Friday, June 23, 2017
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Probable Pitchers: Ubaldo Jimenez vs. Chris Archer
Tropicana Field is the site of the matchup between the Baltimore Orioles and the Tampa Bay Rays on Friday, June 23, 2017. The probable starting pitchers are Ubaldo Jimenez for the Orioles and Chris Archer for the Rays.
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Baltimore opens at +160 while Tampa Bay opens at -170. The Orioles have a 38-30-3 over/under record and a 32-39-0 run line mark. The Rays are 39-36-0 against the run line and have a 45-29-1 over/under record.
Valuable Baltimore Orioles Betting Trends
The Baltimore Orioles are 38-30-3 against the over/under
The Baltimore Orioles are 32-39-0 against the run line
Important Tampa Bay Rays Betting Trends
The Tampa Bay Rays are 45-29-1 against the over/under
The Tampa Bay Rays are 39-36-0 against the run line
Key Baltimore Orioles Injuries
06/19/17 SS J.J. Hardy Wrist 10-day DL (06/19)
06/16/17 P Mike Wright Shoulder 10-day DL (06/15)
06/13/17 1B Chris Davis Oblique 10-day DL (06/13)
06/10/17 P Darren O'Day Shoulder 10-day DL (06/07)
05/28/17 CF Anthony Santander Elbow 60-day DL (03/30)
05/28/17 P Zach Britton Forearm 60-day DL (05/05)
05/21/17 2B Ryan Flaherty Shoulder 10-day DL (05/19)
Key Tampa Bay Rays Injuries
06/21/17 2B Tim Beckham Hand "?" Friday vs. Baltimore Orioles
06/13/17 P Matt Andriese Hip 60-day DL (06/11)
06/09/17 CF Kevin Kiermaier Hip 10-day DL (06/09)
06/09/17 LF Rickie Weeks Jr. Shoulder 10-day DL (06/09)
06/07/17 SS Brad Miller Groin 10-day DL (06/07)
06/01/17 P Diego Moreno Shoulder 10-day DL (05/22)
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)
05/18/17 P Xavier Cedeno Forearm 60-day DL (04/18)
04/03/17 P Brad Boxberger Side 60-day DL (04/02)
04/01/17 P Nathan Eovaldi Elbow 60-day DL (03/10)
04/01/17 C Wilson Ramos Knee 60-day DL (04/01)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Orioles have a 35-36 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Ubaldo Jimenez has a 2-2 record with an earned run average of 6.25 and a WHIP of 1.50. He has 53 strikeouts over his 63.1 innings pitched and he's given up 65 hits. He allows 9.2 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 5.8. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.30 and they have given up 280 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .268 against the bullpen and they've struck out 232 hitters and walked 104 batters. As a team, Baltimore allows 10 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.2 batters per nine innings. They are 28th in the league in team earned run average at 5.05. The Orioles pitchers collectively have given up 709 base hits and 357 earned runs. They have allowed 106 home runs this season, ranking them 4th in the league. Baltimore as a pitching staff has walked 272 batters and struck out 510. They have walked 3.9 men per 9 innings while striking out 7.2 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.54 and their FIP as a unit is 5.11.
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As a team Baltimore is hitting .255, good for 13th in the league. The Orioles hold a .430 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .309, which is good for 25th in baseball. They rank 12th in MLB with 8.9 hits per game. Mark Trumbo is hitting .260 with an on-base percentage of .320. He has 73 hits this season in 281 at bats with 33 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .406 and an OPS+ of 94. Jonathan Schoop is hitting .292 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .344. He has totaled 74 hits and he has driven in 43 men in 253 at bats. His OPS+ is 133 while his slugging percentage is at .542. The Orioles have 632 hits, including 118 doubles and 102 home runs. Baltimore has walked 181 times so far this season and they have struck out 641 times as a unit. They have left 466 men on base and have a team OPS of .739. They score 4.51 runs per contest and have scored a total of 320 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Tampa Bay has a 39-36 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 3.75, Chris Archer has a 5-4 record and a 1.18 WHIP. He has 122 strikeouts over the 98.1 innings he's pitched. He's also given up 85 hits. He allows 7.8 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 2.88. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.30 and they have given up 234 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .244 against the Rays bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 218 batters and walked 103 opposing hitters. As a team, Tampa Bay allows 8.7 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.2 batters per nine innings. They are 8th in the league in team earned run average at 4.08. The Rays pitchers as a team have surrendered 646 base knocks and 305 earned runs this season. They have given up 82 home runs this year, which ranks 23rd in Major League Baseball. Tampa Bay as a staff has walked 246 hitters and struck out 611 batters. They give up a walk 3.3 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8.2 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.33 while their FIP as a staff is 4.09.
As a team, they are batting .255, good for 14th in the league. The Rays hold a .447 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .329, which is good for 13th in baseball. They rank 14th in MLB with 8.8 hits per contest. Corey Dickerson comes into this matchup batting .326 with an OBP of .365. He has 94 hits this year along with 37 RBI in 288 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .583 with an OPS+ of 155. Logan Morrison is hitting .247 this season and he has an OBP of .356. He has collected 59 hits in 239 at bats while driving in 51 runs. He has an OPS+ of 147 and a slugging percentage of .565. The Rays as a unit have 657 base hits, including 113 doubles and 115 homers. Tampa Bay has walked 273 times this year and they have struck out on 745 occasions. They have had 531 men left on base and have an OPS of .775. They have scored 4.8 runs per game and totaled 360 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Orioles/Rays MLB game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Orioles +160
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