Toronto Blue Jays vs Baltimore Orioles Prediction, 6/19/2021 MLB Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Toronto Blue Jays vs Baltimore Orioles
Date: Saturday, June 19, 2021
Location: Oriole Park in Baltimore, MD
Odds/Point Spread: Toronto (-185) Baltimore (+140)
Alek Manoah and the Toronto Blue Jays (33-34, 4th in AL East) go to Oriole Park on Saturday where they'll meet the Baltimore Orioles (22-46, 5th in AL East). The Blue Jays open this contest at -185 while the Orioles are coming in at +140. The over/under is set at 10.5. The pitchers taking the mound are Alek Manoah and Dean Kremer.
The Blue Jays have accounted for 102 two-baggers as a squad and have hit 103 baseballs out of the park. Toronto has a slugging percentage of .447 and have been called out on strikes 558 times, while drawing a walk on 200 occasions. As a squad, the Toronto Blue Jays are compiling 5.0 runs per game, which has them sitting at 6th in the league. They have accumulated 315 RBI's and 596 hits on the season, and their batting average is at .262. They are sitting with 333 runs scored while holding a team OBP of .325.
The Blue Jays have a team ERA of 4.03 for the season (14th in MLB), and they have struck out 611 batters. Their pitching staff has walked 219 opposing players and their FIP sits at 4.34 as a team this year. They have accrued a K/BB ratio of 2.79 and their pitching staff has earned a collective WHIP of 1.29. Blue Jays pitchers have relinquished 89 long balls and 290 runs in total (16th in the league).
The Blue Jays relief pitchers have a save percentage of 55.0% and has entered the game in 55 save situations. The relief pitchers have inherited 110 base runners on the year and 32.7% of those runners crossed home plate. Blue Jays relief pitchers have stepped onto the hill with runners on 78 times and also have had 76 appearances in high leverage situations. The Blue Jays have sent 231 relief pitchers to the hill over the course of the season. The relief pitchers have a total of 32 holds so far this year (15th in baseball). They have earned 11 saves so far this year and have blown 9 of their 20 chances to save the game.
The Toronto Blue Jays have 1,742 putouts this year, as well as 614 assists and 43 errors. Their fielding percentage is currently at .982 which has them sitting 22nd in baseball, and they have turned 440 double plays. The Blue Jays have converted 69.3% of balls in play into outs out of their 5,226 innings on the diamond, which has them ranked 19th in the majors.
Manoah has taken the mound for 20 innings and has accumulated 21 K's so far in his career. Manoah (1-0 career record) is the owner of a FIP of 4.35 while he has gone up against 83 batters in the major leagues. His ERA is 2.66 (6 ER's allowed) and his WHIP is 1.082. He has surrendered 14 base hits (6.2 hits per nine innings) and has 8 free passes.
The Baltimore Orioles have an on-base percentage of .301 and a batting average of .238 on the season. They have struck out on 594 instances (17th in baseball) and have totaled 536 hits. Baltimore has a total of 72 long balls on the campaign as well as 263 runs batted in. The Orioles hold a slugging % of .392 and they are earning 4.01 runs per contest (20th in baseball). They have put up 117 two-baggers, while getting a free base 188 times as well as scoring 273 runs.
The Orioles have a team WHIP of 1.395 and have a FIP of 4.72 as a pitching staff for the season. They are sitting at 25th in the league as a pitching staff in total hits given up with 597. The Baltimore pitching staff have conceded 355 runs for the year while holding a team ERA of 5.22 (338 earned runs yielded). They currently have a strikeout to walk ratio of 2.70 (584 strikeouts against 216 free passes). They have surrendered 104 home runs and they relinquish 5.48 runs per 9 innings (28th in MLB).
With 53 save situations, the Orioles have tallied 30 holds in addition to 11 blown saves. Baltimore has had relief pitchers enter the game in 22 save opportunities and they have tallied 11 saves. Their relief pitchers have stepped onto the hill 70 times in high leverage situations and on 84 occasions with runners on. Baltimore relief pitchers hold an inherited score rate of 41.3% out of their 126 inherited runners. They sit at 28th in the league holding a save percentage of 50.0%, and they have dispatched 228 bullpen pitchers to the hill so far this year.
Out of their 5,247 innings on the diamond, the Orioles have a defensive efficiency of 68.1% (25th in baseball). The Baltimore Orioles have twisted 38 double plays and hold a fielding percentage of .984 (10th in MLB). The Orioles have recorded 543 assists, 37 errors and have amassed 1,749 putouts this year.
In his pro baseball career, Kremer has surrendered 66 hits while tallying 61 K's in 62 innings pitched. Kremer (1-7 career record) has a 6.10 ERA and has surrendered 9.6 hits per nine innings. He has allowed 42 ER's while holding a WHIP of 1.516 and a FIP of 4.9. He has a strikeout to walk ratio of 2.18 and he has gone up against 277 opposing hitters thus far in his career.
Who will win tonight's MLB game ATS?
Guy Bruhn's Pick: Take Baltimore (+140)
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