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Toronto Blue Jays vs Tampa Bay Rays Betting Odds Preview and Pick

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

Marco Estrada gets the ball in front of a hostile crowd for the Toronto Blue Jays on Saturday; he's 1-1 on the season. The Tampa Bay Rays, meanwhile, will counter with Jake Odorizzi, who will be looking to improve on his 1-1 mark.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

The Tampa Bay Rays were listed as -117 moneyline favorites earlier in the day at BetOnline, while odds makers set the opening total line around 7.5 earlier at Bovada.

Odds Shark computer score prediction models pick a possible 4.3-4.0 win for the Rays on Saturday. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming MLB matchups here.

Toronto Blue Jays vs Tampa Bay Rays Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

15-16 Tampa Bay battles the Blue Jays, currently with a 10-19 mark. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Tampa Bay vs Toronto injuries news.

The Tampa Bay Rays sit at No. 6 in the current MLB power poll here at Odds Shark, while the Toronto Blue Jays sit at No. 23 on the same chart.

Statistical Matchup

Offensively, the game matches up Tampa Bay Rays No. 20 ranked offense (4.29 runs per game) against a Toronto Blue Jays defense and pitching staff that sits at No. 20 at 4.62 runs allowed per game. The Tampa Bay Rays have been averaging 8.1 hits per game, less than the Toronto Blue Jays have managed so far this season (8.24 hits on average).

Comparing defensive stats, Toronto owns the No. 24-rated road mark, allowing 5.12 runs per game on the highway. Tampa Bay, on the other hand, rates No. 9 in scoring at home.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Betting Trends
  • Toronto is 4-2 ATS in its last 6 games
  • Toronto is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of Toronto's last 5 games
  • Toronto is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games on the road
  • The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Tampa Bay's last 7 games
  • Tampa Bay is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games at home
  • Tampa Bay is 8-4 SU in its last 12 games at home
  • Tampa Bay is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Toronto at Tampa Bay, Sunday, May 7th