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Minnesota Twins vs Toronto Blue Jays Betting Odds Preview and Pick

The Toronto Blue Jays battle the visiting Minnesota Twins on Friday in MLB betting odds action at Rogers Centre.

Toronto sends J.A. Happ out against Bartolo Colon for the Minnesota Twins in this game. Happ is 6-9 with a 3.89 ERA on the season, while Colon is 5-10 on the year and has a 6.66 ERA.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Baseball betting odds makers, including BetOnline, opened the Toronto Blue Jays as -166 moneyline favorites in this matchup. Over under total bettors saw the number open at 9.5 at shops such as Bovada.

Prediction-scoring formulas run on this game pick a potential 5.0-4.2 result in favor of the Twins. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming MLB matchups here.

Minnesota Twins vs Toronto Blue Jays Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Toronto Blue Jays bring a 60-67 record to the battle against the 65-62 Twins. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Toronto vs Minnesota injuries news.

The Odds Shark MLB Power Rankings have the Toronto Blue Jays at No. 16 and the Minnesota Twins at No. 2 heading into this contest.

Statistical Matchup

Rating these teams in several key categories is important for handicappers and Toronto has baseball's No. 26-rated offensive output, at 8.13 hits per game. The Minnesota Twins average 8.71 hits per game, good for No. 15 on the list.

Pitching and defensive stats are important baseball handicapping betting factors and Toronto has the No. 20-ranked defense. In the other dugout, the Twins own the No. 23 mark in runs allowed.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Minnesota looks to rebound from a loss to the White Sox, who beat them 5-1 on Thursday behind a start from D Holland at Guaranteed Rate Field.

The Blue Jays were shut out in their last start, struggling to get much going against the Tampa Bay staff and losing 2-0 to the Rays on Thursday at Tropicana Field.

Betting Trends
  • Minnesota is 7-2 ATS in its last 9 games
  • Minnesota is 13-6 SU in its last 19 games
  • Minnesota is 8-3 ATS in its last 11 games on the road
  • Minnesota is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games when playing Toronto
  • Toronto is 4-1 ATS in its last 5 games
  • Toronto is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of Toronto's last 6 games
  • Toronto is 4-2 ATS in its last 6 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Minnesota at Toronto, Saturday, August 26th