Tampa Bay Rays at Baltimore Orioles 7/29/2018 Free MLB Picks and Predictions
Sunday, July 29, 2018
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Probable Pitchers: Yonny Chirinos vs. Dylan Bundy
The Tampa Bay Rays visit Oriole Park on Sunday, July 29, 2018 to play the Baltimore Orioles. The probable starters are Yonny Chirinos for the Rays and Dylan Bundy for the Orioles.
The opening line for this matchup has Tampa Bay at -150 and Baltimore at +140. The Rays have a 44-56-4 over/under record and a 60-44-0 run line mark. The Orioles are 43-61-0 against the run line and have a 43-57-4 over/under record.
Valuable Tampa Bay Rays Betting Trends
The Tampa Bay Rays are 44-56-4 against the over/under
The Tampa Bay Rays are 60-44-0 against the run line
Important Baltimore Orioles Betting Trends
The Baltimore Orioles are 43-57-4 against the over/under
The Baltimore Orioles are 43-61-0 against the run line
Key Tampa Bay Rays Injuries
07/27/18 SS Adeiny Hechavarria Rest is not in the starting lineup Friday vs Baltimore Orioles
07/27/18 1B C.J. Cron Rest is not in the starting lineup Friday vs Baltimore Orioles
07/27/18 3B Matt Duffy Rest is not in the starting lineup Friday 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 53-51 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Yonny Chirinos has a 0-2 record with an earned run average of 3.78 and a WHIP of 1.23 this season. He has 30 strikeouts over his 33.1 innings pitched and he's given up 31 hits. He's allowed 8.4 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 3.49. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.79 and they have given up 419 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .227 against the bullpen and they've struck out 443 hitters and walked 183 batters. As a team, Tampa Bay allows 7.7 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.6 batters per nine innings. They are 8th in the league in team earned run average at 3.76. The Rays pitchers collectively have given up 800 base hits and 391 earned runs. They have allowed 99 home runs this season, ranking them 27th in the league. Tampa Bay as a pitching staff has walked 338 batters and struck out 889. They have walked 3.3 men per 9 innings while striking out 8.6 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.22 and their FIP as a unit is 3.83.
As a team Tampa Bay is hitting .254, good for 10th in the league. The Rays hold a .394 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. Mallex Smith is hitting .283 with an on-base percentage of .350. He has 82 hits this season in 290 at bats with 24 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .397 and an OPS+ of 111. C.J. Cron is hitting .254 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .327. He has totaled 90 hits and he has driven in 51 men in 354 at bats. His OPS+ is 124 while his slugging percentage is at .477. The Rays have 903 hits, including 168 doubles and 95 home runs. Tampa Bay has walked 323 times so far this season and they have struck out 905 times as a unit. They have left 729 men on base and have a team OPS of .720. They score 4.16 runs per contest and have scored a total of 433 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Baltimore has a 30-74 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 4.57, Dylan Bundy has a 6-9 record and a 1.30 WHIP. He has 116 strikeouts over the 108.1 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 106 hits. He's allowing 8.8 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 4.86. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.23 and they have given up 387 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .267 against the Orioles bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 335 batters and walked 171 opposing hitters. As a team, Baltimore allows 9.8 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.7 batters per nine innings. They are 26th in the league in team earned run average at 4.84. The Orioles pitchers as a team have surrendered 1,014 base knocks and 499 earned runs this season. They have given up 137 home runs this year, which ranks 5th in Major League Baseball. Baltimore as a staff has walked 365 hitters and struck out 789 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 .231, good for 29th in the league. The Orioles hold a .386 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .293, which is good for 30th in baseball. They rank 27th in MLB with 7.9 hits per contest. Mark Trumbo comes into this matchup batting .249 with an OBP of .312. He has 65 hits this year along with 28 RBI in 261 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .433 with an OPS+ of 105. Adam Jones is hitting .281 this season and he has an OBP of .307. He has collected 113 hits in 402 at bats while driving in 42 runs. He has an OPS+ of 103 and a slugging percentage of .430. The Orioles as a unit have 817 base hits, including 165 doubles and 123 homers. Baltimore has walked 285 times this year and they have struck out on 907 occasions. They have had 664 men left on base and have an OPS of .680. They have scored 3.7 runs per game and totaled 385 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Rays/Orioles MLB game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Rays -150
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