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MLB Game Preview - Indians underdogs vs Blue Jays at Toronto

Cleveland IndiansToronto Blue Jays
April 2, 7:07 PM | TurfRogers Centre

Cleveland Indians vs Toronto Blue Jays Odds

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The Toronto Blue Jays look to emerge victorious in MLB odds action as the Indians arrive at Rogers Centre on Tuesday.

R.A. Dickey will take the mound for Toronto, and he'll carry a 0-0 record into the contest. Justin Masterson gets the ball for Cleveland; he's 0-0 so far this season.

View Cleveland vs Toronto Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
Bettors looking to back visiting Cleveland before the first pitch in this match will find them as +-160-moneyline underdogs. They will see an opening total of 8.

Power Rankings:
The Blue Jays - Indians odds would favor the Blue Jays if the lines were set according to our power ranks. Toronto is rated No. 12 in the current American League Odds Shark poll, while Cleveland is at No. 14 in the American League.

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How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Toronto's No. 10 ranked American League offense (0 runs per game) against a Indians defense and pitching staff that sits at No. 1 in the American League at 0 runs allowed per game. The Blue Jays have been averaging 0 hits per game, almost the same as the Indians have managed so far this season (0 hits on average).

Comparing defensive stats, Cleveland owns the American League's No. 1-rated road mark, allowing 0 runs per game on the highway. Toronto, on the other hand, rates No. 5 in scoring at home.

Cleveland lost its last outing, a 9-0 result against the White Sox on October 3. Bettors who backed the White Sox at +128 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (9) sent OVER bettors to the payout window. The Indians were shut out in their last start, struggling to get much going against the Chicago staff and losing 9-0 to the White Sox on Wednesday at Progressive Field.

Toronto won its last outing, a 2-1 result against the Twins on October 3. Bettors who backed the Blue Jays at -151 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (3) sent UNDER bettors to the payout window. Toronto hopes solid pitching and defense that led to their last victory - a 11-strikeout performance from Brandon Morrow - will prevail again after their 2-1 victory against Minnesota at Rogers Centre.

Cleveland Indians Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 4-6
Before playing Toronto are 4-6
After playing Chi White Sox are 6-4
After a loss are 7-3

Toronto Blue Jays Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 4-6
Before playing Cleveland are 6-4
After playing Minnesota are 7-3
After a win are 4-6

A few Indians at Blue Jays trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Cleveland's last 7 games
The total has gone OVER in 9 of Cleveland's last 13 games when playing Toronto
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Cleveland's last 6 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Cleveland's last 6 games when playing on the road against Toronto
Toronto is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
Toronto is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games at home
Toronto is 7-2 SU in its last 9 games when playing Cleveland
The total has gone OVER in 9 of Toronto's last 13 games when playing Cleveland

Next up:
Cleveland at Toronto, Wednesday, April 3