Blue Jays at Red Sox 5/29/18 - MLB Picks & Predictions

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Last Updated: 08/06/2019 at 4:14 PM ET

Blue Jays at Red Sox 5/29/18 - MLB Picks & Predictions

The Blue Jays and the Red Sox are going to face off in this battle here. However, this season the Blue Jays are going to have some problems in getting the competition level up as the Blue Jays have been struggling quite a bit on the year so far. However, the Red Sox are sitting atop the AL East and are finding themselves a total of 11 games ahead of the Blue Jays in the standings.

With the Blue Jays the team is coming into this game with a total of 246 runs being scored, but the Blue Jays are not a good hitting team with an average of .229. The Blue Jays team ERA sits at the 4.56 mark.

The Red Sox are coming into the game with a total of 279 runs being scored off of the top hitting in the majors at .264. When it comes to pitching the Red Sox are not doing that bad with a team ERA of 3.59. The Blue Jays are sending out Marco Estada. On the season Estrada has been able to throw a total of 55 innings while striking out 41 batters while posting a 2-5 record and an ERA that has him sitting at 5.40.

The Red Sox are countering on the mound with Rick Porcello. Porcello on the year has a total of 67.1 innings striking out 65 batters while posting a 6-2 record with an ERA that sits at the 3.74 mark.

Porcello is a great pitcher and the Blue Jays are countering with Estrada who has shown spots of talent. The difference is Estrada is not going to do well enough to get past the great hitting team the Red Sox have become this year. Look for the strong hitting to rough up Estrada rather easily in this game. Final Score Prediction, Boston Red Sox win and cover the run line 7-2.

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