Blue Jays vs. Rockies Prediction
The Toronto Blue Jays have lost seven of their last eight games entering their interleague series at the Colorado Rockies. Can Toronto find a way to a win tonight in the thin air of Denver?
Friday, May 31, 2019
Coors Field at 8:40PM ET
TV: ATT SportsNet-RM
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Public Betting Information
According to oddsmakers, the Rockies are a -240 favorite to win on the moneyline. The Blue Jays are a +220 underdog, while the over-under sits at 11.5 runs. As of Friday morning, 64 percent of public bets are being placed on host Colorado. Check out our MLB Public Betting Page for the latest updates.
Blue Jays fall in 11 innings
Toronto lost in 11 innings Wednesday night at Tampa Bay by a score of 4-3 to fall to 21-35 overall and 11-17 on the road. Lourdes Gurriel Jr. helped pace the Blue Jays offense as he finished 2-for-6 with a home run, two runs and two RBIs. Eric Sogard ended the night 2-for-6 with a run. Justin Smoak was 2-for-4 with an RBI. Justin Shafer suffered the loss in relief as he surrendered one earned run on three hits with one strikeout and four walks over 1 1/3 innings. Edwin Jackson draws the start today as he comes in with an 0-2 record, 9.00 ERA and 1.64 WHIP with eight strikeouts over 14 innings pitched.
Rockies prevail in 10
Colorado downed visiting Arizona 11-10 in 10 innings Thursday afternoon to improve to 28-27 overall and 15-12 at home. Daniel Murphy drove in Trevor Story in the bottom of the 10th for the winning run. Ian Desmond was 1-for-2 with a solo home run off the bench to help pace the offense. David Dahl ended the game 4-for-5 with a home run, a walk, two runs and two RBIs. Ryan McMahon was 3-for-4 with a home run, a double, a walk, two runs and two RBIs. Trevor Story finished 4-for-6 with a double, a triple and three runs. Murphy was 3-for-5 with with a walk, a run and three RBIs. Seunghwan Oh earned the win in relief as he gave up no runs on no hits with one strikeout and one walk over one inning. German Marquez will start tonight as he enters with a 5-2 record, 3.56 ERA and 1.12 WHIP with 76 strikeouts over 78 1/3 innings.
MLB Betting Trends
The Blue Jays are 5-1 in their last six Friday games. Toronto is 0-4 in its last four series openers.
The Rockies have won their last five home games. Colorado is 5-0 in the last five Marquez starts.
Jackson struggled mightily in his last start at home versus Boston and isn't likely to have it much easier at Coors Field. With Marquez dealing, the Blue Jays aren't likely to keep up in this contest. Don't risk your money on the Blue Jays here. The safe bet is on Colorado.
MLB DAILY PREDICTION: COLORADO ROCKIES -240