Toronto Blue Jays at Seattle Mariners 8/2/2018 Free MLB Picks and Predictions
Thursday, August 2, 2018
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Probable Pitchers: Brandon Cumpton vs. Felix Hernandez
The Toronto Blue Jays visit Safeco Field on Thursday, August 2, 2018 to play the Seattle Mariners. The probable starters are Brandon Cumpton for the Blue Jays and Felix Hernandez for the Mariners.
The opening line for this matchup has Toronto at +139 and Seattle at -149. The Blue Jays have a 53-47-6 over/under record and a 48-58-0 run line mark. The Mariners are 54-53-0 against the run line and have a 50-55-2 over/under record.
Valuable Toronto Blue Jays Betting Trends
The Toronto Blue Jays are 53-47-6 against the over/under
The Toronto Blue Jays are 48-58-0 against the run line
Important Seattle Mariners Betting Trends
The Seattle Mariners are 50-55-2 against the over/under
The Seattle Mariners are 54-53-0 against the run line
Key Toronto Blue Jays Injuries
07/15/18 CF Kevin Pillar Arm 10-day DL (07/15)
07/08/18 P Rhiner Cruz Groin 60-day DL (07/08)
06/23/18 P Aaron Sanchez Finger 10-day DL (06/23)
06/22/18 P Danny Barnes Knee 10-day DL (06/22)
06/01/18 3B Josh Donaldson Calf 60-day DL (05/29)
04/01/18 RF Billy McKinney Shoulder 10-day DL (04/01)
03/26/18 SS Troy Tulowitzki Foot 60-day DL (03/29)
Key Seattle Mariners Injuries
08/01/18 P Roenis Elias Triceps 10-day DL (07/31)
07/30/18 3B Kyle Seager Paternity List is out indefinitely
06/09/18 P Dan Altavilla Elbow 60-day DL (06/07)
05/13/18 2B Robinson Cano Suspension 80-game suspension (eligible to return 8/14 vs Oakland Athletics)
05/03/18 RF Ichiro Suzuki Retired is out for season
05/01/18 P Erasmo Ramirez Arm 10-day DL (05/01)
03/26/18 P David Phelps Elbow 60-day DL (03/26)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Blue Jays have a 48-58 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Brandon Cumpton has a 0-0 record with an earned run average of 5.40 and a WHIP of 3.00 this season. He has 2 strikeouts over his 1.2 innings pitched and he's given up 3 hits. He's allowed 16.2 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 4.36. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.48 and they have given up 398 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .260 against the bullpen and they've struck out 402 hitters and walked 146 batters. As a team, Toronto allows 9.2 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.5 batters per nine innings. They are 25th in the league in team earned run average at 4.7. The Blue Jays pitchers collectively have given up 968 base hits and 494 earned runs. They have allowed 136 home runs this season, ranking them 7th in the league. Toronto as a pitching staff has walked 358 batters and struck out 895. They have walked 3.4 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 4.40.
As a team Toronto is hitting .240, good for 23rd in the league. The Blue Jays hold a .423 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .312, which is good for 23rd in baseball. They rank 24th in MLB with 8.2 hits per game. Kevin Pillar is hitting .247 with an on-base percentage of .279. He has 85 hits this season in 344 at bats with 37 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .407 and an OPS+ of 86. Yangervis Solarte is hitting .232 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .284. He has totaled 94 hits and he has driven in 53 men in 406 at bats. His OPS+ is 88 while his slugging percentage is at .406. The Blue Jays have 867 hits, including 205 doubles and 142 home runs. Toronto has walked 346 times so far this season and they have struck out 908 times as a unit. They have left 693 men on base and have a team OPS of .734. They score 4.47 runs per contest and have scored a total of 474 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Seattle has a 63-44 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 5.58, Felix Hernandez has a 8-9 record and a 1.41 WHIP. He has 95 strikeouts over the 113 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 119 hits. He's allowing 9.5 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 4.76. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.92 and they have given up 313 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .240 against the Mariners bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 360 batters and walked 105 opposing hitters. As a team, Seattle allows 8.6 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.5 batters per nine innings. They are 17th in the league in team earned run average at 4.02. The Mariners pitchers as a team have surrendered 911 base knocks and 428 earned runs this season. They have given up 122 home runs this year, which ranks 15th in Major League Baseball. Seattle as a staff has walked 259 hitters and struck out 901 batters. They give up a walk 2.4 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8.5 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.22 while their FIP as a staff is 3.90.
As a team, they are batting .256, good for 10th in the league. The Mariners hold a .410 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .317, which is good for 17th in baseball. They rank 11th in MLB with 8.6 hits per contest. Dee Gordon comes into this matchup batting .290 with an OBP of .309. He has 117 hits this year along with 22 RBI in 403 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .352 with an OPS+ of 86. Jean Segura is hitting .318 this season and he has an OBP of .348. He has collected 130 hits in 409 at bats while driving in 51 runs. He has an OPS+ of 122 and a slugging percentage of .450. The Mariners as a unit have 924 base hits, including 161 doubles and 120 homers. Seattle has walked 281 times this year and they have struck out on 812 occasions. They have had 706 men left on base and have an OPS of .727. They have scored 4.2 runs per game and totaled 449 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Blue Jays/Mariners MLB game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Blue Jays +139
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