Baltimore Orioles at Arizona Diamondbacks MLB Picks & Predictions 7/23/2019
Tuesday, July 23, 2019
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Probable Pitchers: Dylan Bundy vs. Merrill Kelly
Trey Mancini and the Baltimore Orioles (31-67, 5th in AL East) travel to Chase Field on Tuesday where they'll meet the Arizona Diamondbacks (50-50, 2nd in NL West). The moneyline on this game has the Orioles coming in at +161 and the Diamondbacks are at -171. The O/U opens at 9.
The Orioles have been an awful choice for baseball wagerers, having gone 31-67-0 SU. Arizona is covering 50.0% of the time, going 50-50-0 straight up. The Diamondbacks have been a solid choice for baseball bettors as a favorite, going 20-17-0 SU. The Orioles are covering 30.9% of the time as the underdog, having gone 29-65-0 straight up.
Valuable Baltimore Orioles Betting Trends
The Orioles have been a solid Over option for over/under MLB wagerers, having gone 48-44-6.
Baltimore is covering 34.0% of the time as the visitor, having gone 16-31-0 straight up.
Important Arizona Diamondbacks Betting Trends
Arizona is covering 45.6% of the time at Chase Field, going 21-25-0 SU.
The Diamondbacks have been a solid Over option for over/under MLB wagerers, having gone 50-46-4.
Key Baltimore Orioles Injuries
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 31-67 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Dylan Bundy has a 4-11 record with an earned run average of 5.28 and a WHIP of 1.37 this season. He has 97 strikeouts over his 92 innings pitched and he's given up 94 hits. He's allowed 9.2 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 5.32. The bullpen has an earned run average of 6.19 and they have given up 422 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .272 against the bullpen and they've struck out 378 hitters and walked 181 batters. As a team, Baltimore allows 9.5 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 5.6. The Orioles pitchers collectively have given up 916 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 345 batters and struck out 751. They have walked 3.6 men per 9 innings while striking out 7.8 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.46 and their FIP as a unit is 5.69.
As a team Baltimore is hitting .242, good for 24th in the league. The Orioles hold a .406 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .303, which is good for 26th in baseball. They rank 21st in MLB with 8.3 hits per game. Trey Mancini is hitting .289 with an on-base percentage of .350. He has 103 hits this season in 356 at bats with 47 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .539 and an OPS+ of 132. Jonathan Villar is hitting .258 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .323. He has totaled 97 hits and he has driven in 42 men in 376 at bats. His OPS+ is 95 while his slugging percentage is at .412. The Orioles have 810 hits, including 150 doubles and 121 home runs. Baltimore has walked 260 times so far this season and they have struck out 883 times as a unit. They have left 627 men on base and have a team OPS of .708. They score 4.27 runs per contest and have scored a total of 418 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Arizona has a 50-50 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 3.77, Merrill Kelly has a 7-9 record and a 1.22 WHIP. He has 92 strikeouts over the 117 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 112 hits. He's allowing 8.6 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 4.25. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.52 and they have given up 338 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .247 against the Diamondbacks bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 349 batters and walked 146 opposing hitters. As a team, Arizona allows 8.4 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.7 batters per nine innings. They are 12th in the league in team earned run average at 4.29. The Diamondbacks pitchers as a team have surrendered 848 base knocks and 431 earned runs this season. They have given up 124 home runs this year, which ranks 23rd in Major League Baseball. Arizona as a staff has walked 318 hitters and struck out 875 batters. They give up a walk 3.2 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 4.24.
As a team, they are batting .259, good for 10th in the league. The Diamondbacks hold a .449 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .325, which is good for 11th in baseball. They rank 6th in MLB with 9.2 hits per contest. Ketel Marte comes into this matchup batting .320 with an OBP of .374. He has 124 hits this year along with 60 RBI in 387 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .579 with an OPS+ of 141. Eduardo Escobar is hitting .290 this season and he has an OBP of .341. He has collected 113 hits in 390 at bats while driving in 78 runs. He has an OPS+ of 124 and a slugging percentage of .546. The Diamondbacks as a unit have 915 base hits, including 197 doubles and 142 homers. Arizona has walked 315 times this year and they have struck out on 847 occasions. They have had 698 men left on base and have an OPS of .775. They have scored 5.18 runs per game and totaled 518 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Orioles/Diamondbacks MLB game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Orioles +161
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