Rangers Vs Orioles: MLB Betting Lines, Stats And Predictions – April 16, 2021

Posted By PlayPicks Staff on April 16, 2021

The Baltimore Orioles (5-8) enter Friday’s matchup with the Texas Rangers (6-7) following their 1-3 series defeat to the Mariners. The Rangers, coming off of a series win against the Rays, are listed as -130 favorites for Game 1. The series begins at Globe Life Field, starting at 8:05 PM ET. Texas’ Mike Foltynewicz gets the start, and he’ll go against Baltimore’s Jorge Lopez.

The betting insights and predictions in this article reflect betting data from DraftKings as of April 16, 2021, 2:00 AM ET. See table below for current betting odds and CLICK HERE to place a bet at DraftKings.

Rangers vs Orioles Betting Lines

Rangers Betting Insights

  • The Rangers will play as the favorite for the first time this season.
  • Texas has not been a bigger favorite this season than the -130 moneyline set for this game.
  • The moneyline for this contest implies a 54.3% chance of a victory for the Rangers.
  • When it comes to hitting the over, the Rangers and their opponents are 4-6 in their last 10 games with a total.

Rangers Last 10 Games Trend

Stat Avg/Total
Record 5-5
Runs Per Game 3.4
HR 11
ERA 2.80
K/9 8.6

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Orioles Betting Insights

  • The Orioles have been victorous in four of the 10 contests they have been chosen as underdogs in this season.
  • Baltimore has a mark of 4-5 in contests where bookmakers favor them by +110 or worse on the moneyline.
  • Bookmakers have implied with the moneyline set for this matchup that the Orioles have a 45.7% chance of pulling out a win.
  • In their last 10 games with an over/under, the Orioles and their opponents have combined to clear the total five times.

Orioles Last 10 Games Trend

Stat Avg/Total
Record 2-8
Runs Per Game 3.5
HR 12
ERA 6.00
K/9 8.4

Orioles Probable Pitcher – Jorge López

  • The Orioles will look to Lopez (0-2) to open the game and make his third start of the season.
  • His most recent appearance came on Sunday against the Red Sox, when the right-hander went four innings, surrendering seven earned runs while allowing eight hits.
  • The Orioles were the underdog on the moneyline for two Lopez starts this season — they lost both.
  • Pitchers reflected above are based on projections as of April 16, 2021 at 2:08 AM ET and may not be the pitchers at game time.

Rangers Hitting Splits

Split Record
Overall 6-7
Home 2-4
Road 4-3
vs LHP (Starters) 4-3
vs RHP (Starters) 2-4
Day Games 1-2
Night Games 5-5

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Rangers Probable Pitcher – Mike Foltynewicz

  • Foltynewicz will take to the mound for the Rangers, his third start of the season.
  • The right-hander last pitched on Sunday against the Padres, throwing seven innings and giving up one earned run.
  • He has yet to start a game this season when his team was the moneyline favorite.
  • Pitchers reflected above are based on projections as of April 16, 2021 at 2:08 AM ET and may not be the pitchers at game time.

Orioles Hitting Splits

Split Record
Overall 5-8
Home 1-6
Road 4-2
vs LHP (Starters) 1-4
vs RHP (Starters) 4-4
Day Games 0-0
Night Games 5-8

Rangers Hitting Stats

  • The Rangers are 16th-best in baseball with 14 total home runs.
  • The Rangers have hit six home runs at home this season (one per game).
  • Texas has hit 11 home runs during the past 10 games.
  • Isiah Kiner-Falefa has been key for Texas with 14 hits, an OBP of .288 plus a slugging percentage of .393.
  • Nate Lowe leads Texas in home runs with four and runs batted in with 15.

Orioles Hitting Stats

  • The Orioles have hit 12 homers this season, which ranks 24th in the league.
  • They are 1-3 this season when they hit two or more home runs in a game.
  • Baltimore has 12 homers over its last 10 games.
  • Cedric Mullins has a team-high batting average of .388.
  • Maikel Franco has totaled 12 runs batted in to lead his team.

Game Prediction

Moneyline Pick:
Rangers (-130)

Over/Under Pick: Over (9)

Predictions are calculated by a data-driven algorithm derived from offensive performance metrics and probable starting pitchers.

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