Jake Peavy, Mark Buehrle Take Mound in Boston Red Sox vs Toronto Blue Jays Tilt
A key battle on the MLB betting odds menu sees the visiting Boston Red Sox dueling the Toronto Blue Jays on Friday at Rogers Centre.
Jake Peavy, with a record of 0-0 on the season, gets the ball for the Boston Red Sox, while the Toronto Blue Jays trot Mark Buehrle to the mound in this one. He is 4-0 so far in 2014.
Boston Red Sox vs Toronto Blue Jays Opening Odds and Betting Line
The Boston Red Sox were listed as 107 underdogs on the MLB baseball moneyline at many online sportsbooks, including 5Dimes. The total was set at 8 before betting started earlier on Friday over at Bovada.
Computer Prediction: Boston Red Sox vs Toronto Blue Jays Pick
Odds Shark prediction models pick the Blue Jays to win this game 4.4-3.6. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming MLB matchups here.
Team Betting Records & Power Rankings
The Toronto Blue Jays sport a record of 11-11 heading into this matchup, while the Boston Red Sox sit at 10-13 on the season Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Toronto vs Boston injuries news.
The Toronto Blue Jays sit at No. 15 in the current MLB power poll here at Odds Shark, while the Boston Red Sox sit at No. 21 on the same chart.
How Boston Red Sox vs Toronto Blue Jays Stats Matchup
When it comes to getting on base, the visiting Boston Red Sox rank No. 24 at 8.09 hits per game. That compares with the Toronto Blue Jays No. 18 ranking in that category.
Pitching and defensive stats are important baseball handicapping betting factors and Toronto has the No. 21-ranked defense. In the other dugout, the Red Sox own the No. 23 mark in runs allowed.
Recent Outings Betting Recap
Last time out for Boston, they were a 14-5 loser as they battled the Yankees at home. Moneyline bettors who got the Yankees at +107 were rewarded, while the 19 combined runs moved the game OVER for totals bettors. Boston looks to rebound from a loss to the Yankees, who beat them 14-5 on Thursday behind a start from C.C. Sabathia at Fenway Park.
Last time out for Toronto, they were a 11-4 loser as they battled the Orioles at home. Moneyline bettors who got the Orioles at +126 were rewarded, while the 15 combined runs moved the game OVER for totals bettors. Toronto didn't get the job done in their last match, falling 11-4 to Baltimore on Thursday at Rogers Centre.
Next Betting Matchups
Boston at Toronto, Saturday, April 26th