Toronto Blue Jays at Seattle Mariners 8/5/2018 Free MLB Picks and Predictions
Sunday, August 5, 2018
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Probable Pitchers: Sam Gaviglio vs. Mike Leake
Safeco Field is the site of the matchup between the Toronto Blue Jays and the Seattle Mariners on Sunday, August 5, 2018. The probable starting pitchers are Sam Gaviglio for the Blue Jays and Mike Leake for the Mariners.
Toronto opens at +140 while Seattle opens at -150. The Blue Jays have a 56-47-6 over/under record and a 50-59-0 run line mark. The Mariners are 54-56-0 against the run line and have a 53-55-2 over/under record.
Valuable Toronto Blue Jays Betting Trends
The Toronto Blue Jays are 56-47-6 against the over/under
The Toronto Blue Jays are 50-59-0 against the run line
Important Seattle Mariners Betting Trends
The Seattle Mariners are 53-55-2 against the over/under
The Seattle Mariners are 54-56-0 against the run line
Key Toronto Blue Jays Injuries
08/02/18 CF Lourdes Gurriel Ankle 10-day DL (07/31)
07/08/18 P Rhiner Cruz Groin 60-day DL (07/08)
06/23/18 P Aaron Sanchez Finger 10-day DL (06/23)
06/01/18 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
08/04/18 P Juan Nicasio Knee 10-day DL (08/03)
08/01/18 P Roenis Elias Triceps 10-day DL (07/31)
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 50-59 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Sam Gaviglio has a 2-4 record with an earned run average of 5.10 and a WHIP of 1.41 this year. He has 67 strikeouts over his 72.1 innings pitched and he's given up 78 hits. He's allowed 9.7 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 4.82. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.42 and they have given up 409 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .260 against the bullpen and they've struck out 412 hitters and walked 148 batters. As a team, Toronto allows 9.2 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.5 batters per nine innings. They are 24th in the league in team earned run average at 4.68. The Blue Jays pitchers collectively have given up 997 base hits and 506 earned runs. They have allowed 139 home runs this season, ranking them 6th in the league. Toronto as a pitching staff has walked 362 batters and struck out 914. 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 4.39.
As a team Toronto is hitting .241, good for 23rd in the league. The Blue Jays hold a .425 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .312, which is good for 23rd in baseball. They rank 23rd in MLB with 8.2 hits per game. Yangervis Solarte is hitting .235 with an on-base percentage of .288. He has 97 hits this season in 413 at bats with 53 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .407 and an OPS+ of 89. Kevin Pillar is hitting .245 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .276. He has totaled 85 hits and he has driven in 38 men in 347 at bats. His OPS+ is 84 while his slugging percentage is at .403. The Blue Jays have 897 hits, including 213 doubles and 147 home runs. Toronto has walked 355 times so far this season and they have struck out 931 times as a unit. They have left 715 men on base and have a team OPS of .737. They score 4.5 runs per contest and have scored a total of 491 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Seattle has a 63-47 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 4.16, Mike Leake has a 8-7 record and a 1.30 WHIP this season. He has 81 strikeouts over the 134 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 145 hits. He allows 9.7 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 4.35. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.95 and they have given up 328 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .243 against the Mariners bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 372 batters and walked 108 opposing hitters. As a team, Seattle allows 8.7 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 4.09. The Mariners pitchers as a team have surrendered 948 base knocks and 447 earned runs this season. They have given up 130 home runs this year, which ranks 12th in Major League Baseball. Seattle as a staff has walked 264 hitters and struck out 925 batters. They give up a walk 2.4 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8.5 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.23 while their FIP as a staff is 3.96.
As a team, they are batting .256, good for 7th in the league. The Mariners hold a .409 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .316, which is good for 18th in baseball. They rank 12th in MLB with 8.6 hits per contest. Jean Segura comes into this matchup batting .310 with an OBP of .340. He has 131 hits this year along with 51 RBI in 422 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .438 with an OPS+ of 117. Dee Gordon is hitting .285 this season and he has an OBP of .305. He has collected 118 hits in 414 at bats while driving in 22 runs. He has an OPS+ of 82 and a slugging percentage of .345. The Mariners as a unit have 949 base hits, including 163 doubles and 123 homers. Seattle has walked 285 times this year and they have struck out on 829 occasions. They have had 725 men left on base and have an OPS of .724. They have scored 4.15 runs per game and totaled 457 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Blue Jays/Mariners MLB game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Mariners -150
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