Baltimore Orioles at Toronto Blue Jays MLB Picks & Predictions 7/7/2019
Sunday, July 7, 2019
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Probable Pitchers: Gabriel Ynoa vs. Trent Thornton
Trey Mancini and the Baltimore Orioles (26-61, 5th in AL East) head to Rogers Centre on Sunday where they'll meet the Toronto Blue Jays (33-56, 4th in AL East). The Orioles open this contest at +162 while the Blue Jays are priced at -172. The O/U opens at 10.5.
The Orioles have been a lousy pick for MLB wagerers, having gone 26-61-0 SU. The Blue Jays cover 37.1% of the time, going 33-56-0 straight up. The Blue Jays have been a hot and cold play for wagerers as a favorite, going 11-13-0 SU. The Orioles cover 28.9% of the time as the underdog, having gone 24-59-0 straight up.
Valuable Baltimore Orioles Betting Trends
The Orioles have been a good Over choice for O/U MLB bettors, having gone 44-37-6.
The Orioles cover 33.3% of the time on the road, having gone 15-30-0 straight up.
Important Toronto Blue Jays Betting Trends
Toronto is covering 37.0% of the time at Rogers Centre, going 17-29-0 SU.
The Blue Jays have been a good Over choice for O/U MLB bettors, having gone 45-41-3.
Key Baltimore Orioles Injuries
7/5/2019 DJ Stewart RF Ankle Expected to be out until at least Jul 6
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
6/11/2019 Alex Cobb SP Hip Out for the season
Key Toronto Blue Jays Injuries
7/5/2019 Randal Grichuk CF Back Probable for Jul 6
7/5/2019 Marcus Stroman SP Pectoral Expected to be out until at least Jul 12
7/3/2019 Dalton Pompey CF Concussion Expected to be out until at least Jul 23
7/3/2019 Edwin Jackson SP Back Expected to be out until at least Jul 15
6/29/2019 Clay Buchholz SP Shoulder Expected to be out until at least Jul 29
6/29/2019 Devon Travis 2B Knee 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 26-61 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Gabriel Ynoa has a 0-6 record with an earned run average of 6.22 and a WHIP of 1.52 this season. He has 34 strikeouts over his 50.2 innings pitched and he's given up 60 hits. He's allowed 10.7 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 6.07. The bullpen has an earned run average of 6.24 and they have given up 372 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .272 against the bullpen and they've struck out 338 hitters and walked 164 batters. As a team, Baltimore allows 9.6 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 5.63. The Orioles pitchers collectively have given up 819 base hits and 480 earned runs. They have allowed 169 home runs this season, ranking them 1st in the league. Baltimore as a pitching staff has walked 315 batters and struck out 666. They have walked 3.7 men per 9 innings while striking out 7.8 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.48 and their FIP as a unit is 5.72.
As a team Baltimore is hitting .241, good for 24th in the league. The Orioles hold a .401 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .303, which is good for 26th in baseball. They rank 23rd in MLB with 8.2 hits per game. Trey Mancini is hitting .297 with an on-base percentage of .354. He has 95 hits this season in 320 at bats with 40 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .528 and an OPS+ of 133. Jonathan Villar is hitting .259 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .328. He has totaled 86 hits and he has driven in 37 men in 332 at bats. His OPS+ is 100 while his slugging percentage is at .422. The Orioles have 716 hits, including 134 doubles and 105 home runs. Baltimore has walked 238 times so far this season and they have struck out 796 times as a unit. They have left 565 men on base and have a team OPS of .704. They score 4.21 runs per contest and have scored a total of 366 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Toronto has a 33-56 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 5.18, Trent Thornton has a 2-6 record and a 1.55 WHIP. He has 92 strikeouts over the 88.2 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 96 hits. He's allowing 9.7 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 4.6. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.40 and they have given up 348 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .243 against the Blue Jays bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 395 batters and walked 153 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 4.96. The Blue Jays pitchers as a team have surrendered 810 base knocks and 434 earned runs this season. They have given up 131 home runs this year, which ranks 6th in Major League Baseball. Toronto as a staff has walked 335 hitters and struck out 734 batters. They give up a walk 3.8 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8.4 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.45 while their FIP as a staff is 4.90.
As a team, they are batting .233, good for 28th in the league. The Blue Jays hold a .412 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .301, which is good for 27th in baseball. They rank 29th in MLB with 7.8 hits per contest. Freddy Galvis comes into this matchup batting .272 with an OBP of .310. He has 88 hits this year along with 44 RBI in 323 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .467 with an OPS+ of 106. Randal Grichuk is hitting .233 this season and he has an OBP of .291. He has collected 76 hits in 326 at bats while driving in 38 runs. He has an OPS+ of 88 and a slugging percentage of .417. The Blue Jays as a unit have 697 base hits, including 139 doubles and 127 homers. Toronto has walked 280 times this year and they have struck out on 810 occasions. They have had 544 men left on base and have an OPS of .713. They have scored 4.34 runs per game and totaled 386 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Orioles/Blue Jays MLB game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Orioles +162
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