Toronto Blue Jays vs Baltimore Orioles Prediction, 9/5/2022 MLB Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Toronto Blue Jays vs Baltimore Orioles
Date: Monday, September 5, 2022
Location: Oriole Park at Camden Yards in Baltimore, MD
The Toronto Blue Jays (72-59) are headed to Oriole Park at Camden Yards on Monday where they will attempt to defeat the Baltimore Orioles (71-61). The pitchers who are expected to start are Kevin Gausman and Jordan Lyles.
As a team, the Toronto Blue Jays are compiling 4.6 runs per game, which ranks them 7th in baseball. They have earned 608 runs while holding a team OBP of .324. The Blue Jays have compiled 249 two-baggers as a unit and have smacked 159 baseballs out of the stadium. They have accumulated 595 runs batted in and 1,161 hits on the season, and their average at the plate is sitting at .259. Toronto has a slugging % of .425 and have been called out on strikes 1,006 times, while being walked on 399 occasions.
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The Blue Jays have compiled a team earned run average of 3.87 for the season (15th in MLB), and their staff has rung up 1,138 hitters. Their strikeout to walk ratio sits at 3.31 and the pitching staff holds a collective WHIP of 1.24. Blue Jays pitchers have given up 152 home runs in addition to 552 total runs (11th in baseball). Their pitching staff has walked 344 opposing hitters and their FIP sits at 3.90 as a unit over the course of the season.
The Blue Jays relief pitchers have earned a save percentage of 64.3% and has stepped onto the mound in 132 save situations. The relief pitchers have inherited 197 runners on the campaign and 24.9% of those players earned a run for their team. Blue Jays relief pitchers have entered the contest with runners on base 131 times and also have had 155 appearances in high leverage situations. The Blue Jays have dispatched 474 relief pitchers to the mound for the season. The relievers have notched 73 holds over the course of the season (12th in the league). They have recorded 36 saves this season and have missed out on 20 of 56 chances to save the game.
The Blue Jays have turned 69.0% of baseballs in play into outs out of 10,512 innings, which has them sitting 21st in baseball. The Toronto Blue Jays have accounted for 3,504 putouts so far this season, as well as 1,105 assists and 67 errors. Their fielding rate sits at .986 which has them sitting 14th in baseball, and have earned 104 double plays.
Gausman has thrown 1,317 innings and is sitting with 1,325 punch outs so far in his career. Gausman (74-81 career win-loss record) holds a FIP of 3.70 and he has faced 5,549 batters in the major leagues. His earned run average is 3.93 (575 earned runs allowed) and his WHIP is 1.279. He has conceded 1,316 hits (9.0 hits per nine innings) with 369 walks.
The Orioles have a slugging percentage of .393 and they score 4.23 runs per contest (20th in baseball). They have recorded 233 doubles, while taking a walk 379 times as well as putting up 559 runs. Baltimore has recorded 142 home runs so far this season to go along with 530 RBIs. They have been rung up on 1,147 occasions (11th in the league) and have tallied 1,049 base hits. The Baltimore Orioles are sitting with a team on-base percentage of .305 and a team batting average of .237 this year.
The Orioles have a team WHIP of 1.268 and are the owners of a FIP of 3.98 as a pitching staff over the course of the season. They have earned a strikeout to walk ratio of 2.85 (1,000 strikeouts vs 351 bases on balls). They have a ranking of 24th in MLB as a staff in total hits relinquished with 1,130. They have surrendered 138 home runs and they allow 4.10 runs per 9 innings (10th in MLB). The Baltimore pitching staff have conceded 532 runs on the campaign while holding a team ERA of 3.76 (488 earned runs yielded).
With 122 save situations, the Orioles have tallied 70 holds and also 11 blown saves. Baltimore has had bullpen pitchers step onto the hill in 49 save opportunities and they have tallied 38 saves. Their relievers have come in 154 times in high leverage situations and also on 176 occasions with runners on base. Baltimore relief pitchers have an inherited score percentage of 28.7% out of their 251 inherited base runners. They are currently ranked 1st in baseball holding a save percentage of 77.6%, and they have sent 445 relievers onto the field on the season.
The Baltimore Orioles have turned 122 double plays and own a fielding percentage of .984 (22nd in baseball). The Orioles have recorded 1,228 assists, 78 errors and have amassed 3,506 putouts this year. In 10,518 innings played, the Orioles have earned a defensive efficiency of 69.1% (20th in professional baseball).
In his career, Lyles has conceded 1,424 base hits while tallying 1,001 K's in 1,299 innings pitched. He has given up a total of 736 ER's while earning a WHIP of 1.436 and being the owner of a FIP of 4.7. His K/BB ratio is 2.26 and he has faced 5,712 opposing hitters so far in his MLB career. Lyles (64-88 record in his career) has earned a 5.10 ERA while giving up 9.9 hits per 9 innings.
Who will win tonight's MLB game against the spread or moneyline?
Tony Sink's Pick: Take Toronto
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