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Toronto Blue Jays Open as Moneyline Underdog vs the St. Louis Cardinals

The St. Louis Cardinals will try to be nasty hosts on Thursday when the Toronto Blue Jays pay a visit to New Busch Stadium.

St. Louis hands the ball to starter Carlos Martinez in this one and he'll try to improve on his 0-3 mark on the year. Toronto counters with Mat Latos, who will try to quiet the fans and the Cardinals bats at the same time.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

The St. Louis Cardinals were listed as -178 moneyline favorites earlier in the day at BetOnline, while odds makers set the opening total line around 8.5 earlier at Bovada.

Odds Shark computer prediction handicapping models run on this game pick a 5.4-3.4 victory for the Cardinals. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming MLB matchups here.

Toronto Blue Jays vs St. Louis Cardinals Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The St. Louis Cardinals bring a 9-11 record to the battle against the 6-14 Blue Jays. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and St. Louis vs Toronto injuries news.

The Odds Shark MLB Power Rankings have the St. Louis Cardinals at No. 22 and the Toronto Blue Jays at No. 24 heading into this contest.

Statistical Matchup

The game also pits St. Louis Cardinals No. 24-rated offense, averaging 3.7 runs per game, against a Toronto Blue Jays defense that ranks No. 17 at 4.35 in runs allowed per game. The St. Louis Cardinals have averaged 7.85 hits per game so far, less than Toronto Blue Jays batters have averaged on the year (7.85 hits per game).

Comparing defensive stats, Toronto owns the No. 19-rated road mark, allowing 4.45 runs per game on the highway. St. Louis, on the other hand, rates No. 27 in scoring at home.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Betting Trends
  • Toronto is 5-0 ATS in its last 5 games
  • Toronto is 7-18 SU in its last 25 games
  • Toronto is 5-0 ATS in its last 5 games on the road
  • Toronto is 4-9 SU in its last 13 games on the road
  • St. Louis is 3-7 ATS in its last 10 games
  • St. Louis is 6-2 SU in its last 8 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of St. Louis's last 5 games
  • St. Louis is 0-5 ATS in its last 5 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Toronto at St. Louis, Thursday, April 27th