Braves vs. Blue Jays - 9/16/15 MLB Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Toronto Blue Jays (82-61) at Atlanta Braves (56-88)
MLB Baseball: Wednesday, September 16, 2015 at 7:10 pm (Turner Field)
D Hutchison (13-4) (5.33) vs. S Miller (5-14) (2.91)
The Line: Atlanta Braves +245 / Toronto Blue Jays -270 --- Over/Under: 7.5 See the Latest Odds
The Toronto Blue Jays and Atlanta Braves play game two Wednesday night.
The Toronto Blue Jays look for a win after splitting their last eight games. The Blue Jays have scored 12 runs in their last three games and four or more runs in eight of their last 10 games. The Blue Jays have won eight of their last 10 when scoring more than three runs. Josh Donaldson leads Toronto with 169 hits and 119 RBI while Edwin Encarnacion and Jose Bautista have combined for 200 RBI. The Toronto Blue Jays have split their last 10 road games. David Price gets the nod, and he’s 15-5 with a 2.46 ERA and 203 strikeouts this season. Price is 1-1 with a 2.25 ERA and 14 strikeouts in his career against the Braves.
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The Atlanta Braves need a win after losing five of their last seven games. The Braves have scored 14 runs in their last three games and four or more runs in five of their last 10 games. The Braves have lost five of their last seven when scoring more than three runs. Nick Markakis leads Atlanta with 166 hits and 49 RBI while Andrelton Simmons and Cameron Maybin have combined for 92 RBI. The Atlanta Braves have lost 10 of their last 11 home games. Shelby Miller takes the hill, and he’s 5-14 with a 2.86 ERA and 156 strikeouts this season. Miller is 2-0 with a 1.20 ERA and 11 strikeouts in his career against the Blue Jays.
The Blue Jays are 13-3 in their last 16 during game 2 of a series and 9-4 in their last 13 interleague games. The Braves are 7-19 in their last 26 during game 2 of a series and 1-8 in their last 9 Wednesday games. The Blue Jays are 4-12 in the last 16 meetings.
David Price on the hill against the slumping Braves who haven't won two straight games since the beginning of August? Uh, I'm going with the Blue Jays.