Blue Jays vs. Rays - 9/27/15 MLB Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Tampa Bay Rays (75-79) at Toronto Blue Jays (88-65)
MLB Baseball: Sunday, September 27, 2015 at 1:07 pm (Rogers Centre)
M Andriese (3-5) (4.37) vs. M Buehrle (14-7) (3.69)
The Line: Toronto Blue Jays -215 / Tampa Bay Rays +199 --- Over/Under: 8.5 See the Latest Odds
The Toronto Blue Jays look to sweep the Tampa Bay Rays Sunday afternoon.
The Tampa Bay Rays look for a win after splitting their last 10 games. The Rays have scored 15 runs in their last three games and four or more runs in seven of their last 10 games. The Rays have won six of their last eight when scoring more than three runs. Evan Longoria leads Tampa Bay with 156 hits and 71 RBI while Logan Forsythe and Kevin Kiermaier have combined for 106 RBI. The Tampa Bay Rays have split their last eight road games. Matt Andriese gets the ball, and he’s 3-5 with a 4.37 ERA and 44 strikeouts this season. Andriese is 0-1 with a 5.14 ERA and seven strikeouts in his career against the Blue Jays.
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The Toronto Blue Jays look to keep rolling after winning seven of their last 10 games. The Blue Jays have scored 19 runs in their last three games and four or more runs in five straight games. The Blue Jays have won eight of their last 10 when scoring more than three runs. Josh Donaldson leads Toronto with 178 hits and 121 RBI while Kevin Pillar and Edwin Encarnacion have combined for 158 RBI. The Toronto Blue Jays have won seven of their last 10 home games. Mark Buehrle takes the hill, and he’s 14-7 with a 3.69 ERA and 83 strikeouts this season. Buehrle is 11-6 with a 4.19 ERA and 111 strikeouts in his career against the Rays.
The Rays are 2-5 in their last 7 during game 3 of a series and 1-4 in their last 5 vs. a team with a winning record. The Blue Jays are 22-8 in their last 30 during game 3 of a series and 10-4 in Buehrles last 14 home starts. The Blue Jays are 6-2 in Buehrles last 8 starts vs. Rays.
The Blue Jays are on fire once again and hope to win a few more games to lock up the AL East. I like Toronto to complete the sweep here with a veteran pitcher on the hill.