Detroit Tigers at Toronto Blue Jays 7/1/2018 Free MLB Picks and Predictions
Sunday, July 1, 2018
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Probable Pitchers: Jordan Zimmermann vs. J.A. Happ
The Detroit Tigers head to Rogers Centre on Sunday, July 1, 2018 to take on the Toronto Blue Jays. The expected starting pitchers are Jordan Zimmermann for the Tigers and J.A. Happ for the Blue Jays.
The odds for this matchup have Detroit at +212 and Toronto at -230. The Tigers have a 34-47-2 over/under mark and a 42-41-0 run line record. The Blue Jays are 40-41-0 against the run line and have a 39-36-6 over/under record.
Valuable Detroit Tigers Betting Trends
The Detroit Tigers are 34-47-2 against the over/under
The Detroit Tigers are 42-41-0 against the run line
Important Toronto Blue Jays Betting Trends
The Toronto Blue Jays are 39-36-6 against the over/under
The Toronto Blue Jays are 40-41-0 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 36-47 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Jordan Zimmermann has a 2-0 record with an earned run average of 4.35 and a WHIP of 1.21 this year. He has 39 strikeouts over his 41.1 innings pitched and he's given up 40 hits. He allows 8.7 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 3.5. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.67 and they have given up 300 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .262 against the bullpen and they've struck out 264 hitters and walked 122 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 4.44. The Tigers pitchers collectively have given up 723 base hits and 363 earned runs. They have allowed 102 home runs this season, ranking them 8th in the league. Detroit as a pitching staff has walked 273 batters and struck out 618. 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 4.47.
As a team Detroit is hitting .247, good for 13th in the league. The Tigers hold a .389 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .307, which is good for 24th in baseball. They rank 11th in MLB with 8.5 hits per game. Jose Iglesias is hitting .270 with an on-base percentage of .312. He has 74 hits this season in 274 at bats with 28 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .383 and an OPS+ of 88. Nick Castellanos is hitting .307 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .354. He has totaled 99 hits and he has driven in 47 men in 323 at bats. His OPS+ is 131 while his slugging percentage is at .508. The Tigers have 703 hits, including 166 doubles and 65 home runs. Detroit has walked 223 times so far this season and they have struck out 666 times as a unit. They have left 576 men on base and have a team OPS of .695. They score 3.99 runs per contest and have scored a total of 331 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Toronto has a 38-43 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 3.62, J.A. Happ has a 10-3 record and a 1.06 WHIP this season. He has 106 strikeouts over the 97 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 76 hits. He allows 7.1 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 3.57. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.15 and they have given up 287 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .259 against the Blue Jays bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 288 batters and walked 106 opposing hitters. As a team, Toronto allows 9 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 4.55. The Blue Jays pitchers as a team have surrendered 724 base knocks and 365 earned runs this season. They have given up 103 home runs this year, which ranks 7th in Major League Baseball. Toronto as a staff has walked 275 hitters and struck out 677 batters. They give up a walk 3.4 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8.4 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.38 while their FIP as a staff is 4.33.
As a team, they are batting .238, good for 22nd in the league. The Blue Jays hold a .420 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .311, which is good for 21st in baseball. They rank 23rd in MLB with 8.0 hits per contest. Kevin Pillar comes into this matchup batting .250 with an OBP of .284. He has 76 hits this year along with 29 RBI in 304 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .411 with an OPS+ of 89. Yangervis Solarte is hitting .252 this season and he has an OBP of .308. He has collected 78 hits in 310 at bats while driving in 45 runs. He has an OPS+ of 106 and a slugging percentage of .452. The Blue Jays as a unit have 651 base hits, including 157 doubles and 107 homers. Toronto has walked 274 times this year and they have struck out on 707 occasions. They have had 525 men left on base and have an OPS of .731. They have scored 4.46 runs per game and totaled 361 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Tigers/Blue Jays MLB game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Tigers +212
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