Toronto Blue Jays at Tampa Bay Rays 6/12/2018 Free MLB Picks and Predictions
Tuesday, June 12, 2018
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Probable Pitchers: Jaime Garcia vs. Austin Pruitt
The Toronto Blue Jays visit Tropicana Field on Tuesday, June 12, 2018 to play the Tampa Bay Rays. The probable starters are Jaime Garcia for the Blue Jays and Austin Pruitt for the Rays.
The opening line for this matchup has Toronto at -114 and Tampa Bay at +104. The Blue Jays have a 30-29-6 over/under record and a 32-33-0 run line mark. The Rays are 35-29-0 against the run line and have a 30-31-3 over/under record.
Valuable Toronto Blue Jays Betting Trends
The Toronto Blue Jays are 30-29-6 against the over/under
The Toronto Blue Jays are 32-33-0 against the run line
Important Tampa Bay Rays Betting Trends
The Tampa Bay Rays are 30-31-3 against the over/under
The Tampa Bay Rays are 35-29-0 against the run line
Key Toronto Blue Jays Injuries
06/10/18 3B Vladimir Guerrero Jr. Knee 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 Tampa Bay Rays Injuries
06/04/18 P Chris Archer Groin 10-day DL (06/03)
05/23/18 P Jake Faria Side 60-day DL (05/23)
05/21/18 SS Adeiny Hechavarria Hamstring 10-day DL (05/18)
04/17/18 CF Kevin Kiermaier Thumb 60-day DL (04/16)
04/11/18 P Jose De Leon Elbow 60-day DL (03/28)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Blue Jays have a 30-35 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Jaime Garcia has a 2-4 record with an earned run average of 5.57 and a WHIP of 1.56 this season. He has 50 strikeouts over his 53.1 innings pitched and he's given up 59 hits. He's allowed 10 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 4.94. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.02 and they have given up 229 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .258 against the bullpen and they've struck out 225 hitters and walked 90 batters. As a team, Toronto allows 9.1 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 4.57. The Blue Jays pitchers collectively have given up 587 base hits and 296 earned runs. They have allowed 86 home runs this season, ranking them 6th in the league. Toronto as a pitching staff has walked 229 batters and struck out 545. They have walked 3.5 men per 9 innings while striking out 8.4 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.40 and their FIP as a unit is 4.46.
As a team Toronto is hitting .234, good for 23rd in the league. The Blue Jays hold a .415 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .312, which is good for 20th in baseball. They rank 22nd in MLB with 8.0 hits per game. Kevin Pillar is hitting .266 with an on-base percentage of .304. He has 65 hits this season in 244 at bats with 27 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .451 and an OPS+ of 104. Yangervis Solarte is hitting .256 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .315. He has totaled 63 hits and he has driven in 37 men in 246 at bats. His OPS+ is 108 while his slugging percentage is at .455. The Blue Jays have 517 hits, including 126 doubles and 84 home runs. Toronto has walked 230 times so far this season and they have struck out 578 times as a unit. They have left 424 men on base and have a team OPS of .727. They score 4.6 runs per contest and have scored a total of 299 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Tampa Bay has a 29-35 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 4.57, Austin Pruitt has a 1-3 record and a 1.11 WHIP. He has 26 strikeouts over the 43.1 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 39 hits. He's allowing 8.1 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 4.4. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.92 and they have given up 247 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .229 against the Rays bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 262 batters and walked 98 opposing hitters. As a team, Tampa Bay allows 7.8 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.4 batters per nine innings. They are 15th in the league in team earned run average at 3.99. The Rays pitchers as a team have surrendered 493 base knocks and 254 earned runs this season. They have given up 66 home runs this year, which ranks 23rd in Major League Baseball. Tampa Bay as a staff has walked 199 hitters and struck out 536 batters. They give up a walk 3.1 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8.4 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.21 while their FIP as a staff is 3.90.
As a team, they are batting .256, good for 6th in the league. The Rays hold a .396 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .324, which is good for 7th in baseball. They rank 7th in MLB with 8.8 hits per contest. C.J. Cron comes into this matchup batting .258 with an OBP of .327. He has 63 hits this year along with 36 RBI in 244 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .484 with an OPS+ of 125. Mallex Smith is hitting .284 this season and he has an OBP of .349. He has collected 55 hits in 194 at bats while driving in 14 runs. He has an OPS+ of 104 and a slugging percentage of .371. The Rays as a unit have 562 base hits, including 96 doubles and 61 homers. Tampa Bay has walked 196 times this year and they have struck out on 547 occasions. They have had 445 men left on base and have an OPS of .721. They have scored 4.06 runs per game and totaled 260 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Blue Jays/Rays MLB game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Rays +104
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