Baltimore Orioles at Tampa Bay Rays 9/29/2017 Free MLB Picks and Predictions
Friday, September 29, 2017
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Probable Pitchers: Wade Miley vs. Jake Odorizzi
The Baltimore Orioles head to Tropicana Field on Friday, September 29, 2017 to take on the Tampa Bay Rays. The expected starting pitchers are Wade Miley for the Orioles and Jake Odorizzi for the Rays.
The odds for this matchup have Baltimore at +148 and Tampa Bay at -158. The Orioles have a 80-75-4 over/under mark and a 72-87-0 run line record. The Rays are 74-84-0 against the run line and have a 77-78-3 over/under record.
Valuable Baltimore Orioles Betting Trends
The Baltimore Orioles are 80-75-4 against the over/under
The Baltimore Orioles are 72-87-0 against the run line
Important Tampa Bay Rays Betting Trends
The Tampa Bay Rays are 77-78-3 against the over/under
The Tampa Bay Rays are 74-84-0 against the run line
Key Baltimore Orioles Injuries
09/28/17 CF Adam Jones Leg "?" Friday 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
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 75-84 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Wade Miley has a 8-14 record with an earned run average of 5.52 and a WHIP of 1.71. He has 136 strikeouts over his 153.1 innings pitched and he's given up 174 hits. He allows 10.2 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 5.22. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.86 and they have given up 559 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .249 against the bullpen and they've struck out 499 hitters and walked 217 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 4.94. The Orioles pitchers collectively have given up 1,478 base hits and 778 earned runs. They have allowed 238 home runs this season, ranking them 3rd in the league. Baltimore as a pitching staff has walked 563 batters and struck out 1,209. 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 4.95.
As a team Baltimore is hitting .262, good for 7th in the league. The Orioles hold a .439 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .314, which is good for 25th in baseball. They rank 4th in MLB with 9.2 hits per game. Jonathan Schoop is hitting .295 with an on-base percentage of .340. He has 180 hits this season in 610 at bats with 105 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .510 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 1,455 hits, including 266 doubles and 232 home runs. Baltimore has walked 386 times so far this season and they have struck out 1,373 times as a unit. They have left 1,026 men on base and have a team OPS of .753. They score 4.65 runs per contest and have scored a total of 740 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Tampa Bay has a 76-82 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 4.26, Jake Odorizzi has a 10-8 record and a 1.26 WHIP. He has 123 strikeouts over the 139.1 innings he's pitched. He's also given up 115 hits. He allows 7.4 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 5.52. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.85 and they have given up 470 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .233 against the Rays bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 489 batters and walked 197 opposing hitters. As a team, Tampa Bay allows 8.3 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.3 batters per nine innings. They are 10th in the league in team earned run average at 4.02. The Rays pitchers as a team have surrendered 1,302 base knocks and 630 earned runs this season. They have given up 189 home runs this year, which ranks 18th in Major League Baseball. Tampa Bay as a staff has walked 493 hitters and struck out 1,305 batters. They give up a walk 3.1 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8.3 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 .421 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .315, 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 .242 with an OBP of .349. He has 121 hits this year along with 83 RBI in 501 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .509 with an OPS+ of 131. Corey Dickerson is hitting .277 this season and he has an OBP of .320. He has collected 159 hits in 575 at bats while driving in 61 runs. He has an OPS+ of 116 and a slugging percentage of .483. The Rays as a unit have 1,304 base hits, including 223 doubles and 221 homers. Tampa Bay has walked 522 times this year and they have struck out on 1,508 occasions. They have had 1,083 men left on base and have an OPS of .736. They have scored 4.23 runs per game and totaled 668 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Orioles/Rays MLB game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Orioles +148
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