Baltimore Orioles at Pittsburgh Pirates 9/26/2017 Free MLB Picks and Predictions
Tuesday, September 26, 2017
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Probable Pitchers: Kevin Gausman vs. Trevor Williams
The Baltimore Orioles visit PNC Park on Tuesday, September 26, 2017 to play the Pittsburgh Pirates. The probable starters are Kevin Gausman for the Orioles and Trevor Williams for the Pirates.
The opening line for this matchup has Baltimore at -114 and Pittsburgh at -106. The Orioles have a 79-74-4 over/under record and a 72-85-0 run line mark. The Pirates are 82-74-0 against the run line and have a 61-90-5 over/under record.
Valuable Baltimore Orioles Betting Trends
The Baltimore Orioles are 79-74-4 against the over/under
The Baltimore Orioles are 72-85-0 against the run line
Important Pittsburgh Pirates Betting Trends
The Pittsburgh Pirates are 61-90-5 against the over/under
The Pittsburgh Pirates are 82-74-0 against the run line
Key Baltimore Orioles Injuries
09/25/17 P Dylan Bundy Hamstring out for season
09/24/17 CF Adam Jones Leg left last game, "?" Tuesday vs. Pittsburgh
06/16/17 P Mike Wright Shoulder 10-day DL (06/15)
Key Pittsburgh Pirates Injuries
09/03/17 2B Josh Harrison Hand 60-day DL (09/03)
08/27/17 C Francisco Cervelli Quad 10-day DL (08/26)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Orioles have a 75-82 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Kevin Gausman has a 11-10 record with an earned run average of 4.61 and a WHIP of 1.51. He has 165 strikeouts over his 175.2 innings pitched and he's given up 197 hits. He allows 10.1 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 4.52. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.84 and they have given up 549 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .249 against the bullpen and they've struck out 491 hitters and walked 216 batters. As a team, Baltimore allows 9.4 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 1,457 base hits and 763 earned runs. They have allowed 234 home runs this season, ranking them 3rd in the league. Baltimore as a pitching staff has walked 559 batters and struck out 1,193. They have walked 3.6 men per 9 innings while striking out 7.7 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.44 and their FIP as a unit is 4.94.
As a team Baltimore is hitting .262, good for 7th in the league. The Orioles hold a .441 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .314, which is good for 25th in baseball. They rank 3rd in MLB with 9.2 hits per game. Jonathan Schoop is hitting .299 with an on-base percentage of .343. He has 180 hits this season in 603 at bats with 105 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .516 and an OPS+ of 127. Adam Jones is hitting .285 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .322. He has totaled 170 hits and he has driven in 73 men in 597 at bats. His OPS+ is 109 while his slugging percentage is at .466. The Orioles have 1,440 hits, including 262 doubles and 231 home runs. Baltimore has walked 384 times so far this season and they have struck out 1,358 times as a unit. They have left 1,013 men on base and have a team OPS of .755. They score 4.69 runs per contest and have scored a total of 736 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Pittsburgh has a 71-85 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 4.18, Trevor Williams has a 6-9 record and a 1.34 WHIP. He has 111 strikeouts over the 144.1 innings he's pitched. He's also given up 142 hits. He allows 8.9 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 4.01. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.87 and they have given up 495 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .245 against the Pirates bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 475 batters and walked 204 opposing hitters. As a team, Pittsburgh allows 9.1 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.9 batters per nine innings. They are 13th in the league in team earned run average at 4.24. The Pirates pitchers as a team have surrendered 1,406 base knocks and 654 earned runs this season. They have given up 176 home runs this year, which ranks 25th in Major League Baseball. Pittsburgh as a staff has walked 492 hitters and struck out 1,213 batters. They give up a walk 3.2 times per 9 innings while they strike out 7.9 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.37 while their FIP as a staff is 4.24.
As a team, they are batting .244, good for 27th in the league. The Pirates hold a .386 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .317, which is good for 21st in baseball. They rank 26th in MLB with 8.2 hits per contest. Andrew McCutchen comes into this matchup batting .273 with an OBP of .358. He has 151 hits this year along with 79 RBI in 553 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .470 with an OPS+ of 116. Josh Bell is hitting .250 this season and he has an OBP of .329. He has collected 132 hits in 527 at bats while driving in 83 runs. He has an OPS+ of 104 and a slugging percentage of .457. The Pirates as a team have 1,282 base knocks, including 240 doubles and 146 home runs. Pittsburgh has walked 498 times this season and they have struck out 1,160 times. They have had 1,098 runners left on base and have an OPS of .703. They have scored 4.06 runs per contest and totaled 633 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Orioles/Pirates MLB game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Orioles -114
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