Baltimore Orioles at New York Yankees Betting Preview
Baltimore swept the Boston Red Sox to begin the 2021 season, but that success did not carry over into this series with the Yankees. The Orioles are expected to be an improved team in 2021, but they aren’t going to be a playoff contender.
The Yankees have improved their record to 3-2 after two straight wins, and this team is expected to be a World Series contender. New York has spent a ton of money in recent seasons, and you won’t find a more talented roster.
The New York Yankees are -195 in this matchup with the Baltimore Orioles on Wednesday night.
Baltimore Bats Not Producing
The Orioles are averaging four runs per game this season, but they have scored just two total runs against the Yankees. Baltimore is not going to be able to beat New York unless they find a way to put some runs on the board.
Centerfielder Cedric Mullins is hitting .524 to lead the team this early in the season, but Baltimore is looking for more power as well. The team has a slugging percentage of just .333, and that is near the bottom of the American League.
John Means makes the start for Baltimore on Wednesday night, and he didn’t allow an earned run in his first outing of the season. The Orioles have given up 14 runs to the Yankees this series and need a great start from their ace.
Yankees Getting Great Pitching
The New York Yankees lead MLB with a 1.76 team earned run average. New York has been getting great starts from their rotation, and that bullpen is hard to score against when given a lead.
Jameson Taillon will be on the hill for the Yankees on Wednesday, and he is an important piece for this team. If Taillon can turn into a dominant number two pitcher, then this could be a dream season for the Yankees.
Aaron Judge has homered in two straight games for New York, and Giancarlo Stanton leads the team with five runs batted in. The Yankees have a lineup that is filled with power, and that offense loves hitting at Yankee Stadium.
Yanks Complete Series Sweep
The Baltimore Orioles do have their ace on the mound in this game, and that could give them a chance to keep this one close. The Yankees lineup is just too loaded with talent, though, and they will eventually find a way to break through on offense.
Jameson Taillon is going to have a solid outing for the Yankees, and the bullpen will do its job in holding on to the lead. New York is a much more complete team in this matchup, and they will complete the series sweep.
Bet the Yankees -195 over the Orioles on Wednesday night.
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