Matthew Manouli | Sun 28/05/2017 - 05:24 EDT

MLB Picks Today - May 28, 2017

MLB Picks Today - May 28, 2017

Toronto Blue Jays vs Texas Rangers

My Team's Next MatchToronto Blue Jays

The Toronto Blue Jays (23-26) are looking to net their 6th win in a row on Sunday when they host the Rangers (24-26), who have been playing terribly on the road. Trying to put the forgettable start to the season behind them, the Blue Birds just need a few more wins to hit the .500 mark.

Though still last place in the AL East, the Blue Jays are definitely trending upwards, having won 5 straight. They won their last game on Saturday 3-1 against the visiting Rangers to hit 10-3 in their last 13 home games. Josh Donaldson and Troy Tulowitzki have finally returned, but they sat out Saturday's game. After an April that saw the team go 8-17, they are 15-9 so far in May.

The Texas Rangers aren't impressing at the moment though. Despite a slightly better record, and higher place in their respective division, Texas isn't playing well, especially on the road. They have lost 5 in a row, and are only hitting .219 on the road. Away from home, they are 8-18 this year.

TEXAS RANGERS +1.5 (-135) SportsInteraction

Andrew Cashner (1-4, 3.18 ERA) starts for the Rangers, but the right hander hasn't won a road game in 18 starts, since September 15, 2015. He is 0-9, with a 6.91 ERA in those games, and this season, he's 0-3, with a 4.43 ERA on the road. In his only start against the Blue Jays, he got a no decision after allowing 3 runs in 6 innings.

For the Blue Jays, Joe Biagini (1-2, 3.75 ERA) takes the mound again, for the 5th start of his career. In his first 4 starts, he's 1-1 with a 4.15 ERA. His team, however, went 3-1. The right hander has a perfect 4-0 record, with a 2.09 ERA in 39 home games. Against the Rangers, he's 1-0, holding them scoreless in 2 relief appearances, totalling 3.1 innings.

MLB Picks And Parlays Today

Toronto might be flying high right now, but they are not the correct pick at this price. Sure, Texas has lost it's last 6 in Toronto, and are an abysmal 9-24 in their last 33 games against them, but they are still a good midleague team. While it'll be tough, Cashner will either settle down and pitch a great game, or the Texas bats will light up and make a game out of it, but don't expect an easy Toronto win here. This is the same Texas team who just won 10 in a row.

Biagini could get into trouble tomorrow, and with him being allowed to reach for a higher pitch count, look for some problems with his control when he gets deeper in the game.

He threw 77 pitches in his last game. Cashner might seem terrible on the surface, but he has a 2.16 ERA in his last 4 starts. He might not get the win here tomorrow, but a no decision will suffice. We will take the insurance run in case Toronto does eke out a win.

Take the Texas Rangers +1.5 at -135 at Sports Interaction.

