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Atlanta Braves vs Toronto Blue Jays Odds
Atlanta travels to Toronto for inter-league play on Monday, hoping to secure a victory over the Blue Jays.
Atlanta puts its faith in starter Tim Hudson to earn a win and boost his personal mark of 4-3. Getting the ball for the Blue Jays is Mark Buehrle, who owns a 1-3 record on the season with a 5.90 ERA.
Those who planned on backing the visitors in this one found the Braves listed as favorites of 109 at most sportsbooks, including Bovada. Total bettors saw the number open in the area of 8.5, check for updates at 5Dimes.
The Blue Jays - Braves odds would favor the Braves if the lines were set according to our power ranks. Toronto is rated No. 11 in the current American League Odds Shark poll, while Atlanta is at No. 9 in the National League.
How They Match Up:
When it comes to getting on base, the visiting Braves rank No. 10 in the National League at 8.2 hits per game. That compares with Toronto’s No. 9 ranking in that category.
Defensively, Atlanta features the National League's No. 6-rated defense on the road, allowing 3.9 runs per game. Toronto, meanwhile, comes in at No. 6 in the American League at home, scoring 4.8 runs per game.
Last time out for Atlanta, they were a 4-2 loser as they battled the Mets on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Mets at +132 were rewarded, while the 6 combined runs moved the game UNDER for totals bettors. Atlanta didn't get the job done in their last match, falling 4-2 to New York on Sunday at Citi Field.
The Blue Jays were a 6-5 winner in their most recent outing at home against the Orioles. That made winners of bettors who got Toronto at -102 on the moneyline, while the total score (11) was good news for OVER bettors. Toronto rolled to a 6-5 win against Baltimore on Sunday, as Chad Jenkins and the Blue Jays' bats led the team to victory at Rogers Centre.
Atlanta Braves Trends:
When playing on Monday are 6-4
Before playing Toronto are 8-2
After playing NY Mets are 7-3
After a loss are 5-5
Toronto Blue Jays Trends:
When playing on Monday are 4-6
Before playing Atlanta are 1-9
After playing Baltimore are 5-5
After a win are 6-4
A few Braves at Blue Jays trends to consider:
Atlanta is 8-1 SU in its last 9 games
Atlanta is 8-1 SU in its last 9 games when playing Toronto
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Atlanta's last 6 games when playing Toronto
The total has gone OVER in 13 of Atlanta's last 18 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Toronto's last 6 games when playing Atlanta
The total has gone OVER in 9 of Toronto's last 11 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Toronto's last 5 games
Toronto is 7-2 SU in its last 9 games when playing at home against Atlanta
Atlanta at Toronto, Tuesday, May 28