Toronto Blue Jays at Baltimore Orioles 4/9/2018 Free MLB Picks and Predictions
Monday, April 9, 2018
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Probable Pitchers: J.A. Happ vs. Dylan Bundy
Oriole Park is the site of the matchup between the Toronto Blue Jays and the Baltimore Orioles on Monday, April 9, 2018. The probable starting pitchers are J.A. Happ for the Blue Jays and Dylan Bundy for the Orioles.
Toronto opens at +123 while Baltimore opens at -133. The Blue Jays have a 3-6-0 over/under record and a 5-4-0 run line mark. The Orioles are 3-6-0 against the run line and have a 3-6-0 over/under record.
Valuable Toronto Blue Jays Betting Trends
The Toronto Blue Jays are 3-6-0 against the over/under
The Toronto Blue Jays are 5-4-0 against the run line
Important Baltimore Orioles Betting Trends
The Baltimore Orioles are 3-6-0 against the over/under
The Baltimore Orioles are 3-6-0 against the run line
Key Toronto Blue Jays Injuries
03/29/18 CF Anthony Alford Hamstring 10-day DL (03/26)
03/29/18 CF Dalton Pompey Wrist 10-day DL (03/26)
03/26/18 SS Troy Tulowitzki Foot 60-day DL (03/29)
Key Baltimore Orioles Injuries
04/07/18 LF Colby Rasmus Hip 10-day DL (04/07)
03/29/18 P Gabriel Ynoa Shin 10-day DL (03/26)
03/29/18 DH Mark Trumbo Quad 10-day DL (03/26)
03/26/18 P Zach Britton Achilles 60-day DL (02/15)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Blue Jays have a 5-4 overall record this season. Starting pitcher J.A. Happ has a 1-1 record with an earned run average of 5.40 and a WHIP of 1.30 this year. He has 14 strikeouts over his 10 innings pitched and he's given up 11 hits. He's allowed 9.9 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 5.08. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.03 and they have given up 26 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .232 against the bullpen and they've struck out 30 hitters and walked 7 batters. As a team, Toronto allows 8.2 hits per nine innings while striking out 9 batters per nine innings. They are 19th in the league in team earned run average at 4.16. The Blue Jays pitchers collectively have given up 73 base hits and 37 earned runs. They have allowed 14 home runs this season, ranking them 1st in the league. Toronto as a pitching staff has walked 29 batters and struck out 80. They have walked 3.3 men per 9 innings while striking out 9 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.28 and their FIP as a unit is 4.66.
As a team Toronto is hitting .225, good for 22nd in the league. The Blue Jays hold a .436 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .304, which is good for 19th in baseball. They rank 26th in MLB with 7.2 hits per game. Kevin Pillar is hitting .273 with an on-base percentage of .294. He has 9 hits this season in 33 at bats with 2 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .485 and an OPS+ of 115. Justin Smoak is hitting .344 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .436. He has totaled 11 hits and he has driven in 10 men in 32 at bats. His OPS+ is 211 while his slugging percentage is at .688. The Blue Jays have 65 hits, including 18 doubles and 13 home runs. Toronto has walked 32 times so far this season and they have struck out 83 times as a unit. They have left 50 men on base and have a team OPS of .740. They score 5 runs per contest and have scored a total of 45 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Baltimore has a 3-6 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 0.69, Dylan Bundy has a 0-0 record and a 1.00 WHIP this season. He has 15 strikeouts over the 13 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 10 hits. He allows 6.9 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 1.46. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.66 and they have given up 28 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .212 against the Orioles bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 36 batters and walked 19 opposing hitters. As a team, Baltimore allows 8.3 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.4 batters per nine innings. They are 24th in the league in team earned run average at 4.82. The Orioles pitchers as a team have surrendered 77 base knocks and 45 earned runs this season. They have given up 13 home runs this year, which ranks 2nd in Major League Baseball. Baltimore as a staff has walked 39 hitters and struck out 78 batters. They give up a walk 4.2 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 4.84.
As a team, they are batting .193, good for 27th in the league. The Orioles hold a .336 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .270, which is good for 27th in baseball. They rank 27th in MLB with 6.9 hits per contest. Adam Jones comes into this matchup batting .231 with an OBP of .268. He has 9 hits this year along with 7 RBI in 39 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .487 with an OPS+ of 112. Manny Machado is hitting .306 this season and he has an OBP of .405. He has collected 11 hits in 36 at bats while driving in 4 runs. He has an OPS+ of 166 and a slugging percentage of .528. The Orioles as a unit have 62 base hits, including 14 doubles and 10 homers. Baltimore has walked 32 times this year and they have struck out on 101 occasions. They have had 68 men left on base and have an OPS of .606. They have scored 3.22 runs per game and totaled 29 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Blue Jays/Orioles MLB game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Orioles -133
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