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Away Score Home Money Line
Monday 24 June
FT New York Mets 7 - 13 Phillies 2.17 1.80
FT Toronto Blue Jays 8 - 10 New York Yankees 3.25 1.41
AEI Kansas City Royals 2 - 3 Cleveland Indians 2.75 1.54
FT Chicago White Sox 5 - 6 Boston Red Sox 2.60 1.59
FT Atlanta Braves 3 - 8 Chicago Cubs 2.25 1.74
FT Los Angeles Dodgers 5 - 8 Diamondbacks 1.80 2.20
FT Colorado Rockies 2 - 0 Giants 1.86 2.09
Tuesday 25 June
FT San Diego Padres 8 - 3 Baltimore Orioles 1.57 2.67
FT New York Mets 5 - 7 Phillies 2.45 1.65
FT Toronto Blue Jays 3 - 4 New York Yankees 3.63 1.36
FT Texas Rangers 5 - 3 Detroit Tigers 1.68 2.37
FT Chicago White Sox 3 - 6 Boston Red Sox 3.48 1.37
FT Kansas City Royals 8 - 6 Cleveland Indians 3.40 1.39
FT Nationals 6 - 1 Miami Marlins 1.43 3.22
FT Atlanta Braves 3 - 2 Chicago Cubs 1.95 1.98
FT Pittsburgh Pirates 1 - 5 Houston Astros 3.60 1.35
FT Seattle Mariners 8 - 3 Milwaukee Brewers 2.63 1.60
FT Tampa Bay Rays 4 - 9 Minnesota Twins 1.94 2.00
FT Oakland Athletics 7 - 3 St. Louis Cardinals 2.51 1.62
FT Los Angeles Dodgers 3 - 2 Diamondbacks 2.13 1.83
FT Colorado Rockies 2 - 4 Giants 2.46 1.64
FT Cincinnati Reds 1 - 5 Los Angeles Angels 2.29 1.73
Wednesday 26 June
FT Chicago White Sox 8 - 7 Boston Red Sox 4.18 1.29
FT Toronto Blue Jays 7 - 8 New York Yankees 3.22 1.42
FT Kansas City Royals 3 - 5 Cleveland Indians 3.03 1.46
FT San Diego Padres 10 - 5 Baltimore Orioles 1.85 2.09
FT Los Angeles Dodgers 2 - 8 Diamondbacks 1.67 2.41
FT Colorado Rockies 6 - 3 Giants 1.68 2.37
AEI New York Mets 4 - 5 Phillies 2.45 1.65
FT Nationals 7 - 5 Miami Marlins 1.70 2.32
FT Texas Rangers 4 - 1 Detroit Tigers 1.91 2.02
FT Oakland Athletics 2 - 0 St. Louis Cardinals 2.30 1.71
FT Atlanta Braves 5 - 3 Chicago Cubs 2.18 1.79
FT Cincinnati Reds 1 - 5 Los Angeles Angels
FT Pittsburgh Pirates 14 - 2 Houston Astros 3.20 1.42
FT Seattle Mariners 4 - 2 Milwaukee Brewers
FT Tampa Bay Rays 4 - 6 Minnesota Twins 1.90 2.04
Thursday 27 June
FT New York Mets 3 - 6 Phillies
FT Texas Rangers 3 - 1 Detroit Tigers 1.88 2.11
AEI Tampa Bay Rays 5 - 2 Minnesota Twins 2.00 1.91
FT Pittsburgh Pirates 10 - 0 Houston Astros 2.89 1.51
FT Seattle Mariners 2 - 4 Milwaukee Brewers 2.83 1.51
FT Atlanta Braves 7 - 9 Chicago Cubs 2.02 1.92
FT Nationals 8 - 5 Miami Marlins
FT Los Angeles Dodgers 12 - 8 Colorado Rockies
FT Diamondbacks 5 - 1 Giants
FT Oakland Athletics 3 - 8 Los Angeles Angels 2.52 1.63
Friday 28 June
FT Cleveland Indians 0 - 13 Baltimore Orioles 1.49 3.65
FT Kansas City Royals 2 - 6 Toronto Blue Jays
FT Texas Rangers 5 - 0 Tampa Bay Rays 2.14 1.81
FT Chicago Cubs 3 - 6 Cincinnati Reds
FT Phillies 2 - 6 Miami Marlins 1.72 2.70
FT Nationals 3 - 1 Detroit Tigers
FT Atlanta Braves 6 - 2 New York Mets 2.34 1.71
FT Minnesota Twins 4 - 6 Chicago White Sox 1.56 2.70
AEI Seattle Mariners 1 - 2 Houston Astros 3.05 1.46
FT Pittsburgh Pirates 3 - 2 Milwaukee Brewers 2.38 1.68
FT Los Angeles Dodgers 9 - 13 Colorado Rockies 1.52 2.82
FT Oakland Athletics 7 - 2 Los Angeles Angels 2.33 1.74
FT St. Louis Cardinals 1 - 3 San Diego Padres 2.24 1.77
FT Diamondbacks 3 - 6 Giants 1.84 2.13
Saturday 29 June
FT New York Yankees 17 - 13 Boston Red Sox 1.78 2.29
FT Cleveland Indians 0 - 13 Baltimore Orioles
FT Kansas City Royals 5 - 7 Toronto Blue Jays 2.48 1.67
FT Texas Rangers 2 - 5 Tampa Bay Rays 2.60 1.60
FT Chicago Cubs 6 - 0 Cincinnati Reds
FT Phillies 6 - 9 Miami Marlins
FT Nationals 5 - 7 Detroit Tigers
FT Atlanta Braves 5 - 4 New York Mets
FT Minnesota Twins 10 - 3 Chicago White Sox 1.64 2.47
FT Pittsburgh Pirates 1 - 3 Milwaukee Brewers
AEI Seattle Mariners 5 - 6 Houston Astros 3.57 1.35
FT Los Angeles Dodgers 3 - 5 Colorado Rockies 1.71 2.38
FT Diamondbacks 4 - 3 Giants 1.71 2.35
FT Oakland Athletics 4 - 0 Los Angeles Angels 2.28 1.72
FT St. Louis Cardinals 2 - 12 San Diego Padres
Sunday 30 June
New York Yankees 10:10 Boston Red Sox
Cleveland Indians 13:05 Baltimore Orioles
Kansas City Royals 13:07 Toronto Blue Jays
Texas Rangers 13:10 Tampa Bay Rays
Chicago Cubs 13:10 Cincinnati Reds
Phillies 13:10 Miami Marlins
Nationals 13:10 Detroit Tigers
Seattle Mariners 14:10 Houston Astros
Minnesota Twins 14:10 Chicago White Sox
Pittsburgh Pirates 14:10 Milwaukee Brewers
Los Angeles Dodgers 15:10 Colorado Rockies
Diamondbacks 16:05 Giants
Oakland Athletics 16:07 Los Angeles Angels
St. Louis Cardinals 16:10 San Diego Padres
Atlanta Braves 19:05 New York Mets

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