The OVER has been the result on the totals in five of Felix Hernandez’s last six starts against the Toronto Blue Jays as his Seattle Mariners take the field at the Rogers Centre in baseball betting action at the sportsbooks on Friday night.
Hernandez is 6-1 with a 2.30 ERA on the season, taking that lone loss in his most recent outing when he gave up four runs on seven hits over six innings of work against Boston. Marco Estrada (1-2, 3.55 ERA) gets the ball for Toronto.
Opening Odds & Computer Pick
Sportsbooks such as Bodog had installed the Toronto Blue Jays as 135 moneyline underdogs in this particular MLB betting odds matchup. The total, meanwhile, was set early at 7.5 before betting at 5Dimes started to move the line.
Odds – VSB
computer prediction handicapping models run on this game pick a 4.7-4.5 victory for the Blue Jays.
Team Betting Records & Power Rankings
19-24 Toronto battles the Mariners, currently with a 18-22 mark. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Toronto vs Seattle injuries news.
The MLB Power Rankings show a disparity between these teams, with the Toronto Blue Jays rated this week at No. 10 and the Seattle Mariners sitting at No. 14.
Offensively, the game matches up Toronto Blue Jays No. 1 ranked offense (5.19 runs per game) against a Seattle Mariners defense and pitching staff that sits at No. 13 at 4.2 runs allowed per game. The Toronto Blue Jays have been averaging 8.58 hits per game, more than the Seattle Mariners have managed so far this season (8.1 hits on average).
Seattle brings the No. 13-rated defense to this matchup, facing the Blue Jays’s No. 28-ranked defense.
Recent Outings Betting Recap
The Mariners were saddled with a loss last time out in JA Happ’s start, as they lost 5-4 against Baltimore on Thursday at Camden Yards.
Toronto rolled to a 8-4 win against Los Angeles on Thursday, as R.A. Dickey and the Blue Jays’ bats led the team to victory at Rogers Centre.
- The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Seattle’s last 8 games
- Seattle is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games on the road
- The total has gone OVER in 7 of Seattle’s last 9 games when playing Toronto
- Seattle is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games when playing on the road against Toronto
- Toronto is 2-7 SU in its last 9 games
- Toronto is 9-4 SU in its last 13 games at home
- The total has gone OVER in 7 of Toronto’s last 9 games when playing Seattle
- Toronto is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing at home against Seattle
Next Betting Matchups
Seattle at Toronto, Saturday, May 23rd