Orioles vs. Athletics Prediction: Expert Picks, Odds, Stats & Best Bets - Thursday, April 13, 2023

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Orioles vs. Athletics Prediction: Expert Picks, Odds, Stats & Best Bets – Thursday, April 13, 2023

MLB Predictions

The Baltimore Orioles will take the field against the Oakland Athletics (3-9) on Thursday. The game begins at 1:05 PM ET on MLB Network, with the Orioles listed as -233 favorites on the moneyline.

Cole Irvin gets the starting nod for Baltimore while Adam Oller is Oakland’s starter for the contest.

Orioles vs. Athletics Odds

  • Orioles odds to win: -233
  • Athletics odds to win: +192
  • Spread: Orioles -1.5
  • Total: 10 runs

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Game Time and Information

  • Date: Thursday, April 13, 2023
  • Time: 1:05 PM ET
  • TV: MLB Network

Who Will Win Orioles vs. Athletics?

Orioles and Athletics Betting Trends

The Orioles are 2-1 in games they were favored on the moneyline (winning 66.7% of those games).

Baltimore has not played a game this season with moneyline odds of -233 or shorter.

The Athletics have won three, or 25%, of the 12 games they’ve played as underdogs this season.

Oakland has been at least a +192 moneyline underdog three times this season, but was upset in all of those games.

The Orioles have combined with opponents to hit the over on the total eight times this season for an 8-4-0 record against the over/under.

The Athletics and their opponents have hit the over in eight of their 12 games with a total this season.

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Orioles Stats & Insights

The Orioles are the sixth-highest scoring team in the majors, averaging 5.5 runs per game (66 total).

Baltimore is fourth in MLB play with 18 home runs. They average 1.5 per game.

The Orioles rank 15th in MLB with a .246 batting average.

Baltimore’s 9.6 strikeouts per game rank 23rd in MLB.

The pitching staff for the Orioles has a collective 8.6 K/9, which ranks 19th in the majors.

Baltimore’s 5.39 team ERA ranks 27th among all MLB pitching staffs.

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Athletics Stats & Insights

The Athletics are among the lowest scoring teams in the league, ranking 27th with just 44 total runs (3.7 per game) this season.

Oakland ranks 23rd in Major League Baseball with 11 home runs.

The Athletics rank 26th in MLB with a team batting average of just .228.

Oakland ranks 15th in strikeouts per game (8.9) among MLB offenses.

The Athletics strike out just 7.3 batters per nine innings as a pitching staff, which ranks 27th in MLB.

Oakland has pitched to a 7.54 ERA this season, which ranks 30th in baseball.

Orioles Key Players to Watch

Irvin (0-2) takes the mound for the Orioles to make his third start this season.

Ryan Mountcastle is batting .265 this season with a team-high five home runs and 18 RBI.

Adley Rutschman’s batting average of .391 leads all Baltimore hitters this season.

Austin Hays is slashing .302/.348/.628 this season for the Orioles.

Cedric Mullins has collected eight hits this season and has an OBP of .260. He’s slugging .333 on the year.

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Athletics Key Players to Watch

Oller gets the nod for the Athletics and will make his first start of the season.

Ramon Laureano has racked up a team-best two home runs.

Tony Kemp is batting .227 with two doubles and six walks.

Jace Peterson has put up a team-high seven runs batted in.

Esteury Ruiz has three doubles and three walks while batting .243.

Orioles and Athletics Injuries

Orioles: Kyle Bradish: 15 Day IL (Foot), Mychal Givens: 15 Day IL (Knee), Dillon Tate: 15 Day IL (Elbow), John Means: 60 Day IL (Elbow)

Athletics: Seth Brown: 10 Day IL (Oblique), Manny Piña: 10 Day IL (Wrist), Domingo Acevedo: 15 Day IL (Back), Drew Rucinski: 15 Day IL (Undisclosed), Freddy Tarnok: 15 Day IL (Undisclosed), Paul Blackburn: 15 Day IL (Finger), Kirby Snead: 60 Day IL (Shoulder)

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Orioles vs. Athletics Prediction

  • Score Prediction: Orioles 7, Athletics 5
  • Total Prediction: Over 10 runs
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