Baltimore Orioles vs Toronto Blue Jays Prediction, 9/16/2022 MLB Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Baltimore Orioles vs Toronto Blue Jays
Date: Friday, September 16, 2022
Location: Rogers Centre in Toronto, ON
The Toronto Blue Jays (81-62) will try to beat the Baltimore Orioles (75-67) at Rogers Centre on Friday. The expected starting pitchers will be Jordan Lyles and Tom Hatch.
Baltimore owns a slugging percentage of .390 and have been called out on strikes 1,223 times, while drawing a walk on 407 occasions. They have earned 561 RBI's as well as 1,123 base knocks this year, and their batting average is .236. The Orioles have accumulated 249 doubles as a squad and have hit 149 baseballs out of the stadium. They have notched a total of 593 runs scored while having a team on-base percentage of .304. As a squad, the Baltimore Orioles are putting up 4.2 runs per contest, which is 21st in baseball.
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Orioles pitchers have allowed 151 long balls and 587 total runs (10th in the league). They have walked 381 hitters and their FIP sits at 4.02 as a unit so far this season. Their strikeout to walk ratio is 2.79 and their pitching staff sits with a WHIP of 1.28. The Orioles have compiled a team ERA of 3.88 on the campaign (14th in baseball), and their staff has rung up 1,062 hitters.
The Orioles relief pitchers have a save rate of 78.8% and has come into the game in 132 save situations. The relief pitchers have inherited 274 base runners so far this year with 28.8% of them crossed the plate. Orioles relief pitchers have entered the game with runners on 192 times as well as having 162 appearances in high leverage situations. The Orioles have sent 480 relief pitchers to the mound for the year. The relief pitchers have recorded 77 holds over the course of the season (13th in MLB). They have 41 saves on the season and have blown 11 of 52 save opportunities.
The Baltimore Orioles have earned a total of 3,722 putouts at this point in the season, as well as 1,315 assists and 81 errors. Their fielding percentage is currently at .984 which has them sitting 21st in professional baseball, and they have twisted 132 double plays. The Orioles have transformed 68.9% of balls in play into outs out of their 11,166 innings on the diamond, which has them sitting at 23rd in the majors.
Lyles (64-89 mark in his career) sits with a FIP of 4.68 and he has faced 5,733 opposing batters during his time in the majors. He has surrendered 1,431 base hits (9.9 hits per 9 innings) with 443 walks. His earned run average is 5.14 (744 ER's allowed) and he has a WHIP of 1.438. Lyles has taken the hill for 1,303 innings and is sitting with 1,002 strikeouts in his MLB career.
The Toronto Blue Jays hold a team OBP of .327 in addition to a team batting average of .262 on the year. They have been called out on strikes on 1,090 instances (25th in the league) and have a total of 1,282 base hits. Toronto has hit 172 HRs this year to go along with 655 runs batted in. The Blue Jays have a slugging percentage of .427 and they have an average of 4.69 runs per outing (6th in the league). They have 278 doubles, while getting a free base 439 times and notching 670 runs.
The Blue Jays hold a team WHIP of 1.226 in addition to having a FIP of 3.88 as a squad on the campaign. They come in at 20th in the league as a pitching staff in total hits given up with 1,197. The Toronto pitching staff have given up 595 runs on the year while having a team ERA of 3.84 (543 earned runs yielded). Their strikeout to walk ratio comes in at 3.37 (1,230 strikeouts vs 365 free passes). They have conceded 165 home runs and they surrender 4.20 runs per 9 innings (11th in the league).
With 146 save situations, the Blue Jays have earned 81 holds and 21 blown saves. Toronto has called on relievers to step onto the hill in 62 save chances and they have earned 41 saves. Their relievers have come in 168 times in high leverage situations in addition to 145 occasions with runners on. Toronto bullpen pitchers have an inherited score percentage of 23.4% out of their 222 inherited runners. They are ranked 14th in MLB with a save percentage of 66.1%, and they have dispatched 515 relievers onto the diamond this year.
Out of their 11,142 innings on the field, the Blue Jays hold a efficiency on defense of 69.1% (18th in the majors). The Toronto Blue Jays have turned 106 double plays and own a fielding percentage of .986 (14th in professional baseball). The Blue Jays have 1,153 assists, 69 errors and have a tally of 3,714 putouts so far this season.
In his career, Hatch has given up 41 hits while he has earned 35 K's in 40 innings pitched. He has surrendered a total of 25 earned runs while earning a WHIP of 1.537 and a FIP of 5.6. His K/BB ratio is 1.67 and he has faced 180 hitters during his MLB career. Hatch (3-3 mark in his career) has a 5.58 ERA and has allowed 9.1 hits per nine innings.
Who will win tonight's MLB game against the spread or moneyline?
Tony Sink's Pick: Take Baltimore
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