Houston Astros at Baltimore Orioles 7/21/2017 Free MLB Pick and Parlay
Friday, July 21, 2017
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Probable Pitchers: Mike Fiers vs. Ubaldo Jimenez
The Houston Astros visit Oriole Park on Friday, July 21, 2017 to play the Baltimore Orioles. The probable starters are Mike Fiers for the Astros and Ubaldo Jimenez for the Orioles.
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The opening line for this matchup has Houston at -130 and Baltimore at +120. The Astros have a 49-39-7 over/under record and a 56-39-0 run line mark. The Orioles are 42-52-0 against the run line and have a 49-42-3 over/under record.
Valuable Houston Astros Betting Trends
The Houston Astros are 49-39-7 against the over/under
The Houston Astros are 56-39-0 against the run line
Important Baltimore Orioles Betting Trends
The Baltimore Orioles are 49-42-3 against the over/under
The Baltimore Orioles are 42-52-0 against the run line
Key Houston Astros Injuries
7/19/2017 Will Harris RP Shoulder Expected to be out until at least Jul 28
7/19/2017 Dallas Keuchel SP Neck Expected to be out until at least Jul 28
7/18/2017 Carlos Correa SS Thumb Expected to be out until at least Sep 8
7/18/2017 Collin McHugh SP Elbow Expected to be out until at least Jul 22
7/18/2017 Kyle Tucker LF Back Expected to be out until at least Jul 23
7/3/2017 David Paulino SP Suspension Suspended until Oct 1
6/21/2017 Jandel Gustave RP Elbow Out for the season
6/20/2017 Joe Perez Elbow Out for the season
5/2/2017 Brady Rodgers RP Arm Out for the season
Key Baltimore Orioles Injuries
7/19/2017 Alex Castellanos LF Undisclosed Expected to be out until at least Jul 28
7/18/2017 Hunter Harvey SP Elbow Expected to be out until at least Aug 1
7/14/2017 Josh Hart CF Undisclosed Expected to be out until at least Jul 21
7/14/2017 Mitch Horacek RP Undisclosed Expected to be out until at least Jul 21
7/14/2017 Branden Kline SP Elbow Expected to be out until at least Jul 21
7/14/2017 Sharlon Schoop SS Hamstring Expected to be out until at least Jul 21
7/12/2017 Cedric Mullins CF Hamstring Expected to be out until at least Jul 21
7/9/2017 Anthony Santander LF Forearm Expected to be out until at least Sep 1
7/7/2017 Natanael Delgado LF Undisclosed Expected to be out until at least Jul 22
7/7/2017 Jomar Reyes 3B Finger Expected to be out until at least Jul 21
7/5/2017 Ryan Flaherty SS Shoulder Expected to be out until at least Aug 1
7/3/2017 Mike Wright SP Shoulder Expected to be out until at least Jul 21
7/1/2017 Cody Sedlock SP Elbow Expected to be out until at least Jul 28
6/19/2017 J.J. Hardy SS Wrist Expected to be out until at least Aug 15
6/1/2017 Robert Andino 2B Suspension Suspended until Jul 28
4/18/2017 Dariel Alvarez RF Elbow Out for the season
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Astros have a 63-32 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Mike Fiers has a 6-4 record with an earned run average of 3.75 and a WHIP of 1.27. He has 98 strikeouts over his 100.2 innings pitched and he's given up 91 hits. He allows 8.1 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 5.18. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.01 and they have given up 266 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .216 against the bullpen and they've struck out 412 hitters and walked 118 batters. As a team, Houston allows 7.9 hits per nine innings while striking out 10.2 batters per nine innings. They are 7th in the league in team earned run average at 3.94. The Astros pitchers collectively have given up 746 base hits and 374 earned runs. They have allowed 113 home runs this season, ranking them 17th in the league. Houston as a pitching staff has walked 301 batters and struck out 969. They have walked 3.2 men per 9 innings while striking out 10.2 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.23 and their FIP as a unit is 3.76.
As a team Houston is hitting .289, good for 1st in the league. The Astros hold a .498 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .355, which is good for 1st in baseball. They rank 1st in MLB with 10.1 hits per game. Carlos Correa is hitting .320 with an on-base percentage of .400. He has 104 hits this season in 325 at bats with 67 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .566 and an OPS+ of 166. Jose Altuve is hitting .353 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .420. He has totaled 127 hits and he has driven in 52 men in 360 at bats. His OPS+ is 169 while his slugging percentage is at .556. The Astros have 956 hits, including 211 doubles and 155 home runs. Houston has walked 314 times so far this season and they have struck out 644 times as a unit. They have left 653 men on base and have a team OPS of .853. They score 5.87 runs per contest and have scored a total of 558 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Baltimore has a 45-49 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 7.01, Ubaldo Jimenez has a 4-5 record and a 1.58 WHIP. He has 74 strikeouts over the 87.1 innings he's pitched. He's also given up 95 hits. He allows 9.8 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 5.96. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.98 and they have given up 352 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .258 against the Orioles bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 308 batters and walked 126 opposing hitters. As a team, Baltimore allows 9.9 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 5.07. The Orioles pitchers as a team have surrendered 918 base knocks and 471 earned runs this season. They have given up 141 home runs this year, which ranks 3rd in Major League Baseball. Baltimore as a staff has walked 344 hitters and struck out 701 batters. They give up a walk 3.7 times per 9 innings while they strike out 7.5 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.51 while their FIP as a staff is 5.01.
As a team, they are batting .255, good for 17th in the league. The Orioles hold a .427 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .311, which is good for 24th in baseball. They rank 11th in MLB with 8.9 hits per contest. Mark Trumbo comes into this matchup batting .250 with an OBP of .313. He has 92 hits this year along with 47 RBI in 368 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .416 with an OPS+ of 96. Jonathan Schoop is hitting .300 this season and he has an OBP of .349. He has collected 103 hits in 343 at bats while driving in 60 runs. He has an OPS+ of 135 and a slugging percentage of .534. The Orioles as a unit have 834 base hits, including 154 doubles and 132 homers. Baltimore has walked 240 times this year and they have struck out on 825 occasions. They have had 614 men left on base and have an OPS of .738. They have scored 4.55 runs per game and totaled 428 runs this season.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take the Orioles +120 and over 2 total runs
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