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Toronto Blue JaysSt. Louis Cardinals
June 26, 2:15 PM | GrassBusch Stadium

Toronto Blue Jays vs St. Louis Cardinals Odds

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The Cardinals will be trying to slam their rivals from the other league on Sunday, as the Toronto Blue Jays visit in inter-league play at Busch Stadium.

The Cardinals will turn to Kyle McClellan and his 5-3 record as they look for a win in this one, while the Blue Jays send Ricky Romero (6-7) to the hill.

View Toronto vs St Louis Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
Baseball odds makers opened the Cardinals as -101 moneyline favorites in this matchup. Over under bettors saw the number open at 7.5.

Power Rankings:
This game matches up the No. 6 (Cardinals) and the No. 5 (Blue Jays) teams in their respective leagues, according to our current MLB Power Rankings.

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How They Match Up:
Scoring stats point to some edges in this matchup. The game features St. Louis' National League No. 2-ranked scoring average of 4.7 runs per game, against a Blue Jays offense rated No. 4 and scoring 4.6 runs per game in the league. The Cardinals have averaged 9.2 hits per game to date this season, more than the Blue Jays hitters have managed (8.7 per nine innings).

Pitching and defensive stats are important baseball handicapping factors and St. Louis has the National League's No. 14-ranked defense. In the other dugout, the Blue Jays own the American League's No. 11 mark in runs allowed.

The Blue Jays were a 6-3 winner in their most recent outing on the road against the Cardinals. That made winners of bettors who got Toronto at +130 on the moneyline, while the total score (9) was good news for OVER bettors. The Blue Jays grabbed a win last time out, defeating Jaime Garcia and the Cardinals 6-3 on Saturday at Busch Stadium.

Toronto Blue Jays Trends:
When playing on Sunday are 6-4
Before playing Detroit are 6-4
After playing St. Louis are 5-5
After a win are 4-6

St. Louis Cardinals Trends:
When playing on Sunday are 5-5
Before playing Baltimore are 2-1
After playing Toronto are 6-4
After a loss are 2-8

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

Next up:
Toronto at Detroit, Monday, June 27
St. Louis at Baltimore, Tuesday, June 28

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