Saturday, June 17, 2017
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Probable Pitchers: Adam Wainwright vs. Wade Miley
Oriole Park is the site of the matchup between the St. Louis Cardinals and the Baltimore Orioles on Saturday, June 17, 2017. The probable starting pitchers are Adam Wainwright for the Cardinals and Wade Miley for the Orioles.
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St. Louis opens at +109 while Baltimore opens at -119. The Cardinals have a 35-28-2 over/under record and a 29-36-0 run line mark. The Orioles are 29-36-0 against the run line and have a 34-29-2 over/under record.
Valuable St. Louis Cardinals Betting Trends
The St. Louis Cardinals are 35-28-2 against the over/under
The St. Louis Cardinals are 29-36-0 against the run line
Important Baltimore Orioles Betting Trends
The Baltimore Orioles are 34-29-2 against the over/under
The Baltimore Orioles are 29-36-0 against the run line
Key St. Louis Cardinals Injuries
06/15/17 2B Kolten Wong Tricep 10-day DL (06/15)
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 30-35 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Adam Wainwright has a 7-4 record with an earned run average of 4.73 and a WHIP of 1.56. He has 60 strikeouts over his 70.1 innings pitched and he's given up 82 hits. He allows 10.5 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 3.67. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.65 and they have given up 207 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .257 against the bullpen and they've struck out 202 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 4.01. The Cardinals pitchers collectively have given up 552 base hits and 263 earned runs. They have allowed 72 home runs this season, ranking them 25th in the league. St. Louis as a pitching staff has walked 211 batters and struck out 555. 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 4.03.
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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 18th in baseball. They rank 19th in MLB with 8.5 hits per game. Aledmys Diaz is hitting .263 with an on-base percentage of .296. He has 63 hits this season in 240 at bats with 19 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .417 and an OPS+ of 87. Jedd Gyorko is hitting .295 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .344. He has totaled 59 hits and he has driven in 27 men in 200 at bats. His OPS+ is 119 while his slugging percentage is at .490. The Cardinals have 552 hits, including 119 doubles and 65 home runs. St. Louis has walked 220 times so far this season and they have struck out 514 times as a unit. They have left 438 men on base and have a team OPS of .729. They score 4.14 runs per contest and have scored a total of 269 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Baltimore has a 32-33 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 3.97, Wade Miley has a 2-4 record and a 1.60 WHIP. He has 58 strikeouts over the 65.2 innings he's pitched. He's also given up 69 hits. He allows 9.5 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 4.64. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.13 and they have given up 250 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .264 against the Orioles bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 218 batters and walked 93 opposing hitters. As a team, Baltimore allows 9.9 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.2 batters per nine innings. They are 27th in the league in team earned run average at 4.89. The Orioles pitchers as a team have surrendered 640 base knocks and 316 earned runs this season. They have given up 90 home runs this year, which ranks 7th in Major League Baseball. Baltimore as a staff has walked 242 hitters and struck out 467 batters. They give up a walk 3.7 times per 9 innings while they strike out 7.2 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.52 while their FIP as a staff is 4.93.
As a team, they are batting .254, good for 14th in the league. The Orioles hold a .421 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .309, which is good for 25th in baseball. They rank 12th in MLB with 8.9 hits per contest. Jonathan Schoop comes into this matchup batting .286 with an OBP of .344. He has 66 hits this year along with 36 RBI in 231 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .515 with an OPS+ of 128. Mark Trumbo is hitting .260 this season and he has an OBP of .323. He has collected 67 hits in 258 at bats while driving in 29 runs. He has an OPS+ of 93 and a slugging percentage of .395. The Orioles as a unit have 578 base hits, including 109 doubles and 89 homers. Baltimore has walked 172 times this year and they have struck out on 579 occasions. They have had 435 men left on base and have an OPS of .731. They have scored 4.43 runs per game and totaled 288 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Cardinals/Orioles MLB game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Orioles -119
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