The American League East is already decided, but there’s still a lot at stake when the Toronto Blue Jays and Boston Red Sox do battle at Fenway Park on Friday.
- The Blue Jays are 8-2 SU in their last 10 games on the road with Marco Estrada as the starting pitcher.
- The total has gone UNDER in nine of the Red Sox’ last 11 games against their division.
- The total has gone UNDER in seven of the Blue Jays’ last eight games against teams with winning records.
Marco Estrada and Rick Porcello are slated to get the start. Estrada (9-9, 3.53 ERA) has allowed just one run in his last two starts, a stretch that spanned 14 innings. The hurler is 4-4 with a 4.15 ERA in his career against the Red Sox.
Porcello (22-4, 3.11) has tossed at least six innings in 17 straight starts, the longest for a Red Sox pitcher since Josh Beckett reached 18 straight in 2009. Porcello is 3-0 with a 4.50 ERA in four starts versus Toronto this year.
When the Jays and Sox collide in Beantown, UNDERs are the story. The UNDER is 6-1 in the last seven meetings between the squads at Fenway.
Opening Odds & Computer Pick
On the MLB moneyline for this betting odds matchup, Boston sat as -145 favorites earlier in the day at Bovada. The over/under total was set at 9.5, according to MyBookie.
Odds – Shark
computer prediction handicapping models run on this game pick a 4.0-3.3 victory for the Red Sox. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming MLB matchups here.
Toronto Blue Jays vs Boston Red Sox Matchup
Team Betting Records & Power Rankings
Boston (92-67) will face the 87-72 Blue Jays in this tilt. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Boston vs Toronto injuries news.
The Odds – Shark
MLB Power Rankings have the Boston Red Sox at No. 1 and the Toronto Blue Jays at No. 11 heading into this contest.
At the plate, Boston owns the No. 1 ranking for hits at 9.92 per game. By contrast, the Toronto Blue Jays are rated No. 24 in the same category at 8.4 per game.
Defensively, Toronto features the No. 2-rated defense on the road, allowing 3.77 runs per game. Boston, meanwhile, comes in at No. 2 at home, scoring 6 runs per game.
Recent Outings Betting Recap
- Toronto is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games
- The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Toronto’s last 8 games
- Toronto is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games on the road
- The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Toronto’s last 6 games on the road
- Boston is 1-5 ATS in its last 6 games
- Boston is 11-3 SU in its last 14 games
- The total has gone UNDER in 9 of Boston’s last 11 games
- Boston is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games at home
Next Betting Matchups
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