Kansas City Royals vs Baltimore Orioles Prediction, 6/10/2023 MLB Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Kansas City Royals vs Baltimore Orioles
Date: Saturday, June 10, 2023
Location: Oriole Park at Camden Yards in Baltimore, MD
The Baltimore Orioles (38-24) will try to beat the Kansas City Royals (18-44) at Oriole Park at Camden Yards on Saturday. The pitchers expected to start will be Daniel Lynch and Austin Voth.
As a squad, the Kansas City Royals are notching 3.8 runs per game, which puts them at 27th in MLB. They have notched a total of 237 runs scored while having a team on-base percentage of .294. The Royals have earned 99 two-baggers as a unit and have hit 61 baseballs out of the park. They have tallied 226 runs batted in and 475 base knocks this season, and their average at the plate comes in at .230. Kansas City is slugging .380 and have struck out 560 times, while drawing a walk on 165 occasions.
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The Royals have compiled a team earned run average of 5.10 over the course of the season (28th in MLB), and they have rung up 527 batters. Royals pitchers have yielded 68 long balls and also 325 runs (28th in baseball). Their pitching staff has walked 228 opposing batters and their FIP sits at 4.37 as a squad on the campaign. Kansas City has surrendered 535 base hits (8.9 per 9 innings) and 306 earned runs. They have earned a K/BB ratio of 2.31 and their pitching staff has a team WHIP of 1.41.
The Royals have sent 209 relief pitchers to the hill for the year. The bullpen pitchers have inherited 70 base runners this year with 42.9% of those runners ended up scoring. They have recorded 9 saves for the year and have blown 8 out of their 17 save opportunities. The Royals bullpen have compiled a save rate of 52.9% and stepped onto the hill in 39 save situations. The relief pitchers have accumulated 22 holds on the campaign (28th in baseball). Royals bullpen pitchers have come into the game with runners on base 41 times as well as having 50 appearances in high leverage situations.
The Kansas City Royals are sitting with 1,621 putouts on the year, as well as 518 assists and 32 errors. Their fielding rate is currently at .985 which has them sitting 19th in pro baseball, and they have twisted 47 double plays. The Royals have turned 67.8% of balls in play into outs in their 4,863 innings on the field, ranking them 26th in baseball.
Lynch has taken the ball for 210 innings and has accumulated 190 punch outs in his MLB career. Lynch (8-20 career record) has earned a FIP of 4.57 while he has faced 959 opposing batters during his time in the majors. His earned run average is 5.27 (123 earned runs allowed) and he has a WHIP of 1.586. He has surrendered 246 hits (10.5 hits per 9 innings) and has 87 free passes.
Baltimore has recorded 69 home runs on the campaign to go along with 287 RBIs. They have 111 two-baggers, while getting a free base 209 times as well as recording 297 runs. The Baltimore Orioles are sitting with an OBP of .319 and a batting average of .247 over the course of the season. The Orioles hold a team slugging percentage of .412 and they are earning 4.87 runs per contest (7th in baseball). They have been rung up on 504 occasions (23rd in the league) and have earned a total of 508 hits.
The Orioles are sitting with a team WHIP of 1.340 and have a FIP of 4.13 as a unit on the year. They sit at 25th in baseball as a staff in total hits surrendered with 537. The Baltimore pitching staff have allowed 276 runs so far this season while having an ERA of 4.26 (260 earned runs given up). They currently have a K/BB ratio of 9.30 (566 strikeouts against 199 free passes). They have relinquished 72 home runs and they concede 4.52 runs per 9 innings (15th in the league).
Baltimore has called on relievers to enter the game in 34 save opportunities and they have walked away with 19 saves. They are ranked 24th in baseball holding a save rate of 55.9%, and they have sent 219 relief pitchers onto the field on the year. Their bullpen pitchers have stepped onto the mound 87 times in high leverage situations and also on 83 occasions with base runners. Baltimore relievers have an inherited score rate of 34.7% out of their 118 inherited runners. With 87 save situations, the Orioles have earned 51 holds and 15 blown saves.
In 4,944 innings played, the Orioles hold a efficiency on defense of 67.5% (28th in baseball). The Baltimore Orioles have turned 64 double plays and have earned a fielding percentage of .988 (9th in the majors). The Orioles have 518 assists, 26 errors and are sitting with 1,648 putouts for the year.
Voth (15-14 career record) is the owner of a 4.82 earned run average while allowing 9.2 hits per nine innings. His K/BB ratio is 2.60 and he has faced 1,280 batters in his pro baseball career. He has given up 158 ER's while holding a WHIP of 1.386 and a FIP of 4.8. So far in his MLB career, Voth has given up 302 hits while he has accumulated 278 punch outs in 295 innings pitched.
Who will win tonight's MLB game against the spread or moneyline?
Josh Schonwald's Pick: Take Baltimore
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