Baltimore Orioles at Philadelphia Phillies Free MLB Picks & Odds 6-17-2015
by Josh Schonwald - 6/16/2015
Wednesday, June 17, 2015
Citizens Bank Park
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Probable Pitchers: Ubaldo Jimenez (4-3) vs. Kevin Correia (0-0)
The Philadelphia Phillies host the Baltimore Orioles at Citizens Bank Park on Wednesday. The Orioles send Ubaldo Jimenez to the mound to face Kevin Correia of the Phillies. The opening line for this matchup has Baltimore at -153 and Philadelphia at +143. The over/under was set at 8.5. The Orioles, with a 33-30 run line record, cover the spread 52% of the time. They also have a 26-34 over/under record. The Phillies have a 30-29 over/under record and a 31-34 run line mark, which means they are covering the spread 48% of the time.
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The Orioles head into this matchup with a 32-31 record, including 9-17 on the road. Starting pitcher Ubaldo Jimenez holds a 4-3 record with an earned run average of 3.19 and a WHIP of 1.29. In his starts, the Orioles are 6-6 over his 67.2 innings pitched this season while giving up 63 hits during those innings. Against the over/under, the Orioles are 4-7 in his starts. He is getting 4.4 runs from the team when he takes the mound. The bullpen has given up 161 hits on the season and have a earned run average of 2.91. Opposing teams are hitting .220 against the Orioles bullpen while walking 70 times and striking out 202 times. Baltimore is averaging 8.01 strikeouts per game while getting 8.22 hits per nine innings as a team. They rank 11th in baseball in team earned run average at 3.75.
As a team, Baltimore is batting .256, good for 12th in the league while putting together a .236 average away from home. The Orioles on-base percentage sits at .311, which puts them at 19th in the league and they have a team slugging percentage of .412. Adam Jones leads the team in hits with 72 while the team ranks 15th in baseball with 8.51 hits per game.
With a 15-16 home record, Philadelphia will hope to improve on their 22-43 overall mark. With an earned run average of 0.00, Kevin Correia will come into this game holding a 0-0 record and a 1.06 WHIP. In his starts, the Phillies are 0-1 and he has allowed 5 hits over 5.2 innings pitched this season. Against the over/under, the Phillies are 0-1 when he starts. The bullpen has given up 191 hits on the season and have a team earned run average of 3.10. Opposing teams are hitting .247 against the Phillies bullpen while walking 95 times and striking out 192 times. Philadelphia is averaging 7.28 strikeouts per game while getting 9.32 hits per nine innings as a team. They rank 22nd in the league in team earned run average at 4.15.
As a team, they are batting .237, good for 28th in the league while putting together a .232 average at Safeco Field. The Phillies on-base percentage sits at .286, which puts them at 29th in the league and they have a team slugging percentage of .348. Ben Revere leads the team in hits with 69 while the team ranks 27th in baseball with 7.97 hits a game.
In terms of team defense, the Orioles have a fielding percentage of .988 with 28 total errors, 581 assists and 1,662 put outs. The Phillies have committed 48 errors on the season with 632 assists and 1,713 put outs leading to a team fielding percentage of .980 on the year.
Baltimore Orioles Betting Trends
The Baltimore Orioles are 26-34 against the over/under so far this season
The Baltimore Orioles are 33-30 against the run line so far this season
Philadelphia Phillies Betting Trends
The Philadelphia Phillies are 30-29 against the over/under so far this season
The Philadelphia Phillies are 31-34 against the run line so far this season
Injuries to Watch
06/16/15 CF Adam Jones Rest is not expected to be in the starting lineup Tuesday vs. Philadelphia Phillies
06/16/15 P Matt Wieters Rest is not expected to be in the starting lineup injured last game,
06/11/15 P Miguel Gonzalez Groin Injury is on the 15 day disabled list (6/11)
05/13/15 P Jason Garcia Shoulder Injury is on the 15 day disabled list (5/11)
05/08/15 P Kevin Gausman Shoulder Injury is on the 15 day disabled list (5/7)
04/18/15 2B Jonathan Schoop Knee Injury is on the 15 day disabled list (4/18)
04/11/15 P Wesley Wright Shoulder Injury is on the 15 day disabled list (4/11)
05/18/15 P Chad Billingsley Shoulder Injury is on the 15 day disabled list (5/17)
04/06/15 P Jonathan Pettibone Shoulder Injury is on the 60 day disabled list (3/27)
04/06/15 P Mario Hollands Arch Injury is on the 60 day disabled list (4/6)
04/04/15 P Cliff Lee Arm Injury is on the 60 day disabled list (3/16)
Josh's Pick: Take the Orioles
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