Toronto Blue Jays at Boston Red Sox 5/30/2018 Free MLB Picks and Predictions
Wednesday, May 30, 2018
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Probable Pitchers: Sam Gaviglio vs. Eduardo Rodriguez
The Toronto Blue Jays head to Fenway Park on Wednesday, May 30, 2018 to take on the Boston Red Sox. The expected starting pitchers are Sam Gaviglio for the Blue Jays and Eduardo Rodriguez for the Red Sox.
The odds for this matchup have Toronto at +177 and Boston at -188. The Blue Jays have a 25-23-6 over/under mark and a 29-25-0 run line record. The Red Sox are 28-26-0 against the run line and have a 26-26-2 over/under record.
Valuable Toronto Blue Jays Betting Trends
The Toronto Blue Jays are 25-23-6 against the over/under
The Toronto Blue Jays are 29-25-0 against the run line
Important Boston Red Sox Betting Trends
The Boston Red Sox are 26-26-2 against the over/under
The Boston Red Sox are 28-26-0 against the run line
Key Toronto Blue Jays Injuries
05/28/18 3B Josh Donaldson Calf left last game, is "?" Tuesday vs Boston Red Sox
05/11/18 P Marcus Stroman Shoulder 10-day DL (05/09)
05/09/18 SS Aledmys Diaz Ankle 10-day DL (05/08)
05/08/18 P Roberto Osuna Personal is out indefinitely
05/08/18 LF Steve Pearce Oblique 10-day DL (05/03)
04/30/18 RF Randal Grichuk Knee 10-day DL (04/30)
03/26/18 SS Troy Tulowitzki Foot 60-day DL (03/29)
Key Boston Red Sox Injuries
05/28/18 RF Mookie Betts Side is "?" Tuesday vs Toronto Blue Jays
05/25/18 DH Hanley Ramirez None has been released
05/15/18 P Carson Smith Shoulder 10-day DL (05/15)
03/30/18 P Austin Maddox Shoulder 10-day DL (03/29)
03/30/18 P Tyler Thornburg Shoulder 10-day DL (03/29)
03/26/18 SS Marco Hernandez Shoulder 60-day DL (03/29)
03/26/18 P Steven Wright Knee 10-day DL (03/26)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Blue Jays have a 25-29 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Sam Gaviglio has a 2-0 record with an earned run average of 2.30 and a WHIP of 0.96 this year. He has 18 strikeouts over his 15.2 innings pitched and he's given up 11 hits. He allows 6.3 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 3.43. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.69 and they have given up 188 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .257 against the bullpen and they've struck out 185 hitters and walked 76 batters. As a team, Toronto allows 9.2 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 4.63. The Blue Jays pitchers collectively have given up 493 base hits and 248 earned runs. They have allowed 70 home runs this season, ranking them 6th in the league. Toronto as a pitching staff has walked 197 batters and struck out 451. They have walked 3.7 men per 9 innings while striking out 8.4 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.43 and their FIP as a unit is 4.49.
As a team Toronto is hitting .229, good for 27th in the league. The Blue Jays hold a .408 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .309, which is good for 25th in baseball. They rank 27th in MLB with 7.7 hits per game. Yangervis Solarte is hitting .263 with an on-base percentage of .324. He has 52 hits this season in 198 at bats with 33 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .485 and an OPS+ of 117. Kevin Pillar is hitting .278 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .323. He has totaled 55 hits and he has driven in 21 men in 198 at bats. His OPS+ is 110 while his slugging percentage is at .460. The Blue Jays have 416 hits, including 107 doubles and 67 home runs. Toronto has walked 197 times so far this season and they have struck out 494 times as a unit. They have left 351 men on base and have a team OPS of .718. They score 4.61 runs per contest and have scored a total of 249 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Boston has a 37-17 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 4.02, Eduardo Rodriguez has a 5-1 record and a 1.29 WHIP this season. He has 65 strikeouts over the 53.2 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 50 hits. He allows 8.4 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 3.62. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.16 and they have given up 154 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .223 against the Red Sox bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 198 batters and walked 64 opposing hitters. As a team, Boston allows 7.9 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.8 batters per nine innings. They are 8th in the league in team earned run average at 3.58. The Red Sox pitchers as a team have surrendered 431 base knocks and 196 earned runs this season. They have given up 53 home runs this year, which ranks 23rd in Major League Baseball. Boston as a staff has walked 165 hitters and struck out 537 batters. They give up a walk 3 times per 9 innings while they strike out 9.8 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.21 while their FIP as a staff is 3.45.
As a team, they are batting .265, good for 1st in the league. The Red Sox hold a .463 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .330, which is good for 5th in baseball. They rank 1st in MLB with 9.3 hits per contest. J.D. Martinez comes into this matchup batting .320 with an OBP of .379. He has 63 hits this year along with 44 RBI in 197 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .650 with an OPS+ of 168. Andrew Benintendi is hitting .292 this season and he has an OBP of .378. He has collected 56 hits in 192 at bats while driving in 37 runs. He has an OPS+ of 137 and a slugging percentage of .521. The Red Sox as a unit have 503 base hits, including 121 doubles and 78 homers. Boston has walked 172 times this year and they have struck out on 417 occasions. They have had 370 men left on base and have an OPS of .793. They have scored 5.31 runs per game and totaled 287 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Blue Jays/Red Sox MLB game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Blue Jays +177
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