Diamondbacks vs. Blue Jays - 7/20/16 MLB Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Toronto Blue Jays (53-42) at Arizona Diamondbacks (40-54)
MLB Baseball: Wednesday, July 20, 2016 at 3:40 pm (Chase Field)
M Stroman (7-4) (5.15) vs. P Corbin (4-8) (5.25)
The Line: Arizona Diamondbacks +150 / Toronto Blue Jays -160 --- Over/Under: 9.5 See the Latest Odds
The Toronto Blue Jays and Arizona Diamondbacks end their series Wednesday afternoon.
The Toronto Blue Jays look to keep rolling after winning 10 of their last 13 games. The Blue Jays have scored 14 runs in their last three games and four or more runs in five straight games. The Toronto Blue Jays offense continues to crush, and they’ve won 12 of their last 14 games when scoring more than three runs. Josh Donaldson leads Toronto with 108 hits, Kevin Pillar has 36 RBI and Edwin Encarnacion has 25 home runs. Marcus Stroman gets the nod, and he’s 7-4 with a 5.15 ERA and 88 strikeouts this season. This will be Stroman’s first career game against the Diamondbacks.
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The Arizona Diamondbacks could use a win after losing 12 of their last 16 games. The Diamondbacks have allowed 11 runs in their last three games and four or more runs in 15 of their last 16 games. The Arizona Diamondbacks have an ERA of 4.79 and have lost 12 of their last 15 games when allowing more than three runs. Offensively, Jean Segura leads Arizona with 114 hits, Paul Goldschmidt has 62 RBI and Jake Lamb has 21 home runs. Patrick Corbin takes the hill, and he’s 4-8 with a 5.25 ERA and 82 strikeouts this season. This will be Corbin’s second career game against the Blue Jays.
The Blue Jays are 5-2 in their last 7 during game 2 of a series and 1-4 in Stromans last 5 starts. The Diamondbacks are 6-21 in their last 27 Wednesday games and 2-5 in Corbins last 7 starts. The over is 5-2 in the last 7 meetings in Arizona.
The Diamondbacks continue to crushed on the pitching side, and the Toronto Blue Jays offense has woken up and is the perect offense to feast on Arizona's pitching. Hard not to side with the Blue Jays to complete the mini sweep here.