Red Sox vs. Rockies - 5/26/16 MLB Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Colorado Rockies (21-24) at Boston Red Sox (29-17)
MLB Baseball: Thursday, May 26, 2016 at 7:10 pm (Fenway Park)
Jon Gray (1-2) (6.75) vs. C Buchholz (2-4) (5.92)
The Line: Boston Red Sox -165 / Colorado Rockies +155 --- Over/Under: 9.5 See the Latest Odds
The Boston Red Sox look to complete the sweep of the Colorado Rockies Thursday night.
The Colorado Rockies could use a win after losing six of their last seven games. The Rockies have allowed 24 runs in their last three games and four or more runs in eight of their last 14 games. The Colorado Rockies have an ERA of 4.88 and have lost 12 of their last 15 games when allowing more than three runs. Offensively, Nolan Arenado leads Colorado with 51 hits, Trevor Story has 31 RBI and Carlos Gonzalez has five home runs. Jon Gray gets the nod, and he’s 1-2 with a 6.75 ERA and 39 strikeouts this season. This will be Gray’s first career game against the Red Sox.
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The Boston Red Sox look for another win after winning five of their last six games. The Red Sox have scored 23 runs in their last three games and five or more runs in five of their last six games. The Boston Red Sox offense has been clicking all season, and they’ve won 15 of their last 17 games when scoring more than three runs. Xander Bogaerts leads Boston with 66 hits, Mookie Betts has 35 RBI and David Ortiz has 11 home runs. Clay Buchholz takes the hill, and he’s 2-4 with a 5.92 ERA and 35 strikeouts this season. This will be Buchholz’s first career game against the Rockies.
The Rockies are 15-37 in their last 52 interleague road games and 3-12 in Grays last 15 starts. The Red Sox are 17-5 in their last 22 during game 3 of a series and 3-7 in Buchholzs last 10 starts. The Rockies are 0-5 in the last 5 meetings in Boston.
The Red Sox have been on fire for over a month now, and they continue to tear the cover off the baseball. The Rockies are in one of those slumps again. Have to expect Boston to complete the sweep.