Friday, May 19, 2017
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Probable Pitchers: Aaron Sanchez vs. Chris Tillman
The Toronto Blue Jays head to Oriole Park on Friday, May 19, 2017 to take on the Baltimore Orioles. The expected starting pitchers are Aaron Sanchez for the Blue Jays and Chris Tillman for the Orioles.
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The odds for this matchup have Toronto at +123 and Baltimore at -133. The Blue Jays have a 20-19-2 over/under mark and a 19-22-0 run line record. The Orioles are 22-16-0 against the run line and have a 19-17-2 over/under record.
Valuable Toronto Blue Jays Betting Trends
The Toronto Blue Jays are 20-19-2 against the over/under
The Toronto Blue Jays are 19-22-0 against the run line
Important Baltimore Orioles Betting Trends
The Baltimore Orioles are 19-17-2 against the over/under
The Baltimore Orioles are 22-16-0 against the run line
Key Toronto Blue Jays Injuries
05/17/17 SS Troy Tulowitzki Hamstring 10-day DL (4/23); expected to be activated Thursday vs. Atlanta Braves
05/15/17 1B Steve Pearce Calf 10-day DL (5/15)
05/11/17 P Francisco Liriano Shoulder 10-day DL (5/11)
05/09/17 C Russell Martin Shoulder 10-day DL (5/8)
04/18/17 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)
Key Baltimore Orioles Injuries
05/06/17 P Gabriel Ynoa Hamstring 10-day DL (5/6)
05/06/17 P Zach Britton Forearm 10-day DL (5/5)
04/02/17 CF Anthony Santander Forearm 10-day DL (3/30)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Blue Jays have a 17-24 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Aaron Sanchez has a 0-1 record with an earned run average of 2.95 and a WHIP of 1.26. He has 14 strikeouts over his 18.1 innings pitched and he's given up 16 hits. He allows 7.9 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 4.79. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.14 and they have given up 136 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .236 against the bullpen and they've struck out 160 hitters and walked 63 batters. As a team, Toronto allows 8.9 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.6 batters per nine innings. They are 20th in the league in team earned run average at 4.32. The Blue Jays pitchers collectively have given up 365 base hits and 178 earned runs. They have allowed 47 home runs this season, ranking them 14th in the league. Toronto as a pitching staff has walked 144 batters and struck out 354. They have walked 3.5 men per 9 innings while striking out 8.6 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.37 and their FIP as a unit is 4.09.
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As a team Toronto is hitting .236, good for 24th in the league. The Blue Jays hold a .389 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .302, which is good for 27th in baseball. They rank 22nd in MLB with 8.0 hits per game. Kevin Pillar is hitting .305 with an on-base percentage of .357. He has 51 hits this season in 167 at bats with 12 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .497 and an OPS+ of 129. Kendrys Morales is hitting .236 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .286. He has totaled 34 hits and he has driven in 21 men in 144 at bats. His OPS+ is 90 while his slugging percentage is at .424. The Blue Jays have 328 hits, including 66 doubles and 47 home runs. Toronto has walked 125 times so far this season and they have struck out 331 times as a unit. They have left 259 men on base and have a team OPS of .691. They score 4.05 runs per contest and have scored a total of 166 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Baltimore has a 23-15 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 2.89, Chris Tillman has a 1-0 record and a 1.71 WHIP. He has 8 strikeouts over the 9.1 innings he's pitched. He's also given up 11 hits. He allows 10.6 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 2.93. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.00 and they have given up 150 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .269 against the Orioles bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 122 batters and walked 60 opposing hitters. As a team, Baltimore allows 9.2 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.3 batters per nine innings. They are 15th in the league in team earned run average at 4.24. The Orioles pitchers as a team have surrendered 353 base knocks and 163 earned runs this season. They have given up 47 home runs this year, which ranks 13th in Major League Baseball. Baltimore as a staff has walked 150 hitters and struck out 282 batters. They give up a walk 3.9 times per 9 innings while they strike out 7.3 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.46 while their FIP as a staff is 4.63.
As a team, they are batting .259, good for 11th in the league. The Orioles hold a .425 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .316, which is good for 18th in baseball. They rank 4th in MLB with 9.2 hits per contest. Jonathan Schoop comes into this matchup batting .282 with an OBP of .331. He has 37 hits this year along with 18 RBI in 131 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .481 with an OPS+ of 119. Adam Jones is hitting .268 this season and he has an OBP of .315. He has collected 42 hits in 157 at bats while driving in 16 runs. He has an OPS+ of 94 and a slugging percentage of .395. The Orioles as a unit have 351 base hits, including 66 doubles and 52 homers. Baltimore has walked 107 times this year and they have struck out on 332 occasions. They have had 272 men left on base and have an OPS of .741. They have scored 4.71 runs per game and totaled 179 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Blue Jays/Orioles MLB game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Blue Jays +123
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