Miami Marlins vs Toronto Blue Jays Prediction, 6/2/2021 MLB Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Miami Marlins vs Toronto Blue Jays
Date: Wednesday, June 2, 2021
Location: Sahlen Field in Buffalo, NY
Odds/Point Spread: Miami (+105) Toronto (-135)
Alek Manoah and the Toronto Blue Jays (27-25, 4th in AL East) play the Miami Marlins (24-28, 4th in NL East) at Sahlen Field on Wednesday. The Marlins open this game at +105 while the Blue Jays are coming in at -135. The total has been set at 9. The pitchers expected to start will be Pablo Lopez and Alek Manoah.
The Marlins have tallied 74 doubles as a team and have knocked 45 balls out of the park. Miami has a slugging % of .365 and have been rung up 511 times, while taking a walk on 150 occasions. As a squad, the Miami Marlins are knocking in 3.9 runs per game, which puts them at 22nd in baseball. They have earned 190 RBI's and 398 hits over the course of the season, while their batting average is sitting at .232. They have 201 runs scored and have an OBP of .299.
The Marlins have compiled a team earned run average of 3.41 on the campaign (8th in baseball), and they have struck out 443 hitters. They have walked 149 opposing hitters and their FIP is 3.50 as a team so far this year. Their K/BB ratio is 2.97 and the pitching staff holds a collective WHIP of 1.16. Marlins pitchers have given up 41 home runs in addition to 191 total runs (4th in the league).
The Marlins have sent 188 relief pitchers to the hill on the campaign. The relievers have inherited 55 runners on the year with 38.2% of those players crossed the plate. They have recorded 10 saves so far this season and have blown 12 out of their 22 chances to save the game. The Marlins relievers have recorded a save rate of 45.5% and has stepped onto the mound in 41 save situations. The relief pitchers have a total of 19 holds on the year (27th in the league). Marlins pitchers have stepped onto the hill with players on base 35 times as well as having 62 appearances in high leverage situations.
The Miami Marlins have earned a total of 1,373 putouts for the season, in addition to 453 assists and 29 errors. Their fielding percentage is holding steady at .984 which is 10th in professional baseball, and have a total of 346 double plays. The Marlins have transformed 70.6% of balls hit into play into outs in their 4,119 innings, ranking them 11th in professional baseball.
Lopez has taken the mound for 290 frames and has accounted for 259 punch outs thus far in his career. Lopez (14-19 career record) is the owner of a FIP of 3.86 while going up against 1,210 hitters in the major leagues. His earned run average is 4.09 (132 ER's allowed) and he has a career WHIP of 1.209. He has allowed 270 base hits (8.4 hits per nine innings) and has 81 free passes.
The Toronto Blue Jays have a team on-base percentage of .324 in addition to a batting average of .258 on the season. They have been called out on strikes on 430 occasions (27th in the league) and have accounted for 455 base knocks. Toronto has accounted for 77 long balls for the season as well as 247 RBIs. The Blue Jays have a SLG% of .440 and they average 5.02 runs per contest (4th in MLB). They have recorded 81 doubles, while taking a walk 157 times as well as recording 261 runs.
The Blue Jays have a team WHIP of 1.265 in addition to having a FIP of 4.18 as a squad for the year. They currently have a strikeout to walk ratio of 2.87 (468 strikeouts against 163 walks). They are sitting at 13th in baseball as a staff in total hits given up with 405. They have conceded 66 dingers and they relinquish 4.39 runs per 9 innings (14th in baseball). The Toronto pitching staff have surrendered 219 runs this season while holding an ERA of 3.91 (195 earned runs given up).
Sitting with 48 save situations, the Blue Jays have earned 28 holds and 7 blown saves. Toronto has called on bullpen pitchers to take the mound in 18 save chances and they have converted 11 saves. Their bullpen pitchers have stepped onto the mound 66 times in high leverage situations in addition to 61 occasions with runners on. Toronto bullpen pitchers hold an inherited score percentage of 33.7% of 83 inherited base runners. They are ranked 16th in baseball with a save percentage of 61.1%, and they have dispatched 177 relief pitchers to the mound so far this year.
The Toronto Blue Jays have turned 49 double plays and have a fielding percentage of .984 (16th in pro baseball). The Blue Jays have 483 assists, 30 errors and have amassed 1,348 putouts so far this year. In 4,044 innings played, the Blue Jays have a efficiency on defense of 69.5% (15th in the majors).
During his MLB career, Manoah has conceded 2 base knocks while he has totaled 7 strikeouts in 6 innings pitched. Manoah (1-0 win-loss mark in his career) has earned a 0.00 ERA while conceding 3.0 hits per nine innings. He has conceded 0 ER's while earning a WHIP of 0.667 and having a FIP of 1.8. He has a strikeout to walk ratio of 3.50 and he has gone up against 22 hitters during his pro baseball career.
Who will win tonight's MLB game against the spread?
Guy Bruhn's Pick: Take Miami (+105)
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