Friday, June 19, 2015
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Probable Pitchers: Mike Wright (2-2) vs. Marco Estrada (4-3)
The Baltimore Orioles visit Rogers Centre on Friday to play the Toronto Blue Jays. The Orioles send Mike Wright to the mound to face Marco Estrada of the Blue Jays. The opening line for this matchup has Baltimore at +139 and Toronto at -149. The over/under was set at 9.5. The Orioles, with a 35-31 run line record, cover the spread 53% of the time. They also have a 28-35 over/under record. The Blue Jays are 36-31 against the run line and have a 32-30 over/under record. They cover the spread 54% of the time.
The Orioles head into this matchup with a 34-32 record, including 10-18 on the road. Mike Wright has a 2-2 record on the season, an earned run average of 4.13 and a 1.20 WHIP. In his starts, the Orioles are 2-3 over his 28.1 innings pitched this season while giving up 27 hits during those innings. The Orioles are also 2-3 against the over/under in his starts. The team is averaging 3.2 runs when he starts. The bullpen's earned run average is currently 2.80 and they've given up 164 hits on the season. Teams are hitting .217 against the bullpen while being struck out 207 times and walking 71 times this season. As a team, Baltimore has allowed 8.2 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.98 batters per nine. They are 11th in the league in team earned run average at 3.73.
Baltimore is batting .259 as a team, which is good for 10th in the league and hitting .236 away from home. Ranked at 17th in the league in on-base percentage, the Orioles sit at .314 and they hold a .425 team slugging percentage. They rank 12th in baseball with 8.63 hits per game and Adam Jones leads the team with 72.
With a 21-12 home record, Toronto will hope to improve on their 35-32 overall mark. Marco Estrada has a record of 4-3 while sporting an earned run average of 4.24 on the year with a 1.27 WHIP. In his starts, the Blue Jays are 3-5 and he has allowed 54 hits over 57.1 innings pitched this season. The Blue Jays are also 5-3 against the over/under in his starts. The team is averaging 5.9 runs when he takes the field. The bullpen's earned run average is currently at 3.35 and they have given up 151 hits on the season. Teams are hitting .208 against the Blue Jays bullpen while being struck out 196 times and walking 61 times this season. As a team, Toronto has allowed 8.51 hits per nine innings while striking out 6.96 batters per nine. They are 23rd in the league in team earned run average at 4.18.
They are batting .269 as a team, which is good for 3rd in the league and hitting .281 at home. Ranked at 2nd in the league in on-base percentage, the Blue Jays sit at .334 and they hold a .447 team slugging percentage. They rank 6th in baseball with 9.09 hits per game and Josh Donaldson leads the team with 81.
The Orioles have committed 30 errors and have combined for 595 assists and 1,716 put outs leading to a .987 team fielding percentage. For the home team, they hold a .986 team fielding percentage while committing 35 errors, accumulating 676 assists and compiling 1,770 put outs.
Baltimore Orioles Betting Trends
The Baltimore Orioles are 28-35 against the over/under so far this season
The Baltimore Orioles are 35-31 against the run line so far this season
Toronto Blue Jays Betting Trends
The Toronto Blue Jays are 32-30 against the over/under so far this season
The Toronto Blue Jays are 36-31 against the run line so far this season
Injuries to Watch
06/18/15 CF Adam Jones Shoulder "?" Friday vs. Toronto Blue Jays
06/11/15 P Miguel Gonzalez Groin Injury is on the 15 day disabled list (6/11)
05/13/15 P Jason Garcia Shoulder Injury is on the 15 day disabled list (5/11)
05/08/15 P Kevin Gausman Shoulder Injury is on the 15 day disabled list (5/7)
04/18/15 2B Jonathan Schoop Knee Injury is on the 60 day disabled list (4/18)
04/11/15 P Wesley Wright Shoulder Injury is on the 15 day disabled list (4/11)
Toronto Blue Jays
06/18/15 1B Edwin Encarnacion Rest is not expected to be in the starting lineup Thursday vs. New York Mets
06/14/15 P Aaron Sanchez Side Injury is on the 15 day disabled list (6/6)
05/30/15 2B Steve Tolleson Groin Injury is on the 15 day disabled list (5/27)
05/22/15 2B Devon Travis Shoulder Injury is on the 15 day disabled list (5/17)
05/10/15 RF Michael Saunders Knee Injury is on the 15 day disabled list (5/10)
04/06/15 2B Maicer Izturis Groin Injury is on the 60 day disabled list (3/27)
04/06/15 P Marcus Stroman Knee Injury is on the 60 day disabled list (4/6)
Josh's Pick: Take the Orioles
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