Toronto Blue Jays at Detroit Tigers 6/3/2018 Free MLB Picks and Predictions
Sunday, June 3, 2018
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Probable Pitchers: Aaron Sanchez vs. Michael Fulmer
The Toronto Blue Jays visit Comerica Park on Sunday, June 3, 2018 to play the Detroit Tigers. The probable starters are Aaron Sanchez for the Blue Jays and Michael Fulmer for the Tigers.
The opening line for this matchup has Toronto at -101 and Detroit at -109. The Blue Jays have a 27-24-6 over/under record and a 29-28-0 run line mark. The Tigers are 31-26-0 against the run line and have a 24-31-2 over/under record.
Valuable Toronto Blue Jays Betting Trends
The Toronto Blue Jays are 27-24-6 against the over/under
The Toronto Blue Jays are 29-28-0 against the run line
Important Detroit Tigers Betting Trends
The Detroit Tigers are 24-31-2 against the over/under
The Detroit Tigers are 31-26-0 against the run line
Key Toronto Blue Jays Injuries
06/01/18 3B Josh Donaldson Calf 10-day DL (06/01)
05/11/18 P Marcus Stroman Shoulder 10-day DL (05/09)
05/08/18 P Roberto Osuna Personal is out indefinitely
05/08/18 LF Steve Pearce Oblique 10-day DL (05/03)
03/26/18 SS Troy Tulowitzki Foot 60-day DL (03/29)
Key Detroit Tigers Injuries
05/31/18 P Ryan Carpenter Oblique 10-day DL (05/31)
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)
04/30/18 P Daniel Norris Groin 60-day DL (04/30)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Blue Jays have a 25-32 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Aaron Sanchez has a 2-5 record with an earned run average of 4.77 and a WHIP of 1.56 this season. He has 46 strikeouts over his 60.1 innings pitched and he's given up 59 hits. He's allowed 8.8 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 5.15. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.72 and they have given up 202 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .259 against the bullpen and they've struck out 197 hitters and walked 80 batters. As a team, Toronto allows 9.4 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.3 batters per nine innings. They are 24th in the league in team earned run average at 4.73. The Blue Jays pitchers collectively have given up 528 base hits and 266 earned runs. They have allowed 75 home runs this season, ranking them 7th in the league. Toronto as a pitching staff has walked 201 batters and struck out 469. They have walked 3.6 men per 9 innings while striking out 8.3 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.44 and their FIP as a unit is 4.52.
As a team Toronto is hitting .228, good for 28th in the league. The Blue Jays hold a .404 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .309, which is good for 25th in baseball. They rank 28th in MLB with 7.7 hits per game. Kevin Pillar is hitting .265 with an on-base percentage of .309. He has 56 hits this season in 211 at bats with 21 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .436 and an OPS+ of 100. Yangervis Solarte is hitting .251 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .313. He has totaled 53 hits and he has driven in 33 men in 211 at bats. His OPS+ is 107 while his slugging percentage is at .460. The Blue Jays have 437 hits, including 110 doubles and 69 home runs. Toronto has walked 206 times so far this season and they have struck out 516 times as a unit. They have left 373 men on base and have a team OPS of .713. They score 4.53 runs per contest and have scored a total of 258 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Detroit has a 27-30 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 4.60, Michael Fulmer has a 2-4 record and a 1.37 WHIP. He has 52 strikeouts over the 60.2 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 59 hits. He's allowing 8.8 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 4.51. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.40 and they have given up 205 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .257 against the Tigers bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 188 batters and walked 86 opposing hitters. As a team, Detroit allows 8.6 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.6 batters per nine innings. They are 17th in the league in team earned run average at 4.22. The Tigers pitchers as a team have surrendered 484 base knocks and 238 earned runs this season. They have given up 64 home runs this year, which ranks 12th in Major League Baseball. Detroit as a staff has walked 192 hitters and struck out 427 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 .259, good for 6th in the league. The Tigers hold a .414 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .316, which is good for 19th in baseball. They rank 6th in MLB with 9.0 hits per contest. Jose Iglesias comes into this matchup batting .254 with an OBP of .304. He has 48 hits this year along with 19 RBI in 189 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .370 with an OPS+ of 81. Nick Castellanos is hitting .339 this season and he has an OBP of .382. He has collected 74 hits in 218 at bats while driving in 30 runs. He has an OPS+ of 143 and a slugging percentage of .532. The Tigers as a unit have 512 base hits, including 127 doubles and 49 homers. Detroit has walked 148 times this year and they have struck out on 429 occasions. They have had 395 men left on base and have an OPS of .730. They have scored 4.3 runs per game and totaled 245 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Blue Jays/Tigers MLB game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Blue Jays -101
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