Baltimore Orioles vs St. Louis Cardinals Prediction, 5/10/2022 MLB Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Baltimore Orioles vs St. Louis Cardinals
Date: Tuesday, May 10, 2022
Location: Busch Stadium in St. Louis, MO
TV: Bally Sports Midwest
The Baltimore Orioles (11-17) are traveling to Busch Stadium on Tuesday where they will attempt to defeat the St. Louis Cardinals (16-12). The pitchers expected to start will be Kyle Bradish and Angel Rondon.
As a team, the Baltimore Orioles are knocking in 3.4 runs per game, which is 25th in the league. They have earned 96 runs while holding a team OBP of .308. The Orioles have earned 47 doubles as a team and have smacked 18 baseballs out of the park. They have accumulated 93 runs batted in and 217 hits over the course of the season, and their average at the plate comes in at .232. Baltimore has a slugging rate of .347 and have been called out on strikes 263 times, while taking a walk on 88 occasions.
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Orioles pitchers have given up 23 long balls and also 117 runs in total (18th in MLB). Their pitching staff has walked 88 batters and their FIP is 3.86 as a unit over the course of the season. Their strikeout to walk ratio is 2.32 and the pitching staff holds a WHIP of 1.30. The Orioles have compiled a team earned run average of 3.71 on the year (17th in the league), and they have struck out 204 batters.
The Orioles bullpen have accumulated a save rate of 71.4% and has entered the game in 17 save situations. The relievers have inherited 52 base runners on the year with 36.5% of them crossed home plate. Orioles relief pitchers have gone to the mound with runners on base 33 times as well as having 36 appearances in high leverage situations. The Orioles have sent 100 relievers to the hill on the season. The relief pitchers have accumulated 10 holds over the course of the season (26th in the league). They have accumulated 5 saves on the season and have missed out on 2 out of their 7 chances to save the game.
The Orioles have transformed 68.6% of balls hit into play into outs in their 2,205 innings, ranking them 25th in the majors. The Baltimore Orioles have amassed 735 putouts so far this season, in addition to 270 assists and 22 errors. Their fielding percentage is holding steady at .979 which has them sitting 26th in baseball, and they have turned 34 double plays.
Bradish has taken the ball for 10 innings and has racked up 5 strikeouts in his MLB career. Bradish (0-1 career win-loss mark) has a FIP of 5.87 and he has faced 41 opposing hitters in the majors. His ERA is 5.40 (6 ER's allowed) and he has a career WHIP of 1.400. He has conceded 11 base knocks (9.9 hits per 9 innings) with 3 walks.
St. Louis has tallied 23 home runs on the season to go along with 116 RBIs. They have hit 44 doubles, while walking 92 times and scoring 121 runs. The St. Louis Cardinals have recorded an on-base percentage of .313 in addition to a team batting average of .239 on the campaign. The Cardinals hold a team slugging percentage of .368 and they earn 4.32 runs per game (12th in baseball). They have been rung up on 208 occasions (27th in the league) and have totaled 223 hits.
The Cardinals have a team WHIP of 1.237 and are the owners of a FIP of 3.84 as a pitching staff so far this season. They are currently ranked 17th in baseball as a pitching staff in total hits allowed with 216. The St. Louis pitching staff have allowed 97 runs this season while having an ERA of 3.45 (94 earned runs yielded). Their K/BB ratio is 2.38 (207 strikeouts against 87 walks). They have conceded 23 dingers and they allow 3.56 runs per 9 innings (6th in MLB).
With 21 save situations, the Cardinals have earned 13 holds and also 1 blown save. St. Louis has called on relievers to step onto the hill in 8 save opportunities and they have tallied 7 saves. Their bullpen pitchers have taken the field 17 times in high leverage situations in addition to 30 occasions with base runners. St. Louis relievers have an inherited score percentage of 32.6% of 43 inherited runners. They sit at 1st in the league holding a save rate of 87.5%, and they have sent 90 bullpen pitchers onto the field for the year.
The St. Louis Cardinals have turned 30 double plays and hold a fielding percentage of .986 (14th in MLB). The Cardinals have recorded 306 assists, 15 errors and have notched a total of 735 putouts for the year. In 2,205 innings played, the Cardinals have a defensive efficiency of 70.6% (17th in pro baseball).
So far in his career, Rondon has conceded 1 hits while he has tallied 1 punch outs in 2 innings pitched. He has allowed 0 ER's while holding a WHIP of 1.000 and a FIP of 3.7. His strikeout to walk ratio is 1.00 and he has gone up against 7 batters during his MLB career. Rondon (0-0 career win-loss mark) has a 0.00 ERA while conceding 4.5 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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