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Boston Red Sox Open as Moneyline Underdog vs the Toronto Blue Jays

The Toronto Blue Jays will look to bolster their win total and reward those moneyline betting when the Boston Red Sox invade Rogers Centre on Saturday.

The Toronto Blue Jays will rely on R.A. Dickey to turn in a quality outing on the mound in this one, while Wade Miley will be his counterpart for the Boston Red Sox. R.A. Dickey is 10-11 this season, and Wade Miley is 11-10.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Sportsbooks such as Bovada had installed the Toronto Blue Jays as -193 moneyline favorites in this particular MLB betting odds matchup. The total, meanwhile, was set early at 9 before betting at 5Dimes started to move the line.

Handicapping models based on recent betting stats and prediction formulas pick a 7.5-6.1 win for the Blue Jays. 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 85-62 heading into this matchup, while the Boston Red Sox sit at 69-77 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. 1 (Toronto Blue Jays) and the No. 4 (Boston Red Sox) teams, according to our current MLB Power Rankings.

Statistical Matchup

On offense, it's a battle between the Toronto Blue Jays and its No. 1-rated batting order, averaging 5.52 runs per nine innings, against the No. 3 line up of the Boston Red Sox at 4.64 runs per outing.

Pitching and defensive stats are important baseball handicapping betting factors and Toronto has the No. 11-ranked defense. In the other dugout, the Red Sox own the No. 26 mark in runs allowed.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Boston looks to rebound from a loss to the Blue Jays, who beat them 6-1 on Friday behind a start from M Stroman at Rogers Centre.

Betting Trends
  • The total has gone OVER in 12 of Boston's last 17 games on the road
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of Boston's last 6 games when playing Toronto
  • Boston is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games when playing on the road against Toronto
  • The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Boston's last 9 games when playing on the road against Toronto
  • Toronto is 6-2 SU in its last 8 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Toronto's last 5 games
  • Toronto is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games at home
  • The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Toronto's last 7 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Boston at Toronto, Sunday, September 20th

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