Baltimore Orioles at Atlanta Braves 6/24/2018 Free MLB Picks and Predictions
Sunday, June 24, 2018
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Probable Pitchers: David Hess vs. Brandon McCarthy
SunTrust Park is the site of the matchup between the Baltimore Orioles and the Atlanta Braves on Sunday, June 24, 2018. The probable starting pitchers are David Hess for the Orioles and Brandon McCarthy for the Braves.
Baltimore opens at +182 while Atlanta opens at -195. The Orioles have a 31-42-1 over/under record and a 27-47-0 run line mark. The Braves are 41-33-0 against the run line and have a 36-35-3 over/under record.
Valuable Baltimore Orioles Betting Trends
The Baltimore Orioles are 31-42-1 against the over/under
The Baltimore Orioles are 27-47-0 against the run line
Important Atlanta Braves Betting Trends
The Atlanta Braves are 36-35-3 against the over/under
The Atlanta Braves are 41-33-0 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)
Key Atlanta Braves Injuries
06/22/18 P Jose Ramirez Shoulder 60-day DL (04/18)
06/22/18 P Michael Soroka Shoulder 10-day DL (06/20)
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)
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 22-52 overall record this season. Starting pitcher David Hess has a 2-3 record with an earned run average of 4.82 and a WHIP of 1.39 this year. He has 20 strikeouts over his 37.1 innings pitched and he's given up 37 hits. He's allowed 8.9 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 6.45. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.28 and they have given up 275 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .266 against the bullpen and they've struck out 240 hitters and walked 127 batters. As a team, Baltimore allows 10 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.9 batters per nine innings. They are 27th in the league in team earned run average at 4.85. The Orioles pitchers collectively have given up 733 base hits and 357 earned runs. They have allowed 99 home runs this season, ranking them 4th in the league. Baltimore as a pitching staff has walked 266 batters and struck out 583. They have walked 3.6 men per 9 innings while striking out 7.9 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.51 and their FIP as a unit is 4.62.
As a team Baltimore is hitting .228, good for 29th in the league. The Orioles hold a .380 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .293, which is good for 30th in baseball. They rank 27th in MLB with 7.8 hits per game. Adam Jones is hitting .291 with an on-base percentage of .314. He has 86 hits this season in 296 at bats with 31 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .449 and an OPS+ of 109. Manny Machado is hitting .305 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .374. He has totaled 87 hits and he has driven in 55 men in 285 at bats. His OPS+ is 156 while his slugging percentage is at .561. The Orioles have 578 hits, including 114 doubles and 85 home runs. Baltimore has walked 213 times so far this season and they have struck out 667 times as a unit. They have left 489 men on base and have a team OPS of .673. They score 3.65 runs per contest and have scored a total of 270 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Atlanta has a 43-31 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 4.89, Brandon McCarthy has a 5-3 record and a 1.49 WHIP this season. He has 60 strikeouts over the 73.2 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 89 hits. He allows 10.9 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 4.62. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.13 and they have given up 227 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .229 against the Braves bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 275 batters and walked 128 opposing hitters. As a team, Atlanta allows 7.7 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.9 batters per nine innings. They are 9th in the league in team earned run average at 3.63. The Braves pitchers as a team have surrendered 576 base knocks and 272 earned runs this season. They have given up 72 home runs this year, which ranks 25th in Major League Baseball. Atlanta as a staff has walked 288 hitters and struck out 663 batters. They give up a walk 3.8 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 3.90.
As a team, they are batting .258, good for 4th in the league. The Braves hold a .428 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .326, which is good for 6th in baseball. They rank 2nd in MLB with 9.1 hits per contest. Freddie Freeman comes into this matchup batting .331 with an OBP of .417. He has 95 hits this year along with 51 RBI in 287 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .575 with an OPS+ of 170. Nick Markakis is hitting .323 this season and he has an OBP of .388. He has collected 95 hits in 294 at bats while driving in 45 runs. He has an OPS+ of 138 and a slugging percentage of .480. The Braves as a unit have 672 base hits, including 154 doubles and 87 homers. Atlanta has walked 242 times this year and they have struck out on 584 occasions. They have had 522 men left on base and have an OPS of .753. They have scored 4.95 runs per game and totaled 366 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Orioles/Braves MLB game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Orioles +182
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