The Toronto Blue Jays (84-66) and Tampa Bay Rays (83-67) play the second recreation of a 4-game set Friday at Tropicana Discipline. Let’s analyze Tipico Sportsbook‘s traces across the Blue Jays vs. Rays odds with MLB picks and predictions.
Season sequence: Rays lead 9-7
The Blue Jays are simply 1 recreation forward of the Rays within the AL wild-card standings after a 10-5 loss at Tampa Bay Friday. Blue Jays OF Whit Merrifield hit 2 HR and OF Teoscar Hernández added a solo shot in Toronto’s third loss in its final 4 video games. Blue Jays starter RHP José Berríos allowed 6 ER and seven H in 2 IP.
Rays SS Wander Franco batted in 3 runs and IF Jonathan Aranda hit a lead-off HR within the sequence opener. DH Randy Arozarena completed with 3 H and a couple of RBIs because the Rays bounced again after getting swept at residence in a 3-game sequence vs. the Houston Astros.
Blue Jays at Rays projected starters
RHP Mitch White vs. LHP Jeffrey Springs
White (1-6, 5.05 ERA) makes his seventeenth begin and twenty third look of the season. He has a 1.41 WHIP, 3.1 BB/9 and seven.3 Ok/9 by means of 87 1/3 IP.
- Solely profession look vs. the Rays: 6 IP, 3 ER, 7 H, 0 BB and a couple of Ok in a no-decision Sept. 13
- Has allowed 3 or extra ER in 4 straight begins
Springs (9-4, 2.45 ERA) makes his twenty third begin and thirty first look. He has a 1.09 WHIP, 2.2 BB/9 and 9.6 Ok/9 by means of 121 1/3 IP.
- Final begin vs. Toronto: 6 IP, 0 ER, 3 H, 2 BB and 5 Ok in Sept. 13 win
- Has received 6 of final 7 selections
Blue Jays at Rays odds
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- Cash line (ML): Blue Jays +120 (guess $100 to win $120) | Rays -145 (guess $145 to win $100)
- Run line (RL)/Towards the unfold (ATS): Blue Jays +1.5 (-180) | Rays -1.5 (+145)
- Over/Below (O/U): 7.5 (O: +105 | U: -130)
Blue Jays at Rays picks and predictions
Blue Jays 4, Rays 2
BET BLUE JAYS (+120).
Springs pitched 6 scoreless innings in a win the final time he confronted Toronto, however this determined Blue Jays crew ought to be extra aggressive Friday in an try to not lose its lead within the AL wild-card standings. Toronto has not misplaced 3 consecutive video games since Aug. 26-28 vs. the Los Angeles Angels.
The Blue Jays are a superb ML guess as underdogs, however the Toronto +1.5 (-180) RL is simply too costly to guess. Take the plus cash on the ML as an alternative.
BET UNDER 7.5 (-130).
White has not regarded like himself since going to Toronto. The previous Los Angles Dodgers hurler has posted a 7.47 ERA since turning into a Blue Jay in August. White’s uncharacteristic tough stretch ought to come to an finish now as he continues to settle in.
Springs also needs to assist this recreation keep beneath the entire as he has solely allowed 2 ER throughout 4 September begins.
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