Arizona Diamondbacks vs Baltimore Orioles Prediction MLB Picks 5/10/24

Baltimore Orioles (24-12) vs Arizona Diamondbacks (17-20)

Game Info: Friday, May 10, 2024 at 7:05 pm (Oriole Park at Camden Yards)

Cole Irvin (3-1) (2.86) vs Brandon Pfaadt (1-2) (4.61)

Betting Odds: Baltimore Orioles -132 / Arizona Diamondbacks +111 --- Over/Under: 8 Click Here for the Latest Odds

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In this article, we will formulate an Arizona Diamondbacks vs Baltimore Orioles Prediction for this MLB game on Friday, May 10th at Camden Yards.  To formulate this prediction, we will examine:

-The Diamondbacks recent form and recent player performance 

-The Orioles recent form and recent play performance

-Recent Betting trends and streaks involving Arizona

-Recent Betting trends and streaks involving Baltimore

-Recent betting trends in games played between Arizona and Baltimore

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

Diamondbacks Coming Off a Win

The Diamondbacks faced off against the Cincinnati Reds on Thursday and they were able to secure a 5-4 victory. Joc Pederson did have a strong game finishing with three hits, one home run, and one run driven in. Slade Cecconi went 5.1 innings giving up three hits and one earned runs. The Diamondbacks are averaging 5.0 runs while their pitching is giving up 4.67 runs per game. The offense is ranked 6th in the league while the pitching is ranked 22nd. The pitching has been a problem overall and they are going to need the pitching to be a whole lot better. They are batting .248 as a team which is 9th in the league. Getting the start for the Diamondbacks will be Brandon Pfaadt who sits with a 1-2 record and an ERA of 4.61. In his last start against the San Diego Padres he went six innings giving up ten hits and five runs. Two starts ago against the Seattle Mariners, he went six innings giving up five hits and two runs. 

Orioles Coming Off Another Win

The Orioles faced off against the Washington Nationals in the last game and they were able to secure a 7-6 victory. It took 12 innings but two runs in the top of the 12th were the difference on the way to the victory. Ryan Mountcastle had a strong game hitting a home run and driving in two RBIs. The Orioles are averaging 5.14 runs while their pitching is giving up 3.66 runs per game. The offense is ranked 2nd in the league while the pitching is ranked 6th. They currently have a run differential of 1.49 which is second best in the league. 

Irvin Has Been Dominant 

Getting the start for the Orioles will be Cole Irvin who sits with a 3-1 record and an ERA of 2.86. Over his last three starts, he has gone 22 innings and given up zero runs. In his last start against the Cincinnati Reds he went 6.1 innings giving up two hits and zero runs. 

Baltimore Orioles Player Prop Facts

  • Ryan Mountcastle has hit a home run in each of the Orioles' last two home games against opponents that held a losing record.
  • Anthony Santander has recorded at least one RBI in five of his last six home appearances after not playing the previous day.
  • Cole Irvin has recorded four or more strikeouts in each of his last six appearances against NL West opponents.
  • Gunnar Henderson has scored at least one run in nine of the Orioles' last 10 games against opponents that held a losing record.
  • Adley Rutschman has recorded at least one hit in each of his last eight appearances after not playing the previous day.
  • Austin Hays has recorded at least one total base in each of his last 13 Friday night appearances with the Orioles as favorites.
  • Adley Rutschman has recorded at least one Single in each of his last eight appearances after not playing the previous day.
  • Cole Irvin has recorded a win in each of his last three appearances.
  • Gunnar Henderson ranks T2nd in the league in Home Runs (11) this season.

Arizona Diamondbacks Player Prop Facts

  • Randal Grichuk has hit at least one home run in each of his last two appearances with his team as a road underdog against the Orioles.
  • Christian Walker has recorded at least one RBI in five of the Diamondbacks' last six games as road underdogs.
  • Gabriel Moreno has recorded two or more total bases in each of his four previous appearances with his team as an underdog against the Orioles.
  • Brandon Pfaadt has recorded six or more strikeouts in five of his last six appearances against opponents that held a winning record.
  • Christian Walker has recorded at least one hit in each of the Diamondbacks' last six games as road underdogs.
  • Geraldo Perdomo has scored a run in each of his last four road appearances against opponents that held a winning record.
  • Ketel Marte has recorded a Double in three of the Diamondbacks' last four games as underdogs against AL East opponents.
  • Lourdes Gurriel Jr. has recorded at least one Single in each of his last four appearances with his team as a road underdog against AL East opponents.

Matchup/League Facts

  • The Baltimore Orioles rank 1st in the league for home runs this season (57).
  • The Baltimore Orioles rank 2nd in the league for slugging percentage this season (.444).
  • The Arizona Diamondbacks rank 29th in the league for strikeouts this season (287).
  • The Arizona Diamondbacks rank 4th in the league for doubles this season (70).

Arizona Diamondbacks vs Baltimore Orioles Prediction

Irvin has been dominant heading into this game and he’s going to lockdown again here. Irvin’s last start he gave up only two hits, and the Diamondbacks bats are going to be ice cold again here. The Diamondbacks offense has been good heading into this game but they are going to be ice cold here. The Orioles are going to score at least five runs here, and that will be enough for them to get the job done. Back the Orioles on the run line. 

The pick in this article is the opinion of the writer, not a PickDawgz site consensus.

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