdog a season ago.
  • Pitchers reflected above are based on projections as of April 6, 2021 at 6:09 AM ET and may not be the pitchers at game time.

Yankees Hitting Splits

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

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Yankees Probable Pitcher – Gerrit Cole

  • The Yankees’ Cole will make his second start of the season.
  • Among qualified major league pitchers this season, the 30-year-old’s 8 strikeouts rank 11th, and his 13.50 K/9 ranks 10th.
  • Pitchers reflected above are based on projections as of April 6, 2021 at 6:09 AM ET and may not be the pitchers at game time.

Orioles Hitting Splits

Split Record
Overall 3-1
Home 0-0
Road 3-1
vs LHP (Starters) 0-1
vs RHP (Starters) 3-0
Day Games 0-0
Night Games 3-1

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 in games last season when they racked up at least two home runs.
  • DJ LeMahieu finished last season with a .364 batting average while adding 10 home runs and 27 RBI.
  • Gio Urshela was a key run producer with a .298 average, six homers and 30 RBI.

Orioles Hitting Stats

  • The Orioles ranked 15th in Major League Baseball with 77 home runs.
  • 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 hit .341 with five doubles, five home runs and 11 walks.

Game Prediction

Moneyline Pick: Orioles (+255)

Over/Under Pick: Over (8.5)

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

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