Red Sox vs Blue Jays Prediction MLB Picks Today 5/2

Red Sox vs Blue Jays Prediction MLB Picks Today 5/2

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Preview

The Toronto Blue Jays are set to face off against the Boston Red Sox in an exciting game of baseball. Both teams have had a solid start to the 2023 MLB season, and this game promises to be a close one. As a staff writer for KingPin.pro, I will provide you with an extensive review of each team, including pitching analysis, hitting analysis, and injuries, and give our prediction for the game.

 

Toronto Blue Jays

The Toronto Blue Jays have been performing well this season, with an 18-11 record and a 9-8 record away from home. They have a strong batting lineup, led by Bo Bichette, who had a fantastic 5-hit game in their previous game against the Red Sox. Bichette has been hitting for power and consistency, with seven home runs and a .344 batting average. Matt Chapman has also been a key contributor, with five home runs and a .379 batting average.

On the pitching side, the Blue Jays have Yusei Kikuchi, who has been excellent this season with a 4-0 record and a 3.00 ERA. He has shown good control and has limited the number of home runs he has given up. However, the Blue Jays have some injury concerns, with George Springer and Adam Cimber currently on the day-to-day and 15-day injured list, respectively.

 

Boston Red Sox

The Boston Red Sox have also had a decent start to the season, with a 16-14 record and a 10-7 record at home. They have been led by Rafael Devers, who has been hitting for power with ten home runs and 27 RBIs. Alex Verdugo has also been a consistent performer, with a .311 batting average and a .508 slugging percentage.

On the pitching side, Tanner Houck has been solid for the Red Sox with a 3-1 record and a 4.50 ERA. However, they have some injury concerns, with Yu Chang and Joely Rodriguez currently on the 10-day and 15-day injured list, respectively.

 

Prediction

Our prediction for this game is that the Toronto Blue Jays will come out on top. While both teams have strong batting lineups, the Blue Jays have a slightly better pitching staff. Kikuchi has been dominant this season, and we expect him to continue his good form. The Red Sox have some injury concerns, which could affect their performance.

Furthermore, the Blue Jays will be motivated to bounce back after losing their previous game against the Red Sox. Bichette's 5-hit game will have boosted their confidence, and we expect them to carry that momentum into this game.

In conclusion, the game between the Toronto Blue Jays and Boston Red Sox promises to be a close one, but we predict that the Blue Jays will come out on top. As always, these are just predictions, and anything can happen on the day of the game.

 

Pick: Blue Jays ML

 

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