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Toronto Blue Jays take on the Texas Rangers with Odds and Betting Pick

The Texas Rangers get a visit from the Toronto Blue Jays in MLB baseball betting action on Thursday, with the home side looking to send the visitors to the showers with a loss.

Yovani Gallardo will take the mound for the Texas Rangers, and he'll carry a 10-9 record into the contest. Marco Estrada gets the ball for the Toronto Blue Jays; he's 11-7 so far this season.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Baseball betting odds makers, including BetOnline, opened the Texas Rangers as 130 moneyline underdogs in this matchup. Over under total bettors saw the number open at 9.5 at shops such as Bovada.

Odds Shark computer score prediction models pick a possible 7.5-4.6 win for the Blue Jays on Thursday. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming MLB matchups here.

Toronto Blue Jays vs Texas Rangers Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Texas Rangers sport a record of 64-61 heading into this matchup, while the Toronto Blue Jays sit at 71-55 on the season Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Texas vs Toronto injuries news.

This game puts the Texas Rangers, most recently No. 9 in Odds Shark MLB Power Rankings, up against the Toronto Blue Jays, who rate a No. 1 in the latest survey.

Statistical Matchup

Rating these teams in several key categories is important for handicappers and Texas has baseball's No. 6-rated offensive output, at 8.72 hits per game. The Toronto Blue Jays average 8.9 hits per game, good for No. 8 on the list.

Pitching and defensive stats are important baseball handicapping betting factors and Texas has the No. 26-ranked defense. In the other dugout, the Blue Jays own the No. 14 mark in runs allowed.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Toronto got the job done in their last match in a 12-4 victory over Texas on Wednesday at Globe Life Park behind starter D Price.

Betting Trends
  • Toronto is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 5 of Toronto's last 5 games
  • Toronto is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games on the road
  • The total has gone OVER in 5 of Toronto's last 5 games on the road
  • Texas is 9-4 SU in its last 13 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Texas's last 10 games
  • Texas is 9-3 SU in its last 12 games at home
  • Texas is 1-6 SU in its last 7 games when playing Toronto

Next Betting Matchups

Toronto home to Detroit, Friday, August 28th
Texas home to Baltimore, Friday, August 28th

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