Baltimore Orioles at Tampa Bay Rays 9/30/2017 Free MLB Picks and Predictions
Saturday, September 30, 2017
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Probable Pitchers: Miguel Castro vs. Chris Archer
The Baltimore Orioles head to Tropicana Field on Saturday, September 30, 2017 to take on the Tampa Bay Rays. The expected starting pitchers are Miguel Castro for the Orioles and Chris Archer for the Rays.
The odds for this matchup have Baltimore at -145 and Tampa Bay at +131. The Orioles have a 80-75-4 over/under mark and a 72-87-0 run line record. The Rays are 75-84-0 against the run line and have a 78-78-3 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 78-78-3 against the over/under
The Tampa Bay Rays are 75-84-0 against the run line
Key Baltimore Orioles Injuries
9/27/2017 Jeremy Hellickson SP Back Out for the season
9/27/2017 Adam Jones CF Leg Probable for Sep 29
9/26/2017 Tim Beckham SS Hamstring Probable for Sep 29
9/24/2017 Dylan Bundy SP Hamstring Out for the season
9/20/2017 Zach Britton RP Knee Expected to be out until at least Oct 1
9/19/2017 Branden Kline SP Elbow Out for the season
9/1/2017 Robert Andino 2B Suspension Suspended until Mar 1, 2018
9/1/2017 Natanael Delgado LF Undisclosed Out for the season
9/1/2017 Johnny Giavotella 2B Undisclosed Out for the season
8/25/2017 Cody Sedlock SP Forearm Out for the season
4/18/2017 Dariel Alvarez RF Elbow Out for the season
Key Tampa Bay Rays Injuries
9/26/2017 Alex Cobb SP Rest Out for the season
9/26/2017 Matt Duffy 3B Heel Out for the season
9/5/2017 Taylor Guerrieri SP Elbow Out for the season
9/1/2017 Kevin Gadea RP Elbow Out for the season
8/22/2017 Jose De Leon SP Elbow Out for the season
8/15/2017 Brandon Koch RP Arm Out for the season
8/4/2017 Andrew Bellatti RP Undisclosed Out for the season
7/13/2017 Colby Rasmus LF Personal Out for the season
5/19/2017 Shawn Tolleson RP Elbow Out for the season
3/13/2017 Nathan Eovaldi SP Elbow Out for the season
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Orioles have a 75-84 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Miguel Castro has a 3-2 record with an earned run average of 3.29 and a WHIP of 1.18. He has 35 strikeouts over his 63 innings pitched and he's given up 47 hits. He allows 6.7 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 4.87. 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 6th 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 77-82 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 4.18, Chris Archer has a 9-12 record and a 1.27 WHIP. He has 243 strikeouts over the 196 innings he's pitched. He's also given up 191 hits. He allows 8.8 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 3.43. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.85 and they have given up 474 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .232 against the Rays bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 495 batters and walked 199 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 4.03. The Rays pitchers as a team have surrendered 1,310 base knocks and 635 earned runs this season. They have given up 193 home runs this year, which ranks 15th in Major League Baseball. Tampa Bay as a staff has walked 497 hitters and struck out 1,313 batters. They give up a walk 3.2 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 4.22.
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 .315, which is good for 23rd 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 .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 1,313 base hits, including 223 doubles and 224 homers. Tampa Bay has walked 529 times this year and they have struck out on 1,514 occasions. They have had 1,089 men left on base and have an OPS of .737. They have scored 4.26 runs per game and totaled 677 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Orioles/Rays MLB game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Orioles -145
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