Yankees vs Orioles: MLB Betting Odds, Trends & Stats – April 5, 2021

Posted By Staff on April 5, 2021

The Baltimore Orioles face the New York Yankees after Cedric Mullins had a five-hit outing in an 11-3 win over the Red Sox. The Yankees are favored () in this matchup with the Orioles (), which begins at 6:35 PM ET on Monday. New York has Jordan Montgomery set to start, while Baltimore counters Jorge Lopez.

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 bet at DraftKings Sportsbook.

Yankees vs Orioles Betting Odds

Pitching Matchup

The probable pitchers for both teams have not made a start this season. Here are their stats from last season:

Montgomery (NYY) Pitcher López (BAL)
2 – 3 W/L 2 – 2
44.0 IP 39.0
5.11 ERA 6.69
1.300 WHIP 1.460
9.6 K/9 6.5
1.8 BB/9 2.5

Yankees Probable Starter Jordan Montgomery

  • Montgomery makes his first start of the season for the Yankees.
  • The 28-year-old lefty started and threw four innings in his last appearance on Thursday, Oct. 8 against the Rays.
  • Montgomery’s team went 5-4 in games he appeared in when they were the moneyline favorite a season ago.

Starting pitcher projections reflect team information as of April 5, 2021 at 2:08 AM ET and may change up to the start of game.

Orioles Stats vs Montgomery

Player AB AVG H HR RBI OBP OPS
Trey Mancini 13 .308 4 0 0 .357 .665
Pedro Severino 3 .000 0 0 0 .000 .000
Cedric Mullins 2 .000 0 0 0 .000 .000
Austin Hays 2 .500 1 0 0 .500 1.000
Anthony Santander 2 .500 1 0 1 .500 1.000
Ryan Mountcastle 2 .500 1 0 1 .667 1.167
Pat Valaika 2 .000 0 0 0 .000 .000
Rio Ruiz 2 .000 0 0 0 .000 .000
Maikel Franco 1 .000 0 0 0 .000 .000

Orioles Probable Starter Jorge López

  • The Orioles will send out Lopez for his first start of the season.
  • The last time the righty took the mound was on Friday, Sept. 25 last season, when he pitched two innings in a matchup with the Blue Jays.
  • Lopez appeared in eight games last season as the moneyline underdog and his team finished with a record of 1-7 in those contests.

Starting pitcher projections reflect team information as of April 5, 2021 at 2:08 AM ET and may change up to the start of game.

Yankees Stats vs López

Player AB AVG H HR RBI OBP OPS
Brett Gardner 5 .600 3 0 0 .600 1.200
DJ LeMahieu 5 .400 2 0 1 .500 1.100
Gio Urshela 4 .250 1 0 0 .250 .500
Clint Frazier 4 .250 1 1 3 .400 1.400
Mike Tauchman 3 .333 1 0 0 .333 .666
Tyler Wade 2 .000 0 0 0 .333 .333
Gleyber Torres 1 .000 0 0 0 .000 .000
Jay Bruce 1 .000 0 0 0 .000 .000

Yankees Betting Trends

  • Last season the Yankees were the fourth-highest scoring team in baseball averaging 5.3 runs per game (315 total).
  • The Yankees put together a 30-17 record in games they were listed as the moneyline favorite last season (winning 63.8% of those games).
  • New York went 9-3 last year (winning 75% of its games) when playing as a moneyline favorite of -230 or shorter.
  • In the 54 games oddsmakers set an over/under for New York, it combined with opponents to go over the total 26 times (26-26-2).

Orioles Betting Trends

  • Last season, the Orioles won 21 out of the 52 games, or 40.4%, in which they were the underdog.
  • Baltimore had a record of 3-5 in games where sportsbooks had them as underogs of at least +190 on the moneyline.
  • Baltimore and its opponents hit the over in 27 of their 55 games with a total last season.

Yankees Players to Watch

  • DJ LeMahieu had a batting average of .364 with 71 total hits last season.
  • LeMahieu ranked fifth in hits (71), first in BA (.364), and third in OBP (.421) among qualifying hitters in MLB.
  • Gio Urshela was productive with 30 runs batted in while picking up 45 hits.

Yankees Batting Stats (2020)

Player AB AVG R HR RBI OBP OPS
DJ LeMahieu 195 .364 41 10 27 .421 1.011
Aaron Hicks 169 .225 28 6 21 .376 .790
Gary Sánchez 156 .147 19 10 24 .253 .618
Gio Urshela 151 .298 24 6 30 .368 .858
Gleyber Torres 136 .243 17 3 16 .356 .724
Clint Frazier 131 .267 24 8 26 .394 .905
Brett Gardner 130 .223 20 5 15 .354 .746
Aaron Judge 101 .257 23 9 22 .336 .890
Jay Bruce 96 .198 11 6 14 .245 .714
Mike Tauchman 95 .242 18 0 14 .324 .629

Orioles Players to Watch

  • Maikel Franco finished with a .278 average and 38 RBI last season.
  • Franco’s 62 hits ranked 20th, his .457 SLG ranked fifth, and his 38 RBI ranked 22nd among qualified hitters in MLB.
  • Ryan Mountcastle collected 43 hits, posted an OBP of .393 and a .500 SLG.

Orioles Batting Stats (2020)

Player AB AVG R HR RBI OBP OPS
Maikel Franco 223 .278 23 8 38 .318 .775
Rio Ruiz 185 .227 25 9 32 .287 .719
Pedro Severino 160 .250 17 5 21 .322 .710
Anthony Santander 153 .261 24 11 32 .302 .877
Pat Valaika 141 .277 24 8 16 .315 .790
Freddy Galvis 141 .220 18 7 16 .308 .712
Cedric Mullins 140 .271 16 3 12 .315 .722
Ryan Mountcastle 126 .341 12 5 24 .393 .893
Austin Hays 122 .279 20 4 9 .328 .721
Chance Sisco 98 .214 11 4 10 .364 .742

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