MLB Spread Lines and Odds: Orioles vs Cubs 7/10

MLB Spread Lines and Odds: Orioles vs Cubs 7/10

MLB Spread Lines and Odds: Baltimore Orioles vs Chicago Cubs 7/10

Game Summary

On July 10th, the Baltimore Orioles will face off against the Chicago Cubs at Oriole Park at Camden Yards in Baltimore, Maryland. With both teams having contrasting seasons, this game promises to be an intriguing matchup.

The Baltimore Orioles, currently sitting at a stellar 57-33 record, have demonstrated dominance both at home and on the road. Their recent form has been impressive, with significant contributions from key players like Gunnar Henderson, who leads the team in batting average, home runs, and RBIs.

On the other hand, the Chicago Cubs have had a challenging season, holding a 42-49 record. Despite their struggles, they have shown flashes of brilliance, particularly from players like Cody Bellinger and Ian Happ. The Cubs will look to leverage these performances to challenge the Orioles.

Odds and Betting Lines Values
Over/Under 8.5
Spreads Baltimore Orioles -1.5 (+122), Chicago Cubs +1.5 (-146)
Moneyline Baltimore Orioles -120, Chicago Cubs +100

Pitching Probables

Pitcher W-L ERA Strikeouts Walks Innings Pitched Home Runs Allowed
Corbin Burnes (BAL) 9-3 2.32 105 25 112.2 12
Shota Imanaga (CHC) 7-2 3.16 92 15 91.0 12

Team Previews

Baltimore Orioles

Hitting: The Orioles have been a powerhouse with the bat, ranking 1st in runs (464) and 3rd in hits (797). Gunnar Henderson has been a standout, leading the team with a .293 batting average, 27 home runs, and 61 RBIs. The team’s overall batting average of .256 places them 6th in the league.

Relief Pitching: The Orioles have a solid bullpen, ranking 4th in saves with 31. Their overall ERA of 3.57 is 4th best in the league, showcasing their pitching depth.

Fielding: Baltimore’s fielding has been a bit of a mixed bag, with 41 errors placing them 26th. However, their strong pitching often compensates for these defensive lapses.

Starting Pitchers: Corbin Burnes has been a revelation with a 9-3 record and a stellar 2.32 ERA. His 105 strikeouts over 112.2 innings pitched highlight his dominance on the mound.

Chicago Cubs

Hitting: The Cubs have struggled offensively, ranking 19th in runs scored (374) and 26th in hits (687). Cody Bellinger leads the team with a .266 average, while Christopher Morel has contributed 15 home runs.

Relief Pitching: The Cubs’ bullpen has been decent, with 21 saves placing them tied for 17th. Their ERA of 3.91 is middle of the pack at 15th.

Fielding: Defensively, the Cubs are 11th with 51 errors, which is relatively solid.

Starting Pitchers: Shota Imanaga, with a 7-2 record and a 3.16 ERA, has been a bright spot for the Cubs. His 92 strikeouts in 91 innings pitched are impressive, demonstrating his ability to control games.

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, 29-17 at home, and 28-16 on the road.
  • The Cubs are 42-49 overall, 25-21 at home, and 17-28 on the road.
  • The Orioles have a +1.5 run line in 50 of their 90 games this season.
  • The Cubs have a +1.5 run line in 39 of their 91 games this season.
  • The Orioles have gone over the total in 45 of their 90 games.
  • The Cubs have gone over the total in 40 of their 91 games.
  • Orioles are 4-1 in their last five games.
  • Cubs are 2-3 in their last five games.
  • Orioles’ last ten games have averaged 8.7 runs per game.
  • Cubs’ last ten games have averaged 7.4 runs per game.

Recent Games

Baltimore Orioles

Opponent Score W/L
@ Oakland 6-3 W
@ Oakland 19-8 L
@ Oakland 3-2 W
@ Seattle 4-1 W
@ Seattle 2-0 W

Chicago Cubs

Opponent Score W/L
vs Los Angeles 5-0 W
vs Los Angeles 0-7 L
vs Los Angeles 5-1 W
vs Philadelphia 10-2 W
vs Philadelphia 3-5 L

Team Rankings

Category Baltimore Orioles Chicago Cubs
Hitting 3rd 26th
Starting Pitching 4th 20th
Relief Pitching 4th 15th
Fielding 26th 11th

Significant Betting Stats

  • Baltimore is 57-33 overall, the second-best record in MLB.
  • Orioles have a 29-17 home record.
  • Chicago is 42-49 overall, ranking 23rd in MLB.
  • Cubs have a 17-28 road record.
  • Baltimore has averaged 8.7 runs in their last ten games.
  • Chicago has averaged 7.4 runs in their last ten games.
  • Orioles are 4-1 in their last five games.
  • Cubs are 2-3 in their last five games.
  • Orioles' starting pitcher Corbin Burnes has a 2.32 ERA, compared to Cubs' Shota Imanaga's 3.16 ERA.
  • The Orioles have gone over the total in 45 of their 90 games.

Weather

The weather for the game is expected to be mostly sunny with a high temperature of 95°F. Check the latest weather here.

Prediction

Pick: Baltimore Orioles to cover -1.5

The Baltimore Orioles have been in excellent form, both at home and on the road. With Corbin Burnes pitching at a high level and the Orioles' potent offense, they are well-positioned to cover the spread against the struggling Cubs. Shota Imanaga has been solid for the Cubs, but the Orioles’ overall strength should see them prevail comfortably.

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