Rockies vs. Blue Jays - 6/28/16 MLB Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Toronto Blue Jays (41-37) at Colorado Rockies (37-39)
MLB Baseball: Tuesday, June 28, 2016 at 8:40 pm (Coors Field)
J Happ (9-3) (3.42) vs. E Butler (2-4) (6.71)
The Line: Colorado Rockies +140 / Toronto Blue Jays -150 --- Over/Under: 12.5 See the Latest Odds
The Toronto Blue Jays and Colorado Rockies clash again Tuesday night at Coors Field.
The Toronto Blue Jays could use a win after losing six of their last eight games. The Blue Jays have allowed 22 runs in their last three games and four or more runs in six of their last eight games. The Toronto Blue Jays have an ERA of 3.91 and have lost 10 of their last 14 games when allowing more than three runs. Offensively, Josh Donaldson leads Toronto with 82 hits, Kevin Pillar has 31 RBI and Edwin Encarnacion has 21 home runs. J.A. Happ gets the nod, and he’s 9-3 with a 3.42 ERA and 66 strikeouts this season. Happ is 3-0 with a 2.36 ERA and 30 strikeouts in his career against the Rockies.
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The Colorado Rockies look for another win after winning five of their last eight games. The Rockies have scored 29 runs in their last three games and five or more runs in eight straight games. The Colorado Rockies offense has been red hot lately, and they’ve won eight of their last 12 games when scoring more than three runs. Carlos Gonzalez leads Colorado with 93 hits, Nolan Arenado has 65 RBI and Trevor Story has 19 home runs. Eddie Butler takes the hill, and he’s 2-4 with a 6.71 ERA and 34 strikeouts this season. This will be Butler’s first career game against the Blue Jays.
The Blue Jays are 4-1 in their last 5 during game 2 of a series and 5-1 in Happs last 6 starts. The Rockies are 15-38 in their last 53 during game 2 of a series and 0-5 in Butlers last 5 starts. The Blue Jays are 0-7 in the last 7 meetings in Colorado.
The Colorado Rockies are tearing the cover off the baseball, gaining confidence and are inching closer and closer to a .500 record. At home and with the Blue Jays in a slump, how can you not like the Rockies and the plus money? Give me Colorado and the value price.