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Blue Jays face Boston Red Sox: MLB odds preview and stats

Toronto Blue JaysBoston Red Sox
June 28, 7:10 PM | GrassFenway Park

Toronto Blue Jays vs Boston Red Sox Odds

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The Boston Red Sox battle the visiting Toronto Blue Jays on Friday in MLB betting action at Fenway Park.

For the Red Sox, Allen Webster gets the ball, charged with keeping the Blue Jays hitters off the base paths. He'll face Josh Johnson, 1-2 on the year.

View Toronto vs Boston Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
Baseball odds makers, including 5Dimes, opened the Red Sox as -113 moneyline favorites in this matchup. Over under bettors saw the number open at 9.5 at shops such as 5Dimes.

Power Rankings:
It's a baseball betting matchup between the American League No. 2-rated Red Sox and the league No. 6-ranked Blue Jays, according to the latest MLB power poll here at Odds Shark.

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How They Match Up:
The game also pits Boston's No. 1-rated American League offense, averaging 5.1 runs per game, against a Blue Jays defense that ranks No. 12 in the American League at 4.6 in runs allowed per game. The Red Sox have averaged 9.4 hits per game so far, more than Blue Jays batters have averaged on the year (8.6 hits per game).

Boston owns the American League's No. 6 defense, allowing 4.1 men per game to cross the plate. That contrasts with Toronto's American League No. 12-rated defense.

The Blue Jays were a 7-4 loser in their most recent outing on the road against the Red Sox. That made winners of bettors who got Boston at -172 on the moneyline, while the total score (11) was good news for OVER bettors. Toronto looks to rebound from a loss to the Red Sox, who beat them 7-4 on Thursday behind a start from Jon Lester at Fenway Park.

Toronto Blue Jays Trends:
When playing on Friday are 4-6
Before playing Boston are 5-5
After playing Boston are 4-6
After a loss are 6-4

Boston Red Sox Trends:
When playing on Friday are 4-6
Before playing Toronto are 5-5
After playing Toronto are 5-5
After a win are 5-5

A few Blue Jays at Red Sox trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Toronto's last 8 games on the road
Toronto is 12-3 SU in its last 15 games
Toronto is 8-2 SU in its last 10 games when playing on the road against Boston
The total has gone UNDER in 10 of Toronto's last 14 games
Boston is 7-1 SU in its last 8 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Boston's last 6 games
Boston is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Boston's last 6 games at home

Next up:
Toronto at Boston, Saturday, June 29