Baltimore Orioles at Oakland Athletics 8/12/2017 Free MLB Picks and Predictions
Saturday, August 12, 2017
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Probable Pitchers: Dylan Bundy vs. Sean Manaea
The Baltimore Orioles head to O.co Coliseum on Saturday, August 12, 2017 to take on the Oakland Athletics. The expected starting pitchers are Dylan Bundy for the Orioles and Sean Manaea for the Athletics.
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The odds for this matchup have Baltimore at +103 and Oakland at -113. The Orioles have a 57-55-3 over/under mark and a 57-58-0 run line record. The Athletics are 58-57-0 against the run line and have a 62-49-4 over/under record.
Valuable Baltimore Orioles Betting Trends
The Baltimore Orioles are 57-55-3 against the over/under
The Baltimore Orioles are 57-58-0 against the run line
Important Oakland Athletics Betting Trends
The Oakland Athletics are 62-49-4 against the over/under
The Oakland Athletics are 58-57-0 against the run line
Key Baltimore Orioles Injuries
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 57-58 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Dylan Bundy has a 11-8 record with an earned run average of 4.15 and a WHIP of 1.19. He has 107 strikeouts over his 134.1 innings pitched and he's given up 120 hits. He allows 8 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 4.7. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.92 and they have given up 401 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .253 against the bullpen and they've struck out 358 hitters and walked 146 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 4.87. The Orioles pitchers collectively have given up 1,088 base hits and 552 earned runs. They have allowed 165 home runs this season, ranking them 4th in the league. Baltimore as a pitching staff has walked 405 batters and struck out 874. 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 4.83.
As a team Baltimore is hitting .260, good for 6th in the league. The Orioles hold a .438 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .314, which is good for 23rd in baseball. They rank 7th in MLB with 9.0 hits per game. Jonathan Schoop is hitting .298 with an on-base percentage of .347. He has 128 hits this season in 429 at bats with 82 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .541 and an OPS+ of 135. Adam Jones is hitting .270 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .309. He has totaled 120 hits and he has driven in 57 men in 445 at bats. His OPS+ is 102 while his slugging percentage is at .454. The Orioles have 1,035 hits, including 196 doubles and 167 home runs. Baltimore has walked 291 times so far this season and they have struck out 972 times as a unit. They have left 743 men on base and have a team OPS of .753. They score 4.68 runs per contest and have scored a total of 538 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Oakland has a 50-65 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 4.15, Sean Manaea has a 8-6 record and a 1.32 WHIP. He has 112 strikeouts over the 119.1 innings he's pitched. He's also given up 116 hits. He allows 8.7 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 3.96. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.64 and they have given up 365 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .245 against the Athletics bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 369 batters and walked 148 opposing hitters. As a team, Oakland allows 9 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.7 batters per nine innings. They are 24th in the league in team earned run average at 4.67. The Athletics pitchers as a team have surrendered 1,011 base knocks and 527 earned runs this season. They have given up 143 home runs this year, which ranks 14th in Major League Baseball. Oakland as a staff has walked 360 hitters and struck out 869 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 4.44.
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 25th in baseball. They rank 29th in MLB with 8.0 hits per contest. Khris Davis comes into this matchup batting .241 with an OBP of .329. He has 100 hits this year along with 80 RBI in 415 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .520 with an OPS+ of 129. Jed Lowrie is hitting .273 this season and he has an OBP of .351. He has collected 112 hits in 410 at bats while driving in 39 runs. He has an OPS+ of 117 and a slugging percentage of .441. The Athletics as a unit have 922 base hits, including 214 doubles and 157 homers. Oakland has walked 408 times this year and they have struck out on 1,072 occasions. They have had 761 men left on base and have an OPS of .735. They have scored 4.35 runs per game and totaled 500 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Orioles/Athletics MLB game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Athletics -113
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