Yankees vs. Orioles Sunday Prediction

New York Yankees vs. Baltimore Orioles, 8/26/2018 Prediction & Odds

The ESPN Sunday Night Baseball Game features American League East rivals the New York Yankees and Baltimore Orioles wrapping up their series at 8:05 p.m. ET. Will the Yankees beat the O’s on the runline?

Game Snapshot & Odds

963 New York Yankees (-245) at 964 Baltimore Orioles (+225); 8.5 runs

Sunday, August 26, 2018

8:05 p.m. ET, Oriole Park at Camden Yards

TV: ESPN

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Public Betting Trends

According to oddsmakers from online sports book BetNow.eu, the Yankees as a -245 favorite. As of this writing, 71% of the betting tickets wagered at online sportsbooks are on the Yankees to beat the Orioles on the moneyline. This information is subject to change, however, so be sure to check out our MLB Public Betting Page for updated figures on this game.

Yankees’ Severino strikes out eight in win over Blue Jays

Luis Severino improved to 16-6 on the season after allowing two runs in five innings against the Blue Jays on Saturday. He walked two and gave up six hits while striking out eight. This was a nice bounce-back start for Severino who has been struggling and had a 7.50 ERA over his last seven starts prior to Saturday.

Orioles’ Bundy knocked around again in loss to Blue Jays

Dylan Bundy struggled again Tuesday, getting charged with seven runs over four-plus innings in a loss to the Blue Jays. The home run ball once again hurt Bundy, as he served up a trio of solo shots and has now surrendered a league-high 33 dingers on the season. It wasn’t just the longball, though, as the Jays piled up 10 hits over his four-plus frames. Bundy has now given up at least five runs in six of eight starts since the beginning of July, pushing his ERA from 3.75 all the way up to 5.31. He’ll face Toronto again in his next start, with that one coming at home.

MLB Betting Trends

New York

The Yankees are 7-1 in their last eight games and 6-0 in their last six divisional games.

Baltimore

The Orioles are 0-4 in Bundy’s last four starts and are 3-15 in his last 18 outings versus American League East rivals.

Prediction:

The Yankees have won four straight games in Baltimore, are 5-1 in their last six games overall, and are 4-1 in Severino’s last five starts versus the O’s. The Yankees are also 15-3 in Severino’s last 18 starts versus a team with a losing record, is 38-15 in his last 53 starts and 8-3 in his last 11 road outings. Given how much the Orioles have struggled with Bundy on the mound, New York has value in the runline.

 

The Pick: New York Yankees -1.5 (-165)

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