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Carlos Villanueva vs Clay Buchholz matchup featured in MLB action

Toronto Blue JaysBoston Red Sox
Sep 9, 1:35 PM | GrassFenway Park

Toronto Blue Jays vs Boston Red Sox Odds

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The Red Sox get a visit from the Toronto Blue Jays in baseball action on Sunday, with the home side looking to send the visitors to the showers with a loss.

Toronto puts its faith in starter Carlos Villanueva to earn a win and boost his personal mark of 5-5. Getting the ball for the Red Sox is Clay Buchholz, who owns a 11-5 record on the season with a 4.47 ERA.

View Toronto vs Boston Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
Bettors looking to side with the Red Sox in this one will find them as -160 favorites on the MLB money line. Betting the over under instead? It was hovering near 9 at its open earlier today.

Power Rankings:
This game puts the Red Sox, most recently No. 8 in the American League Odds Shark MLB Power Rankings, up against the Blue Jays, who rate an American League No. 11 in the latest survey.

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How They Match Up:
At the plate, Boston owns the No. 4 ranking for hits in the American League at 9.2 per game. By contrast, the Blue Jays are rated No. 11 in the same category at 8.3 per game.

Boston owns the American League's No. 12 defense, allowing 4.9 men per game to cross the plate. That contrasts with Toronto's American League No. 11-rated defense.

Toronto won its last outing, a 9-2 result against the Red Sox on September 8. Bettors who backed the Blue Jays at +129 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (11) sent OVER bettors to the payout window. The Blue Jays grabbed a win last time out, defeating Daisuke Matsuzaka and the Red Sox 9-2 on Saturday at Fenway Park.

Toronto Blue Jays Trends:
When playing on Sunday are 2-8
Before playing Seattle are 4-6
After playing Boston are 5-5
After a win are 5-5

Boston Red Sox Trends:
When playing on Sunday are 5-5
Before playing NY Yankees are 4-6
After playing Toronto are 3-7
After a loss are 2-8

A few Blue Jays at Red Sox trends to consider:
Toronto is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing Boston
Toronto is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing on the road against Boston
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Toronto's last 7 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Toronto's last 6 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Boston's last 5 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Boston's last 6 games when playing Toronto
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Boston's last 6 games when playing at home against Toronto
Boston is 3-8 SU in its last 11 games at home

Next up:
Toronto home to Seattle, Tuesday, September 11
Boston home to NY Yankees, Tuesday, September 11

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