Toronto Blue Jays vs Atlanta Braves Prediction, 5/11/2021 MLB Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Toronto Blue Jays vs Atlanta Braves
Date: Tuesday, May 11, 2021
Location: Truist Park in Cumberland, GA
TV: Bally Sports South
Max Fried and the Atlanta Braves (17-17, 3rd in NL East) play the Toronto Blue Jays (17-16, 4th in AL East) at Truist Park on Tuesday.
The Blue Jays have tallied 39 two-baggers as a unit and have knocked 48 baseballs out of the park. Toronto has a slugging % of .406 and have struck out 280 times, while drawing a walk on 100 occasions. As a squad, the Toronto Blue Jays are scoring 4.9 runs/g, which is 6th in baseball. They have 150 runs batted in in addition to 265 hits this year, and their team batting average comes in at .239. They have tallied 160 runs scored while holding a team OBP of .307.
Blue Jays pitchers have given up 42 home runs and 135 total runs (9th in MLB). They have walked 97 opposing players and their FIP is 4.26 as a unit for the year. They have a strikeout to walk ratio of 2.86 and the pitching staff holds a WHIP of 1.26. The Blue Jays have a team earned run average of 3.91 on the campaign (12th in baseball), and their staff has rung up 277 hitters.
The Blue Jays relief pitchers have a save percentage of 87.5% and has stepped onto the mound in 29 save situations. The relievers have inherited 58 base runners for the season with 25.9% of those players crossed the plate. Blue Jays bullpen pitchers have stepped onto the hill with opponents on base 41 times and also have had 40 appearances in high leverage situations. The Blue Jays have sent 120 relief pitchers to the mound this season. The relief pitchers have notched 19 holds so far this year (10th in MLB). They have compiled 7 saves this year and have blown 1 out of their 8 chances to get a save.
The Blue Jays have transformed 69.7% of balls in play into outs out of 2,571 innings on the diamond, which has them ranked 18th in pro baseball. The Toronto Blue Jays have 857 putouts for the season, in addition to 315 assists and 18 errors. Their fielding percentage sits at .985 which has them sitting 9th in MLB, and they have turned 225 double plays.
Ray has taken the ball for 871 innings and has earned 1,071 punch outs during his career. His ERA is 4.23 (409 ER's allowed) and his career WHIP is 1.377. He has allowed 789 hits (8.2 hits per nine innings) and has had 410 free passes. Ray (50-52 career mark) has a FIP of 4.14 while facing 3,762 batters during his time in the major leagues.
The Braves hold a team slugging percentage of .419 and they average 4.68 runs per contest (10th in the league). They have put up 51 two-baggers, while getting a free base 123 times as well as notching 159 runs. Atlanta has knocked in 49 home runs this season to go along with 153 runs batted in. They have been called out on strikes on 294 occasions (15th in baseball) and have tallied 255 hits. The Atlanta Braves have tallied an OBP of .317 and a team batting average of .231 on the campaign.
The Braves have a team WHIP of 1.400 and are the owners of a FIP of 4.52 as a unit on the season. Their K/BB ratio comes in at 2.48 (320 strikeouts against 129 walks). They sit at 24th in baseball as a pitching staff in total hits conceded with 287. They have given up 48 home runs and they yield 5.18 runs per 9 innings (24th in MLB). The Atlanta pitching staff have given up 171 runs on the season while holding a team ERA of 4.54 (150 earned runs conceded).
With 36 save situations, the Braves have accrued 23 holds and also 4 blown saves. Atlanta has had bullpen pitchers enter the game in 12 save chances and they have walked away with 8 saves. Their bullpen pitchers have come in 55 times in high leverage situations in addition to 32 occasions with runners on. Atlanta bullpen pitchers hold an inherited score percentage of 25.0% out of their 44 inherited base runners. They are currently ranked 12th in baseball with a save percentage of 66.7%, and they have dispatched 125 relievers onto the field this season.
In their 2,676 innings played, the Braves have a defensive efficiency of 68.3% (26th in the majors). The Atlanta Braves have twisted 22 double plays and have a fielding rate of .985 (7th in pro baseball). The Braves have accrued 303 assists, 18 errors and have notched a total of 892 putouts so far this year.
During his MLB career, Fried has given up 299 base hits while he has earned 309 strikeouts in 297 innings. He has conceded a total of 125 ER's while earning a WHIP of 1.355 and being the owner of a FIP of 3.8. His strikeout to walk ratio is 2.97 and he has gone up against 1,272 batters so far in his career. Fried (27-12 win-loss mark in his career) holds a 3.78 earned run average while allowing 9.1 hits per 9 innings.
Who will win tonight's MLB game against the spread?
Josh Schonwald's Pick: Take Atlanta
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