Minnesota Twins vs Toronto Blue Jays Prediction, 6/10/2023 MLB Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Minnesota Twins vs Toronto Blue Jays
Date: Saturday, June 10, 2023
Location: Rogers Centre in Toronto, ON
The Toronto Blue Jays (36-28) are welcoming the Minnesota Twins (31-32) at Rogers Centre on Saturday. The pitchers who are expected to start will be Joe Ryan and Kevin Gausman.
As a team, the Minnesota Twins are notching 4.3 runs per game, which puts them at 18th in the league. They have tallied 268 runs and hold an OBP of .312. The Twins have accounted for 98 doubles as a squad and have hit 78 balls out of the stadium. They have 255 RBI's as well as 478 base knocks for the year, and their batting average is sitting at .229. Minnesota is slugging .395 and have been called out on strikes 634 times, while being walked on 220 occasions.
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The Twins have a team ERA of 3.46 so far this year (2nd in MLB), and they have struck out 590 hitters. Twins pitchers have relinquished 61 long balls and 231 runs (2nd in the league). They have walked 182 opposing players and their FIP is 3.66 as a unit this season. Minnesota has allowed 467 base knocks (7.6 per 9 innings) as well as 214 earned runs. They have earned a strikeout to walk ratio of 3.24 and the pitching staff sits with a WHIP of 1.17.
The Twins relievers have a save percentage of 52.0% and has come into the game in 56 save situations. The relief pitchers have inherited 67 base runners this year with 26.9% of those players ended up crossing the plate. Twins bullpen pitchers have entered the contest with runners on base 49 times in addition to having 66 appearances in high leverage situations. The Twins have sent 183 relievers to the mound on the campaign. The relievers have racked up 31 holds this year (18th in the league). They have earned 13 saves so far this year and have missed out on 12 out of their 25 save opportunities.
The Minnesota Twins have 1,668 putouts over the course of the season, as well as 484 assists and 35 errors. Their fielding percentage sits at .984 which ranks 23rd in MLB, and have a total of 42 double plays. The Twins have converted 70.4% of balls in play into outs out of their 5,004 innings, ranking them 6th in MLB.
Ryan has taken the mound for 245 innings and has earned 261 K's during his career. Ryan (22-12 mark in his career) holds a FIP of 3.57 while he has gone up against 987 opposing batters in the major leagues. His earned run average is 3.38 (92 ER's allowed) and he has a WHIP of 1.023. He has surrendered 185 hits (6.8 hits per nine innings) and has 66 walks.
The Toronto Blue Jays are sitting with a team OBP of .333 in addition to a batting average of .264 on the year. They have been called out on strikes on 487 occasions (26th in baseball) and have earned 577 base hits. Toronto is sitting with 75 home runs for the season to go along with 275 RBIs. The Blue Jays have a slugging percentage of .426 and they tally 4.63 runs per outing (11th in MLB). They have notched 113 doubles, while taking a walk 211 times and putting up 292 runs.
The Blue Jays are sitting with a team WHIP of 1.254 and have a FIP of 4.34 as a team this season. They have earned a strikeout to walk ratio of 9.60 (594 strikeouts vs 204 bases on balls). They rank 10th in MLB as a pitching staff in total hits conceded with 497. They have allowed 84 homers and they concede 4.23 runs per 9 innings (9th in the league). The Toronto pitching staff have surrendered 263 runs so far this season while holding an ERA of 3.83 (238 earned runs given up).
With 60 save situations, the Blue Jays have compiled 35 holds and also 6 blown saves. Toronto has had relievers enter the contest in 25 save chances and they have walked away with 19 saves. Their bullpen pitchers have stepped onto the mound 62 times in high leverage situations and on 65 occasions with runners on. Toronto bullpen pitchers have an inherited score rate of 21.3% of 94 inherited runners. They are ranked 3rd in baseball holding a save percentage of 76.0%, and they have sent 206 relief pitchers onto the field for the season.
The Toronto Blue Jays have turned 47 double plays and have notched a fielding percentage of .986 (17th in baseball). The Blue Jays have racked up 500 assists, 32 errors and have a tally of 1,679 putouts this year. In 5,037 innings played, the Blue Jays have a defensive efficiency of 70.1% (8th in MLB).
In his pro baseball career, Gausman has conceded 1,422 base knocks and he has 1,479 punch outs in 1,434 innings. Gausman (81-85 career record) has earned a 3.86 ERA while giving up 8.9 hits per 9 innings. He has surrendered 615 earned runs while holding a WHIP of 1.265 and having a FIP of 3.6. His strikeout to walk ratio is 3.77 and he has gone up against 6,021 opposing batters so far in his career.
Who will win tonight's MLB game against the spread or moneyline?
Parlay's Pundit's Pick: Take Toronto
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