Free MLB Picks Today: Baltimore Orioles vs Seattle Mariners 6/23/23

Free MLB Picks Today: Baltimore Orioles vs Seattle Mariners 6/23/23
Fri 23rd June 2023

Ty France will be looking to extend his 16-game on-base streak as the Seattle Mariners (36-37) match up against the Baltimore Orioles (45-28) at Oriole Park at Camden Yards on Friday to open a three-game series.

The Mariners are in the midst of a six-game road trip. They won only one out of three in their last series against the Yankees, taking the finale 10-2 on Thursday at Yankee Stadium. Teoscar Hernandez was 3 for 4 with a home run, two runs, and two RBIs.

Kolten Wong added a solo home run. The Orioles are back home for a nine-game homestand. They split their last series against the Rays, dropping the finale 7-2 on Wednesday at Tropicana Field. Gunnar Henderson went 2 for 4 with a solo home run.

Ramon Urias added a solo home run. The teams are meeting for the first time this season. Last season, the Mariners won four of the six games between the teams, including two out of three in their most recent meeting at T-Mobile Park in June.


Logan Gilbert (4-4, 4.31 ERA) is in line to take the mound for Seattle. The righty allowed two runs over 5.1 innings in his last start, a 4-3 road defeat against the White Sox on Saturday. He gave up six hits while striking out three and walking three in the no-decision.

For Baltimore, righty Kyle Gibson (8-4, 3.94 ERA) gets the ball. In his last start on Saturday, Gibson took the loss on the road against the Cubs.

He threw six innings and gave up three runs on three hits, striking out seven and walking two in the 3-2 defeat. The right-hander is tied for third in the AL in wins.


The Seattle offense is averaging 4.4 runs per game for the season, with a slash line of .227/.307/.382. Jarred Kelenic leads the team in OPS at .793. The center fielder is slashing .255/.323/.470 with 11 home runs, 34 RBIs, and 30 runs over 69 games.

Against righties like Gibson this season, the M’s have a .686 OPS. J.P. Crawford is the team’s most potent producer against right-handers with a .765 OPS in 158 at-bats.

Baltimore is slashing .254/.321/.427 for the season and averaging 4.9 runs per game. Austin Hays leads the team with a .882 OPS. The center fielder has eight home runs, 31 RBIs, and 40 runs scored with a slash line of .323/.362/.520.

The O’s have a .743 OPS against right-handers in 2023. With a .896 OPS over 175 at-bats, Hays also has been their best hitter against right-handers.


Seattle is 15-20 in road games in 2023, scoring 4.4 runs per game while allowing 4.7 runs. Baltimore has gone 22-13 at home this season, averaging 4.6 runs per game while surrendering 4.2. In the last 10 meetings at Oriole Park at Camden Yards, Seattle is 6-4 with an average scoreline of 4.6-4.1.


The Mariners are fourth in the AL West, nine games behind the division-leading Rangers. The Orioles are second in the AL East, four games behind the Rays.

SportsTips’ MLB Pick:

Baltimore Orioles (-105)

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