Tuesday, June 16, 2015
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Probable Pitchers: Jerome Williams (3-6) vs. Chris Tillman (4-7)
The Philadelphia Phillies take on the Baltimore Orioles on Tuesday at Oriole Park. The probable starters are Jerome Williams for the Phillies and Chris Tillman for the Orioles. The opening line for this matchup has Philadelphia at +160 and Baltimore at -185. The over/under was set at 9. The Phillies, with a 31-33 run line record, cover the spread 48% of the time. They also have a 30-28 over/under record. The Orioles are 32-30 against the run line and have a 26-33 over/under record. They cover the spread 52% of the time.
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The Phillies head into this matchup with a 22-42 record, including 7-26 on the road. Jerome Williams has an earned run average of 5.71 and is 3-6 so far on the season while having a 1.63 WHIP. He's pitched 69.1 innings thus far while surrendering 96 hits over that time and when he starts, the Phillies are 4-9. The Phillies are also 7-5 against the over/under in his starts. He is getting 3.8 runs from the team when he takes the mound. The bullpen's earned run average is currently 3.13 and they've given up 191 hits on the season. The bullpen has struck out 189 and walked 94 batters this season while opposing teams hit .249 against them. Philadelphia has a team average of 9.37 hits allowed per game and are averaging 7.31 strikeouts per nine innings. With a team earned run average of 4.14, they are 23rd in the league.
As a team, Philadelphia is batting .238, good for 27th in the league while putting together a .244 average away from home. Ranked at 29th in the league in on-base percentage, the Phillies sit at .288 and they hold a .350 team slugging percentage. With 69 hits, Ben Revere leads the team while his team ranks 25th in hits per game with 8.03.
With a 22-14 home record, Baltimore will hope to improve on their 31-31 overall mark. Chris Tillman is starting this game 4-7 for the season with an earned run average of 5.68 and a WHIP of 1.58. He's pitched 65 innings thus far while surrendering 70 hits over that time in which the Orioles are 5-7. The Orioles are also 7-5 against the over/under in his starts. He is getting 4.2 runs from the team when he takes the mound. The bullpen's earned run average is currently at 2.92 and they have given up 161 hits on the season. The Orioles bullpen has struck out 200 batters and walked 70 this season while opposing teams have hit .221 against them. Baltimore has a team average of 8.29 hits per game and are averaging 7.96 strikeouts per nine innings. With a team earned run average of 3.81, they are 13th in the league.
As a team, they are batting .257, good for 11th in the league while putting together a .276 average at Safeco Field. Ranked at 18th in the league in on-base percentage, the Orioles sit at .311 and they hold a .413 team slugging percentage. With 72 hits, Adam Jones leads the team while his team ranks 15th in hits per game with 8.56.
The Phillies have committed 47 errors and have combined for 624 assists and 1,689 put outs leading to a .980 team fielding percentage. Over the course of this season, the Orioles have accumlated 28 errors while having 568 assists and 1,635 put outs leading to a .987 fielding percentage.
Philadelphia Phillies Betting Trends
The Philadelphia Phillies are 30-28 against the over/under so far this season
The Philadelphia Phillies are 31-33 against the run line so far this season
Baltimore Orioles Betting Trends
The Baltimore Orioles are 26-33 against the over/under so far this season
The Baltimore Orioles are 32-30 against the run line so far this season
Injuries to Watch
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)
06/15/15 C Matt Wieters Rest is not expected to be in the starting lineup Monday vs. Philadelphia Phillies
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)
Tony's Pick: Take the Orioles
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