The New York Yankees have won David Phelps' last six starts against division opponents, which is important to consider when making your MLB picks Friday as they open up a three-game series with the Baltimore Orioles at Oriole Park at Camden Yards.
Courtesy of SBR Forum, the Yankees are plus-108 road underdogs in the pro baseball odds, while the betting total sits at 9.5 in the market.
Let's take a closer look at this American League East matchup from a betting perspective, while offering up a prediction along the way.
The New York Yankees hit the road after going 4-5 on their most recent nine-game homestand, which included a 2-0 shutout loss to the Texas Rangers as plus-115 underdogs Thursday.
Since June 7, the Yankees have scored just 56 combined runs—the lowest figure of any MLB team over that span.
The Baltimore Orioles have alternated wins and losses over their last four games, as they picked up a 7-3 victory over the Cleveland Indians as minus-136 home favorites Thursday.
Orioles left-hander T.J. McFarland is scheduled to make his first MLB start—entering with a 1-0 record and 4.14 ERA in 18 appearances out of the bullpen.
I'm going to recommend that readers back the New York Yankees as one of their MLB picks Friday, as they've won nine of their last 13 series openers.
MLB Pick: New York Yankees plus-107
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