Baltimore Orioles vs Texas Rangers Prediction, 8/3/2022 MLB Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Baltimore Orioles vs Texas Rangers
Date: Wednesday, August 3, 2022
Location: Globe Life Field in Arlington, TX
TV: Bally Sports Southwest
Odds/Point Spread: Baltimore (+140) Texas (-165)
Globe Life Field is the location where the Texas Rangers (46-56) will attempt to defeat the Baltimore Orioles (52-51) on Wednesday. The moneyline on this matchup has Baltimore at +140 while Texas is opening at -165. The over/under comes in at 7.5. The starting pitchers will be Kyle Bradish and Martin Perez.
Baltimore has a slugging % of .386 and have struck out 905 times, while drawing a walk on 287 occasions. They have 407 RBI's and 815 hits for the year, and their batting average is at .234. The Orioles have accounted for 184 doubles as a team and have smacked 105 baseballs out of the stadium. They are sitting with 432 runs scored while having a team on-base percentage of .302. As a unit, the Baltimore Orioles are earning 4.2 runs per game, which is 21st in the league.
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The Orioles are sitting with a team ERA of 3.91 this year (15th in the league), and the staff has struck out 782 batters. They have accumulated a K/BB ratio of 2.74 and the pitching staff has a team WHIP of 1.29. Orioles pitchers have surrendered 114 home runs and 434 runs (11th in baseball). They have walked 285 opposing batters and their FIP comes in at 4.10 as a team for the year.
Orioles relief pitchers have stepped onto the hill with runners on base 134 times in addition to having 128 appearances in high leverage situations. The relief pitchers have 56 holds on the campaign (14th in the league). The Orioles relievers have recorded a save rate of 76.3% and has come into the game in 96 save situations. They have 29 saves on the year and have blown 9 out of their 38 save chances. The relief pitchers have inherited 188 runners over the course of the season with 29.8% of those players crossed home plate. The Orioles have dispatched 355 relief pitchers to the mound for the season.
The Orioles have turned 68.9% of balls hit into play into outs out of their 7,728 innings on the field, which has them sitting at 22nd in MLB. The Baltimore Orioles have earned a total of 2,576 putouts on the campaign, in addition to 906 assists and 60 errors. Their fielding rate is holding steady at .983 which has them sitting 21st in the majors, and have accumulated 82 double plays.
Bradish (1-4 win-loss record in his career) is the owner of a FIP of 5.32 and he has faced 231 hitters during his time in the major leagues. He has surrendered 69 base knocks (12.1 hits per 9 innings) with 18 walks. His earned run average is 7.01 (40 earned runs allowed) and he has a career WHIP of 1.695. Bradish has thrown 51 innings and is sitting with 53 strikeouts so far in his pro baseball career.
Texas has 128 HRs on the campaign and 436 runs batted in. They have 146 doubles, while taking a walk 291 times and scoring 462 runs. The Texas Rangers have accumulated an OBP of .301 as well as a team batting average of .239 this season. The Rangers have a team SLG% of .399 and they score 4.53 runs per contest (12th in the league). They have been called out on strikes on 897 occasions (10th in the league) and have recorded 831 base hits.
The Texas pitching staff have allowed 456 runs over the course of the season while having a team ERA of 4.08 (411 earned runs relinquished). They have yielded 105 homers and they concede 4.52 runs per 9 innings (19th in the league). The Rangers hold a team WHIP of 1.312 with a FIP of 4.12 as a staff so far this year. Their strikeout to walk ratio comes in at 2.34 (832 strikeouts vs 356 walks). They have a ranking of 16th in MLB as a pitching staff in total hits allowed with 834.
Texas has had relief pitchers enter the contest in 41 save opportunities and they have tallied 23 saves. They rank 27th in MLB with a save percentage of 56.1%, and they have dispatched 349 relievers onto the field so far this season. Their bullpen pitchers have stepped onto the hill 118 times in high leverage situations and also on 85 occasions with runners on base. Texas relievers have an inherited score percentage of 32.3% of 130 inherited base runners. With 95 save situations, the Rangers have tallied 54 holds in addition to 18 blown saves.
Out of their 7,695 innings played, the Rangers have accumulated a efficiency on defense of 69.5% (18th in the majors). The Texas Rangers have turned 83 double plays and have a fielding rate of .983 (23rd in professional baseball). The Rangers have accrued 909 assists, 61 errors and have notched a total of 2,565 putouts for the year.
Perez (72-71 win-loss mark in his career) has a 4.49 earned run average and has conceded 9.8 hits per 9 innings. He has a strikeout to walk ratio of 1.94 and he has gone up against 5,335 opposing batters during his career. He has given up a total of 612 earned runs while earning a WHIP of 1.447 and being the owner of a FIP of 4.4. Thus far in his career, Perez has conceded 1,340 hits while he has earned 847 K's in 1,227 innings pitched.
Who will win tonight's MLB game against the spread or moneyline?
Tony Sink's Pick: Take Baltimore (+140)
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