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    Teoscar Hernandez has 98 hits this season, and will try to collect his 100th when his Toronto Blue Jays (68-57) square off against the Los Angeles Angels (54-73) on Sunday at 1:37 PM ET. The Blue Jays are favored (-254) over the Angels (+209). Toronto’s Ross Stripling gets the start against Los Angeles’ Tucker Davidson.

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    Game Info, Betting Lines for Blue Jays vs. Angels

    • Game Day: Sunday, August 28, 2022
    • Game Time: 1:37 PM ET
    • Location: Toronto, Ontario
    • Stadium: Rogers Centre
    Blue Jays vs Angels Betting Information
    Favorite Favorite Moneyline Total
    Blue Jays -254 9

    Blue Jays Stats & Trends

    Blue Jays Batting

    • The Blue Jays are eighth in MLB action with 152 home runs. They average 1.2 per game.
    • The Blue Jays have the third-best batting average in the league (.261).
    • The Blue Jays rank fifth in baseball with an on-base percentage of .324.
    • The Blue Jays strike out 7.8 times per game, the fifth-best average in the league.
    • The Blue Jays have hit 78 homers at home this season (1.2 per game).
    • The Blue Jays have a .435 slugging percentage and are averaging 3.2 extra-base hits per game at home.
    • The club is batting .261 with 540 hits (8.6 per game) at home this season.

    Blue Jays Key Batters

    • Vladimir Guerrero Jr. leads Toronto with 137 hits and a team-best slugging percentage of .501.
    • Among qualified hitters in baseball, Guerrero ranks 31st in batting average, 36th in on-base percentage, and 15th in slugging.
    • Guerrero will look for his sixth straight game with a hit in this matchup. During his last five outings he is hitting .304 with three doubles, two walks and three RBI.
    • George Springer is hitting .275 with 17 doubles, three triples, 18 home runs and 40 walks.
    • Springer ranks 39th in batting average, 35th in on-base percentage and 24th in slugging among qualified hitters.
    • Springer takes an 11-game streak with at least one hit into this matchup. In his last 10 games he is batting .500 with three doubles, a triple, four walks and seven RBI.
    • Alejandro Kirk has 110 hits this season and a team-best OBP of .383.
    • Bo Bichette has been key for Toronto with 131 hits, an OBP of .300 plus a slugging percentage of .422.

    Angels Stats & Trends

    Angels Batting

    • The Angels have hit 141 homers this season, which ranks 13th in the league.
    • The Angels have a team batting average of just .227 this season, which ranks 28th among MLB teams.
    • The Angels have an on-base percentage of .295 this season, which ranks 27th in the league.
    • The Angels are one of the least disciplined teams at the plate this season, ranking last with an average of 9.7 strikeouts per game.
    • In 65 games on the road this season, they’ve hit 65 homers, an average of 1 per contest.
    • In 65 road games this season, they’re slugging .352 with 157 hits going for extra bases.
    • In 65 road games this season, they have a batting average of .216 while averaging 7.3 base hits per contest.

    Angels Key Batters

    • Shohei Ohtani has a team-high OBP (.354) and slugging percentage (.508), while leading the Angels in hits (118).
    • Including all the qualifying hitters in the big leagues, Ohtani ranks 65th in batting average, 31st in on-base percentage and 12th in slugging percentage.
    • Mike Trout has 17 doubles, two triples, 27 home runs and 41 walks while hitting .268.
    • Luis Rengifo is hitting .266 with 19 doubles, three triples, nine home runs and 13 walks.
    • David Fletcher is hitting .290 with seven doubles, a triple, two home runs and seven walks.

    Blue Jays vs. Angels Probable Pitchers

    Stripling Davidson
    17 GS 6
    6-3 W-L 2-4
    2.84 ERA 6.23
    95.0 IP 30.1
    16 BB 22
    80 SO 16

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