Oakland Athletics at Tampa Bay Rays MLB Picks 6/11/2019
Tuesday, June 11, 2019
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Probable Pitchers: Mike Fiers vs. Ryne Stanek
Austin Meadows and the Tampa Bay Rays (40-24, 2nd in AL East) host the Oakland Athletics (33-33, 3rd in AL West) at Tropicana Field on Tuesday, June 11, 2019. The Athletics open this game at +103 while the Rays are coming in at -113. The over/under is set at 9.5.
The Athletics have been a hot and cold choice for wagerers, having gone 33-33-0 SU. The Rays cover 62.5% of the time, going 40-24-0 straight up. The Rays have been great for MLB wagerers as a favorite, going 31-20-0 SU. The Athletics cover 40.0% of the time as an underdog, having gone 10-15-0 straight up.
Valuable Oakland Athletics Betting Trends
The Athletics have been an inconsistent Over play for O/U wagerers, having gone 33-33-0.
The Athletics cover 45.5% of the time as the road team, having gone 15-18-0 straight up.
Important Tampa Bay Rays Betting Trends
The Rays cover 54.8% of the time at Tropicana Field, going 17-14-0 SU.
The Rays have been a great Under play for O/U wagerers, having gone 27-33-4.
Key Oakland Athletics Injuries
6/8/2019 Nick Hundley C Back Expected to be out until at least Jun 19
6/7/2019 Chris Herrmann C Knee Expected to be out until at least Jun 20
6/7/2019 Marco Estrada SP Back Expected to be out until at least Jun 20
6/6/2019 Jharel Cotton RP Elbow Expected to be out until at least Jul 21
5/15/2019 Daniel Gossett RP Elbow Out for the season
2/19/2019 Sean Manaea SP Shoulder Expected to be out until at least Aug 1
Key Tampa Bay Rays Injuries
6/9/2019 Leon Jose De Leon SP Elbow Expected to be out until at least Jun 18
6/5/2019 Joey Wendle 2B Wrist Expected to be out until at least Jun 17
5/30/2019 Matt Duffy 3B Hamstring Expected to be out until at least Jul 15
5/26/2019 Tyler Glasnow SP Forearm Expected to be out until at least Jul 10
5/20/2019 Anthony Bemboom C Knee Expected to be out until at least Jun 14
4/23/2019 Anthony Banda SP Elbow Expected to be out until at least Aug 1
4/2/2019 Jose Mujica SP Elbow Out for the season
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Athletics have a 33-33 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Mike Fiers has a 5-3 record with an earned run average of 4.76 and a WHIP of 1.16 this season. He has 52 strikeouts over his 75.2 innings pitched and he's given up 66 hits. He's allowed 7.9 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 5.21. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.33 and they have given up 232 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .240 against the bullpen and they've struck out 242 hitters and walked 110 batters. As a team, Oakland allows 8.3 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.7 batters per nine innings. They are 13th in the league in team earned run average at 4.31. The Athletics pitchers collectively have given up 560 base hits and 291 earned runs. They have allowed 79 home runs this season, ranking them 21st in the league. Oakland as a pitching staff has walked 233 batters and struck out 522. They have walked 3.5 men per 9 innings while striking out 7.7 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.31 and their FIP as a unit is 4.41.
As a team Oakland is hitting .247, good for 18th in the league. The Athletics hold a .433 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .319, which is good for 19th in baseball. They rank 16th in MLB with 8.6 hits per game. Matt Chapman is hitting .260 with an on-base percentage of .344. He has 65 hits this season in 250 at bats with 36 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .516 and an OPS+ of 132. Marcus Semien is hitting .272 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .359. He has totaled 73 hits and he has driven in 34 men in 268 at bats. His OPS+ is 117 while his slugging percentage is at .433. The Athletics have 573 hits, including 113 doubles and 102 home runs. Oakland has walked 225 times so far this season and they have struck out 526 times as a unit. They have left 449 men on base and have a team OPS of .752. They score 4.93 runs per contest and have scored a total of 330 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Tampa Bay has a 40-24 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 2.78, Ryne Stanek has a 0-1 record and a 1.12 WHIP. He has 38 strikeouts over the 35.2 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 27 hits. He's allowing 6.8 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 3.2. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.39 and they have given up 247 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .228 against the Rays bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 283 batters and walked 109 opposing hitters. As a team, Tampa Bay allows 7.2 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.5 batters per nine innings. They are 1st in the league in team earned run average at 2.93. The Rays pitchers as a team have surrendered 463 base knocks and 189 earned runs this season. They have given up 52 home runs this year, which ranks 30th in Major League Baseball. Tampa Bay as a staff has walked 186 hitters and struck out 616 batters. They give up a walk 2.9 times per 9 innings while they strike out 9.5 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.12 while their FIP as a staff is 3.25.
As a team, they are batting .262, good for 4th in the league. The Rays hold a .442 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .338, which is good for 5th in baseball. They rank 3rd in MLB with 9.1 hits per contest. Austin Meadows comes into this matchup batting .346 with an OBP of .420. He has 63 hits this year along with 38 RBI in 182 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .626 with an OPS+ of 177. Brandon Lowe is hitting .288 this season and he has an OBP of .342. He has collected 62 hits in 215 at bats while driving in 41 runs. He has an OPS+ of 134 and a slugging percentage of .544. The Rays as a unit have 584 base hits, including 116 doubles and 85 homers. Tampa Bay has walked 225 times this year and they have struck out on 609 occasions. They have had 478 men left on base and have an OPS of .779. They have scored 4.75 runs per game and totaled 304 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Athletics/Rays MLB game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Athletics +103
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