Toronto Blue Jays at Atlanta Braves 7/11/2018 Free MLB Picks and Predictions
Wednesday, July 11, 2018
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Probable Pitchers: Sam Gaviglio vs. Mike Foltynewicz
SunTrust Park is the site of the matchup between the Toronto Blue Jays and the Atlanta Braves on Wednesday, July 11, 2018. The probable starting pitchers are Sam Gaviglio for the Blue Jays and Mike Foltynewicz for the Braves.
Toronto opens at +122 while Atlanta opens at -132. The Blue Jays have a 42-41-6 over/under record and a 43-46-0 run line mark. The Braves are 47-42-0 against the run line and have a 45-40-4 over/under record.
Valuable Toronto Blue Jays Betting Trends
The Toronto Blue Jays are 42-41-6 against the over/under
The Toronto Blue Jays are 43-46-0 against the run line
Important Atlanta Braves Betting Trends
The Atlanta Braves are 45-40-4 against the over/under
The Atlanta Braves are 47-42-0 against the run line
Key Toronto Blue Jays Injuries
07/08/18 P Rhiner Cruz Groin 10-day DL (07/08)
07/03/18 P Marco Estrada Hip left last game, is "?" for next scheduled start
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)
Key Atlanta Braves Injuries
07/06/18 P Max Fried Finger 10-day DL (07/06)
07/03/18 P Peter Moylan Forearm 10-day DL (07/02)
06/28/18 P Brandon McCarthy Knee 10-day DL (06/28)
06/22/18 P Jose Ramirez Shoulder 60-day DL (04/18)
06/22/18 P Michael Soroka Shoulder 60-day DL (06/20)
03/30/18 P Chase Whitley Heel 10-day DL (03/26)
03/30/18 P Jacob Lindgren Elbow 60-day DL (03/26)
03/26/18 P Grant Dayton Elbow 60-day DL (02/14)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Blue Jays have a 41-48 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Sam Gaviglio has a 2-2 record with an earned run average of 3.81 and a WHIP of 1.23 this year. He has 51 strikeouts over his 52 innings pitched and he's given up 47 hits. He's allowed 8.1 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 4.51. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.94 and they have given up 314 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .254 against the bullpen and they've struck out 321 hitters and walked 119 batters. 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 4.53. The Blue Jays pitchers collectively have given up 792 base hits and 401 earned runs. They have allowed 114 home runs this season, ranking them 7th in the league. Toronto as a pitching staff has walked 308 batters and struck out 746. They have walked 3.5 men per 9 innings while striking out 8.4 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.38 and their FIP as a unit is 4.38.
As a team Toronto is hitting .236, good for 25th in the league. The Blue Jays hold a .418 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .309, which is good for 23rd in baseball. They rank 24th in MLB with 8.0 hits per game. Yangervis Solarte is hitting .250 with an on-base percentage of .309. He has 85 hits this season in 340 at bats with 48 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .444 and an OPS+ of 105. Kevin Pillar is hitting .243 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .276. He has totaled 80 hits and he has driven in 32 men in 329 at bats. His OPS+ is 85 while his slugging percentage is at .404. The Blue Jays have 711 hits, including 172 doubles and 117 home runs. Toronto has walked 294 times so far this season and they have struck out 762 times as a unit. They have left 574 men on base and have a team OPS of .727. They score 4.39 runs per contest and have scored a total of 391 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Atlanta has a 50-39 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 2.37, Mike Foltynewicz has a 6-5 record and a 1.11 WHIP this season. He has 114 strikeouts over the 95 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 65 hits. He allows 6.2 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 3.18. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.28 and they have given up 277 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .231 against the Braves bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 323 batters and walked 154 opposing hitters. As a team, Atlanta allows 7.7 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.9 batters per nine innings. They are 12th in the league in team earned run average at 3.87. The Braves pitchers as a team have surrendered 689 base knocks and 347 earned runs this season. They have given up 93 home runs this year, which ranks 22nd in Major League Baseball. Atlanta as a staff has walked 353 hitters and struck out 800 batters. They give up a walk 3.9 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8.9 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.29 while their FIP as a staff is 4.04.
As a team, they are batting .259, good for 5th in the league. The Braves hold a .423 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .328, which is good for 6th in baseball. They rank 3rd in MLB with 9.1 hits per contest. Nick Markakis comes into this matchup batting .322 with an OBP of .389. He has 113 hits this year along with 59 RBI in 351 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .490 with an OPS+ of 141. Freddie Freeman is hitting .315 this season and he has an OBP of .406. He has collected 108 hits in 343 at bats while driving in 59 runs. He has an OPS+ of 159 and a slugging percentage of .542. The Braves as a unit have 812 base hits, including 185 doubles and 98 homers. Atlanta has walked 295 times this year and they have struck out on 706 occasions. They have had 638 men left on base and have an OPS of .750. They have scored 4.93 runs per game and totaled 439 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Blue Jays/Braves MLB game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Blue Jays +122
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