Boston Red Sox at Baltimore Orioles 8/11/2018 Free MLB Picks and Predictions
Saturday, August 11, 2018
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Probable Pitchers: David Price vs. Yefry Ramirez
Oriole Park is the site of the matchup between the Boston Red Sox and the Baltimore Orioles on Saturday, August 11, 2018. The probable starting pitchers are David Price for the Red Sox and Yefry Ramirez for the Orioles.
Boston opens at -140 while Baltimore opens at +130. The Red Sox have a 54-58-4 over/under record and a 68-48-0 run line mark. The Orioles are 50-65-0 against the run line and have a 52-59-4 over/under record.
Valuable Boston Red Sox Betting Trends
The Boston Red Sox are 54-58-4 against the over/under
The Boston Red Sox are 68-48-0 against the run line
Important Baltimore Orioles Betting Trends
The Baltimore Orioles are 52-59-4 against the over/under
The Baltimore Orioles are 50-65-0 against the run line
Key Boston Red Sox Injuries
08/08/18 P Chris Sale Shoulder 10-day DL (07/28); expected to be activated and start Sunday vs Baltimore
08/04/18 C Blake Swihart Hamstring 10-day DL (08/03)
08/03/18 2B Ian Kinsler Hamstring 10-day DL (08/04)
07/15/18 P Eduardo Rodriguez Ankle 10-day DL (07/15)
07/08/18 C Christian Vazquez Finger 10-day DL (07/08)
06/27/18 P Steven Wright Knee 10-day DL (06/23)
06/02/18 2B Dustin Pedroia Knee 60-day DL (05/30)
05/25/18 DH Hanley Ramirez None has been released
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)
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)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Red Sox have a 81-35 overall record this season. Starting pitcher David Price has a 11-6 record with an earned run average of 3.93 and a WHIP of 1.22 this year. He has 124 strikeouts over his 128.1 innings pitched and he's given up 117 hits. He's allowed 8.2 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 4.12. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.35 and they have given up 329 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .228 against the bullpen and they've struck out 408 hitters and walked 148 batters. As a team, Boston allows 7.9 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.6 batters per nine innings. They are 2nd in the league in team earned run average at 3.5. The Red Sox pitchers collectively have given up 917 base hits and 409 earned runs. They have allowed 117 home runs this season, ranking them 26th in the league. Boston as a pitching staff has walked 354 batters and struck out 1,116. They have walked 3 men per 9 innings while striking out 9.6 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.21 and their FIP as a unit is 3.62.
As a team Boston is hitting .269, good for 1st in the league. The Red Sox hold a .461 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .338, which is good for 2nd in baseball. They rank 1st in MLB with 9.4 hits per game. Andrew Benintendi is hitting .304 with an on-base percentage of .386. He has 128 hits this season in 421 at bats with 67 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .508 and an OPS+ of 138. J.D. Martinez is hitting .331 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .397. He has totaled 139 hits and he has driven in 99 men in 420 at bats. His OPS+ is 177 while his slugging percentage is at .657. The Red Sox have 1,090 hits, including 257 doubles and 157 home runs. Boston has walked 392 times so far this season and they have struck out 895 times as a unit. They have left 804 men on base and have a team OPS of .799. They score 5.39 runs per contest and have scored a total of 625 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Baltimore has a 35-80 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 5.66, Yefry Ramirez has a 1-4 record and a 1.49 WHIP this season. He has 35 strikeouts over the 35 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 34 hits. He allows 8.7 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 5.18. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.34 and they have given up 420 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .264 against the Orioles bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 376 batters and walked 194 opposing hitters. As a team, Baltimore allows 9.8 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 4.93. The Orioles pitchers as a team have surrendered 1,111 base knocks and 559 earned runs this season. They have given up 154 home runs this year, which ranks 3rd in Major League Baseball. Baltimore as a staff has walked 410 hitters and struck out 872 batters. They give up a walk 3.6 times per 9 innings while they strike out 7.7 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.49 while their FIP as a staff is 4.76.
As a team, they are batting .237, good for 27th in the league. The Orioles hold a .398 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .298, which is good for 29th in baseball. They rank 26th in MLB with 8.1 hits per contest. Adam Jones comes into this matchup batting .281 with an OBP of .310. He has 123 hits this year along with 45 RBI in 437 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .430 with an OPS+ of 103. Mark Trumbo is hitting .265 this season and he has an OBP of .318. He has collected 80 hits in 302 at bats while driving in 41 runs. He has an OPS+ of 114 and a slugging percentage of .464. The Orioles as a unit have 930 base hits, including 183 doubles and 143 homers. Baltimore has walked 310 times this year and they have struck out on 999 occasions. They have had 723 men left on base and have an OPS of .696. They have scored 3.91 runs per game and totaled 450 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Red Sox/Orioles MLB game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Orioles +130
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