Red Sox at Blue Jays 5/23/19 - MLB Picks & Predictions
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Boston Red Sox vs. Toronto Blue Jays
MLB: 12:37 PM EST
May. 23, 2019
Latest Odds : BOS -150 O/U 8.5
In Thursday afternoon MLB action, the Boston Red Sox and Toronto Blue Jays will wrap up their four-game series from the Rogers Centre. Last night, Michael Chavis delivered a game-winning home run in the 13th inning of a 6-5 Boston victory. Rafael Devers homered in his third straight game for the Red Sox, who trail New York by 5.5 games for the AL East Division lead.
Boston manager Alex Cora has yet to name a starting pitcher for this matchup. The Red Sox currently rank 18th in the majors with a 4.39 team ERA and have logged 17 quality starts.
The Toronto Blue Jays have lost 15 of their first 24 home games and have their eyes set on the future with phenom Vladimir Guerrero. On Wednesday, Toronto scored once in the bottom of the ninth and 12th innings before falling short. Vladimir Guerrero Jr. hit one of three home runs for the Blue Jays, who are nine games below .500 overall.
Toronto skipper Charlie Montoyo has not confirmed his starting pitcher for this contest. The Blue Jays have an improved pitching staff that ranks 11th in the majors with a 3.98 team ERA.
Recent Betting Trends:
Red Sox are 14-4 in their last 18 during game 4 of a series.
Blue Jays are 3-7 in their last 10 during game 4 of a series.
Over is 4-0 in Porcellos last 4 road starts.
Under is 20-8 in Blue Jays last 28 home games.
Red Sox are 16-5 in the last 21 meetings in Toronto.
Free Betting Pick: Toronto Blue Jays +120
Boston SP Nathan Eovaldi (elbow) threw a successful 35-pitch bullpen session on Tuesday. Through 49 games, Boston ranks 8th in OPS and 6th in runs scored. For the season, Toronto ranks 27th in OPS and 26th in runs scored. Take Toronto to earn a split of this four-game series with a home victory. Final Score Prediction, Toronto Blue Jays win 6-4.