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Pittsburgh Pirates Face the Toronto Blue Jays Sunday: MLB Odds and Betting Trends

The Toronto Blue Jays will look to improve on a 55-61 record when they take on the Pittsburgh Pirates, a key part of the MLB betting odds line up on Sunday.

J.A. Happ will take the mound for the Toronto Blue Jays, and he'll carry a 5-8 record into the contest. Chad Kuhl gets the ball for the Pittsburgh Pirates; he's 5-7 so far this season.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Betting fans looking to pick the Toronto Blue Jays in this matchup found them as -153 favorites on the MLB money line at BetOnline. Betting the over under instead? It was 9 at its open earlier today and hovering near that number at Bovada.

Odds Shark computer prediction formulas pick a 4.3-3.5 win for the Pirates on Sunday. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming MLB matchups here.

Pittsburgh Pirates vs Toronto Blue Jays Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Toronto Blue Jays bring a 55-61 record to the battle against the 58-59 Pirates. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Toronto vs Pittsburgh injuries news.

This game puts the Toronto Blue Jays, most recently No. 25 in Odds Shark MLB Power Rankings, up against the Pittsburgh Pirates, who rate a No. 20 in the latest survey.

Statistical Matchup

The game also pits Toronto Blue Jays No. 26-rated offense, averaging 4.28 runs per game, against a Pittsburgh Pirates defense that ranks No. 12 at 4.5 in runs allowed per game. The Toronto Blue Jays have averaged 8.19 hits per game so far, less than Pittsburgh Pirates batters have averaged on the year (8.34 hits per game).

Defensively, Pittsburgh features the No. 11-rated defense on the road, allowing 4.49 runs per game. Toronto, meanwhile, comes in at No. 27 at home, scoring 4.12 runs per game.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Pittsburgh looks to rebound from a loss to the Blue Jays, who beat them 7-2 on Saturday behind a start from Chris Rowley at Rogers Centre.

Betting Trends
  • Pittsburgh is 4-2 ATS in its last 6 games
  • Pittsburgh is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games
  • Pittsburgh is 3-6 SU in its last 9 games on the road
  • The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Pittsburgh's last 8 games on the road
  • Toronto is 5-2 ATS in its last 7 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Toronto's last 5 games
  • Toronto is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games at home
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Toronto's last 5 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Pittsburgh at Milwaukee, Tuesday, August 15th
Toronto home to Tampa Bay, Monday, August 14th