Baltimore Orioles at Toronto Blue Jays MLB Picks & Predictions 4/1/2019
Monday, April 1, 2019
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Probable Pitchers: David Hess vs. Clayton Richard
The Baltimore Orioles visit Rogers Centre on Monday, April 1, 2019 to play the Toronto Blue Jays. The probable starters are David Hess for the Orioles and Clayton Richard for the Blue Jays.
The opening line for this matchup has Baltimore at +170 and Toronto at -180. The Orioles have a 1-1-0 over/under record and a 1-1-0 run line mark. The Blue Jays are 2-1-0 against the run line and have a 0-3-0 over/under record.
Valuable Baltimore Orioles Betting Trends
The Baltimore Orioles are 1-1-0 against the over/under
The Baltimore Orioles are 1-1-0 against the run line
Important Toronto Blue Jays Betting Trends
The Toronto Blue Jays are 0-3-0 against the over/under
The Toronto Blue Jays are 2-1-0 against the run line
Key Baltimore Orioles Injuries
03/28/19 C Austin Wynns Oblique 10-day IL (03/25)
03/28/19 DH Mark Trumbo Groin 60-day IL (03/25)
03/27/19 P Alex Cobb Groin 10-day IL (03/25)
Key Toronto Blue Jays Injuries
03/28/19 P Clay Buchholz Arm 10-day IL (03/25)
03/28/19 P David Phelps Elbow 10-day IL (03/25)
03/28/19 LF Jonathan Davis Ankle 10-day IL (03/25)
03/28/19 P Ryan Tepera Elbow 10-day IL (03/25)
03/27/19 CF Dalton Pompey Concussion 7-day IL (03/25)
03/27/19 P Ryan Borucki Elbow 10-day IL (03/25)
03/25/19 2B Devon Travis Knee 60-day IL (03/25)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Orioles have a 1-1 overall record this season. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.27 and they have given up 12 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .279 against the bullpen and they've struck out 13 hitters and walked 7 batters. As a team, Baltimore allows 10.1 hits per nine innings while striking out 9 batters per nine innings. They are 22nd in the league in team earned run average at 5.29. The Orioles pitchers collectively have given up 19 base hits and 10 earned runs. They have allowed 3 home runs this season, ranking them 14th in the league. Baltimore as a pitching staff has walked 14 batters and struck out 17. They have walked 7.4 men per 9 innings while striking out 9 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.94 and their FIP as a unit is 5.98.
As a team Baltimore is hitting .243, good for 14th in the league. The Orioles hold a .286 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .264, which is good for 25th in baseball. They rank 10th in MLB with 8.5 hits per game. Jesus Sucre is hitting .375 with an on-base percentage of .375. He has 3 hits this season in 8 at bats with 3 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .500 and an OPS+ of 173. Trey Mancini is hitting .500 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .500. He has totaled 4 hits and he has driven in 1 man in 8 at bats. His OPS+ is 252 while his slugging percentage is at .625. The Orioles have 17 hits, including 3 doubles. Baltimore has walked 2 times so far this season and they have struck out 18 times as a unit. They have left 11 men on base and have a team OPS of .550. They score 3.5 runs per contest and have scored a total of 7 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Toronto has a 2-1 overall mark this year. The bullpen has an earned run average of 2.00 and they have given up 4 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .129 against the Blue Jays bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 17 batters and walked 1 opposing hitter. As a team, Toronto allows 3.5 hits per nine innings while striking out 11.9 batters per nine innings. They are 1st in the league in team earned run average at 0.64. The Blue Jays pitchers as a team have surrendered 11 base knocks and 2 earned runs this season. They have given up 1 home run this year, which ranks 20th in Major League Baseball. Toronto as a staff has walked 10 hitters and struck out 37 batters. They give up a walk 3.2 times per 9 innings while they strike out 11.9 per 9. Their team WHIP is 0.75 while their FIP as a staff is 2.15.
As a team, they are batting .165, good for 26th in the league. The Blue Jays hold a .242 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .248, which is good for 26th in baseball. They rank 26th in MLB with 5.0 hits per contest. Justin Smoak comes into this matchup batting .273 with an OBP of .333. He has 3 hits this year along with 4 RBI in 11 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .545 with an OPS+ of 170. Freddy Galvis is hitting .300 this season and he has an OBP of .300. He has collected 3 hits in 10 at bats while driving in 2 runs. He has an OPS+ of 117 and a slugging percentage of .400. The Blue Jays as a unit have 15 base hits, including 2 doubles and 1 homer. Toronto has walked 8 times this year and they have struck out on 25 occasions. They have had 15 men left on base and have an OPS of .489. They have scored 3 runs per game and totaled 9 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Orioles/Blue Jays MLB game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Orioles +170
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