Boston Red Sox vs Baltimore Orioles Prediction, 5/10/2021 MLB Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Boston Red Sox vs Baltimore Orioles
Date: Monday, May 10, 2021
Location: Oriole Park in Baltimore, MD
Martin Perez and the Boston Red Sox (19-13, 1st in AL East) head to Oriole Park on Monday where they'll take on the Baltimore Orioles (15-16, 5th in AL East).
As a team, the Boston Red Sox are scoring 5.2 runs per game, which has them at 2nd in MLB. They have notched a total of 166 runs and have an OBP of .332. The Red Sox have hit 72 two-baggers as a unit and have smacked 38 balls out of the park. They have tallied 150 runs batted in in addition to 290 hits so far this year, and their batting average sits at .267. Boston has a slugging % of .444 and have struck out 265 times, while drawing a walk on 92 occasions.
The Red Sox hold a team ERA of 3.99 on the year (16th in MLB), and the staff has rung up 311 batters. Their strikeout to walk ratio is 2.85 and the pitching staff has earned a collective WHIP of 1.31. Red Sox pitchers have given up 22 home runs and also 140 runs in total (18th in baseball). Their pitching staff has walked 109 players from the other team and their FIP comes in at 3.22 as a team on the year.
The Red Sox relief pitchers have compiled a save rate of 64.3% and has stepped onto the mound in 33 save situations. The relievers have inherited 42 runners so far this season with 38.1% of those players crossed the plate. Red Sox bullpen pitchers have gone to the mound with runners on 29 times as well as having 45 appearances in high leverage situations. The Red Sox have dispatched 109 relief pitchers to the hill this year. The relievers have notched 19 holds for the year (7th in the league). They have 9 saves on the campaign and have not converted 5 of their 14 chances to save the game.
The Boston Red Sox have a tally of 847 putouts this season, as well as 286 assists and 25 errors. Their fielding percentage sits at .978 which has them ranked 26th in pro baseball, and they have turned 221 double plays. The Red Sox have converted 66.0% of balls hit into play into outs out of their 2,541 innings, which has them sitting at 29th in pro baseball.
Perez has taken the ball for 1,017 innings and has accumulated 671 K's thus far in his career. His earned run average is 4.70 (531 ER's allowed) and he has a career WHIP of 1.476. He has conceded 1,126 hits (10.0 hits per nine innings) and has had 376 free passes. Perez (56-63 win-loss mark in his career) has a FIP of 4.47 while he has gone up against 4,445 opposing batters in the majors.
The Baltimore Orioles hold a team OBP of .287 as well as a team batting average of .228 this season. They have been rung up on 284 occasions (12th in MLB) and have recorded 236 hits. Baltimore has 32 home runs for the season to go along with 113 RBIs. The Orioles have a slugging percentage of .373 and they are earning 3.87 runs per game (25th in baseball). They have 50 two-baggers, while walking 82 times as well as putting up 120 runs.
The Orioles have a team WHIP of 1.239 and are the owners of a FIP of 4.44 as a staff over the course of the season. They have a ranking of 17th in MLB as a staff in total hits given up with 236. The Baltimore pitching staff have surrendered 126 runs so far this season while having an ERA of 3.98 (120 earned runs relinquished). Their strikeout to walk ratio is 2.59 (259 strikeouts vs 100 bases on balls). They have given up 42 dingers and they give up 4.18 runs per 9 innings (12th in the league).
Baltimore relief pitchers have an inherited score percentage of 34.3% out of 67 inherited base runners. Their relievers have stepped onto the mound 44 times in high leverage situations in addition to 45 occasions with runners on base. Sitting with 32 save situations, the Orioles have accrued 17 holds and 6 blown saves. They are ranked 21st in the league holding a save rate of 57.1%, and they have dispatched 106 relief pitchers to the mound for the season. Baltimore has called on bullpen pitchers to enter the game in 14 save chances and they have earned 8 saves.
Out of their 2,445 innings on the field, the Orioles hold a efficiency on defense of 72.1% (4th in the majors). The Baltimore Orioles have turned 18 double plays and have accounted for a fielding rate of .986 (6th in baseball). The Orioles have accrued 264 assists, 15 errors and have earned 815 putouts this year.
During his pro baseball career, Lopez has allowed 286 hits while tallying 210 K's in 254 innings pitched. He has allowed a total of 172 earned runs while earning a WHIP of 1.488 and being the owner of a FIP of 5.2. He has a strikeout to walk ratio of 2.26 and he has faced 1,127 hitters so far in his MLB career. Lopez (10-20 mark in his career) has earned a 6.08 ERA and has given up 10.1 hits per nine innings.
Who will win tonight's MLB game ATS?
Guy Bruhn's Pick: Take Baltimore
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