Astros vs. Orioles - 6/3/15 MLB Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Baltimore Orioles (23-27) at Houston Astros (32-20)
MLB Baseball: Wednesday, June 3, 2015 at 8:10 pm (Minute Maid Park)
M Gonzalez (5-3) (3.48) vs. L McCullers (1-0) (2.40)
The Line: Houston Astros -135 / Baltimore Orioles +125 --- Over/Under: 8.5 See the Latest Odds
TV: MASN2, ROOT-SW
The Baltimore Orioles and Houston Astros play game three of their series Wednesday night.
The Baltimore Orioles look to snap a four-game losing streak. The Orioles have scored 11 runs in their last three games and four or more runs in five of their last 10 games. The Orioles have won five of their last seven games when scoring more than three runs. Adam Jones leads Baltimore with 56 hits and 26 RBI while Chris Davis and Jimmy Paredes have combined for 56 RBI. The Baltimore Orioles have lost five of their last six road games. Miguel Gonzalez gets the nod, and he’s 5-3 with a 3.48 ERA and 50 strikeouts this season. Gonzalez is 1-2 with a 3.47 ERA and 22 strikeouts in his career against the Astros.
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The Houston Astros look for a win after splitting their last eight games. The Astros have scored 11 runs in their last three games and four or more runs in five of their last 10 games. The Astros have won six of their last eight games when scoring more than three runs. Jose Altuve leads Houston with 64 hits and 26 RBI while Evan Gattis and Luis Valbuena have combined for 56 RBI. The Houston Astros have won five of their last seven home games. Lance McCullers takes the hill, and he’s 1-0 with a 2.40 ERA and 18 strikeouts this season. This will be McCullers’ first career game against the Orioles.
The Orioles are 7-2 in their last 9 during game 3 of a series and 1-4 in Gonzalezs last 5 road starts. The Astros are 10-4 in their last 14 during game 3 of a series and 1-4 in their last 5 games as a favorite. The Orioles are 16-7 in the last 23 meetings.
There comes a point where you just fade a team that can't win on the road. We've gotten to that point with the O's. I don't care who is on the hill, I'm not backing this team that can't win away from home.