MLB Picks: Boston Red Sox vs. Toronto Blue Jays

Jeff GrantContributor IAugust 14, 2013

MLB Picks: Boston Red Sox vs. Toronto Blue Jays

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    Boston Red Sox left-hander Jon Lester is 3-0 with a 2.79 ERA in four appearances versus the Toronto Blue Jays this season, which is important to consider when making your MLB picks Wednesday, as the two teams face off at the Rogers Centre.

    Courtesy of SBR Forum, the Red Sox are minus-150 road favorites in the pro baseball odds, with the betting total sitting at 9.5 in the market.

    Let's take a closer look at this American League East matchup from a betting perspective, while offering up a prediction along the way.

Boston Red Sox

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    The Boston Red Sox have alternated wins and losses over their last four contests, as they come off a 4-2 victory over the Toronto Blue Jays as minus-125 road favorites Tuesday.

    Lester has tallied a 6-7 record and 4.85 ERA in 15 road outings this season.

Toronto Blue Jays

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    The Toronto Blue Jays are 4-8 as home underdogs of plus-100 to plus-125 this season, with the over going 6-5-1 in that situation.

    Blue Jays starting pitcher Esmil Rogers is 0-4 with a 8.50 ERA in his last seven starts.

Prediction

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    I'm going to recommend that readers back the Boston Red Sox, as the Toronto Blue Jays are 3-13 in their last 16 home games versus teams with a winning record.

    MLB Pick: Boston Red Sox minus-150

     

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