Toronto Blue Jays vs Texas Rangers Prediction, 9/11/2022 MLB Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Toronto Blue Jays vs Texas Rangers
Date: Sunday, September 11, 2022
Location: Globe Life Field in Arlington, TX
TV: Bally Sports Southwest
The Toronto Blue Jays (77-60) are traveling to Globe Life Field on Sunday where they will meet the Texas Rangers (59-78). The men taking the mound are Jose Berrios and Martin Perez.
As a team, the Toronto Blue Jays are notching 4.7 runs per contest, which has them at 6th in MLB. They have earned 641 runs while holding a team on-base percentage of .326. The Blue Jays have recorded 261 two-baggers as a team and have knocked 167 balls out of the park. They have compiled 626 RBI's as well as 1,227 base knocks on the season, while their batting average comes in at .261. Toronto is slugging .427 and have been rung up 1,050 times, while being walked on 418 occasions.
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The Blue Jays are sitting with a team ERA of 3.86 over the course of the season (12th in baseball), and the staff has rung up 1,184 hitters. Their K/BB ratio is 3.33 and their pitching staff sits with a WHIP of 1.23. Blue Jays pitchers have yielded 158 long balls and also 575 total runs (12th in MLB). Their pitching staff has walked 356 batters and their FIP is 3.88 as a squad so far this season.
The Blue Jays relievers have earned a save rate of 65.0% and has come into the game in 142 save situations. The relief pitchers have inherited 208 runners over the course of the season with 25.0% of those players earned a run for their team. Blue Jays pitchers have gone to the mound with runners on 137 times as well as having 166 appearances in high leverage situations. The Blue Jays have sent 494 relief pitchers to the hill on the year. The bullpen have earned 79 holds on the season (10th in the league). They have compiled 39 saves on the year and have not converted 21 of their 60 save chances.
The Toronto Blue Jays are sitting with 3,663 putouts on the year, in addition to 1,143 assists and 69 errors. Their fielding percentage is at .986 which has them ranked 14th in MLB, and have 105 double plays. The Blue Jays have turned 69.2% of balls in play into outs out of their 10,989 innings, which has them ranked 18th in the majors.
Berrios has thrown 998 innings and is sitting with 986 strikeouts thus far in his career. Berrios (70-52 win-loss record in his career) has earned a FIP of 4.07 and he has gone up against 4,222 opposing hitters during his time in the major leagues. His ERA is 4.21 (467 ER's allowed) and his WHIP is 1.245. He has allowed 941 hits (8.5 hits per 9 innings) and has 302 walks.
The Texas Rangers have an on-base percentage of .304 and a batting average of .241 on the year. They have been rung up on 1,202 instances (10th in baseball) and have tallied 1,124 hits. Texas has hit 164 home runs this year as well as 577 runs batted in. The Rangers have a team SLG% of .395 and they score 4.44 runs per outing (13th in the league). They have notched 189 doubles, while walking 398 times as well as recording 608 runs.
The Texas pitching staff have conceded 621 runs this year while holding an ERA of 4.13 (558 earned runs relinquished). They have given up 139 dingers and they surrender 4.60 runs per 9 innings (21st in baseball). The Rangers have a team WHIP of 1.337 and have a FIP of 4.12 as a team for the season. Their strikeout to walk ratio is 2.26 (1,121 strikeouts against 496 free passes). They are currently ranked 15th in the league as a pitching staff in total hits surrendered with 1,130.
Sitting with 124 save situations, the Rangers have earned 70 holds in addition to 23 blown saves. Texas has had relief pitchers step onto the mound in 54 save chances and they have converted 31 saves. Their bullpen pitchers have come in 145 times in high leverage situations and on 107 occasions with runners on base. Texas bullpen pitchers have an inherited score percentage of 31.7% of 164 inherited runners. They are currently ranked 22nd in MLB with a save percentage of 57.4%, and they have dispatched 454 bullpen pitchers to the mound on the season.
Out of their 10,944 innings played, the Rangers have earned a efficiency on defense of 69.3% (16th in professional baseball). The Texas Rangers have gotten 113 double plays and hold a fielding percentage of .983 (27th in pro baseball). The Rangers have 1,297 assists, 86 errors and have 3,648 putouts for the season.
So far in his MLB career, Perez has surrendered 1,379 hits while tallying 889 punch outs in 1,268 innings pitched. He has allowed a total of 629 earned runs while holding a WHIP of 1.446 and a FIP of 4.4. His strikeout to walk ratio is 1.95 and he has faced 5,515 hitters during his MLB career. Perez (73-75 career record) has a 4.46 ERA while giving up 9.8 hits per nine innings.
Who will win tonight's MLB game against the spread or moneyline?
Josh Schonwald's Pick: Take Toronto
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