Yankees vs Orioles: MLB Betting Odds, Trends & Stats – April 7, 2021

Posted By Staff on April 7, 2021

Aaron Judge brings a two-game home run streak into the New York Yankees’ (3-2) matchup against the Baltimore Orioles (3-2). The Yankees are favored () for this matchup with the Orioles (), which begins at 6:35 PM ET on Wednesday at Yankee Stadium. New York has Jameson Taillon starting things off, and Baltimore counters 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 bet at DraftKings Sportsbook.

Yankees vs Orioles Betting Odds

Pitching Matchup

Taillon (NYY) Pitcher Means (BAL)
0 – 0 W/L 2 – 4
0.0 IP 14.0
0.00 ERA 0.00
0.000 WHIP 0.140
0 K/9 6.4
0 BB/9 0.0

Yankees Probable Starter Jameson Taillon

  • Taillon starts for the first time this season for the Yankees.
  • The 29-year-old righty makes his season debut and pitches for the first time in more than a year.
  • Taillon’s team was never favored on the moneyline a season ago in games he pitched.

Starting pitcher projections reflect team information as of April 7, 2021 at 2:04 AM ET and may change up to the start of game.

Orioles Stats vs Taillon

Player AB AVG H HR RBI OBP OPS
Maikel Franco 7 .143 1 0 0 .143 .286
Freddy Galvis 6 .167 1 0 0 .375 .708
Rio Ruiz 2 .000 0 0 0 .000 .000
Pat Valaika 1 .000 0 0 0 .000 .000

Orioles Probable Starter John Means

  • His team won his only start as an underdog this season.

Starting pitcher projections reflect team information as of April 7, 2021 at 2:04 AM ET and may change up to the start of game.

Yankees Stats vs Means

Player AB AVG H HR RBI OBP OPS
DJ LeMahieu 12 .250 3 1 1 .250 .750
Aaron Judge 11 .182 2 0 4 .250 .523
Gary Sánchez 9 .222 2 1 1 .364 .920
Brett Gardner 6 .500 3 1 3 .571 1.738
Gio Urshela 5 .400 2 0 0 .400 1.000
Tyler Wade 4 .250 1 1 1 .250 1.250
Kyle Higashioka 4 .250 1 1 3 .250 1.250
Giancarlo Stanton 4 .250 1 0 1 .250 .500
Gleyber Torres 3 .333 1 0 0 .600 .933
Clint Frazier 3 .333 1 0 0 .333 .666

Yankees Betting Trends

  • Last season the Yankees scored the fourth-most runs in baseball (315 total, 5.3 per game).
  • The Yankees were favored on the moneyline 47 total times last season. They went 30-17 in those games.
  • When playing as a moneyline favorite with odds of -210 or shorter, New York went 14-3 (82.4%).
  • New York combined with opponents to go over the total 26 times last season for a 26-26-2 record against the over/under.

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 6-8 in games where oddsmakers had them as underogs of at least +175 on the moneyline.
  • Baltimore and its opponents went over the total last season in 27 of their 55 opportunities.

Yankees Players to Watch

  • DJ LeMahieu had a batting average of .364 with 71 total hits last season.
  • Among the qualified batters in MLB play, LeMahieu ranked fifth in hits (71), first in BA (.364), and third in OBP (.421).
  • Gio Urshela capitalized on opportunities 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 finished with a .575 SLG and 11 homers 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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