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June 28, 7:07 PM | TurfRogers Centre

Pittsburgh Pirates vs Toronto Blue Jays Odds

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Baseball betting stays focused on inter-league play on Tuesday as the Pirates of Pittsburgh swing away against the Blue Jays of Toronto.

It's a pitching duel between Jo-Jo Reyes for the Blue Jays (3-6 on the year) and Kevin Correia for Pittsburgh (9-6 so far).

View Pittsburgh vs Toronto Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
The visitors opened as +-125 moneyline underdogs in this one at most online sportsbooks tracked at Odds Shark. The total opened at 8.5 for those preferring over under wagers.

Power Rankings:
This game matches up the No. 5 (Blue Jays) and the No. 13 (Pirates) teams in their respective leagues, according to our current MLB Power Rankings.

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How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Toronto's No. 5 ranked American League offense (4.5 runs per game) against a Pirates defense and pitching staff that sits at No. 6 in the National League at 3.9 runs allowed per game. The Blue Jays have been averaging 8.7 hits per game, more than the Pirates have managed so far this season (8 hits on average).

Pittsburgh brings the National League's No. 6-rated defense to this matchup, facing the Blue Jays' league No. 11-ranked defense.

Last time out for Pittsburgh, they were a 4-2 loser as they battled the Red Sox at home. Moneyline bettors who got the Red Sox at -150 were rewarded, while the 6 combined runs moved the game UNDER for totals bettors. The Pirates endured a 4-2 loss at the hands of the Red Sox on Sunday, with James McDonald throwing 6 innings of 5-hit ball at PNC Park.

The Blue Jays were a 4-2 loser in their most recent outing on the road against the Tigers. That made winners of bettors who got Detroit at -175 on the moneyline, while the total score (6) was good news for UNDER bettors. The Blue Jays were saddled with a loss last time out in Zach Stewart's start, as they lost 4-2 against Detroit on Monday at Comerica Park.

Pittsburgh Pirates Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 6-4
Before playing Toronto are 2-4
After playing Boston are 4-4
After a loss are 6-4

Toronto Blue Jays Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 6-4
Before playing Pittsburgh are 3-3
After playing Detroit are 4-6
After a loss are 4-6

A few Pirates at Blue Jays trends to consider:
Pittsburgh is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Pittsburgh's last 6 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Pittsburgh's last 6 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Pittsburgh's last 6 games when playing Toronto
The total has gone UNDER in 10 of Toronto's last 12 games
The total has gone OVER in 8 of Toronto's last 11 games at home
Toronto is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games when playing Pittsburgh
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Toronto's last 6 games when playing Pittsburgh

Next up:
Pittsburgh at Toronto, Wednesday, June 29

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