Toronto Blue Jays at Baltimore Orioles 9/19/2018 Free MLB Picks and Predictions
Wednesday, September 19, 2018
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Probable Pitchers: Sam Gaviglio vs. Jimmy Yacabonis
The Toronto Blue Jays head to Oriole Park on Wednesday, September 19, 2018 to take on the Baltimore Orioles. The expected starting pitchers are Sam Gaviglio for the Blue Jays and Jimmy Yacabonis for the Orioles.
The odds for this matchup have Toronto at -180 and Baltimore at +155. The Blue Jays have a 77-66-7 over/under mark and a 67-83-0 run line record. The Orioles are 61-89-0 against the run line and have a 68-77-5 over/under record.
Valuable Toronto Blue Jays Betting Trends
The Toronto Blue Jays are 77-66-7 against the over/under
The Toronto Blue Jays are 67-83-0 against the run line
Important Baltimore Orioles Betting Trends
The Baltimore Orioles are 68-77-5 against the over/under
The Baltimore Orioles are 61-89-0 against the run line
Key Toronto Blue Jays Injuries
09/10/18 P Marcus Stroman Blister is questionable for next scheduled start
08/08/18 3B Brandon Drury Hand 10-day DL (08/05)
07/08/18 P Rhiner Cruz Groin 60-day DL (07/08)
03/26/18 SS Troy Tulowitzki Foot 60-day DL (03/29)
Key Baltimore Orioles Injuries
09/12/18 DH Mark Trumbo Knee 60-day DL (09/12)
09/12/18 P Pedro Araujo Elbow 60-day DL (09/12)
09/11/18 P Alex Cobb Blister left last game, is questionable for next start.
08/03/18 P Jhan Marinez Hamstring 10-day DL (08/03)
06/15/18 P Richard Bleier Shoulder 10-day DL (06/14)
05/02/18 SS Luis Sardinas Back 60-day DL (04/29)
04/25/18 P Gabriel Ynoa Shin 60-day DL (03/26)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Blue Jays have a 68-82 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Sam Gaviglio has a 3-8 record with an earned run average of 5.25 and a WHIP of 1.44 this year. He has 97 strikeouts over his 108 innings pitched and he's given up 124 hits. He allows 10.3 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 4.76. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.41 and they have given up 558 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .258 against the bullpen and they've struck out 554 hitters and walked 203 batters. As a team, Toronto allows 9.3 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.2 batters per nine innings. They are 26th in the league in team earned run average at 4.85. The Blue Jays pitchers collectively have given up 1,371 base hits and 716 earned runs. They have allowed 196 home runs this season, ranking them 5th in the league. Toronto as a pitching staff has walked 503 batters and struck out 1,210. They have walked 3.4 men per 9 innings while striking out 8.2 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.41 and their FIP as a unit is 4.52.
As a team Toronto is hitting .244, good for 20th in the league. The Blue Jays hold a .427 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .313, which is good for 21st in baseball. They rank 20th in MLB with 8.3 hits per game. Justin Smoak is hitting .248 with an on-base percentage of .354. He has 120 hits this season in 483 at bats with 75 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .466 and an OPS+ of 127. Kevin Pillar is hitting .248 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .277. He has totaled 120 hits and he has driven in 56 men in 484 at bats. His OPS+ is 92 while his slugging percentage is at .421. The Blue Jays have 1,241 hits, including 301 doubles and 200 home runs. Toronto has walked 469 times so far this season and they have struck out 1,280 times as a unit. They have left 970 men on base and have a team OPS of .740. They score 4.41 runs per contest and have scored a total of 662 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Baltimore has a 43-107 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 7.22, Jimmy Yacabonis has a 0-2 record and a 1.54 WHIP this season. He has 26 strikeouts over the 28.2 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 33 hits. He allows 10.4 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 6.43. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.78 and they have given up 557 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .265 against the Orioles bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 495 batters and walked 268 opposing hitters. As a team, Baltimore allows 9.9 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.6 batters per nine innings. They are 30th in the league in team earned run average at 5.21. The Orioles pitchers as a team have surrendered 1,455 base knocks and 767 earned runs this season. They have given up 217 home runs this year, which ranks 1st in Major League Baseball. Baltimore as a staff has walked 545 hitters and struck out 1,118 batters. They give up a walk 3.7 times per 9 innings while they strike out 7.6 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.51 while their FIP as a staff is 4.97.
As a team, they are batting .238, good for 25th in the league. The Orioles hold a .390 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .297, which is good for 29th in baseball. They rank 26th in MLB with 8.1 hits per contest. Adam Jones comes into this matchup batting .283 with an OBP of .314. He has 152 hits this year along with 58 RBI in 537 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .426 with an OPS+ of 104. Trey Mancini is hitting .239 this season and he has an OBP of .298. He has collected 127 hits in 532 at bats while driving in 53 runs. He has an OPS+ of 95 and a slugging percentage of .412. The Orioles as a unit have 1,216 base hits, including 220 doubles and 177 homers. Baltimore has walked 389 times this year and they have struck out on 1,297 occasions. They have had 948 men left on base and have an OPS of .688. They have scored 3.83 runs per game and totaled 575 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Blue Jays/Orioles MLB game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Orioles +155
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