Orioles vs Pirates Today: Picks, Predictions, Moneyline and Odds – Friday, August 5

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At Oriole Park at Camden Yards on Friday, the Baltimore Orioles (three consecutive victories) face the Pittsburgh Pirates (three wins in a row) at 7:05 PM ET. The starting pitchers are Dean Kremer (3-3) for the Orioles, and Mitch Keller (3-7) for the Pirates.

The Orioles (-157) are moneyline favorites at home over the Pirates (+132). The over/under for the Orioles-Pirates game is set at 8.5.

Orioles vs. Pirates Odds

Run Line

Baltimore Orioles (-1.5)


Orioles (-157)


8.5 Runs (Over: -115, Under: -106)

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When, Where, at What Time is Orioles vs. Pirates

  • Game Day: Friday, August 5, 2022
  • Game Time: 7:05 PM ET
  • Location: Baltimore, Maryland
  • Stadium: Oriole Park at Camden Yards

Orioles Injury Report

Jonathan Arauz10 Day Injury ListFinger
Tyler Wells15 Day Injury ListBack/Side
Travis Lakins60 Day Injury ListElbow
John Means60 Day Injury ListElbow
Alex Wells60 Day Injury ListElbow
Chris Ellis60 Day Injury ListShoulder
Austin HaysDay-to-dayUpper Body
Isaiah KearnsRestricted ListPersonal

Pirates Injury Report

Jake Marisnick10 Day Injury ListFoot
Tyler Heineman10 Day Injury ListLeg
Dillon Peters15 Day Injury ListElbow
David Bednar15 Day Injury ListBack
Max Kranick60 Day Injury ListElbow
Nick Mears60 Day Injury ListElbow
Canaan Smith60 Day Injury ListWrist
Blake Cederlind60 Day Injury ListElbow
Roberto Pérez60 Day Injury ListHamstring

Last Time Out: Orioles and Pirates

The Orioles won 6-3 over the Rangers Friday in their most recent game. Cionel Perez was named the winning pitcher after throwing one inning without giving up a hit or an earned run while striking out one, while Robinson Chirinos went 3-for-4 with a home run and two RBI to lead them offensively.

Yesterday, the Pirates defeated the Brewers 5-4. Duane Underwood Jr. was the winning pitcher after throwing one inning without giving up a hit or an earned run. Bryan Reynolds paced the Pirates’ offense, going 2-for-4 with a double and an RBI.

Betting Trends

Orioles Betting Records and Team Stats

The Orioles have entered the game as favorites 10 times this season and won seven of those games. Baltimore has played as a favorite of -157 or more once this season and won that game. Oddsmakers have implied with the moneyline set for this matchup that the Orioles have a 61.1% chance to win. Baltimore and its opponents have gone over the total this season in 51 of their 105 opportunities. The Orioles are 71-34-0 against the spread in their 105 chances this season.

NameGPAVG (Rank)OBP (Rank)SLG (Rank)HR% (Rank)K% (Rank)BB% (Rank)
Cedric Mullins103.260 (65).322 (87).388 (110)2.0% (113)16.9% (49)7.3% (94)
Anthony Santander97.259 (67).340 (57).457 (47)4.6% (30)18.4% (61)8.5% (75)
Austin Hays96.258 (69).317 (98).429 (66)3.0% (75)19.6% (74)5.8% (128)
Ryan Mountcastle92.246 (99).288 (138).426 (72)3.6% (58)25.5% (126)5.7% (129)
Jorge Mateo97.216 (141).264 (149).389 (108)2.9% (79)30.5% (147)5.0% (139)

Pirates Betting Records and Team Stats

The Pirates have been chosen as underdogs in 89 games this year and have walked away with the win 34 times (38.2%) in those games. This season, Pittsburgh has come away with a win 23 times in 64 chances when named as an underdog of at least +132 or worse on the moneyline. The Pirates have an implied victory probability of 43.1% according to the moneyline set for this matchup. Pittsburgh and its opponents have gone over the total this season in 44 of their 105 opportunities. In 105 games with a line this season, the Pirates have a mark of 56-49-0 against the spread.

NameGPAVG (Rank)OBP (Rank)SLG (Rank)HR% (Rank)K% (Rank)BB% (Rank)
Bryan Reynolds89.258 (69).341 (56).460 (43)4.3% (37)22.7% (98)10.0% (50)
Ke’Bryan Hayes97.246 (99).319 (92).350 (136)1.2% (137)21.1% (86)9.1% (68)
Ben Gamel71.237 (-).333 (-).362 (-)1.6% (-)25.6% (-)12.0% (-)
Michael Chavis89.248 (-).285 (-).415 (-)3.5% (-)28.8% (-)4.5% (-)
Oneil Cruz37.219 (-).260 (-).445 (-)5.5% (-)34.9% (-)5.5% (-)

Orioles vs. Pirates Picks and Predictions

We predict that the Orioles will pick up the victory in this contest, and they’re our choice on the moneyline (-157). If you’re looking for a pick on the over/under, we see the final scoring winding up over the total (8.5 runs).

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Stacy Sailer

Stacy has been a baseball fan for as long as she can remember. She admits that she grew up as a spoiled Yankees fan in the late-90’s/early 2000’s, but has slowly evolved into a disgruntled Yankees fan due to their lone championship title in the last 21 seasons. She follows other sports, but her first love has always been baseball and loves getting to share her insight and knowledge with the Betsperts community.

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