Tampa Bay Rays at Baltimore Orioles 4/24/2018 Free MLB Picks and Predictions
Tuesday, April 24, 2018
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Probable Pitchers: Jake Faria vs. Alex Cobb
Oriole Park is the site of the matchup between the Tampa Bay Rays and the Baltimore Orioles on Tuesday, April 24, 2018. The probable starting pitchers are Jake Faria for the Rays and Alex Cobb for the Orioles.
Tampa Bay opens at +110 while Baltimore opens at -120. The Rays have a 14-7-0 over/under record and a 11-10-0 run line mark. The Orioles are 7-15-0 against the run line and have a 10-12-0 over/under record.
Valuable Tampa Bay Rays Betting Trends
The Tampa Bay Rays are 14-7-0 against the over/under
The Tampa Bay Rays are 11-10-0 against the run line
Important Baltimore Orioles Betting Trends
The Baltimore Orioles are 10-12-0 against the over/under
The Baltimore Orioles are 7-15-0 against the run line
Key Tampa Bay Rays Injuries
04/17/18 CF Kevin Kiermaier Thumb 60-day DL (04/16)
04/17/18 3B Matt Duffy Hamstring 10-day DL (04/17)
04/11/18 P Jose De Leon Elbow 60-day DL (03/28)
03/29/18 P Nathan Eovaldi Elbow 10-day DL (03/28)
Key Baltimore Orioles Injuries
04/23/18 LF Trey Mancini Knee is not in the starting lineup Monday vs Cleveland Indians
04/14/18 2B Jonathan Schoop Side 10-day DL (04/14)
04/07/18 LF Colby Rasmus Hip 10-day DL (04/07)
03/29/18 P Gabriel Ynoa Shin 10-day DL (03/26)
03/29/18 DH Mark Trumbo Quad 10-day DL (03/26)
03/26/18 P Zach Britton Achilles 60-day DL (02/15)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Rays have a 8-13 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Jake Faria has a 1-1 record with an earned run average of 5.82 and a WHIP of 1.59 this year. He has 15 strikeouts over his 17 innings pitched and he's given up 16 hits. He's allowed 8.5 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 5.04. The bullpen has an earned run average of 5.14 and they have given up 88 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .263 against the bullpen and they've struck out 78 hitters and walked 41 batters. As a team, Tampa Bay allows 8.6 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.5 batters per nine innings. They are 22nd in the league in team earned run average at 4.71. The Rays pitchers collectively have given up 178 base hits and 98 earned runs. They have allowed 23 home runs this season, ranking them 12th in the league. Tampa Bay as a pitching staff has walked 81 batters and struck out 176. They have walked 3.9 men per 9 innings while striking out 8.5 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.38 and their FIP as a unit is 4.30.
As a team Tampa Bay is hitting .251, good for 9th in the league. The Rays hold a .375 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .327, which is good for 10th in baseball. They rank 11th in MLB with 8.5 hits per game. Mallex Smith is hitting .344 with an on-base percentage of .412. He has 21 hits this season in 61 at bats with 3 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .459 and an OPS+ of 149. C.J. Cron is hitting .273 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .321. He has totaled 21 hits and he has driven in 13 men in 77 at bats. His OPS+ is 132 while his slugging percentage is at .506. The Rays have 178 hits, including 28 doubles and 16 home runs. Tampa Bay has walked 74 times so far this season and they have struck out 191 times as a unit. They have left 152 men on base and have a team OPS of .702. They score 4.19 runs per contest and have scored a total of 88 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Baltimore has a 6-16 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 15.43, Alex Cobb has a 0-2 record and a 3.14 WHIP this season. He has 4 strikeouts over the 7 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 20 hits. He allows 25.7 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 8.44. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.54 and they have given up 83 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .252 against the Orioles bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 77 batters and walked 40 opposing hitters. As a team, Baltimore allows 10.1 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.3 batters per nine innings. They are 26th in the league in team earned run average at 4.95. The Orioles pitchers as a team have surrendered 222 base knocks and 109 earned runs this season. They have given up 32 home runs this year, which ranks 3rd in Major League Baseball. Baltimore as a staff has walked 83 hitters and struck out 183 batters. They give up a walk 3.8 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8.3 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.54 while their FIP as a staff is 4.85.
As a team, they are batting .215, good for 30th in the league. The Orioles hold a .359 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .284, which is good for 30th in baseball. They rank 28th in MLB with 7.4 hits per contest. Manny Machado comes into this matchup batting .356 with an OBP of .434. He has 31 hits this year along with 17 RBI in 87 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .713 with an OPS+ of 216. Adam Jones is hitting .239 this season and he has an OBP of .250. He has collected 22 hits in 92 at bats while driving in 12 runs. He has an OPS+ of 80 and a slugging percentage of .402. The Orioles as a unit have 163 base hits, including 38 doubles and 23 homers. Baltimore has walked 70 times this year and they have struck out on 226 occasions. They have had 152 men left on base and have an OPS of .643. They have scored 3.27 runs per game and totaled 72 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Rays/Orioles MLB game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Orioles -120
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