Milwaukee Brewers at Toronto Blue Jays 7/1/2014 Free MLB Picks & Predictions
by Tony Sink - 6/30/2014
Tuesday, July 1, 2014, 1:07 PM on FSWI, RSN
Rogers Centre, Toronto, Ontario
Milwaukee Brewers - Estrada, M (7-4) vs. Toronto Blue Jays - Hutchison, D (5-6)
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Tuesday afternoon, the Milwaukee Brewers will give the ball to Marco Estrada as they take on the Toronto Blue Jays and Drew Hutchison. Both pitchers will be making their 17th starts of the season.
Marco Estrada won his 2nd straight start his last time out and that boosted his record to 7 – 4 with a 5.06 ERA. In the win, Estrada allowed 2 runs on 2 hits in 6.1 innings of work. He walked 4 while striking out 4. Estrada has already matched his 2013 record of 7 – 4 but he had a lower ERA at 3.87 in 21 starts.
Last season, Estrada didn’t start against the Blue Jays and he has only faced 5 of their hitters in the past. Jose Reyes is 4 for 11 against Estrada with a double, a triple and 3 RBIs.
Drew Hutchison dropped his 2nd straight game in his last outing and that lowered his record to 5 – 6 with a 4.00 ERA. In the loss, Hutchison went 6 innings and gave up 4 runs on 7 hits (including a homer) while walking 2 and striking out 6. During his last Major League season in 2012, Hutchison went 5 - 3 with a 4.60 ERA in 11 starts.
Hutchison didn’t face the Brewers in 2012 and he has only opposed one of their hitters in his career. Mark Reynolds is 2 for 4 against Hutchison.
Milwaukee Brewers Betting Trends
Milwaukee Brewers are 45-36-3 against the Over/Under
Run Differential for Milwaukee Brewers is 0.5
Toronto Blue Jays Betting Trends
Toronto Blue Jays are 41-41-2 against the Over/Under
Run differential for Toronto Blue Jays is 0.4
Injuries to Watch
06/30/14 SS Jean Segura Quad questionable
06/09/14 P Tyler Thornburg Elbow 15-day DL (6/7)
05/02/14 P Jim Henderson Shoulder 15-day DL (5/2)
Toronto Blue Jays
06/30/14 RF Jose Bautista Hamstring questionable
06/23/14 3B Brett Lawrie Finger 15-day DL (6/22)
06/19/14 P Brett Cecil Groin 15-day DL (6/19)
05/04/14 P Brandon Morrow Hand 60-day DL (5/3)
04/14/14 2B Maicer Izturis Knee 60-day DL (4/14)
Tony's Pick: Take Milwaukee
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