|MLB Yankees vs. Orioles Picks & Predictions for Saturday, September 8|
|Written by ATSSportsline.com|
|Saturday, 08 September 2012 14:15|
Yankees vs. Orioles MLB Free Pick
BALTIMORE, MD (ATS Consultants) – This is the third game of a four-game series. C.C. Sabathia goes to the mound for the Yankees against Joe Saunders for Baltimore. The opening pitch starts at 7:05pmET from Camden Yards in Baltimore.
ODDS: The oddsmakers have installed the Yankees as a -140 favorite over the Orioles. The total is 8.5 in most books. The Yankees come in with a 77-60 overall record and are 58-76 Under, while the Orioles are 77-60 overall and are 60-73 Under (before Friday night's results).
LINE MOVEMENT: The Yankees opened as a -140 favorite and remained there at most books. The total started at 8.5 and remained there at most books.
PUBLIC BETTING: Of the wagers currently placed on tonight’s game, 82% of public bettors favor the Yankees. These numbers are subject to change, however, so make sure you click on the “Public Betting” link available in this paragraph to get the most up-to-date information.
MLB FREE PICK: Take the Baltimore Orioles over the NY Yankees. According to latest MLB trends, the Yankees are 3-7 in their last 10 road games vs. a team with a winning home record, 3-8 in their last 11 road games, 1-4 in their last 5 games with the total set at 6.5 or lower, 2-9 in their last 11 vs. a team with a winning record and are 1-5 in Sabathia's last 6 starts vs. American League East. Orioles are 4-0 in their last 4 games vs. a left-handed starter, 6-1 in their last 7 home games, 13-3 in their last 16 home games vs. a left-handed starter and 4-1 last 5 as an underdog. Baltimore gets great value as a dog. Joe Saunders makes his third start for Baltimore. That's an advantage for the Orioles, considering the fact that they Yankees are hitting 11 less points (.251) against lefties. Baltimores hits lefties (.251 to .241) better than righties. They are at home in front of a sellout crowd with right-handed hitters like Mark Reynolds and Adam Jones who are on home run tears.
SATURDAY MLB FREE PICK: BALTIMORE ORIOLES +145