Baltimore Orioles at Boston Red Sox MLB Picks & Predictions 4/14/2019
Sunday, April 14, 2019
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Probable Pitchers: John Means vs. David Price
The Baltimore Orioles visit Fenway Park on Sunday, April 14, 2019 to play the Boston Red Sox. The probable starters are John Means for the Orioles and David Price for the Red Sox.
The opening line for this matchup has Baltimore at +260 and Boston at -290. The Orioles have a 10-4-0 over/under record and a 5-9-0 run line mark. The Red Sox are 2-12-0 against the run line and have a 9-4-1 over/under record.
Valuable Baltimore Orioles Betting Trends
The Baltimore Orioles are 10-4-0 against the over/under
The Baltimore Orioles are 5-9-0 against the run line
Important Boston Red Sox Betting Trends
The Boston Red Sox are 9-4-1 against the over/under
The Boston Red Sox are 2-12-0 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 5-9 overall record this season. Starting pitcher John Means has a 1-1 record with an earned run average of 2.08 and a WHIP of 1.39 this season. He has 10 strikeouts over his 8.2 innings pitched and he's given up 9 hits. He's allowed 9.3 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 5.21. The bullpen has an earned run average of 7.65 and they have given up 82 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .314 against the bullpen and they've struck out 53 hitters and walked 31 batters. As a team, Baltimore allows 10.8 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.3 batters per nine innings. They are 29th in the league in team earned run average at 6.51. The Orioles pitchers collectively have given up 148 base hits and 89 earned runs. They have allowed 38 home runs this season, ranking them 1st in the league. Baltimore as a pitching staff has walked 54 batters and struck out 100. They have walked 4 men per 9 innings while striking out 7.3 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.64 and their FIP as a unit is 7.03.
As a team Baltimore is hitting .222, good for 22nd in the league. The Orioles hold a .371 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .288, which is good for 23rd in baseball. They rank 21st in MLB with 7.4 hits per game. Trey Mancini is hitting .333 with an on-base percentage of .383. He has 18 hits this season in 54 at bats with 12 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .722 and an OPS+ of 193. Jesus Sucre is hitting .206 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .250. He has totaled 7 hits and he has driven in 3 men in 34 at bats. His OPS+ is 35 while his slugging percentage is at .235. The Orioles have 104 hits, including 17 doubles and 15 home runs. Baltimore has walked 39 times so far this season and they have struck out 120 times as a unit. They have left 81 men on base and have a team OPS of .659. They score 4.43 runs per contest and have scored a total of 62 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Boston has a 5-9 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 6.00, David Price has a 0-1 record and a 1.25 WHIP. He has 13 strikeouts over the 12 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 12 hits. He's allowing 9 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 4.96. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.69 and they have given up 44 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .213 against the Red Sox bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 63 batters and walked 18 opposing hitters. As a team, Boston allows 9.6 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.1 batters per nine innings. They are 28th in the league in team earned run average at 6.14. The Red Sox pitchers as a team have surrendered 126 base knocks and 81 earned runs this season. They have given up 28 home runs this year, which ranks 2nd in Major League Baseball. Boston as a staff has walked 48 hitters and struck out 120 batters. They give up a walk 3.6 times per 9 innings while they strike out 9.1 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.47 while their FIP as a staff is 5.57.
As a team, they are batting .244, good for 17th in the league. The Red Sox hold a .397 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .315, which is good for 18th in baseball. They rank 17th in MLB with 8.4 hits per contest. J.D. Martinez comes into this matchup batting .321 with an OBP of .400. He has 17 hits this year along with 9 RBI in 53 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .547 with an OPS+ of 153. Mitch Moreland is hitting .295 this season and he has an OBP of .367. He has collected 13 hits in 44 at bats while driving in 12 runs. He has an OPS+ of 191 and a slugging percentage of .750. The Red Sox as a unit have 117 base hits, including 26 doubles and 15 homers. Boston has walked 48 times this year and they have struck out on 107 occasions. They have had 99 men left on base and have an OPS of .712. They have scored 4.57 runs per game and totaled 64 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Orioles/Red Sox MLB game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Orioles +260
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