Tampa Bay Rays at Baltimore Orioles 7/26/2018 Free MLB Picks and Predictions
Thursday, July 26, 2018
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Probable Pitchers: Ryan Yarbrough vs. Alex Cobb
The Tampa Bay Rays head to Oriole Park on Thursday, July 26, 2018 to take on the Baltimore Orioles. The expected starting pitchers are Ryan Yarbrough for the Rays and Alex Cobb for the Orioles.
The odds for this matchup have Tampa Bay at -190 and Baltimore at +178. The Rays have a 43-54-4 over/under mark and a 59-42-0 run line record. The Orioles are 41-61-0 against the run line and have a 42-56-4 over/under record.
Valuable Tampa Bay Rays Betting Trends
The Tampa Bay Rays are 43-54-4 against the over/under
The Tampa Bay Rays are 59-42-0 against the run line
Important Baltimore Orioles Betting Trends
The Baltimore Orioles are 42-56-4 against the over/under
The Baltimore Orioles are 41-61-0 against the run line
Key Tampa Bay Rays Injuries
07/24/18 SS Adeiny Hechavarria Oblique is "?" Wednesday vs New York Yankees
07/24/18 P Blake Snell Shoulder 10-day DL (07/20)
07/19/18 C Wilson Ramos Hamstring 10-day DL (07/15)
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)
06/26/18 P Jonny Venters Rest 10-day DL (06/25)
06/18/18 3B Christian Arroyo Oblique 10-day DL (06/17)
05/23/18 P Jake Faria Side 60-day DL (05/23)
04/11/18 P Jose De Leon Elbow 60-day DL (03/28)
Key Baltimore Orioles Injuries
07/04/18 3B Steve Wilkerson Oblique 10-day DL (07/04)
06/27/18 CF Craig Gentry Ribs 10-day DL (06/24)
06/27/18 P Darren O'Day Hamstring 60-day DL (06/27)
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 Rays have a 51-50 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Ryan Yarbrough has a 8-5 record with an earned run average of 3.65 and a WHIP of 1.27 this year. He has 87 strikeouts over his 93.2 innings pitched and he's given up 85 hits. He allows 8.2 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 4.08. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.66 and they have given up 397 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .224 against the bullpen and they've struck out 430 hitters and walked 173 batters. As a team, Tampa Bay allows 7.6 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.6 batters per nine innings. They are 7th in the league in team earned run average at 3.7. The Rays pitchers collectively have given up 769 base hits and 374 earned runs. They have allowed 95 home runs this season, ranking them 27th in the league. Tampa Bay as a pitching staff has walked 325 batters and struck out 868. They have walked 3.2 men per 9 innings while striking out 8.6 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.20 and their FIP as a unit is 3.79.
As a team Tampa Bay is hitting .254, good for 10th in the league. The Rays hold a .395 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .325, which is good for 9th in baseball. They rank 9th in MLB with 8.7 hits per game. C.J. Cron is hitting .257 with an on-base percentage of .331. He has 89 hits this season in 346 at bats with 50 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .477 and an OPS+ of 124. Mallex Smith is hitting .284 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .346. He has totaled 81 hits and he has driven in 24 men in 285 at bats. His OPS+ is 110 while his slugging percentage is at .400. The Rays have 878 hits, including 164 doubles and 93 home runs. Tampa Bay has walked 315 times so far this season and they have struck out 890 times as a unit. They have left 711 men on base and have a team OPS of .720. They score 4.17 runs per contest and have scored a total of 421 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Baltimore has a 29-73 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 6.17, Alex Cobb has a 2-13 record and a 1.57 WHIP this season. He has 67 strikeouts over the 97.2 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 125 hits. He allows 11.5 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 5.03. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.28 and they have given up 383 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .268 against the Orioles bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 332 batters and walked 167 opposing hitters. 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 4.88. The Orioles pitchers as a team have surrendered 997 base knocks and 493 earned runs this season. They have given up 137 home runs this year, which ranks 2nd in Major League Baseball. Baltimore as a staff has walked 357 hitters and struck out 782 batters. They give up a walk 3.5 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 4.70.
As a team, they are batting .229, good for 29th in the league. The Orioles hold a .383 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .291, which is good for 30th in baseball. They rank 28th in MLB with 7.8 hits per contest. Adam Jones comes into this matchup batting .277 with an OBP of .304. He has 109 hits this year along with 38 RBI in 393 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .422 with an OPS+ of 100. Mark Trumbo is hitting .252 this season and he has an OBP of .312. He has collected 64 hits in 254 at bats while driving in 28 runs. He has an OPS+ of 107 and a slugging percentage of .441. The Orioles as a unit have 793 base hits, including 161 doubles and 119 homers. Baltimore has walked 274 times this year and they have struck out on 896 occasions. They have had 648 men left on base and have an OPS of .674. They have scored 3.6 runs per game and totaled 367 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Rays/Orioles MLB game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Rays -190
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