Orioles vs Red Sox Prediction MLB Picks for Today 4/26

Orioles vs Red Sox Prediction MLB Picks for Today 4/26

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Preview

The Baltimore Orioles and the Boston Red Sox will face each other in a crucial game in the American League East division. The game will take place on April 26, 2023, at 10:05 AM in Oriole Park at Camden Yards. In this article, we will take a look at both teams' performances, injuries, and pitching to provide our expert MLB predictions on why we believe the Boston Red Sox will win.

 

Pitching

On the mound for the Boston Red Sox, we have Tanner Houck, a right-handed pitcher with a 3-0 record, a 4.29 ERA, and 22 strikeouts. Houck has been pitching well this season, and he has the ability to keep the Orioles' offense under control.

The Baltimore Orioles' starter for this game will be Tyler Wells, a right-handed pitcher with a 0-1 record, a 2.70 ERA, and 16 strikeouts. While Wells has been performing well, he doesn't have the experience that Houck has, which could be a disadvantage for the Orioles.

 

Batting

The Boston Red Sox have a solid batting lineup, with Rafael Devers as their top performer. Devers has hit nine home runs and 24 RBIs, and he has been instrumental in the Red Sox's recent success. Alex Verdugo has also been performing well, with a batting average of .313 and an OBP of .382.

On the other hand, the Baltimore Orioles have struggled in their batting department this season, with Ryan Mountcastle as their only consistent hitter. Mountcastle has hit six home runs and 20 RBIs, but the rest of the team has struggled to get on base and drive in runs.

 

Injuries

The Boston Red Sox have a few players on their injury report, including Chris Martin, Joely Rodriguez, Yu Chang, and Christian Arroyo. However, none of these players are expected to have a significant impact on the game.

The Baltimore Orioles have also had their share of injuries, with Dillon Tate and Austin Hays on their injury report. Hays is day-to-day, and his absence could be felt in the Orioles' batting lineup.

 

Prediction: 

Based on the statistics and our expert MLB picks for today, we predict that the Boston Red Sox will win against the Baltimore Orioles. The Red Sox have a stronger pitching lineup, and their batting department has been consistent throughout the season. The Orioles have struggled to score runs, and their batting lineup lacks depth. Additionally, Tanner Houck has been pitching well this season, and he has the experience needed to keep the Orioles' offense under control.

The Boston Red Sox have a better record on the road this season, with a 6-6 record away from home. They also have a better record in their last five games, with three wins and two losses. On the other hand, the Baltimore Orioles have struggled in their last five games, with two wins and three losses.

In conclusion, we believe that the Boston Red Sox have what it takes to win this game, and we recommend that you bet on them.

 

Pick: Red Sox ML

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