Baltimore Orioles vs Toronto Blue Jays Prediction, 6/16/2022 MLB Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Baltimore Orioles vs Toronto Blue Jays
Date: Thursday, June 16, 2022
Location: Rogers Centre in Toronto, ON
Odds/Point Spread: Baltimore (+215) Toronto (-265)
Rogers Centre is the site where the Toronto Blue Jays (36-25) will try to defeat the Baltimore Orioles (27-36) on Thursday. The moneyline on this game has the Orioles at +215 while the Blue Jays are sitting at -265. The over/under comes in at 8.5. The starting pitchers are Tyler Wells and Kevin Gausman.
As a squad, the Baltimore Orioles are putting up 4.0 runs/g, which has them sitting at 25th in MLB. They have earned 253 runs and hold an OBP of .301. The Orioles have tallied 103 two-baggers as a unit and have knocked 63 baseballs out of the stadium. They have accumulated 240 RBI's in addition to 492 hits so far this season, and their average at the plate sits at .231. Baltimore is slugging .376 and have struck out 564 times, while being walked on 185 occasions.
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Orioles pitchers have allowed 71 home runs and also 300 runs (24th in the league). Their pitching staff has walked 190 batters and their FIP sits at 4.40 as a team so far this year. They have a K/BB ratio of 2.31 and the pitching staff holds a collective WHIP of 1.36. The Orioles have an earned run average of 4.35 so far this year (23rd in baseball), and they have rung up 438 hitters.
The Orioles have dispatched 222 relief pitchers to the mound on the year. The bullpen pitchers have inherited 133 base runners this season with 28.6% of those runners ended up scoring. They have earned 13 saves this year and have not converted 5 of their 18 chances to get a save. The Orioles bullpen have recorded a save percentage of 72.2% and has come into the game in 48 save situations. The bullpen have a total of 29 holds over the course of the season (20th in MLB). Orioles relief pitchers have entered the game with runners on base 89 times in addition to having 75 appearances in high leverage situations.
The Baltimore Orioles are sitting with 1,675 putouts this season, in addition to 631 assists and 44 errors. Their fielding rate is holding steady at .981 which is 25th in baseball, and have a total of 66 double plays. The Orioles have converted 68.5% of balls in play into outs out of their 5,025 innings, which ranks them 24th in professional baseball.
Wells has taken the mound for 110 innings and is sitting with 98 K's thus far in his career. His ERA is 3.98 (49 earned runs allowed) and his WHIP is 0.994. He has given up 87 base knocks (7.1 hits per nine innings) and has 23 walks. Wells (5-7 record in his career) holds a FIP of 3.94 while he has gone up against 439 opposing batters in the majors.
The Blue Jays have a team SLG% of .428 and they are recording 4.57 runs per contest (11th in MLB). They have put up 119 two-baggers, while walking 192 times as well as earning 279 runs. Toronto has tallied 75 long balls for the year as well as 271 RBIs. They have struck out on 481 occasions (23rd in the league) and have notched a total of 530 base hits. The Toronto Blue Jays have tallied an on-base percentage of .326 as well as a batting average of .257 this season.
The Blue Jays hold a team WHIP of 1.196 with a FIP of 3.66 as a team on the year. They have earned a K/BB ratio of 3.25 (501 strikeouts against 154 free passes). They are currently ranked 13th in MLB as a pitching staff in total hits conceded with 491. They have conceded 58 homers and they relinquish 3.94 runs per 9 innings (6th in baseball). The Toronto pitching staff have yielded 236 runs on the year while having a team ERA of 3.59 (215 earned runs surrendered).
Toronto bullpen pitchers have an inherited score rate of 29.2% out of their 96 inherited base runners. Their bullpen pitchers have stepped onto the mound 82 times in high leverage situations in addition to 62 occasions with runners on base. Sitting with 74 save situations, the Blue Jays have earned 41 holds and also 10 blown saves. They are ranked 12th in MLB with a save rate of 67.7%, and they have sent 225 bullpen pitchers onto the field so far this year. Toronto has had bullpen pitchers step onto the hill in 31 save chances and they have walked away with 21 saves.
In 4,854 innings played, the Blue Jays have a efficiency on defense of 69.9% (14th in professional baseball). The Toronto Blue Jays have turned 49 double plays and hold a fielding percentage of .987 (9th in pro baseball). The Blue Jays have 522 assists, 29 errors and have notched a total of 1,618 putouts this year.
During his MLB career, Gausman has allowed 1,238 hits while he has earned 1,238 punch outs in 1,248 innings pitched. He has conceded 547 ER's while earning a WHIP of 1.277 and having a FIP of 3.8. His K/BB ratio is 3.48 and he has faced 5,258 opposing batters so far in his pro baseball career. Gausman (69-77 win-loss mark in his career) holds a 3.94 earned run average and has given up 8.9 hits per nine innings.
Who will win tonight's MLB game against the spread or moneyline?
Tony Sink's Pick: Take Baltimore (+215)
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