Baltimore Orioles at Tampa Bay Rays 8/9/2018 Free MLB Parlay
Thursday, August 9, 2018
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Probable Pitchers: David Hess vs. Blake Snell
The Baltimore Orioles visit Tropicana Field on Thursday, August 9, 2018 to play the Tampa Bay Rays. The probable starters are David Hess for the Orioles and Blake Snell for the Rays.
The opening line for this matchup has Baltimore at +157 and Tampa Bay at -167. The Orioles have a 50-59-4 over/under record and a 48-65-0 run line mark. The Rays are 63-50-0 against the run line and have a 49-60-4 over/under record.
Valuable Baltimore Orioles Betting Trends
The Baltimore Orioles are 50-59-4 against the over/under
The Baltimore Orioles are 48-65-0 against the run line
Important Tampa Bay Rays Betting Trends
The Tampa Bay Rays are 49-60-4 against the over/under
The Tampa Bay Rays are 63-50-0 against the run line
Key Baltimore Orioles Injuries
08/03/18 P Jhan Marinez Hamstring 10-day DL (08/03)
07/04/18 3B Steve Wilkerson Oblique 10-day DL (07/04)
06/27/18 CF Craig Gentry Ribs 10-day DL (06/24)
06/15/18 P Richard Bleier Shoulder 10-day DL (06/14)
06/12/18 P Pedro Araujo Elbow 10-day DL (06/11)
05/02/18 SS Luis Sardinas Back 60-day DL (04/29)
04/25/18 P Gabriel Ynoa Shin 60-day DL (03/26)
Key Tampa Bay Rays Injuries
08/05/18 SS Adeiny Hechavarria None has been released
08/04/18 CF Tommy Pham Foot 10-day DL (08/03)
08/04/18 SS Daniel Robertson Thumb 10-day DL (08/04)
07/11/18 P Jose Alvarado Personal is out indefinitely
07/08/18 P Chaz Roe Knee 10-day DL (07/08)
07/04/18 P Vidal Nuno Hamstring 10-day DL (07/04)
06/30/18 P Wilmer Font Side 60-day DL (06/30)
06/18/18 3B Christian Arroyo Oblique 10-day DL (06/17)
04/11/18 P Jose De Leon Elbow 60-day DL (03/28)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Orioles have a 34-79 overall record this season. Starting pitcher David Hess has a 2-6 record with an earned run average of 6.41 and a WHIP of 1.54 this year. He has 34 strikeouts over his 53.1 innings pitched and he's given up 61 hits. He allows 10.3 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 6.45. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.32 and they have given up 415 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .264 against the bullpen and they've struck out 371 hitters and walked 192 batters. As a team, Baltimore allows 9.8 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.7 batters per nine innings. They are 29th in the league in team earned run average at 4.95. The Orioles pitchers collectively have given up 1,098 base hits and 552 earned runs. They have allowed 153 home runs this season, ranking them 2nd in the league. Baltimore as a pitching staff has walked 404 batters and struck out 862. They have walked 3.6 men per 9 innings while striking out 7.7 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.50 and their FIP as a unit is 4.76.
As a team Baltimore is hitting .237, good for 26th in the league. The Orioles hold a .397 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .298, which is good for 28th in baseball. They rank 26th in MLB with 8.1 hits per game. Adam Jones is hitting .282 with an on-base percentage of .311. He has 122 hits this season in 433 at bats with 44 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .425 and an OPS+ of 102. Mark Trumbo is hitting .262 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .317. He has totaled 77 hits and he has driven in 40 men in 294 at bats. His OPS+ is 112 while his slugging percentage is at .456. The Orioles have 915 hits, including 181 doubles and 139 home runs. Baltimore has walked 307 times so far this season and they have struck out 982 times as a unit. They have left 717 men on base and have a team OPS of .695. They score 3.9 runs per contest and have scored a total of 441 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Tampa Bay has a 57-56 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 2.27, Blake Snell has a 12-5 record and a 1.07 WHIP this year. He has 137 strikeouts over the 123 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 83 hits. He allows 6.1 hits per nine innings and his FIP is at 3.51. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.98 and they have given up 478 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .231 against the Rays bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 500 batters and walked 205 opposing hitters. As a team, Tampa Bay allows 7.8 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.7 batters per nine innings. They are 14th in the league in team earned run average at 3.88. The Rays pitchers as a team have surrendered 878 base knocks and 437 earned runs this season. They have given up 115 home runs this year, which ranks 25th in Major League Baseball. Tampa Bay as a staff has walked 370 hitters and struck out 981 batters. They give up a walk 3.3 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8.7 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.23 while their FIP as a staff is 3.89.
As a team, they are batting .254, good for 8th in the league. The Rays hold a .395 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .327, which is good for 8th in baseball. They rank 9th in MLB with 8.6 hits per contest. C.J. Cron comes into this matchup batting .248 with an OBP of .319. He has 95 hits this year along with 56 RBI in 383 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .473 with an OPS+ of 120. Mallex Smith is hitting .300 this season and he has an OBP of .371. He has collected 95 hits in 317 at bats while driving in 26 runs. He has an OPS+ of 122 and a slugging percentage of .416. The Rays as a unit have 975 base hits, including 180 doubles and 104 homers. Tampa Bay has walked 360 times this year and they have struck out on 975 occasions. They have had 789 men left on base and have an OPS of .722. They have scored 4.2 runs per game and totaled 475 runs this season.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take the Rays -167 and over 9 total runs
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