Baltimore Orioles at Boston Red Sox 4/15/2018 Free MLB Picks and Predictions
Sunday, April 15, 2018
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Probable Pitchers: Dylan Bundy vs. Chris Sale
The Baltimore Orioles head to Fenway Park on Sunday, April 15, 2018 to take on the Boston Red Sox. The expected starting pitchers are Dylan Bundy for the Orioles and Chris Sale for the Red Sox.
The odds for this matchup have Baltimore at +186 and Boston at -201. The Orioles have a 6-8-0 over/under mark and a 6-8-0 run line record. The Red Sox are 6-7-0 against the run line and have a 7-5-1 over/under record.
Valuable Baltimore Orioles Betting Trends
The Baltimore Orioles are 6-8-0 against the over/under
The Baltimore Orioles are 6-8-0 against the run line
Important Boston Red Sox Betting Trends
The Boston Red Sox are 7-5-1 against the over/under
The Boston Red Sox are 6-7-0 against the run line
Key Baltimore Orioles Injuries
04/07/18 LF Colby Rasmus Hip 10-day DL (04/07)
03/29/18 P Gabriel Ynoa Shin 10-day DL (03/26)
03/29/18 DH Mark Trumbo Quad 10-day DL (03/26)
03/26/18 P Zach Britton Achilles 60-day DL (02/15)
Key Boston Red Sox Injuries
04/13/18 DH Hanley Ramirez Hand is "?" Saturday vs Baltimore Orioles
04/12/18 P Bobby Poyner Hamstring 10-day DL (04/12)
04/12/18 P David Price Hand is "?" for next scheduled start
04/11/18 SS Xander Bogaerts Ankle 10-day DL (04/09)
03/30/18 P Austin Maddox Shoulder 10-day DL (03/29)
03/30/18 P Tyler Thornburg Shoulder 10-day DL (03/29)
03/29/18 2B Dustin Pedroia Knee 10-day DL (03/29)
03/26/18 P Drew Pomeranz Elbow 10-day DL (03/26)
03/26/18 SS Marco Hernandez Shoulder 60-day DL (03/29)
03/26/18 P Steven Wright Knee 10-day DL (03/26)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Orioles have a 5-9 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Dylan Bundy has a 0-1 record with an earned run average of 1.35 and a WHIP of 0.95 this year. He has 25 strikeouts over his 20 innings pitched and he's given up 14 hits. He allows 6.3 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 1.93. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.13 and they have given up 53 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .232 against the bullpen and they've struck out 57 hitters and walked 33 batters. As a team, Baltimore allows 8.6 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.6 batters per nine innings. They are 22nd in the league in team earned run average at 4.9. The Orioles pitchers collectively have given up 117 base hits and 67 earned runs. They have allowed 17 home runs this season, ranking them 4th in the league. Baltimore as a pitching staff has walked 58 batters and struck out 117. They have walked 4.2 men per 9 innings while striking out 8.6 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.42 and their FIP as a unit is 4.53.
As a team Baltimore is hitting .220, good for 27th in the league. The Orioles hold a .345 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .293, which is good for 27th in baseball. They rank 17th in MLB with 8.5 hits per game. Adam Jones is hitting .233 with an on-base percentage of .254. He has 14 hits this season in 60 at bats with 8 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .400 and an OPS+ of 85. Manny Machado is hitting .316 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .409. He has totaled 18 hits and he has driven in 8 men in 57 at bats. His OPS+ is 172 while his slugging percentage is at .544. The Orioles have 110 hits, including 22 doubles and 13 home runs. Baltimore has walked 49 times so far this season and they have struck out 154 times as a unit. They have left 110 men on base and have a team OPS of .638. They score 3.62 runs per contest and have scored a total of 47 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Boston has a 11-2 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 1.06, Chris Sale has a 1-0 record and a 1.00 WHIP this season. He has 23 strikeouts over the 17 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 14 hits. He allows 7.4 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 1.61. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.68 and they have given up 42 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .223 against the Red Sox bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 55 batters and walked 26 opposing hitters. As a team, Boston allows 7.3 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.4 batters per nine innings. They are 6th in the league in team earned run average at 3.32. The Red Sox pitchers as a team have surrendered 92 base knocks and 42 earned runs this season. They have given up 8 home runs this year, which ranks 27th in Major League Baseball. Boston as a staff has walked 40 hitters and struck out 119 batters. They give up a walk 3.2 times per 9 innings while they strike out 9.4 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.16 while their FIP as a staff is 2.98.
As a team, they are batting .264, good for 3rd in the league. The Red Sox hold a .429 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .344, which is good for 3rd in baseball. They rank 3rd in MLB with 10.2 hits per contest. Rafael Devers comes into this matchup batting .271 with an OBP of .345. He has 13 hits this year along with 10 RBI in 48 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .438 with an OPS+ of 115. Xander Bogaerts is hitting .368 this season and he has an OBP of .400. He has collected 14 hits in 38 at bats while driving in 9 runs. He has an OPS+ of 200 and a slugging percentage of .711. The Red Sox as a unit have 122 base hits, including 39 doubles and 11 homers. Boston has walked 53 times this year and they have struck out on 89 occasions. They have had 96 men left on base and have an OPS of .773. They have scored 6.33 runs per game and totaled 76 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Orioles/Red Sox MLB game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Orioles +186
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