Atlanta Braves vs Baltimore Orioles Matchup

Thursday's interleague matchup between the Braves and Orioles is set to get started at 1:05 PM ET from Oriole Park at Camden Yards in Baltimore, MD. The Orioles have a record of 45-22 and are currently on a six-game winning streak, while the Braves are 35-30 and have lost five straight. Cole Irvin will start for the Orioles, and the Braves are sending Reynaldo Lopez to the mound.

Atlanta is the slight money line favorite today, with their odds sitting at -104 compared to the Orioles at -115. The over/under line is currently at 9 runs, and the game can be seen on BSSO. This game is being played in the 2nd NL East and AL East.

Atlanta vs. Baltimore Matchup At A Glance

  • Teams: Braves at Orioles
  • Where: Oriole Park at Camden Yards Baltimore
  • Date: Thursday, June 13th
  • Betting Odds BAL -115 | ATL -104 O/U 9

Braves vs Orioles Last Game Recap

Baltimore picked up a 4-2 win over the Braves in the most recent game of this series. The Orioles had a huge 3rd inning, scoring all four of their runs. As for the Braves, they scored their only two runs in the 8th. Heading into the game, the Orioles were favored at -120 on the money line.

Cade Povich got the win for the Orioles, going six innings and not giving up a run. He finished the game with six strikeouts but didn't issue a walk. On the other side, Spencer Schwellenbach gave up two earned runs in six innings of work for the Braves.

Colton Cowser hit the game's only home run while going 1/1 with two RBIs and a run scored. Cedric Mullins also had a two-hit game and scored a run for Baltimore's offense.

Braves Preview

Atlanta is on a five-game losing streak and trails the Phillies by ten games in the NL East. As the favorite, the Braves are 34-25 straight up, but they are just 1-5 as underdogs. Against the run line, they have a 28-31 record, and their games have averaged 8.3 runs per game this season.

On the road, the Braves are 16-18 straight up and 17-17 against the run line. Their current under streak is at two games, and their over/under record is 23-40 for the season. The O/U line for today's game is set at 9 runs, and their O/U record in games with a total of 9 runs is 5-8-1.

Right-hander Reynaldo López gets the start for the Braves today as he faces the Orioles on the road. He has made 11 starts this season and has a record of 3-2 with an ERA of 1.85. So far, López has turned in seven quality starts and is coming off an outing in which he finished with a no-decision, giving up two earned runs in six innings of work. Before that, he had won two straight starts. López's ERA on the road is 2.75, compared to 1.22 at home.

Marcell Ozuna has been one of the league's top run producers this season, as his 55 RBIs are 2nd in the MLB. He is also hitting .320 for the season and has gone 12/33 in his last nine games. Ozuna also has 18 homers, which is 4th in the league. Matt Olson is 2nd on the team with 36 RBIs and is batting .246 for the season.

Adam Duvall has really struggled for the Braves of late, going just 2/31 in his last nine games. Ozzie Albies and Orlando Arcia are also batting under .200 in their last nine games. Olson is currently on a six-game hitting streak for the Braves.

Orioles Preview

Currently on a six-game winning streak, the Orioles have a 45-22 overall record and are 2.5 games behind the Yankees in the AL East. They have been great as favorites, going 37-18 straight up, and have a 42-25 record against the run line. The under has hit in their last two games, and their O/U record for games with a 9-run total is 4-7-2.

Cole Irvin is getting the start for the Orioles today and comes into the game with a record of 6-2 and an ERA of 2.87. So far, he has made 10 starts, and opponents have put together a batting average of .256. In his 12 appearances, Irvin has turned in four quality starts and is averaging 6.18 strikeouts per nine innings. Looking back at his last outing, Irvin picked up the win, going 5 2/3 innings and giving up two earned runs on six hits. Before that, he had given up at least two earned runs in three straight outings.

Adley Rutschman and Gunnar Henderson have been the Orioles' top power threats this season, as Rutschman has 13 homers and Henderson is 2nd in the league with 21 home runs. Rutschman is also batting .298 for the season, while Henderson comes in at .273. Anthony Santander has 14 homers but is batting just .225 this season.

Both Rutschman and Santander have three homers over their past seven and eight games, respectively, but both have struggled to hit for average during this stretch. Overall, the Orioles are the top home run hitting team in the league and are also the top scoring offense at 5.1 runs per game.

Braves vs. Orioles Prediction: Orioles ML -115

Our predicted score for today's Braves vs. Orioles matchup is a 6-5 win for the Orioles. With the Orioles at home, we recommend taking them on the money line, where the payout is currently sitting at -115.

Looking at some potential player props, we have Cole Irvin finishing with four strikeouts, which is the lowest among today's starters. As for Reynaldo López, he is projected to finish with four strikeouts, which is the second lowest.

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