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Quick Look At The MLB Matchups For 05-16-2023

We have a total of 15 games today with the day's first pitch scheduled for 6:35 PM EST when the Angels take on the Orioles at Oriole Park at Camden Yards. Early projections are for the Reds and Rockies to lead the day in runs scored while Nationals and Marlins should be a pitching dual with one of the lowest projected run totals of the day.

Angels (+117) vs Orioles (-140) 9.0 O/U

6:35 PM
Weather Report
Clear
81°

Temp

35%

Humidity

SW

Direction

2 MPH

Wind

Los Angeles Angels
None (nan ERA)
22-20

Season

88-89

Home

79-102

Away

3-7

Last 10

Baltimore Orioles
None (nan ERA)
26-15

Season

81-95

Home

76-106

Away

3-7

Last 10

Pirates (+107) vs Tigers (-128) 9.0 O/U

6:40 PM
Weather Report
Sunny
75°

Temp

26%

Humidity

W

Direction

12 MPH

Wind

Pittsburgh Pirates
None (nan ERA)
22-19

Season

80-98

Home

61-119

Away

6-4

Last 10

Detroit Tigers
None (nan ERA)
18-21

Season

84-94

Home

73-103

Away

6-4

Last 10

    Comerica Park is one of the toughest ballparks in baseball for HR's allowing just 0.80 per game
    The Pirates bats are one of the worst in baseball ranking #29 overall
    The Tigers bats are one of the worst in baseball ranking #30 overall
    The Pirates are one of the worst run scoring teams in baseball at 3.7 per game
    The Tigers are one of the worst run scoring teams in baseball at 3.8 per game

Nationals (+141) vs Marlins (-170) 7.5 O/U

6:40 PM
Weather Report
Partly cloudy
88°

Temp

50%

Humidity

ESE

Direction

2 MPH

Wind

Washington Nationals
None (nan ERA)
18-23

Season

67-114

Home

68-108

Away

6-4

Last 10

Miami Marlins
None (nan ERA)
20-21

Season

84-96

Home

64-113

Away

6-4

Last 10

    LoanDepot Park is one of the toughest ballparks in baseball for HR's allowing just 0.86 per game
    The Marlins are one of the worst run scoring teams in baseball at 3.7 per game

Yankees (+148) vs Blue Jays (-180) 8.5 O/U

7:07 PM
Weather Report
Sunny
66°

Temp

46%

Humidity

W

Direction

14 MPH

Wind

New York Yankees
Jhony Brito (5.45 ERA)
24-19

Season

116-69

Home

94-80

Away

6-4

Last 10

Toronto Blue Jays
Alek Manoah (5.40 ERA)
24-17

Season

105-72

Home

99-82

Away

6-4

Last 10

    The Yankees are ranked #2 for Home Runs (1.4) per game
    Alek Manoah (TOR) is our 3rd highest projected pitcher today with 31.3pts projected
    Alek Manoah (NYY) is one of the worst starters in baseball allowing 5.4 runs per game.
    Jhony Brito (TOR) is one of the worst starters in baseball allowing 5.4 runs per game.
    The Blue Jays bats are one of the best in baseball ranking #2 overall
    The Blue Jays are one of the highest run scoring teams in baseball at 5.0 per game

Rays (+134) vs Mets (-160) 8.0 O/U

7:10 PM
Weather Report
Sunny
77°

Temp

21%

Humidity

N

Direction

2 MPH

Wind

Tampa Bay Rays
None (nan ERA)
31-11

Season

122-62

Home

92-85

Away

7-3

Last 10

New York Mets
None (nan ERA)
20-22

Season

105-66

Home

89-97

Away

7-3

Last 10

Mariners (-165) vs Red Sox (+139) 9.5 O/U

7:10 PM
Weather Report
Overcast
75°

Temp

25%

Humidity

WSW

Direction

19 MPH

Wind

Seattle Mariners
None (nan ERA)
21-20

Season

95-81

Home

99-81

Away

6-4

Last 10

Boston Red Sox
Tanner Houck (5.48 ERA)
22-20

Season

102-80

Home

87-92

Away

6-4

Last 10

    Tanner Houck (SEA) is one of the worst starters in baseball allowing 5.5 runs per game.

Brewers (+148) vs Cardinals (-180) 8.0 O/U

7:45 PM
Weather Report
Sunny
79°

Temp

70%

Humidity

NNW

Direction

14 MPH

Wind

Milwaukee Brewers
Freddy Peralta (3.72 ERA)
23-18

Season

103-78

Home

97-82

Away

7-3

Last 10

St. Louis Cardinals
Jack Flaherty (5.24 ERA)
17-25

Season

103-77

Home

91-87

Away

7-3

Last 10

    Freddy Peralta (MIL) has the #29 highest strikeout rate in baseball averaging 6.25 per start.
    Jack Flaherty (MIL) is one of the worst starters in baseball allowing 5.2 runs per game.

