Mark Buehrle faces Brett Myers in MLB odds action
Cleveland Indians vs Toronto Blue Jays Odds
The Blue Jays get a visit from the Cleveland Indians in baseball action on Thursday, with the home side looking to send the visitors to the showers with a loss.
The Blue Jays will rely on Mark Buehrle to turn in a quality outing on the mound in this one, while Brett Myers will be his counterpart for the Indians. Mark Buehrle is 0-0 this season, and Brett Myers is 0-0.
The Indians were listed as +-170 underdogs on the baseball moneyline at many online sportsbooks. The total was set at 9 before betting started earlier on Monday.
This game matches up the No. 12 (Blue Jays) and the No. 14 (Indians) teams in their respective leagues, according to our current MLB Power Rankings.
How They Match Up:
When it comes to getting on base, the visiting Indians rank No. 5 in the American League at 8.5 hits per game. That compares with Toronto’s No. 15 ranking in that category.
Toronto owns the American League's No. 10 defense, allowing 3.5 men per game to cross the plate. That contrasts with Cleveland's American League No. 2-rated defense.
Cleveland won its last outing, a 3-2 result against the Blue Jays on April 3. Bettors who backed the Indians at +160 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (5) sent UNDER bettors to the payout window. Cleveland needed extra innings to get the job done against the Blue Jays on Wednesday as the Indians defeated them 3-2 at Rogers Centre.
Cleveland Indians Trends:
When playing on Thursday are 7-3
Before playing Tampa Bay are 6-4
After playing Toronto are 4-6
After a win are 3-7
Toronto Blue Jays Trends:
When playing on Thursday are 5-5
Before playing Boston are 6-4
After playing Cleveland are 6-4
After a loss are 4-6
A few Indians at Blue Jays trends to consider:
Cleveland is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Cleveland's last 6 games when playing Toronto
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Cleveland's last 5 games when playing on the road against Toronto
Cleveland is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games when playing on the road against Toronto
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Toronto's last 6 games when playing Cleveland
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Toronto's last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Toronto's last 5 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Toronto's last 5 games when playing at home against Cleveland
Cleveland at Tampa Bay, Friday, April 5
Toronto home to Boston, Friday, April 5