Baltimore Orioles at Boston Red Sox 9/26/2018 Free MLB Picks and Predictions
Wednesday, September 26, 2018
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Probable Pitchers: Yefry Ramirez vs. Chris Sale
The Baltimore Orioles visit Fenway Park on Wednesday, September 26, 2018 to play the Boston Red Sox. The probable starters are Yefry Ramirez for the Orioles and Chris Sale for the Red Sox.
The opening line for this matchup has Baltimore at +135 and Boston at -160. The Orioles have a 71-79-6 over/under record and a 64-92-0 run line mark. The Red Sox are 90-67-0 against the run line and have a 72-76-9 over/under record.
Valuable Baltimore Orioles Betting Trends
The Baltimore Orioles are 71-79-6 against the over/under
The Baltimore Orioles are 64-92-0 against the run line
Important Boston Red Sox Betting Trends
The Boston Red Sox are 72-76-9 against the over/under
The Boston Red Sox are 90-67-0 against the run line
Key Baltimore Orioles Injuries
09/24/18 P Alex Cobb Blister is out for season
09/22/18 P Andrew Cashner Knee is questionable for next scheduled start
09/12/18 DH Mark Trumbo Knee 60-day DL (09/12)
09/12/18 P Pedro Araujo Elbow 60-day DL (09/12)
08/03/18 P Jhan Marinez Hamstring 10-day DL (08/03)
06/15/18 P Richard Bleier Shoulder 10-day DL (06/14)
05/02/18 SS Luis Sardinas Back 60-day DL (04/29)
04/25/18 P Gabriel Ynoa Shin 60-day DL (03/26)
Key Boston Red Sox Injuries
06/02/18 2B Dustin Pedroia Knee 60-day DL (05/30); is out for season
05/15/18 P Carson Smith Shoulder 60-day DL (05/15)
03/30/18 P Austin Maddox Shoulder 60-day DL (03/29)
03/26/18 SS Marco Hernandez Shoulder 60-day DL (03/29)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Orioles have a 45-111 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Yefry Ramirez has a 1-7 record with an earned run average of 6.07 and a WHIP of 1.55 this season. He has 58 strikeouts over his 59.1 innings pitched and he's given up 59 hits. He's allowed 8.9 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 5.04. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.70 and they have given up 577 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .261 against the bullpen and they've struck out 518 hitters and walked 279 batters. As a team, Baltimore allows 9.8 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.6 batters per nine innings. They are 30th in the league in team earned run average at 5.17. The Orioles pitchers collectively have given up 1,499 base hits and 792 earned runs. They have allowed 223 home runs this season, ranking them 1st in the league. Baltimore as a pitching staff has walked 568 batters and struck out 1,164. They have walked 3.7 men per 9 innings while striking out 7.6 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.50 and their FIP as a unit is 4.94.
As a team Baltimore is hitting .240, good for 24th in the league. The Orioles hold a .392 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .298, which is good for 29th in baseball. They rank 24th in MLB with 8.2 hits per game. Trey Mancini is hitting .242 with an on-base percentage of .300. He has 135 hits this season in 558 at bats with 53 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .414 and an OPS+ of 96. Adam Jones is hitting .280 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .310. He has totaled 156 hits and he has driven in 61 men in 558 at bats. His OPS+ is 100 while his slugging percentage is at .418. The Orioles have 1,272 hits, including 229 doubles and 185 home runs. Baltimore has walked 405 times so far this season and they have struck out 1,354 times as a unit. They have left 991 men on base and have a team OPS of .691. They score 3.84 runs per contest and have scored a total of 599 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Boston has a 106-51 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 2.00, Chris Sale has a 12-4 record and a 0.85 WHIP. He has 229 strikeouts over the 153.1 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 98 hits. He's allowing 5.8 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 1.98. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.54 and they have given up 482 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .229 against the Red Sox bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 591 batters and walked 235 opposing hitters. As a team, Boston allows 8 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.5 batters per nine innings. They are 4th in the league in team earned run average at 3.67. The Red Sox pitchers as a team have surrendered 1,258 base knocks and 577 earned runs this season. They have given up 167 home runs this year, which ranks 23rd in Major League Baseball. Boston as a staff has walked 495 hitters and struck out 1,499 batters. They give up a walk 3.2 times per 9 innings while they strike out 9.5 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.24 while their FIP as a staff is 3.79.
As a team, they are batting .267, good for 1st in the league. The Red Sox hold a .450 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .337, which is good for 1st in baseball. They rank 1st in MLB with 9.2 hits per contest. Andrew Benintendi comes into this matchup batting .285 with an OBP of .363. He has 161 hits this year along with 84 RBI in 565 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .460 with an OPS+ of 121. J.D. Martinez is hitting .328 this season and he has an OBP of .402. He has collected 182 hits in 555 at bats while driving in 124 runs. He has an OPS+ of 172 and a slugging percentage of .622. The Red Sox as a unit have 1,452 base hits, including 335 doubles and 199 homers. Boston has walked 544 times this year and they have struck out on 1,206 occasions. They have had 1,083 men left on base and have an OPS of .787. They have scored 5.31 runs per game and totaled 833 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Orioles/Red Sox MLB game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Orioles +135
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