Pittsburgh Pirates at Baltimore Orioles - 8/6/22 MLB Picks and Prediction

Baltimore Orioles (55-51) vs Pittsburgh Pirates (43-63)

Game Info: Saturday, August 6, 2022 at 5:05 pm (Oriole Park at Camden Yards)

Austin Voth (1-1) (2.84) vs JT Brubaker (2-9) (4.40)

Betting Odds: Baltimore Orioles -155 / Pittsburgh Pirates +135 --- Over/Under: 8.5 Click Here for the Latest Odds

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The Pittsburgh Pirates will play the Baltimore Orioles in Game 2 of their series at Camden Yards on Saturday evening.

The Pittsburgh Pirates are 43-63 this season and have won three of their last four games. Pittsburgh lost Game 1 of this series by a score of 1-0 on Friday night. The Pittsburgh pitching staff has a 4.58 ERA, a 1.43 WHIP, and a .264 opponent batting average this season. The Pirates offense has scored 381 runs with a .220 batting average and a .289 on base percentage. Bryan Reynolds is batting .258 with 16 home runs and 34 RBI’s for the Pirates this season. The projected starter for Pittsburgh is JT Brubaker, who is 2-9 with a 4.40 ERA and a 1.49 WHIP over 104.1 innings pitched this season.

The Baltimore Orioles are 55-51 this season and have won four games in a row. Prior to winning Game 1 of this series, Baltimore won all three games in their series against Texas. The Baltimore pitching staff has a 3.84 ERA, a 1.29 WHIP, and a .255 opponent batting average. The Orioles offense has scored 447 runs with a .236 batting average and a .304 on base percentage this year. Anthony Santander is batting .259 with 19 home runs and 59 RBI’s for the Orioles this season. The projected starter for Baltimore is Austin Voth, who is 1-1 with a 2.84 ERA and a 1.26 WHIP over 31.2 innings pitched this season.

Pittsburgh is 5-13 in their last 18 games and 1-5 in their last 6 games against the AL East. The under is 4-0 in Pittsburgh’s last 4 Saturday games. Baltimore is 13-3 in their last 16 home games and 20-7 in their last 27 games. The over is 6-0-2 in Baltimore’s last 8 game two’s of a series. Pittsburgh is 0-8 in these two teams last 8 head to head meetings in Baltimore.

Baltimore was able to win Game 1 of this series on Friday night by a score of 1-0 and scattered 6 Pittsburgh hits throughout the game. Baltimore has been playing very well over the last month or so and continues to climb further over .500. Pittsburgh is 20 games below .500 and has one of the worst records in baseball. Austin Voth has allowed 1 earned run over his last 10.1 innings pitched for the Orioles. I am taking Baltimore to win this game by at least two runs.

David’s Pick Orioles -1.5

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