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Pittsburgh Pirates at Baltimore Orioles 8/5/22 - MLB Picks & Predictions

Baltimore Orioles vs Pittsburgh Pirates Odds & Info

Game Baltimore Orioles vs Pittsburgh Pirates
Date & Time Friday August 5, 2022, 7:05 PM (EDT)
Location
Oriole Park At Camden Yards
Latest odds
BAL -156 ; Total 8.5
TV Channel
MASN2

Beautiful Camden Yards will play host to a Friday night MLB interleague clash between the Pittsburgh Pirates and the Baltimore Orioles. The Pirates (43-62) are riding high after a three-game sweep against the first place Brewers. On Thursday, Pittsburgh OF Bryan Reynolds tied the game with an RBI double and scored the winning run on a wild pitch during a 5-4 home victory versus Milwaukee in ten innings.

Twenty-six year old righty Mitch Keller (3-7 4.37 ERA) will take the mound for the Pirates in this matchup. Last time out, Keller gave up one run in six innings during a 2-1 home loss versus Philadelphia.

The Baltimore Orioles have won 29 of their first 49 home games and are just 1.5 games back in the AL Wild Card race. On Wednesday, Baltimore completed their first ever season sweep of Texas with a 6-3 road victory. C Robinson Chirinos homered as part of a three-hit night for the Orioles, who improved to 54-51 on the year.

The Orioles will counter with twenty-six year old righty Dean Kremer (3-3 3.86 ERA) on Friday. Kremer has dropped consecutive starts and has been tagged for ten runs over his last nine plus frames.

Recent Betting Trends

  • Pirates are 16-37 in their last 53 Friday games.
  • Orioles are 12-3 in their last 15 home games.
  • Under is 4-0 in Pirates last 4 road games.
  • Under is 7-1-1 in Orioles last 9 interleague home games.
  • Under is 15-6-3 in Orioles last 24 Friday games.

Free MLB Pick:

UNDER 8.5

Baltimore OF Austin Hays was not in Wednesday’s lineup with left side soreness and is listed as day-to-day. Through 106 games, Pittsburgh ranks 28th in OPS and 28th in runs scored. For the season, Baltimore ranks 20th in OPS and 19th in runs scored. Take the under. Final Score Prediction, Baltimore Orioles win 4-2.

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