Toronto Blue Jays at Los Angeles Angels 6/23/2018 Free MLB Picks and Predictions
Saturday, June 23, 2018
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Probable Pitchers: Marcus Stroman vs. Jaime Barria
Angel Stadium is the site of the matchup between the Toronto Blue Jays and the Los Angeles Angels on Saturday, June 23, 2018. The probable starting pitchers are Marcus Stroman for the Blue Jays and Jaime Barria for the Angels.
Toronto opens at +135 while Los Angeles opens at -145. The Blue Jays have a 36-32-6 over/under record and a 35-39-0 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 36-32-6 against the over/under
The Toronto Blue Jays are 35-39-0 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
06/21/18 P Tyler Skaggs Hamstring is "?" next start
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 34-40 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Marcus Stroman has a 0-5 record with an earned run average of 7.71 and a WHIP of 1.71 this year. He has 32 strikeouts over his 37.1 innings pitched and he's given up 46 hits. He's allowed 11.1 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 4.56. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.16 and they have given up 267 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .260 against the bullpen and they've struck out 261 hitters and walked 102 batters. As a team, Toronto allows 9.1 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.5 batters per nine innings. They are 23rd in the league in team earned run average at 4.65. The Blue Jays pitchers collectively have given up 665 base hits and 341 earned runs. They have allowed 95 home runs this season, ranking them 6th in the league. Toronto as a pitching staff has walked 260 batters and struck out 621. They have walked 3.5 men per 9 innings while striking out 8.5 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.40 and their FIP as a unit is 4.39.
As a team Toronto is hitting .236, good for 24th in the league. The Blue Jays hold a .419 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .310, which is good for 23rd in baseball. They rank 24th in MLB with 8.0 hits per game. Kevin Pillar is hitting .246 with an on-base percentage of .281. He has 69 hits this season in 280 at bats with 28 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .414 and an OPS+ of 88. Yangervis Solarte is hitting .256 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .313. He has totaled 72 hits and he has driven in 44 men in 281 at bats. His OPS+ is 112 while his slugging percentage is at .473. The Blue Jays have 589 hits, including 146 doubles and 97 home runs. Toronto has walked 251 times so far this season and they have struck out 646 times as a unit. They have left 476 men on base and have a team OPS of .729. They score 4.51 runs per contest and have scored a total of 334 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Los Angeles has a 40-35 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 3.57, Jaime Barria has a 5-3 record and a 1.17 WHIP this season. He has 37 strikeouts over the 45.1 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 43 hits. He allows 8.5 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 4.61. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.88 and they have given up 271 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .252 against the Angels bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 294 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 3.82. The Angels pitchers as a team have surrendered 620 base knocks and 287 earned runs this season. They have given up 94 home runs this year, which ranks 8th in Major League Baseball. Los Angeles as a staff has walked 263 hitters and struck out 691 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 4.14.
As a team, they are batting .249, good for 14th in the league. The Angels hold a .425 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .323, which is good for 8th in baseball. They rank 12th in MLB with 8.5 hits per contest. Mike Trout comes into this matchup batting .332 with an OBP of .471. He has 86 hits this year along with 48 RBI in 259 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .683 with an OPS+ of 218. Justin Upton is hitting .252 this season and he has an OBP of .339. He has collected 68 hits in 270 at bats while driving in 43 runs. He has an OPS+ of 122 and a slugging percentage of .463. The Angels as a unit have 638 base hits, including 114 doubles and 105 homers. Los Angeles has walked 258 times this year and they have struck out on 570 occasions. They have had 518 men left on base and have an OPS of .748. They have scored 4.6 runs per game and totaled 345 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Blue Jays/Angels MLB game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Angels -145
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