Baltimore Orioles at Tampa Bay Rays 10/1/2017 Free MLB Picks and Predictions
Sunday, October 1, 2017
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Probable Pitchers: Kevin Gausman vs. Blake Snell
The Baltimore Orioles visit Tropicana Field on Sunday, October 1, 2017 to play the Tampa Bay Rays. The probable starters are Kevin Gausman for the Orioles and Blake Snell for the Rays.
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The opening line for this matchup has Baltimore at +111 and Tampa Bay at -121. The Orioles have a 80-76-4 over/under record and a 72-88-0 run line mark. The Rays are 76-84-0 against the run line and have a 78-79-3 over/under record.
Valuable Baltimore Orioles Betting Trends
The Baltimore Orioles are 80-76-4 against the over/under
The Baltimore Orioles are 72-88-0 against the run line
Important Tampa Bay Rays Betting Trends
The Tampa Bay Rays are 78-79-3 against the over/under
The Tampa Bay Rays are 76-84-0 against the run line
Key Baltimore Orioles Injuries
09/29/17 CF Adam Jones Leg "?" Saturday vs. Tampa Bay Rays
09/25/17 P Dylan Bundy Hamstring out for season
06/16/17 P Mike Wright Shoulder 10-day DL (06/15)
Key Tampa Bay Rays Injuries
09/29/17 P Jake Odorizzi Undisclosed left last game, "?" for next scheduled start
06/26/17 P Diego Moreno Shoulder 60-day DL (05/22)
06/23/17 LF Colby Rasmus Hip 10-day DL (06/19)
06/09/17 LF Rickie Weeks Jr. Shoulder 10-day DL (06/09)
06/01/17 P Kevin Gadea Elbow 60-day DL (03/26)
06/01/17 3B Matt Duffy Achilles 60-day DL (04/02)
06/01/17 P Shawn Tolleson Elbow 60-day DL (04/01)
04/01/17 P Nathan Eovaldi Elbow 60-day DL (03/10)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Orioles have a 75-85 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Kevin Gausman has a 11-11 record with an earned run average of 4.81 and a WHIP of 1.52. He has 170 strikeouts over his 179.2 innings pitched and he's given up 202 hits. He allows 10.1 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 4.55. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.88 and they have given up 561 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .249 against the bullpen and they've struck out 500 hitters and walked 222 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 4.96. The Orioles pitchers collectively have given up 1,485 base hits and 785 earned runs. They have allowed 240 home runs this season, ranking them 3rd in the league. Baltimore as a pitching staff has walked 573 batters and struck out 1,216. 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 4.97.
As a team Baltimore is hitting .261, good for 8th in the league. The Orioles hold a .438 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .313, which is good for 26th in baseball. They rank 4th in MLB with 9.1 hits per game. Jonathan Schoop is hitting .295 with an on-base percentage of .341. He has 181 hits this season in 613 at bats with 105 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .509 and an OPS+ of 125. 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 1,459 hits, including 267 doubles and 232 home runs. Baltimore has walked 388 times so far this season and they have struck out 1,385 times as a unit. They have left 1,030 men on base and have a team OPS of .751. They score 4.62 runs per contest and have scored a total of 740 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Tampa Bay has a 78-82 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 4.27, Blake Snell has a 4-7 record and a 1.39 WHIP. He has 106 strikeouts over the 122.1 innings he's pitched. He's also given up 111 hits. He allows 8.2 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 4.46. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.82 and they have given up 476 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .231 against the Rays bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 503 batters and walked 200 opposing hitters. As a team, Tampa Bay allows 8.3 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.4 batters per nine innings. They are 10th in the league in team earned run average at 4. The Rays pitchers as a team have surrendered 1,314 base knocks and 635 earned runs this season. They have given up 193 home runs this year, which ranks 16th in Major League Baseball. Tampa Bay as a staff has walked 499 hitters and struck out 1,325 batters. They give up a walk 3.1 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8.4 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.27 while their FIP as a staff is 4.20.
As a team, they are batting .244, good for 25th in the league. The Rays hold a .422 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .316, which is good for 22nd in baseball. They rank 25th in MLB with 8.3 hits per contest. Logan Morrison comes into this matchup batting .244 with an OBP of .352. He has 123 hits this year along with 84 RBI in 504 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .518 with an OPS+ of 135. Corey Dickerson is hitting .278 this season and he has an OBP of .321. He has collected 161 hits in 580 at bats while driving in 62 runs. He has an OPS+ of 118 and a slugging percentage of .488. The Rays as a unit have 1,320 base hits, including 224 doubles and 226 homers. Tampa Bay has walked 539 times this year and they have struck out on 1,521 occasions. They have had 1,099 men left on base and have an OPS of .739. They have scored 4.28 runs per game and totaled 684 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Orioles/Rays MLB game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Orioles +111
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