Toronto Blue Jays vs Miami Marlins Prediction, 6/23/2021 MLB Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Toronto Blue Jays vs Miami Marlins
Date: Wednesday, June 23, 2021
Location: Marlins Park in Miami, FL
TV: Bally Sports Florida
Odds/Point Spread: Toronto (-152) Miami (+120)
Robbie Ray and the Toronto Blue Jays (35-35, 4th in AL East) are headed to Marlins Park on Wednesday where they'll take on the Miami Marlins (31-40, 5th in NL East). The Blue Jays open this matchup at -152 while the Marlins are coming in at +120. The O/U is set at 7. The expected starting pitchers will be Robbie Ray and Trevor Rogers.
As a team, the Toronto Blue Jays are putting up 5.0 runs per game, which has them sitting at 4th in MLB. They have accumulated 351 runs and have an OBP of .326. The Blue Jays have hit 110 doubles as a squad and have knocked 107 baseballs out of the park. They have accrued 332 RBI's as well as 624 base knocks so far this year, while their team batting average is at .262. Toronto has a slugging rate of .447 and have been rung up 587 times, while being walked on 213 occasions.
The Blue Jays hold a team earned run average of 4.13 so far this season (15th in baseball), and the staff has struck out 637 hitters. They have walked 225 opposing hitters and their FIP is 4.49 as a squad on the year. They have a K/BB ratio of 2.83 and the pitching staff has a collective WHIP of 1.28. Blue Jays pitchers have conceded 100 home runs and 308 total runs (16th in the league).
Blue Jays relief pitchers have entered the contest with players on base 82 times and also have had 77 appearances in high leverage situations. The bullpen have 32 holds on the season (20th in the league). The Blue Jays bullpen have earned a save percentage of 57.1% and stepped onto the hill in 56 save situations. They have compiled 12 saves over the course of the season and have not converted 9 of their 21 save chances. The relievers have inherited 115 runners on the year and 32.2% of those players crossed home plate. The Blue Jays have dispatched 239 relief pitchers to the mound this year.
The Toronto Blue Jays have amassed 1,820 putouts this year, as well as 644 assists and 43 errors. Their fielding percentage sits at .983 which has them sitting 21st in professional baseball, and have earned 461 double plays. The Blue Jays have transformed 69.6% of balls in play into outs out of their 5,460 innings on the diamond, ranking them 15th in pro baseball.
Ray has pitched in 917 frames and has accounted for 1,139 punch outs during his career. His earned run average is 4.20 (428 ER's allowed) and his career WHIP is 1.365. He has surrendered 832 hits (8.2 hits per 9 innings) and has had 420 free passes. Ray (53-54 career mark) has a FIP of 4.14 and he has faced 3,954 opposing hitters during his time in the majors.
The Miami Marlins are sitting with an on-base percentage of .303 in addition to a team batting average of .234 over the course of the season. They have struck out on 684 occasions (6th in the league) and have notched a total of 551 hits. Miami has 67 home runs for the year as well as 266 RBIs. The Marlins hold a team SLG% of .371 and they are recording 3.96 runs per game (25th in MLB). They have 101 doubles, while getting a free base 213 times and scoring 281 runs.
The Marlins have a WHIP of 1.168 with a FIP of 3.54 as a staff on the campaign. They have a ranking of 6th in the league as a pitching staff in total hits given up with 525. The Miami pitching staff have allowed 263 runs this year while holding a team ERA of 3.40 (235 earned runs surrendered). Their strikeout to walk ratio comes in at 2.96 (597 strikeouts vs 202 walks). They have allowed 55 homers and they give up 3.80 runs per 9 innings (6th in baseball).
Miami relievers hold an inherited score rate of 36.2% out of 69 inherited base runners. Their relievers have taken the field 81 times in high leverage situations and on 48 occasions with runners on. With 62 save situations, the Marlins have recorded 33 holds in addition to 16 blown saves. They sit at 29th in baseball holding a save percentage of 44.8%, and they have sent 255 relievers to the mound for the season. Miami has called on relievers to enter the game in 29 save chances and they have earned 13 saves.
Out of their 5,604 innings played, the Marlins hold a defensive efficiency of 70.2% (12th in MLB). The Miami Marlins have twisted 67 double plays and have accounted for a fielding rate of .982 (25th in pro baseball). The Marlins have 634 assists, 46 errors and have amassed 1,868 putouts so far this season.
Rogers (8-5 career win-loss record) has earned a 2.95 ERA while giving up 7.3 hits per 9 innings. He has a strikeout to walk ratio of 3.44 and he has faced 450 opposing batters so far in his pro baseball career. He has given up 36 ER's while earning a WHIP of 1.167 and being the owner of a FIP of 3.0. In his MLB career, Rogers has surrendered 89 base knocks while he has totaled 134 strikeouts in 109 innings.
Who will win tonight's MLB game ATS?
Tony Sink's Pick: Take Toronto (-152)
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