Oakland Athletics at Baltimore Orioles MLB Game Picks 4/9/2019
Tuesday, April 9, 2019
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Probable Pitchers: Brett Anderson vs. John Means
The Oakland Athletics visit Oriole Park on Tuesday, April 9, 2019 to play the Baltimore Orioles. The probable starters are Brett Anderson for the Athletics and John Means for the Orioles.
The opening line for this matchup has Oakland at -144 and Baltimore at +134. The Athletics have a 4-9-0 over/under record and a 7-6-0 run line mark. The Orioles are 4-5-0 against the run line and have a 6-3-0 over/under record.
Valuable Oakland Athletics Betting Trends
The Oakland Athletics are 4-9-0 against the over/under
The Oakland Athletics are 7-6-0 against the run line
Important Baltimore Orioles Betting Trends
The Baltimore Orioles are 6-3-0 against the over/under
The Baltimore Orioles are 4-5-0 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 6-7 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Brett Anderson has a 2-0 record with an earned run average of 2.38 and a WHIP of 1.50 this season. He has 7 strikeouts over his 11.1 innings pitched and he's given up 11 hits. He's allowed 8.7 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 4.49. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.68 and they have given up 44 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .230 against the bullpen and they've struck out 52 hitters and walked 22 batters. As a team, Oakland allows 7.8 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.3 batters per nine innings. They are 11th in the league in team earned run average at 3.59. The Athletics pitchers collectively have given up 102 base hits and 47 earned runs. They have allowed 13 home runs this season, ranking them 10th in the league. Oakland as a pitching staff has walked 46 batters and struck out 95. They have walked 3.5 men per 9 innings while striking out 7.3 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.26 and their FIP as a unit is 4.16.
As a team Oakland is hitting .232, good for 19th in the league. The Athletics hold a .398 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .306, which is good for 19th in baseball. They rank 19th in MLB with 7.8 hits per game. Khris Davis is hitting .222 with an on-base percentage of .300. He has 10 hits this season in 45 at bats with 10 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .556 and an OPS+ of 140. Marcus Semien is hitting .298 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .389. He has totaled 14 hits and he has driven in 3 men in 47 at bats. His OPS+ is 135 while his slugging percentage is at .426. The Athletics have 101 hits, including 16 doubles and 18 home runs. Oakland has walked 42 times so far this season and they have struck out 85 times as a unit. They have left 90 men on base and have a team OPS of .704. They score 3.92 runs per contest and have scored a total of 51 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Baltimore has a 4-5 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 1.59, John Means has a 1-0 record and a 1.24 WHIP. He has 9 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 3.69. The bullpen has an earned run average of 7.97 and they have given up 56 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .329 against the Orioles bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 33 batters and walked 24 opposing hitters. As a team, Baltimore allows 10 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.6 batters per nine innings. They are 26th in the league in team earned run average at 6.15. The Orioles pitchers as a team have surrendered 88 base knocks and 54 earned runs this season. They have given up 23 home runs this year, which ranks 1st in Major League Baseball. Baltimore as a staff has walked 45 hitters and struck out 67 batters. They give up a walk 5.1 times per 9 innings while they strike out 7.6 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.68 while their FIP as a staff is 6.97.
As a team, they are batting .230, good for 21st in the league. The Orioles hold a .354 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .297, which is good for 20th in baseball. They rank 18th in MLB with 7.8 hits per contest. Trey Mancini comes into this matchup batting .333 with an OBP of .359. He has 12 hits this year along with 9 RBI in 36 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .722 with an OPS+ of 198. Jesus Sucre is hitting .217 this season and he has an OBP of .280. He has collected 5 hits in 23 at bats while driving in 3 runs. He has an OPS+ of 56 and a slugging percentage of .261. The Orioles as a unit have 70 base hits, including 12 doubles and 8 homers. Baltimore has walked 25 times this year and they have struck out on 86 occasions. They have had 58 men left on base and have an OPS of .651. They have scored 4 runs per game and totaled 36 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Athletics/Orioles MLB game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Orioles +134
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