Blue Jays vs. Orioles - 6/19/15 MLB Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Baltimore Orioles (34-32) at Toronto Blue Jays (35-32)
MLB Baseball: Friday, June 19, 2015 at 7:07 pm (Rogers Centre)
M Wright (2-2) (4.13) vs. M Estrada (4-3) (4.24)
The Line: Toronto Blue Jays -144 / Baltimore Orioles +134 --- Over/Under: 9.5 See the Latest Odds
TV: MASN, RSN
The Baltimore Orioles and Toronto Blue Jays begin a three-game series Friday night.
The Baltimore Orioles look to stay hot after winning six of their last eight games. The Orioles have scored 26 runs in their last three games and four or more runs in seven of their last nine games. The Orioles have won nine straight games when scoring more than three runs. Manny Machado leads Baltimore with 73 hits and 34 RBI while Adam Jones and Chris Davis have combined for 71 RBI. The Baltimore Orioles have split their last eight road games. Mike Wright gets the nod, and he’s 2-2 with a 4.13 ERA and 18 strikeouts this season. This will be Wright’s first career game against the Blue Jays.
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The Toronto Blue Jays look to remain on fire after winning 13 of their last 15 games. The Blue Jays have scored 17 runs in their last three games and four or more runs in 13 of their last 15 games. The Blue Jays have won 13 straight games when scoring more than three runs. Josh Donaldson leads Toronto with 83 hits and 46 RBI while Russell Martin and Edwin Encarnacion have combined for 73 RBI. The Toronto Blue Jays have won eight straight home games. Marco Estrada takes the hill, and he’s 4-3 with a 4.24 ERA and 47 strikeouts this season. Estrada is 0-1 with a 5.14 ERA and seven strikeouts in his career against the Orioles.
The Orioles are 4-0 in their last 4 during game 1 of a series and 4-13 in their last 17 games as a road underdog. The Blue Jays are 5-2 in their last 7 during game 1 of a series and 7-0 in their last 7 games as a favorite. The Orioles are 18-47 in the last 65 meetings in Toronto and 2-5 in the last 7 meetings overall.
Another day, same result. Hard to pick against the Blue Jays when all they do is keep winning. So, until they start to come back down to reality, Toronto has to be the pick.