Tuesday, April 18, 2017
Great American Ball Park
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Probable Pitchers: Ubaldo Jimenez vs. Bronson Arroyo
The Baltimore Orioles visit Great American Ball Park on Tuesday, April 18, 2017 to play the Cincinnati Reds. The probable starters are Ubaldo Jimenez for the Orioles and Bronson Arroyo for the Reds.
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The opening line for this matchup has Baltimore at -159 and Cincinnati at +149. The Orioles have a 6-4-1 over/under record and a 6-5-0 run line mark. The Reds are 8-5-0 against the run line and have a 5-7-1 over/under record.
Valuable Baltimore Orioles Betting Trends
The Baltimore Orioles are 6-4-1 against the over/under
The Baltimore Orioles are 6-5-0 against the run line
Important Cincinnati Reds Betting Trends
The Cincinnati Reds are 5-7-1 against the over/under
The Cincinnati Reds are 8-5-0 against the run line
Key Baltimore Orioles Injuries
04/16/17 P Zach Britton Forearm 10-day DL (4/16)
04/09/17 CF Joey Rickard Finger 10-day DL (04/09)
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 Cincinnati Reds Injuries
04/16/17 P Brandon Finnegan Shoulder 10-day DL (4/16)
04/12/17 P Rookie Davis Forearm 10-day DL (4/12)
04/03/17 P Nefi Ogando Hand 10-day DL (3/30)
04/02/17 P Anthony DeSclafa Elbow 60-day DL (4/2)
04/02/17 P Austin Brice Undisclosed 10-day DL (4/2)
04/02/17 C Devin Mesoraco Hip 10-day DL (3/30)
04/02/17 P Nick Travieso Shoulder 60-day DL (4/2)
03/31/17 P Homer Bailey Elbow 60-day DL
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Orioles have a 8-3 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 2.08. He has 6 strikeouts over his 8.2 innings pitched and he's given up 15 hits. He allows 15.6 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 7.08. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.06 and they have given up 48 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .306 against the bullpen and they've struck out 40 hitters and walked 18 batters. As a team, Baltimore allows 9.6 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.4 batters per nine innings. They are 13th in the league in team earned run average at 3.82. The Orioles pitchers collectively have given up 106 base hits and 42 earned runs. They have allowed 7 home runs this season, ranking them 30th in the league. Baltimore as a pitching staff has walked 41 batters and struck out 92. They have walked 3.7 men per 9 innings while striking out 8.4 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.49 and their FIP as a unit is 3.32.
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As a team Baltimore is hitting .250, good for 10th in the league. The Orioles hold a .452 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .302, which is good for 20th in baseball. They rank 9th in MLB with 8.5 hits per game. Adam Jones is hitting .273 with an on-base percentage of .347. He has 12 hits this season in 44 at bats with 4 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .477 and an OPS+ of 126. Manny Machado is hitting .175 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .298. He has totaled 7 hits and he has driven in 7 men in 40 at bats. His OPS+ is 86 while his slugging percentage is at .375. The Orioles have 94 hits, including 22 doubles and 18 home runs. Baltimore has walked 25 times so far this season and they have struck out 89 times as a unit. They have left 62 men on base and have a team OPS of .754. They score 4.82 runs per contest and have scored a total of 53 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Cincinnati has a 8-5 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 9.90, Bronson Arroyo has a 0-2 record and a 1.60 WHIP. He has 5 strikeouts over the 10 innings he's pitched. He's also given up 13 hits. He allows 11.7 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 8.03. The bullpen has an earned run average of 2.65 and they have given up 38 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .185 against the Reds bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 70 batters and walked 24 opposing hitters. As a team, Cincinnati allows 6.9 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.5 batters per nine innings. They are 6th in the league in team earned run average at 3.49. The Reds pitchers as a team have surrendered 89 base knocks and 45 earned runs this season. They have given up 16 home runs this year, which ranks 9th in Major League Baseball. Cincinnati as a staff has walked 56 hitters and struck out 122 batters. They give up a walk 4.3 times per 9 innings while they strike out 9.5 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.25 while their FIP as a staff is 4.20.
As a team, they are batting .262, good for 6th in the league. The Reds hold a .457 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .319, which is good for 13th in baseball. They rank 8th in MLB with 8.8 hits per contest. Zack Cozart comes into this matchup batting .432 with an OBP of .488. He has 16 hits this year along with 7 RBI in 37 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .730 with an OPS+ of 226. Joey Votto is hitting .208 this season and he has an OBP of .291. He has collected 10 hits in 48 at bats while driving in 6 runs. He has an OPS+ of 100 and a slugging percentage of .458. The Reds as a unit have 114 base hits, including 24 doubles and 17 homers. Cincinnati has walked 32 times this year and they have struck out on 82 occasions. They have had 80 men left on base and have an OPS of .776. They have scored 4.77 runs per game and totaled 62 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Orioles/Reds MLB game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Reds +149
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