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Mark Buehrle faces Clay Buchholz in MLB odds action

Boston Red SoxToronto Blue Jays
May 1, 7:07 PM | TurfRogers Centre

Boston Red Sox vs Toronto Blue Jays Odds

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

The match puts starter Clay Buchholz for the Red Sox on the hill facing Mark Buehrle for the Blue Jays. Buchholz brings a 5-0 mark to the game, while Buehrle is 1-1 to date on the season.

View Boston vs Toronto Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
The Blue Jays were listed as +116 moneyline underdogs earlier in the day at BetOnline, while oddsmakers set the opening total around 8 earlier at TopBet.

Power Rankings:
This game puts the Blue Jays, most recently No. 10 in the American League Odds Shark MLB Power Rankings, up against the Red Sox, who rate an American League No. 3 in the latest survey.


How They Match Up:
Rating these teams in several key categories is important for handicappers and Toronto has the American League's No. 13-rated offensive output, at 7.7 hits per game. The Red Sox average 9.2 hits per game, good for No. 4 on the American League list.

Comparing defensive stats, Boston owns the American League's No. 2-rated road mark, allowing 3.6 runs per game on the highway. Toronto, on the other hand, rates No. 11 in scoring at home.

In their last action, Boston was a 9-7 loser on the road against the Blue Jays. Bettors on Toronto at +102 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (16) sent OVER bettors home happy as well. Boston suffered a 9-7 loss against Toronto on Tuesday, as Jon Lester wasn't able to lead his team to victory at Rogers Centre.

Boston Red Sox Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 4-6
Before playing Toronto are 4-6
After playing Toronto are 5-5
After a loss are 5-5

Toronto Blue Jays Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 3-7
Before playing Boston are 6-4
After playing Boston are 4-6
After a win are 2-8

A few Red Sox at Blue Jays trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Boston's last 5 games on the road
Boston is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games
Boston is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 7 of Boston's last 9 games
Toronto is 9-4 SU in its last 13 games when playing Boston
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Toronto's last 6 games
Toronto is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games

Next up:
Boston at Toronto, Thursday, May 2