Toronto Blue Jays vs Baltimore Orioles Prediction, 6/20/2021 MLB Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Toronto Blue Jays vs Baltimore Orioles
Date: Sunday, June 20, 2021
Location: Oriole Park in Baltimore, MD
Matt Harvey and the Baltimore Orioles (22-45, 5th in AL East) play the Toronto Blue Jays (33-33, 4th in AL East) at Oriole Park on Sunday.
The Blue Jays have accounted for 100 doubles as a unit and have smacked 103 baseballs out of the stadium. Toronto has a slugging % of .449 and have struck out 551 times, while drawing a walk on 198 occasions. As a squad, the Toronto Blue Jays are earning 5.0 runs per contest, which puts them at 6th in the league. They have 311 RBI's as well as 586 hits on the year, while their team batting average is sitting at .261. They have tallied 329 runs and hold an OBP of .325.
Blue Jays pitchers have allowed 87 long balls and 282 total runs (14th in MLB). Their pitching staff has walked 213 opposing players and their FIP is 4.31 as a unit on the campaign. They have a strikeout to walk ratio of 2.83 and their pitching staff holds a collective WHIP of 1.28. The Blue Jays are sitting with a team ERA of 3.99 so far this year (14th in the league), and their staff has rung up 603 hitters.
The Blue Jays relievers have compiled a save rate of 55.0% and stepped onto the hill in 55 save situations. The relief pitchers have inherited 107 base runners on the season and 31.8% of those runners crossed the plate. Blue Jays relief pitchers have stepped onto the hill with opponents on base 76 times in addition to having 75 appearances in high leverage situations. The Blue Jays have dispatched 225 relief pitchers to the mound for the season. The relievers have earned 32 holds on the campaign (15th in MLB). They have earned 11 saves on the season and have blown 9 of 20 chances to save the game.
The Toronto Blue Jays have a total of 1,715 putouts over the course of the season, as well as 601 assists and 41 errors. Their fielding percentage sits at .983 which has them sitting 21st in pro baseball, and they have twisted 432 double plays. The Blue Jays have transformed 69.4% of balls hit into play into outs in their 5,145 innings on the diamond, which has them sitting 16th in pro baseball.
Ryu has taken the hill for 883 innings and has 802 K's during his career. His earned run average is 3.00 (294 earned runs allowed) and he has a WHIP of 1.160. He has conceded 828 hits (8.4 hits per nine innings) and has 197 free passes. Ryu (64-39 record in his career) has earned a FIP of 3.36 while he has faced 3,609 hitters during his time in the major leagues.
Baltimore has tallied 70 home runs on the year as well as 260 runs batted in. They have hit 116 two-baggers, while walking 188 times and recording 270 runs. The Baltimore Orioles have tallied an on-base percentage of .302 as well as a batting average of .237 this season. The Orioles hold a team SLG% of .391 and they tally 4.03 runs per outing (21st in the league). They have been called out on strikes on 581 occasions (21st in the league) and have recorded 527 hits.
The Orioles are sitting with a team WHIP of 1.386 in addition to having a FIP of 4.66 as a staff on the year. They come in at 24th in the league as a pitching staff in total hits conceded with 584. The Baltimore pitching staff have given up 345 runs this season while having an ERA of 5.13 (328 earned runs conceded). They have earned a strikeout to walk ratio of 2.70 (576 strikeouts vs 213 bases on balls). They have surrendered 100 dingers and they surrender 5.40 runs per 9 innings (27th in MLB).
Baltimore has called on relief pitchers to enter the game in 22 save opportunities and they have come away with 11 saves. They sit at 28th in the league with a save percentage of 50.0%, and they have dispatched 225 relievers to the mound on the campaign. Their relievers have stepped onto the mound 70 times in high leverage situations and on 82 occasions with runners on. Baltimore relief pitchers hold an inherited score percentage of 40.7% of 123 inherited runners. Sitting with 53 save situations, the Orioles have accrued 30 holds and 11 blown saves.
Out of their 5,175 innings played, the Orioles have a defensive efficiency of 68.2% (23rd in the majors). The Baltimore Orioles have turned 38 double plays and have a fielding percentage of .984 (11th in the majors). The Orioles have accrued 537 assists, 37 errors and have accumulated 1,725 putouts during this campaign.
Thus far in his career, Harvey has conceded 889 base knocks and he has 821 strikeouts in 896 innings. He has given up a total of 436 ER's while holding a WHIP of 1.278 and being the owner of a FIP of 3.9. He has a strikeout to walk ratio of 3.19 and he has gone up against 3,796 batters in his career. Harvey (47-60 career mark) has earned a 4.38 ERA and has conceded 8.9 hits per nine innings.
Who will win tonight's baseball game against the spread?
Josh Schonwald's Pick: Take Toronto
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