TORONTO (HUTCHISON +122) Boston (Buchholz)
Boston has lost five straight. Toronto is 4-1 the last five and 6-2 the last eight. Last five games Toronto has a slugging percentage edge of .509 to .280. Toronto is 6-1 the last seven road including four straight wins as road underdogs. Boston is 0-5 home to teams with a winning record.
Drew Hutchison has been much better on the road than at home. In three road starts his ERA is 2.43 with an OBP against of .255. The road team is 7-2 in his starts. Clay Buchholz last three starts his ERA and WHIP are 5.40 and 1.86. His home ERA is 9.00 with a disgusting .409 OBP against. Actually he has given up 20 hits and 9 ERA in his last 10 1/3 IP, walking five making his WHIP 2.42 in his last two.
OAKLAND (MILONE +100) Tampa (Bedard)
Oakland has won four straight all by three or more. They are 10-1 their last 11 with eight of the wins by two or more. Tampa has lost three straight getting outscored 15-2. They are 4-10 their last 14.
Tom Milone has allowed just one run in his last 14 IP allowing just 10 base runners. Erik Bedard has a home ERA of 5.27.
MINNESOTA (HUGHES +135) San Diego (Ross)
Minnesota is 6-2 the last eight. San Diego has lost two straight and the road team is 6-1 in their last seven games. Minnesota is 7-0 in the series. The Twins have lost 7-of-8 IL games. San Diego 6-2 home to teams with a winning record.
In his last four starts Phil Hughes has an ERA of 1.36 and a WHIP .873. Hughes is 4-0 over his last five starts with a 1.95 ERA, with a 1.05 WHIP. Ross is 0-2 with a 9.53 ERA in four matchups with Minnesota, losing both starts.