Baltimore Orioles at Boston Red Sox MLB Picks & Predictions 4/13/2019
Saturday, April 13, 2019
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Probable Pitchers: Andrew Cashner vs. Rick Porcello
The Baltimore Orioles visit Fenway Park on Saturday, April 13, 2019 to play the Boston Red Sox. The probable starters are Andrew Cashner for the Orioles and Rick Porcello for the Red Sox.
The opening line for this matchup has Baltimore at +239 and Boston at -262. The Orioles have a 10-3-0 over/under record and a 5-8-0 run line mark. The Red Sox are 1-12-0 against the run line and have a 9-3-1 over/under record.
Valuable Baltimore Orioles Betting Trends
The Baltimore Orioles are 10-3-0 against the over/under
The Baltimore Orioles are 5-8-0 against the run line
Important Boston Red Sox Betting Trends
The Boston Red Sox are 9-3-1 against the over/under
The Boston Red Sox are 1-12-0 against the run line
Key Baltimore Orioles Injuries
04/12/19 P Richard Bleier Shoulder 10-day IL (04/10)
04/10/19 P Nate Karns Forearm 10-day IL (04/09)
04/09/19 P Alex Cobb Back 10-day IL (04/09)
03/28/19 C Austin Wynns Oblique 10-day IL (03/25)
03/28/19 DH Mark Trumbo Groin 60-day IL (03/25)
Key Boston Red Sox Injuries
04/06/19 P Brian Johnson Elbow 10-day IL (04/06)
04/06/19 2B Brock Holt Eye 10-day IL (04/06)
03/28/19 3B Marco Hernandez Shoulder 10-day IL (03/28)
03/25/19 P Steven Wright Suspension 80 game suspension
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Orioles have a 5-8 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Andrew Cashner has a 2-1 record with an earned run average of 5.28 and a WHIP of 1.76 this season. He has 7 strikeouts over his 15.1 innings pitched and he's given up 19 hits. He's allowed 11.2 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 6.29. The bullpen has an earned run average of 7.50 and they have given up 77 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .309 against the bullpen and they've struck out 52 hitters and walked 30 batters. As a team, Baltimore allows 10.7 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.5 batters per nine innings. They are 29th in the league in team earned run average at 6.5. The Orioles pitchers collectively have given up 137 base hits and 83 earned runs. They have allowed 37 home runs this season, ranking them 1st in the league. Baltimore as a pitching staff has walked 53 batters and struck out 96. They have walked 4.1 men per 9 innings while striking out 7.5 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.65 and their FIP as a unit is 7.20.
As a team Baltimore is hitting .229, good for 22nd in the league. The Orioles hold a .373 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .296, which is good for 23rd in baseball. They rank 20th in MLB with 7.7 hits per game. Jesus Sucre is hitting .226 with an on-base percentage of .273. He has 7 hits this season in 31 at bats with 3 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .258 and an OPS+ of 49. Trey Mancini is hitting .333 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .375. He has totaled 17 hits and he has driven in 12 men in 51 at bats. His OPS+ is 195 while his slugging percentage is at .725. The Orioles have 100 hits, including 16 doubles and 13 home runs. Baltimore has walked 37 times so far this season and they have struck out 108 times as a unit. They have left 78 men on base and have a team OPS of .669. They score 4.46 runs per contest and have scored a total of 58 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Boston has a 4-9 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 13.50, Rick Porcello has a 0-2 record and a 3.14 WHIP. He has 8 strikeouts over the 7.1 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 16 hits. He's allowing 19.6 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 9.09. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.51 and they have given up 43 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .217 against the Red Sox bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 59 batters and walked 16 opposing hitters. As a team, Boston allows 10 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.9 batters per nine innings. They are 28th in the league in team earned run average at 6.32. The Red Sox pitchers as a team have surrendered 122 base knocks and 77 earned runs this season. They have given up 26 home runs this year, which ranks 2nd in Major League Baseball. Boston as a staff has walked 46 hitters and struck out 108 batters. They give up a walk 3.8 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8.9 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.53 while their FIP as a staff is 5.66.
As a team, they are batting .238, good for 17th in the league. The Red Sox hold a .388 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .313, which is good for 17th in baseball. They rank 15th in MLB with 8.2 hits per contest. Mitch Moreland comes into this matchup batting .275 with an OBP of .356. He has 11 hits this year along with 12 RBI in 40 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .750 with an OPS+ of 191. J.D. Martinez is hitting .327 this season and he has an OBP of .411. He has collected 16 hits in 49 at bats while driving in 9 runs. He has an OPS+ of 161 and a slugging percentage of .551. The Red Sox as a unit have 106 base hits, including 23 doubles and 14 homers. Boston has walked 47 times this year and they have struck out on 103 occasions. They have had 93 men left on base and have an OPS of .701. They have scored 4.46 runs per game and totaled 58 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Orioles/Red Sox MLB game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Orioles +239
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