Texas favored by -109 against Toronto on Saturday
Toronto Blue Jays vs Texas Rangers Odds
Toronto pays a visit to Texas on Saturday, hoping to shut down the Rangers bats in baseball action at Rangers Ballpark.
Texas sends Josh Lindblom out against R.A. Dickey for the Blue Jays in this game. Lindblom is 0-1 with a 5.90 ERA on the season, while Dickey is 5-8 on the year and has a 5.11 ERA.
Texas was a -109 moneyline favorites earlier in the day at BetOnline, based on the starting pitcher matchup. That pairing made odds makers at Sportsbook.ag settle on an opening over under number of 10.
This game matches up the No. 5 (Rangers) and the No. 10 (Blue Jays) teams in their respective leagues, according to our current MLB Power Rankings.
How They Match Up:
When it comes to getting on base, the visiting Blue Jays rank No. 6 in the American League at 8.8 hits per game. That compares with Texas’s No. 4 ranking in that category.
Defensively, Toronto features the American League's No. 10-rated defense on the road, allowing 4.6 runs per game. Texas, meanwhile, comes in at No. 7 in the American League at home, scoring 4.6 runs per game.
The Blue Jays were an 8-0 winner in their most recent outing on the road against the Rangers. That made winners of bettors who got Toronto at +117 on the moneyline, while the total score (8) was good news for UNDER bettors. Mark Buehrle chucked 7 shutout innings at the Rangers in their last game, striking out 7 in an 8-0 win against Texas in baseball action at Rangers Ballpark.
Toronto Blue Jays Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 6-4
Before playing Texas are 6-4
After playing Texas are 3-7
After a win are 5-5
Texas Rangers Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 7-3
Before playing Toronto are 4-6
After playing Toronto are 8-2
After a loss are 4-6
A few Blue Jays at Rangers trends to consider:
Toronto is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games on the road
Toronto is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing Texas
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Toronto's last 5 games when playing Texas
Toronto is 6-2 SU in its last 8 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Texas' last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Texas' last 5 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Texas' last 5 games when playing Toronto
Texas is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games
Toronto at Texas, Sunday, June 16