Toronto Blue Jays at Los Angeles Angels 6/22/2018 Free MLB Picks and Predictions
Friday, June 22, 2018
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Probable Pitchers: Marco Estrada vs. John Lamb
Angel Stadium is the site of the matchup between the Toronto Blue Jays and the Los Angeles Angels on Friday, June 22, 2018. The probable starting pitchers are Marco Estrada for the Blue Jays and John Lamb for the Angels.
Toronto opens at +126 while Los Angeles opens at -136. The Blue Jays have a 35-32-6 over/under record and a 35-38-0 run line mark. The Angels are 32-41-0 against the run line and have a 35-35-3 over/under record.
Valuable Toronto Blue Jays Betting Trends
The Toronto Blue Jays are 35-32-6 against the over/under
The Toronto Blue Jays are 35-38-0 against the run line
Important Los Angeles Angels Betting Trends
The Los Angeles Angels are 35-35-3 against the over/under
The Los Angeles Angels are 32-41-0 against the run line
Key Toronto Blue Jays Injuries
06/20/18 P Sam Gaviglio Paternity List is out indefinitely
06/01/18 3B Josh Donaldson Calf 10-day DL (05/29)
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 Los Angeles Angels Injuries
06/16/18 P Garrett Richards Hamstring 10-day DL (06/14)
06/16/18 SS Zack Cozart Shoulder 10-day DL (06/14)
06/16/18 P Jim Johnson Back 10-day DL (06/12)
06/15/18 P Nick Tropeano Shoulder 10-day DL (06/12)
06/13/18 1B Jefry Marte Wrist 10-day DL (06/12)
06/08/18 3B Kaleb Cowart Ankle 10-day DL (06/07)
06/08/18 DH Shohei Ohtani Elbow 10-day DL (06/07)
05/21/18 P Keynan Middleton Elbow 60-day DL (05/21)
05/21/18 P Matt Shoemaker Forearm 60-day DL (04/01)
05/21/18 C Rene Rivera Knee 10-day DL (05/17)
05/15/18 P Sean Isaac Elbow 10-day DL (05/14)
05/05/18 P JC Ramirez Elbow 60-day DL (04/09)
04/24/18 P Blake Wood Elbow 60-day DL (04/23)
03/26/18 P Alex Meyer Shoulder 60-day DL (02/21)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Blue Jays have a 34-39 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Marco Estrada has a 4-6 record with an earned run average of 4.66 and a WHIP of 1.32 this year. He has 61 strikeouts over his 77.1 innings pitched and he's given up 82 hits. He's allowed 9.5 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 4.64. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.07 and they have given up 260 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .260 against the bullpen and they've struck out 252 hitters and walked 97 batters. As a team, Toronto allows 9 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.4 batters per nine innings. They are 23rd in the league in team earned run average at 4.59. The Blue Jays pitchers collectively have given up 656 base hits and 333 earned runs. They have allowed 92 home runs this season, ranking them 8th in the league. Toronto as a pitching staff has walked 254 batters and struck out 611. They have walked 3.5 men per 9 innings while striking out 8.4 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.39 and their FIP as a unit is 4.35.
As a team Toronto is hitting .235, good for 24th in the league. The Blue Jays hold a .416 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .311, which is good for 22nd in baseball. They rank 24th in MLB with 7.9 hits per game. Kevin Pillar is hitting .250 with an on-base percentage of .285. He has 69 hits this season in 276 at bats with 28 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .420 and an OPS+ of 91. Yangervis Solarte is hitting .260 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .317. He has totaled 72 hits and he has driven in 44 men in 277 at bats. His OPS+ is 115 while his slugging percentage is at .480. The Blue Jays have 580 hits, including 143 doubles and 94 home runs. Toronto has walked 250 times so far this season and they have struck out 635 times as a unit. They have left 472 men on base and have a team OPS of .727. They score 4.51 runs per contest and have scored a total of 329 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Los Angeles has a 39-35 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 3.60, John Lamb has a 0-0 record and a 0.80 WHIP this season. He has 5 strikeouts over the 5 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 3 hits. He allows 5.4 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 6.89. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.90 and they have given up 268 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .254 against the Angels bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 287 batters and walked 120 opposing hitters. As a team, Los Angeles allows 8.3 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.2 batters per nine innings. They are 11th in the league in team earned run average at 3.81. The Angels pitchers as a team have surrendered 611 base knocks and 282 earned runs this season. They have given up 91 home runs this year, which ranks 10th in Major League Baseball. Los Angeles as a staff has walked 262 hitters and struck out 680 batters. They give up a walk 3.5 times per 9 innings while they strike out 9.2 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.31 while their FIP as a staff is 4.13.
As a team, they are batting .248, good for 14th in the league. The Angels hold a .423 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .322, which is good for 9th in baseball. They rank 13th in MLB with 8.5 hits per contest. Mike Trout comes into this matchup batting .335 with an OBP of .469. He has 86 hits this year along with 48 RBI in 257 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .689 with an OPS+ of 219. Justin Upton is hitting .251 this season and he has an OBP of .337. He has collected 67 hits in 267 at bats while driving in 43 runs. He has an OPS+ of 120 and a slugging percentage of .461. The Angels as a unit have 629 base hits, including 112 doubles and 102 homers. Los Angeles has walked 252 times this year and they have struck out on 560 occasions. They have had 512 men left on base and have an OPS of .745. They have scored 4.55 runs per game and totaled 337 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Blue Jays/Angels MLB game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Angels -136
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