June 12, 2015 at 10:39 AM #55846Qbin Missile CrisisKeymaster
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MLB betting action sees the : New York Yankees taking on the Chicago Cubs Friday June 12th at Oriole Park at Camden Yards, Baltimore, Maryland. Cappers Picks provides free MLB handicapping tips all season long.
: New York Yankees (33-26) vs. Chicago Cubs (29-30)
Venue/ Stadium: Oriole Park at Camden Yards, Baltimore, Maryland
Time/Date: 7:05 PM EST Friday June 12, 2015
MLB Betting Odds
MLB Moneyline: Yankees -125 / Orioles +105
MLB Betting Over/Under Odds: 8 runs
PITCHING MATCH UP: New York: Michael Pineda (7-2, 3.33 ERA)
Baltimore: Ubaldo Jimenez (3-3, 3.02 ERA)
: New York Yankees vs. Chicago Cubs Preview
1. The Yankees had their 7-game winning streak snapped in their last game.
2. The Yankees rank 2nd in the Majors in runs scored.
3. The Orioles have won 4 in a row.
This season the Orioles are 18-12 at home and the Yankees are 17-15 on the road.
In their last games the Orioles beat the Boston Red Sox 6-5 and the Yankees lost to the Washington Nationals 5-4.
The Yankees and their 7-game winning streak is over and tonight they take on a team that building a streak of their own in the Orioles, who have won 4 straight. New York is still in first place in the wide-open AL East and while Baltimore is in 4th place in the division they are only 4 games back of the Yankees.
The Orioles have won 8 of their last 10 home games facing the Yankees.
Baltimore can get back to .500 for the first time since May 5th and the reason they have been winning lately is their pitching, which has an ERA of 2.32 in their last 7 games.
The Orioles have lost their last 2 games with Ubaldo Jimenez on the hill, but it is because of their lack of offense why they lost those games. In his last 2 starts has only given up 3 earned runs in 11 innings.
Jimenez does not have a decision in his 4 four starts and is winless in his last 5, but at home this season he is 3-1 record and 2.06 ERA in 5 starts. The Orioles are 8-1 in Jimenez’s last 9 home starts. In his career against the Yankees he is 2-4 with an ERA of 5.50.
Michael Pineda has won his last 2 starts and in his last outing he gave up 2 earned runs in 6 innings in a 7-2 win over the Seattle Mariners. He is 3-0 with a 2.56 ERA in 6 starts against the Orioles and the Yankees are 7-3 in their last 10 games with him on the hill where they were the favorite.
Baltimore ranks 19th in the Majors in runs scored and 13th in team ERA.
MLB Betting Trends
* New York is 7-1 in their last 8 overall.
* New York is 4-1 in their last 5 road games.
* New York has an Over record of 5-2 in their last 7 road games.
* Baltimore is 4-0 in their last 4 overall.
* Baltimore is 5-1 in their last 6 games as a home underdog.
4*Cappers MLB Free Pick
I think the Baltimore bats will give Jimenez some run support tonight and he will have another solid home outing, as the Orioles will take the first game of this division series.
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