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Toronto Blue Jays vs Texas Rangers in MLB Betting Odds

Toronto Blue Jays

vs

Texas Rangers
Friday, May 16, 2014 8:05 PM ET
Globe Life Park

MLB wagering interest swings to the Toronto Blue Jays vs Texas Rangers battle on Friday at Globe Life Park as the Rangers try to pick up a win on home turf and reward those moneyline betting.

The match puts starter Drew Hutchison for the Toronto Blue Jays on the hill facing Yu Darvish for the Texas Rangers. Hutchison brings a 1-3 mark to the game, while Darvish is 3-1 to date on the season.

Toronto Blue Jays vs Texas Rangers Opening Odds and Betting Line

The visiting Toronto Blue Jays were 155 moneyline underdogs in this one earlier in the day at most online sportsbooks including Bovada. The total was 8.5 at GTbets.eu for those preferring over under betting.

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Computer Prediction: Toronto Blue Jays vs Texas Rangers Pick

Odds Shark prediction models pick the Blue Jays to win this game 4.8-3.9. 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 Odds and Stats.

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Texas Rangers bring a 20-21 record to the battle against the 21-21 Blue Jays. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Texas vs Toronto injuries news.

The Texas Rangers vs Toronto Blue Jays odds would favor the Blue Jays if the betting lines were set according to our power ranks. Texas is rated No. 30 in the current Odds Shark poll, while Toronto is at No. 9.

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How Toronto Blue Jays vs Texas Rangers Stats Matchup

On offense, it's a battle between the Texas Rangers and its No. 17-rated batting order, averaging 4.07 runs per nine innings, against the No. 4 lineup of the Toronto Blue Jays at 4.93 runs per outing.

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. 25 mark in runs allowed.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

In their last action, Toronto was a 4-2 winner at home against the Indians. Bettors on Toronto at -104 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (6) sent UNDER bettors home happy as well. Toronto got the job done in their last match in a 4-2 victory over Cleveland on Thursday at Rogers Centre behind starter J.A. Happ.

The Rangers were a 5-4 loser in their most recent outing on the road against the Astros. That made winners of bettors who got Houston at +107 on the moneyline, while the total score (9) was good news for OVER bettors. Texas looks to rebound from a loss to the Astros, who beat them 5-4 on Wednesday behind a start from Scott Feldman at Minute Maid Park.

Toronto Blue Jays vs Texas Rangers Betting Odds Trends

Toronto is 8-4 SU in its last 12 games
The total has gone OVER in 10 of Toronto's last 15 games
Toronto is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Toronto's last 6 games on the road
Texas is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games
Texas is 2-7 SU in its last 9 games at home
Texas is 1-6 SU in its last 7 games when playing Toronto
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Texas's last 7 games when playing Toronto

Next Betting Matchups

Toronto at Texas, Saturday, May 17th

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