Seattle Mariners vs Toronto Blue Jays Matchup Preview - October 8th, 2022
Seattle Mariners Insights
Robbie Ray's fastball velocity has decreased 1.8 mph this year (92.4 mph) below where it was last year (94.2 mph).
Cal Raleigh is an extreme flyball hitter and matches up with the weak outfield defense of Toronto (#3-worst of all teams on the slate).
The Seattle Mariners bullpen profiles as the 2nd-best in Major League Baseball, per The Sharp Model.
Toronto Blue Jays Insights
Kevin Gausman has been given more leash than the average pitcher this year, throwing 5.1 more adjusted pitches-per-game than average.
Whit Merrifield has primarily hit in the top-half of the batting order this year (71% of the time), but he is projected to hit 8th in the batting order in this game.
Bo Bichette has a 97th percentile opposite-field rate on his flyballs (40.2%) and will be challenged by MLB's 8th-deepest RF fences today.
The Toronto Blue Jays have hit the Team Total Under in 28 of their last 42 games at home (+11.90 Units / 25% ROI)
The Seattle Mariners have hit the Moneyline in 73 of their last 118 games (+14.25 Units / 9% ROI)
Bo Bichette has hit the Runs Under in 26 of his last 36 games at home (+11.75 Units / 22% ROI)