Baltimore Orioles at Oakland Athletics MLB Picks & Predictions 6/19/2019
Wednesday, June 19, 2019
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Probable Pitchers: Josh Rogers vs. Chris Bassitt
Oakland Coliseum is the venue where Marcus Semien and the Oakland Athletics (37-36, 3rd in AL West) will take on the Baltimore Orioles (21-51, 5th in AL East) on Wednesday. The Orioles open this game at +237 while the Athletics are priced at -260. The O/U is set at 9.5.
The Orioles have been a bad play for MLB wagerers, having gone 21-51-0 SU. The Athletics are covering 50.7% of the time, going 37-36-0 straight up. The Athletics have been strong for MLB bettors as a favorite, going 25-20-0 SU. The Orioles are covering 27.9% of the time as the underdog, having gone 19-49-0 straight up.
Valuable Baltimore Orioles Betting Trends
The Orioles have been an inconsistent Over pick for O/U baseball bettors, having gone 34-34-4.
The Orioles are covering 34.3% of the time away from home, having gone 12-23-0 straight up.
Important Oakland Athletics Betting Trends
Oakland is covering 57.1% of the time at Oakland Coliseum, going 20-15-0 SU.
The Athletics have been an inconsistent Over pick for O/U baseball bettors, having gone 35-38-0.
Key Baltimore Orioles Injuries
6/16/2019 Dwight Smith LF Concussion Expected to be out until at least Jun 20
6/14/2019 Josh Lucas RP Shoulder Expected to be out until at least Jun 25
6/13/2019 Mark Trumbo LF Knee Expected to be out until at least Jul 1
6/13/2019 DJ Stewart RF Ankle Expected to be out until at least Jun 20
6/11/2019 Alex Cobb SP Hip Out for the season
6/11/2019 Nate Karns RP Forearm Expected to be out until at least Jun 20
Key Oakland Athletics Injuries
6/16/2019 Nick Hundley C Back Expected to be out until at least Jun 21
6/16/2019 Sean Manaea SP Shoulder Expected to be out until at least Jul 20
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 21-51 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Josh Rogers has a 0-0 record with an earned run average of 7.88 and a WHIP of 1.50 this season. He has 2 strikeouts over his 8 innings pitched and he's given up 9 hits. He's allowed 10.1 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 9.43. The bullpen has an earned run average of 6.02 and they have given up 300 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .266 against the bullpen and they've struck out 275 hitters and walked 137 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 5.62. The Orioles pitchers collectively have given up 675 base hits and 399 earned runs. They have allowed 141 home runs this season, ranking them 1st in the league. Baltimore as a pitching staff has walked 268 batters and struck out 551. 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 5.73.
As a team Baltimore is hitting .238, good for 24th in the league. The Orioles hold a .398 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .299, which is good for 26th in baseball. They rank 23rd in MLB with 8.2 hits per game. Jonathan Villar is hitting .245 with an on-base percentage of .306. He has 68 hits this season in 277 at bats with 27 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .390 and an OPS+ of 86. Trey Mancini is hitting .309 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .363. He has totaled 84 hits and he has driven in 35 men in 272 at bats. His OPS+ is 145 while his slugging percentage is at .566. The Orioles have 587 hits, including 110 doubles and 87 home runs. Baltimore has walked 187 times so far this season and they have struck out 645 times as a unit. They have left 472 men on base and have a team OPS of .697. They score 3.97 runs per contest and have scored a total of 286 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Oakland has a 37-36 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 3.68, Chris Bassitt has a 3-3 record and a 1.19 WHIP. He has 57 strikeouts over the 58.2 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 46 hits. He's allowing 7.1 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 4.44. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.37 and they have given up 253 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .242 against the Athletics bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 269 batters and walked 116 opposing hitters. As a team, Oakland allows 8.2 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 4.23. The Athletics pitchers as a team have surrendered 611 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 252 hitters and struck out 582 batters. They give up a walk 3.4 times per 9 innings while they strike out 7.8 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.29 while their FIP as a staff is 4.38.
As a team, they are batting .245, good for 18th in the league. The Athletics hold a .429 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .318, which is good for 19th in baseball. They rank 18th in MLB with 8.5 hits per contest. Marcus Semien comes into this matchup batting .280 with an OBP of .365. He has 83 hits this year along with 36 RBI in 296 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .443 with an OPS+ of 121. Matt Chapman is hitting .257 this season and he has an OBP of .343. He has collected 71 hits in 276 at bats while driving in 37 runs. He has an OPS+ of 128 and a slugging percentage of .504. The Athletics as a unit have 626 base hits, including 127 doubles and 109 homers. Oakland has walked 246 times this year and they have struck out on 577 occasions. They have had 495 men left on base and have an OPS of .747. They have scored 4.88 runs per game and totaled 361 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Orioles/Athletics MLB game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Orioles +237
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