Wednesday, April 12, 2017
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Probable Pitchers: Ubaldo Jimenez vs. Steven Wright
Fenway Park is the site of the matchup between the Baltimore Orioles and the Boston Red Sox on Wednesday, April 12, 2017. The probable starting pitchers are Ubaldo Jimenez for the Orioles and Steven Wright for the Red Sox.
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Baltimore opens at +150 while Boston opens at -160. The Orioles have a 3-2-0 over/under record and a 1-4-0 run line mark. The Red Sox are 5-1-0 against the run line and have a 2-4-0 over/under record.
Valuable Baltimore Orioles Betting Trends
The Baltimore Orioles are 3-2-0 against the over/under
The Baltimore Orioles are 1-4-0 against the run line
Important Boston Red Sox Betting Trends
The Boston Red Sox are 2-4-0 against the over/under
The Boston Red Sox are 5-1-0 against the run line
Key Baltimore Orioles Injuries
04/09/17 CF Joey Rickard Finger 10-day DL (4/9)
04/02/17 CF Anthony Santander Forearm 10-day DL (3/30)
03/31/17 P Chris Tillman Shoulder 10-day DL (3/30)
Key Boston Red Sox Injuries
04/11/17 P Drew Pomeranz Forearm is upgraded to expected to start Tuesday vs. Baltimore Orioles
04/11/17 1B Hanley Ramirez Illness is upgraded to probable Tuesday vs. Baltimore Orioles
04/10/17 CF Jackie Bradley Jr. Knee "?" Tuesday vs. Baltimore Orioles
04/10/17 SS Xander Bogaerts Personal "?" Tuesday vs. Baltimore Orioles
04/07/17 P Robbie Ross Jr. Illness 10-day DL (4/4)
04/03/17 P Carson Smith Elbow 10-day DL (4/1)
04/03/17 2B Josh Rutledge Hamstring 10-day DL (3/30)
04/03/17 P Roenis Elias Oblique 10-day DL (4/1)
04/01/17 P Tyler Thornbur Undisclosed 10-day DL (4/1)
03/30/17 P David Price Elbow 10-day DL (4/1)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Orioles have a 4-1 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Ubaldo Jimenez has a 0-0 record with an earned run average of 10.38 and a WHIP of 1.85. He has 5 strikeouts over his 4.1 innings pitched and he's given up 7 hits. He allows 14.5 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 7.35. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.05 and they have given up 21 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .269 against the bullpen and they've struck out 19 hitters and walked 13 batters. As a team, Baltimore allows 8.8 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.6 batters per nine innings. They are 12th in the league in team earned run average at 3.64. The Orioles pitchers collectively have given up 46 base hits and 19 earned runs. They have allowed 3 home runs this season, ranking them 30th in the league. Baltimore as a pitching staff has walked 28 batters and struck out 45. They have walked 5.4 men per 9 innings while striking out 8.6 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.57 and their FIP as a unit is 3.67.
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As a team Baltimore is hitting .227, good for 20th in the league. The Orioles hold a .362 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .284, which is good for 26th in baseball. They rank 20th in MLB with 7.4 hits per game. Manny Machado is hitting .235 with an on-base percentage of .350. He has 4 hits this season in 17 at bats with 4 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .471 and an OPS+ of 132. Adam Jones is hitting .263 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .364. He has totaled 5 hits and he has driven in 3 men in 19 at bats. His OPS+ is 137 while his slugging percentage is at .474. The Orioles have 37 hits, including 7 doubles and 5 home runs. Baltimore has walked 11 times so far this season and they have struck out 38 times as a unit. They have left 26 men on base and have a team OPS of .646. They score 4 runs per contest and have scored a total of 20 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Boston has a 3-3 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 5.40, Steven Wright has a 0-0 record and a 1.50 WHIP. He has 4 strikeouts over the 6.2 innings he's pitched. He's also given up 7 hits. He allows 9.5 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 5.52. The bullpen has an earned run average of 1.76 and they have given up 7 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .132 against the Red Sox bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 18 batters and walked 9 opposing hitters. As a team, Boston allows 7.3 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.5 batters per nine innings. They are 7th in the league in team earned run average at 3.17. The Red Sox pitchers as a team have surrendered 44 base knocks and 19 earned runs this season. They have given up 5 home runs this year, which ranks 25th in Major League Baseball. Boston as a staff has walked 19 hitters and struck out 57 batters. They give up a walk 3.2 times per 9 innings while they strike out 9.5 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.17 while their FIP as a staff is 3.23.
As a team, they are batting .240, good for 15th in the league. The Red Sox hold a .348 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .322, which is good for 13th in baseball. They rank 13th in MLB with 8.2 hits per contest. Sandy Leon comes into this matchup batting .368 with an OBP of .368. He has 7 hits this year along with 5 RBI in 19 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .632 with an OPS+ of 187. Jackie Bradley is hitting .286 this season and he has an OBP of .353. He has collected 4 hits in 14 at bats while driving in 2 runs. He has an OPS+ of 128 and a slugging percentage of .429. The Red Sox as a unit have 49 base hits, including 11 doubles and 3 homers. Boston has walked 22 times this year and they have struck out on 40 occasions. They have had 42 men left on base and have an OPS of .670. They have scored 3.67 runs per game and totaled 22 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Orioles/Red Sox MLB game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Orioles +150
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