Oakland Athletics at Baltimore Orioles 9/13/2018 Free MLB Picks and Predictions
Thursday, September 13, 2018
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Probable Pitchers: Brett Anderson vs. Dylan Bundy
The Oakland Athletics visit Oriole Park on Thursday, September 13, 2018 to play the Baltimore Orioles. The probable starters are Brett Anderson for the Athletics and Dylan Bundy for the Orioles.
The opening line for this matchup has Oakland at -170 and Baltimore at +160. The Athletics have a 68-68-9 over/under record and a 77-68-0 run line mark. The Orioles are 59-85-0 against the run line and have a 65-74-5 over/under record.
Valuable Oakland Athletics Betting Trends
The Oakland Athletics are 68-68-9 against the over/under
The Oakland Athletics are 77-68-0 against the run line
Important Baltimore Orioles Betting Trends
The Baltimore Orioles are 65-74-5 against the over/under
The Baltimore Orioles are 59-85-0 against the run line
Key Oakland Athletics Injuries
08/29/18 P Brett Anderson Forearm 10-day DL (08/29)
08/26/18 P Sean Manaea Shoulder 10-day DL (08/26)
08/06/18 LF Jake Smolinski Blood Clot 60-day DL (08/05)
07/25/18 P Kendall Graveman Elbow is out for season
07/14/18 P Andrew Triggs Forearm 60-day DL (05/18)
07/08/18 P Paul Blackburn Elbow 60-day DL (07/07)
06/08/18 CF Boog Powell Knee 60-day DL (04/07)
06/06/18 P Daniel Gossett Elbow 60-day DL (06/04)
03/26/18 P Jharel Cotton Elbow 60-day DL (03/21)
Key Baltimore Orioles Injuries
09/12/18 DH Mark Trumbo Knee 60-day DL (09/12)
09/12/18 P Pedro Araujo Elbow 60-day DL (09/12)
09/11/18 P Alex Cobb Blister left last game, is questionable for next start.
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)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Athletics have a 88-57 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Brett Anderson has a 3-4 record with an earned run average of 4.02 and a WHIP of 1.25 this season. He has 34 strikeouts over his 65 innings pitched and he's given up 69 hits. He's allowed 9.6 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 4.16. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.26 and they have given up 453 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .221 against the bullpen and they've struck out 551 hitters and walked 201 batters. As a team, Oakland allows 8.1 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.6 batters per nine innings. They are 10th in the league in team earned run average at 3.77. The Athletics pitchers collectively have given up 1,178 base hits and 551 earned runs. They have allowed 165 home runs this season, ranking them 16th in the league. Oakland as a pitching staff has walked 424 batters and struck out 1,115. They have walked 2.9 men per 9 innings while striking out 7.6 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.22 and their FIP as a unit is 4.16.
As a team Oakland is hitting .251, good for 12th in the league. The Athletics hold a .437 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .323, which is good for 11th in baseball. They rank 10th in MLB with 8.6 hits per game. Jed Lowrie is hitting .274 with an on-base percentage of .362. He has 146 hits this season in 532 at bats with 89 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .464 and an OPS+ of 128. Marcus Semien is hitting .259 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .323. He has totaled 148 hits and he has driven in 56 men in 572 at bats. His OPS+ is 96 while his slugging percentage is at .385. The Athletics have 1,248 hits, including 297 doubles and 199 home runs. Oakland has walked 480 times so far this season and they have struck out 1,224 times as a unit. They have left 978 men on base and have a team OPS of .760. They score 4.84 runs per contest and have scored a total of 702 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Baltimore has a 41-103 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 5.58, Dylan Bundy has a 7-14 record and a 1.42 WHIP. He has 158 strikeouts over the 150 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 164 hits. He's allowing 9.8 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 5.36. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.89 and they have given up 534 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .269 against the Orioles bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 460 batters and walked 254 opposing hitters. As a team, Baltimore allows 9.9 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.5 batters per nine innings. They are 30th in the league in team earned run average at 5.23. The Orioles pitchers as a team have surrendered 1,401 base knocks and 738 earned runs this season. They have given up 205 home runs this year, which ranks 2nd in Major League Baseball. Baltimore as a staff has walked 527 hitters and struck out 1,058 batters. They give up a walk 3.7 times per 9 innings while they strike out 7.5 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.52 while their FIP as a staff is 4.98.
As a team, they are batting .239, good for 26th in the league. The Orioles hold a .394 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .298, which is good for 29th in baseball. They rank 26th in MLB with 8.2 hits per contest. Adam Jones comes into this matchup batting .287 with an OBP of .319. He has 149 hits this year along with 55 RBI in 519 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .430 with an OPS+ of 105. Trey Mancini is hitting .238 this season and he has an OBP of .297. He has collected 122 hits in 513 at bats while driving in 51 runs. He has an OPS+ of 92 and a slugging percentage of .405. The Orioles as a unit have 1,176 base hits, including 215 doubles and 173 homers. Baltimore has walked 375 times this year and they have struck out on 1,257 occasions. They have had 917 men left on base and have an OPS of .692. They have scored 3.86 runs per game and totaled 556 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Athletics/Orioles MLB game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Athletics -170
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