Baltimore Orioles at Oakland Athletics 8/10/2017 Free MLB Picks and Predictions
Thursday, August 10, 2017
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Probable Pitchers: Wade Miley vs. Chris Smith
O.co Coliseum is the site of the matchup between the Baltimore Orioles and the Oakland Athletics on Thursday, August 10, 2017. The probable starting pitchers are Wade Miley for the Orioles and Chris Smith for the Athletics.
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Baltimore opens at -113 while Oakland opens at +103. The Orioles have a 57-53-3 over/under record and a 56-57-0 run line mark. The Athletics are 58-55-0 against the run line and have a 62-47-4 over/under record.
Valuable Baltimore Orioles Betting Trends
The Baltimore Orioles are 57-53-3 against the over/under
The Baltimore Orioles are 56-57-0 against the run line
Important Oakland Athletics Betting Trends
The Oakland Athletics are 62-47-4 against the over/under
The Oakland Athletics are 58-55-0 against the run line
Key Baltimore Orioles Injuries
08/05/17 RF Mark Trumbo Back 10-day DL (07/31) - available Wednesday vs. LA Angels
07/05/17 2B Ryan Flaherty Shoulder 60-day DL (05/19)
06/19/17 SS J.J. Hardy Wrist 60-day DL (06/19)
06/16/17 P Mike Wright Shoulder 10-day DL (06/15)
05/28/17 CF Anthony Santander Elbow 60-day DL (03/30)
Key Oakland Athletics Injuries
07/28/17 C Josh Phegley Oblique 10-day DL (07/25)
07/02/17 CF Dustin Fowler Knee 60-day DL (06/30)
06/10/17 P Andrew Triggs Hip 60-day DL (06/10)
05/28/17 P Bobby Wahl Shoulder 60-day DL (05/24)
04/01/17 P Chris Bassitt Elbow 60-day DL (03/30)
04/01/17 CF Jake Smolinski Shoulder 60-day DL (03/30)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Orioles have a 56-57 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Wade Miley has a 5-9 record with an earned run average of 5.51 and a WHIP of 1.74. He has 101 strikeouts over his 114.1 innings pitched and he's given up 133 hits. He allows 10.5 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 5.26. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.92 and they have given up 395 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .252 against the bullpen and they've struck out 353 hitters and walked 142 batters. As a team, Baltimore allows 9.6 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.7 batters per nine innings. They are 27th in the league in team earned run average at 4.9. The Orioles pitchers collectively have given up 1071 base hits and 546 earned runs. They have allowed 164 home runs this season, ranking them 4th in the league. Baltimore as a pitching staff has walked 396 batters and struck out 856. They have walked 3.6 men per 9 innings while striking out 7.7 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.46 and their FIP as a unit is 4.86.
As a team Baltimore is hitting .261, good for 6th in the league. The Orioles hold a .437 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .316, which is good for 22nd in baseball. They rank 6th in MLB with 9.0 hits per game. Adam Jones is hitting .270 with an on-base percentage of .310. He has 118 hits this season in 437 at bats with 54 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .449 and an OPS+ of 102. Jonathan Schoop is hitting .302 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .352. He has totaled 127 hits and he has driven in 82 men in 420 at bats. His OPS+ is 138 while his slugging percentage is at .550. The Orioles have 1021 hits, including 192 doubles and 162 home runs. Baltimore has walked 290 times so far this season and they have struck out 957 times as a unit. They have left 735 men on base and have a team OPS of .753. They score 4.69 runs per contest and have scored a total of 530 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Oakland has a 50-63 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 4.82, Chris Smith has a 0-1 record and a 1.36 WHIP. He has 16 strikeouts over the 28 innings he's pitched. He's also given up 27 hits. He allows 8.7 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 5.5. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.71 and they have given up 362 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .247 against the Athletics bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 365 batters and walked 147 opposing hitters. As a team, Oakland allows 9 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.7 batters per nine innings. They are 21st in the league in team earned run average at 4.65. The Athletics pitchers as a team have surrendered 993 base knocks and 516 earned runs this season. They have given up 136 home runs this year, which ranks 19th in Major League Baseball. Oakland as a staff has walked 357 hitters and struck out 858 batters. They give up a walk 3.2 times per 9 innings while they strike out 7.7 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.35 while their FIP as a staff is 4.39.
As a team, they are batting .239, good for 28th in the league. The Athletics hold a .422 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .314, which is good for 24th in baseball. They rank 28th in MLB with 8.0 hits per contest. Jed Lowrie comes into this matchup batting .270 with an OBP of .349. He has 109 hits this year along with 36 RBI in 403 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .434 with an OPS+ of 115. Khris Davis is hitting .242 this season and he has an OBP of .328. He has collected 99 hits in 409 at bats while driving in 79 runs. He has an OPS+ of 129 and a slugging percentage of .518. The Athletics as a unit have 908 base hits, including 209 doubles and 155 homers. Oakland has walked 400 times this year and they have struck out on 1054 occasions. They have had 744 men left on base and have an OPS of .737. They have scored 4.38 runs per game and totaled 495 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Orioles/Athletics MLB game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Athletics +103
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