The Baltimore Orioles are prepared to battle against the Toronto Blue Jays at Oriole Park at Camden Yards. The game gets underway 7:05 p.m. ET and Mid-Atlantic Sports Network will televise the action.
Toronto Blue Jays vs. Baltimore Orioles Odds
Toronto (+100) is hosting this one as the underdog against Baltimore (-110) and oddsmakers have the Over/Under for this game at 8.5 runs. Odds for betting on the game’s total stand at +100 for the under and -120 for the over. You can also bet on the game’s runline with the most recent odds standing at Blue Jays +1.5 runs (-210) and Orioles +-1.5 runs (+175).
The Orioles are 4-8 SU and 4-7 ATS. The team’s lost 1.0 units for bettors taking the moneyline and 3.8 units against the spread (ATS). The Blue Jays have gone 8-4 SU thisyear and are 7-4 ATS. In total, the team’s gained 1.6 units for moneyline bettors in the season’s early going and 4.8 units ATS.
Baltimore games have had an over/under record of 4-6-1 so far in 2018. The Blue Jays have an over/under record of 4-6-1.
The Blue Jays are looking for another victory after a 2-1 win in the prior game of this series.
Right-hander Marco Estrada (1-0, 2.77 ERA) will get the start for Toronto. Estrada struck out 176 hitters over 186 innings last year (33 starts) while finishing the season 10-9 overall with a 4.98 ERA and a 1.38 WHIP. He made five starts against Baltimore in 2017 and put together a 3-0 record against the Orioles with a 3.23 ERA and 35 strikeouts.
The Orioles are putting the ball in the hands of righty Kevin Gausman (0-1, 8.00 ERA), who recorded 179 strikeouts over 186 innings last year (34 starts). Gausman finished the season 11-12 overall with a 4.68 ERA and a 1.49 WHIP. He made six starts against Toronto a year ago and compiled a 3-0 record with a 1.51 ERA and 30 strikeouts.
Baltimore’s pitchers have yielded 5.3 runs per game overall in 2018 as a unit. The team’s starters have a 4.35 ERA, 1.42 WHIP and 8.6 strikeouts per nine innings. The bullpen has a 4.67 ERA, 1.48 WHIP and 8.5 K/9. In six divisional games, Orioles starters have an ERA of 3.48 and the bullpen’s ERA is 3.90.
The Baltimore offense is putting up 3.3 runs per outing, including 4.2 per game against divisional foes and 4.0 per game over its last five. The team has hit .218/.306/.355 over its last five contests and is 2-3 SU during that stretch.
The Orioles’ hitters have been led by Manny Machado, who is hitting .313/.421/.542 with 15 hits, six RBIs and five runs scored. Machado performed well against right-handed pitching at home last year. Over 265 such plate appearances, he slashed .286/.355/.534 (his total season line was .260/.311/.473).
For the visitors, Toronto’s pitching staff allowed 3.7 runs per game and its starters own a 4.13 ERA, 1.32 WHIP and 8.78 K/9. The bullpen has managed an excellent ERA of just 2.65, along with a WHIP of 1.32.
The Blue Jays offense has slashed .235/.318/.433 on its way to 5.1 runs scored per game in 2018, including 4.0 runs per game against divisional foes and 5.0 per game over the team’s last five outings (4-1 SU).
Toronto’s hitters have been led by Justin Smoak, who is slashing .333/.426/.578 with 15 hits, 10 RBIs and nine runs scored.
Toronto Blue Jays at Baltimore Orioles Free MLB Tip
Predictions: SU Winner – Orioles, ATS Winner – Blue Jays, O/U – OVER
- The under has cashed in only two of Baltimore’s last seven games.
- The Blue Jays have hit 16 home runs in their last 10 games. The Orioles have hit 11 over their last 10.
- Toronto has recorded 23.0 Runs + Hits + Errors per game over its last 10 games and 20.6 over its last five.
- The Orioles have lost three of their last four games SU.