Baltimore Orioles at Toronto Blue Jays 9/12/2017 Free MLB Picks and Predictions
Tuesday, September 12, 2017
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Probable Pitchers: Dylan Bundy vs. Joe Biagini
The Baltimore Orioles visit Rogers Centre on Tuesday, September 12, 2017 to play the Toronto Blue Jays. The probable starters are Dylan Bundy for the Orioles and Joe Biagini for the Blue Jays.
The opening line for this matchup has Baltimore at -107 and Toronto at -103. The Orioles have a 70-69-4 over/under record and a 68-75-0 run line mark. The Blue Jays are 65-78-0 against the run line and have a 65-71-7 over/under record.
Valuable Baltimore Orioles Betting Trends
The Baltimore Orioles are 70-69-4 against the over/under
The Baltimore Orioles are 68-75-0 against the run line
Important Toronto Blue Jays Betting Trends
The Toronto Blue Jays are 65-71-7 against the over/under
The Toronto Blue Jays are 65-78-0 against the run line
Key Baltimore Orioles Injuries
09/03/17 LF Craig Gentry Finger 10-day DL (09/03)
06/16/17 P Mike Wright Shoulder 10-day DL (06/15)
Key Toronto Blue Jays Injuries
08/09/17 P Cesar Valdez Shoulder 60-day DL (08/08)
07/22/17 P Aaron Sanchez Blister 10-day DL (07/22)
07/01/17 2B Devon Travis Knee 60-day DL (06/06)
06/16/17 3B Chris Coghlan Wrist 10-day DL (06/16)
05/20/17 CF Darrell Ceciliani Shoulder 10-day DL (05/19)
04/09/17 P Bo Schultz Elbow 60-day DL (03/30)
04/03/17 CF Dalton Pompey Concussion 60-day DL (03/30)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Orioles have a 71-72 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Dylan Bundy has a 13-9 record with an earned run average of 4.12 and a WHIP of 1.19. He has 142 strikeouts over his 159.1 innings pitched and he's given up 140 hits. He allows 7.9 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 4.54. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.69 and they have given up 489 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .247 against the bullpen and they've struck out 445 hitters and walked 191 batters. As a team, Baltimore allows 9.3 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.7 batters per nine innings. They are 25th in the league in team earned run average at 4.83. The Orioles pitchers collectively have given up 1,325 base hits and 685 earned runs. They have allowed 214 home runs this season, ranking them 3rd in the league. Baltimore as a pitching staff has walked 513 batters and struck out 1,085. They have walked 3.6 men per 9 innings while striking out 7.7 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.44 and their FIP as a unit is 4.95.
As a team Baltimore is hitting .265, good for 4th in the league. The Orioles hold a .448 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .317, which is good for 24th in baseball. They rank 3rd in MLB with 9.3 hits per game. Jonathan Schoop is hitting .305 with an on-base percentage of .350. He has 167 hits this season in 548 at bats with 103 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .535 and an OPS+ of 133. Adam Jones is hitting .280 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .317. He has totaled 155 hits and he has driven in 68 men in 553 at bats. His OPS+ is 107 while his slugging percentage is at .468. The Orioles have 1,327 hits, including 237 doubles and 218 home runs. Baltimore has walked 348 times so far this season and they have struck out 1,217 times as a unit. They have left 923 men on base and have a team OPS of .765. They score 4.78 runs per contest and have scored a total of 684 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Toronto has a 66-77 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 5.29, Joe Biagini has a 3-10 record and a 1.41 WHIP. He has 89 strikeouts over the 100.1 innings he's pitched. He's also given up 105 hits. He allows 9.4 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 3.93. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.29 and they have given up 486 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .240 against the Blue Jays bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 564 batters and walked 194 opposing hitters. As a team, Toronto allows 9.1 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.5 batters per nine innings. They are 15th in the league in team earned run average at 4.47. The Blue Jays pitchers as a team have surrendered 1,308 base knocks and 645 earned runs this season. They have given up 177 home runs this year, which ranks 15th in Major League Baseball. Toronto as a staff has walked 498 hitters and struck out 1,228 batters. They give up a walk 3.5 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8.5 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.39 while their FIP as a staff is 4.29.
As a team, they are batting .241, good for 29th in the league. The Blue Jays hold a .413 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .314, which is good for 25th in baseball. They rank 29th in MLB with 8.2 hits per contest. Justin Smoak comes into this matchup batting .278 with an OBP of .358. He has 139 hits this year along with 85 RBI in 500 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .550 with an OPS+ of 132. Kevin Pillar is hitting .260 this season and he has an OBP of .303. He has collected 138 hits in 530 at bats while driving in 41 runs. He has an OPS+ of 85 and a slugging percentage of .413. The Blue Jays as a unit have 1,178 base hits, including 234 doubles and 197 homers. Toronto has walked 485 times this year and they have struck out on 1,150 occasions. They have had 956 men left on base and have an OPS of .726. They have scored 4.28 runs per game and totaled 612 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Orioles/Blue Jays MLB game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Orioles -107
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