Thursday, May 11, 2017
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Probable Pitchers: Dylan Bundy vs. A.J. Cole
The Baltimore Orioles visit Nationals Park on Thursday, May 11, 2017 to play the Washington Nationals. The probable starters are Dylan Bundy for the Orioles and A.J. Cole for the Nationals.
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The opening line for this matchup has Baltimore at -113 and Washington at +103. The Orioles have a 16-14-2 over/under record and a 17-15-0 run line mark. The Nationals are 17-16-0 against the run line and have a 18-13-2 over/under record.
Valuable Baltimore Orioles Betting Trends
The Baltimore Orioles are 16-14-2 against the over/under
The Baltimore Orioles are 17-15-0 against the run line
Important Washington Nationals Betting Trends
The Washington Nationals are 18-13-2 against the over/under
The Washington Nationals are 17-16-0 against the run line
Key Baltimore Orioles Injuries
05/09/17 P Wade Miley Wrist probable for next scheduled start Wednesday vs. Washington Nationals
05/06/17 P Gabriel Ynoa Hamstring 10-day DL (5/6)
05/06/17 P Zach Britton Forearm 10-day DL (5/5)
05/03/17 C Welington Castillo Shoulder 10-day DL (5/01)
04/02/17 CF Anthony Santander Forearm 10-day DL (3/30)
Key Washington Nationals Injuries
04/29/17 CF Adam Eaton Knee 10-day DL (04/29)
04/26/17 P Koda Glover Hip 10-day DL (04/26)
04/20/17 P Sammy Solis Elbow 10-day DL (04/19)
04/12/17 2B Stephen Drew Hamstring 10-day DL (04/12)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Orioles have a 22-10 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Dylan Bundy has a 5-1 record with an earned run average of 2.17 and a WHIP of 1.05. He has 28 strikeouts over his 45.2 innings pitched and he's given up 37 hits. He allows 7.3 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 3.43. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.54 and they have given up 119 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .262 against the bullpen and they've struck out 105 hitters and walked 49 batters. As a team, Baltimore allows 8.6 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.3 batters per nine innings. They are 9th in the league in team earned run average at 3.85. The Orioles pitchers collectively have given up 280 base hits and 125 earned runs. They have allowed 35 home runs this season, ranking them 20th in the league. Baltimore as a pitching staff has walked 123 batters and struck out 237. They have walked 3.8 men per 9 innings while striking out 7.3 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.38 and their FIP as a unit is 4.33.
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As a team Baltimore is hitting .252, good for 14th in the league. The Orioles hold a .409 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .311, which is good for 22nd in baseball. They rank 13th in MLB with 8.8 hits per game. Jonathan Schoop is hitting .305 with an on-base percentage of .350. He has 32 hits this season in 105 at bats with 18 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .533 and an OPS+ of 140. Adam Jones is hitting .263 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .315. He has totaled 35 hits and he has driven in 14 men in 133 at bats. His OPS+ is 98 while his slugging percentage is at .406. The Orioles have 282 hits, including 53 doubles and 41 home runs. Baltimore has walked 90 times so far this season and they have struck out 274 times as a unit. They have left 224 men on base and have a team OPS of .719. They score 4.47 runs per contest and have scored a total of 143 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Washington has a 21-12 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 1.50, A.J. Cole has a 1-0 record and a 1.67 WHIP. He has 2 strikeouts over the 6 innings he's pitched. He's also given up 6 hits. He allows 9 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 4.35. The bullpen has an earned run average of 5.47 and they have given up 112 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .284 against the Nationals bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 89 batters and walked 30 opposing hitters. As a team, Washington allows 8.5 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.4 batters per nine innings. They are 17th in the league in team earned run average at 4.22. The Nationals pitchers as a team have surrendered 284 base knocks and 141 earned runs this season. They have given up 45 home runs this year, which ranks 4th in Major League Baseball. Washington as a staff has walked 102 hitters and struck out 279 batters. They give up a walk 3.1 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8.4 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.28 while their FIP as a staff is 4.24.
As a team, they are batting .281, good for 1st in the league. The Nationals hold a .485 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .356, which is good for 2nd in baseball. They rank 1st in MLB with 10.0 hits per contest. Bryce Harper comes into this matchup batting .370 with an OBP of .500. He has 40 hits this year along with 29 RBI in 108 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .722 with an OPS+ of 219. Daniel Murphy is hitting .333 this season and he has an OBP of .389. He has collected 44 hits in 132 at bats while driving in 29 runs. He has an OPS+ of 148 and a slugging percentage of .561. The Nationals as a unit have 330 base hits, including 73 doubles and 53 homers. Washington has walked 134 times this year and they have struck out on 271 occasions. They have had 237 men left on base and have an OPS of .840. They have scored 6.12 runs per game and totaled 202 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Orioles/Nationals MLB game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Orioles -113
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