Yankees vs Orioles: MLB Betting Lines, Stats and Predictions – April 7, 2021

Posted By PlayPicks Staff on April 7, 2021

The New York Yankees (3-2) hope to complete a three-game sweep of the Baltimore Orioles (3-2) when the teams meet at 6:35 PM ET on Wednesday. The Yankees are -210 favorites to keep the Orioles out of the win column in the series. New York’s Jameson Taillon gets the start, and he’ll go against Baltimore’s John Means.

The betting insights and predictions in this article reflect betting data from DraftKings as of April 6, 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

  • The Yankees were favorites in 47 games last season and won 30 (63.8%) of those contests.
  • New York had a record of 14-3 in games where bookmakers favored them by at least -210 on the moneyline.
  • The moneyline for this contest implies a 65.1% chance of a victory for the Yankees.
  • New York and its opponents hit the over in 26 of their 54 games with a total last season.

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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 mark of 6-8 in contests where sportsbooks set them as +175 or longer on the moneyline.
  • The moneyline set for this matchup implies the Orioles have a 34.9% chance of coming away with a victory in the contest.
  • Contests with Baltimore went over the total set by sportsbooks in 27 of 55 chances last season.

Orioles Probable Pitcher – John Means

  • The Orioles will look to Means (2-0) to open the game and make his third start this season.
  • The 27-year-old’s .00 ERA ranks first, his .140 WHIP ranks second, and his 10 strikeouts rank 10th among qualifying pitchers this season.
  • Means will look to pick up his third outing of five or more innings pitched this season. He’s averaging 7.1 innings per appearance.
  • Pitchers reflected above are based on projections as of April 7, 2021 at 2:06 AM ET and may not be the pitchers at game time.

Yankees Hitting Splits

Split Record
Overall 3-2
Home 3-2
Road 0-0
vs LHP (Starters) 0-1
vs RHP (Starters) 3-1
Day Games 0-2
Night Games 3-0

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Yankees Probable Pitcher – Jameson Taillon

  • Taillon will make his first start of the season for the Yankees.
  • The 29-year-old right-hander will make his season debut.
  • The right-hander did not pitch as the moneyline favorite last season.
  • Pitchers reflected above are based on projections as of April 7, 2021 at 2:06 AM ET and may not be the pitchers at game time.

Orioles Hitting Splits

Split Record
Overall 3-2
Home 0-0
Road 3-2
vs LHP (Starters) 0-1
vs RHP (Starters) 3-1
Day Games 0-0
Night Games 3-2

Yankees Hitting Stats

  • The Yankees ranked fifth-best in MLB action last season with 94 total home runs.
  • The Yankees went 21-5 last season in games when they send out 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 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 were 12-9 last season when they hit two or more home runs in a game.
  • Maikel Franco drove in 38 runs batted in a season ago.
  • Ryan Mountcastle had five doubles, five home runs and 11 walks while batting .341.

Game Prediction

Moneyline Pick: Orioles (+175)

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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