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Red Sox vs Blue Jays Baseball Game Preview

Boston Red SoxToronto Blue Jays
April 7, 1:07 PM | TurfRogers Centre

Boston Red Sox vs Toronto Blue Jays Odds

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

Toronto sends R.A. Dickey out against Jon Lester for the Red Sox in this game. Dickey is 0-1 with a 4.50 ERA on the season, while Lester is 1-0 on the year and has a 3.60 ERA.

View Boston vs Toronto Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
Toronto opened as -144 moneyline favorites in this baseball match, based on the starting pitcher matchup. That pairing made odds makers settle on an opening over under number of 7.5.

Power Rankings:
It's a baseball betting matchup between the American League No. 12-rated Blue Jays and the league No. 10-ranked Red Sox, according to the latest MLB power poll here at Odds Shark.

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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. 7-rated offensive output, at 7.6 hits per game. The Red Sox average 9.8 hits per game, good for No. 3 on the American League list.

Toronto owns the American League's No. 9 defense, allowing 4.2 men per game to cross the plate. That contrasts with Boston's American League No. 6-rated defense.

Last time out for Boston, they were a 5-0 loser as they battled the Blue Jays on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Blue Jays at -136 were rewarded, while the 5 combined runs moved the game UNDER for totals bettors. J.A. Happ shut down the Red Sox in their last game, striking out 6 in a 5-0 shutout over Boston in baseball action at Rogers Centre.

Boston Red Sox Trends:
When playing on Sunday are 5-5
Before playing Baltimore are 1-9
After playing Toronto are 3-7
After a loss are 2-8

Toronto Blue Jays Trends:
When playing on Sunday are 5-5
Before playing Detroit are 5-5
After playing Boston are 6-4
After a win are 3-7

A few Red Sox at Blue Jays trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Boston's last 6 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Boston's last 6 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Boston's last 6 games when playing Toronto
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Boston's last 6 games when playing on the road against Toronto
Toronto is 8-3 SU in its last 11 games when playing Boston
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Toronto's last 7 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Toronto's last 7 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Toronto's last 6 games when playing Boston

Next up:
Boston home to Baltimore, Monday, April 8
Toronto at Detroit, Tuesday, April 9