Moneyline favors Blue Jays in battle with Indians

Toronto Blue JaysCleveland Indians
July 11, 12:05 PM | GrassProgressive Field

Toronto Blue Jays vs Cleveland Indians Odds

44-46TEAM RECORD47-44

The baseball wagering menu sees a clash between Cleveland and Toronto on Thursday, with the host Indians trying to win for themselves and reward bettors who back them on the moneyline.

Cleveland sends Danny Salazar out against R.A. Dickey for the Blue Jays in this game. Salazar is 0-0 with a 0.00 ERA on the season, while Dickey is 8-9 on the year and has a 4.77 ERA.

View Toronto vs Cleveland Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
Sportsbooks such as Bovada had installed the Indians as +115 moneyline underdogs in this particular MLB matchup. The total, meanwhile, was set early at 9 before betting at 5Dimes started to move the line.

Power Rankings:
The MLB Power Rankings show a disparity between these teams, with the Indians rated this week at No. 9 and the Blue Jays sitting at No. 11.

ADVERTISEMENT:

How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Cleveland's No. 4 ranked American League offense (4.8 runs per game) against a Blue Jays defense and pitching staff that sits at No. 13 in the American League at 4.6 runs allowed per game. The Indians have been averaging 8.7 hits per game, more than the Blue Jays have managed so far this season (8.6 hits on average).

Comparing defensive stats, Toronto owns the American League's No. 8-rated road mark, allowing 4.4 runs per game on the highway. Cleveland, on the other hand, rates No. 9 in scoring at home.

The Blue Jays were a 5-4 winner in their most recent outing on the road against the Indians. That made winners of bettors who got Toronto at +140 on the moneyline, while the total score (9) was good news for OVER bettors. The Blue Jays grabbed a win last time out, defeating Justin Masterson and the Indians 5-4 on Wednesday at Progressive Field.

Toronto Blue Jays Trends:
When playing on Thursday are 4-6
Before playing Baltimore are 6-4
After playing Cleveland are 5-5
After a win are 4-6

Cleveland Indians Trends:
When playing on Thursday are 4-6
Before playing Kansas City are 5-5
After playing Toronto are 3-7
After a loss are 7-3

A few Blue Jays at Indians trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 10 of Toronto's last 13 games on the road
Toronto is 6-2 SU in its last 8 games when playing on the road against Cleveland
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Toronto's last 6 games when playing Cleveland
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Toronto's last 9 games when playing on the road against Cleveland
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Cleveland's last 9 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Cleveland's last 6 games when playing Toronto
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Cleveland's last 9 games when playing at home against Toronto
Cleveland is 2-5 SU in its last 7 games at home

Next up:
Toronto at Baltimore, Friday, July 12
Cleveland home to Kansas City, Friday, July 12

Share this: