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Toronto sends Brandon Morrow vs Ervin Santana in Blue Jays vs Angels game

Los Angeles AngelsToronto Blue Jays
Aug 12, 7:07 PM | TurfRogers Centre

Los Angeles Angels vs Toronto Blue Jays Odds

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MLB wagering interest swings to the Toronto vs Los Angeles battle on Friday at Rogers Centre as the Blue Jays try to defend home turf and reward moneyline bettors.

It's a pitching duel between Brandon Morrow for the Blue Jays (8-6 on the year) and Ervin Santana for Los Angeles (8-8 so far).

View LA Angels vs Toronto Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
Toronto opened as -125 moneyline favorites in this baseball match, based on the starting pitcher matchup. That pairing made odds makers settle on an opening over under number of 8.

Power Rankings:
According to new MLB Power Rankings here, it's the American League No. 5-ranked Blue Jays and the American League No. 7-rated Angels in this matchup.

How They Match Up:
On offense, it's a battle between Toronto and its American League No. 4-rated batting order, averaging 4.7 runs per nine innings, against the American League's No. 13 lineup of the Angels at 3.9 runs per outing.

Pitching and defensive stats are important baseball handicapping factors and Toronto has the American League's No. 11-ranked defense. In the other dugout, the Angels own the American League's No. 1 mark in runs allowed.

Los Angeles lost its last outing, a 6-5 result against the Yankees on August 11. Bettors who backed the Yankees at -210 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (11) sent OVER bettors to the payout window. Los Angeles looks to rebound from a loss to the Yankees, who beat them 6-5 on Thursday behind a start from Bartolo Colon at Yankee Stadium.

The Blue Jays were a 10-3 loser in their most recent outing at home against the Athletics. That made winners of bettors who got Oakland at +133 on the moneyline, while the total score (13) was good news for OVER bettors. Toronto suffered a 10-3 loss against Oakland on Thursday, as Brad Mills wasn't able to lead his team to victory at Rogers Centre.

Los Angeles Angels Trends:
When playing on Friday are 6-4
Before playing Toronto are 6-4
After playing NY Yankees are 2-8
After a loss are 7-3

Toronto Blue Jays Trends:
When playing on Friday are 4-6
Before playing LA Angels are 5-5
After playing Oakland are 6-4
After a loss are 7-3

A few Angels at Blue Jays trends to consider:
LA Angels are 4-1 SU in their last 5 games when playing on the road against Toronto
The total has gone UNDER in 17 of LA Angels' last 23 games when playing on the road against Toronto
The total has gone OVER in 5 of LA Angels' last 7 games on the road
LA Angels are 8-4 SU in their last 12 games when playing Toronto
The total has gone UNDER in 17 of Toronto's last 23 games when playing at home against LA Angels
Toronto is 8-4 SU in its last 12 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 8 of Toronto's last 12 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Toronto's last 6 games when playing LA Angels

Next up:
LA Angels at Toronto, Saturday, August 13