Boston favored by -116 against Toronto on Saturday
Toronto Blue Jays vs Boston Red Sox Odds
A key battle on the MLB odds menu sees visiting Toronto duelling Boston on Saturday at Fenway Park.
The Red Sox will turn to Felix Doubront and his 4-3 record as they look for a win in this one, while the Blue Jays send Esmil Rogers (2-1) to the hill.
Bettors looking to side with the Red Sox in this matchup found them as -116 favorites on the MLB money line at 5Dimes. Betting the over under instead? It was 10.5 at its open earlier today and hovering near that number at Sportsbook.ag.
This game puts the Red Sox, most recently No. 2 in the American League Odds Shark MLB Power Rankings, up against the Blue Jays, who rate an American League No. 6 in the latest survey.
How They Match Up:
Scoring stats point to some edges in this matchup. The game features Boston's American League No. 1-ranked scoring average of 5.2 runs per game, against a Blue Jays offense rated No. 8 and scoring 4.6 runs per game in the league. The Red Sox have averaged 9.5 hits per game to date this season, more than the Blue Jays hitters have managed (8.6 per nine innings).
Comparing defensive stats, Toronto owns the American League's No. 9-rated road mark, allowing 4.5 runs per game on the highway. Boston, on the other hand, rates No. 2 in scoring at home.
In their last action, Toronto was a 7-5 loser on the road against the Red Sox. Bettors on Boston at -115 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (12) sent OVER bettors home happy as well. Toronto looks to rebound from a loss to the Red Sox, who beat them 7-5 on Friday behind a start from Allen Webster at Fenway Park.
Toronto Blue Jays Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 9-1
Before playing Boston are 4-6
After playing Boston are 4-6
After a loss are 5-5
Boston Red Sox Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 3-7
Before playing Toronto are 6-4
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 9 games on the road
Toronto is 12-4 SU in its last 16 games
Toronto is 8-3 SU in its last 11 games when playing on the road against Boston
The total has gone UNDER in 10 of Toronto's last 15 games
Boston is 8-1 SU in its last 9 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Boston's last 7 games
Boston is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
Boston is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games when playing Toronto
Toronto at Boston, Sunday, June 30