Baltimore Orioles at Texas Rangers 8/5/2018 Free MLB Picks and Predictions
Sunday, August 5, 2018
Globe Life Park
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Probable Pitchers: Yefry Ramirez vs. Martin Perez
The Baltimore Orioles head to Globe Life Park on Sunday, August 5, 2018 to take on the Texas Rangers. The expected starting pitchers are Yefry Ramirez for the Orioles and Martin Perez for the Rangers.
The odds for this matchup have Baltimore at +135 and Texas at -145. The Orioles have a 49-57-4 over/under mark and a 46-64-0 run line record. The Rangers are 57-54-0 against the run line and have a 53-51-7 over/under record.
Valuable Baltimore Orioles Betting Trends
The Baltimore Orioles are 49-57-4 against the over/under
The Baltimore Orioles are 46-64-0 against the run line
Important Texas Rangers Betting Trends
The Texas Rangers are 53-51-7 against the over/under
The Texas Rangers are 57-54-0 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 Texas Rangers Injuries
08/03/18 CF Delino DeShields Headache is "?" Saturday vs Baltimore Orioles
07/28/18 RF Ryan Rua Back 10-day DL (07/28)
07/20/18 RF Nomar Mazara Thumb 10-day DL (07/17)
07/04/18 P Tony Barnette Shoulder 60-day DL (07/04)
06/16/18 C Carlos Perez Ankle 10-day DL (06/16)
06/15/18 P Matt Bush Elbow 60-day DL (06/14)
06/10/18 P Doug Fister Knee 60-day DL (06/09)
05/08/18 LF Drew Robinson Hip 10-day DL (05/08)
04/02/18 P Ricardo Rodriguez Elbow 60-day DL (04/02)
03/30/18 P Joe Palumbo Elbow 60-day DL (02/23)
03/26/18 P Clayton Blackburn Elbow 60-day DL (03/19)
03/26/18 P Ronald Herrera Shoulder 60-day DL (03/21)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Orioles have a 33-77 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Yefry Ramirez has a 1-4 record with an earned run average of 4.59 and a WHIP of 1.26 this year. He has 34 strikeouts over his 33.1 innings pitched and he's given up 29 hits. He allows 7.8 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 4.91. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.37 and they have given up 412 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .269 against the bullpen and they've struck out 354 hitters and walked 185 batters. As a team, Baltimore allows 9.9 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.7 batters per nine innings. They are 28th in the league in team earned run average at 4.98. The Orioles pitchers collectively have given up 1,077 base hits and 542 earned runs. They have allowed 150 home runs this season, ranking them 2nd in the league. Baltimore as a pitching staff has walked 388 batters and struck out 835. 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 4.80.
As a team Baltimore is hitting .237, good for 26th in the league. The Orioles hold a .395 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .299, which is good for 28th in baseball. They rank 26th in MLB with 8.1 hits per game. Mark Trumbo is hitting .251 with an on-base percentage of .308. He has 71 hits this season in 283 at bats with 33 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .431 and an OPS+ of 103. Adam Jones is hitting .282 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .312. He has totaled 120 hits and he has driven in 44 men in 425 at bats. His OPS+ is 103 while his slugging percentage is at .426. The Orioles have 892 hits, including 177 doubles and 133 home runs. Baltimore has walked 303 times so far this season and they have struck out 957 times as a unit. They have left 708 men on base and have a team OPS of .694. They score 3.89 runs per contest and have scored a total of 428 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Texas has a 48-63 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 6.50, Martin Perez has a 2-4 record and a 1.97 WHIP this season. He has 30 strikeouts over the 45.2 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 69 hits. He allows 13.6 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 6.21. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.17 and they have given up 371 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .251 against the Rangers bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 349 batters and walked 134 opposing hitters. As a team, Texas allows 9.6 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.2 batters per nine innings. They are 27th in the league in team earned run average at 4.85. The Rangers pitchers as a team have surrendered 1,056 base knocks and 532 earned runs this season. They have given up 146 home runs this year, which ranks 4th in Major League Baseball. Texas as a staff has walked 325 hitters and struck out 793 batters. They give up a walk 3 times per 9 innings while they strike out 7.2 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.40 while their FIP as a staff is 4.64.
As a team, they are batting .243, good for 22nd in the league. The Rangers hold a .410 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .323, which is good for 11th in baseball. They rank 22nd in MLB with 8.2 hits per contest. Shin-Soo Choo comes into this matchup batting .278 with an OBP of .388. He has 113 hits this year along with 52 RBI in 407 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .484 with an OPS+ of 128. Nomar Mazara is hitting .272 this season and he has an OBP of .332. He has collected 96 hits in 353 at bats while driving in 58 runs. He has an OPS+ of 103 and a slugging percentage of .450. The Rangers as a unit have 914 base hits, including 183 doubles and 136 homers. Texas has walked 398 times this year and they have struck out on 1,063 occasions. They have had 771 men left on base and have an OPS of .734. They have scored 4.71 runs per game and totaled 523 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Orioles/Rangers MLB game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Orioles +135
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