Baltimore Orioles at Oakland Athletics MLB Picks & Predictions 6/18/2019
Tuesday, June 18, 2019
Get todays MLB odds and lines on this game.
Probable Pitchers: Gabriel Ynoa vs. Brett Anderson
Trey Mancini and the Baltimore Orioles (21-50, 5th in AL East) head to Oakland Coliseum on Tuesday where they'll meet the Oakland Athletics (36-36, 3rd in AL West). The Orioles open this matchup at +199 while the Athletics are coming in at -215. The over/under has been set at 9.
The Orioles have been great for oddsmakers, having gone 21-50-0 SU. The Athletics are covering 50.0% of the time, going 36-36-0 straight up. The Athletics have been a good choice for MLB bettors as the favorite, going 24-20-0 SU. Baltimore is covering 28.4% of the time as an underdog, having gone 19-48-0 straight up.
Valuable Baltimore Orioles Betting Trends
The Orioles have been a solid Over pick for O/U bettors, having gone 34-33-4.
Baltimore is covering 35.3% of the time as the away team, having gone 12-22-0 straight up.
Important Oakland Athletics Betting Trends
The Athletics are covering 55.9% of the time at Oakland Coliseum, going 19-15-0 SU.
The Athletics have been a hot and cold Over pick for O/U bettors, having gone 35-37-0.
Key Baltimore Orioles Injuries
6/16/2019 Dwight Smith LF Concussion Expected to be out until at least Jun 20
6/15/2019 Andrew Cashner SP Finger Probable for Jun 17
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 Sean Manaea SP Shoulder Expected to be out until at least Jul 20
6/16/2019 Nick Hundley C Back Expected to be out until at least Jun 21
6/16/2019 Stephen Piscotty RF Ear Probable for Jun 17
6/10/2019 Jharel Cotton RP Elbow Expected to be out until at least Aug 1
6/7/2019 Marco Estrada SP Back Expected to be out until at least Jun 20
6/7/2019 Chris Herrmann C Knee Expected to be out until at least Jun 20
5/15/2019 Daniel Gossett RP Elbow Out for the season
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Orioles have a 21-50 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Gabriel Ynoa has a 0-3 record with an earned run average of 5.02 and a WHIP of 1.43 this season. He has 29 strikeouts over his 37.2 innings pitched and he's given up 42 hits. He's allowed 10 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 5.36. The bullpen has an earned run average of 6.07 and they have given up 299 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .266 against the bullpen and they've struck out 272 hitters and walked 135 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 5.68. The Orioles pitchers collectively have given up 670 base hits and 398 earned runs. They have allowed 141 home runs this season, ranking them 1st in the league. Baltimore as a pitching staff has walked 265 batters and struck out 546. 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 5.77.
As a team Baltimore is hitting .240, good for 23rd in the league. The Orioles hold a .402 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .300, which is good for 26th in baseball. They rank 21st in MLB with 8.2 hits per game. Trey Mancini is hitting .310 with an on-base percentage of .365. He has 83 hits this season in 268 at bats with 35 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .571 and an OPS+ of 147. Jonathan Villar is hitting .249 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .310. He has totaled 68 hits and he has driven in 27 men in 273 at bats. His OPS+ is 89 while his slugging percentage is at .396. The Orioles have 584 hits, including 110 doubles and 87 home runs. Baltimore has walked 185 times so far this season and they have struck out 639 times as a unit. They have left 469 men on base and have a team OPS of .702. They score 4 runs per contest and have scored a total of 284 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Oakland has a 36-36 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 3.89, Brett Anderson has a 6-4 record and a 1.37 WHIP. He has 43 strikeouts over the 78.2 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 80 hits. He's allowing 9.2 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 4.47. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.41 and they have given up 253 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .244 against the Athletics bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 267 batters and walked 116 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 4.29. The Athletics pitchers as a team have surrendered 608 base knocks and 315 earned runs this season. They have given up 86 home runs this year, which ranks 23rd in Major League Baseball. Oakland as a staff has walked 250 hitters and struck out 576 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 18th in the league. The Athletics hold a .431 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .319, which is good for 19th in baseball. They rank 17th in MLB with 8.5 hits per contest. Matt Chapman comes into this matchup batting .257 with an OBP of .344. He has 70 hits this year along with 37 RBI in 272 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .507 with an OPS+ of 129. Marcus Semien is hitting .279 this season and he has an OBP of .360. He has collected 82 hits in 294 at bats while driving in 36 runs. He has an OPS+ of 118 and a slugging percentage of .439. The Athletics as a unit have 621 base hits, including 124 doubles and 109 homers. Oakland has walked 243 times this year and they have struck out on 572 occasions. They have had 489 men left on base and have an OPS of .749. They have scored 4.9 runs per game and totaled 358 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Orioles/Athletics MLB game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Orioles +199
Get $60 worth of FREE premium member picks. No Obligation. No Salesman. No Credit Card. Fast Sign up with Instant Access Click Here
Read more articles by Tony Sink
Get all of Today's MLB Picks
Get all of Today's Guaranteed Expert MLB Picks