Baltimore Orioles at Toronto Blue Jays 8/22/2018 Free MLB Picks and Predictions
Wednesday, August 22, 2018
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Probable Pitchers: David Hess vs. Thomas Pannone
The Baltimore Orioles head to Rogers Centre on Wednesday, August 22, 2018 to take on the Toronto Blue Jays. The expected starting pitchers are David Hess for the Orioles and Thomas Pannone for the Blue Jays.
The odds for this matchup have Baltimore at +178 and Toronto at -190. The Orioles have a 54-66-5 over/under mark and a 53-72-0 run line record. The Blue Jays are 53-72-0 against the run line and have a 65-54-6 over/under record.
Valuable Baltimore Orioles Betting Trends
The Baltimore Orioles are 54-66-5 against the over/under
The Baltimore Orioles are 53-72-0 against the run line
Important Toronto Blue Jays Betting Trends
The Toronto Blue Jays are 65-54-6 against the over/under
The Toronto Blue Jays are 53-72-0 against the run line
Key Baltimore Orioles Injuries
08/21/18 DH Mark Trumbo Knee 10-day DL (08/20)
08/03/18 P Jhan Marinez Hamstring 10-day DL (08/03)
07/04/18 3B Steve Wilkerson Oblique 10-day DL (07/04)
06/15/18 P Richard Bleier Shoulder 10-day DL (06/14)
06/12/18 P Pedro Araujo Elbow 10-day DL (06/11)
05/02/18 SS Luis Sardinas Back 60-day DL (04/29)
04/25/18 P Gabriel Ynoa Shin 60-day DL (03/26)
Key Toronto Blue Jays Injuries
08/19/18 P Aaron Sanchez Finger 60-day DL (06/23)
08/18/18 P Marcus Stroman Blister 10-day DL (08/19)
08/12/18 3B Yangervis Solarte Hip 10-day DL (08/12)
08/08/18 3B Brandon Drury Hand 10-day DL (08/05)
08/02/18 CF Lourdes Gurriel Ankle 10-day DL (07/31)
07/08/18 P Rhiner Cruz Groin 60-day DL (07/08)
06/01/18 3B Josh Donaldson Calf 60-day DL (05/29)
03/26/18 SS Troy Tulowitzki Foot 60-day DL (03/29)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Orioles have a 37-88 overall record this season. Starting pitcher David Hess has a 2-7 record with an earned run average of 5.95 and a WHIP of 1.51 this year. He has 40 strikeouts over his 65 innings pitched and he's given up 70 hits. He allows 9.7 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 6.45. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.65 and they have given up 453 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .266 against the bullpen and they've struck out 398 hitters and walked 214 batters. As a team, Baltimore allows 9.8 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.5 batters per nine innings. They are 29th in the league in team earned run average at 5.08. The Orioles pitchers collectively have given up 1,206 base hits and 626 earned runs. They have allowed 170 home runs this season, ranking them 3rd in the league. Baltimore as a pitching staff has walked 454 batters and struck out 929. They have walked 3.7 men per 9 innings while striking out 7.5 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.50 and their FIP as a unit is 4.86.
As a team Baltimore is hitting .238, good for 27th in the league. The Orioles hold a .398 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .300, which is good for 28th in baseball. They rank 27th in MLB with 8.1 hits per game. Trey Mancini is hitting .235 with an on-base percentage of .300. He has 103 hits this season in 438 at bats with 40 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .388 and an OPS+ of 89. Adam Jones is hitting .284 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .316. He has totaled 131 hits and he has driven in 49 men in 462 at bats. His OPS+ is 105 while his slugging percentage is at .435. The Orioles have 1,013 hits, including 197 doubles and 155 home runs. Baltimore has walked 344 times so far this season and they have struck out 1,089 times as a unit. They have left 797 men on base and have a team OPS of .697. They score 3.89 runs per contest and have scored a total of 486 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Toronto has a 56-69 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 4.15, Thomas Pannone has a 0-0 record and a 0.92 WHIP this season. He has 6 strikeouts over the 4.1 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 3 hits. He allows 6.2 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 1.08. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.50 and they have given up 467 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .259 against the Blue Jays bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 471 batters and walked 168 opposing hitters. As a team, Toronto allows 9.3 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.3 batters per nine innings. They are 25th in the league in team earned run average at 4.83. The Blue Jays pitchers as a team have surrendered 1,143 base knocks and 595 earned runs this season. They have given up 163 home runs this year, which ranks 5th in Major League Baseball. Toronto as a staff has walked 418 hitters and struck out 1,026 batters. They give up a walk 3.4 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8.3 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.41 while their FIP as a staff is 4.48.
As a team, they are batting .243, good for 21st in the league. The Blue Jays hold a .424 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .314, which is good for 20th in baseball. They rank 23rd in MLB with 8.2 hits per contest. Kevin Pillar comes into this matchup batting .257 with an OBP of .287. He has 104 hits this year along with 49 RBI in 404 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .426 with an OPS+ of 94. Yangervis Solarte is hitting .233 this season and he has an OBP of .287. He has collected 101 hits in 433 at bats while driving in 53 runs. He has an OPS+ of 87 and a slugging percentage of .397. The Blue Jays as a unit have 1,029 base hits, including 242 doubles and 165 homers. Toronto has walked 407 times this year and they have struck out on 1,059 occasions. They have had 807 men left on base and have an OPS of .738. They have scored 4.44 runs per game and totaled 555 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Orioles/Blue Jays MLB game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Orioles +178
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