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Rockies close out series in Toronto

The Colorado Rockies and the Toronto Blue Jays will close out their three-game interleague series at the Rogers Centre on Wednesday night, with Mark Buehrle making the start for Toronto.

Buehrle is just 3-4 with a 4.66 ERA on the season, but he held the Texas Rangers scoreless on four hits over seven innings of work in his last outing on June 14. The lefthander is 1-0 with a 3.68 ERA over his two career starts against the Rockies.

Juan Nicasio will pitch for the Rockies in this game; Nicasio is 4-2 on the year and has a 4.86 ERA.

View Colorado vs Toronto Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
Toronto was a -160 moneyline favorites earlier in the day at BetOnline, based on the starting pitcher matchup. That pairing made odds makers at Sportsbook.ag settle on an opening over under number of 9.

Power Rankings:
The Blue Jays - Rockies odds would favor the Rockies if the lines were set according to our power ranks. Toronto is rated No. 8 in the current American League Odds Shark poll, while Colorado is at No. 5 in the National League.

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How They Match Up:
At the plate, Toronto owns the No. 6 ranking for hits in the American League at 8.8 per game. By contrast, the Rockies are rated No. 1 in the same category at 9.6 per game.

Pitching and defensive stats are important baseball handicapping factors and Toronto has the American League's No. 14-ranked defense. In the other dugout, the Rockies own the National League's No. 10 mark in runs allowed.

Colorado lost its last outing, an 8-3 result against the Blue Jays on June 18. Bettors who backed the Blue Jays at -148 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (11) sent OVER bettors to the payout window. The Rockies were saddled with a loss last time out in Jeff Francis' start, as they lost 8-3 against Toronto on Tuesday at Rogers Centre.

Colorado Rockies Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 4-6
Before playing Washington are 4-6
After playing Toronto are 4-6
After a loss are 5-5

Toronto Blue Jays Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 4-6
Before playing Baltimore are 5-5
After playing Colorado are 6-4
After a win are 8-2

A few Rockies at Blue Jays trends to consider:
Colorado is 3-6 SU in its last 9 games on the road
Colorado is 2-5 SU in its last 7 games
Colorado is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games when playing on the road against Toronto
Toronto is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
Toronto is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing at home against Colorado
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Toronto's last 6 games
Toronto is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games at home

Next up:
Colorado at Washington, Thursday, June 20
Toronto home to Baltimore, Friday, June 21