MLB Expert Predictions: Our Staff’s Favorite Bets for Saturday Including Orioles-Red Sox

Aug 17, 2019 02:20 PM EDT
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Tommy Gilligan-USA TODAY Sports. Pictured: Baltimore Orioles starting pitcher Asher Wojciechowski (29).

  • Our experts give out their favorite plays for two games on Saturday's MLB slate: Orioles-Red Sox (7:10 p.m. ET), and Padres-Phillies (7:05 p.m. ET).

Sean Zerillo: Baltimore Orioles at Boston Red Sox

Asher Wojciechowski (2-5, 4.84 ERA) vs. Eduardo Rodriguez (13-5, 4.31 ERA)

  • Away Moneyline: 260
  • Home Moneyline: -320
  • Over/Under: 10.5
  • First pitch: 7:10 p.m. ET

Coming off of 9-1 drubbing at the hands of the Red Sox on Friday night, there is no question that the Orioles will be in a contrarian spot again on Saturday — as they have been for most of the 2019 season.

A 12-12 July was easily Baltimore’s best stretch this season, but they are just 3-12 in August and have already been outscored by 70 runs; allowing 8.8 runs per game this month.

One of those three wins came as a +406 underdog against Justin Verlander and the Astros on August 11 — with Asher Wojiechowski (“Woj”) pitching for the Orioles.

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