Baltimore Orioles at Oakland Athletics 8/13/2017 Free MLB Picks and Predictions
Sunday, August 13, 2017
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Probable Pitchers: Jeremy Hellickson vs. Kendall Graveman
O.co Coliseum is the site of the matchup between the Baltimore Orioles and the Oakland Athletics on Sunday, August 13, 2017. The probable starting pitchers are Jeremy Hellickson for the Orioles and Kendall Graveman for the Athletics.
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Baltimore opens at -118 while Oakland opens at +108. The Orioles have a 57-56-3 over/under record and a 57-59-0 run line mark. The Athletics are 59-57-0 against the run line and have a 62-50-4 over/under record.
Valuable Baltimore Orioles Betting Trends
The Baltimore Orioles are 57-56-3 against the over/under
The Baltimore Orioles are 57-59-0 against the run line
Important Oakland Athletics Betting Trends
The Oakland Athletics are 62-50-4 against the over/under
The Oakland Athletics are 59-57-0 against the run line
Key Baltimore Orioles Injuries
08/11/17 P Ubaldo Jimenez Leg left last game, "?" next start
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 57-59 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Jeremy Hellickson has a 7-6 record with an earned run average of 4.45 and a WHIP of 1.23. He has 77 strikeouts over his 125.1 innings pitched and he's given up 122 hits. He allows 8.8 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 5.12. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.92 and they have given up 405 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .253 against the bullpen and they've struck out 359 hitters and walked 146 batters. As a team, Baltimore allows 9.6 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.8 batters per nine innings. They are 27th in the league in team earned run average at 4.86. The Orioles pitchers collectively have given up ,1098 base hits and 556 earned runs. They have allowed 166 home runs this season, ranking them 4th in the league. Baltimore as a pitching staff has walked 406 batters and struck out ,886. They have walked 3.6 men per 9 innings while striking out 7.8 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.46 and their FIP as a unit is 4.82.
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 24th in baseball. They rank 7th in MLB with 9.0 hits per game. Jonathan Schoop is hitting .300 with an on-base percentage of .349. He has 130 hits this season in 433 at bats with 84 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .543 and an OPS+ of 136. Adam Jones is hitting .269 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .309. He has totaled 121 hits and he has driven in 58 men in 449 at bats. His OPS+ is 104 while his slugging percentage is at .459. The Orioles have ,1045 hits, including 198 doubles and 168 home runs. Baltimore has walked 293 times so far this season and they have struck out ,977 times as a unit. They have left ,748 men on base and have a team OPS of .753. They score 4.67 runs per contest and have scored a total of 542 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Oakland has a 51-65 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 4.97, Kendall Graveman has a 2-3 record and a 1.42 WHIP. He has 34 strikeouts over the 54.1 innings he's pitched. He's also given up 61 hits. He allows 10.1 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 4.56. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.60 and they have given up 365 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .244 against the Athletics bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 371 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 22nd in the league in team earned run average at 4.66. The Athletics pitchers as a team have surrendered ,1021 base knocks and 531 earned runs this season. They have given up 144 home runs this year, which ranks 15th in Major League Baseball. Oakland as a staff has walked 362 hitters and struck out ,874 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 .240, good for 28th in the league. The Athletics hold a .423 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 .328. He has 101 hits this year along with 81 RBI in 419 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .520 with an OPS+ of 129. Jed Lowrie is hitting .275 this season and he has an OBP of .352. He has collected 114 hits in 414 at bats while driving in 40 runs. He has an OPS+ of 119 and a slugging percentage of .447. The Athletics as a unit have ,932 base hits, including 218 doubles and 158 homers. Oakland has walked 409 times this year and they have struck out on ,1084 occasions. They have had ,765 men left on base and have an OPS of .736. They have scored 4.35 runs per game and totaled 505 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Orioles/Athletics MLB game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Athletics +108
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