Arizona Diamondbacks vs Toronto Blue Jays Prediction, 7/16/2023 MLB Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Arizona Diamondbacks vs Toronto Blue Jays
Date: Sunday, July 16, 2023
Location: Rogers Centre in Toronto, ON
The Toronto Blue Jays (50-41) are welcoming the Arizona Diamondbacks (52-39) at Rogers Centre on Sunday. The starting pitchers will be Tommy Henry and Kevin Gausman.
The Diamondbacks have recorded 173 doubles as a unit and have knocked 105 baseballs out of the stadium. Arizona has a slugging % of .428 and have been rung up 700 times, while taking a walk on 301 occasions. As a unit, the Arizona Diamondbacks are earning 4.9 runs per game, which ranks them 8th in MLB. They have tallied 427 RBI's in addition to 794 base knocks for the season, while their team batting average is at .258. They are sitting with 449 runs scored while holding a team on-base percentage of .326.
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The Diamondbacks have a team ERA of 4.35 for the year (18th in baseball), and their staff has struck out 762 batters. Diamondbacks pitchers have surrendered 103 home runs and 422 total runs (19th in baseball). They have walked 304 opposing batters and their FIP sits at 4.26 as a team so far this year. Arizona has relinquished 765 base knocks (8.5 per 9 innings) in addition to 392 earned runs. Their strikeout to walk ratio is 2.51 and their pitching staff has earned a collective WHIP of 1.32.
Diamondbacks bullpen pitchers have stepped onto the hill with runners on 89 times and also have had 85 appearances in high leverage situations. The relief pitchers have earned 49 holds this year (13th in MLB). The Diamondbacks relief pitchers have recorded a save rate of 60.5% and has come into the game in 88 save situations. They have earned 23 saves so far this season and have not converted 15 of their 38 chances to save the game. The relief pitchers have inherited 136 base runners this season and 30.1% of those players crossed home plate. The Diamondbacks have dispatched 293 relievers to the hill so far this season.
The Arizona Diamondbacks have a total of 2,431 putouts this season, as well as 797 assists and 31 errors. Their fielding rate is holding steady at .990 which puts them in 1st in professional baseball, and they have turned 71 double plays. The Diamondbacks have turned 69.7% of balls hit into play into outs out of their 7,293 innings on the field, which ranks them 11th in MLB.
Henry has taken the ball for 121 innings and is sitting with 87 strikeouts so far in his career. His earned run average is 4.38 (59 earned runs allowed) and his WHIP is 1.368. He has conceded 116 base knocks (8.6 hits per nine innings) and has 50 free passes. Henry (8-5 career win-loss mark) holds a FIP of 5.50 while going up against 517 hitters in the majors.
The Blue Jays have a team slugging % of .415 and they average 4.51 runs per contest (16th in the league). They have put up 166 two-baggers, while walking 287 times and racking up 410 runs. Toronto has accounted for 102 home runs so far this year and 388 RBIs. They have struck out on 725 occasions (25th in the league) and have earned a total of 810 hits. The Toronto Blue Jays have tallied an on-base percentage of .326 as well as a batting average of .259 on the campaign.
The Blue Jays have a team WHIP of 1.244 and are the owners of a FIP of 4.13 as a unit so far this season. Their strikeout to walk ratio comes in at 9.60 (867 strikeouts against 265 walks). They are sitting at 14th in the league as a staff in total hits given up with 742. They have given up 117 long balls and they relinquish 4.18 runs per 9 innings (8th in MLB). The Toronto pitching staff have conceded 376 runs over the course of the season while holding an ERA of 3.85 (346 earned runs allowed).
Sitting with 90 save situations, the Blue Jays have earned 51 holds in addition to 8 blown saves. Toronto has had relievers step onto the hill in 39 save chances and they have come away with 31 saves. Their relief pitchers have stepped onto the hill 94 times in high leverage situations and also on 99 occasions with runners on base. Toronto relief pitchers hold an inherited score percentage of 20.9% out of their 139 inherited base runners. They are currently ranked 1st in the league holding a save rate of 79.5%, and they have sent 301 relievers onto the field over the course of the season.
In 7,287 innings played, the Blue Jays are sitting with a defensive efficiency of 69.0% (16th in pro baseball). The Toronto Blue Jays have turned 71 double plays and have a fielding percentage of .986 (17th in professional baseball). The Blue Jays have 708 assists, 46 errors and have a total of 2,429 putouts so far this season.
In his career, Gausman has conceded 1,454 hits while totaling 1,519 strikeouts in 1,467 innings. He has given up 630 ER's while holding a WHIP of 1.265 and having a FIP of 3.6. He has a K/BB ratio of 3.77 and he has faced 6,162 hitters in his MLB career. Gausman (83-87 record in his career) holds a 3.86 earned run average and has surrendered 8.9 hits per 9 innings.
Who will win tonight's MLB game against the spread or moneyline?
Guy Bruhn's Pick: Take Arizona
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