Orioles vs. Nationals - 7/10/15 MLB Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Washington Nationals (46-38) at Baltimore Orioles (43-42)
MLB Baseball: Friday, July 10, 2015 at 7:05 pm (Camden Yards)
Gio Gonzalez vs. C Tillman (6-7) (5.14)
The Line: Baltimore Orioles / Washington Nationals --- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
TV: MASN2, MASN, MLB Network
The Washington Nationals and Baltimore Orioles begin a three-game series Friday night.
The Washington Nationals look for a win after splitting their last 10 games. The Nationals have scored five runs in their last three games and three or less runs in six of their last seven games. The Nationals have lost four of their last six games when scoring three or less runs. Yunel Escobar and Bryce Harper have combined for 182 hits and 87 RBI while Wilson Ramos has 38 RBI. The Washington Nationals have split their last eight road games. Gio Gonzalez gets the nod, and he’s 6-4 with a 4.16 ERA and 78 strikeouts this season. Gonzalez is 1-4 with a 3.80 ERA and 35 strikeouts in his career against the Orioles.
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The Baltimore Orioles need a win after losing six of their last seven games. The Orioles have scored eight runs in their last three games and three or less runs in six of their last seven games. The Orioles have lost 10 straight games when scoring three or less runs. Manny Machado leads Baltimore with 99 hits and 48 RBI while Adam Jones and Chris Davis have combined for 92 RBI. The Baltimore Orioles have won six of their last nine home games. Chris Tillman takes the hill, and he’s 6-7 with a 5.57 ERA and 60 strikeouts this season. Tillaman is 0-0 with a 4.86 ERA and 14 strikeouts in his career against the Nationals.
The Nationals are 5-1 in their last 6 during game 1 of a series and 38-17 in their last 55 games following an off day. The Orioles are 4-0 in their last 4 games following an off day and 61-29 in their last 90 home games. The Nationals are 1-4 in the last 5 meetings in Baltimore and 1-5 in the last 6 meetings overall.
The Orioles need a win to stop the bleeding, and they've played their best ball all season on their home field. I like Baltimore to get the job done and get back on track.