Baltimore Orioles at Oakland Athletics MLB Picks & Predictions 6/17/2019
Monday, June 17, 2019
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Probable Pitchers: Andrew Cashner vs. Mike Fiers
Marcus Semien and the Oakland Athletics (36-35, 3rd in AL West) host the Baltimore Orioles (21-49, 5th in AL East) at Oakland Coliseum on Monday, June 17, 2019. The Athletics open this matchup at -197 while the Orioles are priced at +183. The total opens at 9.
The Orioles have been a bad play for baseball wagerers, having gone 21-49-0 SU. The Athletics cover 50.7% of the time, going 36-35-0 straight up. The Athletics have been an excellent play for baseball bettors as favorites, going 24-19-0 SU. Baltimore is covering 28.8% of the time as an underdog, having gone 19-47-0 straight up.
Valuable Baltimore Orioles Betting Trends
The Orioles have been a hot and cold Over choice for O/U MLB wagerers, having gone 33-33-4.
Baltimore is covering 35.3% of the time as a visitor, having gone 12-22-0 straight up.
Important Oakland Athletics Betting Trends
The Athletics cover 57.6% of the time at Oakland Coliseum, going 19-14-0 SU.
The Athletics have been a hot and cold Over choice for O/U MLB wagerers, having gone 35-36-0.
Key Baltimore Orioles Injuries
6/15/2019 Andrew Cashner SP Finger Expected to be out until at least Jun 17
6/15/2019 Dwight Smith LF Concussion Expected to be out until at least Jun 16
6/14/2019 Josh Lucas RP Shoulder Expected to be out until at least Jun 25
6/13/2019 DJ Stewart RF Ankle Expected to be out until at least Jun 20
6/13/2019 Mark Trumbo LF Knee Expected to be out until at least Jul 1
6/11/2019 Nate Karns RP Forearm Expected to be out until at least Jun 20
6/11/2019 Alex Cobb SP Hip Out for the season
Key Oakland Athletics Injuries
6/16/2019 Nick Hundley C Back Expected to be out until at least Jun 21
6/15/2019 Stephen Piscotty RF Illness Probable for Jun 16
6/10/2019 Jharel Cotton RP Elbow Expected to be out until at least Aug 1
6/7/2019 Chris Herrmann C Knee Expected to be out until at least Jun 20
6/7/2019 Marco Estrada SP Back Expected to be out until at least Jun 20
5/15/2019 Daniel Gossett RP Elbow Out for the season
2/19/2019 Sean Manaea SP Shoulder Expected to be out until at least Aug 1
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Orioles have a 21-49 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Andrew Cashner has a 6-2 record with an earned run average of 4.73 and a WHIP of 1.38 this season. He has 51 strikeouts over his 70.1 innings pitched and he's given up 71 hits. He's allowed 9.1 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 4.86. The bullpen has an earned run average of 6.05 and they have given up 292 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .266 against the bullpen and they've struck out 268 hitters and walked 132 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 5.71. The Orioles pitchers collectively have given up 656 base hits and 394 earned runs. They have allowed 139 home runs this season, ranking them 1st in the league. Baltimore as a pitching staff has walked 260 batters and struck out 540. They have walked 3.8 men per 9 innings while striking out 7.8 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.48 and their FIP as a unit is 5.75.
As a team Baltimore is hitting .239, good for 23rd in the league. The Orioles hold a .400 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .299, which is good for 26th in baseball. They rank 22nd in MLB with 8.2 hits per game. Jonathan Villar is hitting .249 with an on-base percentage of .308. He has 67 hits this season in 269 at bats with 27 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .398 and an OPS+ of 89. Trey Mancini is hitting .307 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .359. He has totaled 81 hits and he has driven in 34 men in 264 at bats. His OPS+ is 143 while his slugging percentage is at .561. The Orioles have 572 hits, including 109 doubles and 85 home runs. Baltimore has walked 180 times so far this season and they have struck out 630 times as a unit. They have left 457 men on base and have a team OPS of .699. They score 3.97 runs per contest and have scored a total of 278 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Oakland has a 36-35 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 4.63, Mike Fiers has a 6-3 record and a 1.14 WHIP. He has 56 strikeouts over the 81.2 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 69 hits. He's allowing 7.6 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 5.21. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.44 and they have given up 248 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .242 against the Athletics bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 260 batters and walked 114 opposing hitters. As a team, Oakland allows 8.3 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.8 batters per nine innings. They are 11th in the league in team earned run average at 4.31. The Athletics pitchers as a team have surrendered 600 base knocks and 312 earned runs this season. They have given up 85 home runs this year, which ranks 23rd in Major League Baseball. Oakland as a staff has walked 247 hitters and struck out 566 batters. They give up a walk 3.4 times per 9 innings while they strike out 7.8 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.30 while their FIP as a staff is 4.41.
As a team, they are batting .246, good for 19th in the league. The Athletics hold a .430 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .319, which is good for 19th in baseball. They rank 16th in MLB with 8.5 hits per contest. Marcus Semien comes into this matchup batting .279 with an OBP of .362. He has 81 hits this year along with 36 RBI in 290 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .441 with an OPS+ of 120. Matt Chapman is hitting .257 this season and he has an OBP of .345. He has collected 69 hits in 268 at bats while driving in 37 runs. He has an OPS+ of 130 and a slugging percentage of .507. The Athletics as a unit have 613 base hits, including 121 doubles and 107 homers. Oakland has walked 242 times this year and they have struck out on 562 occasions. They have had 483 men left on base and have an OPS of .749. They have scored 4.93 runs per game and totaled 355 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Orioles/Athletics MLB game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Orioles +183
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