Houston Astros at Baltimore Orioles 7/22/2017 Free MLB Pick and Parlay
Saturday, July 22, 2017
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Probable Pitchers: Collin McHugh vs. Chris Tillman
Oriole Park is the site of the matchup between the Houston Astros and the Baltimore Orioles on Saturday, July 22, 2017. The probable starting pitchers are Collin McHugh for the Astros and Chris Tillman for the Orioles.
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Houston opens at -125 while Baltimore opens at +115. The Astros have a 49-39-7 over/under record and a 56-39-0 run line mark. The Orioles are 43-52-0 against the run line and have a 50-42-3 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 50-42-3 against the over/under
The Baltimore Orioles are 43-52-0 against the run line
Key Houston Astros Injuries
07/19/17 P Collin McHugh Elbow 60-day DL (03/30); expected to be activated & start Saturday vs. Baltimore Orioles
07/18/17 SS Carlos Correa Thumb 10-day DL (07/18)
07/15/17 P Will Harris Shoulder 10-day DL (07/11)
07/01/17 P David Paulino Suspension 80 game suspension
06/09/17 P Dallas Keuchel Neck 10-day DL (06/05)
04/20/17 P Jandel Gustave Forearm 60-day DL (04/19)
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)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Astros have a 63-32 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Collin McHugh is expected to make his season debut for Houston. 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 18th 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. Jose Altuve is hitting .353 with an on-base percentage of .420. He has 127 hits this season in 360 at bats with 52 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .556 and an OPS+ of 169. George Springer is hitting .307 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .384. He has totaled 109 hits and he has driven in 66 men in 355 at bats. His OPS+ is 168 while his slugging percentage is at .597. 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 46-49 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 7.20, Chris Tillman has a 1-5 record and a 2.02 WHIP. He has 39 strikeouts over the 55 innings he's pitched. He's also given up 81 hits. He allows 13.3 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 6.01. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.98 and they have given up 354 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .257 against the Orioles bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 312 batters and walked 127 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 5.09. The Orioles pitchers as a team have surrendered 927 base knocks and 478 earned runs this season. They have given up 142 home runs this year, which ranks 3rd in Major League Baseball. Baltimore as a staff has walked 349 hitters and struck out 708 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 .257, good for 14th in the league. The Orioles hold a .431 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .312, which is good for 24th in baseball. They rank 8th in MLB with 8.9 hits per contest. Jonathan Schoop comes into this matchup batting .302 with an OBP of .350. He has 105 hits this year along with 63 RBI in 348 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .540 with an OPS+ of 137. Mark Trumbo is hitting .250 this season and he has an OBP of .314. He has collected 93 hits in 372 at bats while driving in 48 runs. He has an OPS+ of 98 and a slugging percentage of .422. The Orioles as a unit have 848 base hits, including 156 doubles and 136 homers. Baltimore has walked 243 times this year and they have struck out on 831 occasions. They have had 621 men left on base and have an OPS of .743. They have scored 4.6 runs per game and totaled 437 runs this season.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take the Astros -125 and under 2 total runs
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