Free MLB Picks Today: Miami Marlins vs Toronto Blue Jays 6/21/23

Free MLB Picks Today: Miami Marlins vs Toronto Blue Jays 6/21/23
Wed 21st June 2023

The Miami Marlins (42-32) host the Toronto Blue Jays (40-35) at loanDepot Park on Wednesday with the three-game Interleague series tied at 1-1. The Blue Jays evened up the series 1-1 after winning 2-0 on Tuesday.

Reliever Yimi Garcia threw one scoreless inning to get the win, and Jordan Romano earned his 21st save with a scoreless ninth. Santiago Espinal was 1 for 1 with a double and one run in the win. Ernie Clement added one run and one RBI on one hit. Nick Fortes went 2 for 3 with a double for the Marlins.


Kevin Gausman (6-3, 3.01 ERA) is slated to start for Toronto. The RHP leads the AL in strikeouts (121). Gausman allowed one run over six innings in his last start, a 2-1 road win over the Rangers on Friday. He was credited with the win, giving up four hits while striking out four and walking two.

RHP Sandy Alcantara (2-5, 4.75 ERA) is on the mound for Miami. It’s his first appearance of the season against the Blue Jays. In his last start on Friday, Alcantara took a no-decision on the road against the Nationals. He threw 5.1 innings and gave up five runs on 10 hits, striking out one, in the 6-5 win.


Over the last five games, Toronto has averaged only 2.6 runs a game, down from their season average of 4.4, while performing worse across the board (.215/.260/.294). Against righties like Alcantara this season, the Jays have a .753 OPS.

Brandon Belt is the team’s most potent producer against right-handers with a .852 OPS in 139 at-bats. Miami is averaging 5.2 runs per game in the last five, up from 4.1 for the season, with a stronger on-base percentage (.366 vs .321).

The Fish have a .700 OPS against right-handers in 2023. With a .967 OPS over 200 at-bats, Luis Arraez has been their best hitter against right-handers.


Toronto is 21-22 in road games in 2023, scoring 4.6 runs per game while allowing 4.8 runs. Miami has gone 22-14 in front of their home fans this season, averaging 4.0 runs per game while surrendering 4.0. In the last 10 meetings at loanDepot Park, Toronto is 6-4 despite an average scoreline favoring Miami (3.8-2.6).


The Blue Jays are fourth in the AL East, 10 games behind the division-leading Rays. The Marlins are second in the NL East, five games behind the Braves.

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Toronto Blue Jays (-135)

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