Toronto Blue Jays vs. Chicago White Sox - 5/25/15 MLB Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Chicago White Sox (19-22) at Toronto Blue Jays (21-26)
MLB Baseball: Monday, May 25, 2015 at 7:07 pm (Rogers Centre)
H Noesi (0-3) (5.60) vs. D Hutchison (3-1) (6.06)
The Line: Toronto Blue Jays -151 / Chicago White Sox +141 --- Over/Under: 9 See the Latest Odds
The Toronto Blue jays and the Chicago White Sox face off on Monday at the Rogers Centre for game one of their MLB series.
The Toronto Blue Jays are in last place in the AL East but they are within striking distance of the leaders. The Blue Jays are 3-7 in their last 10 games, 12-11 at home, and they are 4.5 games back in the American League East. As a team the Blue Jays are hitting .255 with Josh Donaldson hitting .294, Russell Martin hitting .277, and Devon Travis hitting .271. As a team the Blue Jays pitching staff has an ERA of 4.61 with the starters at 5.09 and the bullpen at 3.68. For game one against the White Sox the Blue Jays start Drew Hutchison who has allowed 56 hits and 33 earned runs while striking out 43 over 49 innings for a 3-1 record and a 6.06 ERA.
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The Chicago White Sox are in last place in the AL Central and they come into this one as losers of their last two games. The White Sox are 5-5 in their last 10 games, 7-12 on the road, and they are 8.0 games behind the Royals in the division standings. As a team the White Sox are hitting .250 with Avisail Garcia hitting .322, Jose Abreu hitting .282, and Alexei Ramirez hitting .252. The White Sox pitching staff has an ERA of 4.18 with the starters at 4.53 and the bullpen at 3.47. For game one at Toronto the White Sox start Hector Noesi who has allowed 18 hits and 11 runs while striking out 16 over 17.2 innings for a 0-3 record and a 5.60 ERA.
Toronto is 8-3 in their last 11 games as a favorite, 4-9 in their last 13 games, and 5-2 in Hutchison’s last seven home starts. Chicago is 5-0 in their last five road games, 4-1 in their last five games as an underdog, and 0-7 in Noesi’s last seven starts. Chicago is 8-3 in their last 11 games in Toronto.
If you are headed to this one you will want to bring a glove as there should be plenty of offense and while it is a lean at best the pick here is the Jays,