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Toronto Blue Jays Host Boston Red Sox in MLB Baseball Betting Action

The Toronto Blue Jays look to emerge victorious in MLB odds action as the Boston Red Sox arrive at Rogers Centre on Saturday.

Toronto hands the ball to starter Drew Hutchison in this one and he'll try to improve on his 2-0 mark on the year. Boston counters with Joe Kelly, who will try to quiet the fans and the Blue Jays bats at the same time.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

On the MLB moneyline for this betting odds matchup, Toronto sat as -131 favorites earlier in the day at Bovada. The over/under total was set at 9, according to MyBookie.

Handicapping models based on recent betting stats and prediction formulas pick a 5.5-4.1 win for the Blue Jays. A 5.5-4.1 result in favor of the Blue Jays is the prediction by the Odds Shark handicapping pick engine. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming MLB matchups here.

Boston Red Sox vs Toronto Blue Jays Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Toronto Blue Jays sport a record of 15-15 heading into this matchup, while the Boston Red Sox sit at 13-16 on the season Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Toronto vs Boston injuries news.

This game matches up the No. 19 (Toronto Blue Jays) and the No. 27 (Boston Red Sox) teams, according to our current MLB Power Rankings.

Statistical Matchup

The game also pits Toronto Blue Jays No. 1-rated offense, averaging 5.4 runs per game, against a Boston Red Sox defense that ranks No. 28 at 5.21 in runs allowed per game. The Toronto Blue Jays have averaged 8.73 hits per game so far, more than Boston Red Sox batters have averaged on the year (8.07 hits per game).

Pitching and defensive stats are important baseball handicapping betting factors and Toronto has the No. 26-ranked defense. In the other dugout, the Red Sox own the No. 28 mark in runs allowed.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Red Sox were shut out in their last start, struggling to get much going against the Toronto staff and losing 7-0 to the Blue Jays on Friday at Rogers Centre.

Betting Trends
  • Boston is 1-6 SU in its last 7 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Boston's last 8 games
  • Boston is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games on the road
  • The total has gone OVER in 8 of Boston's last 11 games on the road
  • Toronto is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games
  • Toronto is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games at home
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Toronto's last 6 games at home
  • Toronto is 14-7 SU in its last 21 games when playing Boston

Next Betting Matchups

Boston at Toronto, Sunday, May 10th

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