White Sox vs. Blue Jays - 7/6/15 MLB Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Toronto Blue Jays (42-41) at Chicago White Sox (36-42)
MLB Baseball: Monday, July 6, 2015 at 8:10 pm (U.S. Cellular Field)
M Buehrle (9-4) (3.64) vs. C Sale (6-4) (2.87)
The Line: Chicago White Sox -155 / Toronto Blue Jays +145 --- Over/Under: 7 See the Latest Odds
TV: RSN, CSN-CHI
The Toronto Blue Jays and Chicago White Sox begin a four-game series Monday night.
The Toronto Blue Jays need a win after losing five of their last seven games. The Blue Jays have scored 19 runs in their last three games and four or more runs in four of their last eight games. The Blue Jays have won four of their last six games when scoring more than three runs. Josh Donaldson leads Toronto with 99 hits and 56 RBI while Edwin Encarnacion and Kevin Pillar have combined for 86 RBI. The Toronto Blue Jays have split their last six road games. Mark Buehrle gets the nod, and he’s 9-4 with a 3.64 ERA and 57 strikeouts this season. Buehrle is 1-1 with a 3.20 ERA and 11 strikeouts in his career against the White Sox.
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The Chicago White Sox look to stay hot after winning five of their last eight games. The White Sox have scored five runs in their last three games and four or more runs in four of their last eight games. The White Sox have split their last eight games when scoring more than three runs. Jose Abreu leads Chicago with 87 hits and 44 RBI while Melky Cabrera and Avisail Garcia have combined for 60 RBI. The Chicago White Sox have won four of their last five home games. Chris Sale takes the hill, and he’s 6-4 with a 2.87 ERA and 141 strikeouts this season. Sale is 1-2 with a 2.84 ERA and 18 strikeouts in his career against the Blue Jays.
The Blue Jays are 10-4 in their last 14 vs. a team with a losing record and 5-2 in Buehrles last 7 starts. The White Sox are 6-14 in their last 20 vs. American League East and 13-6 in Sales last 19 home starts. The Blue Jays are 3-7 in the last 10 meetings in Chicago.
Sale has been on a historic run lately, as he's striking out guys left and right. You can't bet against one of the hotter pitchers in baseball.