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Jon Lester vs Ricky Romero matchup featured in MLB action

Boston Red SoxToronto Blue Jays
April 11, 12:37 PM | TurfRogers Centre

Boston Red Sox vs Toronto Blue Jays Odds

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Baseball bettors look for value at Rogers Centre on Wednesday as host Toronto battles the Boston Red Sox in baseball odds action.

It's a pitching duel between Ricky Romero for the Blue Jays (0-0 on the year) and Jon Lester for Boston (0-0 so far).

View Boston vs Toronto Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
Sportsbooks had set the Blue Jays as -101 favorites on the opening moneyline for this contest. The over under opened at 8 for bettors hoping to turn a profit on totals.

Power Rankings:
It's a baseball betting matchup between the American League No. 11-rated Blue Jays and the league No. 5-ranked Red Sox, according to the latest MLB power poll here at Odds Shark.

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How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Toronto's No. 2 ranked American League offense (5.2 runs per game) against a Red Sox defense and pitching staff that sits at No. 14 in the American League at 7 runs allowed per game. The Blue Jays have been averaging 8.6 hits per game, less than the Red Sox have managed so far this season (9.2 hits on average).

Defensively, Boston features the American League's No. 14-rated defense on the road, allowing 7 runs per game. Toronto, meanwhile, comes in at No. 4 in the American League at home, scoring 4.5 runs per game.

The Red Sox were a 7-3 loser in their most recent outing on the road against the Blue Jays. That made winners of bettors who got Toronto at +116 on the moneyline, while the total score (10) was good news for OVER bettors. Boston didn't get the job done in their last match, falling 7-3 to Toronto on Tuesday at Rogers Centre.

Boston Red Sox Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 6-4
Before playing Tampa Bay are 2-8
After playing Toronto are 4-6
After a loss are 4-6

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

A few Red Sox at Blue Jays trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Boston's last 5 games when playing on the road against Toronto
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Boston's last 7 games when playing Toronto
The total has gone OVER in 11 of Boston's last 16 games
Boston is 15-8 SU in its last 23 games when playing on the road against Toronto
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Toronto's last 5 games when playing at home against Boston
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Toronto's last 7 games when playing Boston
Toronto is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Toronto's last 9 games

Next up:
Boston home to Tampa Bay, Friday, April 13
Toronto home to Baltimore, Friday, April 13

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