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(61-60) Houston Astros vs. Baltimore Orioles (67-53)
Date: Saturday August 20, 2016 Time: 7:05PM ET
Venue: Camden Yards, Baltimore, MD.
Projected Pitchers: Mike Fiers vs Chris Tillman
MLB Moneyline Odds: Orioles -145
MLB RunLine Betting Odds: Off
MLB Betting Total: 9
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The Astros take on the Orioles at Camden Yards Saturday night.
The Astros are struggling and playoff hopes are dwindling. They’ve lost five games in row.
The Orioles are struggling themselves. They’ve lost three of their last five games but took game one against the Astros covincingly.
Mike Fiers gets the start for the Astros. He’s 8-6 with a 4.66 ERA and 1.35 WHIP. Chris Tillman is on the mound for the Orioles. He’s 15-4 with a 3.46 ERA and 1.21 WHIP.
The Astros have not looked good in recent history. They’ve scored just 16 runs over their five game losing streak.
Their offense has been hot and cold all season and they really only have one threat in the lineup. That threat is Altuve.
They’ve given up 42 in that same stretch!
Fiers fell victim to given up five runs in his last start against the Jays in just 4.2 innings of work.
In his start prior to that, he gave up four runs over five innings.
He just hasn’t pitched great lately and will be challenging often against the Orioles.
The Orioles are struggling to find consistency lately. They are still getting wins but not as frequently as they would expect.
Their offense tends to either explode or vanish. They scored 13 in their last game but just four runs in their two games prior to their last.
In four of their last seven games, they’ve scored five or more runs for a total of 35 runs but just six runs in total for the other three games.
Tillman has looked great and should pitch another gem.
He’s given up just seven runs over his last three starts combined.
In seven of his last eight starts, he’s given up three or less runs, including four outings where he gave up just one.
MLB Baseball Betting Trends:
- Astros have lost five games in a row
- Astros have scored 16 runs in their last five games
- Astros totals have been over four games in a row
- Orioles have lost three of their last five games
- Orioles have scored 25 runs in their last four games
- Orioles totals have been over four of their last five games
Free Houston Astros vs. Baltimore Orioles MLB Prediction:
The Astros look terrible right now and that alone makes them unlikely to win this one.
Topped with the Orioles offense and they have a better pitcher on the mound, this one looks like a lock for the Orioles.
4* Free MLB Betting Pick: Orioles ML
Orioles might explode in this one but you never really know with them.
The Astros are unlikely to put up a lot of runs though.
It’s probably best to take the under here.
MLB Free Score Prediction: Orioles 6-2
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