Detroit Tigers at Toronto Blue Jays 7/2/2018 Free MLB Picks and Predictions
Monday, July 2, 2018
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Probable Pitchers: Mike Fiers vs. Ryan Borucki
The Detroit Tigers head to Rogers Centre on Monday, July 2, 2018 to take on the Toronto Blue Jays. The expected starting pitchers are Mike Fiers for the Tigers and Ryan Borucki for the Blue Jays.
The odds for this matchup have Detroit at +155 and Toronto at -165. The Tigers have a 34-48-2 over/under mark and a 43-41-0 run line record. The Blue Jays are 40-42-0 against the run line and have a 39-37-6 over/under record.
Valuable Detroit Tigers Betting Trends
The Detroit Tigers are 34-48-2 against the over/under
The Detroit Tigers are 43-41-0 against the run line
Important Toronto Blue Jays Betting Trends
The Toronto Blue Jays are 39-37-6 against the over/under
The Toronto Blue Jays are 40-42-0 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
07/01/18 P Ryan Tepera Elbow 10-day DL (06/28)
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 36-48 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Mike Fiers has a 5-5 record with an earned run average of 4.04 and a WHIP of 1.29 this year. He has 63 strikeouts over his 84.2 innings pitched and he's given up 90 hits. He allows 9.6 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 4.92. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.67 and they have given up 303 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .262 against the bullpen and they've struck out 265 hitters and walked 123 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 730 base hits and 367 earned runs. They have allowed 104 home runs this season, ranking them 8th in the league. Detroit as a pitching staff has walked 276 batters and struck out 626. 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 4.49.
As a team Detroit is hitting .246, good for 13th in the league. The Tigers hold a .389 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .306, which is good for 25th in baseball. They rank 11th in MLB with 8.4 hits per game. Jose Iglesias is hitting .270 with an on-base percentage of .311. He has 75 hits this season in 278 at bats with 28 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .381 and an OPS+ of 88. Nick Castellanos is hitting .309 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .356. He has totaled 101 hits and he has driven in 49 men in 327 at bats. His OPS+ is 134 while his slugging percentage is at .517. The Tigers have 709 hits, including 167 doubles and 67 home runs. Detroit has walked 226 times so far this season and they have struck out 672 times as a unit. They have left 582 men on base and have a team OPS of .695. They score 3.98 runs per contest and have scored a total of 334 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Toronto has a 39-43 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 3.00, Ryan Borucki has a 0-1 record and a 1.67 WHIP this season. He has 3 strikeouts over the 6 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 6 hits. He allows 9 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 4.1. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.12 and they have given up 290 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .259 against the Blue Jays bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 289 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 4.52. The Blue Jays pitchers as a team have surrendered 730 base knocks and 367 earned runs this season. They have given up 105 home runs this year, which ranks 6th in Major League Baseball. Toronto as a staff has walked 278 hitters and struck out 683 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 4.36.
As a team, they are batting .238, good for 22nd in the league. The Blue Jays hold a .421 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .311, which is good for 21st in baseball. They rank 24th in MLB with 8.0 hits per contest. Kevin Pillar comes into this matchup batting .251 with an OBP of .284. He has 77 hits this year along with 29 RBI in 307 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .414 with an OPS+ of 89. Yangervis Solarte is hitting .256 this season and he has an OBP of .313. He has collected 80 hits in 313 at bats while driving in 45 runs. He has an OPS+ of 108 and a slugging percentage of .454. The Blue Jays as a unit have 658 base hits, including 158 doubles and 109 homers. Toronto has walked 277 times this year and they have struck out on 715 occasions. They have had 529 men left on base and have an OPS of .732. They have scored 4.45 runs per game and totaled 365 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Tigers/Blue Jays MLB game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Tigers +155
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