Braves (-110) vs Rangers (-110) 10.0 O/U

8:05 PM
Weather Report
Partly cloudy
75°

Temp

61%

Humidity

N

Direction

4 MPH

Wind

Atlanta Braves
Charlie Morton (2.85 ERA)
26-15

Season

104-72

Home

105-74

Away

5-5

Last 10

Texas Rangers
Cole Ragans (6.23 ERA)
25-16

Season

81-97

Home

71-108

Away

5-5

Last 10

    Rangers's Jonah Heim is on the longest hitting streak in baseball at 13 games dating back to 04/28
    The Braves are ranked #1 for Home Runs (1.2) per game
    Charlie Morton (ATL) is our 2nd highest projected pitcher today with 33.0pts projected
    Cole Ragans (ATL) is one of the worst starters in baseball allowing 6.2 runs per game.
    The Braves are one of the highest run scoring teams in baseball at 4.9 per game

Guardians (-123) vs White Sox (+103) 8.0 O/U

8:10 PM
Weather Report
Partly cloudy
75°

Temp

32%

Humidity

WNW

Direction

4 MPH

Wind

Cleveland Guardians
None (nan ERA)
19-21

Season

93-85

Home

94-84

Away

8-2

Last 10

Chicago White Sox
None (nan ERA)
14-28

Season

97-84

Home

90-90

Away

8-2

Last 10

Cubs (+140) vs Astros (-168) 7.5 O/U

8:10 PM
Weather Report
Partly cloudy
84°

Temp

55%

Humidity

NW

Direction

11 MPH

Wind

Chicago Cubs
Jameson Taillon (6.29 ERA)
19-22

Season

83-94

Home

77-102

Away

6-4

Last 10

Houston Astros
Framber Valdez (2.84 ERA)
22-19

Season

112-66

Home

105-77

Away

6-4

Last 10

    Framber Valdez (HOU) is our highest projected pitcher today with 35.0pts projected
    Framber Valdez (HOU) has the #8 highest strikeout rate in baseball averaging 7.22 per start.
    Jameson Taillon (HOU) is one of the worst starters in baseball allowing 6.3 runs per game.
    The Cubs are the easiest team to strikeout in baseball leading the league at 9
    The Astros are the hardest team to strikeout in baseball leading with just 8 per game

Reds (+108) vs Rockies (-130) 12.0 O/U

8:40 PM
Weather Report
Partly cloudy
70°

Temp

31%

Humidity

NE

Direction

4 MPH

Wind

Cincinnati Reds
Hunter Greene (4.60 ERA)
18-23

Season

86-93

Home

73-105

Away

4-6

Last 10

Colorado Rockies
Connor Seabold (5.14 ERA)
18-24

Season

96-83

Home

59-119

Away

4-6

Last 10

    Jake Fraley (CIN) is our highest projected batter today with 16.4pts projected
    Jonathan India (CIN) is our 4th highest projected batter today with 14.7pts projected
    Hunter Greene (CIN) has the #24 highest strikeout rate in baseball averaging 6.56 per start.
    Connor Seabold (CIN) is one of the worst starters in baseball allowing 5.1 runs per game.

Diamondbacks (-155) vs Athletics (+130) 9.0 O/U

9:40 PM
Weather Report
Overcast
57°

Temp

87%

Humidity

WNW

Direction

4 MPH

Wind

Arizona Diamondbacks
Merrill Kelly (3.27 ERA)
24-18

Season

85-98

Home

63-113

Away

6-4

Last 10

Oakland Athletics
Drew Rucinski (9.00 ERA)
9-34

Season

76-109

Home

76-99

Away

6-4

Last 10

    Corbin Carroll (ARI) is our 5th highest projected batter today with 14.5pts projected
    Drew Rucinski (ARI) is one of the worst starters in baseball allowing 9.0 runs per game.
    Drew Rucinski (ARI) is one of the easiest pitchers to hit a home run off of at 2.5HR per 9 innings pitched

Royals (+165) vs Padres (-200) 9.0 O/U

9:40 PM
Weather Report
Overcast
64°

Temp

81%

Humidity

NW

Direction

4 MPH

Wind

Kansas City Royals
Brad Keller (4.36 ERA)
12-31

Season

78-100

Home

66-115

Away

6-4

Last 10

San Diego Padres
Michael Wacha (4.06 ERA)
20-22

Season

97-84

Home

84-93

Away

6-4

Last 10

    Fernando Tatis Jr. (SD) is our 3rd highest projected batter today with 15.0pts projected

Phillies (-118) vs Giants (-102) 7.5 O/U

9:45 PM
Weather Report
Overcast
57°

Temp

87%

Humidity

WNW

Direction

4 MPH

Wind

Philadelphia Phillies
Bailey Falter (5.13 ERA)
20-21

Season

102-72

Home

84-98

Away

6-4

Last 10

San Francisco Giants
Alex Wood (2.87 ERA)
18-23

Season

105-74

Home

95-85

Away

6-4

Last 10

    Bailey Falter (SF) is one of the worst starters in baseball allowing 5.1 runs per game.

Twins (+165) vs Dodgers (-200) 7.5 O/U

10:10 PM
Weather Report
Overcast
63°

Temp

78%

Humidity

N

Direction

2 MPH

Wind

Minnesota Twins
Pablo Lopez (4.00 ERA)
23-19

Season

95-83

Home

72-107

Away

5-5

Last 10

Los Angeles Dodgers
Noah Syndergaard (5.94 ERA)
27-15

Season

127-53

Home

112-69

Away

5-5

Last 10

    Byron Buxton (MIN) is our 2nd highest projected batter today with 15.1pts projected
    The Dodgers are ranked #3 for Home Runs (1.4) per game
    Dodger Stadium is one of the top 3 ballparks in baseball for HR's allowing 1.55 per game
    Pablo Lopez (MIN) has the #7 highest strikeout rate in baseball averaging 7.33 per start.
    Noah Syndergaard (MIN) is one of the worst starters in baseball allowing 5.9 runs per game.
    The Dodgers bats are one of the best in baseball ranking #1 overall
    The Dodgers are one of the highest run scoring teams in baseball at 5.2 per game
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