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July 22, 8:05 PM | GrassRangers Ballpark

Toronto Blue Jays vs Texas Rangers Odds

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Rangers Ballpark hosts an MLB battle between the Texas Rangers and the visiting Toronto Blue Jays on Friday.

Jo-Jo Reyes, with a record of 5-7 on the season, gets the ball for the Blue Jays, while the Rangers trot Colby Lewis to the mound in this one. He is 9-7 so far in 2011.

View Toronto vs Texas Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
Sportsbooks had installed the Rangers as -180 moneyline favorites in this particular MLB matchup. The total, meanwhile, was set early at 10 before betting started to move the line.

Power Rankings:
This game matches up the No. 3 (Rangers) and the No. 4 (Blue Jays) teams in their respective leagues, according to our current MLB Power Rankings.

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How They Match Up:
When it comes to getting on base, the visiting Blue Jays rank No. 4 in the American League at 9 hits per game. That compares with Texas’s No. 2 ranking in that category.

Texas owns the American League's No. 8 defense, allowing 4.2 men per game to cross the plate. That contrasts with Toronto's American League No. 10-rated defense.

Last time out for Toronto, they were a 7-5 winner as they battled the Mariners at home. Moneyline bettors who got the Blue Jays at -168 were rewarded, while the 12 combined runs moved the game OVER for totals bettors. Toronto looks to continue its winning ways following a victory last time out against the Mariners, a 7-5 final on Thursday in support of Ricky Romero at Rogers Centre.

The Rangers were a 1-0 loser in their most recent outing on the road against the Angels. That made winners of bettors who got Los Angeles at -119 on the moneyline, while the total score (1) was good news for UNDER bettors. Texas didn't plate a single run in their last outing, shut down by Jered Weaver in a losing cause, 1-0, against Los Angeles on Thursday.

Toronto Blue Jays Trends:
When playing on Friday are 2-8
Before playing Texas are 7-3
After playing Seattle are 6-4
After a win are 7-3

Texas Rangers Trends:
When playing on Friday are 8-2
Before playing Toronto are 3-7
After playing LA Angels are 4-6
After a loss are 6-4

A few Blue Jays at Rangers trends to consider:
Toronto is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games when playing on the road against Texas
Toronto is 8-2 SU in its last 10 games
Toronto is 10-3 SU in its last 13 games when playing Texas
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Toronto's last 6 games when playing on the road against Texas
Texas is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home
Texas is 12-2 SU in its last 14 games
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Texas' last 8 games
The total has gone OVER in 9 of Texas' last 12 games at home

Next up:
Toronto at Texas, Saturday, July 23

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