Pick One: Toronto Blue Jays -1.5 (-110) at the Detroit Tigers
Jays starter Steven Matz has a 3.94 ERA compared to Matt Manning’s 5.91 ERA, giving Toronto the pitching edge for the night in addition to the hitting edge. The Jays lead in batting average, .263 to .241, in on-base percentage, .326 to .308, in slugging percentage, .453 to .398, and in on-base plus slugging, .779 to .708. Toronto covers tonight.
Miss: Tigers win 2-1
Pick Two: Cincinnati Reds -1.5 (+125) at the Miami Marlins
Wade Miley (2.88 ERA) is on the mound tonight against Miami’s Zach Thompson who has only pitched 57 innings, giving the Reds the advantage on the mound in addition to a big at edge at bat. Cincy leads in batting average, .251 to .236, in -on-base percentage, .332 to .303, in slugging percentage, .433 to .377 , and in on-base plus slugging, .765 to .680. The Reds got this.
Hit: Reds win 6-0
Pick Three: Under 8.5 (-115) in Atlanta Braves vs the San Francisco Giants
While both teams can certainly hit the ball, the pitching conditions aren’t favorable for 9 or more runs to be scored. Giants starter Kevin Gausman has a 2.47 ERA to Max Fried’s 3.49 ERA, and in the Giants last four games less than nine runs were scored. For Atlanta three of their last five had less than nine runs.
Miss: Braves win 6-5
All stats and odds are from BetMGM https://www.baseball-reference.com/leagues/majors/2021.shtml https://www.espn.com/mlb/scoreboard