Rockies vs. Blue Jays - 6/27/16 MLB Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Toronto Blue Jays (41-36) at Colorado Rockies (36-39)
MLB Baseball: Monday, June 27, 2016 at 8:40 pm (Coors Field)
M Estrada (5-3) (2.70) vs. Jon Gray (4-3) (4.93)
The Line: Colorado Rockies +113 / Toronto Blue Jays -123 --- Over/Under: 11.5 See the Latest Odds
The Toronto Blue Jays and Colorado Rockies begin a three-game series Monday at Coors Field.
The Toronto Blue Jays look for consistency after splitting their last 10 games. The Blue Jays have scored 14 runs in their last three games and four or more runs in 10 of their last 15 games. The Toronto Blue Jays offense has been hot all year, and they’ve won 11 of their last 13 games when scoring more than three runs. Josh Donaldson leads Toronto with 81 hits, Kevin Pillar has 31 RBI and Michael Saunders has 15 home runs. Marco Estrada gets the ball, and he’s 5-3 with a 2.70 ERA and 84 strikeouts this season. Estrada is 1-0 with a 6.27 ERA and 30 strikeouts in his career against the Rockies.
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The Colorado Rockies also look for consistency after splitting their last 12 games. The Rockies have scored 29 runs in their last three games and five or more runs in seven straight games. The Colorado Rockies offense has caught fire recently, and they’ve won seven of their last 11 games when scoring more than three runs. Carlos Gonzalez leads Colorado with 91 hits, Nolan Arenado has 63 RBI and Trevor Story has 19 home runs. Jon Gray takes the hill, and he’s 4-3 with a 4.80 ERA and 75 strikeouts this season. This will be Gray’s first career game against the Blue Jays.
The Blue Jays are 1-5 in their last 6 during game 1 of a series and 6-1 in Estradas last 7 starts. The Rockies are 4-1 in their last 5 vs. American League East and 6-15 in Grays last 21 starts. The Blue Jays are 0-6 in the last 6 meetings in Colorado.
We have two of the best offensive teams in the majors playing in a hitters friendly park in Coors. We all know what the Rockies do at home, but the Blue Jays are third in baseball with 108 homers and that's without playing a single game in Colorado. You have to like the over in every game this series.