The Toronto Blue Jays have only managed to pick up two wins in Mark Buehrle’s last six starts on the road as he looks to turn around that trend on Tuesday night when he gets the ball in Arlington in odds action against the Texas Rangers.
Buehrle, though, is 13-6 with a 3.45 ERA on the season, and he beat the Rangers back on June 26 when he gave up just two runs on five hits over seven innings. Derek Holland (1-1, 3.68 ERA) will be on the mound for Texas on Tuesday.
Opening Odds & Computer Pick
The Toronto Blue Jays were listed as -140 favorites on the MLB baseball moneyline at many online sportsbooks, including Bet365. The total was set at 9.5 before betting started earlier on Tuesday over at Bodog.
Odds – VSB
computer prediction handicapping models run on this game pick a 7.3-4.9 victory for the Blue Jays. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming MLB matchups here.
Toronto Blue Jays vs Texas Rangers Matchup
Team Betting Records & Power Rankings
The Texas Rangers sport a record of 64-59 heading into this matchup, while the Toronto Blue Jays sit at 69-55 on the season Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Texas vs Toronto injuries news.
It’s a MLB baseball betting matchup between the No. 9-rated Texas Rangers and the league No. 1-ranked Toronto Blue Jays, according to the latest MLB power poll here at Odds – VSB
Rating these teams in several key categories is important for handicappers and Texas has baseball’s No. 6-rated offensive output, at 8.68 hits per game. The Toronto Blue Jays average 8.9 hits per game, good for No. 8 on the list.
Comparing defensive stats, Toronto owns the No. 22-rated road mark, allowing 4.56 runs per game on the highway. Texas, on the other hand, rates No. 8 in scoring at home.
Recent Outings Betting Recap
The Blue Jays enjoyed a 12-5 victory at the expense of the Angels on Sunday, with R Dickey throwing 6 innings of 11-hit ball at Angel Stadium.
The Rangers enjoyed a 4-2 victory at the expense of the Tigers on Sunday, with C Hamels throwing 6 innings of 8-hit ball at Comerica Park.
- Toronto is 16-3 SU in its last 19 games
- The total has gone OVER in 5 of Toronto’s last 5 games
- Toronto is 7-1 SU in its last 8 games on the road
- The total has gone OVER in 5 of Toronto’s last 5 games on the road
- Texas is 9-2 SU in its last 11 games
- The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Texas’s last 8 games
- Texas is 9-1 SU in its last 10 games at home
- The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Texas’s last 8 games at home
Next Betting Matchups
Toronto at Texas, Wednesday, August 26th