Pittsburgh Pirates vs Baltimore Orioles Prediction, 8/6/2022 MLB Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Pittsburgh Pirates vs Baltimore Orioles
Date: Saturday, August 6, 2022
Location: Oriole Park at Camden Yards in Baltimore, MD
Odds/Point Spread: Pittsburgh (+125) Baltimore (-145)
The Baltimore Orioles (54-51) will try to beat the Pittsburgh Pirates (43-62) at Oriole Park at Camden Yards on Saturday. The moneyline on this matchup has Pittsburgh at +125 while Baltimore is opening at -145. The total has been set at 8.5. The pitchers who are expected to start will be JT Brubaker and Austin Voth.
The Pirates have recorded 143 doubles as a team and have hit 106 balls out of the park. Pittsburgh is slugging .365 and have been rung up 976 times, while being walked on 313 occasions. As a team, the Pittsburgh Pirates are scoring 3.6 runs per contest, which ranks them 28th in the league. They have compiled 356 runs batted in and 762 hits this year, and their average at the plate is sitting at .221. They have notched a total of 381 runs scored while holding a team on-base percentage of .290.
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Pirates pitchers have conceded 115 home runs and also 531 runs (26th in the league). They have walked 364 opposing batters and their FIP is 4.31 as a unit on the campaign. Their strikeout to walk ratio is 2.23 and the pitching staff has a team WHIP of 1.43. The Pirates hold a team ERA of 4.61 over the course of the season (26th in baseball), and their staff has rung up 813 batters.
The Pirates bullpen have accumulated a save rate of 56.8% and has entered the game in 100 save situations. The relief pitchers have inherited 153 base runners on the season with 35.9% of those players ended up crossing the plate. Pirates relief pitchers have come into the game with opponents on base 104 times in addition to having 119 appearances in high leverage situations. The Pirates have sent 331 relievers to the mound so far this season. The relievers have racked up 53 holds on the season (19th in the league). They have compiled 25 saves so far this season and have not converted 19 of their 44 chances to save the game.
The Pirates have converted 67.3% of baseballs in play into outs out of their 8,331 innings, which has them sitting 29th in baseball. The Pittsburgh Pirates have accumulated 2,777 putouts so far this season, in addition to 1,006 assists and 73 errors. Their fielding percentage is holding at .981 which is 30th in the majors, and have accumulated 103 double plays.
Brubaker has pitched in 276 innings and has earned 282 strikeouts so far in his MLB career. Brubaker (8-25 career win-loss record) has a FIP of 4.48 and he has faced 1,213 hitters in the major leagues. His ERA is 4.92 (151 ER's allowed) and his career WHIP is 1.380. He has allowed 284 base knocks (9.3 hits per 9 innings) and has 97 walks.
The Baltimore Orioles have accumulated an on-base percentage of .304 and a team batting average of .235 so far this year. They have been rung up on 926 occasions (5th in MLB) and have recorded 833 base hits. Baltimore has hit 109 home runs for the season and 420 runs batted in. The Orioles hold a team SLG% of .389 and they average 4.25 runs per game (19th in MLB). They have 190 doubles, while getting a free base 298 times and notching 446 runs.
The Orioles have a team WHIP of 1.291 and have a FIP of 4.11 as a team this year. They sit at 25th in baseball as a staff in total hits given up with 909. The Baltimore pitching staff have surrendered 439 runs this season while having a team ERA of 3.88 (401 earned runs conceded). Their strikeout to walk ratio is 2.76 (802 strikeouts against 291 walks). They have conceded 117 long balls and they yield 4.25 runs per 9 innings (11th in the league).
Baltimore relief pitchers have an inherited score percentage of 28.9% out of their 194 inherited base runners. Their relievers have stepped onto the mound 129 times in high leverage situations and also on 137 occasions with base runners. With 96 save situations, the Orioles have earned 56 holds and also 9 blown saves. They sit at 1st in MLB with a save rate of 76.3%, and they have sent 362 bullpen pitchers to the hill for the season. Baltimore has had bullpen pitchers take the mound in 38 save opportunities and they have come away with 29 saves.
The Baltimore Orioles have gotten 91 double plays and have a fielding rate of .984 (18th in the majors). The Orioles have 979 assists, 62 errors and are sitting with 2,789 putouts during this campaign. In their 8,367 innings on the field, the Orioles have earned a efficiency on defense of 69.0% (21st in pro baseball).
So far in his MLB career, Voth has surrendered 223 hits and he has 207 punch outs in 213 innings pitched. Voth (10-9 career record) is the owner of a 5.27 ERA and has conceded 9.4 hits per 9 innings. He has surrendered 125 ER's while holding a WHIP of 1.425 and a FIP of 4.9. He has a strikeout to walk ratio of 2.56 and he has gone up against 930 hitters so far in his career.
Who will win tonight's MLB game against the spread or moneyline?
Tony Sink's Pick: Take Pittsburgh (+125)
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