This is it. The New York Yankees need to take care of business over their next nine games or else they’ll face a near insurmountable feat of controlling the narrative against the Boston Red Sox and Toronto Blue Jays.
It all starts with a trip to Camden Yards to face the Baltimore Orioles, who have given the Bombers problems in 2021. The Rays finished their season 18-1 against the O’s, whereas New York is just 9-7 against them heading into Tuesday night.
Can we make it a somewhat respectable 12-7 come Thursday? Baltimore is arguably the worst team in baseball. These are the games that must be capitalized upon, especially down the stretch.
Thankfully, the Yanks have a very favorable matchup to kick off the series, so let’s take a look at the betting preview for this evening.
What Time is the Yankees Game Today?
First pitch today is scheduled for 7:05 p.m. ET at Camden Yards in Baltimore.
What Channel is the Yankees Game on Today?
This one can be found on the YES Network for those in the New York area as well as MASN for the folks in the Baltimore/DC area.
Yankees vs Orioles Odds Today
Per WynnBET, the Yankees are insane favorites at -370 on the moneyline (bet $370 to win $100). If you like value, the Orioles are +275 on the moneyline (bet $100 to win $275) AND they’re getting a +4.5 advantage on the run line. Seriously! They’re -165 to lose the game by four or fewer runs (bet $165 to win $100) and the Yanks are +140 on the -4.5 line (bet $100 to win $140).
The over/under for total runs scored is 9.5, with the over at -115 (bet $115 to win $100) and the under at -105 (bet $105 to win $100).
Yankees Pitcher Today
Gerrit Cole (14-7, 2.78 ERA) is back from his short layoff due to hamstring tightness, which forced him to leave his start last week against the Blue Jays early. He’ll be facing off against lefty Alexander Wells (1-2, 7.15 ERA). The Yankees destroyed him back on Aug. 3 in that 13-1 win, charging the Australian with six earned runs in just 2.1 innings of work. This will be just his second start since that day.
Meanwhile, Cole has a career 1.36 ERA against the O’s in six starts. But keep an eye on his hamstring as a potential “issue” in this one.
Yankees Starting Lineup
Check back later for the starting lineup!
Yankees vs Orioles Prediction Today
Do you really need analysis here? There is none. It’s Gerrit Cole vs one of the worst teams of the last few years, and the Yankees will have the privilege of facing a guy with a 7.00 ERA. Should be a blowout.
That said, include the Yankees in some sort of parlay if you’re going to bet on them, because the money line and run line are far too pricey for a standalone wager.
Yankees win, 8-1.
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