Boston Red Sox vs Baltimore Orioles Prediction, 4/10/2021 MLB Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Boston Red Sox vs Baltimore Orioles
Date: Saturday, April 10, 2021
Location: Oriole Park in Baltimore, MD
Odds/Point Spread: Boston (-147) Baltimore (+100)
Oriole Park is the venue where Bruce Zimmermann and the Baltimore Orioles (4-3, 1st in AL East) will play the Boston Red Sox (4-3, 2nd in AL East) on Saturday. The moneyline on this contest has the Red Sox coming in at -147 and the Orioles are at +100. The over/under is set at 10. The pitchers taking the mound will be Garrett Richards and Bruce Zimmermann.
As a unit, the Boston Red Sox are scoring 5.4 runs per game, which has them at 9th in the league. They have tallied 38 runs scored while having a team on-base percentage of .317. The Red Sox have recorded 21 doubles as a team and have knocked 6 balls out of the park. They have amassed 34 RBI's and 66 hits this year, and their batting average comes in at .267. Boston is slugging .425 and have been called out on strikes 61 times, while being walked on 16 occasions.
Red Sox pitchers have allowed 2 home runs and 30 total runs (14th in the league). Their pitching staff has walked 27 hitters and their FIP is 2.63 as a unit on the season. Their strikeout to walk ratio sits at 2.81 and the pitching staff holds a collective WHIP of 1.30. The Red Sox have compiled a team ERA of 3.55 on the year (12th in the league), and their staff has struck out 76 batters.
The Red Sox have sent 26 relievers to the mound this year. The relief pitchers have inherited 14 base runners so far this season with 50.0% of those runners earned a run for their team. They have earned 0 saves on the year and have blown 0 of their 0 save chances. The relief pitchers have tallied 2 holds this year (18th in MLB). Red Sox bullpen pitchers have entered the game with runners on base 9 times in addition to having 5 appearances in high leverage situations.
Richards (47-42 win-loss mark in his career) has earned a FIP of 3.68 while he has faced 3,392 batters during his time in the major leagues. He has given up 726 base hits (8.1 hits per 9 innings) and has had 293 free passes. His ERA is 3.68 (330 earned runs allowed) and he has a WHIP of 1.263. Richards has thrown 806 innings and is sitting with 704 K's in his MLB career.
The Orioles have a SLG% of .324 and they have an average of 3.86 runs per outing (17th in the league). They have hit 11 two-baggers, while getting a free base 16 times as well as putting up 27 runs. Baltimore has accounted for 5 HRs on the campaign to go along with 25 runs batted in. They have been called out on strikes on 91 instances (1st in the league) and have notched a total of 54 base hits. The Baltimore Orioles have an on-base percentage of .265 and a team batting average of .219 so far this year.
The Baltimore pitching staff have given up 29 runs this year while having an ERA of 4.00 (28 earned runs surrendered). They have yielded 7 homers and they give up 4.14 runs per 9 innings (13th in the league). The Orioles hold a team WHIP of 1.286 and have a FIP of 3.95 as a team on the campaign. Their K/BB ratio comes in at 2.61 (60 strikeouts against 23 bases on balls). They are currently ranked 9th in MLB as a pitching staff in total hits surrendered with 58.
Baltimore has had relievers step onto the hill in 5 save chances and they have tallied 3 saves. They are ranked 14th in the league holding a save percentage of 60.0%, and they have dispatched 23 relief pitchers to the hill on the campaign. Their relievers have taken the field 12 times in high leverage situations and also on 12 occasions with runners on. Baltimore bullpen pitchers have an inherited score percentage of 36.0% out of their 22 inherited base runners. Sitting with 8 save situations, the Orioles have earned 3 holds and 2 blown saves.
During his career, Zimmermann has allowed 10 hits while earning 12 strikeouts in 13 innings. He has allowed a total of 9 ER's while holding a WHIP of 1.000 and a FIP of 5.5. He has a K/BB ratio of 4.00 and he has faced 54 opposing hitters thus far in his career. Zimmermann (1-0 career win-loss record) has a 6.23 earned run average and has conceded 6.9 hits per 9 innings.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlay's Pundit's Pick: Take Baltimore (+100) and under 10 runs
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