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Baltimore OriolesToronto Blue Jays
June 16, 12:37 PM | TurfRogers Centre

Baltimore Orioles vs Toronto Blue Jays Odds

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The Toronto Blue Jays will look to bolster their win total and reward moneyline bettors when the Baltimore Orioles invade Rogers Centre on Thursday.

The Blue Jays will rely on Jo-Jo Reyes to turn in a quality outing on the mound in this one, while Jeremy Guthrie will be his counterpart for the Orioles. Jo-Jo Reyes is 2-5 this season, and Jeremy Guthrie is 2-8.

View Baltimore vs Toronto Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
Sportsbooks had set the Blue Jays as -115 favorites on the opening moneyline for this contest. The over under opened at 9 for bettors hoping to turn a profit on totals.

Power Rankings:
The Blue Jays sit at No. 5 in the American League in the current MLB power poll here at Odds Shark, while the Orioles sit at an American League No. 11 on the same chart.

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How They Match Up:
Scoring stats point to some edges in this matchup. The game features Toronto's American League No. 3-ranked scoring average of 4.8 runs per game, against a Orioles offense rated No. 10 and scoring 4.1 runs per game in the league. The Blue Jays have averaged 9.1 hits per game to date this season, more than the Orioles hitters have managed (8.7 per nine innings).

Toronto owns the American League's No. 13 defense, allowing 4.7 men per game to cross the plate. That contrasts with Baltimore's American League No. 11-rated defense.

Last time out for Baltimore, they were a 4-1 loser as they battled the Blue Jays on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Blue Jays at -150 were rewarded, while the 5 combined runs moved the game UNDER for totals bettors. The Orioles endured a 4-1 loss at the hands of the Blue Jays on Wednesday, with Jake Arrieta throwing 6 2/3 innings of 9-hit ball at Rogers Centre.

Baltimore Orioles Trends:
When playing on Thursday are 2-8
Before playing Washington are 6-4
After playing Toronto are 5-5
After a loss are 3-7

Toronto Blue Jays Trends:
When playing on Thursday are 6-4
Before playing Cincinnati are 6-3
After playing Baltimore are 6-4
After a win are 5-5

A few Orioles at Blue Jays trends to consider:
Baltimore is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games
Baltimore is 1-7 SU in its last 8 games when playing Toronto
Baltimore is 1-8 SU in its last 9 games on the road
Baltimore is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games when playing on the road against Toronto
Toronto is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing at home against Baltimore
Toronto is 7-1 SU in its last 8 games when playing Baltimore
The total has gone OVER in 8 of Toronto's last 10 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 12 of Toronto's last 17 games

Next up:
Baltimore at Washington, Friday, June 17
Toronto at Cincinnati, Friday, June 17

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