Tuesday, June 6, 2017
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Probable Pitchers: Ivan Nova vs. Kevin Gausman
Oriole Park is the site of the matchup between the Pittsburgh Pirates and the Baltimore Orioles on Tuesday, June 6, 2017. The probable starting pitchers are Ivan Nova for the Pirates and Kevin Gausman for the Orioles.
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Pittsburgh opens at +129 while Baltimore opens at -139. The Pirates have a 27-27-3 over/under record and a 28-29-0 run line mark. The Orioles are 27-28-0 against the run line and have a 27-26-2 over/under record.
Valuable Pittsburgh Pirates Betting Trends
The Pittsburgh Pirates are 27-27-3 against the over/under
The Pittsburgh Pirates are 28-29-0 against the run line
Important Baltimore Orioles Betting Trends
The Baltimore Orioles are 27-26-2 against the over/under
The Baltimore Orioles are 27-28-0 against the run line
Key Pittsburgh Pirates Injuries
06/05/17 2B Josh Harrison Calf injured last game, "?" Tuesday vs. Baltimore Orioles
05/30/17 C Chris Stewart Hamstring 10-day DL (05/30)
05/28/17 P Antonio Bastardo Quad 10-day DL (04/25)
05/28/17 P Josh Lindblom Side 10-day DL (05/20)
05/06/17 P Jameson Taillon Groin 10-day DL (05/04)
04/18/17 CF Starling Marte Suspension 80-game suspension (eligible to return 07/18 vs. Milwaukee)
Key Baltimore Orioles Injuries
06/01/17 C Welington Castillo Groin 10-day DL (05/31)
05/28/17 CF Anthony Santander Elbow 10-day DL (03/30)
05/28/17 P Zach Britton Forearm 10-day DL (05/05)
05/21/17 2B Ryan Flaherty Shoulder 10-day DL (05/19)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Pirates have a 26-31 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Ivan Nova has a 5-4 record with an earned run average of 2.92 and a WHIP of 1.08. He has 40 strikeouts over his 77 innings pitched and he's given up 77 hits. He allows 9 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 3.16. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.65 and they have given up 196 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .253 against the bullpen and they've struck out 174 hitters and walked 72 batters. As a team, Pittsburgh allows 9.4 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.2 batters per nine innings. They are 14th in the league in team earned run average at 4.18. The Pirates pitchers collectively have given up 536 base hits and 238 earned runs. They have allowed 63 home runs this season, ranking them 22nd in the league. Pittsburgh as a pitching staff has walked 162 batters and struck out 412. They have walked 2.8 men per 9 innings while striking out 7.2 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.36 and their FIP as a unit is 4.11.
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As a team Pittsburgh is hitting .242, good for 23rd in the league. The Pirates hold a .385 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .319, which is good for 19th in baseball. They rank 22nd in MLB with 8.2 hits per game. Josh Harrison is hitting .308 with an on-base percentage of .371. He has 64 hits this season in 208 at bats with 18 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .466 and an OPS+ of 122. Adam Frazier is hitting .308 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .380. He has totaled 41 hits and he has driven in 20 men in 133 at bats. His OPS+ is 116 while his slugging percentage is at .429. The Pirates have 468 hits, including 89 doubles and 55 home runs. Pittsburgh has walked 199 times so far this season and they have struck out 424 times as a unit. They have left 404 men on base and have a team OPS of .704. They score 4.16 runs per contest and have scored a total of 237 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Baltimore has a 29-26 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 5.92, Kevin Gausman has a 3-4 record and a 1.84 WHIP. He has 42 strikeouts over the 59.1 innings he's pitched. He's also given up 82 hits. He allows 12.4 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 5.29. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.96 and they have given up 200 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .260 against the Orioles bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 181 batters and walked 75 opposing hitters. As a team, Baltimore allows 9.4 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.2 batters per nine innings. They are 20th in the league in team earned run average at 4.34. The Orioles pitchers as a team have surrendered 518 base knocks and 239 earned runs this season. They have given up 69 home runs this year, which ranks 14th in Major League Baseball. Baltimore as a staff has walked 198 hitters and struck out 397 batters. They give up a walk 3.6 times per 9 innings while they strike out 7.2 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.45 while their FIP as a staff is 4.59.
As a team, they are batting .254, good for 11th in the league. The Orioles hold a .423 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .309, which is good for 25th in baseball. They rank 9th in MLB with 8.9 hits per contest. Adam Jones comes into this matchup batting .252 with an OBP of .296. He has 53 hits this year along with 27 RBI in 210 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .424 with an OPS+ of 92. Jonathan Schoop is hitting .284 this season and he has an OBP of .333. He has collected 55 hits in 194 at bats while driving in 28 runs. He has an OPS+ of 120 and a slugging percentage of .495. The Orioles as a unit have 492 base hits, including 93 doubles and 76 homers. Baltimore has walked 144 times this year and they have struck out on 491 occasions. They have had 378 men left on base and have an OPS of .732. They have scored 4.44 runs per game and totaled 244 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Pirates/Orioles MLB game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Pirates +129
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