Baltimore Orioles at Toronto Blue Jays Matchup

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The Toronto Blue Jays are set to host their division rival Baltimore Orioles at Rogers Centre. The game gets underway 12:37 p.m. ET and Mid-Atlantic Sports Network will televise the matchup.

Baltimore Orioles vs. Toronto Blue Jays Odds

Toronto (-175) is favored against Baltimore (+165) and Vegas has the Over/Under for this game at 9.5 runs (+100 for the under and -120 for the over). Bettors can also wager on the game’s runline with the most recent odds sitting at -135 for the Orioles +1.5 runs and +115 for the Blue Jays -1.5 runs.

The Orioles are 37-89 SU and are 53-72 against the spread (ATS). They’ve lost 42.7 units for moneyline bettors and 28.9 units ATS. The Blue Jays, on the other hand, are 57-69 SU and 52-73 ATS. The team has lost 10.9 units for moneyline bettors and 31.0 units ATS.

Toronto games have an over/under record of 64-53-8 in 2018. The Orioles have been a good under bet with a total record of 53-67-5.

David Hess will get the start for the visiting Orioles. The right-handed Hess (2-7, 5.95 ERA) has racked up 40 strikeouts in 65 innings so far. He’s 0-0 with four strikeouts and a 1.50 ERA against Toronto this year.

The Blue Jays are handing the ball to Thomas Pannone (0-0, 4.15 ERA), who’s got six strikeouts and one walks, as well as a 0.92 WHIP. Pannone hasn’t faced the Orioles yet this year and did not record any MLB pitching stats in 2017.

As a unit, Toronto’s pitching staff has allowed 5.1 runs per game overall in 2018. The team’s starters have a 5.04 ERA, 1.43 WHIP and 7.7 strikeouts per nine innings. The bullpen has a 4.48 ERA, 1.37 WHIP and 9.1 K/9. In 53 games against divisional foes, Blue Jays starters have an ERA of 4.84 and the bullpen’s ERA is 3.69.

Toronto’s hitters are putting up 4.5 runs per contest, including 4.0 per game against divisional foes and 5.2 per game over their last five. The team has hit .291/.354/.515 over its last five matchups and is 2-3 SU during that stretch.

The Blue Jays’ offense has been led by Justin Smoak, who is slashing .255/.364/.468 with 19 home runs, 61 RBIs and 55 runs scored.

For the visitors, Baltimore’s pitchers have allowed 5.5 runs per game and its starting pitchers own a 5.44 ERA, 1.49 WHIP and 7.12 K/9. The bullpen has an ERA of 4.63, along with a WHIP of 1.49.

Orioles hitters have slashed .237/.301/.397 on their way to 3.9 runs scored per game this year, including 4.3 runs per game against divisional foes and 2.0 per game over the team’s last five contests (1-4 SU).

Adam Jones has led Baltimore’s offense and is slashing .283/.316/.433 with 13 home runs, 49 RBIs and 46 runs scored.

The Blue Jays just took the previous game in this series by a final score of eight runs to two.

Baltimore Orioles vs. Toronto Blue Jays Free MLB Tip

Predictions: SU Winner – Blue Jays, ATS Winner – Orioles, O/U – OVER

Betting Trends

  • The under has cashed in just two of Toronto’s last seven games.
  • The Orioles have hit 10 home runs in their last 10 games. The Blue Jays have hit 12 over their last 10.
  • Toronto has posted 20.5 Runs + Hits + Errors per game over its last 10 outings and 24.4 over its last five.
  • The Orioles have lost five of their last six games SU.