Monday, May 1, 2017
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Probable Pitchers: Dylan Bundy vs. Rick Porcello
The Baltimore Orioles visit Fenway Park on Monday, May 1, 2017 to play the Boston Red Sox. The probable starters are Dylan Bundy for the Orioles and Rick Porcello for the Red Sox.
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The opening line for this matchup has Baltimore at +123 and Boston at -133. The Orioles have a 11-9-2 over/under record and a 10-12-0 run line mark. The Red Sox are 11-12-0 against the run line and have a 8-13-2 over/under record.
Valuable Baltimore Orioles Betting Trends
The Baltimore Orioles are 11-9-2 against the over/under
The Baltimore Orioles are 10-12-0 against the run line
Important Boston Red Sox Betting Trends
The Boston Red Sox are 8-13-2 against the over/under
The Boston Red Sox are 11-12-0 against the run line
Key Baltimore Orioles Injuries
04/30/17 1B Chris Davis Elbow "?" Monday vs. Boston Red Sox
04/16/17 P Zach Britton Forearm 10-day DL (4/16)
04/02/17 CF Anthony Santander Forearm 10-day DL (03/30)
03/31/17 P Chris Tillman Shoulder 10-day DL (03/30)
Key Boston Red Sox Injuries
04/25/17 3B Pablo Sandoval Knee 10-day DL (4/24)
04/21/17 LF Brock Holt Vertigo 10-day DL (4/21)
04/03/17 P Carson Smith Elbow 60-day DL (4/1)
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 14-8 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Dylan Bundy has a 3-1 record with an earned run average of 1.65 and a WHIP of 0.98. He has 23 strikeouts over his 32.2 innings pitched and he's given up 26 hits. He allows 7.2 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 2.93. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.18 and they have given up 78 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .264 against the bullpen and they've struck out 75 hitters and walked 36 batters. As a team, Baltimore allows 8.7 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.8 batters per nine innings. They are 18th in the league in team earned run average at 4.24. The Orioles pitchers collectively have given up 192 base hits and 94 earned runs. They have allowed 26 home runs this season, ranking them 19th in the league. Baltimore as a pitching staff has walked 92 batters and struck out 173. They have walked 4.2 men per 9 innings while striking out 7.8 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.43 and their FIP as a unit is 4.46.
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As a team Baltimore is hitting .242, good for 18th in the league. The Orioles hold a .414 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .304, which is good for 20th in baseball. They rank 15th in MLB with 8.3 hits per game. Chris Davis is hitting .238 with an on-base percentage of .337. He has 19 hits this season in 80 at bats with 5 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .413 and an OPS+ of 109. Adam Jones is hitting .295 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .361. He has totaled 26 hits and he has driven in 10 men in 88 at bats. His OPS+ is 132 while his slugging percentage is at .477. The Orioles have 182 hits, including 39 doubles and 30 home runs. Baltimore has walked 60 times so far this season and they have struck out 185 times as a unit. They have left 140 men on base and have a team OPS of .718. They score 4.27 runs per contest and have scored a total of 94 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Boston has a 12-11 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 4.75, Rick Porcello has a 1-3 record and a 1.48 WHIP. He has 32 strikeouts over the 30.1 innings he's pitched. He's also given up 36 hits. He allows 10.7 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 4.35. The bullpen has an earned run average of 2.31 and they have given up 50 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .197 against the Red Sox bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 70 batters and walked 29 opposing hitters. As a team, Boston allows 8.2 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.7 batters per nine innings. They are 5th in the league in team earned run average at 3.56. The Red Sox pitchers as a team have surrendered 186 base knocks and 81 earned runs this season. They have given up 30 home runs this year, which ranks 9th in Major League Baseball. Boston as a staff has walked 71 hitters and struck out 220 batters. They give up a walk 3.1 times per 9 innings while they strike out 9.7 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.25 while their FIP as a staff is 3.88.
As a team, they are batting .273, good for 2nd in the league. The Red Sox hold a .384 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .334, which is good for 5th in baseball. They rank 3rd in MLB with 9.3 hits per contest. Mookie Betts comes into this matchup batting .304 with an OBP of .368. He has 24 hits this year along with 11 RBI in 79 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .456 with an OPS+ of 125. Mitch Moreland is hitting .286 this season and he has an OBP of .375. He has collected 24 hits in 84 at bats while driving in 10 runs. He has an OPS+ of 138 and a slugging percentage of .500. The Red Sox as a unit have 213 base hits, including 39 doubles and 14 homers. Boston has walked 69 times this year and they have struck out on 148 occasions. They have had 164 men left on base and have an OPS of .719. They have scored 3.78 runs per game and totaled 87 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Orioles/Red Sox MLB game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Red Sox -133
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