Wednesday, May 24, 2017
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Probable Pitchers: Marcus Stroman vs. Matt Garza
The Toronto Blue Jays visit Miller Park on Wednesday, May 24, 2017 to play the Milwaukee Brewers. The probable starters are Marcus Stroman for the Blue Jays and Matt Garza for the Brewers.
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The opening line for this matchup has Toronto at -120 and Milwaukee at +110. The Blue Jays have a 22-21-2 over/under record and a 21-24-0 run line mark. The Brewers are 29-15-0 against the run line and have a 28-15-1 over/under record.
Valuable Toronto Blue Jays Betting Trends
The Toronto Blue Jays are 22-21-2 against the over/under
The Toronto Blue Jays are 21-24-0 against the run line
Important Milwaukee Brewers Betting Trends
The Milwaukee Brewers are 28-15-1 against the over/under
The Milwaukee Brewers are 29-15-0 against the run line
Key Toronto Blue Jays Injuries
05/20/17 CF Darrell Ceciliani Shoulder 10-day DL (5/19)
05/20/17 P Aaron Sanchez Finger 10-day DL (5/18)
05/15/17 1B Steve Pearce Calf 10-day DL (5/15)
05/11/17 P Francisco Liriano Shoulder 10-day DL (5/11)
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 Milwaukee Brewers Injuries
05/22/17 1B Eric Thames Leg left last game, "?" Tuesday vs. Toronto
04/03/17 P Junior Guerra Calf 10-day DL (4/4)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Blue Jays have a 19-26 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Marcus Stroman has a 4-2 record with an earned run average of 3.00 and a WHIP of 1.39. He has 46 strikeouts over his 57 innings pitched and he's given up 64 hits. He allows 10.1 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 3.17. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.14 and they have given up 146 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .237 against the bullpen and they've struck out 172 hitters and walked 66 batters. As a team, Toronto allows 8.8 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.7 batters per nine innings. They are 14th in the league in team earned run average at 4.23. The Blue Jays pitchers collectively have given up 399 base hits and 191 earned runs. They have allowed 53 home runs this season, ranking them 16th in the league. Toronto as a pitching staff has walked 156 batters and struck out 393. They have walked 3.5 men per 9 innings while striking out 8.7 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 .238, good for 23rd in the league. The Blue Jays hold a .392 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .304, which is good for 27th in baseball. They rank 23rd in MLB with 8.1 hits per game. Jose Bautista is hitting .227 with an on-base percentage of .350. He has 37 hits this season in 163 at bats with 22 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .405 and an OPS+ of 105. Kendrys Morales is hitting .244 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .297. He has totaled 39 hits and he has driven in 23 men in 160 at bats. His OPS+ is 91 while his slugging percentage is at .419. The Blue Jays have 364 hits, including 72 doubles and 53 home runs. Toronto has walked 138 times so far this season and they have struck out 362 times as a unit. They have left 284 men on base and have a team OPS of .696. They score 4.13 runs per contest and have scored a total of 186 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Milwaukee has a 25-19 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 2.43, Matt Garza has a 2-0 record and a 1.11 WHIP. He has 22 strikeouts over the 29.2 innings he's pitched. He's also given up 27 hits. He allows 8.2 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 3.47. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.79 and they have given up 160 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .258 against the Brewers bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 157 batters and walked 83 opposing hitters. As a team, Milwaukee allows 9.4 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.9 batters per nine innings. They are 15th in the league in team earned run average at 4.25. The Brewers pitchers as a team have surrendered 411 base knocks and 186 earned runs this season. They have given up 49 home runs this year, which ranks 20th in Major League Baseball. Milwaukee as a staff has walked 160 hitters and struck out 347 batters. They give up a walk 3.7 times per 9 innings while they strike out 7.9 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.45 while their FIP as a staff is 4.22.
As a team, they are batting .260, good for 11th in the league. The Brewers hold a .462 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .330, which is good for 12th in baseball. They rank 11th in MLB with 8.9 hits per contest. Ryan Braun comes into this matchup batting .273 with an OBP of .357. He has 27 hits this year along with 19 RBI in 99 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .545 with an OPS+ of 131. Travis Shaw is hitting .290 this season and he has an OBP of .327. He has collected 45 hits in 155 at bats while driving in 34 runs. He has an OPS+ of 125 and a slugging percentage of .555. The Brewers as a unit have 393 base hits, including 87 doubles and 66 homers. Milwaukee has walked 144 times this year and they have struck out on 406 occasions. They have had 281 men left on base and have an OPS of .792. They have scored 5.3 runs per game and totaled 233 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Blue Jays/Brewers MLB game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Blue Jays -120
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