Tampa Bay Rays at Baltimore Orioles MLB Picks & Predictions 7/14/2019
Sunday, July 14, 2019
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Probable Pitchers: Ryne Stanek vs. Andrew Cashner
Trey Mancini and the Baltimore Orioles (27-63, 5th in AL East) play the Tampa Bay Rays (53-39, 2nd in AL East) at Oriole Park on Sunday, July 14, 2019. The moneyline on this contest has the Rays coming in at -133 and the Orioles are at +123. The total is set at 10.
The Rays have been a very good option for MLB wagerers, having gone 53-39-0 SU. Baltimore is covering 30.0% of the time, going 27-63-0 straight up. The Rays have been a very good option for MLB wagerers as the favorite, going 42-29-0 SU. Baltimore has went 25-61-0 straight up as the underdog, so they are covering 29.1% of the time.
Valuable Tampa Bay Rays Betting Trends
The Rays have been a pretty good Under option for O/U MLB wagerers, having gone 39-46-7.
The Rays are covering 61.4% of the time as the road team, having gone 27-17-0 straight up.
Important Baltimore Orioles Betting Trends
Baltimore is covering 25.6% of the time at Oriole Park, going 11-32-0 SU.
The Orioles have been a decent Over option for O/U MLB wagerers, having gone 45-39-6.
Key Tampa Bay Rays Injuries
7/12/2019 Austin Meadows DH Illness Probable for Jul 13
7/11/2019 Jose Alvarado RP Oblique Expected to be out until at least Aug 1
7/11/2019 Brandon Lowe 2B Lower Leg Expected to be out until at least Jul 15
7/11/2019 Anthony Banda SP Elbow Expected to be out until at least Aug 1
7/11/2019 Chaz Roe RP Elbow Expected to be out until at least Aug 1
7/10/2019 Christian Arroyo 3B Elbow Expected to be out until at least Jul 19
7/3/2019 Ji-Man Choi 1B Ankle Expected to be out until at least Jul 13
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
7/13/2019 Mychal Givens RP Undisclosed Probable for Jul 13
7/12/2019 Nate Karns RP Forearm Expected to be out until at least Jul 17
7/12/2019 Dylan Bundy SP Knee Expected to be out until at least Jul 17
7/12/2019 DJ Stewart RF Ankle Expected to be out until at least Jul 13
7/12/2019 Mark Trumbo LF Knee Expected to be out until at least Aug 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 53-39 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Ryne Stanek has a 0-2 record with an earned run average of 3.26 and a WHIP of 1.17 this season. He has 54 strikeouts over his 49.2 innings pitched and he's given up 39 hits. He's allowed 7.1 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 3.48. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.74 and they have given up 367 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .230 against the bullpen and they've struck out 422 hitters and walked 155 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 3.33. The Rays pitchers collectively have given up 691 base hits and 310 earned runs. They have allowed 90 home runs this season, ranking them 30th in the league. Tampa Bay as a pitching staff has walked 269 batters and struck out 888. 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 .256, good for 12th in the league. The Rays hold a .426 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .327, which is good for 11th in baseball. They rank 10th in MLB with 8.9 hits per game. Austin Meadows is hitting .291 with an on-base percentage of .365. He has 80 hits this season in 275 at bats with 42 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .505 and an OPS+ of 130. Tommy Pham is hitting .283 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .381. He has totaled 93 hits and he has driven in 40 men in 329 at bats. His OPS+ is 126 while his slugging percentage is at .468. The Rays have 822 hits, including 167 doubles and 114 home runs. Tampa Bay has walked 297 times so far this season and they have struck out 864 times as a unit. They have left 662 men on base and have a team OPS of .753. They score 4.68 runs per contest and have scored a total of 431 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Baltimore has a 27-63 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 3.83, Andrew Cashner has a 9-3 record and a 1.19 WHIP. He has 66 strikeouts over the 96.1 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 86 hits. He's allowing 8 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 4.25. The bullpen has an earned run average of 6.25 and they have given up 389 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .273 against the Orioles bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 348 batters and walked 167 opposing hitters. As a team, Baltimore allows 9.7 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 5.69. The Orioles pitchers as a team have surrendered 851 base knocks and 501 earned runs this season. They have given up 172 home runs this year, which ranks 1st in Major League Baseball. Baltimore as a staff has walked 321 hitters and struck out 687 batters. They give up a walk 3.6 times per 9 innings while they strike out 7.8 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.48 while their FIP as a staff is 5.66.
As a team, they are batting .240, good for 26th in the league. The Orioles hold a .401 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .302, 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 .288 with an OBP of .348. He has 95 hits this year along with 40 RBI in 330 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .512 with an OPS+ of 127. Jonathan Villar is hitting .259 this season and he has an OBP of .326. He has collected 89 hits in 343 at bats while driving in 38 runs. He has an OPS+ of 99 and a slugging percentage of .420. The Orioles as a unit have 737 base hits, including 140 doubles and 109 homers. Baltimore has walked 245 times this year and they have struck out on 815 occasions. They have had 580 men left on base and have an OPS of .703. They have scored 4.21 runs per game and totaled 379 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Rays/Orioles MLB game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Rays -133
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