Baltimore Orioles at Tampa Bay Rays Free MLB Picks & Odds
by Guy Bruhn - 6/15/2014
Monday, June 16, 2014 6:10 PM on MASN, SUN
Tropicana Field, St. Petersburg, Florida
Baltimore Orioles - Chen, W (7-2) vs. Tampa Bay Rays - Odorizzi, J (2-7)
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Monday night, the Baltimore Orioles and Wei-Yin Chen will square off against the Tampa Bay Rays and Jake Odorizzi. It will be the 14th starts for both pitchers.
Wei-Yin Chen comes into this one after winning his last outing and boosting his record to 7 - 2 with a 3.76 ERA. In that start, Chen threw 7 shutout innings and allowed just 4 hits while striking out 7. For the 2nd straight start (and 6th start this season) he didn’t allow a walk. Chen has already equaled his win total of last season when went 7 – 7 with a 4.07 ERA in 23 starts.
In 2013, Chen was 1 - 0 with a 3.18 ERA in 3 starts against the Rays. This season, Chen has a win over the Rays after holding them to a run on 5 hits in 6.1 innings.
Jake Odorizzi dropped his 3rd straight game in his last start and that lowered his record to 2 – 7 with a 4.85 ERA. Odorizzi had a decent start though as he pitched 7.1 innings and allowed just a run (on a solo homer) on 3 hits with a walk and 5 strikeouts. Odorizzi has had mixed results this season compared to last year when he went 0 – 1 with a save and a 3.94 ERA in 4 starts and 3 relief appearances.
In 2013, Odorizzi only pitched 3.2 innings of relief against the Orioles and allowed just a hit and a walk while striking out 2. This season, Odorizzi took a loss against Baltimore after allowing 3 runs on 5 hits in 5 innings.
Baltimore Orioles Betting Trends
Baltimore Orioles are 31-33-1 against the Over/Under
Run Differential for Baltimore Orioles is 0
Tampa Bay Rays Betting Trends
Tampa Bay Rays are 33-31-3 against the Over/Under
Run differential for Tampa Bay Rays is -0.8
Injuries to Watch
06/06/14 P Miguel Gonzalez Side 15-day DL (5/31)
06/03/14 P Johan Santana Shoulder 60-day DL (6/2), out for season
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 60-day DL (3/23)
03/28/14 LF Nolan Reimold Neck 60-day DL (3/26)
Tampa Bay Rays
06/01/14 RF Wil Myers Wrist 15-day DL (5/31)
05/26/14 LF Brandon Guyer Thumb 15-day DL (5/25)
04/08/14 P Matt Moore Elbow 60-day DL (4/8), out for season
03/30/14 2B Tim Beckham Knee 60-day DL (3/30)
03/28/14 P Jeremy Hellickson Elbow 15-day DL (3/30)
Guy's Pick: Take Baltimore
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