Baltimore Orioles at Tampa Bay Rays 5/25/2018 Free MLB Picks and Predictions
Friday, May 25, 2018
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Probable Pitchers: David Hess vs. Ryan Yarbrough
The Baltimore Orioles visit Tropicana Field on Friday, May 25, 2018 to play the Tampa Bay Rays. The probable starters are David Hess for the Orioles and Ryan Yarbrough for the Rays.
The opening line for this matchup has Baltimore at +135 and Tampa Bay at -145. The Orioles have a 23-25-1 over/under record and a 18-31-0 run line mark. The Rays are 25-22-0 against the run line and have a 23-21-3 over/under record.
Valuable Baltimore Orioles Betting Trends
The Baltimore Orioles are 23-25-1 against the over/under
The Baltimore Orioles are 18-31-0 against the run line
Important Tampa Bay Rays Betting Trends
The Tampa Bay Rays are 23-21-3 against the over/under
The Tampa Bay Rays are 25-22-0 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 Tampa Bay Rays Injuries
05/24/18 P Nathan Eovaldi Elbow 60-day DL (03/28)
05/23/18 P Jake Faria Side 10-day DL (05/23)
05/23/18 C Wilson Ramos Hand is "?" Thursday vs Boston Red Sox
05/22/18 2B Joey Wendle Paternity List is out indefinitely
05/21/18 SS Adeiny Hechavarria Hamstring 10-day DL (05/18)
05/17/18 CF Carlos Gomez Groin 10-day DL (05/16)
05/02/18 P Yonny Chirinos Forearm 10-day DL (04/29)
04/17/18 CF Kevin Kiermaier Thumb 60-day DL (04/16)
04/11/18 P Jose De Leon Elbow 60-day DL (03/28)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Orioles have a 15-34 overall record this season. Starting pitcher David Hess has a 1-1 record with an earned run average of 6.75 and a WHIP of 1.50 this season. He has 7 strikeouts over his 10.2 innings pitched and he's given up 14 hits. He's allowed 11.8 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 7.23. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.49 and they have given up 182 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .260 against the bullpen and they've struck out 167 hitters and walked 80 batters. As a team, Baltimore allows 10.3 hits per nine innings while striking out 8 batters per nine innings. They are 29th in the league in team earned run average at 5.13. The Orioles pitchers collectively have given up 495 base hits and 247 earned runs. They have allowed 70 home runs this season, ranking them 4th in the league. Baltimore as a pitching staff has walked 171 batters and struck out 387. They have walked 3.5 men per 9 innings while striking out 8 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.54 and their FIP as a unit is 4.72.
As a team Baltimore is hitting .232, good for 24th in the league. The Orioles hold a .394 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .294, which is good for 28th in baseball. They rank 21st in MLB with 7.9 hits per game. Trey Mancini is hitting .253 with an on-base percentage of .330. He has 46 hits this season in 182 at bats with 16 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .396 and an OPS+ of 100. Manny Machado is hitting .328 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .405. He has totaled 62 hits and he has driven in 43 men in 189 at bats. His OPS+ is 182 while his slugging percentage is at .635. The Orioles have 389 hits, including 82 doubles and 60 home runs. Baltimore has walked 140 times so far this season and they have struck out 453 times as a unit. They have left 317 men on base and have a team OPS of .688. They score 3.92 runs per contest and have scored a total of 192 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Tampa Bay has a 22-25 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 3.54, Ryan Yarbrough has a 4-2 record and a 1.11 WHIP. He has 35 strikeouts over the 40.2 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 31 hits. He's allowing 6.9 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 3.91. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.42 and they have given up 169 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .235 against the Rays bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 174 batters and walked 70 opposing hitters. As a team, Tampa Bay allows 8 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.3 batters per nine innings. They are 21st in the league in team earned run average at 4.31. The Rays pitchers as a team have surrendered 371 base knocks and 200 earned runs this season. They have given up 52 home runs this year, which ranks 16th in Major League Baseball. Tampa Bay as a staff has walked 151 hitters and struck out 384 batters. They give up a walk 3.3 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8.3 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.25 while their FIP as a staff is 4.12.
As a team, they are batting .260, good for 3rd in the league. The Rays hold a .400 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .329, which is good for 6th in baseball. They rank 6th in MLB with 8.9 hits per contest. C.J. Cron comes into this matchup batting .272 with an OBP of .323. He has 50 hits this year along with 28 RBI in 184 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .495 with an OPS+ of 126. Mallex Smith is hitting .294 this season and he has an OBP of .362. He has collected 40 hits in 136 at bats while driving in 10 runs. He has an OPS+ of 115 and a slugging percentage of .397. The Rays as a unit have 418 base hits, including 68 doubles and 46 homers. Tampa Bay has walked 155 times this year and they have struck out on 412 occasions. They have had 334 men left on base and have an OPS of .730. They have scored 4.26 runs per game and totaled 200 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Orioles/Rays MLB game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Rays -145
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