Oakland Athletics vs Baltimore Orioles Prediction MLB Picks 4/26/24

Baltimore Orioles (16-8) vs Oakland Athletics (9-16)

Game Info: Friday, April 26, 2024 at 7:05 pm (Oriole Park at Camden Yards)

Corbin Burnes (3-0) (2.76) vs Ross Stripling (0-5) (5.34)

Betting Odds: Baltimore Orioles -263 / Oakland Athletics +218 --- Over/Under: 7.5 Click Here for the Latest Odds

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In this article we will formulate an Oakland Athletics vs Baltimore Orioles Prediction for this MLB game on Friday, April 26th at Oriole Park at Camden Yards. To formulate this prediction, we will examine:

-The Athlietics recent form and recent player performance 

-The Orioles recent form and recent play performance

-Recent Betting trends and streaks involving Oakland

-Recent Betting trends and streaks involving Baltimore

-Recent betting trends in games played between Oakland and Baltimore

-A summary that ties it all together and produces a favorable betting outcome for today’s game between the Athletics and Orioles. 

Oakland Coming off Key Win

Oakland has only 10 wins on the season but they were able to pick up the victory on Thursday. Tyler Nevin hit a home run and drove in two RBIs. Oakland on the season is averaging 2.84 runs while their defense is giving up 4.4 runs per game. The offense is ranked 29th in the league while the defense is ranked 19th. They have a run differential of -1.6 which is 27th in the league. Shea Langeiliers is having a strong season, hitting five home runs and driving in 11 RBIs. 

Can Ross Stripling Be Strong? 

Getting the start for Oakland will be Ross Stripling who sits with an 0-5 record and an EERA of 5.34. In his last start against the Cleveland Guardians, he went five innings giving up five hits and three runs. He gave up a home run. If Oakland wants to win this game, Stripling is going to need to be strong here or Oakland is going to pick up another loss. 

Orioles Coming Off Another Win

The Orioles are coming off another win over the Los Angeles Angels on Wednesday. The Orioles let the Angels stick around, and they almost blew the game late, but they ended up holding on for the 6-5 victory. Gunnar Henderson had a strong game hitting a home run and driving in three hits. The Orioles on the season is averaging 5.67 runs per game while the pitching is giving up 4.46 runs per game. The offense is ranked 3rd in the league while the pitching is ranked 21st. 

Can Corbin Burnes Dominate?

Getting the start for the Orioles will be Corbin Burnes who sits with a 3-0 record and an ERA of 2.76. In his last start against the Kansas City Royals, Burnes went 5.2 innings giving up four hits and three runs. In 29.1 innings so far this season, Burnes has given up only nine earned runs. If Burnes gives up more than two runs here, that would be a very disappointing start. 

Baltimore Orioles Player Prop Facts

  • Gunnar Henderson has hit a home run in five of the Orioles' last six games against opponents that held a losing record.
  • Gunnar Henderson has recorded at least one RBI in each of the Orioles' last six games as home favorites.
  • Gunnar Henderson has recorded four or more total bases in each of the Orioles' last six games against opponents that held a losing record.
  • Gunnar Henderson has scored at least one run in each of the Orioles' last six games against the Athletics.
  • Anthony Santander has recorded at least one hit in each of his last 11 appearances after not playing the previous day.
  • Corbin Burnes has recorded a win in three of his last four appearances against AL West opponents.
  • Adley Rutschman has recorded at least one Single in each of his last seven appearances in night games.
  • James McCann has recorded a Double in three of his last four appearances against opponents that held a losing record.
  • Gunnar Henderson ranks 3rd in the league in Home Runs (8) this season.

Oakland Athletics Player Prop Facts

  • Brent Rooker has hit at least one home run in each of the Athletics' last two road games against the Orioles.
  • Brent Rooker has recorded at least one RBI in five of the Athletics' last six games as underdogs against the Orioles.
  • Brent Rooker has scored at least one run in five of the Athletics' last six games against the Orioles.
  • Brent Rooker has recorded at least one total base in each of his last 11 Friday appearances.
  • Brent Rooker has recorded at least one hit in each of his last 11 Friday appearances with the Athletics as underdogs.
  • Ross Stripling has recorded four or more strikeouts in each of his last four appearances in night games.
  • Esteury Ruiz has recorded at least one Single in each of the Athletics' last four games at Oriole Park at Camden Yards.

Matchup/League Facts

  • The Baltimore Orioles rank 1st in the league for home runs this season (37).
  • The Baltimore Orioles rank 2nd in the league for slugging percentage this season (.459).
  • The Oakland Athletics rank 29th in the league for runs scored this season (74).
  • The Oakland Athletics rank 29th in the league for hits this season (170).

Oakland Athletics vs Baltimore Orioles Betting Prediction

Burnes has been strong this season for the Orioles, and he’s going to continue that success here. In 29.1 innings, Burnes has given up only nine earned runs, and he’s going to dominate again here. Oakland’s offense has been awful this season, and they are going to really struggle to get the offense going here. The Orioles will give Burnes some run support and that is going to be the difference here. Baltimore is going to have no issue cruising to the easy victory. Back the Orioles on the run line.

Shane’s Pick Orioles -1.5

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