Baltimore Orioles vs Toronto Blue Jays Game 2 Prediction, Pick and Preview, September 5 (9/5): MLB
- Lm Tipster
- Sep 5, 2022, 3:31:50 AM
|Time||4:35 p.m. EST|
|Orioles money line||+113|
|Orioles run line||+1.5 (-140)|
|Blue Jays money line||-135|
|Blue Jays run line||-1.5 (+120)|
|Over / under||8.5|
|Baltimore Orioles||Toronto Blue Jays|
|Home / road record||39-25||35-30|
|Last 10 record||7-3||6-4|
|Over / under record||58-70-5||66-63-3|
|Runs / game||4.23||4.66|
|Runs allowed / game||4.03||4.21|
The Toronto Blue Jays and the Baltimore Orioles will play the 2nd game series at the Oriole Park at Camden Yards on Monday. The Blue Jays swept the Pirates in the weekend series and the Orioles beat the Athletics 2 of 3 times. These teams have faced 9 times so far this season and the Orioles have the lead 6-3.
The Orioles get here with a 71-62 record and have won 4 of their last 5 games. The team is averaging 4.23 runs per game. They're batting for .236 AVG, 559 runs scored in 1049 hits and 142 home runs, ranking #20 in offense in the league behind the Cincinnati Reds. Anthony Santander leads the team with 25 home runs, 75 RBI and Cedric Mullins is batting for an average of .264.
Defensively they are allowing 4.03 runs per game and rank #10 in the league. Jordan Lyles leads the pitching staff with a 4.25 ERA, 123 strikeouts and 10 wins recorded.
Mike Baumann (1-2, 4.50 ERA) will be on the mound for the Orioles in the 2nd game of the series. The move comes as teams around the league are required to drop the number of pitchers on their active rosters to 13. Baumann's latest MLB stint lasted four days. He threw a scoreless innings of relief Sunday against the Rays in his lone appearance, dropping his ERA on the season to 4.50.
Toronto Blue Jays
The Blue Jays get here with a 73-59 record and have won 5 of their last 6 games. The team is averaging 4.66 runs per game and they're batting for .259 AVG, have 608 runs scored in 1161 hits and 159 home runs, ranking #7 in offense in the league behind the Philadelphia Phillies. Vladimir Guerrero Jr leads the team with .285 ERA, 80 RBI and 27 home runs. Alejandro Kirk is batting for .302 AVG.
Defensively as they are allowing 4.21 runs per game and rank #15 in the league. All-Star Alek Manoah leads the team with a 2.48 ERA and 153 strikeouts recording 13 wins for the Jays.
Jose Berrios (9-5, 5.32 ERA) will be on the mound for the Blue Jays in the 2nd game of the series. Berrios did not factor into the decision in Wednesday's 3-2 extra-inning victory against the Red Sox. He allowed two runs on five hits and one walk over six innings with six strikeouts. He is 6-0 with an ERA of 3.05 and 57 strikeouts in 9 appearances versus the Orioles in his career.
Toronto are 1-5 SU in their last 6 games against Baltimore.
Toronto are 6-0 SU in their last 6 games on the road.
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Toronto's last 5 games when playing on the road against Baltimore.
The total has gone UNDER in 10 of Baltimore's last 11 games.
Baltimore are 4-1 SU in their last 5 games.
The total has gone OVER in 9 of Baltimore's last 11 games against Toronto.
The Orioles have been playing great at home with a 39-25 record and 44-20 ATS. For this game they'll send Mike Baumann to the mound who will make his first start of the season as he has been working from the bullpen. The Blue Jays will send Jose Berrios who has been up and down this season and allowed 3 runs in 7 innings the last time he faced the Orioles. The Blue Jays have the better pitcher on the mound so they must take advantage of it. Go with the Blue Jays to take this game.
PICK: Blue Jays ML (-135)
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