Boston Red Sox at Toronto Blue Jays - 10/2/22 MLB Picks and Prediction

Toronto Blue Jays (89-69) vs Boston Red Sox (75-83)

Game Info: Sunday, October 2, 2022 at 1:37 pm (Rogers Centre)

Kevin Gausman (12-10) (3.30) vs Michael Wacha (11-1) (3.06)

Betting Odds: Toronto Blue Jays -190 / Boston Red Sox +160 --- Over/Under: 8 Click Here for the Latest Odds

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The Boston Red Sox will play the Toronto Blue Jays in Game 3 of their series at Rogers Centre on Sunday afternoon.

The Boston Red Sox are 75-83 this season and have won three of their last five games. Boston has lost the first two games of this series by scores of 9-0 and 10-0. The Boston pitching staff has a 4.57 ERA, a 1.36 WHIP, and a .257 opponent batting average this season. The Red Sox offense has scored 716 runs with a .257 batting average and a .321 on base percentage. Rafael Devers is batting .293 with 27 home runs and 87 RBI’s for the Red Sox this season. The projected starter for Boston is Michael Wacha, who is 11-1 with a 3.06 ERA and a 1.09 WHIP over 123.1 innings pitched this season.

The Toronto Blue Jays are 89-69 this season and have won five of their last seven games. Prior to winning the first two games of this series, Toronto lost two out of three games against the Yankees. The Toronto pitching staff has a 3.90 ERA, a 1.24 WHIP, and a .248 opponent batting average. The Blue Jays offense has scored 755 runs with a .263 batting average and a .328 on base percentage this year. George Springer is batting .267 with 25 home runs and 75 RBI’s for the Blue Jays this season. The projected starter for Toronto is Kevin Gausman, who is 12-10 with a 3.30 ERA and a 1.23 WHIP over 171.2 innings pitched this season.

Boston is 5-2 in their last 7 game three’s of a series and 13-6 in their last 19 Sunday games. The under is 5-2 in Boston’s last 7 Sunday games. Toronto is 2-5 in their last 7 Sunday games and 5-2 in their last 7 games overall. The over is 6-2-1 in Toronto’s last 9 home games. The over is 5-1 in these two teams last 6 head to head meetings.

Toronto has absolutely dominated Boston in the first two games of this series and has outscored them by a total of 19-0. Toronto is starting Kevin Gausman, who has allowed two runs over his last 12.1 innings pitched. For Boston, Michael Wacha has allowed nine runs over his last 9.1 innings pitched. I like the over in this game.

The pick in this article is the opinion of the writer, not a PickDawgz site consensus.

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