Wednesday, August 10, 2016
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Probable Pitchers: Yovani Gallardo vs. Ross Detwiler
The Baltimore Orioles head to O.co Coliseum on Wednesday to take on the Oakland Athletics. The probable pitchers are Yovani Gallardo for the Orioles and Ross Detwiler for the Athletics. The opening line for this game has Baltimore at -143 and Oakland at +133. The over/under is 9. The Orioles have a 49-59-3 over/under mark and a 59-52-0 run line record, meaning they cover 53% of the time. The Athletics are 60-52-0 against the run line and have a 53-54-5 over/under record. They cover the spread 54% of the time.
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The Orioles head into this game with a 63-48 record, and they are 24-31 on the road. Starting pitcher Yovani Gallardo has a 4-3 record with an ERA of 5.47 and a WHIP of 1.65. He has 51 strikeouts during his 72.1 innings pitched and he has given up 80 hits so far this year. He has surrendered 10 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 5.18. The bullpen this season has an earned run average of 3.09 and they have allowed 327 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .232 against the pen while they've been struck out 345 times and walked 149 times this year. As a unit, Baltimore has given up 8.85 base hits per nine innings while striking out 7.74 hitters per nine. They are 13th in the Majors in team earned run average at 4.19. The Orioles pitchers have collectively given up 968 base hits and 458 earned runs. They have allowed 124 home runs this season and they allow 1.1 homers per nine innings as a staff. Baltimore as a pitching staff has walked 380 batters and struck out 846. They walk 3.5 men per 9 innings while striking out 7.7 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.37 and their FIP as a unit is 4.31.
As a team, Baltimore is hitting .263, good for 7th in the league while putting together a .255 average on the road. The Orioles have a .449 team slugging percentage and an OBP of .324 which is good for 15th in the league. They rank 8th in baseball with 9.04 hits per contest. Mark Trumbo comes into this game hitting .264 and his on-base percentage is at .315. He has 115 hits this season along with 61 runs scored and 77 runs batted in. He's struck out 122 times and has walked 30 times. Manny Machado is hitting .307 and he has an on-base percentage of .365. He has totaled 132 hits so far while scoring 77 runs and he's driven in 69. He has walked 39 times and has struck out 78 times. The Orioles have 1,003 hits, including 194 doubles and 169 home runs. They've stolen 14 bases while they've been thrown out stealing 9 times. Baltimore has walked 323 times this season and they've struck out 920 times as a unit. They've left 735 men on base and have a team OPS of .772. They score 4.72 runs per contest and have scored a total of 524 runs so far this year.
Oakland comes into this game with a 25-32 home mark and a 49-63 overall record. With an ERA of 5.79, Ross Detwiler has a 0-0 record and a 1.50 WHIP. He has 3 strikeouts over the 4.2 innings he's pitched during which he has given up 3 hits. He has allowed 5.8 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 7.2. So far this season the bullpen has an earned run average of 3.89 and they have given up 362 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .241 against the Athletics bullpen while being struck out 367 times and walking 130 times this season. As a team, Oakland has allowed 9.45 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.6 batters per nine. They are 26th in the league in team earned run average at 4.66. The Athletics pitchers as a team have surrendered 1,044 base knocks and 515 earned runs so far this season. They have given up 137 home runs this year and they give up 1.2 home runs per nine innings as a staff. Oakland as a staff has walked 347 hitters and struck out 840. They give up a walk 3.1 times per 9 innings while they strike out 7.6 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.40 while their FIP as a staff is 4.39.
As a team, they are batting .249, good for 19th in the league while putting together a .238 average at home. The Athletics hold a .401 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .303 which is good for 29th in baseball. They rank 18th in baseball with 8.5 hits per contest. Danny Valencia comes into this matchup batting .289 and he has an OBP of .340. He has 92 hits this year along with 47 runs scored and 39 RBI. He's struck out 80 times and has walked on 23 occasions. Jed Lowrie is hitting .263 and he has an OBP of .314. He has collected 89 hits so far while he's scored 30 runs and drove in 27. He has earned a walk 26 times and has punched out 65 times. The Athletics as a unit have 952 base hits, including 180 doubles and 122 homers. They have 42 stolen bases while they've been thrown out 17 times. Oakland as a team has walked 281 times this year and they have struck out 760 times. They've had 707 men left on base and have an OPS of .704. They score 4.04 runs per game and have totaled 452 runs so far this season.
Baltimore Orioles Betting Trends
The Baltimore Orioles are 49-59-3 against the over/under so far this season
The Baltimore Orioles are 59-52-0 against the run line so far this season
Oakland Athletics Betting Trends
The Oakland Athletics are 53-54-5 against the over/under so far this season
The Oakland Athletics are 60-52-0 against the run line so far this season
Injuries to Watch
08/09/16 RF Steve Pearce Elbow doubtful Tuesday vs. Oakland Athletics
08/09/16 P Wade Miley Calf expected to start Tuesday vs. Oakland Athletics
07/22/16 RF Joey Rickard Thumb 15-day DL (7/21)
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)
08/07/16 P Sonny Gray Arm 15-day DL (8/7)
08/07/16 P Henderson Alvarez Shoulder 60-day DL (4/6), out for season
08/06/16 P Jesse Hahn Shoulder 15-day DL (8/5)
08/05/16 2B Jed Lowrie Foot 15-day DL (8/4)
07/23/16 P Fernando Rodriguez Shoulder 60-day DL (7/4)
07/03/16 C Josh Phegley Knee 60-day DL (7/2)
07/01/16 P Sean Doolittle Shoulder 15-day DL (6/26)
05/11/16 P Chris Bassitt Elbow 60-day DL (4/28); out for season
05/11/16 LF Mark Canha Back 60-day DL (5/9), out for season
04/05/16 P Frankie Montas Ribs 60-day DL (2/20)
04/05/16 P Felix Doubront Elbow 60-day DL (4/4); out for season
04/03/16 2B Eric Sogard Knee 60-day DL (3/25)
04/01/16 CF Sam Fuld Shoulder 60-day DL (3/25)
03/31/16 P Jarrod Parker Elbow 60-day DL (3/13), out for season
03/31/16 P R.J. Alvarez Elbow 60-day DL (3/25)
Josh's Pick: Take the Athletics
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