Mark Buehrle faces Clay Buchholz in MLB odds action
Boston Red Sox vs Toronto Blue Jays Odds
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.
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
Boston at Toronto, Thursday, May 2