Monday, April 24, 2017
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Probable Pitchers: Chris Archer vs. Ubaldo Jimenez
Oriole Park is the site of the matchup between the Tampa Bay Rays and the Baltimore Orioles on Monday, April 24, 2017. The probable starting pitchers are Chris Archer for the Rays and Ubaldo Jimenez for the Orioles.
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Tampa Bay opens at +105 while Baltimore opens at -115. The Rays have a 11-8-0 over/under record and a 11-8-0 run line mark. The Orioles are 9-7-0 against the run line and have a 7-8-1 over/under record.
Valuable Tampa Bay Rays Betting Trends
The Tampa Bay Rays are 11-8-0 against the over/under
The Tampa Bay Rays are 11-8-0 against the run line
Important Baltimore Orioles Betting Trends
The Baltimore Orioles are 7-8-1 against the over/under
The Baltimore Orioles are 9-7-0 against the run line
Key Tampa Bay Rays Injuries
04/23/17 P Tommy Hunter Calf 10-day DL
04/22/17 P Xavier Cedeno Forearm 10-day DL (4/18)
04/16/17 P Jake Odorizzi Hamstring 10-day DL (4/16)
04/14/17 CF Mallex Smith Hamstring 10-day DL (4/14)
04/03/17 P Brad Boxberge Arm 60-day DL (4/1)
04/01/17 LF Colby Rasmus Hip 10-day DL (4/1)
04/01/17 3B Matt Duffy Heel 10-day DL (4/1)
04/01/17 P Nathan Eovaldi Elbow 60-day DL (3/8)
04/01/17 C Wilson Ramos Knee 60-day DL (4/1)
Key Baltimore Orioles Injuries
04/22/17 RF Seth Smith Hamstring "?" Sunday vs. Boston Red Sox
04/16/17 P Zach Britton Forearm 10-day DL (4/16)
04/09/17 CF Joey Rickard Finger 10-day DL (04/09)
04/02/17 CF Anthony Santander Forearm 10-day DL (03/30)
03/31/17 P Chris Tillman Shoulder 10-day DL (03/30)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Rays have a 10-9 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Chris Archer has a 2-0 record with an earned run average of 3.20 and a WHIP of 1.30. He has 27 strikeouts over his 25.1 innings pitched and he's given up 25 hits. He allows 8.9 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 1.7. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.75 and they have given up 56 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .236 against the bullpen and they've struck out 43 hitters and walked 25 batters. As a team, Tampa Bay allows 8.3 hits per nine innings while striking out 7 batters per nine innings. They are 10th in the league in team earned run average at 3.72. The Rays pitchers collectively have given up 154 base hits and 69 earned runs. They have allowed 20 home runs this season, ranking them 13th in the league. Tampa Bay as a pitching staff has walked 60 batters and struck out 130. They have walked 3.2 men per 9 innings while striking out 7 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.28 and their FIP as a unit is 4.03.
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As a team Tampa Bay is hitting .262, good for 5th in the league. The Rays hold a .432 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .330, which is good for 9th in baseball. They rank 6th in MLB with 8.9 hits per game. Logan Morrison is hitting .263 with an on-base percentage of .333. He has 15 hits this season in 57 at bats with 12 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .491 and an OPS+ of 138. Evan Longoria is hitting .250 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .337. He has totaled 18 hits and he has driven in 12 men in 72 at bats. His OPS+ is 127 while his slugging percentage is at .444. The Rays have 169 hits, including 31 doubles and 23 home runs. Tampa Bay has walked 64 times so far this season and they have struck out 193 times as a unit. They have left 132 men on base and have a team OPS of .762. They score 4.68 runs per contest and have scored a total of 89 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Baltimore has a 12-4 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 5.51, Ubaldo Jimenez has a 1-0 record and a 1.47 WHIP. He has 9 strikeouts over the 16.1 innings he's pitched. He's also given up 17 hits. He allows 9.4 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 5.45. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.16 and they have given up 51 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .252 against the Orioles bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 54 batters and walked 22 opposing hitters. As a team, Baltimore allows 8.3 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.9 batters per nine innings. They are 6th in the league in team earned run average at 3.38. The Orioles pitchers as a team have surrendered 133 base knocks and 54 earned runs this season. They have given up 11 home runs this year, which ranks 30th in Major League Baseball. Baltimore as a staff has walked 57 hitters and struck out 127 batters. They give up a walk 3.6 times per 9 innings while they strike out 7.9 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.32 while their FIP as a staff is 3.40.
As a team, they are batting .243, good for 15th in the league. The Orioles hold a .427 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .293, which is good for 24th in baseball. They rank 13th in MLB with 8.2 hits per contest. Chris Davis comes into this matchup batting .262 with an OBP of .318. He has 16 hits this year along with 4 RBI in 61 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .492 with an OPS+ of 125. Adam Jones is hitting .258 this season and he has an OBP of .333. He has collected 16 hits in 62 at bats while driving in 8 runs. He has an OPS+ of 119 and a slugging percentage of .452. The Orioles as a unit have 131 base hits, including 30 doubles and 23 homers. Baltimore has walked 34 times this year and they have struck out on 133 occasions. They have had 91 men left on base and have an OPS of .719. They have scored 4.12 runs per game and totaled 66 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Rays/Orioles MLB game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Rays +105
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