Yankees vs Orioles: MLB Betting Odds, Trends & Stats – April 6, 2021

Posted By Staff on April 6, 2021

The New York Yankees (2-2) and the Baltimore Orioles (3-1) square off on Tuesday at 6:35 PM ET. The Yankees are favored () against the underdog Orioles (). New York’s Gerrit Cole starts against Baltimore’s 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 bet at DraftKings Sportsbook.

Yankees vs Orioles Betting Odds

Pitching Matchup

Cole (NYY) Pitcher Kremer (BAL)
0 – 0 W/L 0 – 1
5.1 IP 0.0
3.38 ERA 0.00
1.310 WHIP 0.000
13.5 K/9 0
3.4 BB/9 0

Yankees Probable Starter Gerrit Cole

  • The Yankees were favored on the moneyline for one Cole start this season — they lost.

Starting pitcher projections reflect team information as of April 6, 2021 at 6:09 AM ET and may change up to the start of game.

Orioles Stats vs Cole

Player AB AVG H HR RBI OBP OPS
Freddy Galvis 16 .188 3 1 2 .278 .716
Rio Ruiz 13 .154 2 0 4 .214 .445
Maikel Franco 10 .500 5 2 4 .583 1.783
Pedro Severino 8 .125 1 0 0 .222 .472
Trey Mancini 7 .000 0 0 0 .000 .000
Cedric Mullins 6 .167 1 0 0 .167 .334
Chance Sisco 6 .167 1 1 1 .167 .834
Anthony Santander 6 .333 2 0 0 .333 .833
Ryan Mountcastle 5 .200 1 0 2 .333 .533
Pat Valaika 5 .000 0 0 0 .000 .000

Orioles Probable Starter Dean Kremer

  • The Orioles will send Kremer to the mound for his first start this season.
  • The last time the 25-year-old pitched was on Wednesday, Sept. 23 against the Red Sox. The righty threw 2 2/3 innings as the starter in that matchup.
  • Kremer and his team lost each of the three games he appeared in last season when they were the moneyline underdog.

Starting pitcher projections reflect team information as of April 6, 2021 at 6:09 AM ET and may change up to the start of game.

Yankees Stats vs Kremer

Player AB AVG H HR RBI OBP OPS
DJ LeMahieu 6 .167 1 0 0 .167 .500
Brett Gardner 5 .000 0 0 0 .000 .000
Clint Frazier 4 .250 1 0 1 .333 1.083
Mike Tauchman 3 .000 0 0 0 .250 .250
Tyler Wade 2 .000 0 0 0 .000 .000
Gleyber Torres 2 .500 1 0 0 .500 1.000
Gary Sánchez 1 1.000 1 0 0 1.000 3.000
Aaron Hicks 1 .000 0 0 0 .667 .667

Yankees Betting Trends

  • Last season the Yankees were the fourth-highest scoring team in MLB action averaging 5.3 runs per game (315 total).
  • The Yankees won 63.8% of the games last season they were favored on the moneyline (30-17).
  • New York played as a moneyline favorite of -315 or shorter in only two games last season, and they won both.
  • New York played in 54 games with a set over/under, and combined with its opponents to go over the total 26 times (26-26-2).

Orioles Betting Trends

  • The Orioles won 21, or 40.4%, of the 52 games they played as underdogs last season.
  • Last season, Baltimore was at least a +255 underdog on the moneyline one time, losing each of those contests.
  • Last season, Baltimore and its opponents hit the over in 27 of their 55 games with a total.

Yankees Players to Watch

  • DJ LeMahieu had a batting average of .364 with 71 total hits last season.
  • Among the qualifying batters in MLB play, LeMahieu ranked fifth in hits (71), first in BA (.364), and third in OBP (.421).
  • 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.
  • Anthony Santander slugged 11 long balls while driving in 32 runs.

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
Chance Sisco 98 .214 11 4 10 .364 .742
Ramón Urías 25 .360 3 1 3 .407 .967

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