Toronto Blue Jays at Seattle Mariners MLB Parlay 8/23/2019
Friday, August 23, 2019
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Probable Pitchers: Trent Thornton vs. Justus Sheffield
Omar Narvaez and the Seattle Mariners (54-74, 5th in AL West) play the Toronto Blue Jays (52-77, 4th in AL East) at T-Mobile Park on Friday, August 23, 2019. The Blue Jays open this matchup at -120 while the Mariners are coming in at +110. The total is set at 9.5.
The Blue Jays have been a terrible choice for baseball bettors, having gone 52-76-0 SU. The Mariners are covering 42.5% of the time, going 54-73-0 straight up.
Valuable Toronto Blue Jays Betting Trends
The Blue Jays have been a decent Under play for over/under bettors, having gone 59-64-5.
Toronto covers 42.2% of the time as the visitor, having gone 27-37-0 straight up.
Important Seattle Mariners Betting Trends
The Mariners are covering 42.9% of the time at T-Mobile Park, going 27-36-0 SU.
The Mariners have been an awful Under play for over/under bettors, having gone 74-48-5.
Key Toronto Blue Jays Injuries
8/21/2019 Luke Maile C Oblique Expected to be out until at least Sep 1
8/20/2019 Nick Kingham RP Oblique Expected to be out until at least Sep 1
8/16/2019 Lourdes Gurriel LF Quadriceps Expected to be out until at least Aug 30
8/11/2019 Ryan Borucki SP Elbow Out for the season
8/9/2019 Elvis Luciano RP Elbow Expected to be out until at least Sep 25
8/7/2019 Clayton Richard SP Lat Expected to be out until at least Sep 1
8/7/2019 Ryan Tepera RP Elbow Expected to be out until at least Sep 1
8/7/2019 Devon Travis 2B Knee Out for the season
8/7/2019 Clay Buchholz SP Shoulder Expected to be out until at least Sep 1
7/22/2019 Matt Shoemaker SP Knee Out for the season
Key Seattle Mariners Injuries
8/20/2019 Domingo Santana LF Elbow Expected to be out until at least Sep 1
8/20/2019 Mitch Haniger RF Back Expected to be out until at least Sep 1
8/15/2019 Felix Hernandez SP Lat Expected to be out until at least Aug 24
8/15/2019 Austin Adams RP Lat Expected to be out until at least Sep 1
8/15/2019 Brandon Brennan RP Shoulder Expected to be out until at least Aug 24
8/12/2019 Braden Bishop CF Chest Expected to be out until at least Sep 1
8/7/2019 Ryon Healy 3B Hip Out for the season
8/7/2019 Connor Sadzeck RP Elbow Expected to be out until at least Sep 10
8/7/2019 Dan Altavilla RP Forearm Expected to be out until at least Sep 1
8/6/2019 Chasen Bradford RP Elbow Expected to be out until at least Aug 30
4/28/2019 Arodys Vizcaino RP Shoulder Out for the season
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Blue Jays have a 52-77 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Trent Thornton has a 4-8 record with an earned run average of 5.30 and a WHIP of 1.48 this season. He has 113 strikeouts over his 120.2 innings pitched and he's given up 128 hits. He's allowed 9.5 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 4.84. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.33 and they have given up 522 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .244 against the bullpen and they've struck out 567 hitters and walked 243 batters. 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 4.76. The Blue Jays pitchers collectively have given up 1,160 base hits and 605 earned runs. They have allowed 184 home runs this season, ranking them 12th in the league. Toronto as a pitching staff has walked 480 batters and struck out 1,049. They have walked 3.8 men per 9 innings while striking out 8.2 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.43 and their FIP as a unit is 4.86.
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As a team Toronto is hitting .237, good for 29th in the league. The Blue Jays hold a .428 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .303, which is good for 28th in baseball. They rank 30th in MLB with 8.0 hits per game. Justin Smoak is hitting .213 with an on-base percentage of .351. He has 74 hits this season in 348 at bats with 52 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .414 and an OPS+ of 105. Randal Grichuk is hitting .238 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .293. He has totaled 110 hits and he has driven in 58 men in 462 at bats. His OPS+ is 94 while his slugging percentage is at .446. The Blue Jays have 1,037 hits, including 212 doubles and 199 home runs. Toronto has walked 397 times so far this season and they have struck out 1,176 times as a unit. They have left 785 men on base and have a team OPS of .731. They score 4.5 runs per contest and have scored a total of 581 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Seattle has a 54-74 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 6.00, Justus Sheffield has a 0-0 record and a 2.00 WHIP. He has 3 strikeouts over the 3 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 2 hits. He's allowing 6 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 9.55. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.90 and they have given up 515 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .245 against the Mariners bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 509 batters and walked 230 opposing hitters. As a team, Seattle allows 9.6 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.8 batters per nine innings. They are 27th in the league in team earned run average at 5.08. The Mariners pitchers as a team have surrendered 1,202 base knocks and 639 earned runs this season. They have given up 217 home runs this year, which ranks 2nd in Major League Baseball. Seattle as a staff has walked 380 hitters and struck out 975 batters. They give up a walk 3 times per 9 innings while they strike out 7.8 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.40 while their FIP as a staff is 5.08.
As a team, they are batting .243, good for 26th in the league. The Mariners hold a .442 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .320, which is good for 19th in baseball. They rank 24th in MLB with 8.3 hits per contest. Omar Narvaez comes into this matchup batting .283 with an OBP of .357. He has 98 hits this year along with 43 RBI in 346 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .457 with an OPS+ of 120. Daniel Vogelbach is hitting .223 this season and he has an OBP of .352. He has collected 85 hits in 381 at bats while driving in 69 runs. He has an OPS+ of 125 and a slugging percentage of .486. The Mariners as a unit have 1,059 base hits, including 209 doubles and 204 homers. Seattle has walked 461 times this year and they have struck out on 1,252 occasions. They have had 855 men left on base and have an OPS of .762. They have scored 4.91 runs per game and totaled 629 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Blue Jays/Mariners MLB game against the spread?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take the Blue Jays and over the total runs
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