Baltimore Orioles vs Philadelphia Phillies Prediction, 9/21/2021 MLB Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Baltimore Orioles vs Philadelphia Phillies
Date: Tuesday, September 21, 2021
Location: Citizens Bank Park in Philadelphia, PA
TV: NBC Sports Philadelphia
Odds/Point Spread: Baltimore (+165) Philadelphia (-217)
Adonis Medina and the Philadelphia Phillies (76-73, 2nd in NL East) play the Baltimore Orioles (47-102, 5th in AL East) at Citizens Bank Park on Tuesday. The odds on this matchup have the Orioles coming in at +165 and the Phillies are at -217. The O/U is set at 10. The pitchers taking the mound will be Chris Ellis and Adonis Medina.
As a team, the Baltimore Orioles are notching 4.2 runs per game, which has them at 26th in the league. They have earned a total of 618 runs scored and hold an OBP of .304. The Orioles have hit 248 doubles as a squad and have smacked 184 balls out of the park. They have accrued 592 runs batted in in addition to 1,199 hits for the season, and their batting average is sitting at .240. Baltimore has a slugging rate of .405 and have been called out on strikes 1,334 times, while taking a walk on 418 occasions.
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Orioles pitchers have relinquished 237 home runs and also 894 runs in total (30th in baseball). Their pitching staff has walked 532 players from the other team and their FIP sits at 5.16 as a squad so far this year. Their strikeout to walk ratio is 2.16 and the pitching staff holds a collective WHIP of 1.50. The Orioles have an ERA of 5.95 for the season (30th in baseball), and the staff has rung up 1,150 hitters.
Orioles bullpen pitchers have come into the game with opponents on base 193 times in addition to having 139 appearances in high leverage situations. The relievers have notched 54 holds on the season (30th in the league). The Orioles relievers have recorded a save percentage of 47.8% and has come into the game in 101 save situations. They have recorded 22 saves on the campaign and have blown 24 of their 46 chances to save the game. The relievers have inherited 308 base runners so far this season with 40.3% of them crossed the plate. The Orioles have dispatched 516 relievers to the hill this season.
The Baltimore Orioles have notched a total of 3,865 putouts on the campaign, in addition to 1,231 assists and 72 errors. Their fielding percentage is holding at .986 which is 7th in pro baseball, and have accumulated 1,009 double plays. The Orioles have transformed 68.1% of balls in play into outs out of 11,595 innings, which ranks them 28th in pro baseball.
Ellis (1-0 career record) holds a FIP of 4.81 and he has gone up against 116 opposing batters in the major leagues. He has surrendered 20 base knocks (6.6 hits per 9 innings) and has had 14 free passes. His ERA is 2.30 (7 ER's allowed) and he has a WHIP of 1.244. Ellis has taken the hill for 27 frames and has totaled 21 K's during his pro baseball career.
The Philadelphia Phillies have earned an on-base percentage of .320 as well as a batting average of .242 on the campaign. They have been rung up on 1,282 instances (19th in the league) and have notched a total of 1,195 base hits. Philadelphia has 183 long balls for the season as well as 656 RBIs. The Phillies hold a team slugging percentage of .411 and they average 4.62 runs per outing (11th in MLB). They have hit 245 two-baggers, while taking a walk 527 times as well as scoring 688 runs.
The Phillies are sitting with a team WHIP of 1.298 in addition to having a FIP of 4.20 as a staff for the season. They rank 16th in MLB as a pitching staff in total hits allowed with 1,232. The Philadelphia pitching staff have given up 698 runs for the year and come in with a team ERA of 4.47 (648 earned runs yielded). They currently have a K/BB ratio of 2.96 (1,366 strikeouts against 462 bases on balls). They have surrendered 192 HR's and they allow 4.81 runs per 9 innings (19th in MLB).
Philadelphia has had bullpen pitchers step onto the mound in 66 save opportunities and they have earned 34 saves. They are ranked 27th in MLB with a save rate of 51.5%, and they have dispatched 485 bullpen pitchers to the hill on the season. Their relievers have stepped onto the hill 154 times in high leverage situations in addition to 137 occasions with base runners. Philadelphia relievers hold an inherited score rate of 41.6% out of 214 inherited base runners. Sitting with 140 save situations, the Phillies have recorded 68 holds and also 32 blown saves.
The Philadelphia Phillies have turned 126 double plays and own a fielding percentage of .983 (21st in pro baseball). The Phillies have racked up 1,326 assists, 88 errors and have accumulated 3,917 putouts this year. In 11,751 innings on the diamond, the Phillies have accumulated a efficiency on defense of 68.5% (26th in professional baseball).
During his pro baseball career, Medina has allowed 5 hits and he has 4 punch outs in 6 innings pitched. He has allowed 2 earned runs while holding a WHIP of 1.500 and a FIP of 3.9. He has a strikeout to walk ratio of 1.00 and he has faced 26 hitters in his career. Medina (0-1 win-loss record in his career) holds a 3.00 ERA while surrendering 7.5 hits per nine innings.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlay's Pundit's Pick: Take Philadelphia (-217) and under 10 runs
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