Friday, June 16, 2017
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Probable Pitchers: Carlos Martinez vs. Kevin Gausman
The St. Louis Cardinals head to Oriole Park on Friday, June 16, 2017 to take on the Baltimore Orioles. The expected starting pitchers are Carlos Martinez for the Cardinals and Kevin Gausman for the Orioles.
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The odds for this matchup have St. Louis at -113 and Baltimore at +103. The Cardinals have a 34-28-2 over/under mark and a 29-35-0 run line record. The Orioles are 29-35-0 against the run line and have a 34-28-2 over/under record.
Valuable St. Louis Cardinals Betting Trends
The St. Louis Cardinals are 34-28-2 against the over/under
The St. Louis Cardinals are 29-35-0 against the run line
Important Baltimore Orioles Betting Trends
The Baltimore Orioles are 34-28-2 against the over/under
The Baltimore Orioles are 29-35-0 against the run line
Key St. Louis Cardinals Injuries
06/01/17 P Zach Duke Elbow 60-day DL (03/29)
04/10/17 P Alex Reyes Elbow 10-day DL (03/30)
Key Baltimore Orioles Injuries
06/13/17 1B Chris Davis Oblique 10-day DL (06/13)
06/10/17 P Darren O'Day Shoulder 10-day DL (06/07)
05/28/17 CF Anthony Santander Elbow 60-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 Cardinals have a 30-34 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Carlos Martinez has a 5-5 record with an earned run average of 2.95 and a WHIP of 1.04. He has 99 strikeouts over his 88.1 innings pitched and he's given up 62 hits. He allows 6.3 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 3.15. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.68 and they have given up 203 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .258 against the bullpen and they've struck out 199 hitters and walked 81 batters. As a team, St. Louis allows 8.4 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.5 batters per nine innings. They are 6th in the league in team earned run average at 3.98. The Cardinals pitchers collectively have given up 541 base hits and 257 earned runs. They have allowed 70 home runs this season, ranking them 26th in the league. St. Louis as a pitching staff has walked 208 batters and struck out 547. They have walked 3.2 men per 9 innings while striking out 8.5 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.29 and their FIP as a unit is 4.00.
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As a team St. Louis is hitting .252, good for 16th in the league. The Cardinals hold a .405 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .324, which is good for 17th in baseball. They rank 19th in MLB with 8.5 hits per game. Aledmys Diaz is hitting .262 with an on-base percentage of .293. He has 62 hits this season in 237 at bats with 18 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .418 and an OPS+ of 87. Jedd Gyorko is hitting .296 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .346. He has totaled 58 hits and he has driven in 27 men in 196 at bats. His OPS+ is 121 while his slugging percentage is at .495. The Cardinals have 543 hits, including 117 doubles and 64 home runs. St. Louis has walked 217 times so far this season and they have struck out 511 times as a unit. They have left 432 men on base and have a team OPS of .729. They score 4.14 runs per contest and have scored a total of 265 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Baltimore has a 32-32 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 6.49, Kevin Gausman has a 3-5 record and a 1.90 WHIP. He has 47 strikeouts over the 69.1 innings he's pitched. He's also given up 98 hits. He allows 12.7 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 5.58. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.17 and they have given up 249 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .266 against the Orioles bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 216 batters and walked 89 opposing hitters. As a team, Baltimore allows 9.9 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.2 batters per nine innings. They are 26th in the league in team earned run average at 4.88. The Orioles pitchers as a team have surrendered 628 base knocks and 311 earned runs this season. They have given up 89 home runs this year, which ranks 8th in Major League Baseball. Baltimore as a staff has walked 237 hitters and struck out 459 batters. They give up a walk 3.7 times per 9 innings while they strike out 7.2 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.51 while their FIP as a staff is 4.92.
As a team, they are batting .254, good for 13th in the league. The Orioles hold a .422 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .309, which is good for 25th in baseball. They rank 11th in MLB with 8.9 hits per contest. Jonathan Schoop comes into this matchup batting .289 with an OBP of .345. He has 66 hits this year along with 36 RBI in 228 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .522 with an OPS+ of 129. Mark Trumbo is hitting .259 this season and he has an OBP of .320. He has collected 66 hits in 255 at bats while driving in 29 runs. He has an OPS+ of 92 and a slugging percentage of .396. The Orioles as a unit have 569 base hits, including 108 doubles and 88 homers. Baltimore has walked 170 times this year and they have struck out on 570 occasions. They have had 426 men left on base and have an OPS of .731. They have scored 4.47 runs per game and totaled 286 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Cardinals/Orioles MLB game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Cardinals -113
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