Blue Jays vs. Mariners - 5/22/15 MLB Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Seattle Mariners (18-21) at Toronto Blue Jays (18-24)
MLB Baseball: Friday, May 22, 2015 at 7:07 pm (Rogers Centre)
Felix Hernandez (6-1) (2.30) vs. M Estrada (1-2) (3.55)
The Line: Toronto Blue Jays +135 / Seattle Mariners -145 --- Over/Under: 7.5 See the Latest Odds
TV: ROOT-NW, RSN
The Seattle Mariners and Toronto Blue Jays begin a three-game series Friday night.
The Seattle Mariners look for a win after splitting their last 10 games. The Mariners have scored 12 runs in their last three games and four or more runs in four straight games. The Mariners have won five of their last seven games when scoring more than three runs. Nelson Cruz leads Seattle with 54 hits and 33 RBI while Kyle Seager and Brad Miller have combined for 35 RBI. The Seattle Mariners have lost five of their last seven road games. Felix Hernandez gets the ball, and he’s 6-1 with a 2.30 ERA and 55 strikeouts this season. Hernandez is 5-6 with a 4.80 ERA and 76 strikeouts in his career against the Blue Jays.
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The Toronto Blue Jays need a win after losing five of their last seven games. The Blue Jays have scored 13 runs in their last three games and four or more runs in five of their last eight games. The Blue Jays have split their last six games when scoring more than three runs. Josh Donaldson leads Toronto with 51 hits and 28 RBI while Edwin Encarnacion and Devon Travis have combined for 54 RBI. The Toronto Blue Jays have won five of their last eight home games. Marco Estrada takes the hill, and he’s 1-2 with a 3.55 ERA and 26 strikeouts this season. This will be Estrada’s first career game against the Mariners.
The Mariners are 2-7 in their last 9 road games and 26-9 in Hernandezs last 35 starts. The Blue Jays are 20-41 in their last 61 Friday games and 1-4 in their last 5 games as a home underdog. The Mariners are 16-37 in the last 53 meetings in Toronto.
The Blue Jays are playing like flat out garbage right now. And anytime you can get King Felix and a reasonable number, you have to take it. The M's are the play here.