Sunday, July 2, 2017
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Probable Pitchers: Alex Cobb vs. Kevin Gausman
The Tampa Bay Rays head to Oriole Park on Sunday, July 2, 2017 to take on the Baltimore Orioles. The expected starting pitchers are Alex Cobb for the Rays and Kevin Gausman for the Orioles.
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The odds for this matchup have Tampa Bay at -105 and Baltimore at -105. The Rays have a 48-33-1 over/under mark and a 42-40-0 run line record. The Orioles are 36-43-0 against the run line and have a 41-35-3 over/under record.
Valuable Tampa Bay Rays Betting Trends
The Tampa Bay Rays are 48-33-1 against the over/under
The Tampa Bay Rays are 42-40-0 against the run line
Important Baltimore Orioles Betting Trends
The Baltimore Orioles are 41-35-3 against the over/under
The Baltimore Orioles are 36-43-0 against the run line
Key Tampa Bay Rays Injuries
07/01/17 SS Daniel Robertson Neck 10-day DL (06/26)
06/26/17 P Diego Moreno Shoulder 60-day DL (05/22)
06/23/17 LF Colby Rasmus Hip 10-day DL (06/19)
06/13/17 P Matt Andriese Hip 60-day DL (06/11)
06/09/17 CF Kevin Kiermaier Hip 60-day DL (06/09)
06/09/17 LF Rickie Weeks Jr. Shoulder 10-day DL (06/09)
06/07/17 SS Brad Miller Groin 10-day DL (06/07)
06/01/17 P Kevin Gadea Elbow 60-day DL (03/26)
06/01/17 3B Matt Duffy Achilles 60-day DL (04/02)
06/01/17 P Shawn Tolleson Elbow 60-day DL (04/01)
05/18/17 P Xavier Cedeno Forearm 60-day DL (04/18)
04/03/17 P Brad Boxberger Side 60-day DL (04/02)
04/01/17 P Nathan Eovaldi Elbow 60-day DL (03/10)
Key Baltimore Orioles Injuries
06/19/17 SS J.J. Hardy Wrist 10-day DL (06/19)
06/16/17 P Mike Wright Shoulder 10-day DL (06/15)
06/13/17 1B Chris Davis Oblique 10-day DL (06/13)
05/28/17 CF Anthony Santander Elbow 60-day DL (03/30)
05/28/17 P Zach Britton Forearm 60-day DL (05/05)
05/21/17 2B Ryan Flaherty Shoulder 10-day DL (05/19)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Rays have a 42-40 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Alex Cobb has a 6-5 record with an earned run average of 3.73 and a WHIP of 1.31. He has 70 strikeouts over his 101.1 innings pitched and he's given up 105 hits. He allows 9.3 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 4.02. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.42 and they have given up 253 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .244 against the bullpen and they've struck out 237 hitters and walked 110 batters. As a team, Tampa Bay allows 8.6 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.2 batters per nine innings. They are 9th in the league in team earned run average at 4.16. The Rays pitchers collectively have given up 702 base hits and 340 earned runs. They have allowed 93 home runs this season, ranking them 21st in the league. Tampa Bay as a pitching staff has walked 263 batters and struck out 667. They have walked 3.2 men per 9 innings while striking out 8.2 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.31 and their FIP as a unit is 4.16.
As a team Tampa Bay is hitting .257, good for 13th in the league. The Rays hold a .445 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .330, which is good for 9th in baseball. They rank 13th in MLB with 8.8 hits per game. Corey Dickerson is hitting .326 with an on-base percentage of .369. He has 103 hits this season in 316 at bats with 39 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .570 and an OPS+ of 152. Logan Morrison is hitting .251 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .358. He has totaled 67 hits and he has driven in 54 men in 267 at bats. His OPS+ is 146 while his slugging percentage is at .558. The Rays have 723 hits, including 123 doubles and 123 home runs. Tampa Bay has walked 300 times so far this season and they have struck out 802 times as a unit. They have left 582 men on base and have a team OPS of .775. They score 4.82 runs per contest and have scored a total of 395 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Baltimore has a 39-40 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 6.07, Kevin Gausman has a 4-7 record and a 1.84 WHIP. He has 67 strikeouts over the 86 innings he's pitched. He's also given up 117 hits. He allows 12.2 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 5.2. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.24 and they have given up 304 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .264 against the Orioles bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 260 batters and walked 116 opposing hitters. As a team, Baltimore allows 9.9 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.3 batters per nine innings. They are 29th in the league in team earned run average at 5.02. The Orioles pitchers as a team have surrendered 780 base knocks and 394 earned runs this season. They have given up 118 home runs this year, which ranks 4th in Major League Baseball. Baltimore as a staff has walked 305 hitters and struck out 577 batters. They give up a walk 3.9 times per 9 innings while they strike out 7.3 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.54 while their FIP as a staff is 5.09.
As a team, they are batting .253, good for 16th in the league. The Orioles hold a .426 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .309, which is good for 26th in baseball. They rank 12th in MLB with 8.8 hits per contest. Mark Trumbo comes into this matchup batting .255 with an OBP of .314. He has 80 hits this year along with 39 RBI in 314 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .404 with an OPS+ of 92. Jonathan Schoop is hitting .293 this season and he has an OBP of .347. He has collected 83 hits in 283 at bats while driving in 49 runs. He has an OPS+ of 132 and a slugging percentage of .534. The Orioles as a unit have 697 base hits, including 131 doubles and 111 homers. Baltimore has walked 203 times this year and they have struck out on 712 occasions. They have had 519 men left on base and have an OPS of .735. They have scored 4.47 runs per game and totaled 353 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Rays/Orioles MLB game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Orioles -105
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