Wednesday, June 7, 2017
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Probable Pitchers: Francisco Liriano vs. Jharel Cotton
The Toronto Blue Jays head to O.co Coliseum on Wednesday, June 7, 2017 to take on the Oakland Athletics. The expected starting pitchers are Francisco Liriano for the Blue Jays and Jharel Cotton for the Athletics.
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The odds for this matchup have Toronto at -105 and Oakland at -105. The Blue Jays have a 27-27-4 over/under mark and a 26-32-0 run line record. The Athletics are 28-29-0 against the run line and have a 31-25-1 over/under record.
Valuable Toronto Blue Jays Betting Trends
The Toronto Blue Jays are 27-27-4 against the over/under
The Toronto Blue Jays are 26-32-0 against the run line
Important Oakland Athletics Betting Trends
The Oakland Athletics are 31-25-1 against the over/under
The Oakland Athletics are 28-29-0 against the run line
Key Toronto Blue Jays Injuries
06/06/17 2B Devon Travis Wrist "?" Tuesday vs. Oakland Athletics
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)
05/20/17 P Aaron Sanchez Finger 10-day DL (05/20)
05/15/17 1B Steve Pearce Calf 10-day DL (05/15)
04/09/17 P Bo Schultz Elbow 60-day DL (03/30)
04/03/17 CF Dalton Pompey Concussion 60-day DL (03/30)
04/03/17 P Glenn Sparkman Thumb 60-day DL (03/30)
Key Oakland Athletics Injuries
06/06/17 LF Khris Davis Calf left last game, "?" Tuesday vs. Toronto Blue Jays
06/05/17 P Jesse Hahn Tricep is upgraded to expected to start Tuesday vs. Toronto Blue Jays
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 Sean Doolittle Shoulder 10-day DL (04/30)
05/28/17 P Bobby Wahl Shoulder 10-day DL (05/24)
04/17/17 SS Marcus Semien Wrist 60-day DL (04/15)
04/01/17 P Chris Bassitt Elbow 60-day DL (03/30)
04/01/17 CF Jake Smolinski Shoulder 60-day DL (03/30)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Blue Jays have a 28-30 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Francisco Liriano has a 3-2 record with an earned run average of 5.94 and a WHIP of 1.80. He has 35 strikeouts over his 33.1 innings pitched and he's given up 35 hits. He allows 9.5 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 4.94. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.94 and they have given up 181 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .229 against the bullpen and they've struck out 234 hitters and walked 77 batters. As a team, Toronto allows 8.6 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.9 batters per nine innings. They are 16th in the league in team earned run average at 4.2. The Blue Jays pitchers collectively have given up 498 base hits and 244 earned runs. They have allowed 74 home runs this season, ranking them 8th in the league. Toronto as a pitching staff has walked 196 batters and struck out 518. They have walked 3.4 men per 9 innings while striking out 8.9 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.33 and their FIP as a unit is 4.16.
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As a team Toronto is hitting .245, good for 20th in the league. The Blue Jays hold a .416 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .312, which is good for 23rd in baseball. They rank 21st in MLB with 8.3 hits per game. Kevin Pillar is hitting .270 with an on-base percentage of .328. He has 61 hits this season in 226 at bats with 14 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .434 and an OPS+ of 102. Jose Bautista is hitting .233 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .341. He has totaled 49 hits and he has driven in 28 men in 210 at bats. His OPS+ is 103 while his slugging percentage is at .419. The Blue Jays have 479 hits, including 92 doubles and 79 home runs. Toronto has walked 178 times so far this season and they have struck out 451 times as a unit. They have left 368 men on base and have a team OPS of .727. They score 4.34 runs per contest and have scored a total of 252 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Oakland has a 25-32 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 5.11, Jharel Cotton has a 3-6 record and a 1.44 WHIP. He has 44 strikeouts over the 49.1 innings he's pitched. He's also given up 48 hits. He allows 8.8 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 4.63. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.99 and they have given up 189 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .254 against the Athletics bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 171 batters and walked 76 opposing hitters. As a team, Oakland allows 8.6 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.9 batters per nine innings. They are 26th in the league in team earned run average at 4.65. The Athletics pitchers as a team have surrendered 475 base knocks and 258 earned runs this season. They have given up 62 home runs this year, which ranks 26th in Major League Baseball. Oakland as a staff has walked 189 hitters and struck out 439 batters. They give up a walk 3.4 times per 9 innings while they strike out 7.9 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.33 while their FIP as a staff is 4.19.
As a team, they are batting .235, good for 27th in the league. The Athletics hold a .428 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .304, which is good for 27th in baseball. They rank 29th in MLB with 7.8 hits per contest. Jed Lowrie comes into this matchup batting .287 with an OBP of .353. He has 60 hits this year along with 20 RBI in 209 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .474 with an OPS+ of 128. Yonder Alonso is hitting .303 this season and he has an OBP of .398. He has collected 46 hits in 152 at bats while driving in 34 runs. He has an OPS+ of 192 and a slugging percentage of .678. The Athletics as a unit have 444 base hits, including 98 doubles and 86 homers. Oakland has walked 180 times this year and they have struck out on 517 occasions. They have had 351 men left on base and have an OPS of .732. They have scored 4.18 runs per game and totaled 238 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Blue Jays/Athletics MLB game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Blue Jays -105
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