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MLB Betting Line Favors the Toronto Blue Jays over the Tampa Bay Rays

The Toronto Blue Jays get a visit from the Tampa Bay Rays in MLB baseball betting action on Tuesday, with the home side looking to send the visitors to the showers with a loss.

The Toronto Blue Jays will rely on Marcus Stroman to turn in a quality outing on the mound in this one, while Drew Smyly will be his counterpart for the Tampa Bay Rays. Marcus Stroman is 9-7 this season, and Drew Smyly is 6-11.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Betting fans looking to pick the Toronto Blue Jays in this matchup found them as -185 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.

Handicapping models based on recent betting stats and prediction formulas pick a 4.5-3.8 win for the Rays. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming MLB matchups here.

Tampa Bay Rays vs Toronto Blue Jays Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

Toronto (79-64) will face the 60-83 Rays in this tilt. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Toronto vs Tampa Bay injuries news.

The Toronto Blue Jays vs Tampa Bay Rays odds would favor the Blue Jays if the betting lines were set according to our power ranks. Toronto is rated No. 19 in the current Odds Shark poll, while Tampa Bay is at No. 26.

Statistical Matchup

When it comes to getting on base, the visiting Tampa Bay Rays rank No. 26 at 8.24 hits per game. That compares with the Toronto Blue Jays No. 23 ranking in that category.

Toronto owns the No. 8 defense, allowing 4.84 men per game to cross the plate. That contrasts with Tampa Bay's No. 15-rated defense.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Rays endured a 3-2 loss at the hands of the Blue Jays on Monday, with J Odorizzi throwing 7 innings of 4-hit ball at Rogers Centre.

Betting Trends
  • Tampa Bay is 4-2 ATS in its last 6 games
  • Tampa Bay is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 13 of Tampa Bay's last 17 games
  • Tampa Bay is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games on the road
  • Toronto is 0-5 ATS in its last 5 games
  • Toronto is 2-5 SU in its last 7 games
  • Toronto is 1-5 ATS in its last 6 games at home
  • Toronto is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Tampa Bay at Toronto, Wednesday, September 14th