Monday, July 4, 2016
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Probable Pitchers: Yovani Gallardo vs. Julio Urias
The Baltimore Orioles head to Dodger Stadium on Monday to take on the Los Angeles Dodgers. The probable pitchers are Yovani Gallardo for the Orioles and Julio Urias for the Dodgers. The opening line for this game has Baltimore at +135 and Los Angeles at -145. The over/under is 8. The Orioles have a 41-36-3 over/under mark and a 46-34-0 run line record, meaning they cover 58% of the time. The Dodgers are 34-47-0 against the run line and have a 39-37-5 over/under record. They cover the spread 42% of the time.
The Orioles head into this game with a 47-33 record, and they are 16-20 on the road. Starting pitcher Yovani Gallardo has a 3-1 record with an ERA of 5.77 and a WHIP of 1.57. He has 23 strikeouts during his 34.1 innings pitched and he has given up 38 hits so far this year. He has surrendered 10 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 4.74. The bullpen this season has an earned run average of 3.23 and they have allowed 255 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .247 against the pen while they've been struck out 248 times and walked 110 times this year. As a unit, Baltimore has given up 9.31 base hits per nine innings while striking out 7.63 hitters per nine. They are 16th in the Majors in team earned run average at 4.37. The Orioles pitchers have collectively given up 731 base hits and 343 earned runs. They have allowed 95 home runs this season and they allow 1.2 homers per nine innings as a staff. Baltimore as a pitching staff has walked 269 batters and struck out 599. They walk 3.4 men per 9 innings while striking out 7.6 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.41 and their FIP as a unit is 4.46.
As a team, Baltimore is hitting .272, good for 4th in the league while putting together a .266 average on the road. The Orioles have a .469 team slugging percentage and an OBP of .332 which is good for 7th in the league. They rank 7th in baseball with 9.34 hits per contest. Manny Machado comes into this game hitting .331 and his on-base percentage is at .387. He has 103 hits this season along with 58 runs scored and 50 runs batted in. He's struck out 59 times and has walked 27 times. Mark Trumbo is hitting .278 and he has an on-base percentage of .327. He has totaled 89 hits so far while scoring 46 runs and he's driven in 60. He has walked 21 times and has struck out 92 times. The Orioles have 747 hits, including 156 doubles and 127 home runs. They've stolen 12 bases while they've been thrown out stealing 8 times. Baltimore has walked 240 times this season and they've struck out 677 times as a unit. They've left 527 men on base and have a team OPS of .801. They score 5.14 runs per contest and have scored a total of 411 runs so far this year.
Los Angeles comes into this game with a 25-15 home mark and a 46-37 overall record. With an ERA of 4.09, Julio Urias has a 1-2 record and a 1.46 WHIP. He has 41 strikeouts over the 33 innings he's pitched during which he has given up 33 hits. He has allowed 9 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 3.62. So far this season the bullpen has an earned run average of 3.02 and they have given up 183 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .195 against the Dodgers bullpen while being struck out 256 times and walking 90 times this season. As a team, Los Angeles has allowed 9.39 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.19 batters per nine. They are 24th in the league in team earned run average at 4.54. The Dodgers pitchers as a team have surrendered 599 base knocks and 280 earned runs so far this season. They have given up 76 home runs this year and they give up 0.9 home runs per nine innings as a staff. Los Angeles as a staff has walked 227 hitters and struck out 770. They give up a walk 2.8 times per 9 innings while they strike out 9.3 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.11 while their FIP as a staff is 3.45.
As a team, they are batting .266, good for 8th in the league while putting together a .256 average at home. The Dodgers hold a .411 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .325 which is good for 15th in baseball. They rank 10th in baseball with 9.07 hits per contest. Adrian Gonzalez comes into this matchup batting .278 and he has an OBP of .353. He has 79 hits this year along with 29 runs scored and 39 RBI. He's struck out 63 times and has walked on 33 occasions. Corey Seager is hitting .301 and he has an OBP of .361. He has collected 96 hits so far while he's scored 56 runs and drove in 40. He has earned a walk 30 times and has punched out 63 times. The Dodgers as a unit have 662 base hits, including 127 doubles and 88 homers. They have 25 stolen bases while they've been thrown out 14 times. Los Angeles as a team has walked 273 times this year and they have struck out 635 times. They've had 547 men left on base and have an OPS of .697. They score 4.2 runs per game and have totaled 349 runs so far this season.
Baltimore Orioles Betting Trends
The Baltimore Orioles are 41-36-3 against the over/under so far this season
The Baltimore Orioles are 46-34-0 against the run line so far this season
Los Angeles Dodgers Betting Trends
The Los Angeles Dodgers are 39-37-5 against the over/under so far this season
The Los Angeles Dodgers are 34-47-0 against the run line so far this season
Injuries to Watch
07/01/16 P T.J. McFarland Knee 15-day DL (6/29)
06/21/16 P Brian Duensing Elbow 15-day DL (6/20)
06/04/16 P Darren O'Day Hamstring 15-day DL (6/3)
Los Angeles Dodgers
07/01/16 P Brandon McCarthy Elbow 60-day DL (2/19); expected to be activated & start Sunday vs. Colorado Rockies
07/01/16 CF Joc Pederson Shoulder 15-day DL (6/29)
06/30/16 P Clayton Kershaw Back 15-day DL (6/27)
06/30/16 LF Enrique Hernandez Ribs 15-day DL (6/28)
05/31/16 P Alex Wood Tricep 60-day DL (5/31)
05/24/16 P Chin-Hui Tsao Tricep 60-day DL (5/22)
05/03/16 P Josh Ravin Suspension expected to miss 80 games
04/23/16 P Yimi Garcia Bicep 60-day DL (4/23)
04/05/16 P Frankie Montas Ribs 60-day DL (2/20)
04/04/16 P Brett Anderson Back 60-day DL (3/25)
04/01/16 P Hyun-Jin Ryu Shoulder 60-day DL (3/25)
03/31/16 LF Andre Ethier Leg 60-day DL (3/25)
Josh's Pick: Take the Dodgers
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