The Toronto Blue Jays dropped the first game of their weekend series against the Seattle Mariners Friday, but that means the blue birds will likely bounce back on Saturday. The Jays have only dropped back-to-back games in Toronto once since mid-May.
- Russell Martin will miss his second consecutive game with a sore knee.
- The Mariners are 6-2 in their past eight games against the Blue Jays.
- The Blue Jays are 11-4 in their past 15 games.
R.A. Dickey will look to continue his consistent outings for the Jays. Despite being 41-years old, Dickey has pitched through the sixth inning in each of his past four starts and seven of his past nine.
The Mariners will send red-hot Hisashi Iwakuma to the mound against a Blue Jays team he has had plenty of success against in his career. Iwakuma – who is 9-2 with a 3.75 ERA over his last 11 starts – has a 2.40 ERA in five career appearances against the Jays.
Opening Odds & Computer Pick
Baseball betting odds makers, including BetOnline, opened the Toronto Blue Jays as -144 moneyline favorites in this matchup. Over under total bettors saw the number open at 9.5 at shops such as Bodog.
Odds – Shark
computer prediction formulas pick a 4.4-3.3 win for the Blue Jays on Saturday. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming MLB matchups here.
Seattle Mariners vs Toronto Blue Jays Matchup
Team Betting Records & Power Rankings
The Toronto Blue Jays bring a 54-43 record to the battle against the 49-47 Mariners. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Toronto vs Seattle injuries news.
It’s a MLB baseball betting matchup between the No. 1-rated Toronto Blue Jays and the league No. 19-ranked Seattle Mariners, according to the latest MLB power poll here at Odds – Shark
Offensively, the game matches up Toronto Blue Jays No. 6 ranked offense (4.94 runs per game) against a Seattle Mariners defense and pitching staff that sits at No. 11 at 4.31 runs allowed per game. The Toronto Blue Jays have been averaging 8.6 hits per game, less than the Seattle Mariners have managed so far this season (8.91 hits on average).
Toronto owns the No. 8 defense, allowing 4.94 men per game to cross the plate. That contrasts with Seattle’s No. 11-rated defense.
Recent Outings Betting Recap
The Mariners grabbed a win last time out, defeating M Estrada and the Blue Jays 2-1 on Friday at Rogers Centre.
- Seattle is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games
- The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Seattle’s last 6 games
- Seattle is 4-2 ATS in its last 6 games on the road
- Seattle is 3-11 SU in its last 14 games on the road
- Toronto is 10-5 ATS in its last 15 games
- Toronto is 11-4 SU in its last 15 games
- Toronto is 7-3 ATS in its last 10 games at home
- Toronto is 8-2 SU in its last 10 games at home
Next Betting Matchups
Seattle at Toronto, Sunday, July 24th