Oakland Athletics at Baltimore Orioles MLB Picks 4/11/2019
Thursday, April 11, 2019
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Probable Pitchers: Aaron Brooks vs. Dylan Bundy
The Oakland Athletics visit Oriole Park on Thursday, April 11, 2019 to play the Baltimore Orioles. The probable starters are Aaron Brooks for the Athletics and Dylan Bundy for the Orioles.
The opening line for this matchup has Oakland at -135 and Baltimore at +125. The Athletics have a 6-9-0 over/under record and a 8-7-0 run line mark. The Orioles are 5-6-0 against the run line and have a 8-3-0 over/under record.
Valuable Oakland Athletics Betting Trends
The Oakland Athletics are 6-9-0 against the over/under
The Oakland Athletics are 8-7-0 against the run line
Important Baltimore Orioles Betting Trends
The Baltimore Orioles are 8-3-0 against the over/under
The Baltimore Orioles are 5-6-0 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
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)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Athletics have a 7-8 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Aaron Brooks has a 1-1 record with an earned run average of 4.09 and a WHIP of 1.18 this season. He has 8 strikeouts over his 11 innings pitched and he's given up 11 hits. He's allowed 9 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 4.53. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.21 and they have given up 50 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .231 against the bullpen and they've struck out 56 hitters and walked 24 batters. As a team, Oakland allows 8.3 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.1 batters per nine innings. They are 16th in the league in team earned run average at 4.14. The Athletics pitchers collectively have given up 124 base hits and 62 earned runs. They have allowed 15 home runs this season, ranking them 13th in the league. Oakland as a pitching staff has walked 50 batters and struck out 106. They have walked 3.3 men per 9 innings while striking out 7.1 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.29 and their FIP as a unit is 4.22.
As a team Oakland is hitting .246, good for 16th in the league. The Athletics hold a .414 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .316, which is good for 17th in baseball. They rank 15th in MLB with 8.4 hits per game. Khris Davis is hitting .222 with an on-base percentage of .288. He has 12 hits this season in 54 at bats with 10 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .500 and an OPS+ of 117. Marcus Semien is hitting .309 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .381. He has totaled 17 hits and he has driven in 7 men in 55 at bats. His OPS+ is 140 while his slugging percentage is at .473. The Athletics have 126 hits, including 18 doubles and 22 home runs. Oakland has walked 47 times so far this season and they have struck out 98 times as a unit. They have left 103 men on base and have a team OPS of .730. They score 4.53 runs per contest and have scored a total of 68 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Baltimore has a 5-6 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 7.36, Dylan Bundy has a 0-0 record and a 2.05 WHIP. He has 9 strikeouts over the 7.1 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 8 hits. He's allowing 9.8 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 7.03. The bullpen has an earned run average of 7.87 and they have given up 68 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .322 against the Orioles bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 44 batters and walked 27 opposing hitters. As a team, Baltimore allows 10.5 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.4 batters per nine innings. They are 26th in the league in team earned run average at 6.12. The Orioles pitchers as a team have surrendered 113 base knocks and 66 earned runs this season. They have given up 27 home runs this year, which ranks 1st in Major League Baseball. Baltimore as a staff has walked 50 hitters and struck out 80 batters. They give up a walk 4.6 times per 9 innings while they strike out 7.4 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.68 while their FIP as a staff is 6.78.
As a team, they are batting .246, good for 14th in the league. The Orioles hold a .385 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .307, which is good for 20th in baseball. They rank 16th in MLB with 8.4 hits per contest. Trey Mancini comes into this matchup batting .372 with an OBP of .417. He has 16 hits this year along with 11 RBI in 43 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .767 with an OPS+ of 225. Jesus Sucre is hitting .259 this season and he has an OBP of .310. He has collected 7 hits in 27 at bats while driving in 3 runs. He has an OPS+ of 73 and a slugging percentage of .296. The Orioles as a unit have 92 base hits, including 14 doubles and 10 homers. Baltimore has walked 29 times this year and they have struck out on 97 occasions. They have had 68 men left on base and have an OPS of .692. They have scored 4.55 runs per game and totaled 50 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Athletics/Orioles MLB game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Athletics -135
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