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Red Sox Have Been Handling the Jays

Despite finishing in the basement of the AL East last season, the Boston Red Sox found success against the division winning Toronto Blue Jays. The BoSox have won five of the past six meeting with the Jays while averaging over five runs per game.

Shark Bites
  • David Price has the highest winning percentage of any pitcher in baseball vs the Blue Jays.
  • The UNDER is 4-1 in the Blue Jays past five games.
  • In 33 career at-bats against Price, Jose Bautista has four home runs and nine RBIs.

David Price has fared well in his career at Fenway Park, with the ace posting a 6-1 record with a 2.39 ERA in 12 career starts in Boston. However, Price struggled in his Fenway debut in a Red Sox uniform by giving up five earned runs in 5.0 innings of work.

Marco Estrada makes his second start of the season for the Blue Jays after the righty pitched seven scoreless innings in his first outing, which just happened to be against the Red Sox. Estrada has allowed just two or fewer runs in 11 of his past 13 starts dating back to June 2015.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

The Toronto Blue Jays were listed as 135 underdogs on the MLB baseball moneyline at many online sportsbooks, including Bet365. The total was set at 8.5 before betting started earlier on Saturday over at Bovada.

Odds Shark prediction models pick the Red Sox to win this game 4.8-2.7. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming MLB matchups here.

Toronto Blue Jays vs Boston Red Sox Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Boston Red Sox sport a record of 4-4 heading into this matchup, while the Toronto Blue Jays sit at 5-6 on the season Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Boston vs Toronto injuries news.

The Odds Shark MLB Power Rankings have the Boston Red Sox at No. 9 and the Toronto Blue Jays at No. 4 heading into this contest.

Statistical Matchup

The game also pits Boston Red Sox No. 6-rated offense, averaging 5.44 runs per game, against a Toronto Blue Jays defense that ranks No. 11 at 3.82 in runs allowed per game. The Boston Red Sox have averaged 9.78 hits per game so far, more than Toronto Blue Jays batters have averaged on the year (6.91 hits per game).

Boston owns the No. 25 defense, allowing 5.44 men per game to cross the plate. That contrasts with Toronto's No. 11-rated defense.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Toronto suffered a 5-3 loss against Boston on Friday, as R Dickey wasn't able to lead his team to victory at Fenway Park.

Betting Trends
  • Toronto is 3-6 SU in its last 9 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Toronto's last 5 games
  • Toronto is 2-6 SU in its last 8 games on the road
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Toronto's last 6 games on the road
  • The total has gone OVER in 6 of Boston's last 9 games
  • Boston is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games at home
  • The total has gone UNDER in 8 of Boston's last 10 games at home
  • Boston is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games when playing Toronto

Next Betting Matchups

Toronto at Boston, Sunday, April 17th