Baltimore Orioles at Toronto Blue Jays MLB Picks & Predictions 4/2/2019
Tuesday, April 2, 2019
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Probable Pitchers: Andrew Cashner vs. Marcus Stroman
The Baltimore Orioles visit Rogers Centre on Tuesday, April 2, 2019 to play the Toronto Blue Jays. The probable starters are Andrew Cashner for the Orioles and Marcus Stroman for the Blue Jays.
The opening line for this matchup has Baltimore at +194 and Toronto at -210. The Orioles have a 2-1-0 over/under record and a 2-1-0 run line mark. The Blue Jays are 2-2-0 against the run line and have a 0-4-0 over/under record.
Valuable Baltimore Orioles Betting Trends
The Baltimore Orioles are 2-1-0 against the over/under
The Baltimore Orioles are 2-1-0 against the run line
Important Toronto Blue Jays Betting Trends
The Toronto Blue Jays are 0-4-0 against the over/under
The Toronto Blue Jays are 2-2-0 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
03/31/19 P Clayton Richard Knee 10-day IL (03/31)
03/31/19 SS Freddy Galvis Back is questionable Monday vs Baltimore Orioles
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 2-1 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Andrew Cashner has a 0-1 record with an earned run average of 13.50 and a WHIP of 2.50 this season. He has 3 strikeouts over his 4 innings pitched and he's given up 6 hits. He's allowed 13.5 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 7.82. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.31 and they have given up 19 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .284 against the bullpen and they've struck out 20 hitters and walked 10 batters. As a team, Baltimore allows 9.7 hits per nine innings while striking out 10.7 batters per nine innings. They are 23rd in the league in team earned run average at 5.19. The Orioles pitchers collectively have given up 28 base hits and 15 earned runs. They have allowed 4 home runs this season, ranking them 14th in the league. Baltimore as a pitching staff has walked 22 batters and struck out 31. They have walked 7.6 men per 9 innings while striking out 10.7 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.92 and their FIP as a unit is 5.45.
As a team Baltimore is hitting .240, good for 13th in the league. The Orioles hold a .365 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .301, which is good for 16th in baseball. They rank 9th in MLB with 8.3 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 163. Trey Mancini is hitting .462 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .462. He has totaled 6 hits and he has driven in 2 men in 13 at bats. His OPS+ is 265 while his slugging percentage is at .769. The Orioles have 25 hits, including 4 doubles and 3 home runs. Baltimore has walked 9 times so far this season and they have struck out 29 times as a unit. They have left 18 men on base and have a team OPS of .666. They score 4.67 runs per contest and have scored a total of 14 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Toronto has a 2-2 overall mark this year. Marcus Stroman has a 0-0 record and a 0.86 WHIP. He has 7 strikeouts over the 7 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 2 hits. He's allowing 2.6 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 2.78. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.60 and they have given up 12 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .211 against the Blue Jays bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 22 batters and walked 5 opposing hitters. As a team, Toronto allows 4.8 hits per nine innings while striking out 11.5 batters per nine innings. They are 2nd in the league in team earned run average at 1.38. The Blue Jays pitchers as a team have surrendered 21 base knocks and 6 earned runs this season. They have given up 1 home run this year, which ranks 23rd in Major League Baseball. Toronto as a staff has walked 14 hitters and struck out 50 batters. They give up a walk 3.2 times per 9 innings while they strike out 11.5 per 9. Their team WHIP is 0.90 while their FIP as a staff is 2.15.
As a team, they are batting .177, good for 26th in the league. The Blue Jays hold a .269 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .246, which is good for 27th in baseball. They rank 25th in MLB with 5.8 hits per contest. Justin Smoak comes into this matchup batting .200 with an OBP of .294. He has 3 hits this year along with 4 RBI in 15 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .400 with an OPS+ of 107. Freddy Galvis is hitting .364 this season and he has an OBP of .364. He has collected 4 hits in 11 at bats while driving in 2 runs. He has an OPS+ of 145 and a slugging percentage of .455. The Blue Jays as a unit have 23 base hits, including 4 doubles and 2 homers. Toronto has walked 9 times this year and they have struck out on 35 occasions. They have had 20 men left on base and have an OPS of .516. They have scored 3 runs per game and totaled 12 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Orioles/Blue Jays MLB game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Orioles +194
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