Toronto Blue Jays vs. Baltimore Orioles Betting Preview

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The Toronto Blue Jays are ready to play their division rival Baltimore Orioles at Camden Yards. Mid-Atlantic Sports Network will broadcast the matchup and the game is scheduled to get going at 7:05 p.m. ET.

Toronto Blue Jays at Baltimore Orioles Odds

The Orioles are 38-94 straight up (SU) and 53-78 against the spread (ATS). They’ve lost 48.7 units for moneyline bettors and 36.0 units (ATS). Baltimore has failed to cover the spread in each of its last seven games and the under has hit in four of those seven. The Blue Jays are 60-71 SU and have gone 56-74 ATS. Overall, the team’s lost 7.5 units for bettors taking the moneyline and 27.8 units ATS. Toronto has covered the spread five times in its last seven games and the over has hit in four of those seven.

Orioles games have an over/under record of 56-70-5 in 2018. Blue Jays games have gone over 67 times, gone under 55 times and pushed on eight occasions.

Toronto’s pitching staff allowed 5.1 runs per game and its starters own a 5.08 ERA, 1.44 WHIP and 7.65 K/9. The bullpen has logged an ERA of 4.42, along with a K-per-9 of 9.10.

Blue Jays hitters have slashed .243/.316/.427 on their way to 4.5 runs scored per game this year, including 3.9 runs per game against divisional foes and 4.2 per game over the team’s last five outings (3-2 SU).

Toronto’s hitters have been led by first baseman Justin Smoak and right fielder Kevin Pillar. Smoak is slashing .247/.354/.452 with 19 home runs, 61 RBIs and 56 runs scored, while Pillar (.252/.281/.417) has produced 10 homers, 49 RBIs, 53 runs and 13 steals.

In the other dugout, Baltimore’s pitching staff has yielded 5.5 runs per game overall this year. Its starting pitching staff has an ERA of 5.38, a WHIP of 1.47 and a strikeouts-per-nine of 7.2. The bullpen has a 4.74 ERA, 1.53 WHIP and 8.2 K/9. In 62 games against AL East foes, Orioles starters have an ERA of 5.51 and the bullpen’s ERA is 4.72.

The Baltimore offense has put up 3.8 runs per outing, including 4.2 per game against divisional foes and 3.8 per game over its last five. The team has hit .243/.291/.345 over its last five matchups and is 1-4 SU during that span.

The Orioles’ batters have been led by outfielder Adam Jones and shortstop Manny Machado. Jones is slashing .278/.313/.423 with 13 home runs, 49 RBIs and 47 runs scored, while Machado’s line is .315/.387/.575 with 24 homers, 65 RBIs and 48 runs.

Toronto Blue Jays at Baltimore Orioles Free MLB Tip

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

Betting Notes

  • The under has hit in three of Toronto’s last seven games.
  • Baltimore has posted 17.6 Runs + Hits + Errors per game over its last 10 outings and 21.0 over its last five.
  • The Blue Jays have hit 16 home runs in their last 10 games. The Orioles have hit eight over their last 10.