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(26-18) Baltimore Orioles vs. Houston Astros (19-28)
Date: Thursday, May 26, 2016
Time: 8:10 PM ET
Venue: Minute Maid Park Houston, Texas
Projected Pitchers: Kevin Gausman vs. Lance McCullers
MLB Moneyline Odds: Orioles +101 / Astros -110
MLB RunLine Betting Odds: Orioles +1.5 -220 / Astros -1.5 +180
MLB Betting Total: 8
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The Astros have won the first 2 games of this series and can complete the sweep with a win tonight.
The Orioles have dropped their last 3 games and they are in 2nd place in the AL East 2 games back of the Boston Red Sox.
Before taking the first 2 games of this series the Astros had lost 4 in a row. They are still in last place in the AL West 9.5 games back of the Seattle Mariners.
The Astros have won 5 of their last 6 games facing the Orioles.
In yesterday’s game the Astros beat the Orioles 4-3.
The Orioles rank tied for 14th in runs scored and 10th in team ERA. In losing 3 straight Baltimore has only totaled 7 runs.
Kevin Gausman (0-1 2.70 ERA) gets the nod for the Orioles and in his last outing he only gave up 1 earned run in 6 innings in a 3-1 win over the L.A. Angels. The Orioles have won 3 of his last 4 starts.
Gausman has received no runs of support in 3 of his 6 starts this season.
Tonight will be Gausman’s first career start against the Astros.
The Orioles are 4-11 in Gausman’s last 15 road starts.
The Orioles are 9-10 on the road this season.
The Astros rank tied for 18th in the Majors in runs scored and 23rd in team ERA. Their pitching has been solid so far in this series giving up a combined 5 runs in the 2 games.
Lance McCullers (0-1 5.91 ERA) goes for the Astros tonight and in his last start he gave up 2 earned runs in 6 innings in a 2-1 loss to the Texas Rangers. He has only made 2 starts this season missing the first 6 weeks with a shoulder injury.
McCullers had a great home outing in his only start against Baltimore last season striking out 11 and only giving up 1 run in a 3-1 Astros win.
The Astros are only 2-8 in McCullers’ last 10 starts and they are winless in their last 4 home games with him on the hill.
This season the Astros are 12-13 at home.
MLB Baseball Betting Trends:
- Orioles are 9-4 in their last 13 vs. a team with a losing record.
- Orioles are 4-9 in their last 13 road games vs. a right-handed starter.
- Orioles have an Over record of 10-5 in their last 15 games.
- Astros are 5-16 in their last 21 games following a win.
- Astros are 8-3 in their last 11 home games vs. a right-handed starter.
- Astros have an Under record of 6-1 in their last 7 games.
Free Baltimore Orioles vs. Houston Astros MLB Prediction:
Gausman will have another good outing tonight and the Orioles will win and avoid the series sweep.
4* Free MLB Betting Pick: UNDER the Number
The total has gone Under in both games in this series and it will go Under again tonight.
MLB Free Score Prediction: Baltimore 4 – Houston 2
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