Oakland Athletics at Baltimore Orioles Expert MLB Picks Against the Spread 4/10/2019
Wednesday, April 10, 2019
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Probable Pitchers: Frankie Montas vs. Alex Cobb
The Oakland Athletics visit Oriole Park on Wednesday, April 10, 2019 to play the Baltimore Orioles. The probable starters are Frankie Montas for the Athletics and Alex Cobb for the Orioles.
The opening line for this matchup has Oakland at -140 and Baltimore at +130. The Athletics have a 5-9-0 over/under record and a 7-7-0 run line mark. The Orioles are 5-5-0 against the run line and have a 7-3-0 over/under record.
Valuable Oakland Athletics Betting Trends
The Oakland Athletics are 5-9-0 against the over/under
The Oakland Athletics are 7-7-0 against the run line
Important Baltimore Orioles Betting Trends
The Baltimore Orioles are 7-3-0 against the over/under
The Baltimore Orioles are 5-5-0 against the run line
Key Oakland Athletics Injuries
03/27/19 P Chris Bassitt Leg 10-day IL (03/27)
03/25/19 C Chris Herrmann Knee 60-day IL (03/17)
03/25/19 P Jharel Cotton Arm 60-day IL (03/17)
03/25/19 1B Matt Olson Hand 10-day IL (03/27)
03/25/19 LF Nick Martini Knee 10-day IL (03/17)
03/25/19 P Sean Manaea Shoulder 60-day IL (03/25)
Key Baltimore Orioles Injuries
03/28/19 C Austin Wynns Oblique 10-day IL (03/25)
03/28/19 DH Mark Trumbo Groin 60-day IL (03/25)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Athletics have a 6-8 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Frankie Montas has a 1-1 record with an earned run average of 2.45 and a WHIP of 1.18 this season. He has 11 strikeouts over his 11 innings pitched and he's given up 10 hits. He's allowed 8.2 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 4.46. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.39 and they have given up 50 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .239 against the bullpen and they've struck out 54 hitters and walked 24 batters. As a team, Oakland allows 8.4 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.2 batters per nine innings. They are 18th in the league in team earned run average at 4.3. The Athletics pitchers collectively have given up 117 base hits and 60 earned runs. They have allowed 15 home runs this season, ranking them 9th in the league. Oakland as a pitching staff has walked 49 batters and struck out 100. They have walked 3.5 men per 9 innings while striking out 7.2 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.32 and their FIP as a unit is 4.30.
As a team Oakland is hitting .237, good for 19th in the league. The Athletics hold a .403 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .308, which is good for 18th in baseball. They rank 17th in MLB with 8.0 hits per game. Marcus Semien is hitting .314 with an on-base percentage of .397. He has 16 hits this season in 51 at bats with 3 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .431 and an OPS+ of 138. Khris Davis is hitting .224 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .296. He has totaled 11 hits and he has driven in 10 men in 49 at bats. His OPS+ is 131 while his slugging percentage is at .531. The Athletics have 112 hits, including 16 doubles and 20 home runs. Oakland has walked 44 times so far this season and they have struck out 89 times as a unit. They have left 98 men on base and have a team OPS of .711. They score 3.93 runs per contest and have scored a total of 55 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Baltimore has a 5-5 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 3.18, Alex Cobb has a 0-0 record and a 1.06 WHIP. He has 4 strikeouts over the 5.2 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 5 hits. He's allowing 7.9 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 6.71. The bullpen has an earned run average of 7.31 and they have given up 58 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .317 against the Orioles bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 36 batters and walked 25 opposing hitters. As a team, Baltimore allows 10.1 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.3 batters per nine innings. They are 24th in the league in team earned run average at 5.83. The Orioles pitchers as a team have surrendered 99 base knocks and 57 earned runs this season. They have given up 25 home runs this year, which ranks 1st in Major League Baseball. Baltimore as a staff has walked 47 hitters and struck out 71 batters. They give up a walk 4.8 times per 9 innings while they strike out 7.3 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.66 while their FIP as a staff is 6.86.
As a team, they are batting .249, good for 13th in the league. The Orioles hold a .398 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .312, which is good for 17th in baseball. They rank 10th in MLB with 8.5 hits per contest. Jesus Sucre comes into this matchup batting .259 with an OBP of .310. He has 7 hits this year along with 3 RBI in 27 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .296 with an OPS+ of 72. Trey Mancini is hitting .385 this season and he has an OBP of .432. He has collected 15 hits in 39 at bats while driving in 11 runs. He has an OPS+ of 241 and a slugging percentage of .821. The Orioles as a unit have 85 base hits, including 13 doubles and 10 homers. Baltimore has walked 28 times this year and they have struck out on 91 occasions. They have had 64 men left on base and have an OPS of .710. They have scored 4.8 runs per game and totaled 48 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Athletics/Orioles MLB game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Athletics -140
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