Tampa Bay Rays at Baltimore Orioles MLB Picks 8/25/2019
Sunday, August 25, 2019
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Probable Pitchers: Diego Castillo vs. Dylan Bundy
Trey Mancini and the Baltimore Orioles (41-88, 5th in AL East) play the Tampa Bay Rays (76-54, 2nd in AL East) at Oriole Park on Sunday, August 25, 2019. The Rays open this contest at -175 while the Orioles are coming in at +151. The O/U has been set at 10.
The Rays have been a great choice for MLB bettors, having gone 76-54-0 SU. Baltimore is covering 31.8% of the time, going 41-88-0 straight up.
Valuable Tampa Bay Rays Betting Trends
The Rays have been a less than ideal Over pick for over/under MLB wagerers, having gone 60-62-8.
The Rays cover 64.6% of the time as the visitor, having gone 42-23-0 straight up.
Important Baltimore Orioles Betting Trends
Baltimore is covering 30.3% of the time at Oriole Park, going 20-46-0 SU.
The Orioles have been an inconsistent Under pick for over/under MLB wagerers, having gone 63-56-10.
Key Tampa Bay Rays Injuries
8/23/2019 Tommy Pham LF Wrist Probable for Aug 24
8/23/2019 Brandon Lowe 2B Quadriceps Out for the season
8/22/2019 Joey Wendle 2B Wrist Expected to be out until at least Aug 29
8/16/2019 Avisail Garcia RF Oblique Expected to be out until at least Aug 24
8/14/2019 Yonny Chirinos SP Finger Expected to be out until at least Sep 5
8/14/2019 Tyler Glasnow SP Forearm Expected to be out until at least Sep 6
8/9/2019 Yandy Diaz 3B Foot Out for the season
7/29/2019 Blake Snell SP Elbow Expected to be out until at least Sep 10
4/2/2019 Jose Mujica SP Elbow Out for the season
Key Baltimore Orioles Injuries
8/23/2019 Shawn Armstrong RP Forearm Expected to be out until at least Sep 1
8/1/2019 Mark Trumbo LF Knee Expected to be out until at least Sep 1
7/1/2019 Josh Rogers RP Elbow Out for the season
6/11/2019 Alex Cobb SP Hip Out for the season
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Rays have a 76-54 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Diego Castillo has a 2-6 record with an earned run average of 3.44 and a WHIP of 1.31 this season. He has 58 strikeouts over his 49.2 innings pitched and he's given up 44 hits. He's allowed 8 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 3.96. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.63 and they have given up 517 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .227 against the bullpen and they've struck out 630 hitters and walked 210 batters. As a team, Tampa Bay allows 7.7 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.8 batters per nine innings. They are 2nd in the league in team earned run average at 3.5. The Rays pitchers collectively have given up 1,010 base hits and 460 earned runs. They have allowed 142 home runs this season, ranking them 30th in the league. Tampa Bay as a pitching staff has walked 364 batters and struck out 1,296. They have walked 2.8 men per 9 innings while striking out 9.8 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.16 and their FIP as a unit is 3.62.
As a team Tampa Bay is hitting .253, good for 14th in the league. The Rays hold a .429 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .326, which is good for 13th in baseball. They rank 11th in MLB with 8.8 hits per game. Austin Meadows is hitting .278 with an on-base percentage of .348. He has 114 hits this season in 410 at bats with 67 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .532 and an OPS+ of 129. Tommy Pham is hitting .267 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .371. He has totaled 120 hits and he has driven in 54 men in 450 at bats. His OPS+ is 118 while his slugging percentage is at .451. The Rays have 1,145 hits, including 236 doubles and 172 home runs. Tampa Bay has walked 445 times so far this season and they have struck out 1,195 times as a unit. They have left 931 men on base and have a team OPS of .755. They score 4.68 runs per contest and have scored a total of 609 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Baltimore has a 41-88 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 5.03, Dylan Bundy has a 5-13 record and a 1.32 WHIP. He has 129 strikeouts over the 127 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 125 hits. He's allowing 8.9 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 4.9. The bullpen has an earned run average of 6.26 and they have given up 573 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .275 against the Orioles bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 495 batters and walked 239 opposing hitters. As a team, Baltimore allows 9.8 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.8 batters per nine innings. They are 30th in the league in team earned run average at 5.9. The Orioles pitchers as a team have surrendered 1,242 base knocks and 748 earned runs this season. They have given up 261 home runs this year, which ranks 1st in Major League Baseball. Baltimore as a staff has walked 459 hitters and struck out 991 batters. They give up a walk 3.6 times per 9 innings while they strike out 7.8 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.49 while their FIP as a staff is 5.81.Related: Robert Ferringo teaches you 4 reasons you should be betting NFL Preseason on this exclusive YouTube Video - Here
As a team, they are batting .244, good for 24th in the league. The Orioles hold a .409 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .307, which is good for 25th in baseball. They rank 22nd in MLB with 8.3 hits per contest. Trey Mancini comes into this matchup batting .270 with an OBP of .341. He has 130 hits this year along with 74 RBI in 481 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .520 with an OPS+ of 125. Jonathan Villar is hitting .276 this season and he has an OBP of .348. He has collected 138 hits in 500 at bats while driving in 58 runs. He has an OPS+ of 112 and a slugging percentage of .456. The Orioles as a unit have 1,077 base hits, including 201 doubles and 163 homers. Baltimore has walked 361 times this year and they have struck out on 1,159 occasions. They have had 842 men left on base and have an OPS of .716. They have scored 4.33 runs per game and totaled 558 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Rays/Orioles MLB game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Rays (-175)
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