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MLB Game Preview - Mets underdogs vs Blue Jays at Toronto

New York MetsToronto Blue Jays
May 19, 1:07 PM | TurfRogers Centre

New York Mets vs Toronto Blue Jays Odds

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Inter-league play resumes on Saturday as the Blue Jays take on the Mets at Rogers Centre in a key battle on the odds menu.

It's a pitching duel between Brandon Morrow for the Blue Jays (4-2 on the year) and Miguel Batista for New York (1-1 so far).

View NY Mets vs Toronto Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
Bettors looking to side with the Blue Jays in this one will find them as -200 favorites on the MLB money line. Betting the over under instead? It was hovering near 8.5 at its open earlier today.

Power Rankings:
The Odds Shark MLB Power Rankings have the Blue Jays at No. 4 in the American League and the Mets at No. 15 in the National League heading into this contest.

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How They Match Up:
Rating these teams in several key categories is important for handicappers and Toronto has the American League's No. 3-rated offensive output, at 8.2 hits per game. The Mets average 8.8 hits per game, good for No. 5 on the National League list.

Comparing defensive stats, New York owns the National League's No. 16-rated road mark, allowing 6.5 runs per game on the highway. Toronto, on the other hand, rates No. 2 in scoring at home.

New York lost its last outing, a 14-5 result against the Blue Jays on May 18. Bettors who backed the Blue Jays at -154 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (19) sent OVER bettors to the payout window. New York looks to rebound from a loss to the Blue Jays, who beat them 14-5 on Friday behind a start from Ricky Romero at Rogers Centre.

New York Mets Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 2-8
Before playing Toronto are 7-3
After playing Toronto are 7-3
After a loss are 6-4

Toronto Blue Jays Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 5-5
Before playing NY Mets are 5-5
After playing NY Mets are 3-7
After a win are 6-4

A few Mets at Blue Jays trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 5 of NY Mets' last 5 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 10 of NY Mets' last 11 games
The total has gone OVER in 5 of NY Mets' last 6 games when playing on the road against Toronto
NY Mets are 7-2 SU in its last 9 games when playing Toronto
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Toronto's last 6 games when playing at home against NY Mets
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Toronto's last 7 games
Toronto is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 12 of Toronto's last 17 games at home

Next up:
NY Mets at Toronto, Sunday, May 20

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