Toronto Blue Jays at Detroit Tigers 6/2/2018 Free MLB Picks and Predictions
Saturday, June 2, 2018
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Probable Pitchers: J.A. Happ vs. Matt Boyd
The Toronto Blue Jays visit Comerica Park on Saturday, June 2, 2018 to play the Detroit Tigers. The probable starters are J.A. Happ for the Blue Jays and Matt Boyd for the Tigers.
The opening line for this matchup has Toronto at +115 and Detroit at -135. The Blue Jays have a 27-23-6 over/under record and a 29-27-0 run line mark. The Tigers are 30-26-0 against the run line and have a 24-30-2 over/under record.
Valuable Toronto Blue Jays Betting Trends
The Toronto Blue Jays are 27-23-6 against the over/under
The Toronto Blue Jays are 29-27-0 against the run line
Important Detroit Tigers Betting Trends
The Detroit Tigers are 24-30-2 against the over/under
The Detroit Tigers are 30-26-0 against the run line
Key Toronto Blue Jays Injuries
05/30/18 3B Josh Donaldson Calf is "?" Friday vs Detroit Tigers
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 Detroit Tigers Injuries
06/01/18 3B Jeimer Candelario Hand is "?" Friday vs Toronto Blue Jays
05/31/18 P Ryan Carpenter Oblique 10-day DL (05/31)
05/31/18 SS Jose Iglesias Hip is "?" Friday vs Toronto Blue Jays
05/31/18 CF Leonys Martin Calf is "?" Friday vs Toronto Blue Jays
05/30/18 P Daniel Stumpf Elbow 10-day DL (05/29)
05/30/18 P Francisco Liriano Hamstring 10-day DL (05/27)
05/08/18 P Alex Wilson Foot 10-day DL (05/08)
05/08/18 P Jordan Zimmermann Shoulder 10-day DL (05/08)
05/04/18 1B Miguel Cabrera Hamstring 10-day DL (05/04)
04/30/18 P Daniel Norris Groin 60-day DL (04/30)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Blue Jays have a 25-31 overall record this season. Starting pitcher J.A. Happ has a 7-3 record with an earned run average of 3.84 and a WHIP of 1.11 this season. He has 79 strikeouts over his 65.2 innings pitched and he's given up 55 hits. He's allowed 7.5 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 3.46. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.80 and they have given up 198 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .261 against the bullpen and they've struck out 192 hitters and walked 79 batters. As a team, Toronto allows 9.3 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 4.72. The Blue Jays pitchers collectively have given up 517 base hits and 261 earned runs. They have allowed 74 home runs this season, ranking them 6th in the league. Toronto as a pitching staff has walked 200 batters and struck out 463. They have walked 3.6 men per 9 innings while striking out 8.4 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.44 and their FIP as a unit is 4.53.
As a team Toronto is hitting .228, good for 29th in the league. The Blue Jays hold a .406 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .308, which is good for 24th in baseball. They rank 28th in MLB with 7.7 hits per game. Yangervis Solarte is hitting .257 with an on-base percentage of .320. He has 53 hits this season in 206 at bats with 33 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .471 and an OPS+ of 112. Kevin Pillar is hitting .271 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .314. He has totaled 56 hits and he has driven in 21 men in 207 at bats. His OPS+ is 103 while his slugging percentage is at .444. The Blue Jays have 430 hits, including 109 doubles and 69 home runs. Toronto has walked 201 times so far this season and they have struck out 511 times as a unit. They have left 364 men on base and have a team OPS of .714. They score 4.57 runs per contest and have scored a total of 256 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Detroit has a 26-30 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 3.00, Matt Boyd has a 3-4 record and a 1.07 WHIP. He has 45 strikeouts over the 57 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 41 hits. He's allowing 6.5 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 3.49. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.46 and they have given up 201 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .256 against the Tigers bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 186 batters and walked 85 opposing hitters. As a team, Detroit allows 8.6 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.6 batters per nine innings. They are 20th in the league in team earned run average at 4.26. The Tigers pitchers as a team have surrendered 477 base knocks and 236 earned runs this season. They have given up 64 home runs this year, which ranks 11th in Major League Baseball. Detroit as a staff has walked 187 hitters and struck out 422 batters. They give up a walk 3.4 times per 9 innings while they strike out 7.6 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.33 while their FIP as a staff is 4.35.
As a team, they are batting .258, good for 7th in the league. The Tigers hold a .412 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .316, which is good for 19th in baseball. They rank 6th in MLB with 8.9 hits per contest. Nick Castellanos comes into this matchup batting .332 with an OBP of .376. He has 71 hits this year along with 29 RBI in 214 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .514 with an OPS+ of 137. Jose Iglesias is hitting .253 this season and he has an OBP of .303. He has collected 47 hits in 186 at bats while driving in 19 runs. He has an OPS+ of 80 and a slugging percentage of .366. The Tigers as a unit have 501 base hits, including 125 doubles and 48 homers. Detroit has walked 147 times this year and they have struck out on 423 occasions. They have had 390 men left on base and have an OPS of .727. They have scored 4.29 runs per game and totaled 240 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Blue Jays/Tigers MLB game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Blue Jays +115
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