Baltimore Orioles vs Oakland Athletics Prediction, 4/19/2022 MLB Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Baltimore Orioles vs Oakland Athletics
Date: Tuesday, April 19, 2022
Location: Oakland Coliseum in Oakland, CA
TV: NBC Sports California
The Oakland Athletics (5-5) will compete against the Baltimore Orioles (3-6) at Oakland Coliseum on Tuesday.
The Orioles have accumulated 12 doubles as a squad and have knocked 4 balls out of the park. Baltimore is slugging .287 and have been called out on strikes 100 times, while drawing a walk on 41 occasions. As a squad, the Baltimore Orioles are earning 2.3 runs per game, which puts them at 30th in the league. They have earned 21 runs batted in in addition to 61 hits for the year, while their team batting average is at .206. They have a total of 21 runs scored while holding a team OBP of .310.
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The Orioles are sitting with a team earned run average of 3.04 this season (5th in the league), and the staff has rung up 71 batters. Their pitching staff has walked 32 opposing players and their FIP is 3.09 as a team on the season. They have accumulated a K/BB ratio of 2.22 and their pitching staff has recorded a WHIP of 1.29. Orioles pitchers have given up 3 home runs and 30 total runs (6th in baseball).
Orioles relief pitchers have entered the game with opponents on base 11 times in addition to having 15 appearances in high leverage situations. The relief pitchers have racked up 2 holds over the course of the season (25th in baseball). The Orioles bullpen have earned a save rate of 50.0% and stepped onto the hill in 4 save situations. They have accumulated 1 save for the season and have missed out on 1 of their 2 save chances. The bullpen pitchers have inherited 16 base runners this year with 31.3% of them crossed home plate. The Orioles have sent 36 relievers to the hill this season.
The Baltimore Orioles are sitting with 240 putouts this year, as well as 96 assists and 6 errors. Their fielding percentage sits at .982 which ranks 20th in MLB, and have 10 double plays. The Orioles have turned 68.4% of balls in play into outs out of 720 innings, which ranks them 26th in MLB.
Akin (3-12 career win-loss mark) sits with a FIP of 4.57 while going up against 562 opposing batters in the major leagues. He has conceded 139 hits (9.9 hits per nine innings) and has 50 walks. His ERA is 5.91 (83 ER's allowed) and his WHIP is 1.496. Akin has taken the mound for 126 frames and has earned 121 strikeouts during his MLB career.
The Athletics have a team slugging % of .376 and they are earning 5.30 runs per outing (5th in MLB). They have notched 14 doubles, while getting a free base 28 times as well as putting up 53 runs. Oakland has knocked in 12 HRs for the season as well as 47 RBIs. They have been called out on strikes on 99 instances (3rd in baseball) and have 76 hits. The Oakland Athletics have accumulated an OBP of .291 in addition to a batting average of .224 for the year.
The Athletics hold a team WHIP of 1.369 in addition to having a FIP of 4.45 as a pitching staff so far this year. Their strikeout to walk ratio sits at 2.35 (80 strikeouts vs 34 free passes). They sit at 25th in the league as a pitching staff in total hits relinquished with 84. They have yielded 13 dingers and they yield 4.49 runs per 9 innings (17th in baseball). The Oakland pitching staff have conceded 43 runs this season while having a team ERA of 4.07 (39 earned runs surrendered).
Oakland has called on relievers to take the mound in 5 save chances and they have converted 3 saves. They rank 22nd in MLB with a save rate of 60.0%, and they have dispatched 39 bullpen pitchers to the mound over the course of the season. Their bullpen pitchers have stepped onto the mound 14 times in high leverage situations and also on 15 occasions with runners on. Oakland bullpen pitchers hold an inherited score percentage of 15.0% out of 20 inherited base runners. With 12 save situations, the Athletics have 7 holds in addition to 2 blown saves.
In 780 innings on the field, the Athletics have accumulated a defensive efficiency of 68.9% (23rd in the majors). The Oakland Athletics have turned 7 double plays and own a fielding percentage of .978 (25th in the majors). The Athletics have recorded 97 assists, 8 errors and have earned a total of 260 putouts this season.
During his career, Irvin has given up 263 base knocks and he has 166 strikeouts in 235 innings pitched. He has given up a total of 125 ER's while holding a WHIP of 1.360 and being the owner of a FIP of 4.6. His strikeout to walk ratio is 2.91 and he has faced 1,019 opposing hitters so far in his MLB career. Irvin (13-18 win-loss record in his career) holds a 4.78 earned run average while giving up 10.1 hits per 9 innings.
Who will win tonight's MLB game against the spread or moneyline?
Tony Sink's Pick: Take Baltimore
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