Toronto Blue Jays at San Francisco Giants MLB Picks 5/15/2019
Wednesday, May 15, 2019
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Probable Pitchers: Thomas Pannone vs. Ty Blach
The Toronto Blue Jays visit Oracle Park on Wednesday, May 15, 2019 to play the San Francisco Giants. The probable starters are Thomas Pannone for the Blue Jays and Ty Blach for the Giants.
The opening line for this matchup has Toronto at +118 and San Francisco at -128. The Blue Jays have a 16-24-0 over/under record and a 18-22-0 run line mark. The Giants are 18-22-0 against the run line and have a 20-18-2 over/under record.
Valuable Toronto Blue Jays Betting Trends
The Toronto Blue Jays are 16-24-0 against the over/under
The Toronto Blue Jays are 18-22-0 against the run line
Important San Francisco Giants Betting Trends
The San Francisco Giants are 20-18-2 against the over/under
The San Francisco Giants are 18-22-0 against the run line
Key Toronto Blue Jays Injuries
05/10/19 P Clay Buchholz Elbow has been scratched from last start, is questionable to make next start
04/21/19 P Matt Shoemaker Knee 10-day IL (04/21); is out for season
04/16/19 P Ryan Borucki Elbow 60-day IL (03/25)
04/03/19 CF Dalton Pompey Concussion 60-day IL (04/02)
03/31/19 P Clayton Richard Knee 10-day IL (03/31)
03/28/19 P David Phelps Elbow 10-day IL (03/25)
03/25/19 2B Devon Travis Knee 60-day IL (03/25)
Key San Francisco Giants Injuries
05/12/19 1B Brandon Belt Knee is questionable Tuesday vs Toronto Blue Jays
05/09/19 C Buster Posey Concussion 7-day IL (05/09)
05/09/19 P Drew Pomeranz Shoulder 10-day IL (05/09)
03/28/19 P Johnny Cueto Elbow is out for season
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Blue Jays have a 16-24 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Thomas Pannone has a 1-3 record with an earned run average of 6.85 and a WHIP of 1.48 this season. He has 24 strikeouts over his 22.1 innings pitched and he's given up 23 hits. He's allowed 9.3 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 4.18. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.34 and they have given up 117 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .198 against the bullpen and they've struck out 170 hitters and walked 66 batters. As a team, Toronto allows 7.8 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.7 batters per nine innings. They are 10th in the league in team earned run average at 3.93. The Blue Jays pitchers collectively have given up 310 base hits and 156 earned runs. They have allowed 46 home runs this season, ranking them 24th in the league. Toronto as a pitching staff has walked 149 batters and struck out 347. They have walked 3.7 men per 9 innings while striking out 8.7 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.28 and their FIP as a unit is 4.21.
As a team Toronto is hitting .219, good for 27th in the league. The Blue Jays hold a .359 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .284, which is good for 29th in baseball. They rank 28th in MLB with 7.2 hits per game. Freddy Galvis is hitting .277 with an on-base percentage of .301. He has 39 hits this season in 141 at bats with 14 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .440 and an OPS+ of 101. Randal Grichuk is hitting .250 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .305. He has totaled 38 hits and he has driven in 18 men in 152 at bats. His OPS+ is 107 while his slugging percentage is at .461. The Blue Jays have 289 hits, including 62 doubles and 38 home runs. Toronto has walked 113 times so far this season and they have struck out 384 times as a unit. They have left 235 men on base and have a team OPS of .643. They score 3.52 runs per contest and have scored a total of 141 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
San Francisco has a 17-23 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 18.90, Ty Blach has a 0-0 record and a 3.00 WHIP. He has 2 strikeouts over the 3.1 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 7 hits. He's allowing 18.9 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 13.01. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.58 and they have given up 127 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .224 against the Giants bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 155 batters and walked 53 opposing hitters. As a team, San Francisco allows 8.5 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.9 batters per nine innings. They are 19th in the league in team earned run average at 4.47. The Giants pitchers as a team have surrendered 337 base knocks and 177 earned runs this season. They have given up 57 home runs this year, which ranks 7th in Major League Baseball. San Francisco as a staff has walked 126 hitters and struck out 353 batters. They give up a walk 3.2 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8.9 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.30 while their FIP as a staff is 4.41.
As a team, they are batting .223, good for 26th in the league. The Giants hold a .369 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .285, which is good for 28th in baseball. They rank 26th in MLB with 7.5 hits per contest. Brandon Crawford comes into this matchup batting .213 with an OBP of .296. He has 29 hits this year along with 8 RBI in 136 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .265 with an OPS+ of 57. Steven Duggar is hitting .265 this season and he has an OBP of .306. He has collected 39 hits in 147 at bats while driving in 20 runs. He has an OPS+ of 90 and a slugging percentage of .388. The Giants as a unit have 299 base hits, including 71 doubles and 38 homers. San Francisco has walked 108 times this year and they have struck out on 356 occasions. They have had 235 men left on base and have an OPS of .655. They have scored 3.92 runs per game and totaled 157 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Blue Jays/Giants MLB game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Blue Jays +118
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