Giants vs. Blue Jays - 5/11/16 MLB Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Toronto Blue Jays (18-17) at San Francisco Giants (17-18)
MLB Baseball: Wednesday, May 11, 2016 at 3:45 pm (AT&T Park)
M Stroman (4-0) (3.60) vs. M Bumgarner (4-2) (3.14)
The Line: San Francisco Giants -123 / Toronto Blue Jays +114 --- Over/Under: 7 See the Latest Odds
The Toronto Blue Jays look to sweep the San Francisco Giants Wednesday afternoon.
The Toronto Blue Jays look to keep rolling after winning six of their last eight games. The Blue Jays have allowed five runs in their last three games and three or less runs in eight of their last 10 games. The Toronto Blue Jays have an ERA of 3.40 and have won six straight games when allowing three or less runs. Offensively, Kevin Pillar leads Toronto with 37 hits, Josh Donaldson has 21 RBI and Edwin Encarnacion has six home runs. Marcus Stroman gets the ball, and he’s 4-0 with a 3.60 ERA and 36 strikeouts this season. This will be Stroman’s first career game against the Giants.
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The San Francisco Giants could use a win after losing five of their last seven games. The Giants have scored just one run in their last three games and two or less runs in four straight games. The San Francisco Giants offense is nonexistent right now and has lost four of their last six games when scoring three or less runs. Hunter Pence leads San Francisco with 36 hits, Brandon Belt has 21 RBI and Buster Posey has four home runs. Madison Bumgarner takes the hill, and he’s 4-2 with a 2.93 ERA and 55 strikeouts this season. This will be Bumgarner’s first career game against the Blue Jays.
The Blue Jays are 30-14 in their last 44 during game 3 of a series and 19-7 in Stromans last 26 starts. The Giants are 3-8 in their last 11 during game 3 of a series and 6-2 in Bumgarners last 8 Wednesday starts. The Blue Jays are 4-1 in the last 5 meetings.
The Blue Jays do nothing but put runs on the board, and the Giants have been shutout twice in their last two games. Uh, I'll side with Toronto and the plus money.