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Toronto Blue JaysCleveland Indians
April 5, 3:05 PM | GrassProgressive Field

Toronto Blue Jays vs Cleveland Indians Odds

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The Cleveland Indians look to emerge victorious in MLB odds action as the Blue Jays arrive at Progressive Field on Thursday.

For the Indians, Justin Masterson gets the ball, charged with keeping the Blue Jays hitters off the base paths. He'll face Ricky Romero, 0-0 on the year.

View Toronto vs Cleveland Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
Bettors looking to side with the Indians in this one will find them as -101 favorites on the MLB money line. Betting the over under instead? It was hovering near 7 at its open earlier today.

Power Rankings:
According to new MLB Power Rankings here, it's the American League No. 12-ranked Indians and the American League No. 10-rated Blue Jays in this matchup.

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How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Cleveland's No. 3 ranked American League offense (0 runs per game) against a Blue Jays defense and pitching staff that sits at No. 1 in the American League at 0 runs allowed per game. The Indians have been averaging 0 hits per game, almost the same as the Blue Jays have managed so far this season (0 hits on average).

Comparing defensive stats, Toronto owns the American League's No. 1-rated road mark, allowing 0 runs per game on the highway. Cleveland, on the other hand, rates No. 2 in scoring at home.

Last time out for Toronto, they were a 3-2 winner as they battled the White Sox on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Blue Jays at -134 were rewarded, while the 5 combined runs moved the game UNDER for totals bettors. The Blue Jays grabbed a win last time out, defeating Philip Humber and the White Sox 3-2 on Wednesday at U.S. Cellular Field.

Last time out for Cleveland, they were a 5-4 loser as they battled the Tigers on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Tigers at -182 were rewarded, while the 9 combined runs moved the game UNDER for totals bettors. The Indians were saddled with a loss last time out in Zach McAllister's start, as they lost 5-4 against Detroit on Wednesday at Comerica Park.

Toronto Blue Jays Trends:
When playing on Thursday are 7-3
Before playing Cleveland are 6-4
After playing Chi White Sox are 7-3
After a win are 5-5

Cleveland Indians Trends:
When playing on Thursday are 4-6
Before playing Toronto are 4-6
After playing Detroit are 1-9
After a loss are 4-6

A few Blue Jays at Indians trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Toronto's last 7 games
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Toronto's last 7 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Toronto's last 7 games when playing Cleveland
Toronto is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Cleveland's last 5 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 8 of Cleveland's last 9 games
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Cleveland's last 7 games when playing Toronto
Cleveland is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games at home

Next up:
Toronto at Cleveland, Saturday, April 7

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