Boston Red Sox vs Toronto Blue Jays Prediction, 6/29/2022 MLB Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Boston Red Sox vs Toronto Blue Jays
Date: Wednesday, June 29, 2022
Location: Rogers Centre in Toronto, ON
Odds/Point Spread: Boston (+130) Toronto (-150)
The Boston Red Sox (42-32) are en route to Rogers Centre on Wednesday where they will compete against the Toronto Blue Jays (41-32). The moneyline on this matchup has Boston at +130 while Toronto is at -150. The betting total is set at 8.5. The starting pitchers are Nick Pivetta and Alek Manoah.
As a squad, the Boston Red Sox are notching 4.8 runs per game, which puts them at 6th in MLB. They have tallied 353 runs scored while having a team on-base percentage of .325. The Red Sox have tallied 176 two-baggers as a team and have hit 70 balls out of the park. They have 341 RBI's and 667 base knocks on the campaign, and their team batting average sits at .261. Boston owns a slugging percentage of .417 and have struck out 582 times, while drawing a walk on 223 occasions.
Get all of our MLB Betting Picks
Red Sox pitchers have given up 81 long balls in addition to 293 total runs (6th in MLB). They have walked 211 opposing players and their FIP comes in at 3.93 as a squad this year. They have a strikeout to walk ratio of 2.98 and the pitching staff holds a collective WHIP of 1.19. The Red Sox have an earned run average of 3.59 on the campaign (6th in MLB), and their staff has rung up 628 batters.
The Red Sox relief pitchers have earned a save rate of 54.8% and has entered the game in 84 save situations. The bullpen pitchers have inherited 118 base runners for the season with 33.1% of them ended up crossing the plate. Red Sox pitchers have entered the game with opponents on base 82 times as well as having 92 appearances in high leverage situations. The Red Sox have dispatched 271 relief pitchers to the hill for the year. The relief pitchers have 53 holds for the year (2nd in the league). They have accumulated 17 saves on the season and have blown 14 of their 31 save chances.
The Boston Red Sox have a total of 1,984 putouts this season, in addition to 633 assists and 37 errors. Their fielding percentage is currently at .986 which puts them in 10th in professional baseball, and they have turned 61 double plays. The Red Sox have transformed 71.2% of balls in play into outs in their 5,952 innings on the field, which has them sitting at 8th in baseball.
Pivetta has taken the hill for 650 frames and has earned 695 K's so far in his career. His ERA is 4.90 (354 earned runs allowed) and his WHIP is 1.355. He has given up 634 hits (8.8 hits per 9 innings) and has had 247 walks. Pivetta (38-43 career record) sits with a FIP of 4.38 while facing 2,789 opposing batters in the majors.
The Toronto Blue Jays hold a team OBP of .323 in addition to a batting average of .255 for the year. They have been rung up on 587 instances (21st in MLB) and have 633 base hits. Toronto has knocked in 98 HRs so far this season as well as 337 RBIs. The Blue Jays have a team slugging % of .433 and they score 4.74 runs per contest (8th in baseball). They have hit 140 two-baggers, while walking 225 times as well as scoring 346 runs.
The Blue Jays are sitting with a team WHIP of 1.256 and are the owners of a FIP of 3.87 as a unit on the year. They rank 22nd in baseball as a pitching staff in total hits surrendered with 621. The Toronto pitching staff have yielded 318 runs so far this year while holding an ERA of 4.01 (289 earned runs yielded). They have earned a K/BB ratio of 3.16 (609 strikeouts vs 193 bases on balls). They have relinquished 79 dingers and they allow 4.42 runs per 9 innings (19th in baseball).
Toronto has had relievers enter the game in 36 save chances and they have walked away with 22 saves. They are ranked 20th in baseball holding a save rate of 61.1%, and they have sent 266 relievers onto the field for the year. Their relief pitchers have taken the field 90 times in high leverage situations and on 74 occasions with runners on base. Toronto relievers have an inherited score rate of 27.9% out of 111 inherited runners. With 82 save situations, the Blue Jays have amassed 43 holds and 14 blown saves.
The Toronto Blue Jays have turned 60 double plays and have notched a fielding percentage of .987 (7th in MLB). The Blue Jays have racked up 632 assists, 34 errors and have 1,944 putouts over the course of the season. In 5,832 innings played, the Blue Jays have accumulated a defensive efficiency of 69.0% (18th in the majors).
Thus far in his career, Manoah has conceded 143 hits while totaling 206 strikeouts in 199 innings pitched. He has allowed 60 earned runs while holding a WHIP of 1.008 and a FIP of 3.5. He has a strikeout to walk ratio of 3.55 and he has gone up against 805 hitters in his career. Manoah (18-4 career win-loss mark) has a 2.71 ERA while giving up 6.5 hits per nine innings.
Who will win tonight's MLB game against the spread or moneyline?
Guy Bruhn's Pick: Take Toronto (-150)
Get $60 worth of FREE premium member picks. No Obligation. No Salesman. No Credit Card. Fast Sign up with Instant Access Click Here
Get all of Today's Free MLB Picks
Get all of Today's Expert MLB Picks