Baltimore Orioles at Boston Red Sox 5/19/2018 Free MLB Picks and Predictions
Saturday, May 19, 2018
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Probable Pitchers: Dylan Bundy vs. Rick Porcello
The Baltimore Orioles head to Fenway Park on Saturday, May 19, 2018 to take on the Boston Red Sox. The expected starting pitchers are Dylan Bundy for the Orioles and Rick Porcello for the Red Sox.
The odds for this matchup have Baltimore at +165 and Boston at -175. The Orioles have a 21-22-0 over/under mark and a 17-26-0 run line record. The Red Sox are 21-23-0 against the run line and have a 21-22-1 over/under record.
Valuable Baltimore Orioles Betting Trends
The Baltimore Orioles are 21-22-0 against the over/under
The Baltimore Orioles are 17-26-0 against the run line
Important Boston Red Sox Betting Trends
The Boston Red Sox are 21-22-1 against the over/under
The Boston Red Sox are 21-23-0 against the run line
Key Baltimore Orioles Injuries
05/11/18 P Chris Tillman Back 10-day DL (05/11)
05/09/18 P Darren O'Day Elbow 10-day DL (05/07)
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 10-day DL (04/07)
03/26/18 P Zach Britton Achilles 60-day DL (02/15)
Key Boston Red Sox Injuries
05/17/18 RF J.D. Martinez Illness left last game, is "?" Friday vs Baltimore Orioles
05/15/18 P Carson Smith Shoulder 10-day DL (05/15)
05/15/18 P Hector Velazquez Back 10-day DL (05/14)
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 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 13-30 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Dylan Bundy has a 2-5 record with an earned run average of 4.53 and a WHIP of 1.43 this year. He has 55 strikeouts over his 47.2 innings pitched and he's given up 51 hits. He allows 9.6 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 4.76. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.44 and they have given up 164 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .260 against the bullpen and they've struck out 149 hitters and walked 65 batters. As a team, Baltimore allows 10.1 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 5.09. The Orioles pitchers collectively have given up 429 base hits and 217 earned runs. They have allowed 60 home runs this season, ranking them 3rd in the league. Baltimore as a pitching staff has walked 145 batters and struck out 337. They have walked 3.4 men per 9 innings while striking out 7.9 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.50 and their FIP as a unit is 4.69.
As a team Baltimore is hitting .232, good for 24th in the league. The Orioles hold a .400 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .296, which is good for 30th in baseball. They rank 24th in MLB with 8.0 hits per game. Manny Machado is hitting .339 with an on-base percentage of .418. He has 56 hits this season in 165 at bats with 40 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .661 and an OPS+ of 191. Trey Mancini is hitting .264 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .339. He has totaled 42 hits and he has driven in 16 men in 159 at bats. His OPS+ is 110 while his slugging percentage is at .428. The Orioles have 342 hits, including 72 doubles and 55 home runs. Baltimore has walked 125 times so far this season and they have struck out 392 times as a unit. They have left 271 men on base and have a team OPS of .697. They score 4.09 runs per contest and have scored a total of 176 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Boston has a 30-14 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 3.28, Rick Porcello has a 5-1 record and a 1.01 WHIP this season. He has 54 strikeouts over the 57.2 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 50 hits. He allows 7.8 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 2.74. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.66 and they have given up 128 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .230 against the Red Sox bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 162 batters and walked 53 opposing hitters. As a team, Boston allows 7.7 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.8 batters per nine innings. They are 9th in the league in team earned run average at 3.64. The Red Sox pitchers as a team have surrendered 347 base knocks and 163 earned runs this season. They have given up 47 home runs this year, which ranks 16th in Major League Baseball. Boston as a staff has walked 128 hitters and struck out 441 batters. They give up a walk 2.9 times per 9 innings while they strike out 9.8 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.18 while their FIP as a staff is 3.55.
As a team, they are batting .268, good for 1st in the league. The Red Sox hold a .455 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .327, which is good for 8th in baseball. They rank 1st in MLB with 9.6 hits per contest. J.D. Martinez comes into this matchup batting .344 with an OBP of .394. He has 56 hits this year along with 38 RBI in 163 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .656 with an OPS+ of 173. Mookie Betts is hitting .364 this season and he has an OBP of .438. He has collected 56 hits in 154 at bats while driving in 28 runs. He has an OPS+ of 205 and a slugging percentage of .734. The Red Sox as a unit have 421 base hits, including 102 doubles and 61 homers. Boston has walked 130 times this year and they have struck out on 344 occasions. They have had 304 men left on base and have an OPS of .783. They have scored 5.41 runs per game and totaled 238 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Orioles/Red Sox MLB game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Orioles +165
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