Detroit Tigers at Toronto Blue Jays 6/29/2018 Free MLB Picks and Predictions
Friday, June 29, 2018
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Probable Pitchers: Francisco Liriano vs. Marcus Stroman
The Detroit Tigers head to Rogers Centre on Friday, June 29, 2018 to take on the Toronto Blue Jays. The expected starting pitchers are Francisco Liriano for the Tigers and Marcus Stroman for the Blue Jays.
The odds for this matchup have Detroit at +176 and Toronto at -187. The Tigers have a 34-45-2 over/under mark and a 41-40-0 run line record. The Blue Jays are 40-40-0 against the run line and have a 39-35-6 over/under record.
Valuable Detroit Tigers Betting Trends
The Detroit Tigers are 34-45-2 against the over/under
The Detroit Tigers are 41-40-0 against the run line
Important Toronto Blue Jays Betting Trends
The Toronto Blue Jays are 39-35-6 against the over/under
The Toronto Blue Jays are 40-40-0 against the run line
Key Detroit Tigers Injuries
06/24/18 P Johnny Barbato Shoulder 10-day DL (06/23)
06/20/18 P Drew VerHagen Nose 10-day DL (06/20)
06/14/18 1B Miguel Cabrera Biceps is out for season
05/31/18 P Ryan Carpenter Oblique 10-day DL (05/31)
05/30/18 P Daniel Stumpf Elbow 10-day DL (05/29)
04/30/18 P Daniel Norris Groin 60-day DL (04/30)
Key Toronto Blue Jays Injuries
06/23/18 P Aaron Sanchez Finger 10-day DL (06/23)
06/23/18 P Jaime Garcia Shoulder 10-day DL (06/23)
06/22/18 P Danny Barnes Knee 10-day DL (06/22)
06/01/18 3B Josh Donaldson Calf 10-day DL (05/29)
05/08/18 P Roberto Osuna Personal is out indefinitely
03/26/18 SS Troy Tulowitzki Foot 60-day DL (03/29)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Tigers have a 36-45 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Francisco Liriano has a 3-3 record with an earned run average of 3.94 and a WHIP of 1.25 this year. He has 48 strikeouts over his 61.2 innings pitched and he's given up 45 hits. He allows 6.6 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 4.88. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.72 and they have given up 298 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .262 against the bullpen and they've struck out 262 hitters and walked 120 batters. As a team, Detroit allows 8.8 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.6 batters per nine innings. They are 22nd in the league in team earned run average at 4.45. The Tigers pitchers collectively have given up 705 base hits and 356 earned runs. They have allowed 101 home runs this season, ranking them 8th in the league. Detroit as a pitching staff has walked 267 batters and struck out 607. They have walked 3.3 men per 9 innings while striking out 7.6 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.35 and their FIP as a unit is 4.50.
As a team Detroit is hitting .248, good for 12th in the league. The Tigers hold a .391 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .309, which is good for 23rd in baseball. They rank 9th in MLB with 8.5 hits per game. Jose Iglesias is hitting .273 with an on-base percentage of .316. He has 73 hits this season in 267 at bats with 28 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .390 and an OPS+ of 91. Nick Castellanos is hitting .308 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .357. He has totaled 97 hits and he has driven in 45 men in 315 at bats. His OPS+ is 131 while his slugging percentage is at .505. The Tigers have 692 hits, including 165 doubles and 63 home runs. Detroit has walked 221 times so far this season and they have struck out 651 times as a unit. They have left 570 men on base and have a team OPS of .700. They score 4.04 runs per contest and have scored a total of 327 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Toronto has a 37-43 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 6.80, Marcus Stroman has a 0-5 record and a 1.68 WHIP this season. He has 37 strikeouts over the 42.1 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 52 hits. He allows 11.1 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 4.23. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.18 and they have given up 286 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .259 against the Blue Jays bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 283 batters and walked 106 opposing hitters. As a team, Toronto allows 9.1 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.4 batters per nine innings. They are 23rd in the league in team earned run average at 4.58. The Blue Jays pitchers as a team have surrendered 718 base knocks and 363 earned runs this season. They have given up 102 home runs this year, which ranks 6th in Major League Baseball. Toronto as a staff has walked 275 hitters and struck out 668 batters. They give up a walk 3.5 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8.4 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.39 while their FIP as a staff is 4.36.
As a team, they are batting .237, good for 23rd in the league. The Blue Jays hold a .420 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .310, which is good for 21st in baseball. They rank 22nd in MLB with 8.0 hits per contest. Kevin Pillar comes into this matchup batting .249 with an OBP of .281. He has 75 hits this year along with 29 RBI in 301 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .412 with an OPS+ of 88. Yangervis Solarte is hitting .252 this season and he has an OBP of .308. He has collected 77 hits in 306 at bats while driving in 45 runs. He has an OPS+ of 106 and a slugging percentage of .454. The Blue Jays as a unit have 643 base hits, including 157 doubles and 106 homers. Toronto has walked 268 times this year and they have struck out on 701 occasions. They have had 518 men left on base and have an OPS of .730. They have scored 4.47 runs per game and totaled 358 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Tigers/Blue Jays MLB game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Tigers +176
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