Baltimore Orioles at Toronto Blue Jays MLB Picks & Predictions 9/24/2019
Tuesday, September 24, 2019
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Probable Pitchers: Dylan Bundy vs. Anthony Kay
Rogers Centre is the venue where Justin Smoak and the Toronto Blue Jays (63-93, 4th in AL East) will take on the Baltimore Orioles (51-105, 5th in AL East) on Tuesday. The Orioles open this contest at +135 while the Blue Jays are priced at -145. The O/U has been set at 10.
The Orioles have been a less than ideal option for MLB wagerers, having gone 51-105-0 SU. The Blue Jays cover 40.4% of the time, going 63-93-0 straight up.
Valuable Baltimore Orioles Betting Trends
The Orioles have been a less than ideal Under choice for O/U bettors, having gone 77-68-11.
The Orioles cover 34.7% of the time on the road, having gone 26-49-0 straight up.
Important Toronto Blue Jays Betting Trends
Toronto covers 41.3% of the time at Rogers Centre, going 31-44-0 SU.
The Blue Jays have been a less than ideal Under choice for O/U bettors, having gone 72-77-7.
Key Baltimore Orioles Injuries
9/22/2019 Mason Williams CF Knee Probable for Sep 23
9/22/2019 Trey Mancini RF Leg Probable for Sep 23
9/19/2019 Hunter Harvey RP Rest Out for the season
7/1/2019 Josh Rogers RP Elbow Out for the season
6/11/2019 Alex Cobb SP Hip Out for the season
Key Toronto Blue Jays Injuries
9/21/2019 Bo Bichette SS Concussion Probable for Sep 23
9/18/2019 Tim Mayza RP Elbow Out for the season
8/11/2019 Ryan Borucki SP Elbow Out for the season
8/7/2019 Devon Travis 2B Knee Out for the season
7/22/2019 Matt Shoemaker SP Knee Out for the season
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Orioles have a 51-105 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Dylan Bundy has a 6-14 record with an earned run average of 4.89 and a WHIP of 1.38 this season. He has 156 strikeouts over his 154.2 innings pitched and he's given up 158 hits. He's allowed 9.2 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 4.76. The bullpen has an earned run average of 5.89 and they have given up 671 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .269 against the bullpen and they've struck out 603 hitters and walked 283 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 5.66. The Orioles pitchers collectively have given up 1,493 base hits and 871 earned runs. They have allowed 294 home runs this season, ranking them 1st in the league. Baltimore as a pitching staff has walked 540 batters and struck out 1,196. They have walked 3.5 men per 9 innings while striking out 7.8 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.47 and their FIP as a unit is 5.58.
As a team Baltimore is hitting .246, good for 20th in the league. The Orioles hold a .412 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .308, which is good for 26th in baseball. They rank 18th in MLB with 8.4 hits per game. Jonathan Villar is hitting .274 with an on-base percentage of .341. He has 167 hits this season in 610 at bats with 69 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .456 and an OPS+ of 109. Trey Mancini is hitting .286 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .356. He has totaled 165 hits and he has driven in 93 men in 577 at bats. His OPS+ is 132 while his slugging percentage is at .532. The Orioles have 1,317 hits, including 243 doubles and 200 home runs. Baltimore has walked 432 times so far this season and they have struck out 1,373 times as a unit. They have left 1,012 men on base and have a team OPS of .720. They score 4.42 runs per contest and have scored a total of 689 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Toronto has a 63-93 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 5.79, Anthony Kay has a 1-0 record and a 1.43 WHIP. He has 13 strikeouts over the 14 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 15 hits. He's allowing 9.6 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 2.65. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.31 and they have given up 641 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .240 against the Blue Jays bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 697 batters and walked 305 opposing hitters. As a team, Toronto allows 9.1 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.2 batters per nine innings. They are 21st in the league in team earned run average at 4.79. The Blue Jays pitchers as a team have surrendered 1,390 base knocks and 735 earned runs this season. They have given up 216 home runs this year, which ranks 14th in Major League Baseball. Toronto as a staff has walked 578 hitters and struck out 1,265 batters. They give up a walk 3.8 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8.2 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.43 while their FIP as a staff is 4.82.
As a team, they are batting .237, good for 30th in the league. The Blue Jays hold a .426 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .304, which is good for 27th in baseball. They rank 29th in MLB with 8.0 hits per contest. Justin Smoak comes into this matchup batting .204 with an OBP of .339. He has 83 hits this year along with 58 RBI in 407 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .400 with an OPS+ of 98. Randal Grichuk is hitting .235 this season and he has an OBP of .283. He has collected 133 hits in 566 at bats while driving in 76 runs. He has an OPS+ of 94 and a slugging percentage of .459. The Blue Jays as a unit have 1,252 base hits, including 260 doubles and 234 homers. Toronto has walked 487 times this year and they have struck out on 1,459 occasions. They have had 965 men left on base and have an OPS of .731. They have scored 4.45 runs per game and totaled 694 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Orioles/Blue Jays MLB game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Orioles (+135)
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