MLB Moneyline Picks Tonight: Orioles vs Cubs 7/10

MLB Moneyline Picks Tonight: Orioles vs Cubs 7/10

MLB Moneyline Picks Tonight: Baltimore Orioles vs Chicago Cubs 7/10

 

Game Summary

The Baltimore Orioles will face off against the Chicago Cubs at Oriole Park at Camden Yards on July 10. This matchup features two teams with contrasting seasons. The Orioles, sporting a stellar 57-33 record, are one of the top teams in the league, while the Cubs, who are 42-49, have struggled to find consistency. Baltimore has been dominant both at home and on the road, boasting records of 29-17 and 28-16, respectively. Conversely, the Cubs have had a tougher time away from Wrigley Field with a 17-28 road record.

Baltimore has been powered by their strong hitting, highlighted by Gunnar Henderson, who leads the team with a .293 batting average, 27 home runs, and 61 RBIs. The pitching staff has also been formidable, with Corbin Burnes posting a 9-3 record, a 2.32 ERA, and 105 strikeouts. On the other hand, the Cubs' offense has been less productive, ranking 26th in hits and batting average.

Chicago will look to their starting pitcher, Shota Imanaga, who has been a bright spot with a 7-2 record and a 3.16 ERA. However, the Cubs will need more than just a solid pitching performance to overcome the Orioles' robust offense and reliable bullpen.

This game promises to be a crucial one for both teams. The Orioles will aim to maintain their dominance in the American League East, while the Cubs will seek to build momentum and improve their standing in the National League Central.

 

Odds and Betting Lines

Betting Line Odds
Baltimore Orioles Moneyline -168
Chicago Cubs Moneyline +142

 

Pitching Probables

Pitcher W-L ERA Strikeouts
Corbin Burnes (BAL) 9-3 2.32 105
Shota Imanaga (CHC) 7-2 3.16 92

 

Team Previews

Baltimore Orioles

Hitting: The Orioles have been one of the most productive teams offensively, ranking 3rd in hits (797) and tied for 1st in runs (464). They also have a solid team batting average of .256, ranking 6th in the league. Gunnar Henderson has been a standout performer, leading the team in batting average (.293), home runs (27), and RBIs (61).

Relief Pitching: Baltimore's bullpen has been effective, recording 31 saves, which ranks 4th in the league. The team’s overall ERA is 3.57, placing them 4th in the league.

Fielding: The Orioles' defense has been an area of concern, with 41 errors, ranking 26th in the league.

Starting Pitchers: Corbin Burnes has been a key player for the Orioles, with an impressive 9-3 record and a 2.32 ERA. His ability to strike out batters (105 strikeouts) has been crucial for the team.

Chicago Cubs

Hitting: The Cubs' offense has struggled, ranking 26th in hits (687) and batting average (.229). Cody Bellinger leads the team with a .266 batting average, while Christopher Morel has been the top home run hitter with 15 homers.

Relief Pitching: Chicago's bullpen has recorded 21 saves, tied for 17th in the league. The team’s overall ERA is 3.91, which is 15th in the league.

Fielding: The Cubs have committed 51 errors, tied for 11th in the league, indicating a solid defensive performance.

Starting Pitchers: Shota Imanaga has been a reliable starter for the Cubs, with a 7-2 record and a 3.16 ERA. His WHIP of 1.11 and 92 strikeouts highlight his effectiveness on the mound.

 

Team Injuries

Baltimore Orioles

Player Name Position Injury Injury Status
Corbin Martin RP Shoulder Expected to be out until at least Jul 12

Chicago Cubs

Player Name Position Injury Injury Status
Pete Crow-Armstrong CF Thumb Expected to be out until at least Jul 10

 

Betting Trends

  • The Orioles are 57-33 overall, with a strong home record of 29-17.
  • The Cubs are 42-49 overall, struggling on the road with a 17-28 record.
  • Baltimore is 50-40 against the spread.
  • Chicago is 39-52 against the spread.
  • The Orioles have hit the over in 45 of their 90 games.
  • The Cubs have hit the over in 40 of their 91 games.

 

Recent Games

Baltimore Orioles

Opponent Score W/L
@ Oakland W6-3 W
@ Oakland L19-8 L
@ Oakland W3-2 W
@ Seattle L7-3 L
@ Seattle W4-1 W

Chicago Cubs

Opponent Score W/L
vs Los Angeles W5-0 W
vs Los Angeles L7-0 L
vs Los Angeles W5-1 W
vs Philadelphia W10-2 W
vs Philadelphia L5-3 L

 

Team Rankings

Category Baltimore Orioles Chicago Cubs
Hitting 3rd 26th
Starting Pitching 4th 15th
Relief Pitching 4th 17th
Fielding 26th 11th

 

Significant Betting Stats

  • Baltimore is 57-33 overall this season.
  • The Orioles are 29-17 at home.
  • Chicago is 42-49 overall this season.
  • The Cubs are 17-28 on the road.
  • Corbin Burnes has a 9-3 record with a 2.32 ERA.
  • Shota Imanaga has a 7-2 record with a 3.16 ERA.
  • Baltimore ranks 3rd in hits with 797.
  • Chicago ranks 26th in hits with 687.
  • The Orioles have hit the over in 45 of their 90 games.
  • The Cubs have hit the over in 40 of their 91 games.

 

Weather

Mostly sunny with a high temperature of 95°F. Weather Details

 

Prediction

Pick: Baltimore Orioles Moneyline -168

The Baltimore Orioles have been a dominant force this season, both offensively and defensively. With Corbin Burnes on the mound, they have a significant advantage over the Chicago Cubs. Burnes' impressive record and ERA, combined with Baltimore's strong hitting, make them the clear favorite. The Cubs have struggled on the road, and despite Shota Imanaga's solid performances, they will likely find it challenging to overcome the Orioles' firepower. Therefore, the smart money is on Baltimore to secure the win.

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