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MLB Game Preview - Blue Jays underdogs vs Red Sox at Boston

Toronto Blue JaysBoston Red Sox
April 15, 7:10 PM | GrassFenway Park

Toronto Blue Jays vs Boston Red Sox Odds


The baseball wagering menu sees a clash between Boston and Toronto on Friday, with the host Red Sox trying to win for themselves and reward bettors who back them on the moneyline.

The Red Sox will rely on Clay Buchholz to turn in a quality outing on the mound in this one, while Brett Cecil will be his counterpart for the Blue Jays. Clay Buchholz is 0-2 this season, and Brett Cecil is 0-1.

View Toronto vs Boston Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
If you're going with the Red Sox in this one, they're listed as moneyline favorites of -170 on most baseball betting menus for Monday's contest.

How They Match Up:
Rating these teams in several key categories is important for handicappers and Boston has the American League's No. 10-rated offensive output, at 7.6 hits per game. The Blue Jays average 9.4 hits per game, good for No. 3 on the American League list.

Toronto brings the American League's No. 5-rated defense to this matchup, facing the Red Sox's league No. 14-ranked defense.

Last time out for Toronto, they were an 8-3 winner as they battled the Mariners on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Blue Jays at -120 were rewarded, while the 11 combined runs moved the game OVER for totals bettors. Toronto rolled to an 8-3 win against Seattle on Wednesday, as Kyle Drabek and the Blue Jays' bats led the team to victory at Safeco Field.

Toronto Blue Jays Trends:
When playing on Friday are 6-4
Before playing Boston are 5-5
After playing Seattle are 6-4
After a win are 5-5

Boston Red Sox Trends:
When playing on Friday are 4-6
Before playing Toronto are 5-5
After playing Tampa Bay are 2-8
After a loss are 3-7

A few Blue Jays at Red Sox trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Toronto's last 9 games when playing Boston
Toronto is 15-8 SU in its last 23 games
Toronto is 6-12 SU in its last 18 games when playing Boston
Toronto is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Boston's last 8 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 10 of Boston's last 15 games
Boston is 12-6 SU in its last 18 games when playing Toronto
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Boston's last 9 games when playing Toronto

Next up:
Toronto at Boston, Saturday, April 16