Wednesday, June 21, 2017
Globe Life Park
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Probable Pitchers: Joe Biagini vs. Tyson Ross
Globe Life Park is the site of the matchup between the Toronto Blue Jays and the Texas Rangers on Wednesday, June 21, 2017. The probable starting pitchers are Joe Biagini for the Blue Jays and Tyson Ross for the Rangers.
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Toronto opens at -118 while Texas opens at +108. The Blue Jays have a 33-32-4 over/under record and a 30-39-0 run line mark. The Rangers are 40-29-0 against the run line and have a 32-36-1 over/under record.
Valuable Toronto Blue Jays Betting Trends
The Toronto Blue Jays are 33-32-4 against the over/under
The Toronto Blue Jays are 30-39-0 against the run line
Important Texas Rangers Betting Trends
The Texas Rangers are 32-36-1 against the over/under
The Texas Rangers are 40-29-0 against the run line
Key Toronto Blue Jays Injuries
06/19/17 P Joe Smith Shoulder 10-day DL (06/19)
06/16/17 3B Chris Coghlan Wrist 10-day DL (06/16)
06/15/17 LF Ezequiel Carrera Foot 10-day DL (06/14)
06/06/17 2B Devon Travis Knee 10-day DL (06/06)
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)
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 Texas Rangers Injuries
06/20/17 P Tony Barnette Finger 10-day DL (06/15)
06/17/17 P Andrew Cashner Oblique 10-day DL (06/15)
06/01/17 P Chi Chi Gonzalez Elbow 60-day DL (03/30)
05/26/17 P A.J. Griffin Ribs 60-day DL (05/27)
05/03/17 P Cole Hamels Oblique 10-day DL (04/30)
04/03/17 SS Hanser Alberto Shoulder 60-day DL (03/30)
03/31/17 P Jake Diekman Intestinal 60-day DL (02/14)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Blue Jays have a 34-35 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Joe Biagini has a 1-6 record with an earned run average of 4.26 and a WHIP of 1.16. He has 48 strikeouts over his 57 innings pitched and he's given up 53 hits. He allows 8.4 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 2.92. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.76 and they have given up 205 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .221 against the bullpen and they've struck out 282 hitters and walked 90 batters. As a team, Toronto allows 8.7 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.1 batters per nine innings. They are 14th in the league in team earned run average at 4.25. The Blue Jays pitchers collectively have given up 598 base hits and 293 earned runs. They have allowed 84 home runs this season, ranking them 18th in the league. Toronto as a pitching staff has walked 222 batters and struck out 627. They have walked 3.2 men per 9 innings while striking out 9.1 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.32 and their FIP as a unit is 4.05.
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As a team Toronto is hitting .245, good for 22nd in the league. The Blue Jays hold a .419 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .314, which is good for 24th in baseball. They rank 23rd in MLB with 8.3 hits per game. Kevin Pillar is hitting .251 with an on-base percentage of .305. He has 69 hits this season in 275 at bats with 18 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .407 and an OPS+ of 86. Justin Smoak is hitting .300 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .361. He has totaled 69 hits and he has driven in 46 men in 230 at bats. His OPS+ is 147 while his slugging percentage is at .600. The Blue Jays have 570 hits, including 105 doubles and 97 home runs. Toronto has walked 218 times so far this season and they have struck out 539 times as a unit. They have left 441 men on base and have a team OPS of .733. They score 4.32 runs per contest and have scored a total of 298 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Texas has a 34-35 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 3.18, Tyson Ross has a 1-0 record and a 0.88 WHIP. He has 5 strikeouts over the 5.2 innings he's pitched. He's also given up 2 hits. He allows 3.2 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 2.95. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.68 and they have given up 230 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .262 against the Rangers bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 202 batters and walked 93 opposing hitters. As a team, Texas allows 8.9 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.1 batters per nine innings. They are 16th in the league in team earned run average at 4.3. The Rangers pitchers as a team have surrendered 611 base knocks and 294 earned runs this season. They have given up 99 home runs this year, which ranks 6th in Major League Baseball. Texas as a staff has walked 237 hitters and struck out 486 batters. They give up a walk 3.5 times per 9 innings while they strike out 7.1 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.38 while their FIP as a staff is 4.91.
As a team, they are batting .242, good for 25th in the league. The Rangers hold a .416 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .315, which is good for 23rd in baseball. They rank 27th in MLB with 8.1 hits per contest. Nomar Mazara comes into this matchup batting .278 with an OBP of .346. He has 67 hits this year along with 45 RBI in 241 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .456 with an OPS+ of 109. Elvis Andrus is hitting .290 this season and he has an OBP of .336. He has collected 78 hits in 269 at bats while driving in 38 runs. He has an OPS+ of 102 and a slugging percentage of .442. The Rangers as a unit have 560 base hits, including 103 doubles and 94 homers. Texas has walked 225 times this year and they have struck out on 627 occasions. They have had 417 men left on base and have an OPS of .731. They have scored 4.88 runs per game and totaled 337 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Blue Jays/Rangers MLB game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Rangers +108
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