Baltimore Orioles vs Tampa Bay Rays Prediction, 6/13/2021 MLB Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Baltimore Orioles vs Tampa Bay Rays
Date: Sunday, June 13, 2021
Location: Tropicana Field in St. Petersburg, FL
TV: Bally Sports Sun
Odds/Point Spread: Baltimore (+150) Tampa Bay (-200)
Josh Fleming and the Tampa Bay Rays (40-24, 1st in AL East) play the Baltimore Orioles (22-40, 5th in AL East) at Tropicana Field on Sunday. The Rays open this game at -200 while the Orioles are coming in at +150. The total has been set at 7.5. The expected starting pitchers are Bruce Zimmermann and Josh Fleming.
As a team, the Baltimore Orioles are knocking in 4.1 runs/g, which puts them at 21st in the league. They have a total of 253 runs while holding a team on-base percentage of .304. The Orioles have accumulated 111 two-baggers as a unit and have hit 68 baseballs out of the park. They have 243 runs batted in and 495 base knocks this year, and their batting average sits at .240. Baltimore has a slugging % of .401 and have been called out on strikes 529 times, while drawing a walk on 175 occasions.
The Orioles have an earned run average of 5.03 this season (30th in baseball), and the staff has struck out 540 batters. They have accumulated a K/BB ratio of 2.74 and the pitching staff holds a WHIP of 1.38. Orioles pitchers have relinquished 97 home runs and 314 runs (24th in the league). Their pitching staff has walked 197 opposing players and their FIP is 4.71 as a squad so far this season.
The Orioles have sent 212 relievers to the mound so far this year. The relievers have inherited 110 runners on the campaign with 39.1% of them crossed home plate. They have recorded 11 saves over the course of the season and have blown 11 of their 22 chances to get a save. The Orioles bullpen have a save percentage of 50.0% and has stepped onto the mound in 53 save situations. The bullpen have earned 30 holds this year (15th in the league). Orioles pitchers have entered the contest with runners on 74 times in addition to having 68 appearances in high leverage situations.
The Orioles have converted 68.6% of baseballs in play into outs out of 4,815 innings on the field, ranking them 23rd in MLB. The Baltimore Orioles have a tally of 1,605 putouts thus far, in addition to 500 assists and 27 errors. Their fielding percentage is currently at .987 which puts them in 4th in the majors, and they have turned 431 double plays.
Zimmermann has thrown 61 innings and has accounted for 57 strikeouts thus far in his career. Zimmermann (4-3 mark in his career) is the owner of a FIP of 5.40 while he has faced 268 hitters in the majors. His ERA is 5.16 (35 ER's allowed) and he has a WHIP of 1.426. He has surrendered 68 hits (10.0 hits per 9 innings) with 19 walks.
The Rays hold a slugging percentage of .393 and they have an average of 4.94 runs per game (5th in the league). They have recorded 111 doubles, while getting a free base 255 times as well as racking up 316 runs. Tampa Bay has recorded 77 home runs on the campaign and 301 runs batted in. They have struck out on 675 instances (1st in the league) and have notched a total of 501 base knocks. The Tampa Bay Rays have compiled an on-base percentage of .317 and a team batting average of .230 so far this season.
The Rays hold a team WHIP of 1.118 in addition to having a FIP of 3.69 as a unit for the year. Their K/BB ratio sits at 3.36 (608 strikeouts against 181 walks). They are sitting at 11th in the league as a staff in total hits conceded with 471. They have conceded 71 homers and they relinquish 3.69 runs per 9 innings (4th in the league). The Tampa Bay pitching staff have surrendered 239 runs for the year while holding a team ERA of 3.27 (212 earned runs conceded).
With 70 save situations, the Rays have accumulated 42 holds and 8 blown saves. Tampa Bay has had relievers enter the game in 28 save opportunities and they have come away with 20 saves. Their relief pitchers have come in 80 times in high leverage situations in addition to 50 occasions with base runners. Tampa Bay relief pitchers hold an inherited score percentage of 29.7% out of 64 inherited base runners. They are ranked 6th in the league holding a save percentage of 71.4%, and they have sent 198 relievers to the mound this season.
In 5,253 innings on the diamond, the Rays have accumulated a efficiency on defense of 71.9% (4th in the majors). The Tampa Bay Rays have turned 54 double plays and own a fielding percentage of .989 (2nd in professional baseball). The Rays have accrued 582 assists, 25 errors and have accumulated 1,751 putouts for the season.
Fleming (10-4 career record) has a 3.19 ERA while conceding 7.8 hits per nine innings. His K/BB ratio is 2.89 and he has gone up against 340 opposing hitters so far in his MLB career. He has allowed a total of 30 earned runs while holding a WHIP of 1.087 and being the owner of a FIP of 4.3. In his pro baseball career, Fleming has surrendered 73 base hits while he has tallied 55 punch outs in 84 frames.
Who will win tonight's MLB game ATS?
Josh Schonwald's Pick: Take Tampa Bay (-200)
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