Baltimore Orioles at Houston Astros Free MLB Picks & Odds
by Guy Bruhn - 5/31/2014
Sunday, June 1, 1:10 PM on MAS2, CSNH
Minute Maid Park, Houston, Texas
Baltimore Orioles - Chen, W (5-2) vs. Houston Astros - Feldman, S (3-2)
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On Sunday afternoon, Wei-Yin Chen will be looking to pick up his sixth win of the season when the Baltimore Orioles play against Scott Feldman and the Houston Astros.
On Tuesday, Wei-Yin Chen ended up with his second straight no decision when he gave up five earned runs in five innings against the Milwaukee Brewers. He allowed seven hits in that outing and struck out six while walking no one. Chen is still 5-2 on the year with a 4.50 ERA and has given up a whopping 72 hits in 58 innings.
Astros second baseman Jose Altuve has three hits against Chen in seven matchups with two RBI and a strikeout. Chris Carter has just one hit in eight at-bats against the left-hander.
Scott Feldman beat the Kansas City Royals last week by pitching six strong innings against them and giving up just two earned runs. He allowed eight hits in that outing and walked one while striking out none. Feldman has a 3-2 record with a 3.02 ERA this season and has walked just 13 batters in 47.2 innings of work.
Orioles outfielder Nick Markakis has done well in his career against Feldman by getting eight hits in 24 at-bats with three doubles and two RBI. All-Star Adam Jones has struggled against the big right-hander in their matchups, getting just two hits in 18 at-bats with four strikeouts.
Baltimore Orioles Betting Trends
Baltimore Orioles are 25-26-1 against the Over/Under
Run Differential for Baltimore Orioles is -0.2
Houston Astros Betting Trends
Houston Astros are 25-27-3 against the Over/Under
Run differential for Houston Astros is -0.7
Injuries to Watch
05/22/14 P Tommy Hunter Groin 15-day DL (5/20)
05/11/14 C Matt Wieters Elbow 15-day DL (5/11)
04/03/14 P Edgmer Escalo Shoulder 60-day DL (3/30)
03/31/14 LF Francisco Peguero Wrist 15-day DL (3/21)
03/31/14 3B Michael Almanzar Arm 15-day DL (3/23)
03/28/14 LF Nolan Reimold Neck 60-day DL (3/26)
05/14/14 P Anthony Bass Oblique 15-day DL (5/11)
04/26/14 P Matt Albers Shoulder 15-day DL (4/22)
03/31/14 P Alex White Elbow 15-day DL (3/21)
03/31/14 P Asher Wojcie Side 15-day DL (3/21)
03/31/14 P Jesse Crain Bicep 60-day DL (3/21)
Guy's Pick: Take Baltimore
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