|MLB Red Sox vs. Blue Jays Picks & Predictions for Wednesday, May 1, 2013|
|Written by ATSSportsline.com|
|Wednesday, 01 May 2013 14:41|
Red Sox vs. Blue Jays Free Pick
ODDS: According to oddsmakers from online sports book Bovada.lv, the Red Sox are -131 money line favorites over the Blue Jays, who are +121 on the ML. The total, meanwhile, is currently sitting at 8.5 runs.
LINE MOVEMENT: Toronto is +121 after opening as a +129 money line underdog, while Boston has watched its odds drop from -140 down to -131. The Red Sox enter play tonight with an 18-8 overall record and is 7-3 on the road.
PUBLIC BETTING: Of the current wagers placed on tonight’s game, 78% of the betting public currently favors Boston. This information is subject to change, however, so make sure you click on the link provided for the most updated numbers.
MLB FREE PICK: Take Boston. According to latest MLB trends, Boston is 4-0 in their last 4 games vs. a left-handed starter, 7-1 in their last 8 when their opponent allows 5 runs or more in their previous game, 5-1 in their last 6 games as a road favorite of -110 to -150, 12-4 in their last 16 games with the total set at 7.0-8.5 and 10-2 in Buchholz's last 12 starts during game 2 of a series and 24-5 in Buchholz's last 29 starts as a favorite of -110 to -150. Toronto is 8-20 in their last 28 vs. American League East, 6-15 in their last 21 Wednesday games, 7-20 in their last 27 during game 2 of a series and 0-5 in their last 5 games following a win.
Boston (18-8, 7-3 road, 15-10 O/U) looks to bounce back from Tuesday's loss with their best pitcher on the mound. Toronto (10-17, 6-6 home, 13-13 O/U) halted a four-game losing streak with their win over Boston. The Blue Jays send Mark Buehrle to the mound. He has struggled this year with a 1-1 record and a 6.35 ERA. He was crushed in New York, allowing there home runs and five runs against the Yankees in the Bronx in his last start. Boston star DH David Ortiz, who is hitting .500 since coming off the DL in nine games, hits .361 against Buerhle lifetime. Clay Buchholz is 5-0 this year with a 1.19 ERA. He is 8-4 lifetime with a 2.60 ERA in 15 appearances against the Blue Jays. Boston takes this one with ease. They visit Rogers Center in Toronto for a 7:07pmET start on Wednesday.
2013 MLB FREE PICK: BOSTON RED SOX -131