Orioles vs. Angels Prediction: Expert Picks, Odds, Stats & Best Bets - Wednesday, May 17, 2023

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Orioles vs. Angels Prediction: Expert Picks, Odds, Stats & Best Bets – Wednesday, May 17, 2023

MLB Predictions

The Baltimore Orioles will take the field against the Los Angeles Angels (22-21) on Wednesday. The game begins at 6:35 PM ET on MASN2, with the Orioles listed as -158 favorites on the moneyline.

Baltimore’s Kyle Bradish and Los Angeles’ Griffin Canning have been named the starters for this contest.

Orioles vs. Angels Odds

  • Orioles odds to win: -158
  • Angels odds to win: +136
  • Spread: Orioles -1.5
  • Total: 8.5 runs

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Game Time and Information

  • Date: Wednesday, May 17, 2023
  • Time: 6:35 PM ET
  • TV: MASN2

Who Will Win Orioles vs. Angels?

Orioles and Angels Betting Trends

The Orioles have won 81.8% of the games this season when they were favored on the moneyline (18-4).

Baltimore has gone 9-2 (winning 81.8% of its games) when playing as moneyline favorites of -158 or shorter.

The Angels have been underdogs in 16 games this season and won seven (43.8%) of those contests.

Los Angeles has played as an underdog of +136 or more twice this season and split those games.

In the 42 games in which bookmakers have set an over/under for the Orioles, they have combined with opponents to go over the total 21 times (21-18-3).

Games involving the Angels have gone over the total set by bookmakers in 21 of 43 chances this season.

Orioles Stats & Insights

The Orioles score the eighth-most runs in baseball (212 total, five per game).

Baltimore ranks 14th in MLB play with 50 home runs. They average 1.2 per game.

The Orioles have the 13th-ranked batting average in the league (.249).

Baltimore’s batters strike out 8.3 times per game, the eighth-fewest strikeouts in MLB.

The Orioles pitching staff ranks 10th in MLB with a collective 9.1 strikeouts per nine innings.

Baltimore has the 15th-ranked team ERA among all MLB pitching staffs (4.17).

Angels Stats & Insights

The Angels have scored 221 runs this season, which ranks seventh in MLB.

Los Angeles ranks eighth in Major League Baseball with 56 home runs.

The Angels’ .261 batting average is among the best in baseball, ranking eighth in MLB.

Los Angeles ranks 11th in MLB in strikeouts per game with an average of 8.3 Ks per contest.

The Angels have an 8.7 K/9 this season as a pitching staff, which ranks 14th in the majors.

Los Angeles has the 19th-ranked ERA (4.44) in the majors this season.

Orioles Key Players to Watch

The Orioles are sending Bradish (1-1) to the mound to make his seventh start of the season. He is 1-1 with a 4.56 ERA and 24 strikeouts through 25 2/3 innings pitched.

Cedric Mullins leads Baltimore in runs batted in with 33 while batting .260.

Adley Rutschman has collected 43 hits this season and has an OBP of .405. He’s slugging .444 on the year.

Ryan Mountcastle leads Baltimore in home runs with nine. He’s driven in 29 runs and is slugging .483.

Jorge Mateo has 30 hits and an OBP of .307 to go with a slugging percentage of .470 this season.

Angels Key Players to Watch

The Angels will send Canning (2-1) to the mound for his sixth start this season.

Shohei Ohtani has racked up a team-best batting average of .296 and paces the Angels in runs batted in (29).

Hunter Renfroe’s 10 home runs lead his team.

Mike Trout is batting .274 with 10 doubles, eight home runs and 18 walks.

Taylor Ward is hitting .244 with four doubles, four home runs and 17 walks.

Orioles and Angels Injuries

Orioles: Ramón Urías: 10 Day IL (Hamstring), Mychal Givens: 15 Day IL (Knee), Dillon Tate: 15 Day IL (Elbow), John Means: 60 Day IL (Elbow)

Angels: Anthony Rendon: 10 Day IL (Groin), Max Stassi: 10 Day IL (Hip ), Jared Walsh: 10 Day IL (Headaches), Austin Warren: 15 Day IL (Elbow), José Suarez: 15 Day IL (Shoulder), Aaron Loup: 15 Day IL (Hamstring), Logan O’Hoppe: 60 Day IL (Shoulder), José Quijada: 60 Day IL (Elbow), Chris Rodriguez: 60 Day IL (Shoulder), Jose Marte: 60 Day IL (Elbow), Davis Daniel: 60 Day IL (Shoulder), Tucker Davidson: day-to-day (Leg)

Orioles vs. Angels Prediction

  • Score Prediction: Orioles 5, Angels 4
  • Total Prediction: Under 8.5 runs
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