Toronto Blue Jays at Baltimore Orioles MLB Picks & Predictions 6/11/2019
Tuesday, June 11, 2019
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Probable Pitchers: Trent Thornton vs. John Means
Oriole Park is the venue where Trey Mancini and the Baltimore Orioles (20-45, 5th in AL East) will play the Toronto Blue Jays (23-42, 4th in AL East) on Tuesday. The odds on this game have the Blue Jays priced at -105 and the Orioles are at -115. The O/U is set at 9.
The Blue Jays have been a bad bet for MLB bettors, having gone 23-42-0 SU. Baltimore covers 30.8% of the time, going 20-45-0 straight up. The Orioles have been a bad bet for MLB bettors as a favorite, going 1-2-0 SU. The Blue Jays cover 34.0% of the time as an underdog, having gone 16-31-0 straight up.
Valuable Toronto Blue Jays Betting Trends
The Blue Jays have been a solid Under option for O/U wagerers, having gone 29-34-2.
The Blue Jays cover 35.5% of the time as the away team, having gone 11-20-0 straight up.
Important Baltimore Orioles Betting Trends
The Orioles cover 25.8% of the time at Oriole Park, going 8-23-0 SU.
The Orioles have been a solid Under option for O/U wagerers, having gone 30-32-3.
Key Toronto Blue Jays Injuries
6/9/2019 Jacob Waguespack RP Shoulder Expected to be out until at least Jun 11
6/5/2019 Ryan Borucki RP Elbow Expected to be out until at least Jul 7
6/4/2019 Dalton Pompey CF Concussion Expected to be out until at least Jul 12
5/31/2019 David Phelps RP Elbow Expected to be out until at least Jun 14
5/29/2019 Ryan Tepera RP Elbow Expected to be out until at least Aug 10
5/19/2019 Devon Travis 2B Knee Expected to be out until at least Jul 1
5/19/2019 Clay Buchholz SP Shoulder Expected to be out until at least Jul 5
5/15/2019 Matt Shoemaker SP Knee Out for the season
Key Baltimore Orioles Injuries
6/8/2019 Andrew Cashner SP Finger Expected to be out until at least Jun 13
6/7/2019 Dwight Smith LF Concussion Expected to be out until at least Jun 17
6/6/2019 DJ Stewart RF Ankle Expected to be out until at least Jun 25
6/2/2019 Alex Cobb SP Back Expected to be out until at least Jun 28
5/27/2019 Mark Trumbo LF Knee Expected to be out until at least Jun 11
5/20/2019 Nate Karns RP Forearm Expected to be out until at least Jun 11
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Blue Jays have a 23-42 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Trent Thornton has a 1-4 record with an earned run average of 4.73 and a WHIP of 1.36 this season. He has 69 strikeouts over his 64.2 innings pitched and he's given up 57 hits. He's allowed 7.9 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 4.71. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.06 and they have given up 230 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .233 against the bullpen and they've struck out 270 hitters and walked 110 batters. As a team, Toronto allows 8.8 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.4 batters per nine innings. They are 19th in the league in team earned run average at 4.59. The Blue Jays pitchers collectively have given up 561 base hits and 294 earned runs. They have allowed 92 home runs this season, ranking them 9th in the league. Toronto as a pitching staff has walked 251 batters and struck out 538. They have walked 3.9 men per 9 innings while striking out 8.4 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.41 and their FIP as a unit is 4.79.
As a team Toronto is hitting .218, good for 30th in the league. The Blue Jays hold a .377 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .284, which is good for 30th in baseball. They rank 30th in MLB with 7.2 hits per game. Freddy Galvis is hitting .241 with an on-base percentage of .276. He has 55 hits this season in 228 at bats with 25 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .412 and an OPS+ of 84. Randal Grichuk is hitting .224 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .282. He has totaled 55 hits and he has driven in 25 men in 245 at bats. His OPS+ is 87 while his slugging percentage is at .416. The Blue Jays have 471 hits, including 97 doubles and 78 home runs. Toronto has walked 187 times so far this season and they have struck out 590 times as a unit. They have left 385 men on base and have a team OPS of .662. They score 3.72 runs per contest and have scored a total of 242 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Baltimore has a 20-45 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 2.67, John Means has a 5-4 record and a 1.07 WHIP. He has 50 strikeouts over the 60.2 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 49 hits. He's allowing 7.3 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 4.04. The bullpen has an earned run average of 5.67 and they have given up 259 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .259 against the Orioles bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 246 batters and walked 121 opposing hitters. As a team, Baltimore allows 9.3 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 5.53. The Orioles pitchers as a team have surrendered 595 base knocks and 354 earned runs this season. They have given up 127 home runs this year, which ranks 1st in Major League Baseball. Baltimore as a staff has walked 235 hitters and struck out 496 batters. They give up a walk 3.7 times per 9 innings while they strike out 7.8 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.44 while their FIP as a staff is 5.67.
As a team, they are batting .237, good for 23rd in the league. The Orioles hold a .400 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .297, which is good for 25th in baseball. They rank 23rd in MLB with 8.1 hits per contest. Trey Mancini comes into this matchup batting .299 with an OBP of .353. He has 73 hits this year along with 31 RBI in 244 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .537 with an OPS+ of 137. Jonathan Villar is hitting .253 this season and he has an OBP of .313. He has collected 63 hits in 249 at bats while driving in 25 runs. He has an OPS+ of 92 and a slugging percentage of .402. The Orioles as a unit have 526 base hits, including 97 doubles and 82 homers. Baltimore has walked 166 times this year and they have struck out on 585 occasions. They have had 418 men left on base and have an OPS of .696. They have scored 4.02 runs per game and totaled 261 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Blue Jays/Orioles MLB game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Blue Jays -105
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