Baltimore Orioles at Arizona Diamondbacks MLB Picks & Predictions 7/22/2019
Monday, July 22, 2019
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Probable Pitchers: Aaron Brooks vs. Robbie Ray
Jonathan Villar and the Baltimore Orioles (30-67, 5th in AL East) are headed to Chase Field on Monday where they'll meet the Arizona Diamondbacks (50-49, 2nd in NL West). The Diamondbacks open this matchup at -220 while the Orioles are priced at +203. The over/under opens at 9.5.
The Orioles have been very good for Las Vegas oddsmakers, having gone 30-67-0 SU. The Diamondbacks are covering 50.5% of the time, going 50-49-0 straight up. The Diamondbacks have been solid for MLB bettors as favorites, going 20-17-0 SU. Baltimore covers 30.1% of the time as an underdog, having gone 28-65-0 straight up.
Valuable Baltimore Orioles Betting Trends
The Orioles have been a solid Over bet for O/U baseball bettors, having gone 48-43-6.
Baltimore covers 34.0% of the time as the visitor, having gone 16-31-0 straight up.
Important Arizona Diamondbacks Betting Trends
Arizona covers 46.7% of the time at Chase Field, going 21-24-0 SU.
The Diamondbacks have been a solid Over bet for O/U baseball bettors, having gone 49-46-4.
Key Baltimore Orioles Injuries
7/20/2019 Pedro Severino C Illness Probable for Jul 21
7/20/2019 Nate Karns RP Forearm Expected to be out until at least Aug 1
7/16/2019 Mark Trumbo LF Knee Expected to be out until at least Aug 16
7/13/2019 Dylan Bundy SP Knee Expected to be out until at least Jul 23
7/1/2019 Josh Rogers RP Elbow Out for the season
6/11/2019 Alex Cobb SP Hip Out for the season
Key Arizona Diamondbacks Injuries
7/21/2019 David Peralta LF Shoulder Expected to be out until at least Jul 26
7/20/2019 Matt Andriese RP Foot Expected to be out until at least Jul 30
7/13/2019 Luke Weaver SP Elbow Expected to be out until at least Aug 5
6/27/2019 Steven Souza RF Knee Out for the season
5/30/2019 Taijuan Walker SP Shoulder Expected to be out until at least Aug 1
3/11/2019 Silvino Bracho RP Elbow Out for the season
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Orioles have a 30-67 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Aaron Brooks has a 2-3 record with an earned run average of 4.69 and a WHIP of 1.20 this season. He has 45 strikeouts over his 55.2 innings pitched and he's given up 51 hits. He's allowed 8.2 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 5.6. The bullpen has an earned run average of 6.21 and they have given up 422 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .272 against the bullpen and they've struck out 376 hitters and walked 180 batters. As a team, Baltimore allows 9.6 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.8 batters per nine innings. They are 30th in the league in team earned run average at 5.66. The Orioles pitchers collectively have given up 915 base hits and 538 earned runs. They have allowed 189 home runs this season, ranking them 1st in the league. Baltimore as a pitching staff has walked 342 batters and struck out 739. They have walked 3.6 men per 9 innings while striking out 7.8 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.47 and their FIP as a unit is 5.73.
As a team Baltimore is hitting .242, good for 24th in the league. The Orioles hold a .404 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .302, which is good for 27th in baseball. They rank 21st in MLB with 8.3 hits per game. Jonathan Villar is hitting .255 with an on-base percentage of .319. He has 95 hits this season in 373 at bats with 41 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .402 and an OPS+ of 91. Trey Mancini is hitting .287 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .349. He has totaled 101 hits and he has driven in 44 men in 352 at bats. His OPS+ is 128 while his slugging percentage is at .523. The Orioles have 803 hits, including 149 doubles and 118 home runs. Baltimore has walked 257 times so far this season and they have struck out 873 times as a unit. They have left 624 men on base and have a team OPS of .706. They score 4.26 runs per contest and have scored a total of 413 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Arizona has a 50-49 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 3.92, Robbie Ray has a 8-6 record and a 1.30 WHIP. He has 152 strikeouts over the 117 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 95 hits. He's allowing 7.3 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 4.25. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.51 and they have given up 333 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .247 against the Diamondbacks bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 342 batters and walked 144 opposing hitters. As a team, Arizona allows 8.4 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.7 batters per nine innings. They are 11th in the league in team earned run average at 4.26. The Diamondbacks pitchers as a team have surrendered 840 base knocks and 424 earned runs this season. They have given up 123 home runs this year, which ranks 23rd in Major League Baseball. Arizona as a staff has walked 313 hitters and struck out 863 batters. They give up a walk 3.1 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8.7 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.29 while their FIP as a staff is 4.25.
As a team, they are batting .259, good for 10th in the league. The Diamondbacks hold a .450 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .325, which is good for 13th in baseball. They rank 6th in MLB with 9.2 hits per contest. Eduardo Escobar comes into this matchup batting .288 with an OBP of .340. He has 111 hits this year along with 77 RBI in 385 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .548 with an OPS+ of 124. Ketel Marte is hitting .318 this season and he has an OBP of .368. He has collected 122 hits in 384 at bats while driving in 60 runs. He has an OPS+ of 138 and a slugging percentage of .576. The Diamondbacks as a unit have 906 base hits, including 195 doubles and 141 homers. Arizona has walked 310 times this year and they have struck out on 836 occasions. They have had 689 men left on base and have an OPS of .775. They have scored 5.19 runs per game and totaled 514 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Orioles/Diamondbacks MLB game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Orioles +203
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