Baltimore Orioles at Toronto Blue Jays MLB Picks & Predictions 7/6/2019
Saturday, July 6, 2019
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Probable Pitchers: Andrew Cashner vs. Clayton Richard
Rogers Centre is the venue where Randal Grichuk and the Toronto Blue Jays (33-55, 4th in AL East) will take on the Baltimore Orioles (25-61, 5th in AL East) on Saturday. The line on this contest has the Orioles priced at +141 and the Blue Jays are at -151. The O/U has been set at 10.5.
The Orioles have been awful for baseball bettors, having gone 25-61-0 SU. The Blue Jays cover 37.5% of the time, going 33-55-0 straight up. The Blue Jays have been a dicey play for MLB wagerers as favorites, going 11-12-0 SU. Baltimore has gone 23-59-0 straight up as an underdog, so they cover 28.1% of the time.
Valuable Baltimore Orioles Betting Trends
The Orioles have been a good Over pick for over/under MLB bettors, having gone 44-36-6.
Baltimore is covering 31.8% of the time on the road, having gone 14-30-0 straight up.
Important Toronto Blue Jays Betting Trends
The Blue Jays cover 37.8% of the time at Rogers Centre, going 17-28-0 SU.
The Blue Jays have been a good Over pick for over/under MLB bettors, having gone 45-40-3.
Key Baltimore Orioles Injuries
7/2/2019 Nate Karns RP Forearm Expected to be out until at least Jul 16
7/1/2019 Josh Rogers RP Elbow Out for the season
6/26/2019 Mark Trumbo LF Knee Expected to be out until at least Jul 12
6/26/2019 DJ Stewart RF Ankle Expected to be out until at least Jul 5
6/11/2019 Alex Cobb SP Hip Out for the season
Key Toronto Blue Jays Injuries
7/4/2019 Marcus Stroman SP Pectoral Probable for Jul 5
7/3/2019 Edwin Jackson SP Back Expected to be out until at least Jul 15
7/3/2019 Dalton Pompey CF Concussion Expected to be out until at least Jul 23
6/29/2019 Devon Travis 2B Knee Expected to be out until at least Jul 29
6/29/2019 Clay Buchholz SP Shoulder Expected to be out until at least Jul 29
6/26/2019 Ryan Borucki RP Elbow Expected to be out until at least Jul 20
6/17/2019 Elvis Luciano RP Elbow Expected to be out until at least Aug 13
6/13/2019 Ryan Tepera RP Elbow Expected to be out until at least Aug 10
5/15/2019 Matt Shoemaker SP Knee Out for the season
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Orioles have a 25-61 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Andrew Cashner has a 8-3 record with an earned run average of 4.03 and a WHIP of 1.25 this season. He has 62 strikeouts over his 89.1 innings pitched and he's given up 83 hits. He's allowed 8.4 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 4.43. The bullpen has an earned run average of 6.28 and they have given up 371 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .273 against the bullpen and they've struck out 336 hitters and walked 164 batters. As a team, Baltimore allows 9.7 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.8 batters per nine innings. They are 30th in the league in team earned run average at 5.75. The Orioles pitchers collectively have given up 816 base hits and 484 earned runs. They have allowed 168 home runs this season, ranking them 1st in the league. Baltimore as a pitching staff has walked 313 batters and struck out 658. They have walked 3.7 men per 9 innings while striking out 7.8 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.49 and their FIP as a unit is 5.76.
As a team Baltimore is hitting .241, good for 24th in the league. The Orioles hold a .402 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .303, which is good for 26th in baseball. They rank 22nd in MLB with 8.3 hits per game. Jonathan Villar is hitting .256 with an on-base percentage of .326. He has 84 hits this season in 328 at bats with 36 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .421 and an OPS+ of 99. Trey Mancini is hitting .300 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .355. He has totaled 95 hits and he has driven in 40 men in 317 at bats. His OPS+ is 134 while his slugging percentage is at .533. The Orioles have 710 hits, including 134 doubles and 104 home runs. Baltimore has walked 233 times so far this season and they have struck out 787 times as a unit. They have left 560 men on base and have a team OPS of .705. They score 4.21 runs per contest and have scored a total of 362 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Toronto has a 33-55 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 6.51, Clayton Richard has a 1-4 record and a 1.63 WHIP. He has 19 strikeouts over the 37.1 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 44 hits. He's allowing 10.6 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 6.59. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.40 and they have given up 345 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .243 against the Blue Jays bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 391 batters and walked 152 opposing hitters. As a team, Toronto allows 9.3 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.4 batters per nine innings. They are 25th in the league in team earned run average at 4.97. The Blue Jays pitchers as a team have surrendered 804 base knocks and 430 earned runs this season. They have given up 130 home runs this year, which ranks 6th in Major League Baseball. Toronto as a staff has walked 330 hitters and struck out 725 batters. They give up a walk 3.8 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8.4 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.46 while their FIP as a staff is 4.92.
As a team, they are batting .234, good for 28th in the league. The Blue Jays hold a .414 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .302, which is good for 27th in baseball. They rank 28th in MLB with 7.9 hits per contest. Randal Grichuk comes into this matchup batting .233 with an OBP of .291. He has 76 hits this year along with 38 RBI in 326 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .417 with an OPS+ of 88. Freddy Galvis is hitting .273 this season and he has an OBP of .311. He has collected 87 hits in 319 at bats while driving in 44 runs. He has an OPS+ of 107 and a slugging percentage of .470. The Blue Jays as a unit have 694 base hits, including 138 doubles and 126 homers. Toronto has walked 278 times this year and they have struck out on 802 occasions. They have had 539 men left on base and have an OPS of .716. They have scored 4.38 runs per game and totaled 385 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Orioles/Blue Jays MLB game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Orioles +141
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