Tampa Bay Rays at Baltimore Orioles MLB Picks & Predictions 7/12/2019
Friday, July 12, 2019
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Probable Pitchers: Yonny Chirinos vs. Dylan Bundy
Oriole Park is the site where Trey Mancini and the Baltimore Orioles (27-62, 5th in AL East) will take on the Tampa Bay Rays (52-39, 2nd in AL East) on Friday. The line on this game has the Rays priced at -200 and the Orioles are at +163. The O/U has been set at 9.5.
The Rays have been a great bet for wagerers, having gone 52-39-0 SU. The Orioles are covering 30.3% of the time, going 27-62-0 straight up. The Rays have been a great bet for wagerers as favorites, going 41-29-0 SU. Baltimore has gone 25-60-0 straight up as an underdog, so they are covering 29.4% of the time.
Valuable Tampa Bay Rays Betting Trends
The Rays have been a less than ideal Over bet for over/under wagerers, having gone 38-46-7.
The Rays are covering 60.5% of the time as a visitor, having gone 26-17-0 straight up.
Important Baltimore Orioles Betting Trends
Baltimore is covering 26.2% of the time at Oriole Park, going 11-31-0 SU.
The Orioles have been a dicey Under bet for over/under wagerers, having gone 44-39-6.
Key Tampa Bay Rays Injuries
7/10/2019 Christian Arroyo 3B Elbow Expected to be out until at least Jul 19
7/9/2019 Anthony Banda SP Elbow Expected to be out until at least Jul 26
7/8/2019 Jose Alvarado RP Oblique Expected to be out until at least Aug 1
7/4/2019 Brandon Lowe 2B Lower Leg Expected to be out until at least Jul 13
7/3/2019 Ji-Man Choi 1B Ankle Expected to be out until at least Jul 13
7/1/2019 Diego Castillo RP Shoulder Expected to be out until at least Jul 12
6/29/2019 Matt Duffy 3B Hamstring Expected to be out until at least Aug 5
6/25/2019 Tyler Glasnow SP Forearm Expected to be out until at least Aug 20
6/25/2019 Daniel Robertson 3B Knee Expected to be out until at least Aug 1
6/22/2019 Anthony Bemboom C Knee Expected to be out until at least Jul 16
4/2/2019 Jose Mujica SP Elbow Out for the season
Key Baltimore Orioles Injuries
7/8/2019 Mychal Givens RP Undisclosed Expected to be out until at least Jul 12
7/8/2019 DJ Stewart RF Ankle Expected to be out until at least Jul 12
7/2/2019 Nate Karns RP Forearm Expected to be out until at least Jul 16
7/1/2019 Josh Rogers RP Elbow Out for the season
6/26/2019 Mark Trumbo LF Knee Expected to be out until at least Jul 12
6/11/2019 Alex Cobb SP Hip Out for the season
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Rays have a 52-39 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Yonny Chirinos has a 7-4 record with an earned run average of 3.15 and a WHIP of 0.99 this season. He has 81 strikeouts over his 100 innings pitched and he's given up 77 hits. He's allowed 6.9 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 4.28. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.71 and they have given up 366 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .230 against the bullpen and they've struck out 420 hitters and walked 153 batters. As a team, Tampa Bay allows 7.4 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 3.32. The Rays pitchers collectively have given up 686 base hits and 306 earned runs. They have allowed 89 home runs this season, ranking them 30th in the league. Tampa Bay as a pitching staff has walked 267 batters and struck out 878. They have walked 2.9 men per 9 innings while striking out 9.5 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.15 and their FIP as a unit is 3.55.
As a team Tampa Bay is hitting .254, good for 12th in the league. The Rays hold a .423 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .326, which is good for 12th in baseball. They rank 11th in MLB with 8.8 hits per game. Austin Meadows is hitting .289 with an on-base percentage of .364. He has 79 hits this season in 273 at bats with 41 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .502 and an OPS+ of 128. Tommy Pham is hitting .281 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .379. He has totaled 91 hits and he has driven in 38 men in 324 at bats. His OPS+ is 123 while his slugging percentage is at .460. The Rays have 803 hits, including 161 doubles and 112 home runs. Tampa Bay has walked 296 times so far this season and they have struck out 860 times as a unit. They have left 656 men on base and have a team OPS of .749. They score 4.56 runs per contest and have scored a total of 415 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Baltimore has a 27-62 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 4.65, Dylan Bundy has a 4-10 record and a 1.30 WHIP. He has 96 strikeouts over the 91 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 86 hits. He's allowing 8.5 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 5.2. The bullpen has an earned run average of 6.21 and they have given up 377 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .272 against the Orioles bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 345 batters and walked 166 opposing hitters. As a team, Baltimore allows 9.5 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 5.59. The Orioles pitchers as a team have surrendered 831 base knocks and 487 earned runs this season. They have given up 170 home runs this year, which ranks 1st in Major League Baseball. Baltimore as a staff has walked 320 hitters and struck out 683 batters. They give up a walk 3.7 times per 9 innings while they strike out 7.8 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.47 while their FIP as a staff is 5.66.
As a team, they are batting .240, good for 25th in the league. The Orioles hold a .402 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .303, which is good for 26th in baseball. They rank 23rd in MLB with 8.2 hits per contest. Trey Mancini comes into this matchup batting .291 with an OBP of .351. He has 95 hits this year along with 40 RBI in 327 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .517 with an OPS+ of 129. Jonathan Villar is hitting .259 this season and he has an OBP of .326. He has collected 88 hits in 340 at bats while driving in 37 runs. He has an OPS+ of 99 and a slugging percentage of .421. The Orioles as a unit have 732 base hits, including 139 doubles and 108 homers. Baltimore has walked 243 times this year and they have struck out on 805 occasions. They have had 576 men left on base and have an OPS of .704. They have scored 4.21 runs per game and totaled 375 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Rays/Orioles MLB game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Rays -200
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