San Francisco Giants vs. Toronto Blue Jays Betting Preview

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The Toronto Blue Jays will play host to the San Francisco Giants at Rogers Centre. The opening pitch is scheduled for 4:07 p.m. ET and RSN Sports is in line to televise this interleague matchup.

San Francisco Giants vs. Toronto Blue Jays Odds

Toronto (-120) is favored over San Francisco (+110) and oddsmakers have the Over/Under for this one at 8.5 runs (-115 for the over and -105 for the under). The game’s most recent runline odds sit at -190 for picking the Giants +1.5 runs and +165 for the Blue Jays -1.5.

The Giants have gone 10-14 SU this year and are 9-14 against the spread (ATS). They’ve lost 3.1 units for bettors taking the moneyline in the season’s early going and 9.6 units ATS. The Blue Jays, on the other hand, are 11-13 SU and 13-10 ATS. They’ve gained 0.9 units for bettors taking the moneyline and 3.0 units ATS.

Blue Jays games have an over/under record of 10-13 so far in 2019. Giants games have gone under 14 times, gone over seven times and pushed on two occasions.

Drew Pomeranz will get the nod for the visiting Giants. The left-handed Pomeranz is 0-2 with a 4.82 ERA and 23 strikeouts. He has yet to face Toronto this year, but he did make two starts against the Blue Jays in 2018, posting a 0-0 record against them with a 5.19 ERA and seven strikeouts.

The Blue Jays are turning to righty Clay Buchholz (0-0, 3.38 ERA), who has six strikeouts and three walks, along with a WHIP of 1.41. Buchholz made three starts against the Giants in 2018, putting together a 1-0 record with a 1.89 ERA and 18 strikeouts.

Toronto’s pitchers have given up 4.0 runs per game overall in 2019 as a unit. The club’s starters have an ERA of 3.27, a WHIP of 1.27 and a strikeouts-per-nine of 8.5. The bullpen has a 3.81 ERA, 1.13 WHIP and 10.2 K/9.

The Toronto hitters have put up 4.2 runs per outing, including 5.2 per game over its last 10 games and 6.6 per game over their last five. The team’s hit .293/.337/.525 over its last five matchups and is 4-1 SU during that stretch.

Freddy Galvis has helped lead the Blue Jays’ offense this year with five home runs, 12 RBIs and 12 runs scored.

For the visitors, San Francisco’s pitchers have allowed 3.6 runs per game and its starters own a 3.80 ERA, 1.15 WHIP and 9.02 K/9. The bullpen has managed an outstanding ERA of just 2.58, along with a K/9 of 8.74.

Giants hitters have slashed .212/.272/.346 on their way to 3.1 runs scored per game this season, including 3.5 runs per game over the team’s last 10 games and 2.8 per game over the team’s last five contests (2-3 SU).

Steven Duggar has sparked San Francisco’s hitters and is hitting .229/.262/.375 with three home runs, 11 RBIs and nine runs scored.

The Giants just took the previous game in the series by a final score of seven runs to six.

Giants vs. Blue Jays Pick

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

Betting Trends

  • The over has cashed in four of Toronto’s last seven games.
  • The Giants have hit 11 home runs in their last 10 games. The Blue Jays have hit 13 over their last 10.
  • The Giants have an OPS of .618 this season and an OPS of .604 against right-handed pitchers. The Blue Jays’ OPS sits at .690 overall and .699 against righties.
  • San Francisco has posted 18.5 Runs + Hits + Errors per game over its last 10 games and 16.8 over its last five.