Baltimore Orioles at Toronto Blue Jays 6/9/2018 Free MLB Picks and Predictions
Saturday, June 9, 2018
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Probable Pitchers: Kevin Gausman vs. Aaron Sanchez
The Baltimore Orioles head to Rogers Centre on Saturday, June 9, 2018 to take on the Toronto Blue Jays. The expected starting pitchers are Kevin Gausman for the Orioles and Aaron Sanchez for the Blue Jays.
The odds for this matchup have Baltimore at +130 and Toronto at -140. The Orioles have a 26-34-1 over/under mark and a 23-38-0 run line record. The Blue Jays are 30-32-0 against the run line and have a 29-27-6 over/under record.
Valuable Baltimore Orioles Betting Trends
The Baltimore Orioles are 26-34-1 against the over/under
The Baltimore Orioles are 23-38-0 against the run line
Important Toronto Blue Jays Betting Trends
The Toronto Blue Jays are 29-27-6 against the over/under
The Toronto Blue Jays are 30-32-0 against the run line
Key Baltimore Orioles Injuries
05/11/18 P Chris Tillman Back 10-day DL (05/11)
05/09/18 P Darren O'Day Elbow 10-day DL (05/07)
05/02/18 SS Luis Sardinas Back 10-day DL (04/29)
04/26/18 SS Tim Beckham Groin 60-day DL (04/24)
04/25/18 P Gabriel Ynoa Shin 60-day DL (03/26)
04/07/18 LF Colby Rasmus Hip 10-day DL (04/07)
03/26/18 P Zach Britton Achilles 60-day DL (02/15)
Key Toronto Blue Jays Injuries
06/01/18 3B Josh Donaldson Calf 10-day DL (05/29)
05/11/18 P Marcus Stroman Shoulder 10-day DL (05/09)
05/08/18 P Roberto Osuna Personal is out indefinitely
05/08/18 LF Steve Pearce Oblique 10-day DL (05/03)
03/26/18 SS Troy Tulowitzki Foot 60-day DL (03/29)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Orioles have a 19-42 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Kevin Gausman has a 3-5 record with an earned run average of 4.63 and a WHIP of 1.40 this year. He has 68 strikeouts over his 70 innings pitched and he's given up 81 hits. He allows 10.4 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 4.44. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.28 and they have given up 215 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .258 against the bullpen and they've struck out 194 hitters and walked 99 batters. As a team, Baltimore allows 10 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 4.85. The Orioles pitchers collectively have given up 599 base hits and 291 earned runs. They have allowed 81 home runs this season, ranking them 7th in the league. Baltimore as a pitching staff has walked 211 batters and struck out 476. They have walked 3.5 men per 9 innings while striking out 7.9 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.50 and their FIP as a unit is 4.59.
As a team Baltimore is hitting .229, good for 27th in the league. The Orioles hold a .384 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .292, which is good for 30th in baseball. They rank 25th in MLB with 7.8 hits per game. Adam Jones is hitting .282 with an on-base percentage of .299. He has 69 hits this season in 245 at bats with 28 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .461 and an OPS+ of 107. Manny Machado is hitting .322 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .390. He has totaled 76 hits and he has driven in 50 men in 236 at bats. His OPS+ is 173 while his slugging percentage is at .614. The Orioles have 475 hits, including 95 doubles and 71 home runs. Baltimore has walked 167 times so far this season and they have struck out 560 times as a unit. They have left 394 men on base and have a team OPS of .676. They score 3.64 runs per contest and have scored a total of 222 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Toronto has a 27-35 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 4.48, Aaron Sanchez has a 3-5 record and a 1.49 WHIP this season. He has 53 strikeouts over the 66.1 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 61 hits. He allows 8.3 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 5.07. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.14 and they have given up 221 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .258 against the Blue Jays bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 218 batters and walked 86 opposing hitters. As a team, Toronto allows 9.2 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.4 batters per nine innings. They are 25th in the league in team earned run average at 4.72. The Blue Jays pitchers as a team have surrendered 567 base knocks and 291 earned runs this season. They have given up 84 home runs this year, which ranks 5th in Major League Baseball. Toronto as a staff has walked 218 hitters and struck out 521 batters. They give up a walk 3.5 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8.4 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.41 while their FIP as a staff is 4.51.
As a team, they are batting .226, good for 29th in the league. The Blue Jays hold a .402 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .305, which is good for 26th in baseball. They rank 28th in MLB with 7.6 hits per contest. Kevin Pillar comes into this matchup batting .257 with an OBP of .297. He has 59 hits this year along with 23 RBI in 230 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .426 with an OPS+ of 94. Yangervis Solarte is hitting .246 this season and he has an OBP of .309. He has collected 57 hits in 232 at bats while driving in 36 runs. He has an OPS+ of 104 and a slugging percentage of .453. The Blue Jays as a unit have 473 base hits, including 120 doubles and 76 homers. Toronto has walked 221 times this year and they have struck out on 555 occasions. They have had 397 men left on base and have an OPS of .707. They have scored 4.47 runs per game and totaled 277 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Orioles/Blue Jays MLB game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Orioles +130
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