Baltimore Orioles vs Toronto Blue Jays Prediction, 6/27/2021 MLB Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Baltimore Orioles vs Toronto Blue Jays
Date: Sunday, June 27, 2021
Location: Sahlen Field in Buffalo, NY
Odds/Point Spread: Baltimore (+160) Toronto (-208)
Ross Stripling and the Toronto Blue Jays (38-36, 4th in AL East) play the Baltimore Orioles (24-52, 5th in AL East) at Sahlen Field on Sunday. The moneyline on this matchup has the Orioles priced at +160 and the Blue Jays are at -208. The total opens at 10. The pitchers who are expected to start will be Jorge Lopez and Ross Stripling.
The Orioles have tallied 124 doubles as a team and have hit 84 baseballs out of the stadium. Baltimore has a slugging rate of .390 and have been called out on strikes 670 times, while being walked on 209 occasions. As a unit, the Baltimore Orioles are knocking in 4.0 runs/g, which puts them at 25th in baseball. They have earned 289 RBI's as well as 591 base knocks so far this season, and their team batting average is .234. They have 300 runs while having a team on-base percentage of .299.
Orioles pitchers have conceded 118 home runs and 413 runs in total (29th in baseball). They have walked 254 opposing batters and their FIP is 4.77 as a squad on the year. Their strikeout to walk ratio is 2.58 and the pitching staff has a team WHIP of 1.43. The Orioles have a team ERA of 5.40 for the year (30th in MLB), and their staff has struck out 655 batters.
The Orioles have sent 256 relief pitchers to the mound so far this year. The relievers have inherited 146 base runners on the year with 41.1% of them ended up scoring. They have recorded 12 saves for the year and have not converted 12 of their 24 save opportunities. The Orioles bullpen have a save percentage of 50.0% and has stepped onto the mound in 58 save situations. The relievers have racked up 33 holds so far this year (17th in the league). Orioles pitchers have gone to the mound with players on base 96 times as well as having 79 appearances in high leverage situations.
The Baltimore Orioles have amassed 1,965 putouts this season, as well as 619 assists and 39 errors. Their fielding percentage sits at .985 which puts them in 8th in the majors, and they have turned 527 double plays. The Orioles have transformed 67.8% of balls hit into play into outs in their 5,895 innings, which ranks them 27th in professional baseball.
Lopez has taken the hill for 299 innings and has earned 256 strikeouts during his pro baseball career. His earned run average is 5.95 (198 ER's allowed) and he has a WHIP of 1.492. He has surrendered 336 base hits (10.1 hits per 9 innings) and has 111 free passes. Lopez (11-26 win-loss mark in his career) is the owner of a FIP of 5.14 while he has gone up against 1,328 hitters in the major leagues.
The Toronto Blue Jays are sitting with an OBP of .325 in addition to a team batting average of .261 on the season. They have been rung up on 617 occasions (25th in MLB) and have earned 658 base knocks. Toronto has 111 HRs on the year to go along with 351 RBIs. The Blue Jays have a team slugging % of .445 and they are earning 5.00 runs per outing (3rd in the league). They have put up 119 doubles, while walking 224 times as well as recording 370 runs.
The Blue Jays have a team WHIP of 1.264 and have a FIP of 4.37 as a team this season. Their K/BB ratio comes in at 2.86 (677 strikeouts vs 237 bases on balls). They have a ranking of 15th in the league as a staff in total hits surrendered with 576. They have conceded 102 home runs and they yield 4.42 runs per 9 innings (14th in MLB). The Toronto pitching staff have surrendered 316 runs so far this year while holding a team ERA of 3.97 (284 earned runs surrendered).
Toronto has called on relief pitchers to take the mound in 24 save chances and they have walked away with 14 saves. They rank 20th in MLB holding a save rate of 58.3%, and they have sent 254 relievers to the hill for the year. Their bullpen pitchers have stepped onto the mound 86 times in high leverage situations and also on 85 occasions with runners on. Toronto relievers have an inherited score percentage of 33.1% out of 118 inherited runners. With 62 save situations, the Blue Jays have accumulated 35 holds and also 10 blown saves.
In their 5,793 innings on the diamond, the Blue Jays are sitting with a defensive efficiency of 69.9% (15th in baseball). The Toronto Blue Jays have turned 62 double plays and own a fielding percentage of .983 (21st in pro baseball). The Blue Jays have recorded 678 assists, 46 errors and have amassed 1,931 putouts so far this year.
In his pro baseball career, Stripling has surrendered 485 base knocks while he has tallied 482 strikeouts in 496 frames. Stripling (25-31 win-loss record in his career) has earned a 3.84 ERA and has given up 8.8 hits per nine innings. He has given up a total of 212 ER's while earning a WHIP of 1.230 and being the owner of a FIP of 3.9. He has a K/BB ratio of 3.83 and he has faced 2,069 hitters in his pro baseball career.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlay's Pundit's Pick: Take Toronto (-208) and under 10 runs
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