Baltimore Orioles at Tampa Bay Rays 7/24/2017 Free MLB Picks and Predictions
Monday, July 24, 2017
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Probable Pitchers: Kevin Gausman vs. Blake Snell
The Baltimore Orioles head to Tropicana Field on Monday, July 24, 2017 to take on the Tampa Bay Rays. The expected starting pitchers are Kevin Gausman for the Orioles and Blake Snell for the Rays.
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The odds for this matchup have Baltimore at +120 and Tampa Bay at -130. The Orioles have a 51-42-3 over/under mark and a 44-52-0 run line record. The Rays are 50-47-0 against the run line and have a 54-41-2 over/under record.
Valuable Baltimore Orioles Betting Trends
The Baltimore Orioles are 51-42-3 against the over/under
The Baltimore Orioles are 44-52-0 against the run line
Important Tampa Bay Rays Betting Trends
The Tampa Bay Rays are 54-41-2 against the over/under
The Tampa Bay Rays are 50-47-0 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 10-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 Tampa Bay Rays Injuries
07/01/17 SS Daniel Robertson Neck 10-day DL (06/26)
06/26/17 P Diego Moreno Shoulder 60-day DL (05/22)
06/23/17 LF Colby Rasmus Hip 10-day DL (06/19)
06/13/17 P Matt Andriese Hip 60-day DL (06/11)
06/09/17 CF Kevin Kiermaier Hip 60-day DL (06/09)
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)
05/18/17 P Xavier Cedeno Forearm 60-day DL (04/18)
04/01/17 P Nathan Eovaldi Elbow 60-day DL (03/10)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Orioles have a 46-51 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Kevin Gausman has a 6-7 record with an earned run average of 6.11 and a WHIP of 1.75. He has 96 strikeouts over his 106 innings pitched and he's given up 139 hits. He allows 11.8 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 5.06. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.05 and they have given up 369 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .261 against the bullpen and they've struck out 316 hitters and walked 127 batters. As a team, Baltimore allows 10 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.5 batters per nine innings. They are 29th in the league in team earned run average at 5.14. The Orioles pitchers collectively have given up 958 base hits and 493 earned runs. They have allowed 148 home runs this season, ranking them 2nd in the league. Baltimore as a pitching staff has walked 350 batters and struck out 722. They have walked 3.6 men per 9 innings while striking out 7.5 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.51 and their FIP as a unit is 5.05.
As a team Baltimore is hitting .256, good for 15th in the league. The Orioles hold a .430 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .312, which is good for 23rd in baseball. They rank 9th in MLB with 8.9 hits per game. Jonathan Schoop is hitting .303 with an on-base percentage of .349. He has 108 hits this season in 357 at bats with 69 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .552 and an OPS+ of 138. Mark Trumbo is hitting .247 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .310. He has totaled 94 hits and he has driven in 49 men in 381 at bats. His OPS+ is 94 while his slugging percentage is at .415. The Orioles have 864 hits, including 158 doubles and 139 home runs. Baltimore has walked 248 times so far this season and they have struck out 853 times as a unit. They have left 632 men on base and have a team OPS of .742. They score 4.62 runs per contest and have scored a total of 448 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Tampa Bay has a 51-47 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 4.98, Blake Snell has a 0-5 record and a 1.63 WHIP. He has 51 strikeouts over the 56 innings he's pitched. He's also given up 54 hits. He allows 8.7 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 5.17. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.35 and they have given up 288 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .240 against the Rays bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 272 batters and walked 127 opposing hitters. As a team, Tampa Bay allows 8.4 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.1 batters per nine innings. They are 9th in the league in team earned run average at 4.08. The Rays pitchers as a team have surrendered 817 base knocks and 398 earned runs this season. They have given up 112 home runs this year, which ranks 22nd in Major League Baseball. Tampa Bay as a staff has walked 320 hitters and struck out 786 batters. They give up a walk 3.3 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8.1 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.30 while their FIP as a staff is 4.23.
As a team, they are batting .255, good for 16th in the league. The Rays hold a .440 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .325, which is good for 16th in baseball. They rank 15th in MLB with 8.7 hits per contest. Logan Morrison comes into this matchup batting .256 with an OBP of .369. He has 81 hits this year along with 61 RBI in 317 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .558 with an OPS+ of 150. Corey Dickerson is hitting .311 this season and he has an OBP of .351. He has collected 117 hits in 376 at bats while driving in 43 runs. He has an OPS+ of 140 and a slugging percentage of .543. The Rays as a unit have 853 base hits, including 153 doubles and 143 homers. Tampa Bay has walked 339 times this year and they have struck out on 937 occasions. They have had 677 men left on base and have an OPS of .765. They have scored 4.63 runs per game and totaled 454 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Orioles/Rays MLB game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Rays -130
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