Dodgers vs. Orioles - 7/5/16 MLB Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Baltimore Orioles (47-35) at Los Angeles Dodgers (48-37)
MLB Baseball: Tuesday, July 5, 2016 at 10:10 pm (Dodger Stadium)
C Tillman (10-2) (3.71) vs. Kenta Maeda (7-5) (2.82)
The Line: Los Angeles Dodgers -152 / Baltimore Orioles +142 --- Over/Under: 7.5 See the Latest Odds
The Baltimore Orioles and Los Angeles Dodgers play game two of their series Tuesday night.
The Baltimore Orioles need a win in order to snap a five-game losing streak. The Orioles have allowed 28 runs in their last three games and five or more runs in nine straight games. The Baltimore Orioles have an ERA of 4.43 and have lost seven of their last 11 games when allowing more than three runs. Offensively, Manny Machado leads Baltimore with 104 hits, Mark Trumbo has 62 RBI and Jonathan Schoop has 13 home runs. Chris Tillman gets the ball, and he’s 10-2 with a 3.71 ERA and 91 strikeouts this season. This will be Tillman’s first career game against the Dodgers.
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The Los Angeles Dodgers look to keep rolling after winning seven of their last eight games. The Dodgers have scored 17 runs in their last three games and four or more runs in 10 of their last 14 games. The Los Angeles Dodgers offense has heated up lately, and they’ve won seven straight games when scoring more than three runs. Corey Seager leads Los Angeles with 100 hits, Adrian Gonzalez has 39 RBI and Justin Turner has 11 home runs. Kenta Maeda takes the hill, and he’s 7-5 with a 2.82 ERA and 89 strikeouts this season. This will be Maeda’s first career game against the Orioles.
The Orioles are 4-1 in their last 5 during game 2 of a series and 17-4 in Tillmans last 21 starts. The Dodgers are 13-4 in their last 17 during game 2 of a series and 6-2 in Maedas last 8 starts. The Orioles are 2-6 in the last 8 meetings.
The Orioles are unbackable right now during their losing streak, as their pitching staff is getting rocked right now. The Dodgers play their best ball at home and the offense has heated up. Give me the Dodgers to win their sixth straight.