Last Updated: 2019-06-13
The Toronto Blue Jays are ready to do battle against their divisional rival Baltimore Orioles. Mid-Atlantic Sports Network will be televising the action and the game gets underway at 7:05 p.m. ET.
Toronto Blue Jays vs. Baltimore Orioles Odds
Oddsmakers are listing Baltimore (+135) as the underdog to Toronto (-145). Bettors can gamble on the matchup’s total with odds listed at -110 for over 9 runs and -110 for under 9. Runline odds sit at +100 for betting the Blue Jays -1.5 runs and -120 for the Orioles +1.5 runs.
The Orioles are only 21-46 straight up (SU) and 29-37 against the spread (ATS). They’ve lost 10.2 units for bettors taking the moneyline and 11.4 units ATS. Baltimore has covered the spread six times in its last seven games and the total has gone under in six of those seven. The Blue Jays have gone 24-43 SU this year and are 29-37 ATS. They’re down 17.1 units for moneyline gamblers and 14.8 units ATS. Toronto’s covered the spread only twice over its last seven games and the total has gone under in four of those seven.
Orioles games have had an over/under record of 30-33-3 so far in 2019. The Blue Jays have been a decent under bet with a total record of 29-35-2.
The right-handed Marcus Stroman is the projected starter for the visiting Blue Jays. Stroman is 3-8 with a 3.31 ERA and 63 strikeouts. He’s 0-1 with five strikeouts and a 3.18 ERA against Baltimore this year.
The Orioles are turning to Gabriel Ynoa (0-2, 4.96 ERA). Ynoa has 28 strikeouts and 12 walks, along with a 1.44 WHIP. Ynoa has yet to face the Blue Jays this year and did not record any MLB appearances last season.
Toronto’s pitchers have allowed 5.0 runs per game and its starting pitchers own a 5.02 ERA, 1.49 WHIP and 7.54 K/9. The bullpen has an ERA of 4.13, along with a WHIP of 1.49.
The Blue Jays offense has slashed .219/.287/.377 on its way to 3.8 runs scored per game this year, including 4.5 runs per game against divisional foes and 2.8 per game over the team’s last five contests (1-4 SU).
Toronto’s offense has been sparked by Randal Grichuk and Freddy Galvis. Grichuk is hitting .221/.280/.411 with 12 home runs, 26 RBIs and 33 runs scored, while Galvis is hitting .236 with nine homers, 25 RBIs and 26 runs scored.
For the home team, Baltimore’s pitching staff has yielded 5.9 runs per game overall in 2019. The team’s starters have a 5.41 ERA, 1.41 WHIP and 7.1 strikeouts per nine innings. The bullpen has a 5.64 ERA, 1.47 WHIP and 8.8 K/9. In 29 games against divisional opponents, Orioles starters have an ERA of 5.03 and the bullpen’s ERA is 5.86.
The Baltimore offense is putting up 4.0 runs per contest, including 3.9 per game against divisional foes and 3.4 per game over its last five. The team has slashed .225/.303/.367 over its last five contests and is 2-3 SU during that stretch.
The Orioles’ offense has been led by right fielder Trey Mancini and second baseman Jonathan Villar. Mancini is hitting .302/.356/.556 with 14 home runs, 33 RBIs and 47 runs scored, and Villar’s line is .256/.316/.411 with seven homers, 26 RBIs, 38 runs and 12 steals.
The Blue Jays have lost 19.5 units and are 18-27 ATS when facing a right-handed starting pitcher this year. The over has cashed in 20 of those games, compared to 23 that’ve hit the under in such games. On the other hand, the Orioles have lost 7.1 units and are 19-22 ATS when facing a righty starter. The over has hit in 19 of those games, compared to 20 that went under the total.
Toronto Blue Jays at Baltimore Orioles MLB Prediction
Predictions: SU Winner – Blue Jays, ATS Winner – Blue Jays, O/U – UNDER
Toronto has recorded 12 extra-base hits over its last five outings. Baltimore has 15 XBH over its last five.
Toronto has posted 17.2 Runs + Hits + Errors per game over its last 10 outings and 16.0 over its last five.
The Blue Jays have hit 12 home runs in their last 10 games. The Orioles have hit 13 over their last 10.
The Blue Jays have a team OPS of .664 this season and an OPS of .665 against right-handed pitchers. The Orioles’ OPS sits at .704 overall and .696 against righties.
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