Randal Grichuk and the Toronto Blue Jays will play host to their division rival Baltimore Orioles at Rogers Centre. Mid-Atlantic Sports Network will broadcast the matchup and the first pitch will be at 7:07 p.m. ET.
Baltimore Orioles at Toronto Blue Jays Odds
Baltimore (+155) is entering this game as the underdog to Toronto (-165) and oddsmakers have the Over/Under for this night game at 10 runs (-115 for the over and -105 for the under). There’s a runline of Orioles +1.5 (-140) and Blue Jays -1.5 (+120) for this matchup.
The Blue Jays are 64-94 straight up (SU) and 78-79 against the spread (ATS). The team’s lost 14.7 units for bettors taking the moneyline and 6.3 units ATS. The Orioles, on the other hand, are 52-106 SU and have gone 66-91 against the spread. They’re down 22.3 units for moneyline bettors and 31.6 units ATS.
Toronto games have had an over/under record of 73-75-9 in 2019. The Orioles have been a decent over bet with a total record of 80-65-12.
Gabriel Ynoa will get the start for the visiting Orioles. The right-handed Ynoa (1-9, 5.65 ERA) has recorded 62 strikeouts in 106.2 innings so far. He’s 0-2 with four strikeouts and a 4.40 ERA against Toronto this year (two starts).
The Blue Jays will be sending righty Jacob Waguespack (4-5, 4.75 ERA) to the mound. Waguespack has 58 strikeouts and 27 walks to his credit as well as a 1.36 WHIP. Waguespack hasn’t faced the Orioles yet this year and did not pitch in the majors in 2018.
As a unit, Toronto’s pitchers have allowed 5.2 runs per game overall this year. Its starting pitching staff has an ERA of 5.36, a WHIP of 1.50 and a strikeouts-per-nine of 7.5. The bullpen has a 4.35 ERA, 1.36 WHIP and 9.0 K/9. In 72 divisional games, Blue Jays starters have an ERA of 5.76 and the bullpen’s ERA is 4.61.
The Toronto hitters are putting up 4.5 runs per outing, including 5.0 per game against divisional foes and 4.8 per game over their last five. The team has hit .219/.291/.433 over its last five matchups and is 2-3 SU during that stretch.
Randal Grichuk has helped lead the Blue Jays’ offense this season with 31 home runs, 79 RBIs and 74 runs scored.
For the visitors, Baltimore’s pitching staff allowed 6.1 runs per game and its starters own a 5.63 ERA, 1.42 WHIP and 7.03 K/9. The bullpen has managed an ERA of 5.85, along with a WHIP of 1.42 and a K/9 of 8.61.
Orioles hitters have slashed .247/.311/.415 on their way to 4.5 runs scored per game in 2019, including 4.3 runs per game against divisional foes and 6.8 per game over the team’s last five contests (3-2 SU).
Trey Mancini has provided a spark to the Baltimore offense. Mancini is slashing .293/.363/.537 with 34 home runs, 94 RBIs and 103 runs scored.
The Orioles just took the previous game in the series by a final score of 11 runs to four.
Baltimore Orioles vs. Toronto Blue Jays Pick
Predictions: SU Winner – Blue Jays, ATS Winner – Orioles, O/U – OVER
The over has hit in five of Toronto’s last seven games.
Each team has swatted 19 home runs over its last 10 games.
The Orioles have a team OPS of .727 this season and an OPS of .719 when facing right-handed pitchers. The Blue Jays’ OPS sits at .733 overall and .728 versus righties.
The Baltimore defense has coughed up three errors over the last five games, compared to zero errors for Toronto over its last five.