Oakland Athletics at Toronto Blue Jays 7/27/2017 Free MLB Picks and Predictions
Thursday, July 27, 2017
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Probable Pitchers: Sean Manaea vs. Marcus Stroman
The Oakland Athletics head to Rogers Centre on Thursday, July 27, 2017 to take on the Toronto Blue Jays. The expected starting pitchers are Sean Manaea for the Athletics and Marcus Stroman for the Blue Jays.
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The odds for this matchup have Oakland at +140 and Toronto at -150. The Athletics have a 54-44-2 over/under mark and a 51-49-0 run line record. The Blue Jays are 43-57-0 against the run line and have a 46-48-6 over/under record.
Valuable Oakland Athletics Betting Trends
The Oakland Athletics are 54-44-2 against the over/under
The Oakland Athletics are 51-49-0 against the run line
Important Toronto Blue Jays Betting Trends
The Toronto Blue Jays are 46-48-6 against the over/under
The Toronto Blue Jays are 43-57-0 against the run line
Key Oakland Athletics Injuries
07/06/17 P Jharel Cotton Blister 10-day DL (07/04)
06/25/17 2B Chad Pinder Hamstring 10-day DL (06/24)
06/10/17 P Andrew Triggs Hip 60-day DL (06/10)
05/28/17 P Kendall Graveman Shoulder 10-day DL (05/26)
05/28/17 P Ryan Dull Knee 10-day DL (05/20)
05/28/17 P Bobby Wahl Shoulder 10-day DL (05/24)
04/01/17 P Chris Bassitt Elbow 60-day DL (03/30)
04/01/17 CF Jake Smolinski Shoulder 60-day DL (03/30)
Key Toronto Blue Jays Injuries
07/22/17 P Aaron Sanchez Blister 10-day DL (07/22)
07/21/17 P Mike Bolsinger Knee 10-day DL (07/19)
07/05/17 C Luke Maile Knee 10-day DL (07/04)
07/01/17 2B Devon Travis Knee 60-day DL (06/06)
06/16/17 3B Chris Coghlan Wrist 10-day DL (06/16)
06/06/17 P J.P. Howell Shoulder 10-day DL (06/05)
05/24/17 LF Anthony Alford Wrist 10-day DL (05/24)
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 Athletics have a 44-56 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Sean Manaea has a 8-5 record with an earned run average of 3.82 and a WHIP of 1.25. He has 103 strikeouts over his 106 innings pitched and he's given up 94 hits. He allows 8 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 3.55. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.77 and they have given up 316 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .251 against the bullpen and they've struck out 314 hitters and walked 116 batters. As a team, Oakland allows 8.8 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.9 batters per nine innings. They are 18th in the league in team earned run average at 4.58. The Athletics pitchers collectively have given up 864 base hits and 448 earned runs. They have allowed 119 home runs this season, ranking them 18th in the league. Oakland as a pitching staff has walked 303 batters and struck out 768. They have walked 3.1 men per 9 innings while striking out 7.9 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.33 and their FIP as a unit is 4.33.
As a team Oakland is hitting .236, good for 29th in the league. The Athletics hold a .420 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .310, which is good for 26th in baseball. They rank 29th in MLB with 7.9 hits per game. Yonder Alonso is hitting .264 with an on-base percentage of .362. He has 77 hits this season in 292 at bats with 45 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .531 and an OPS+ of 141. Jed Lowrie is hitting .267 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .337. He has totaled 96 hits and he has driven in 34 men in 359 at bats. His OPS+ is 111 while his slugging percentage is at .440. The Athletics have 785 hits, including 175 doubles and 140 home runs. Oakland has walked 342 times so far this season and they have struck out 943 times as a unit. They have left 640 men on base and have a team OPS of .730. They score 4.27 runs per contest and have scored a total of 427 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Toronto has a 46-54 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 2.98, Marcus Stroman has a 9-5 record and a 1.26 WHIP. He has 105 strikeouts over the 126.2 innings he's pitched. He's also given up 123 hits. He allows 8.7 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 3.79. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.20 and they have given up 317 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .229 against the Blue Jays bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 405 batters and walked 138 opposing hitters. As a team, Toronto allows 8.9 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.7 batters per nine innings. They are 17th in the league in team earned run average at 4.53. The Blue Jays pitchers as a team have surrendered 890 base knocks and 453 earned runs this season. They have given up 127 home runs this year, which ranks 11th in Major League Baseball. Toronto as a staff has walked 353 hitters and struck out 873 batters. They give up a walk 3.5 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8.7 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.38 while their FIP as a staff is 4.31.
As a team, they are batting .241, good for 26th in the league. The Blue Jays hold a .402 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .315, which is good for 21st in baseball. They rank 26th in MLB with 8.1 hits per contest. Justin Smoak comes into this matchup batting .297 with an OBP of .376. He has 101 hits this year along with 65 RBI in 340 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .585 with an OPS+ of 149. Kevin Pillar is hitting .245 this season and he has an OBP of .296. He has collected 94 hits in 383 at bats while driving in 23 runs. He has an OPS+ of 82 and a slugging percentage of .399. The Blue Jays as a unit have 814 base hits, including 154 doubles and 128 homers. Toronto has walked 338 times this year and they have struck out on 798 occasions. They have had 668 men left on base and have an OPS of .717. They have scored 4.09 runs per game and totaled 409 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Athletics/Blue Jays MLB game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Athletics +140
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