Orioles vs. Astros - 5/25/15 MLB Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Houston Astros (28-16) at Baltimore Orioles (19-21)
MLB Baseball: Monday, May 25, 2015 at 1:35 pm (Camden Yards)
D Keuchel (6-0) (1.67) vs. W Chen (1-3) (2.90)
The Line: Baltimore Orioles -107 / Houston Astros -103 --- Over/Under: 7.5 See the Latest Odds
TV: ROOT-SW, MASN
The Houston Astros and Baltimore Orioles begin a three-game series Monday afternoon.
The Houston Astros look to stay hot after winning seven of their last 10 games. The Astros have scored 15 runs in their last three games and four or more runs in seven of their last 10 games. The Astros have won nine of their last 10 games when scoring more than three runs. Jose Altuve leads Houston with 53 hits and 25 RBI while Evan Gattis and Luis Valbuena have combined for 44 RBI. The Houston Astros have split their last eight road games. Dallas Keuchel gets the nod, and he’s 6-0 with a 1.67 ERA and 46 strikeouts this season. Keuchel is 1-1 with a 3.00 ERA and six strikeouts in his career against the Orioles.
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The Baltimore Orioles look for a win after splitting their last 10 games. The Orioles have scored 10 runs in their last three games and three or less runs in five of their last eight games. The Orioles have lost five of their last six games when scoring three or less runs. Adam Jones leads Baltimore with 52 hits and 25 RBI while Jimmy Paredes and Chris Davis have combined for 47 RBI. The Baltimore Orioles have split their last eight home games. Wei-Yin Chen takes the hill, and he’s 1-3 with a 2.90 ERA and 38 strikeouts this season. Chen is 3-0 with a 2.75 ERA and 19 strikeouts in his career against the Astros.
The Astros are 12-5 in their last 17 road games and 14-2 in Keuchels last 16 starts. The Orioles are 4-9 in their last 13 during game 1 of a series and 9-3 in Chens last 12 home starts. The Astros are 2-10 in the last 12 meetings in Baltimore and 5-14 in the last 19 meetings overall.
While Chen and the small chalk looks sweet, it's nearly impossible to fade the Astros with the way they're playing. Keep backing Houston until this team cools off.