Toronto Blue Jays at Baltimore Orioles 9/2/2017 Free MLB Picks and Predictions
Saturday, September 2, 2017
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Probable Pitchers: Marcus Stroman vs. Wade Miley
The Toronto Blue Jays head to Oriole Park on Saturday, September 2, 2017 to take on the Baltimore Orioles. The expected starting pitchers are Marcus Stroman for the Blue Jays and Wade Miley for the Orioles.
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The odds for this matchup have Toronto at -121 and Baltimore at +111. The Blue Jays have a 62-66-6 over/under mark and a 59-75-0 run line record. The Orioles are 66-68-0 against the run line and have a 67-64-3 over/under record.
Valuable Toronto Blue Jays Betting Trends
The Toronto Blue Jays are 62-66-6 against the over/under
The Toronto Blue Jays are 59-75-0 against the run line
Important Baltimore Orioles Betting Trends
The Baltimore Orioles are 67-64-3 against the over/under
The Baltimore Orioles are 66-68-0 against the run line
Key Toronto Blue Jays Injuries
08/31/17 1B Justin Smoak Calf "?" Friday vs. Baltimore Orioles
08/12/17 C Russell Martin Oblique 10-day DL (08/12)
08/09/17 P Cesar Valdez Shoulder 10-day DL (08/08)
08/09/17 SS Troy Tulowitzki Ankle 60-day DL (07/29)
07/22/17 P Aaron Sanchez Blister 10-day DL (07/22)
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)
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)
Key Baltimore Orioles Injuries
06/19/17 SS J.J. Hardy Wrist 60-day DL (06/19)
06/16/17 P Mike Wright Shoulder 10-day DL (06/15)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Blue Jays have a 62-72 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Marcus Stroman has a 11-6 record with an earned run average of 3.11 and a WHIP of 1.31. He has 139 strikeouts over his 170.2 innings pitched and he's given up 172 hits. He allows 9.1 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 3.87. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.45 and they have given up 447 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .241 against the bullpen and they've struck out 524 hitters and walked 183 batters. As a team, Toronto allows 9.2 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.6 batters per nine innings. They are 19th in the league in team earned run average at 4.61. The Blue Jays pitchers collectively have given up 1,224 base hits and 616 earned runs. They have allowed 168 home runs this season, ranking them 13th in the league. Toronto as a pitching staff has walked 474 batters and struck out 1,144. They have walked 3.5 men per 9 innings while striking out 8.6 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.41 and their FIP as a unit is 4.34.
As a team Toronto is hitting .241, good for 29th in the league. The Blue Jays hold a .412 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .315, which is good for 24th in baseball. They rank 29th in MLB with 8.1 hits per game. Justin Smoak is hitting .287 with an on-base percentage of .363. He has 134 hits this season in 467 at bats with 84 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .570 and an OPS+ of 140. Kevin Pillar is hitting .254 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .301. He has totaled 125 hits and he has driven in 36 men in 492 at bats. His OPS+ is 83 while his slugging percentage is at .402. The Blue Jays have 1,089 hits, including 215 doubles and 183 home runs. Toronto has walked 455 times so far this season and they have struck out 1,060 times as a unit. They have left 888 men on base and have a team OPS of .727. They score 4.26 runs per contest and have scored a total of 571 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Baltimore has a 68-66 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 4.99, Wade Miley has a 8-10 record and a 1.69 WHIP. He has 122 strikeouts over the 137 innings he's pitched. He's also given up 153 hits. He allows 10.1 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 4.97. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.76 and they have given up 457 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .250 against the Orioles bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 413 batters and walked 174 opposing hitters. As a team, Baltimore allows 9.5 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.7 batters per nine innings. They are 28th in the league in team earned run average at 4.86. The Orioles pitchers as a team have surrendered 1,252 base knocks and 643 earned runs this season. They have given up 200 home runs this year, which ranks 3rd in Major League Baseball. Baltimore as a staff has walked 476 hitters and struck out 1,020 batters. They give up a walk 3.6 times per 9 innings while they strike out 7.7 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.45 while their FIP as a staff is 4.92.
As a team, they are batting .268, good for 4th in the league. The Orioles hold a .453 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .321, which is good for 18th in baseball. They rank 3rd in MLB with 9.4 hits per contest. Jonathan Schoop comes into this matchup batting .306 with an OBP of .354. He has 156 hits this year along with 100 RBI in 509 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .542 with an OPS+ of 137. Adam Jones is hitting .281 this season and he has an OBP of .319. He has collected 146 hits in 519 at bats while driving in 68 runs. He has an OPS+ of 111 and a slugging percentage of .478. The Orioles as a unit have 1,256 base hits, including 227 doubles and 205 homers. Baltimore has walked 331 times this year and they have struck out on 1,128 occasions. They have had 864 men left on base and have an OPS of .774. They have scored 4.93 runs per game and totaled 660 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Blue Jays/Orioles MLB game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Orioles +111
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