Orioles vs. Astros Free Pick
ODDS: According to oddsmakers from online sports book BetDSI, the Orioles are -108 money line favorites over the Astros, who are +100 on the money line. The total, meanwhile, is currently sitting at 9 runs.
LINE MOVEMENT: The Orioles opened as -110 money line favorites but their odds have dropped to -108, while the Astros’ odds opened as +102 money line odds and are now +100. The total opened at 8.5 but has jumped to 9 at most online and Vegas sports books.
PITCHING MATCHUP: The Orioles will throw Miguel Gonzalez (3-3, 4.35 ERA) tonight versus Brett Oberholtzer, who is just 1-6 with a 5.32 ERA this year for the Astros. Baltimore is 26-26 overall and 15-14 on the road, while Houston is 23-32 on the year and 11-15 at home.
MLB FREE PICK: Take Baltimore. According to latest MLB trends, the Orioles are 5-0 in Gonzalez’s last five starts as a favorite, 5-1 in his last six starts versus AL West opponents and 4-1 in his last five starts with four days of rest. They’re also 13-5 in his last 18 starts with the total set at 9.0-10.5 and 12-4 in their last 16 games versus the Astros. On the other side, the ‘Stros are 1-11 in Oberholtzer’s last 12 starts, 0-5 in his lats five home starts, and 0-5 in his last five starts as a home underdog.
MLB FREE PICK: BALTIMORE ORIOLES -108