Tampa Bay Rays at Baltimore Orioles 7/27/2018 Free MLB Picks and Predictions
Friday, July 27, 2018
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Probable Pitchers: Chris Archer vs. Alex Cobb
The Tampa Bay Rays visit Oriole Park on Friday, July 27, 2018 to play the Baltimore Orioles. The probable starters are Chris Archer for the Rays and Alex Cobb for the Orioles.
The opening line for this matchup has Tampa Bay at -127 and Baltimore at +117. The Rays have a 43-55-4 over/under record and a 60-42-0 run line mark. 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 43-55-4 against the over/under
The Tampa Bay Rays are 60-42-0 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
07/25/18 SS Adeiny Hechavarria Oblique is "?" Thursday vs Baltimore Orioles
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)
06/18/18 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 52-50 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Chris Archer has a 3-4 record with an earned run average of 4.30 and a WHIP of 1.38 this season. He has 99 strikeouts over his 90 innings pitched and he's given up 95 hits. He's allowed 9.5 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 3.5. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.64 and they have given up 403 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .223 against the bullpen and they've struck out 438 hitters and walked 175 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 3.69. The Rays pitchers collectively have given up 776 base hits and 376 earned runs. They have allowed 95 home runs this season, ranking them 28th in the league. Tampa Bay as a pitching staff has walked 327 batters and struck out 878. 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 3.78.
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 .324, which is good for 9th in baseball. They rank 9th in MLB with 8.7 hits per game. Mallex Smith is hitting .284 with an on-base percentage of .346. He has 81 hits this season in 285 at bats with 24 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .400 and an OPS+ of 111. C.J. Cron is hitting .257 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .330. He has totaled 90 hits and he has driven in 51 men in 350 at bats. His OPS+ is 126 while his slugging percentage is at .483. The Rays have 885 hits, including 164 doubles and 95 home runs. Tampa Bay has walked 315 times so far this season and they have struck out 898 times as a unit. They have left 715 men on base and have a team OPS of .720. They score 4.16 runs per contest and have scored a total of 424 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. He has 67 strikeouts over the 97.2 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 125 hits. He's allowing 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 27th in the league in team earned run average at 4.88. The Orioles pitchers as a team have surrendered 996 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 4.71.
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. Mark Trumbo comes into this matchup batting .252 with an OBP of .312. He has 64 hits this year along with 28 RBI in 254 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .441 with an OPS+ of 107. Adam Jones is hitting .277 this season and he has an OBP of .304. He has collected 109 hits in 393 at bats while driving in 38 runs. He has an OPS+ of 100 and a slugging percentage of .422. 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?
Josh's Pick: Take the Rays -127
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