Tuesday, May 16, 2017
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Probable Pitchers: Jaime Garcia vs. Marco Estrada
The Atlanta Braves visit Rogers Centre on Tuesday, May 16, 2017 to play the Toronto Blue Jays. The probable starters are Jaime Garcia for the Braves and Marco Estrada for the Blue Jays.
The opening line for this matchup has Atlanta at +139 and Toronto at -149. The Braves have a 20-14-0 over/under record and a 17-17-0 run line mark. The Blue Jays are 19-19-0 against the run line and have a 17-19-2 over/under record.
Valuable Atlanta Braves Betting Trends
The Atlanta Braves are 20-14-0 against the over/under
The Atlanta Braves are 17-17-0 against the run line
Important Toronto Blue Jays Betting Trends
The Toronto Blue Jays are 17-19-2 against the over/under
The Toronto Blue Jays are 19-19-0 against the run line
Key Atlanta Braves Injuries
04/13/17 P Chaz Roe Shoulder 10-day DL (4/10)
04/03/17 P Armando Rivero Shoulder 10-day DL (3/30)
04/03/17 P Daniel Winkler Elbow 10-day DL (3/30)
04/02/17 2B Micah Johnson Wrist 60-day DL (3/30)
04/01/17 1B Sean Rodriguez Shoulder 60-day DL (2/25)
03/31/17 P Mauricio Cabrera Elbow 10-day DL (3/30)
Key Toronto Blue Jays Injuries
05/11/17 P Francisco Liriano Shoulder 10-day DL (5/11)
05/09/17 C Russell Martin Shoulder 10-day DL (5/8)
04/25/17 SS Troy Tulowitzki Hamstring 10-day DL (4/23)
04/18/17 P J.A. Happ Elbow 10-day DL (4/18)
04/14/17 3B Josh Donaldson Calf 10-day DL (4/13)
04/09/17 P Bo Schultz Elbow 60-day DL (3/30)
04/03/17 CF Dalton Pompey Concussion 60-day DL (3/30)
04/03/17 P Glenn Sparkman Thumb 60-day DL (3/30)
04/03/16 P Mike Bolsinger Oblique 15-day DL (3/25)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Braves have a 13-21 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Jaime Garcia has a 1-2 record with an earned run average of 4.33 and a WHIP of 1.42. He has 21 strikeouts over his 35.1 innings pitched and he's given up 32 hits. He allows 8.2 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 4.91. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.79 and they have given up 105 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .254 against the bullpen and they've struck out 97 hitters and walked 39 batters. As a team, Atlanta allows 9 hits per nine innings while striking out 6.7 batters per nine innings. They are 29th in the league in team earned run average at 4.74. The Braves pitchers collectively have given up 302 base hits and 160 earned runs. They have allowed 47 home runs this season, ranking them 10th in the league. Atlanta as a pitching staff has walked 117 batters and struck out 227. They have walked 3.5 men per 9 innings while striking out 6.7 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.38 and their FIP as a unit is 4.82.
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As a team Atlanta is hitting .256, good for 14th in the league. The Braves hold a .395 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .328, which is good for 10th in baseball. They rank 14th in MLB with 8.8 hits per game. Freddie Freeman is hitting .344 with an on-base percentage of .461. He has 43 hits this season in 125 at bats with 20 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .736 and an OPS+ of 207. Brandon Phillips is hitting .282 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .313. He has totaled 31 hits and he has driven in 12 men in 110 at bats. His OPS+ is 82 while his slugging percentage is at .382. The Braves have 300 hits, including 51 doubles and 34 home runs. Atlanta has walked 111 times so far this season and they have struck out 265 times as a unit. They have left 237 men on base and have a team OPS of .723. They score 4.32 runs per contest and have scored a total of 147 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Toronto has a 17-21 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 3.12, Marco Estrada has a 2-2 record and a 1.16 WHIP. He has 53 strikeouts over the 49 innings he's pitched. He's also given up 42 hits. He allows 7.7 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 3.42. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.90 and they have given up 121 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .229 against the Blue Jays bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 149 batters and walked 58 opposing hitters. As a team, Toronto allows 8.6 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.7 batters per nine innings. They are 13th in the league in team earned run average at 4.02. The Blue Jays pitchers as a team have surrendered 331 base knocks and 154 earned runs this season. They have given up 43 home runs this year, which ranks 15th in Major League Baseball. Toronto as a staff has walked 135 hitters and struck out 332 batters. They give up a walk 3.5 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8.7 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.35 while their FIP as a staff is 3.98.
As a team, they are batting .236, good for 23rd in the league. The Blue Jays hold a .386 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .300, which is good for 27th in baseball. They rank 22nd in MLB with 8.0 hits per contest. Kevin Pillar comes into this matchup batting .314 with an OBP of .369. He has 48 hits this year along with 11 RBI in 153 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .497 with an OPS+ of 135. Kendrys Morales is hitting .244 this season and he has an OBP of .292. He has collected 33 hits in 135 at bats while driving in 21 runs. He has an OPS+ of 99 and a slugging percentage of .444. The Blue Jays as a unit have 304 base hits, including 58 doubles and 43 homers. Toronto has walked 113 times this year and they have struck out on 314 occasions. They have had 239 men left on base and have an OPS of .686. They have scored 3.97 runs per game and totaled 151 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Braves/Blue Jays MLB game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Braves +139
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