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Toronto Blue Jays vs Boston Red Sox Betting Odds Preview and Pick

The Boston Red Sox will look to improve on a 4-4 record when they take on the Toronto Blue Jays, a key part of the MLB betting odds line up on Friday.

The match puts starter R.A. Dickey for the Toronto Blue Jays on the hill facing Rick Porcello for the Boston Red Sox. Dickey brings a 1-1 mark to the game, while Porcello is 1-0 to date on the season.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

The Toronto Blue Jays were listed as 101 underdogs on the MLB baseball moneyline at many online sportsbooks, including Bet365. The total was set at 9 before betting started earlier on Friday over at Bovada.

Handicapping models based on recent betting stats and prediction formulas pick a 4.4-4.0 win for the Red Sox. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming MLB matchups here.

Toronto Blue Jays vs Boston Red Sox Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

4-4 Boston battles the Blue Jays, currently with a 5-5 mark. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Boston vs Toronto injuries news.

This game puts the Boston Red Sox, most recently No. 9 in Odds Shark MLB Power Rankings, up against the Toronto Blue Jays, who rate a No. 4 in the latest survey.

Statistical Matchup

Scoring stats point to some edges in this matchup. The game features the Boston Red Sox No. 6-ranked scoring average of 5.5 runs per game, against a Toronto Blue Jays offense rated No. 14 and scoring 4.2 runs per game. The Red Sox have averaged 9.88 hits per game to date this season, more than the Blue Jays hitters have managed (7.3 per nine innings).

Defensively, Toronto features the No. 12-rated defense on the road, allowing 3.5 runs per game. Boston, meanwhile, comes in at No. 6 at home, scoring 5.33 runs per game.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Blue Jays grabbed a win last time out, defeating N Eovaldi and the Yankees 4-2 on Thursday at Rogers Centre.

The Red Sox enjoyed a 4-2 victory at the expense of the Orioles on Wednesday, with J Kelly throwing 5 innings of 7-hit ball at Fenway Park.

Betting Trends
  • Toronto is 2-5 SU in its last 7 games on the road
  • Toronto is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games when playing Boston
  • Toronto is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games when playing on the road against Boston
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of Toronto's last 6 games when playing on the road against Boston
  • Boston is 4-8 SU in its last 12 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 6 of Boston's last 8 games
  • Boston is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games at home
  • The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Boston's last 9 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Toronto at Boston, Saturday, April 16th

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