Sunday, June 18, 2017
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Probable Pitchers: Lance Lynn vs. Ubaldo Jimenez
The St. Louis Cardinals visit Oriole Park on Sunday, June 18, 2017 to play the Baltimore Orioles. The probable starters are Lance Lynn for the Cardinals and Ubaldo Jimenez for the Orioles.
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The opening line for this matchup has St. Louis at -117 and Baltimore at +107. The Cardinals have a 36-28-2 over/under record and a 30-36-0 run line mark. The Orioles are 29-37-0 against the run line and have a 35-29-2 over/under record.
Valuable St. Louis Cardinals Betting Trends
The St. Louis Cardinals are 36-28-2 against the over/under
The St. Louis Cardinals are 30-36-0 against the run line
Important Baltimore Orioles Betting Trends
The Baltimore Orioles are 35-29-2 against the over/under
The Baltimore Orioles are 29-37-0 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
06/16/17 P Mike Wright Shoulder 10-day DL (06/15)
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 31-35 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Lance Lynn has a 5-3 record with an earned run average of 2.69 and a WHIP of 1.09. He has 71 strikeouts over his 73.2 innings pitched and he's given up 50 hits. He allows 6.1 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 4.75. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.63 and they have given up 208 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .256 against the bullpen and they've struck out 205 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 557 base hits and 265 earned runs. They have allowed 73 home runs this season, ranking them 25th in the league. St. Louis as a pitching staff has walked 214 batters and struck out 566. 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 4.02.
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As a team St. Louis is hitting .254, good for 14th in the league. The Cardinals hold a .411 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .326, which is good for 14th in baseball. They rank 17th in MLB with 8.6 hits per game. Aledmys Diaz is hitting .261 with an on-base percentage of .295. He has 64 hits this season in 245 at bats with 19 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .412 and an OPS+ of 86. Jedd Gyorko is hitting .294 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .345. He has totaled 60 hits and he has driven in 28 men in 204 at bats. His OPS+ is 121 while his slugging percentage is at .500. The Cardinals have 566 hits, including 120 doubles and 70 home runs. St. Louis has walked 224 times so far this season and they have struck out 524 times as a unit. They have left 443 men on base and have a team OPS of .737. They score 4.24 runs per contest and have scored a total of 280 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Baltimore has a 32-34 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 6.71, Ubaldo Jimenez has a 1-2 record and a 1.54 WHIP. He has 50 strikeouts over the 56.1 innings he's pitched. He's also given up 61 hits. He allows 9.7 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 5.57. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.22 and they have given up 255 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .265 against the Orioles bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 221 batters and walked 94 opposing hitters. As a team, Baltimore allows 10 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.3 batters per nine innings. They are 30th in the league in team earned run average at 4.95. The Orioles pitchers as a team have surrendered 654 base knocks and 325 earned runs this season. They have given up 95 home runs this year, which ranks 4th in Major League Baseball. Baltimore as a staff has walked 246 hitters and struck out 477 batters. They give up a walk 3.7 times per 9 innings while they strike out 7.3 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.52 while their FIP as a staff is 5.00.
As a team, they are batting .253, good for 15th in the league. The Orioles hold a .420 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .308, which is good for 26th in baseball. They rank 13th in MLB with 8.8 hits per contest. Jonathan Schoop comes into this matchup batting .282 with an OBP of .340. He has 66 hits this year along with 36 RBI in 234 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .509 with an OPS+ of 124. Mark Trumbo is hitting .257 this season and he has an OBP of .322. He has collected 67 hits in 261 at bats while driving in 29 runs. He has an OPS+ of 91 and a slugging percentage of .391. The Orioles as a unit have 583 base hits, including 110 doubles and 90 homers. Baltimore has walked 175 times this year and they have struck out on 590 occasions. They have had 439 men left on base and have an OPS of .728. They have scored 4.39 runs per game and totaled 290 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Cardinals/Orioles MLB game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Orioles +107
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