Miami Marlins vs Toronto Blue Jays Prediction, 6/1/2021 MLB Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Miami Marlins vs Toronto Blue Jays
Date: Tuesday, June 1, 2021
Location: Sahlen Field in Buffalo, NY
Odds/Point Spread: Miami (+152) Toronto (-165)
Robbie Ray and the Toronto Blue Jays (27-25, 4th in AL East) host the Miami Marlins (24-28, 4th in NL East) at Sahlen Field on Tuesday. The Marlins open this contest at +152 while the Blue Jays are priced at -165. The total opens at 8.5. The expected starting pitchers will be Sandy Alcantara and Robbie Ray.
As a team, the Miami Marlins are scoring 3.9 runs per contest, which is 22nd in MLB. They have 201 runs scored while holding a team OBP of .299. The Marlins have accounted for 74 doubles as a team and have smacked 45 balls out of the park. They have accounted for 190 RBI's as well as 398 hits so far this season, while their team batting average is at .232. Miami has a slugging percentage of .365 and have struck out 511 times, while drawing a walk on 150 occasions.
Marlins pitchers have given up 41 home runs in addition to 191 runs in total (4th in baseball). Their pitching staff has walked 149 players from the other team and their FIP is 3.50 as a squad on the season. They have a K/BB ratio of 2.97 and their pitching staff has a collective WHIP of 1.16. The Marlins hold a team earned run average of 3.41 so far this season (7th in the league), and the staff has struck out 443 batters.
Marlins pitchers have gone to the mound with runners on 35 times in addition to having 62 appearances in high leverage situations. The relief pitchers have 19 holds on the season (27th in MLB). The Marlins relief pitchers have accumulated a save percentage of 45.5% and has entered the game in 41 save situations. They have accumulated 10 saves on the campaign and have blown 12 out of their 22 save chances. The relievers have inherited 55 runners over the course of the season with 38.2% of those players ended up crossing the plate. The Marlins have sent 188 relief pitchers to the hill this season.
The Marlins have turned 70.6% of balls hit into play into outs in their 4,119 innings, ranking them 11th in the majors. The Miami Marlins have notched a total of 1,373 putouts thus far, in addition to 453 assists and 29 errors. Their fielding percentage is currently at .984 which puts them in 11th in professional baseball, and have accumulated 346 double plays.
Alcantara has pitched in 346 innings and has earned 294 punch outs during his career. Alcantara (13-23 career mark) holds a FIP of 4.33 while he has faced 1,454 batters in the majors. His earned run average is 3.66 (141 earned runs allowed) and he has a career WHIP of 1.269. He has given up 295 base knocks (7.7 hits per nine innings) and has 145 walks.
Toronto has hit 77 long balls so far this year to go along with 247 RBIs. They have recorded 81 two-baggers, while taking a walk 157 times as well as recording 261 runs. The Toronto Blue Jays have accumulated an on-base percentage of .324 in addition to a team batting average of .258 this year. The Blue Jays hold a team slugging % of .440 and they have an average of 5.02 runs per game (4th in MLB). They have been rung up on 430 occasions (25th in baseball) and have notched a total of 455 hits.
The Blue Jays have a team WHIP of 1.265 in addition to having a FIP of 4.17 as a pitching staff for the season. They are currently ranked 15th in baseball as a staff in total hits conceded with 405. The Toronto pitching staff have yielded 219 runs so far this year while holding an ERA of 3.91 (195 earned runs conceded). Their strikeout to walk ratio comes in at 2.87 (468 strikeouts against 163 walks). They have allowed 66 HR's and they allow 4.39 runs per 9 innings (16th in baseball).
Toronto has called on relievers to enter the game in 18 save opportunities and they have tallied 11 saves. They are currently ranked 17th in MLB holding a save percentage of 61.1%, and they have dispatched 177 relief pitchers to the mound this season. Their bullpen pitchers have taken the field 66 times in high leverage situations and also on 61 occasions with runners on. Toronto relief pitchers hold an inherited score rate of 33.7% out of their 83 inherited runners. Sitting with 48 save situations, the Blue Jays have compiled 28 holds in addition to 7 blown saves.
In 4,044 innings on the field, the Blue Jays have accumulated a defensive efficiency of 69.5% (17th in the majors). The Toronto Blue Jays have twisted 49 double plays and have a fielding rate of .984 (16th in pro baseball). The Blue Jays have 483 assists, 30 errors and have accounted for 1,348 putouts this year.
During his career, Ray has conceded 811 hits while totaling 1,102 K's in 894 frames. He has surrendered 421 earned runs while earning a WHIP of 1.369 and a FIP of 4.2. He has a strikeout to walk ratio of 2.67 and he has gone up against 3,860 batters in his pro baseball career. Ray (51-53 win-loss mark in his career) holds a 4.24 earned run average while allowing 8.2 hits per 9 innings.
Who will win tonight's baseball game against the spread?
Guy Bruhn's Pick: Take Toronto (-165)
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