Baltimore Orioles at Tampa Bay Rays 7/26/2017 Free MLB Picks and Predictions
Wednesday, July 26, 2017
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Probable Pitchers: Ubaldo Jimenez vs. Alex Cobb
Tropicana Field is the site of the matchup between the Baltimore Orioles and the Tampa Bay Rays on Wednesday, July 26, 2017. The probable starting pitchers are Ubaldo Jimenez for the Orioles and Alex Cobb for the Rays.
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Baltimore opens at +121 while Tampa Bay opens at -131. The Orioles have a 53-43-3 over/under record and a 46-53-0 run line mark. The Rays are 50-50-0 against the run line and have a 55-43-2 over/under record.
Valuable Baltimore Orioles Betting Trends
The Baltimore Orioles are 53-43-3 against the over/under
The Baltimore Orioles are 46-53-0 against the run line
Important Tampa Bay Rays Betting Trends
The Tampa Bay Rays are 55-43-2 against the over/under
The Tampa Bay Rays are 50-50-0 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 48-51 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Ubaldo Jimenez has a 4-6 record with an earned run average of 7.19 and a WHIP of 1.61. He has 79 strikeouts over his 92.2 innings pitched and he's given up 105 hits. He allows 10.2 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 6.02. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.98 and they have given up 372 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .259 against the bullpen and they've struck out 322 hitters and walked 131 batters. As a team, Baltimore allows 9.9 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.6 batters per nine innings. They are 29th in the league in team earned run average at 5.1. The Orioles pitchers collectively have given up 974 base hits and 500 earned runs. They have allowed 150 home runs this season, ranking them 3rd in the league. Baltimore as a pitching staff has walked 360 batters and struck out 740. They have walked 3.7 men per 9 innings while striking out 7.6 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.51 and their FIP as a unit is 5.03.
As a team Baltimore is hitting .258, good for 11th in the league. The Orioles hold a .432 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .313, which is good for 23rd in baseball. They rank 8th in MLB with 9.0 hits per game. Jonathan Schoop is hitting .304 with an on-base percentage of .349. He has 111 hits this season in 365 at bats with 71 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .548 and an OPS+ of 137. Mark Trumbo is hitting .249 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .311. He has totaled 97 hits and he has driven in 50 men in 390 at bats. His OPS+ is 96 while his slugging percentage is at .423. The Orioles have 887 hits, including 162 doubles and 141 home runs. Baltimore has walked 253 times so far this season and they have struck out 862 times as a unit. They have left 644 men on base and have a team OPS of .745. They score 4.67 runs per contest and have scored a total of 462 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Tampa Bay has a 51-49 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 3.57, Alex Cobb has a 8-6 record and a 1.20 WHIP. He has 84 strikeouts over the 131 innings he's pitched. He's also given up 124 hits. He allows 8.5 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 4.24. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.36 and they have given up 295 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .240 against the Rays bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 280 batters and walked 130 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 10th in the league in team earned run average at 4.1. The Rays pitchers as a team have surrendered 834 base knocks and 408 earned runs this season. They have given up 117 home runs this year, which ranks 20th in Major League Baseball. Tampa Bay as a staff has walked 327 hitters and struck out 803 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 4.26.
As a team, they are batting .253, good for 18th in the league. The Rays hold a .437 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .325, which is good for 16th in baseball. They rank 18th in MLB with 8.7 hits per contest. Logan Morrison comes into this matchup batting .250 with an OBP of .366. He has 81 hits this year along with 61 RBI in 324 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .546 with an OPS+ of 146. Corey Dickerson is hitting .305 this season and he has an OBP of .348. He has collected 117 hits in 383 at bats while driving in 43 runs. He has an OPS+ of 137 and a slugging percentage of .533. The Rays as a unit have 865 base hits, including 155 doubles and 143 homers. Tampa Bay has walked 351 times this year and they have struck out on 960 occasions. They have had 694 men left on base and have an OPS of .762. They have scored 4.59 runs per game and totaled 459 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Orioles/Rays MLB game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Rays -131
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