Baltimore Orioles at Atlanta Braves 6/22/2018 Free MLB Picks and Predictions
Friday, June 22, 2018
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Probable Pitchers: Alex Cobb vs. Sean Newcomb
SunTrust Park is the site of the matchup between the Baltimore Orioles and the Atlanta Braves on Friday, June 22, 2018. The probable starting pitchers are Alex Cobb for the Orioles and Sean Newcomb for the Braves.
Baltimore opens at +178 while Atlanta opens at -190. The Orioles have a 30-41-1 over/under record and a 26-46-0 run line mark. The Braves are 41-32-0 against the run line and have a 35-35-3 over/under record.
Valuable Baltimore Orioles Betting Trends
The Baltimore Orioles are 30-41-1 against the over/under
The Baltimore Orioles are 26-46-0 against the run line
Important Atlanta Braves Betting Trends
The Atlanta Braves are 35-35-3 against the over/under
The Atlanta Braves are 41-32-0 against the run line
Key Baltimore Orioles Injuries
06/15/18 P Richard Bleier Shoulder 10-day DL (06/14)
06/12/18 P Pedro Araujo Elbow 10-day DL (06/11)
05/11/18 P Chris Tillman Back 10-day DL (05/11)
05/02/18 SS Luis Sardinas Back 10-day DL (04/29)
04/26/18 SS Tim Beckham Groin 60-day DL (04/24)
04/25/18 P Gabriel Ynoa Shin 60-day DL (03/26)
04/07/18 LF Colby Rasmus Hip 60-day DL (04/07)
Key Atlanta Braves Injuries
06/17/18 P Mike Foltynewicz Triceps 10-day DL (06/14)
05/28/18 CF Ronald Acuna Jr. Knee 10-day DL (05/28)
04/18/18 P Jose Ramirez Shoulder 10-day DL (04/18)
03/30/18 P Chase Whitley Heel 10-day DL (03/26)
03/30/18 P Jacob Lindgren Elbow 60-day DL (03/26)
03/26/18 P Grant Dayton Elbow 60-day DL (02/14)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Orioles have a 21-51 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Alex Cobb has a 2-9 record with an earned run average of 7.14 and a WHIP of 1.71 this year. He has 43 strikeouts over his 63 innings pitched and he's given up 92 hits. He's allowed 13.1 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 5.22. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.17 and they have given up 261 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .263 against the bullpen and they've struck out 233 hitters and walked 123 batters. As a team, Baltimore allows 10 hits per nine innings while striking out 8 batters per nine innings. They are 28th in the league in team earned run average at 4.87. The Orioles pitchers collectively have given up 711 base hits and 346 earned runs. They have allowed 98 home runs this season, ranking them 4th in the league. Baltimore as a pitching staff has walked 256 batters and struck out 567. They have walked 3.6 men per 9 innings while striking out 8 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.51 and their FIP as a unit is 4.63.
As a team Baltimore is hitting .228, good for 29th in the league. The Orioles hold a .379 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .294, which is good for 30th in baseball. They rank 26th in MLB with 7.8 hits per game. Adam Jones is hitting .296 with an on-base percentage of .320. He has 85 hits this season in 287 at bats with 31 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .460 and an OPS+ of 114. Manny Machado is hitting .304 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .371. He has totaled 84 hits and he has driven in 53 men in 276 at bats. His OPS+ is 153 while his slugging percentage is at .554. The Orioles have 558 hits, including 110 doubles and 81 home runs. Baltimore has walked 207 times so far this season and they have struck out 647 times as a unit. They have left 478 men on base and have a team OPS of .672. They score 3.58 runs per contest and have scored a total of 258 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Atlanta has a 43-30 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 2.70, Sean Newcomb has a 8-2 record and a 1.18 WHIP this season. He has 81 strikeouts over the 80 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 58 hits. He allows 6.5 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 3.23. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.95 and they have given up 217 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .226 against the Braves bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 267 batters and walked 125 opposing hitters. As a team, Atlanta allows 7.7 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.9 batters per nine innings. They are 8th in the league in team earned run average at 3.58. The Braves pitchers as a team have surrendered 561 base knocks and 262 earned runs this season. They have given up 70 home runs this year, which ranks 26th in Major League Baseball. Atlanta as a staff has walked 283 hitters and struck out 652 batters. They give up a walk 3.9 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8.9 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.28 while their FIP as a staff is 3.88.
As a team, they are batting .258, good for 5th in the league. The Braves hold a .429 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .325, which is good for 6th in baseball. They rank 3rd in MLB with 9.0 hits per contest. Freddie Freeman comes into this matchup batting .332 with an OBP of .420. He has 93 hits this year along with 49 RBI in 280 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .579 with an OPS+ of 172. Nick Markakis is hitting .323 this season and he has an OBP of .387. He has collected 93 hits in 288 at bats while driving in 44 runs. He has an OPS+ of 137 and a slugging percentage of .479. The Braves as a unit have 658 base hits, including 149 doubles and 87 homers. Atlanta has walked 236 times this year and they have struck out on 573 occasions. They have had 509 men left on base and have an OPS of .754. They have scored 4.92 runs per game and totaled 359 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Orioles/Braves MLB game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Orioles +178
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