Toronto Blue Jays vs. Chicago White Sox - 4/3/18 MLB Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Chicago White Sox (2-1) at Toronto Blue Jays (3-2)
MLB Baseball: Tuesday, April 3, 2018 at 7:07 pm (Rogers Centre)
M Gonzalez (0-0) (0.00) vs. J Happ (0-1) (3.85)
The Line: Toronto Blue Jays -182 / Chicago White Sox +172 --- Over/Under: 9 See the Latest Odds
MLB action between the Chicago White Sox and the Toronto Maple Leafs takes place on Tuesday night.
The Chicago White Sox never got their offense untracked and the bullpen struggled late in a 4-2 loss at Toronto Monday. Reynaldo Lopez gave Chicago a boost with a run allowed over six frames with Luis Avilan giving up a run before Danny Farquhar served up a pair of solo jacks.
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The White Sox offense consisted of six hits and three base on balls with Welington Castillo accounting for the scoring with a pair of solo jacks. Jose Abreu went 3-4 but the rest of the CWS lineup was quiet.
Miguel Gonzalez begins his third season with the White Sox when he takes the ball at Toronto on Tuesday. Gonzalez made 22 starts with Chicago in 2017 and was 7-10 with a 4.31 ERA.
The Toronto Blue Jays rode solid pitching and a late power surge at the plate to the win in the series opener versus Chicago. Toronto starter Jaime Garcia allowed a solo homer and struck out seven through six innings for a ND with Seung Hwan Oh giving up another solo jack.
The Blue Jays managed four hits and four bases on balls with Russell Martin clubbing a two run homer with Aledmys Diaz and Josh Donaldson slamming solo home runs.
JA Happ gets his second start of the season against the visiting White Sox on Tuesday. Happ opened the year with a 6-1 loss to the Yankees with three runs allowed (two earned) over 4.2 frames.
Chicago White Sox are 5-16 in their last 21 Tuesday games and under is 6-2 in Chicago White Sox last 8 road games and Chicago White Sox are 21-46 in their last 67 road games. Under is 21-9 in Toronto last 30 home games and under is 9-4 in Toronto last 13 on astroturf and under is 37-16-1 in Happ’s last 54 home starts. Chicago White Sox are 10-4 in the last 14 meetings.
Gonzalez has good enough stuff to make Chicago dangerous but I think Happ gives Toronto the best chance of winning…