Thursday, April 20, 2017
Great American Ball Park
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Probable Pitchers: Wade Miley vs. Scott Feldman
The Baltimore Orioles head to Great American Ball Park on Thursday, April 20, 2017 to take on the Cincinnati Reds. The expected starting pitchers are Wade Miley for the Orioles and Scott Feldman for the Reds.
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The odds for this matchup have Baltimore at -220 and Cincinnati at +203. The Orioles have a 7-4-1 over/under mark and a 6-6-0 run line record. The Reds are 9-5-0 against the run line and have a 6-7-1 over/under record.
Valuable Baltimore Orioles Betting Trends
The Baltimore Orioles are 7-4-1 against the over/under
The Baltimore Orioles are 6-6-0 against the run line
Important Cincinnati Reds Betting Trends
The Cincinnati Reds are 6-7-1 against the over/under
The Cincinnati Reds are 9-5-0 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 8-4 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Wade Miley has a 1-0 record with an earned run average of 2.45 and a WHIP of 1.18. He has 13 strikeouts over his 11 innings pitched and he's given up 6 hits. He allows 4.9 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 3.9. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.77 and they have given up 51 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .288 against the bullpen and they've struck out 46 hitters and walked 21 batters. As a team, Baltimore allows 9.8 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.4 batters per nine innings. They are 23rd in the league in team earned run average at 4.29. The Orioles pitchers collectively have given up 117 base hits and 51 earned runs. They have allowed 9 home runs this season, ranking them 29th in the league. Baltimore as a pitching staff has walked 47 batters and struck out 100. They have walked 4 men per 9 innings while striking out 8.4 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.53 and their FIP as a unit is 3.56.
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As a team Baltimore is hitting .246, good for 12th in the league. The Orioles hold a .444 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .298, which is good for 20th in baseball. They rank 11th in MLB with 8.4 hits per game. Adam Jones is hitting .277 with an on-base percentage of .358. He has 13 hits this season in 47 at bats with 6 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .532 and an OPS+ of 146. Manny Machado is hitting .159 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .275. He has totaled 7 hits and he has driven in 7 men in 44 at bats. His OPS+ is 72 while his slugging percentage is at .341. The Orioles have 101 hits, including 24 doubles and 19 home runs. Baltimore has walked 27 times so far this season and they have struck out 99 times as a unit. They have left 68 men on base and have a team OPS of .742. They score 4.67 runs per contest and have scored a total of 56 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Cincinnati has a 9-5 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 2.87, Scott Feldman has a 1-1 record and a 1.47 WHIP. He has 15 strikeouts over the 15.2 innings he's pitched. He's also given up 15 hits. He allows 8.6 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 4.18. The bullpen has an earned run average of 2.48 and they have given up 40 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .183 against the Reds bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 76 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 7th in the league in team earned run average at 3.46. The Reds pitchers as a team have surrendered 96 base knocks and 48 earned runs this season. They have given up 17 home runs this year, which ranks 11th in Major League Baseball. Cincinnati as a staff has walked 58 hitters and struck out 132 batters. They give up a walk 4.2 times per 9 innings while they strike out 9.5 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.23 while their FIP as a staff is 4.07.
As a team, they are batting .266, good for 4th in the league. The Reds hold a .466 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .327, which is good for 10th in baseball. They rank 6th in MLB with 8.9 hits per contest. Zack Cozart comes into this matchup batting .425 with an OBP of .500. He has 17 hits this year along with 8 RBI in 40 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .700 with an OPS+ of 223. Joey Votto is hitting .235 this season and he has an OBP of .333. He has collected 12 hits in 51 at bats while driving in 8 runs. He has an OPS+ of 130 and a slugging percentage of .529. The Reds as a unit have 125 base hits, including 27 doubles and 19 homers. Cincinnati has walked 38 times this year and they have struck out on 90 occasions. They have had 90 men left on base and have an OPS of .793. They have scored 5.07 runs per game and totaled 71 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Orioles/Reds MLB game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Orioles -220
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