Chris Tillman (1-0, 1.35 ERA) and Drew Hutchison (1-0, 1.50 ERA) are on the hill in the last of a three-game series between the Baltimore Orioles (3-2) and the Toronto Blue Jays (3-2) at Camden Yards. The Orioles won the last game 7-1 and the series is currently tied 1-1. Action begins at 1:35 p.m. ET on Sunday, Apr. 12 and can be seen on RSN and MASN.
Tillman is 4-6 with a 4.12 ERA, 1.20 WHIP, and 66 strikeouts against the Blue Jays. Alejandro De Aza (.333 ) had a good game yesterday, going 2 for 5 with two runs, one home run, and one RBI. Against the Orioles, Hutchison is 4-1 with a 2.29 ERA, 0.92 WHIP, and 55 strikeouts. Edwin Encarnacion (.300 ) went 1 for 4 yesterday with one RBI.
Baltimore is a -127 favorite against Toronto and the Over/Under (O/U) for this game is sitting at eight runs. The Orioles have an overall money line of -6 and a record as the favorite of 1-1. The Orioles are one of the best in the MLB in terms of extra base hits with 16.
In games where it is the underdog, Toronto has a 2-1 record and an overall money line of +224. They have been playing solid baseball as the underdog with a 2-1 record against AL East foes, and a 3-1 record SU. Offensively, they average 6.8 runs per game, which is good for second in the AL. The Blue Jays are tough outs for opponents, ranking fourth in the AL with 9.5 hits per game.
Predictions: SU Winner - TOR, O/U - Over
The Orioles and the Blue Jays both have a 3-2 record against the division.
The Orioles are coming into this game after allowing one walk during their last outing. The Blue Jays have a 1-1 record when opponents give up that many walks or fewer.
When outhit, both the Orioles and the Blue Jays have records of 0-2.
Baltimore ranks at the top of the league when it comes to home runs with nine this season. Toronto ranks in the bottom half at 16th with three.
Ranking seventh, Baltimore is in the top 10 of the league in hits, notching 7.50 per game. Toronto ranks in the top five at fourth with 9.50.
Ranking 13th, Toronto is in the top half of the league for its on-base plus slugging percentage (.644). Baltimore ranks in the top 10 at sixth with an OPS of .786.
The Blue Jays are 3-1 in games where they allow one or more home runs. The Orioles are 2-0 when they allow at least one homer.