Yankees Vs Orioles: MLB Betting Odds, Trends & Stats – September 15, 2021

Posted By Staff on September 15, 2021

Gleyber Torres will try to notch his 100th hit of the season (he has 99) when the New York Yankees (81-64) play the Baltimore Orioles (46-98) on Wednesday at 7:05 PM ET. New York (-180 to win) has Nestor Cortes Jr. set to start, and Baltimore (+155) counters John Means.

The betting insights and predictions in this article reflect betting data from DraftKings as of September 15, 2021, 6:00 PM ET. See table below for current betting odds and CLICK HERE to bet at DraftKings Sportsbook.

Yankees vs Orioles Betting Odds

Pitching Matchup

Cortes Jr. (NYY) Pitcher Means (BAL)
2 – 2 W/L 5 – 7
73.1 IP 126.1
2.70 ERA 3.42
1.080 WHIP 1.000
9.3 K/9 8.1
2.6 BB/9 1.6

Yankees Probable Starter Nestor Cortes Jr.

  • Cortes makes the start for the Yankees, his 11th of the season. He is 2-2 with a 2.70 ERA and 76 strikeouts through 73 1/3 innings pitched.
  • In his most recent time out on Thursday, the left-hander tossed six innings against the Blue Jays, giving up two earned runs while surrendering six hits.
  • The opposing Orioles offense has a collective .240 batting average, and is 15th in the league with 1158 total hits and 25th in MLB action with 602 runs scored. They have the 16th-ranked slugging percentage (.407) and rank 15th in home runs (178) in all of MLB.
  • The Yankees have been the moneyline favorite in six of Cortes’ starts this season, and they went 4-2 in those matchups.

Starting pitcher projections reflect team information as of September 15, 2021 at 6:13 PM ET and may change up to the start of game.

Orioles Stats vs Cortes Jr.

Player AB AVG H HR RBI OBP OPS
Trey Mancini 5 .400 2 1 1 .400 1.400
Anthony Santander 4 .250 1 0 0 .250 .500
Cedric Mullins 3 .000 0 0 0 .000 .000
Austin Hays 3 .000 0 0 0 .000 .000
Austin Wynns 2 .500 1 0 0 .500 1.000
Ryan Mountcastle 2 .000 0 0 0 .333 .333
Jahmai Jones 2 .000 0 0 0 .000 .000
Ramón Urias 1 .000 0 0 0 .500 .500
Kelvin Gutierrez 1 .000 0 0 0 .000 .000

Orioles Probable Starter John Means

  • The Orioles’ Means (5-7) will make his 23rd start of the season.
  • The left-hander’s last appearance was on Thursday, when he threw seven innings against the Royals, giving up two earned runs while allowing five hits.
  • The Yankees have scored 632 runs this season, which ranks 19th in MLB. They are batting .237 for the campaign with 194 home runs, ninth in the league.
  • When he starts a game and his team is the underdog on the moneyline, they have a record of 7-9.

Starting pitcher projections reflect team information as of September 15, 2021 at 6:13 PM ET and may change up to the start of game.

Yankees Stats vs Means

Player AB AVG H HR RBI OBP OPS
DJ LeMahieu 17 .235 4 1 2 .222 .634
Aaron Judge 13 .154 2 0 4 .214 .445
Gary Sánchez 12 .250 3 1 1 .400 .900
Luke Voit 10 .200 2 1 4 .200 .700
Giancarlo Stanton 9 .444 4 1 2 .444 1.222
Brett Gardner 8 .500 4 1 3 .556 1.556
Gleyber Torres 7 .286 2 0 0 .500 .786
Gio Urshela 7 .429 3 0 0 .429 1.000
Tyler Wade 4 .250 1 1 1 .250 1.250
Kyle Higashioka 4 .250 1 1 3 .250 1.250

Yankees Betting Trends

  • The Yankees score an average of 4.3 runs per road game compared to 4.4 per contest at home.
  • The Yankees are the 19th-highest scoring team in MLB play averaging 4.4 runs per game (632 total).
  • The Yankees have won 57% of the games this season when they were the moneyline favorite (69-52).
  • New York has a record of 25-17 when it has played as a moneyline favorite with odds of -180 or shorter (59.5%).
  • In the 145 games oddsmakers have set an over/under for New York, it has combined with opponents to go over the total 62 times (62-81-2).
  • New York was the moneyline favorite for nine of its last 10 games, and went 3-6 in those matchups.
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Orioles Betting Trends

  • The Orioles rank 25th in the league with 602 total runs scored this season.
  • In home games this season, they have scored a total of 331 runs (4.6 per game) while pushing across 271 total away from Oriole Park at Camden Yards, an average of 3.8 per contest.
  • This season, the Orioles have been the underdog 134 times and won 43, or 32.1%, of those games.
  • Baltimore has a record of 15-43, a 25.9% win rate, when they’re set as an underdog of +155 or more by oddsmakers this season.
  • So far this season, Baltimore and its opponents have hit the over in 73 of their 144 games with a total.
  • In nine games as the underdog over the last 10 matchups, Baltimore has a record of 4-5.

Yankees Players to Watch

  • Aaron Judge has put up a team-best batting average of .292, while pacing the Yankees in home runs (34) and runs batted in (84).
  • Among qualifying hitters in baseball, Judge ranks sixth in HR (34), 20th in AVG (.292), and 10th in OBP (.376).
  • Giancarlo Stanton is batting .272 with 16 doubles, 28 home runs and 58 walks.
  • Among qualifying hitters in MLB action, Stanton’s average, hits and home run totals rank outside of the top 25.

Yankees Batting Stats (2021)

Player AB AVG R HR RBI OBP OPS
DJ LeMahieu 550 .271 76 10 56 .348 .717
Aaron Judge 489 .292 77 34 84 .376 .920
Giancarlo Stanton 445 .272 55 28 78 .358 .855
Gleyber Torres 397 .249 40 7 45 .320 .668
Gio Urshela 357 .258 32 11 41 .296 .699
Gary Sánchez 343 .210 50 21 51 .307 .744
Brett Gardner 327 .220 43 8 31 .331 .683
Anthony Rizzo 323 .248 41 14 40 .342 .788
Rougned Odor 312 .205 42 15 39 .287 .675
Joey Gallo 310 .223 57 25 55 .372 .862

Orioles Players to Watch

  • Cedric Mullins is batting .299 this season with 29 home runs, both rank first among Baltimore hitters.
  • Mullins ranks fifth in hits (162), 13th in AVG (.299), eighth in SLG (.538), 19th in OBP (.364), and 22nd in HR (29) among qualified hitters in MLB.
  • Trey Mancini has collected 132 hits this season and has an OBP of .331. He’s slugging .451 on the year.
  • Mancini ranks 19th in SLG among qualified hitters in the majors.

Orioles Batting Stats (2021)

Player AB AVG R HR RBI OBP OPS
Cedric Mullins 541 .299 85 29 56 .364 .902
Trey Mancini 505 .261 72 21 66 .331 .782
Ryan Mountcastle 467 .261 68 28 80 .311 .806
Austin Hays 421 .252 64 18 60 .299 .750
Anthony Santander 373 .247 50 17 47 .293 .738
Pedro Severino 335 .239 30 10 40 .298 .677
DJ Stewart 266 .203 39 12 33 .323 .699
Ramón Urías 251 .275 33 7 37 .359 .769
Pat Valaika 196 .194 14 4 21 .256 .537
Kelvin Gutierrez 135 .215 9 1 8 .254 .550

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