Baltimore Orioles vs Boston Red Sox Prediction, 5/30/2022 MLB Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Baltimore Orioles vs Boston Red Sox
Date: Monday, May 30, 2022
Location: Fenway Park in Boston, MA
Odds/Point Spread: Baltimore (+120) Boston (-140)
The Baltimore Orioles (20-29) are en route to Fenway Park on Monday where they will compete against the Boston Red Sox (23-25). The moneyline on this matchup has Baltimore at +120 while Boston opens at -140. The betting total comes in at 10.5. The expected starting pitchers will be Tyler Wells and Rich Hill.
Baltimore has a slugging rate of .352 and have been called out on strikes 431 times, while taking a walk on 137 occasions. They have compiled 168 runs batted in and 374 hits on the campaign, and their team batting average sits at .229. The Orioles have recorded 71 two-baggers as a team and have hit 40 baseballs out of the park. They have accumulated 178 runs scored while having a team on-base percentage of .297. As a squad, the Baltimore Orioles are notching 3.7 runs per contest, which has them sitting at 26th in baseball.
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Orioles pitchers have given up 50 home runs and also 211 runs in total (24th in the league). Their pitching staff has walked 144 opposing players and their FIP sits at 4.19 as a team over the course of the season. They have earned a K/BB ratio of 2.47 and their pitching staff has earned a collective WHIP of 1.31. The Orioles have an ERA of 3.93 so far this season (15th in baseball), and the staff has rung up 355 batters.
Orioles relief pitchers have stepped onto the hill with runners on 67 times as well as having 60 appearances in high leverage situations. The relief pitchers have racked up 21 holds so far this year (21st in the league). The Orioles relievers have compiled a save rate of 64.3% and has come into the game in 35 save situations. They have 9 saves so far this year and have blown 5 out of their 14 chances to get a save. The relievers have inherited 99 base runners on the campaign and 26.3% of them earned a run for their team. The Orioles have sent 170 relievers to the hill this year.
The Orioles have turned 68.6% of balls hit into play into outs out of 3,837 innings on the diamond, which ranks them 24th in the majors. The Baltimore Orioles have amassed 1,279 putouts this year, in addition to 482 assists and 36 errors. Their fielding percentage is at .980 which has them ranked 26th in baseball, and have earned 57 double plays.
Wells has taken the hill for 94 innings and has earned 90 K's in his career. Wells (3-7 win-loss mark in his career) has earned a FIP of 3.81 while he has faced 379 opposing hitters in the majors. His earned run average is 4.18 (44 ER's allowed) and his WHIP is 1.014. He has surrendered 78 base knocks (7.4 hits per nine innings) and has 18 free passes.
Boston has accumulated 44 home runs over the course of the season to go along with 216 RBIs. They have put up 112 doubles, while getting a free base 130 times and putting up 222 runs. The Boston Red Sox have compiled a team OBP of .316 in addition to a team batting average of .259 on the year. The Red Sox have a slugging percentage of .414 and they are recording 4.72 runs per contest (5th in the league). They have been called out on strikes on 373 occasions (19th in baseball) and have accounted for 423 hits.
The Boston pitching staff have yielded 205 runs this year while having an ERA of 3.95 (184 earned runs allowed). They have allowed 59 homers and they relinquish 4.40 runs per 9 innings (16th in the league). The Red Sox hold a team WHIP of 1.195 and have a FIP of 4.20 as a unit so far this year. They currently have a strikeout to walk ratio of 2.84 (406 strikeouts vs 143 walks). They are currently ranked 12th in MLB as a pitching staff in total hits relinquished with 358.
Boston bullpen pitchers have an inherited score percentage of 30.7% out of their 88 inherited base runners. Their relief pitchers have stepped onto the mound 62 times in high leverage situations and on 61 occasions with runners on. With 50 save situations, the Red Sox have compiled 30 holds and also 12 blown saves. They sit at 30th in MLB holding a save percentage of 40.0%, and they have sent 182 bullpen pitchers to the hill this year. Boston has had relief pitchers step onto the hill in 20 save chances and they have earned 8 saves.
The Boston Red Sox have turned 34 double plays and own a fielding percentage of .986 (12th in baseball). The Red Sox have recorded 394 assists, 23 errors and have a tally of 1,259 putouts so far this season. In their 3,777 innings on the field, the Red Sox are sitting with a defensive efficiency of 72.0% (5th in professional baseball).
Hill (75-54 career win-loss record) has a 3.80 ERA and has allowed 7.5 hits per nine innings. He has a K/BB ratio of 2.66 and he has faced 4,897 hitters so far in his career. He has given up a total of 494 earned runs while earning a WHIP of 1.219 and a FIP of 4.0. So far in his career, Hill has conceded 972 hits while he has earned 1,209 punch outs in 1,169 innings pitched.
Who will win tonight's MLB game against the spread or moneyline?
Tony Sink's Pick: Take Baltimore (+120)
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