Saturday, May 27, 2017
Minute Maid Park
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Probable Pitchers: Wade Miley vs. Dallas Keuchel
The Baltimore Orioles visit Minute Maid Park on Saturday, May 27, 2017 to play the Houston Astros. The probable starters are Wade Miley for the Orioles and Dallas Keuchel for the Astros.
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The opening line for this matchup has Baltimore at -101 and Houston at -109. The Orioles have a 22-21-2 over/under record and a 24-21-0 run line mark. The Astros are 27-21-0 against the run line and have a 24-21-3 over/under record.
Valuable Baltimore Orioles Betting Trends
The Baltimore Orioles are 22-21-2 against the over/under
The Baltimore Orioles are 24-21-0 against the run line
Important Houston Astros Betting Trends
The Houston Astros are 24-21-3 against the over/under
The Houston Astros are 27-21-0 against the run line
Key Baltimore Orioles Injuries
05/21/17 2B Ryan Flaherty Shoulder 10-day DL (05/19)
05/06/17 P Zach Britton Forearm 10-day DL (5/5)
04/02/17 CF Anthony Santander Forearm 10-day DL (3/30)
Key Houston Astros Injuries
05/25/17 C Brian McCann Concussion 7-day DL (5/20) expected to be activated Saturday vs Baltimore
05/20/17 P Dallas Keuchel Neck 10-day DL (5/17)
04/26/17 RF Teoscar Hernandez Leg 10-day DL (4/25)
04/20/17 P Jandel Gustave Forearm 10-day DL (4/19)
03/31/17 P Collin McHugh Elbow 10-day DL (3/30)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Orioles have a 25-20 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Wade Miley has a 1-2 record with an earned run average of 2.59 and a WHIP of 1.44. He has 49 strikeouts over his 48.2 innings pitched and he's given up 42 hits. He allows 7.8 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 4.41. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.90 and they have given up 167 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .262 against the bullpen and they've struck out 147 hitters and walked 70 batters. As a team, Baltimore allows 9.3 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.4 batters per nine innings. They are 18th in the league in team earned run average at 4.27. The Orioles pitchers collectively have given up 423 base hits and 194 earned runs. They have allowed 55 home runs this season, ranking them 16th in the league. Baltimore as a pitching staff has walked 175 batters and struck out 335. They have walked 3.9 men per 9 innings while striking out 7.4 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.46 and their FIP as a unit is 4.56.
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As a team Baltimore is hitting .254, good for 12th in the league. The Orioles hold a .424 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .314, which is good for 22nd in baseball. They rank 9th in MLB with 9.0 hits per game. Adam Jones is hitting .263 with an on-base percentage of .308. He has 49 hits this season in 186 at bats with 21 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .419 and an OPS+ of 96. Jonathan Schoop is hitting .269 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .324. He has totaled 42 hits and he has driven in 19 men in 156 at bats. His OPS+ is 111 while his slugging percentage is at .462. The Orioles have 405 hits, including 72 doubles and 65 home runs. Baltimore has walked 129 times so far this season and they have struck out 394 times as a unit. They have left 317 men on base and have a team OPS of .738. They score 4.6 runs per contest and have scored a total of 207 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Houston has a 32-16 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 1.84, Dallas Keuchel has a 7-0 record and a 0.86 WHIP. He has 54 strikeouts over the 63.2 innings he's pitched. He's also given up 41 hits. He allows 5.8 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 3.27. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.32 and they have given up 116 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .200 against the Astros bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 202 batters and walked 63 opposing hitters. As a team, Houston allows 7.6 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.7 batters per nine innings. They are 2nd in the league in team earned run average at 3.51. The Astros pitchers as a team have surrendered 368 base knocks and 170 earned runs this season. They have given up 60 home runs this year, which ranks 10th in Major League Baseball. Houston as a staff has walked 153 hitters and struck out 469 batters. They give up a walk 3.2 times per 9 innings while they strike out 9.7 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.20 while their FIP as a staff is 3.85.
As a team, they are batting .266, good for 7th in the league. The Astros hold a .444 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .335, which is good for 6th in baseball. They rank 8th in MLB with 9.0 hits per contest. Carlos Correa comes into this matchup batting .288 with an OBP of .370. He has 46 hits this year along with 26 RBI in 160 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .481 with an OPS+ of 139. Jose Altuve is hitting .298 this season and he has an OBP of .367. He has collected 53 hits in 178 at bats while driving in 22 runs. He has an OPS+ of 141 and a slugging percentage of .494. The Astros as a unit have 433 base hits, including 78 doubles and 68 homers. Houston has walked 154 times this year and they have struck out on 344 occasions. They have had 319 men left on base and have an OPS of .779. They have scored 4.94 runs per game and totaled 237 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Orioles/Astros MLB game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Orioles -101
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