English
Menu

OddsShark Top Sportsbooks

Giants Have Been Cruising As Favorites

The San Francisco Giants started the season a little rocky, but have since straightened themselves out and look to be moving in the right direction. The Giants are 8-2 SU in their past 10 as moneyline favorites after going 6-8 to start the year.

Shark Bites
  • The UNDER is 11-2 in the Blue Jays' past 13 games.
  • Madison Bumgarner is 7-7 with a 3.90 ERA against the American League.
  • Troy Tulowitzki has a career .379 batting average against Madison Bumgarner.

After an underwhelming first month to the season, Blue Jays’ ace Marcus Stroman has turned it on in May. Through his first two starts this month, the righty has a 1.80 ERA and has 17 strikeouts across 15.0 innings. The Jays are a perfect 3-0 when Stroman takes the mound on the road this year, as the pitcher has a 2.74 ERA when travelling.

Madison Bumgarner has been even more lights out in May than Stroman. MadBum has a 1.35 ERA with 17 strikeouts in 13.1 innings through his first two starts this month.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

The visiting Toronto Blue Jays were 114 moneyline underdogs in this one earlier in the day at most online sportsbooks including Bovada. The total was 7 at Bet365 for those preferring over under betting.

Prediction-scoring formulas run on this game pick a potential 4.7-3.4 result in favor of the Blue Jays. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming MLB matchups here.

Toronto Blue Jays vs San Francisco Giants Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The San Francisco Giants sport a record of 17-18 heading into this matchup, while the Toronto Blue Jays sit at 18-17 on the season Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and San Francisco vs Toronto injuries news.

According to MLB Power Rankings here, it's the No. 14-ranked San Francisco Giants and the No. 7-rated Toronto Blue Jays in this matchup.

Statistical Matchup

Scoring stats point to some edges in this matchup. The game features the San Francisco Giants No. 8-ranked scoring average of 4.63 runs per game, against a Toronto Blue Jays offense rated No. 21 and scoring 4.03 runs per game. The Giants have averaged 9 hits per game to date this season, more than the Blue Jays hitters have managed (7.66 per nine innings).

Pitching and defensive stats are important baseball handicapping betting factors and San Francisco has the No. 23-ranked defense. In the other dugout, the Blue Jays own the No. 6 mark in runs allowed.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

J Happ silenced the Giants bats in a 4-0 victory last time out versus San Francisco at AT&T Park.

Betting Trends
  • Toronto is 6-2 SU in its last 8 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 11 of Toronto's last 13 games
  • Toronto is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games on the road
  • The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Toronto's last 5 games on the road
  • San Francisco is 2-5 SU in its last 7 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 13 of San Francisco's last 19 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of San Francisco's last 5 games
  • San Francisco is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Toronto at Texas, Friday, May 13th
San Francisco at Arizona, Thursday, May 12th

Comments