Toronto Blue Jays vs Baltimore Orioles Betting Matchup Report
Baltimore Orioles vs Toronto Blue Jays Odds
Toronto will look to improve on its 20-28 record when take on Baltimore, a key part of the MLB odds lineup on Saturday.
The match puts starter Freddy Garcia for the Orioles on the hill facing R.A. Dickey for the Blue Jays. Garcia brings a 0-2 mark to the game, while Dickey is 4-5 to date on the season.
Sportsbooks such as 5Dimes had set the Blue Jays as -160 favorites on the moneyline for this contest. The over under was hovering near 9 for bettors hoping to turn a profit on totals at Bovada.
The Odds Shark MLB Power Rankings have the Blue Jays at No. 10 in the American League and the Orioles at No. 8 in the American League heading into this contest.
How They Match Up:
Rating these teams in several key categories is important for handicappers and Toronto has the American League's No. 9-rated offensive output, at 8.3 hits per game. The Orioles average 9.5 hits per game, good for No. 2 on the American League list.
Toronto owns the American League's No. 14 defense, allowing 5.2 men per game to cross the plate. That contrasts with Baltimore's American League No. 10-rated defense.
The Orioles were a 10-6 winner in their most recent outing on the road against the Blue Jays. That made winners of bettors who got Baltimore at +100 on the moneyline, while the total score (16) was good news for OVER bettors. Baltimore got the job done in their last match in a 10-6 victory over Toronto on Friday at Rogers Centre behind starter Chris Tillman.
Baltimore Orioles Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 6-4
Before playing Toronto are 5-5
After playing Toronto are 6-4
After a win are 4-6
Toronto Blue Jays Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 3-7
Before playing Baltimore are 5-5
After playing Baltimore are 6-4
After a loss are 4-6
A few Orioles at Blue Jays trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Baltimore's last 7 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Baltimore's last 5 games when playing on the road against Toronto
Baltimore is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Baltimore's last 9 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Toronto's last 5 games when playing at home against Baltimore
The total has gone OVER in 7 of Toronto's last 9 games at home
Toronto is 6-2 SU in its last 8 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 13 of Toronto's last 18 games
Baltimore at Toronto, Sunday, May 26