Orioles vs. Yankees MLB Game Preview (6/18/24): Starting Lineups, Odds, Player Stats & Injuries

Written By Editorial Team on June 18, 2024
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The Baltimore Orioles are set to play the New York Yankees today at Yankee Stadium in New York. Game time is scheduled for 7:05 p.m. ET, airing on TBS. Orioles moneyline odds stand at +129, while Yankees odds are at -152. The game forecasts broken clouds with a high of 87°F. This matchup features two AL East teams, the Baltimore Orioles and the New York Yankees, competing in an eagerly awaited MLB game.

Orioles vs. Yankees pregame odds

The New York Yankees are favored to win against the Baltimore Orioles in this MLB matchup at Yankee Stadium. With moneyline odds ranging from -150 to -155 for the Yankees across various Massachusetts sports betting apps, they are the clear favorites. The game is expected to be high-scoring with an over/under set at 9.0. The run line is set at -1.5 for the Yankees, indicating expectations for a win by at least 2 runs.

  • DraftKings: Yankees -155, Orioles +130, over/under 9.0
  • FanDuel: Yankees -152, Orioles +128, over/under 9.0
  • Caesars: Yankees -155, Orioles +130, over/under 9.0
  • BetMGM: Yankees -150, Orioles +125, over/under 9.0

MLB odds are subject to change and may vary between sportsbooks for the Orioles vs Yankees.

Orioles vs. Yankees projected starting lineups

Orioles starting lineup tonight

  1. 3B Jordan Westburg (R)
  2. DH Adley Rutschman (S)
  3. 1B Ryan Mountcastle (R)
  4. SS Gunnar Henderson (L)
  5. RF Anthony Santander (S)
  6. 2B Jorge Mateo (R)
  7. CF Cedric Mullins (L)
  8. C James McCann (R)
  9. LF Colton Cowser (L)

Yankees starting lineup tonight

  1. SS Anthony Volpe (R)
  2. RF Juan Soto (L)
  3. CF Aaron Judge (R)
  4. LF Alex Verdugo (L)
  5. DH Giancarlo Stanton (R)
  6. 1B Anthony Rizzo (L)
  7. 2B Gleyber Torres (R)
  8. C Austin Wells (L)
  9. 3B DJ LeMahieu (R)

Orioles vs Yankees probable starting pitchers

(BAL) Albert Suárez (R)3-01.611.0520.67.8
(NYY) Nestor Cortes (L)3-53.591.1222.75.1

Orioles vs Yankees injuries

Orioles: Key pitchers on the injured list, including Danny Coulombe (elbow), Dean Kremer (triceps), Tyler Wells (elbow surgery, out for the season), John Means (elbow surgery, out for the season), and Kyle Bradish (UCL sprain). Their absences could impact Orioles odds in the upcoming game.

Yankees: Notable injuries include Anthony Rizzo (fractured radial neck, out 4-6 weeks), Gerrit Cole (right elbow inflammation, expected return in June), and Jon Berti (left calf strain, out until late-July). These injuries could affect Yankees odds for the match at Yankee Stadium.

Projected lineups, pitchers and injuries are pulled from Sportsdata.

Baltimore Orioles team stats

The Baltimore Orioles, with a strong season performance, are currently second in the AL East Division, showcasing a promising outlook for their upcoming games. Their batting average stands at .249, complemented by 114 home runs and 50 stolen bases, indicating a balanced offensive strategy. The Orioles’ pitching staff has been effective, maintaining a 3.07 ERA with 623 strikeouts, positioning them as a formidable opponent. Recent games against the Philadelphia Phillies resulted in victories, reflecting their current form with an 8-2 record in their last ten games.

  • Runs per game: 5.1
  • Team average: .249
  • Team home runs: 114
  • Team Stolen bases: 50
  • Team ERA: 3.07
  • Team pitching strikeouts: 623

New York Yankees team stats

Leading the AL East, the New York Yankees display a robust record this season, making them a top contender at Yankee Stadium. Their batting prowess is evident with a .253 average and 110 home runs, though their speed on the bases is slightly lower with 37 stolen bases. The Yankees’ pitching is slightly better than the Orioles, holding a 3.05 ERA and amassing 627 strikeouts, indicating a tight pitching unit. Despite a mixed performance in their last ten games (5-5), their overall season performance remains strong, especially highlighted by their recent matches against the Boston Red Sox.

  • Runs per game: 5.1
  • Team average: .253
  • Team home runs: 110
  • Team Stolen bases: 37
  • Team ERA: 3.05
  • Team pitching strikeouts: 627

Orioles vs. Yankees: player stats and recent news

For MLB bettors focusing on the upcoming Orioles and Yankees game, key player performances and recent team news are crucial. The Baltimore Orioles show promise with Adley Rutschman leading in batting average and Gunnar Henderson in home runs, indicating strong offensive potential. Recent news highlights Yennier Cano’s third save and Coby Mayo’s powerful rehab assignment, potentially boosting the Orioles odds. On the New York Yankees side, Aaron Judge and Juan Soto are the standout players, with Judge leading in home runs and RBIs, and Soto in batting average and runs. These statistics are essential for assessing the Yankees odds at Yankee Stadium.

Orioles top performers

The Baltimore Orioles’ lineup features key players like Adley Rutschman and Gunnar Henderson, impacting their MLB odds. With Rutschman’s high batting average and Henderson’s home run count, they are players to watch. Recent developments, such as Cano’s saves and Mayo’s rehab performance, could influence the Orioles’ offensive strength.

  • AVG Leader: Adley Rutschman .289
  • HR Leader: Gunnar Henderson 22
  • RBI Leader: Adley Rutschman 53
  • Runs Leader: Gunnar Henderson 56
  • SB Leader: Cedric Mullins 13

Yankees top performers

The New York Yankees’ lineup, highlighted by Aaron Judge’s home runs and RBIs, alongside Juan Soto’s batting average and runs, showcases their offensive capabilities. These players’ performances are pivotal for the Yankees odds in MLB, especially at Yankee Stadium.

  • AVG Leader: Juan Soto .315
  • HR Leader: Aaron Judge 26
  • RBI Leader: Aaron Judge 64
  • Runs Leader: Juan Soto 58
  • SB Leader: Anthony Volpe 15
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