Baltimore Orioles vs Toronto Blue Jays Prediction, 9/17/2022 MLB Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Baltimore Orioles vs Toronto Blue Jays
Date: Saturday, September 17, 2022
Location: Rogers Centre in Toronto, ON
Odds/Point Spread: Baltimore (+145) Toronto (-170)
Rogers Centre is where the Toronto Blue Jays (81-63) will compete against the Baltimore Orioles (75-67) on Saturday. The odds on this game have the Orioles at +145 and the Blue Jays are at -170. The total has been set at 8. The pitchers taking the mound will be Kyle Bradish and Jose Berrios.
Baltimore has a slugging rate of .390 and have been rung up 1,223 times, while taking a walk on 407 occasions. They have compiled 561 runs batted in in addition to 1,123 hits on the year, while their team batting average comes in at .236. The Orioles have hit 249 doubles as a team and have hit 149 baseballs out of the park. They have accounted for 593 runs scored while holding a team on-base percentage of .304. As a squad, the Baltimore Orioles are scoring 4.2 runs per game, which has them at 21st in the league.
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Orioles pitchers have conceded 151 home runs and also 587 runs in total (10th in baseball). They have walked 381 hitters and their FIP comes in at 4.02 as a unit over the course of the season. They have earned a K/BB ratio of 2.79 and their pitching staff has a team WHIP of 1.28. The Orioles are sitting with a team earned run average of 3.88 on the year (13th in MLB), and the staff has rung up 1,062 hitters.
Orioles relief pitchers have entered the contest with players on base 192 times as well as having 162 appearances in high leverage situations. The relief pitchers have notched 77 holds on the season (13th in MLB). The Orioles bullpen have recorded a save percentage of 78.8% and has entered the game in 132 save situations. They have accumulated 41 saves so far this year and have missed out on 11 out of their 52 chances to get a save. The relievers have inherited 274 base runners so far this year with 28.8% of them crossed home plate. The Orioles have sent 480 relief pitchers to the hill for the season.
The Orioles have converted 69.0% of balls hit into play into outs out of their 11,328 innings on the diamond, ranking them 22nd in pro baseball. The Baltimore Orioles are sitting with 3,776 putouts on the campaign, as well as 1,337 assists and 83 errors. Their fielding percentage is currently at .984 which has them ranked 21st in baseball, and they have turned 132 double plays.
Bradish has taken the mound for 97 frames and has accumulated 90 punch outs thus far in his career. His ERA is 5.01 (54 ER's allowed) and he has a career WHIP of 1.443. He has given up 104 base hits (9.6 hits per 9 innings) with 36 free passes. Bradish (3-6 career record) has a FIP of 4.70 and he has gone up against 418 hitters in the majors.
The Toronto Blue Jays have a team OBP of .326 in addition to a team batting average of .261 this season. They have been called out on strikes on 1,098 occasions (25th in baseball) and have totaled 1,288 base knocks. Toronto is sitting with 172 HRs this season to go along with 655 RBIs. The Blue Jays hold a team slugging percentage of .426 and they score 4.65 runs per game (7th in baseball). They have recorded 279 doubles, while walking 440 times as well as racking up 670 runs.
The Blue Jays hold a team WHIP of 1.229 in addition to having a FIP of 3.90 as a team for the year. They come in at 20th in baseball as a pitching staff in total hits given up with 1,208. The Toronto pitching staff have given up 606 runs on the campaign and come in with a team ERA of 3.89 (554 earned runs surrendered). Their K/BB ratio is 3.35 (1,237 strikeouts vs 369 walks). They have surrendered 167 HR's and they surrender 4.25 runs per 9 innings (12th in the league).
Toronto has called on bullpen pitchers to enter the contest in 62 save chances and they have walked away with 41 saves. They rank 14th in MLB with a save rate of 66.1%, and they have dispatched 518 relievers to the mound so far this season. Their bullpen pitchers have taken the field 168 times in high leverage situations and on 146 occasions with runners on. Toronto relievers have an inherited score rate of 24.1% out of their 224 inherited runners. With 146 save situations, the Blue Jays have 81 holds and also 21 blown saves.
Out of their 11,547 innings played, the Blue Jays have a defensive efficiency of 69.3% (16th in MLB). The Toronto Blue Jays have turned 109 double plays and have a fielding percentage of .986 (12th in baseball). The Blue Jays have recorded 1,199 assists, 70 errors and are sitting with 3,849 putouts this year.
So far in his career, Berrios has allowed 947 base hits and he has 990 strikeouts in 1,004 innings. He has allowed a total of 468 earned runs while earning a WHIP of 1.245 and being the owner of a FIP of 4.1. He has a K/BB ratio of 3.27 and he has faced 4,249 batters so far in his pro baseball career. Berrios (70-52 career win-loss mark) has earned a 4.19 ERA while allowing 8.5 hits per 9 innings.
Who will win tonight's MLB game against the spread or moneyline?
Tony Sink's Pick: Take Baltimore (+145)
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