Baltimore Orioles vs Toronto Blue Jays Prediction, 6/25/2021 MLB Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Baltimore Orioles vs Toronto Blue Jays
Date: Friday, June 25, 2021
Location: Sahlen Field in Buffalo, NY
Odds/Point Spread: Baltimore (+195) Toronto (-263)
Alek Manoah and the Toronto Blue Jays (37-35, 4th in AL East) play the Baltimore Orioles (23-51, 5th in AL East) at Sahlen Field on Friday. The Blue Jays open this contest at -263 while the Orioles are priced at +195. The O/U is set at 10.5. The pitchers who are expected to start are Hunter Harvey and Alek Manoah.
Baltimore is slugging .394 and have been called out on strikes 650 times, while drawing a walk on 199 occasions. They have tallied 284 RBI's as well as 576 base knocks so far this year, and their batting average is .235. The Orioles have hit 121 doubles as a team and have hit 84 baseballs out of the park. They have accounted for 294 runs scored while holding a team on-base percentage of .299. As a team, the Baltimore Orioles are scoring 4.0 runs per outing, which ranks them 24th in baseball.
Orioles pitchers have relinquished 114 home runs in addition to 399 total runs (29th in baseball). They have walked 247 hitters and their FIP is 4.76 as a team this season. They have earned a strikeout to walk ratio of 2.59 and their pitching staff has earned a collective WHIP of 1.43. The Orioles have an earned run average of 5.35 on the season (30th in MLB), and their staff has struck out 640 hitters.
The Orioles have dispatched 249 relief pitchers to the hill for the season. The bullpen pitchers have inherited 144 base runners so far this season with 41.7% of them earned a run for their team. They have tallied 11 saves this year and have missed out on 12 out of their 23 save opportunities. The Orioles relievers have recorded a save percentage of 47.8% and stepped onto the hill in 57 save situations. The relief pitchers have tallied 33 holds so far this year (17th in the league). Orioles relief pitchers have stepped onto the hill with players on base 93 times in addition to having 76 appearances in high leverage situations.
The Orioles have converted 67.8% of balls hit into play into outs out of 5,733 innings on the diamond, ranking them 27th in professional baseball. The Baltimore Orioles have notched a total of 1,911 putouts this season, as well as 596 assists and 38 errors. Their fielding percentage sits at .985 which ranks 7th in professional baseball, and have 515 double plays.
Harvey (1-2 win-loss mark in his career) is the owner of a FIP of 4.62 and he has gone up against 95 batters in the major leagues. He has allowed 18 base hits (7.0 hits per nine innings) with 8 walks. His earned run average is 2.74 (7 earned runs allowed) and his career WHIP is 1.130. Harvey has thrown 23 frames and has racked up 23 K's so far in his MLB career.
The Blue Jays hold a slugging percentage of .443 and they have an average of 4.94 runs per game (6th in the league). They have recorded 115 doubles, while getting a free base 217 times and putting up 356 runs. Toronto has 107 home runs so far this year as well as 337 RBIs. They have struck out on 602 occasions (24th in the league) and have earned a total of 639 base hits. The Toronto Blue Jays have an OBP of .324 in addition to a team batting average of .260 on the year.
The Blue Jays are sitting with a team WHIP of 1.262 with a FIP of 4.43 as a team over the course of the season. They are currently ranked 15th in the league as a pitching staff in total hits surrendered with 561. The Toronto pitching staff have yielded 310 runs so far this year while holding an ERA of 4.04 (280 earned runs conceded). They currently have a K/BB ratio of 2.89 (657 strikeouts against 227 walks). They have conceded 102 dingers and they yield 4.47 runs per 9 innings (15th in MLB).
Toronto has had relievers step onto the mound in 23 save chances and they have earned 14 saves. They are currently ranked 17th in MLB with a save rate of 60.9%, and they have dispatched 245 relievers to the mound so far this season. Their relief pitchers have come in 83 times in high leverage situations and on 82 occasions with runners on base. Toronto relievers hold an inherited score percentage of 32.2% out of 115 inherited base runners. Sitting with 60 save situations, the Blue Jays have 34 holds and also 9 blown saves.
In their 5,622 innings on the diamond, the Blue Jays have earned a defensive efficiency of 69.9% (14th in baseball). The Toronto Blue Jays have turned 61 double plays and have a fielding percentage of .983 (21st in MLB). The Blue Jays have accrued 665 assists, 45 errors and have notched a total of 1,874 putouts so far this year.
So far in his pro baseball career, Manoah has conceded 18 hits while accumulating 27 K's in 23 frames. He has surrendered a total of 11 ER's while holding a WHIP of 1.141 and having a FIP of 6.1. He has a strikeout to walk ratio of 3.00 and he has faced 99 batters during his MLB career. Manoah (1-0 mark in his career) has a 4.18 earned run average and has conceded 6.8 hits per 9 innings.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlay's Pundit's Pick: Take Toronto (-263) and under 10.5 runs
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