Baltimore Orioles vs Toronto Blue Jays Prediction, 8/16/2022 MLB Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Baltimore Orioles vs Toronto Blue Jays
Date: Tuesday, August 16, 2022
Location: Rogers Centre in Toronto, ON
Odds/Point Spread: Baltimore (+195) Toronto (-230)
The Toronto Blue Jays (61-52) will play the Baltimore Orioles (59-55) at Rogers Centre on Tuesday. The odds on this game have the Orioles at +195 and the Blue Jays are sitting at -230. The total has been set at 9.5. The starting pitchers are Dean Kremer and Alek Manoah.
The Orioles have tallied 209 two-baggers as a squad and have knocked 117 baseballs out of the stadium. Baltimore has a slugging % of .392 and have been rung up 987 times, while drawing a walk on 321 occasions. As a squad, the Baltimore Orioles are knocking in 4.2 runs per game, which ranks them 19th in the league. They have recorded 455 runs batted in and 916 base knocks so far this season, while their batting average is sitting at .238. They have accumulated 483 runs while holding a team on-base percentage of .306.
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Orioles pitchers have surrendered 126 long balls and 478 runs in total (14th in baseball). They have walked 312 opposing hitters and their FIP is 4.07 as a unit for the year. They have a strikeout to walk ratio of 2.81 and the pitching staff has a collective WHIP of 1.29. The Orioles are sitting with a team ERA of 3.93 this season (16th in the league), and the staff has struck out 877 hitters.
The Orioles have dispatched 392 relievers to the mound this season. The bullpen pitchers have inherited 213 base runners this year and 29.6% of them ended up crossing the plate. They have recorded 32 saves for the year and have missed out on 10 of 42 chances to save the game. The Orioles bullpen have a save percentage of 76.2% and has stepped onto the mound in 106 save situations. The relievers have accumulated 62 holds for the season (14th in baseball). Orioles relief pitchers have stepped onto the hill with runners on 152 times as well as having 137 appearances in high leverage situations.
The Baltimore Orioles have a tally of 3,023 putouts for the season, in addition to 1,054 assists and 68 errors. Their fielding percentage is holding at .984 which puts them in 20th in professional baseball, and have 100 double plays. The Orioles have turned 68.9% of balls hit into play into outs in their 9,069 innings, which has them sitting 22nd in MLB.
Kremer (5-12 win-loss record in his career) is the owner of a FIP of 4.87 and he has faced 593 opposing hitters during his time in the majors. He has conceded 146 hits (9.7 hits per 9 innings) and has had 52 free passes. His ERA is 5.37 (81 ER's allowed) and he has a career WHIP of 1.459. Kremer has taken the ball for 135 frames and is sitting with 118 K's so far in his MLB career.
Toronto has accounted for 145 HRs for the season and 520 RBIs. They have 213 two-baggers, while taking a walk 329 times and earning 533 runs. The Toronto Blue Jays have an OBP of .325 in addition to a team batting average of .263 so far this season. The Blue Jays hold a slugging % of .434 and they earn 4.72 runs per game (5th in MLB). They have been called out on strikes on 878 instances (26th in the league) and have earned 1,015 base hits.
The Blue Jays hold a team WHIP of 1.246 and have a FIP of 4.02 as a unit so far this year. They rank 19th in the league as a staff in total hits surrendered with 951. The Toronto pitching staff have surrendered 485 runs this year while having an ERA of 3.97 (442 earned runs relinquished). They have earned a strikeout to walk ratio of 3.17 (948 strikeouts vs 299 walks). They have surrendered 134 HR's and they yield 4.35 runs per 9 innings (16th in the league).
Toronto bullpen pitchers hold an inherited score percentage of 25.9% out of their 166 inherited base runners. Their bullpen pitchers have stepped onto the mound 136 times in high leverage situations and on 112 occasions with runners on base. Sitting with 116 save situations, the Blue Jays have earned 62 holds in addition to 19 blown saves. They are ranked 17th in baseball holding a save percentage of 62.7%, and they have dispatched 409 relievers to the hill this year. Toronto has had relief pitchers take the mound in 51 save chances and they have tallied 32 saves.
The Toronto Blue Jays have gotten 89 double plays and have a fielding rate of .987 (8th in pro baseball). The Blue Jays have accrued 954 assists, 52 errors and are sitting with 3,009 putouts for the year. Out of their 9,027 innings played, the Blue Jays have a defensive efficiency of 69.4% (19th in the majors).
During his pro baseball career, Manoah has given up 186 base knocks while he has totaled 251 K's in 248 innings pitched. He has allowed 79 earned runs while holding a WHIP of 1.034 and being the owner of a FIP of 3.6. His K/BB ratio is 3.54 and he has gone up against 1,012 opposing hitters so far in his MLB career. Manoah (21-7 career win-loss record) has earned a 2.86 ERA and has conceded 6.7 hits per nine innings.
Who will win tonight's MLB game against the spread or moneyline?
Tony Sink's Pick: Take Baltimore (+195)
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