Baltimore Orioles at Tampa Bay Rays MLB Picks & Predictions 4/16/2019
Tuesday, April 16, 2019
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Probable Pitchers: Dylan Bundy vs. Tyler Glasnow
The Baltimore Orioles visit Tropicana Field on Tuesday, April 16, 2019 to play the Tampa Bay Rays. The probable starters are Dylan Bundy for the Orioles and Tyler Glasnow for the Rays.
The opening line for this matchup has Baltimore at +212 and Tampa Bay at -230. The Orioles have a 11-5-0 over/under record and a 6-10-0 run line mark. The Rays are 12-4-0 against the run line and have a 5-10-1 over/under record.
Valuable Baltimore Orioles Betting Trends
The Baltimore Orioles are 11-5-0 against the over/under
The Baltimore Orioles are 6-10-0 against the run line
Important Tampa Bay Rays Betting Trends
The Tampa Bay Rays are 5-10-1 against the over/under
The Tampa Bay Rays are 12-4-0 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 Tampa Bay Rays Injuries
04/01/19 2B Joey Wendle Hamstring 10-day IL (03/31)
03/30/19 P Anthony Banda Elbow 10-day IL (03/28)
03/28/19 P Jose De Leon Elbow 10-day IL (03/28)
03/28/19 3B Matt Duffy Hamstring 10-day IL (03/25)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Orioles have a 6-10 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Dylan Bundy has a 0-1 record with an earned run average of 8.76 and a WHIP of 1.78 this season. He has 17 strikeouts over his 12.1 innings pitched and he's given up 15 hits. He's allowed 10.9 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 8.66. The bullpen has an earned run average of 7.53 and they have given up 88 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .306 against the bullpen and they've struck out 63 hitters and walked 33 batters. As a team, Baltimore allows 10.4 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.4 batters per nine innings. They are 30th in the league in team earned run average at 6.3. The Orioles pitchers collectively have given up 161 base hits and 98 earned runs. They have allowed 40 home runs this season, ranking them 1st in the league. Baltimore as a pitching staff has walked 60 batters and struck out 115. They have walked 3.9 men per 9 innings while striking out 7.4 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.58 and their FIP as a unit is 6.72.
As a team Baltimore is hitting .226, good for 22nd in the league. The Orioles hold a .365 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .296, which is good for 23rd in baseball. They rank 21st in MLB with 7.6 hits per game. Trey Mancini is hitting .339 with an on-base percentage of .400. He has 21 hits this season in 62 at bats with 12 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .710 and an OPS+ of 200. Jesus Sucre is hitting .184 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .225. He has totaled 7 hits and he has driven in 3 men in 38 at bats. His OPS+ is 23 while his slugging percentage is at .211. The Orioles have 122 hits, including 22 doubles and 15 home runs. Baltimore has walked 49 times so far this season and they have struck out 138 times as a unit. They have left 100 men on base and have a team OPS of .661. They score 4.44 runs per contest and have scored a total of 71 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Tampa Bay has a 12-4 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 0.53, Tyler Glasnow has a 3-0 record and a 0.82 WHIP. He has 21 strikeouts over the 17 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 11 hits. He's allowing 5.8 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 1.97. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.64 and they have given up 60 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .243 against the Rays bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 68 batters and walked 22 opposing hitters. As a team, Tampa Bay allows 6.6 hits per nine innings while striking out 10.6 batters per nine innings. They are 1st in the league in team earned run average at 2.44. The Rays pitchers as a team have surrendered 105 base knocks and 39 earned runs this season. They have given up 12 home runs this year, which ranks 27th in Major League Baseball. Tampa Bay as a staff has walked 40 hitters and struck out 169 batters. They give up a walk 2.5 times per 9 innings while they strike out 10.6 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.01 while their FIP as a staff is 2.80.
As a team, they are batting .265, good for 9th in the league. The Rays hold a .435 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .341, which is good for 9th in baseball. They rank 8th in MLB with 9.3 hits per contest. Tommy Pham comes into this matchup batting .276 with an OBP of .403. He has 16 hits this year along with 7 RBI in 58 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .379 with an OPS+ of 121. Ji-Man Choi is hitting .264 this season and he has an OBP of .322. He has collected 14 hits in 53 at bats while driving in 5 runs. He has an OPS+ of 86 and a slugging percentage of .340. The Rays as a unit have 149 base hits, including 30 doubles and 20 homers. Tampa Bay has walked 61 times this year and they have struck out on 159 occasions. They have had 135 men left on base and have an OPS of .776. They have scored 4.88 runs per game and totaled 78 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Orioles/Rays MLB game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Orioles +212
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