Tampa Bay Rays at Toronto Blue Jays 8/10/2018 Free MLB Picks and Predictions
Friday, August 10, 2018
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Probable Pitchers: Blake Snell vs. Marco Estrada
The Tampa Bay Rays visit Rogers Centre on Friday, August 10, 2018 to play the Toronto Blue Jays. The probable starters are Blake Snell for the Rays and Marco Estrada for the Blue Jays.
The opening line for this matchup has Tampa Bay at -115 and Toronto at +105. The Rays have a 50-60-4 over/under record and a 63-51-0 run line mark. The Blue Jays are 51-62-0 against the run line and have a 59-48-6 over/under record.
Valuable Tampa Bay Rays Betting Trends
The Tampa Bay Rays are 50-60-4 against the over/under
The Tampa Bay Rays are 63-51-0 against the run line
Important Toronto Blue Jays Betting Trends
The Toronto Blue Jays are 59-48-6 against the over/under
The Toronto Blue Jays are 51-62-0 against the run line
Key Tampa Bay Rays Injuries
08/04/18 CF Tommy Pham Foot 10-day DL (08/03)
08/04/18 SS Daniel Robertson Thumb 10-day DL (08/04)
07/11/18 P Jose Alvarado Personal is out indefinitely
07/08/18 P Chaz Roe Knee 10-day DL (07/08)
07/04/18 P Vidal Nuno Hamstring 10-day DL (07/04)
06/30/18 P Wilmer Font Side 60-day DL (06/30)
06/18/18 3B Christian Arroyo Oblique 10-day DL (06/17)
04/11/18 P Jose De Leon Elbow 60-day DL (03/28)
Key Toronto Blue Jays Injuries
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)
06/23/18 P Aaron Sanchez Finger 10-day DL (06/23)
06/01/18 3B Josh Donaldson Calf 60-day DL (05/29)
04/01/18 RF Billy McKinney Shoulder 10-day DL (04/01)
03/26/18 SS Troy Tulowitzki Foot 60-day DL (03/29)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Rays have a 57-57 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Blake Snell has a 12-5 record with an earned run average of 2.27 and a WHIP of 1.07 this season. He has 137 strikeouts over his 123 innings pitched and he's given up 83 hits. He's allowed 6.1 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 3.52. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.98 and they have given up 483 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .230 against the bullpen and they've struck out 505 hitters and walked 207 batters. As a team, Tampa Bay allows 7.8 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.7 batters per nine innings. They are 14th in the league in team earned run average at 3.89. The Rays pitchers collectively have given up 885 base hits and 442 earned runs. They have allowed 118 home runs this season, ranking them 24th in the league. Tampa Bay as a pitching staff has walked 372 batters and struck out 990. They have walked 3.3 men per 9 innings while striking out 8.7 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.23 and their FIP as a unit is 3.92.
As a team Tampa Bay is hitting .254, good for 8th in the league. The Rays hold a .393 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .326, which is good for 8th in baseball. They rank 11th in MLB with 8.6 hits per game. C.J. Cron is hitting .247 with an on-base percentage of .319. He has 95 hits this season in 384 at bats with 56 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .471 and an OPS+ of 119. Mallex Smith is hitting .298 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .368. He has totaled 96 hits and he has driven in 26 men in 322 at bats. His OPS+ is 121 while his slugging percentage is at .413. The Rays have 982 hits, including 181 doubles and 104 home runs. Tampa Bay has walked 361 times so far this season and they have struck out 979 times as a unit. They have left 796 men on base and have a team OPS of .720. They score 4.2 runs per contest and have scored a total of 479 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Toronto has a 51-62 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 4.65, Marco Estrada has a 5-8 record and a 1.28 WHIP. He has 74 strikeouts over the 100.2 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 99 hits. He's allowing 8.9 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 4.64. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.66 and they have given up 430 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .263 against the Blue Jays bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 427 batters and walked 155 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 4.75. The Blue Jays pitchers as a team have surrendered 1,031 base knocks and 532 earned runs this season. They have given up 146 home runs this year, which ranks 6th in Major League Baseball. Toronto as a staff has walked 380 hitters and struck out 944 batters. They give up a walk 3.4 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8.4 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.40 while their FIP as a staff is 4.42.
As a team, they are batting .244, good for 19th in the league. The Blue Jays hold a .428 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .313, which is good for 23rd in baseball. They rank 19th in MLB with 8.3 hits per contest. Kevin Pillar comes into this matchup batting .248 with an OBP of .277. He has 90 hits this year along with 40 RBI in 363 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .410 with an OPS+ of 86. Yangervis Solarte is hitting .234 this season and he has an OBP of .288. He has collected 100 hits in 428 at bats while driving in 53 runs. He has an OPS+ of 87 and a slugging percentage of .400. The Blue Jays as a unit have 940 base hits, including 221 doubles and 154 homers. Toronto has walked 366 times this year and they have struck out on 963 occasions. They have had 740 men left on base and have an OPS of .741. They have scored 4.52 runs per game and totaled 511 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Rays/Blue Jays MLB game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Blue Jays +105
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