Toronto Blue Jays vs. Los Angeles Dodgers Betting Preview

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Freddy Galvis and the Toronto Blue Jays are traveling west to play the Los Angeles Dodgers at Dodger Stadium. The first pitch is scheduled for 10:10 p.m. ET and Spectrum SportsNet LA will be airing this interleague matchup.

Toronto Blue Jays at Los Angeles Dodgers Odds

Sportsbooks have Los Angeles (-295) as the favorite over Toronto (+250). You can play matchup’s total with current odds sitting at -105 for over 8.5 runs and -115 for under 8.5. This game currently has a runline of Blue Jays +1.5 (+120) and Dodgers -1.5 (-140).

The Blue Jays are 52-75 SU and have gone 65-62 against the spread (ATS). They’ve lost 12.8 units for moneyline bettors and 1.4 units ATS. The Dodgers, on the other hand, are 82-44 SU and 62-64 ATS. They’ve gained 15.5 units for bettors taking the moneyline while gaining 2.1 units ATS.

Los Angeles games have a 58-61-7 over/under record in 2019. Toronto has an over/under record of 58-62-7.

Sean Reid-Foley is getting the nod for the visiting Blue Jays. The right-handed Reid-Foley is 2-3 with a 3.00 ERA and 26 strikeouts. He has yet to face the Dodgers this year and did not record a start against them in 2018, either.

The Dodgers are turning to lefty Clayton Kershaw (12-2, 2.63 ERA), who has 141 strikeouts and 28 walks as well as a 1.00 WHIP. Kershaw did not register a start against the Blue Jays in 2018.

Toronto’s pitching staff allowed 5.0 runs per game and its starters own a 5.18 ERA, 1.49 WHIP and 7.34 K/9. The bullpen has an ERA of 4.15, along with a K-per-9 of 9.19.

The Blue Jays offense has slashed .237/.305/.428 on its way to 4.5 runs scored per game this season, including 5.4 runs per game over the team’s last 10 games and 3.2 per game over the team’s last five contests (2-3 SU).

Toronto’s hitters have been paced by Freddy Galvis and Randal Grichuk. Galvis is hitting .267/.299/.444 with 18 home runs, 54 RBIs and 55 runs scored. Grichuk (.240/.295/.449) has produced 23 homers, 58 RBIs and 59 runs scored.

For the home team, Los Angeles’ pitching staff has allowed 3.8 runs per game overall this year. The club’s starting pitching staff has a 2.95 ERA, 1.05 WHIP and 9.3 strikeouts per nine innings. The bullpen has a 4.18 ERA, 1.22 WHIP and 9.1 K/9.

The Los Angeles offense is putting up 5.5 runs per outing, including 6.2 per game over its last 10 games and 6.0 per game over its last five. The team’s hit .273/.363/.568 over its last five games and is 2-3 SU during that span.

The Dodgers’ hitters have been led by first baseman Cody Bellinger and third baseman Justin Turner. Bellinger is slashing .317/.415/.671 with 42 home runs, 97 RBIs, 98 runs and 10 stolen bases, while Turner’s line is .298/.380/.511 with 22 homers, 57 RBIs and 73 runs scored.

Blue Jays at Dodgers MLB Prediction

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

Betting Notes

  • Toronto has recorded 19 extra-base hits over its last five contests. Los Angeles has 22 XBH over its last five.
  • The Blue Jays have lost three of their last four games SU while the Dodgers have dropped three of their last four.
  • Toronto has recorded 21.8 Runs + Hits + Errors per game over its last 10 contests and 16.8 over its last five.
  • The Blue Jays have hit 21 home runs in their last 10 games. The Dodgers have hit 26 over their last 10.
  • The Blue Jays have a team OPS of .733 this season and an OPS of .734 against left-handed pitchers. The Dodgers’ OPS stands at .819 overall and .778 against southpaws.