Toronto Blue Jays vs Miami Marlins Prediction, 9/2/2020 MLB Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Toronto Blue Jays vs Miami Marlins
Date: Wednesday, September 2, 2020
Location: Marlins Park in Miami, FL
Odds/Point Spread: Blue Jays (-141) Marlins (+130)
Corey Dickerson and the Miami Marlins (15-15, 2nd in NL East) play the Toronto Blue Jays (18-15, 3rd in AL East) at Marlins Park on Wednesday. The moneyline on this contest has the Blue Jays priced at -141 and the Marlins are at +130. The O/U is set at 8. The pitchers taking the mound will be Hyun Jin Ryu and Sixto Sanchez.
Key Toronto Blue Jays Injuries
8/31/2020 Elvis Luciano RP Undisclosed Expected to be out until at least Sep 11
8/31/2020 Jordan Romano RP Finger Expected to be out until at least Sep 20
8/30/2020 Matt Shoemaker SP Lat Expected to be out until at least Sep 20
8/28/2020 Bo Bichette SS Knee Expected to be out until at least Sep 11
8/27/2020 Trent Thornton SP Elbow Out for the season
8/26/2020 Yennsy Diaz RP Lat Expected to be out until at least Sep 5
8/25/2020 Nate Pearson SP Elbow Expected to be out until at least Sep 15
8/24/2020 Ken Giles RP Forearm Expected to be out until at least Sep 7
Key Miami Marlins Injuries
8/30/2020 Jesus Aguilar 1B Back Probable for Sep 1
8/30/2020 Pat Venditte RP Oblique Expected to be out until at least Sep 2
8/30/2020 Nick Neidert RP Undisclosed Expected to be out until at least Sep 2
8/28/2020 Ryne Stanek RP Undisclosed Expected to be out until at least Sep 4
8/28/2020 Jeff Brigham RP Undisclosed Expected to be out until at least Sep 4
8/28/2020 Brian Moran RP Kneecap Expected to be out until at least Sep 4
8/28/2020 Logan Forsythe 2B Oblique Out for the season
8/28/2020 Sean Rodriguez 3B Undisclosed Expected to be out until at least Sep 4
8/26/2020 Magneuris Sierra CF Hamstring Expected to be out until at least Sep 4
8/25/2020 Caleb Smith SP Not Injury Related Expected to be out until at least Sep 3
8/24/2020 Jose Urena SP Not Injury Related Expected to be out until at least Sep 1
8/24/2020 Harold Ramirez RF Not Injury Related Expected to be out until at least Sep 1
8/24/2020 Stephen Tarpley RP Oblique Expected to be out until at least Sep 16
8/23/2020 Francisco Cervelli C Concussion Expected to be out until at least Sep 4
8/22/2020 Jordan Holloway RP Undisclosed Expected to be out until at least Sep 1
8/18/2020 Mike Morin RP Elbow Out for the season
7/23/2020 Drew Steckenrider RP Triceps Expected to be out until at least Sep 1
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Blue Jays have a 18-15 overall record this season. Ryu has pitched in 777 frames and has earned 705 punchouts during his career. His earned run average is 2.98 (257 ER's allowed) and his WHIP is 1.162. He has conceded 729 hits (8.4 hits per 9 innings) and has 174 walks. Ryu (56-34 win-loss mark in his career) sits with a FIP of 3.37 while he has gone up against 3,174 opposing batters in the major leagues. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.16 and they have given up 120 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .187 against the bullpen and they've struck out 165 hitters and walked 75 batters. As a team, Toronto allows 7.8 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.1 batters per nine innings. They are 5th in the league in team earned run average at 3.72. The Blue Jays pitchers collectively have given up 256 base hits and 122 earned runs. They have allowed 35 home runs this season, ranking them 28th in the league. Toronto as a pitching staff has walked 131 batters and struck out 300. They have walked 4 men per 9 innings while striking out 9.1 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.31 and their FIP as a unit is 4.03.
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As a team Toronto is hitting .248, good for 15th in the league. The Blue Jays hold a .443 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .317, which is good for 20th in baseball. They rank 11th in MLB with 8.5 hits per game. Cavan Biggio is hitting .260 with an on-base percentage of .377. He has 33 hits this season in 127 at bats with 19 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .457 and an OPS+ of 126. Rowdy Tellez is hitting .244 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .308. He has totaled 20 hits and he has driven in 18 men in 82 at bats. His OPS+ is 117 while his slugging percentage is at .512. The Blue Jays have 281 hits, including 54 doubles and 54 home runs. Toronto has walked 112 times so far this season and they have struck out 280 times as a unit. They have left 219 men on base and have a team OPS of .759. They score 4.79 runs per contest and have scored a total of 158 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Miami has a 15-15 overall mark this year. Sanchez (1-0 mark) is the owner of a 2.25 ERA while conceding 9.0 hits per nine innings. His SO/W ratio is 14.00 and he has gone up against 47 opposing batters. Sanchez has allowed 12 base hits while he has totaled 14 punchouts in 12 innings. He has allowed 3 earned runs while earning a WHIP of 1.083 and having a FIP of 3.3. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.90 and they have given up 116 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .215 against the Marlins bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 88 batters and walked 63 opposing hitters. As a team, Miami allows 8.8 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.9 batters per nine innings. They are 15th in the league in team earned run average at 4.33. The Marlins pitchers as a team have surrendered 248 base knocks and 122 earned runs this season. They have given up 45 home runs this year, which ranks 15th in Major League Baseball. Miami as a staff has walked 113 hitters and struck out 221 batters. They give up a walk 4 times per 9 innings while they strike out 7.9 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.43 while their FIP as a staff is 5.21.
As a team, they are batting .237, good for 19th in the league. The Marlins hold a .367 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .314, which is good for 21st in baseball. They rank 20th in MLB with 7.6 hits per contest. Corey Dickerson comes into this matchup batting .242 with an OBP of .314. He has 23 hits this year along with 9 RBI in 95 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .389 with an OPS+ of 93. Brian Anderson is hitting .222 this season and he has an OBP of .330. He has collected 22 hits in 99 at bats while driving in 19 runs. He has an OPS+ of 106 and a slugging percentage of .424. The Marlins as a unit have 228 base hits, including 39 doubles and 27 homers. Miami has walked 98 times this year and they have struck out on 280 occasions. They have had 190 men left on base and have an OPS of .681. They have scored 4.27 runs per game and totaled 128 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Blue Jays/Marlins MLB game against the spread?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take the Marlins (+130) and over 8 runs
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