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Hutchison Paying for Blue Jays at Home

The Toronto Blue Jays are 7-2 in Drew Hutchison's nine starts at home so far this season as he gets the ball for them at the Rogers Centre on Friday night in MLB betting action at the sportsbooks against the Kansas City Royals.

Overall Hutchison is 9-2 with a 5.42 ERA on the season, but he's 7-1 with a 2.21 ERA over his nine home starts so far in 2015. Johnny Cueto (7-6, 2.62 ERA) will be making his debut as a member of the Royals' starting staff on Friday night.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Baseball betting odds makers, including BetOnline, opened the Toronto Blue Jays as 100 moneyline underdogs in this matchup. Over under total bettors saw the number open at 8 at shops such as Bovada.

Odds Shark prediction models pick the Blue Jays to win this game 4.9-4.3. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming MLB matchups here.

Kansas City Royals vs Toronto Blue Jays Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Toronto Blue Jays sport a record of 52-51 heading into this matchup, while the Kansas City Royals sit at 61-40 on the season Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Toronto vs Kansas City injuries news.

It's a MLB baseball betting matchup between the No. 2-rated Toronto Blue Jays and the league No. 18-ranked Kansas City Royals, according to the latest MLB power poll here at Odds Shark.

Statistical Matchup

Offensively, the game matches up Toronto Blue Jays No. 1 ranked offense (5.27 runs per game) against a Kansas City Royals defense and pitching staff that sits at No. 6 at 3.68 runs allowed per game. The Toronto Blue Jays have been averaging 8.86 hits per game, less than the Kansas City Royals have managed so far this season (9.21 hits on average).

Comparing defensive stats, Kansas City owns the No. 7-rated road mark, allowing 3.94 runs per game on the highway. Toronto, on the other hand, rates No. 1 in scoring at home.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Kansas City suffered a 5-2 loss against Toronto on Thursday, as D Duffy wasn't able to lead his team to victory at Rogers Centre.

Betting Trends
  • Kansas City is 16-7 SU in its last 23 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Kansas City's last 7 games
  • Kansas City is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games when playing Toronto
  • The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Kansas City's last 8 games when playing on the road against Toronto
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of Toronto's last 6 games
  • Toronto is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games at home
  • The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Toronto's last 6 games at home
  • Toronto is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games when playing Kansas City

Next Betting Matchups

Kansas City at Toronto, Saturday, August 1st