Texas Rangers Open as Moneyline Underdog vs the Toronto Blue Jays
The MLB baseball betting odds board sees a clash between Toronto and the Texas on Saturday, with the host Blue Jays trying to win for themselves and reward betting fans who pick them on the moneyline.
The Toronto Blue Jays will rely on Marcus Stroman to turn in a quality outing on the mound in this one, while Colby Lewis will be his counterpart for the Texas Rangers. Marcus Stroman is 4-2 this season, and Colby Lewis is 6-6.
Texas Rangers vs Toronto Blue Jays Opening Odds and Betting Line
Sportsbooks such as 5Dimes had set the Toronto Blue Jays as -170 favorites on the moneyline for this contest. The over under was hovering near 9.5 for betting fans hoping to turn a profit on totals at Bovada.
Computer Prediction: Texas Rangers vs Toronto Blue Jays Pick
Handicapping models based on recent betting stats and prediction formulas pick a 4.7-3.4 win for the Blue Jays. A 4.7-3.4 result in favor of the Blue Jays is the prediction by the Odds Shark handicapping pick engine. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming MLB matchups here.
Team Betting Records & Power Rankings
The Toronto Blue Jays sport a record of 49-48 heading into this matchup, while the Texas Rangers sit at 39-57 on the season Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Toronto vs Texas injuries news.
The Odds Shark MLB Power Rankings have the Toronto Blue Jays at No. 17 and the Texas Rangers at No. 30 heading into this contest.
How Texas Rangers vs Toronto Blue Jays Stats Matchup
Rating these teams in several key categories is important for handicappers and Toronto has baseball's No. 6-rated offensive output, at 8.8 hits per game. The Texas Rangers average 8.76 hits per game, good for No. 12 on the list.
Texas brings the No. 29-rated defense to this matchup, facing the Blue Jays's No. 19-ranked defense.
Recent Outings Betting Recap
In their last action, Texas was a 5-1 winner on the road against the Blue Jays. Bettors on Texas at -109 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (6) sent UNDER bettors home happy as well. The Rangers hope for a dominant pitching performance similar to their last game when Yu Darvish struck out 12 batters in 5-1 victory on Friday at Rogers Centre.
Texas Rangers vs Toronto Blue Jays Betting Odds Trends
Texas is 1-8 SU in its last 9 games
The total has gone OVER in 8 of Texas's last 11 games
Texas is 2-11 SU in its last 13 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Texas's last 7 games on the road
Toronto is 2-9 SU in its last 11 games
The total has gone UNDER in 11 of Toronto's last 15 games
Toronto is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Toronto's last 5 games at home
Next Betting Matchups
Texas at Toronto, Sunday, July 20th