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Angels vs Blue Jays Baseball Game Preview

Los Angeles AngelsToronto Blue Jays
Sep 11, 7:07 PM | TurfRogers Centre

Los Angeles Angels vs Toronto Blue Jays Odds

68-76TEAM RECORD67-77

Los Angeles pays a visit to Toronto on Wednesday, hoping to shut down the Blue Jays bats in baseball action at Rogers Centre.

The Blue Jays will rely on R.A. Dickey to turn in a quality outing on the mound in this one, while C.J. Wilson will be his counterpart for the Angels. R.A. Dickey is 12-12 this season, and C.J. Wilson is 15-6.

View LA Angels vs Toronto Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
Baseball odds makers, including 5Dimes, opened the Blue Jays as -118 moneyline favorites in this matchup. Over under bettors saw the number open at 8 at shops such as 5Dimes.

Power Rankings:
This game puts the Blue Jays, most recently No. 10 in the American League Odds Shark MLB Power Rankings, up against the Angels, who rate an American League No. 9 in the latest survey.

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How They Match Up:
Scoring stats point to some edges in this matchup. The game features Toronto's American League No. 6-ranked scoring average of 4.5 runs per game, against a Angels offense rated No. 4 and scoring 4.5 runs per game in the league. The Blue Jays have averaged 8.6 hits per game to date this season, less than the Angels hitters have managed (9.2 per nine innings).

Toronto owns the American League's No. 14 defense, allowing 4.8 men per game to cross the plate. That contrasts with Los Angeles' American League No. 12-rated defense.

Los Angeles won its last outing, a 12-6 result against the Blue Jays on September 10. Bettors who backed the Angels at +119 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (18) sent OVER bettors to the payout window. The Angels enjoyed a 12-6 victory at the expense of the Blue Jays on Tuesday, with Jerome Williams throwing 5 innings of 9-hit ball at Rogers Centre.

Los Angeles Angels Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 2-8
Before playing Toronto are 6-4
After playing Toronto are 6-4
After a win are 7-3

Toronto Blue Jays Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 3-7
Before playing LA Angels are 4-6
After playing LA Angels are 4-6
After a loss are 4-6

A few Angels at Blue Jays trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 5 of LA Angels' last 5 games when playing Toronto
The total has gone OVER in 5 of LA Angels' last 5 games when playing on the road against Toronto
The total has gone OVER in 5 of LA Angels' last 6 games
LA Angels are 5-1 SU in their last 6 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Toronto's last 5 games when playing LA Angels
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Toronto's last 5 games when playing at home against LA Angels
The total has gone UNDER in 9 of Toronto's last 11 games at home
Toronto is 8-3 SU in its last 11 games

Next up:
LA Angels at Toronto, Thursday, September 12