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Baltimore Orioles vs Philadelphia Phillies Prediction 6-15-24 Picks

Philadelphia Phillies (46-22) vs. Baltimore Orioles (45-23)
June 15, 2024 4:05 pm EDT
The Line: Baltimore Orioles -185 / Philadelphia Phillies +156; Over/Under: +8.5
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In this article, we will formulate a Baltimore Orioles vs Philadelphia Phillies prediction for this MLB game on Saturday, June 15th at Oriole Park at Camden Yards. 

Phillies Win in Extra Innings

It took extra innings on Friday, but the Phillies were able to secure the 5-3 victory. Kyle Schwarber hit a home run and drove in two RBIs. The Phillies are averaging 5.07 runs while their pitching is giving up 3.56 runs per game. The offense is ranked 2nd in the league while the pitching is ranked 4th. The Phillies offense might get the attention, but this is a pitching staff that has really impressed so far this season. Bryce Harper is having a strong season, hitting 15 home runs and driving in 46 RBIs so far this season. Getting the start for the Phillies will be Taijuan Walker who sits with a 3-1 record but a high ERA of 5.40. In his last start against the New York Mets, he went 5.2 innings giving up two hits and two runs. 

Why Phillies Will Win

  • The Phillies have won each of their last nine day games after going to extra innings.
  • The Orioles have lost five of their last six games as favorites against National League opponents.
  • The Phillies have covered the run line in each of their last nine games after going to extra innings.
  • The Orioles have failed to cover the run line in each of their last five day games against National League opponents.
  • The Orioles have trailed after 5 innings in four of their last five games as home favorites against National League opponents.

Orioles Look to Bounce Back

The Orioles are looking to bounce back here. The Orioles offense only managed three runs and that included one of those runs coming in the 10th inning. Anthony Santander did hit a home run. The Orioles are averaging 5.1 runs while their pitching is giving up 3.53 runs per game. The offense is ranked 1st in the league while the pitching is ranked 3rd. They do have a run differential of 1.57 which is second in the league. They are batting .248 as a team which is 10th in the league. They have just done a good job of scoring the runs when they get players on base. Gunnar Henderson has hit 21 home runs and driven in 47 RBIs so far this season. The Orioles will face the Yankees following this series.

Why Orioles Will Win

  • The Orioles have won each of their last five day games at Oriole Park at Camden Yards following a loss.
  • The Phillies have lost four of their last five games against American League opponents following a road win.
  • The Phillies have failed to cover the run line in each of their last five games against American League opponents following a road win.
  • The Orioles have covered the run line in 10 of their last 12 games.
  • The Orioles have led after 3 innings in each of their last three day games against the Phillies.

Rodriguez Needs to Be Good

Getting the start for the Orioles will be Grayson Rodriguez who sits with a 7-2 record and an ERA of 3.27. In his last start against the Tampa Bay Rays he went 5.2 innings giving up two hits and two runs. 

Baltimore Orioles vs Philadelphia Phillies Prediction

The Orioles are going to bounce back in a big way, and they will get the job done here. Rodriguez is on the mound for the Orioles and he’s going to lockdown here. The Phillies are going to bad start from Walker who sits with an ERA of 5.40. The Orioles offense is going to tee off early in this game, and it will be Baltimore that cruises to the victory. Back the Orioles on the run line.

Shane Mickle's Free Pick: Orioles -1.5

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Sports is about all Shane knows in this life! He has a passion for sports and writing, which makes working for Sportschatplace a perfect job for him! If you find him cheering for a team it's usually a Minnesota team, or the Kansas Jayhawks!

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