Mark Buehrle has managed to pitch his team to a victory in each of his last five starts against the Minnesota Twins dating back to his time in Chicago as the lefthander gets the ball for the Toronto Blue Jays in Thursday night action.
Buehrle is 11-5 with a 3.32 ERA on the season, and he picked up a win against the Twins back on May 29 by holding them to four runs on six hits over nine innings of work. Kyle Gibson (8-8, 3.37 ERA) will hit the hill for Minnesota on Thursday.
Opening Odds & Computer Pick
Betting fans looking to pick the Toronto Blue Jays in this matchup found them as -180 favorites on the MLB money line at BetOnline. Betting the over under instead? It was 8.5 at its open earlier today and hovering near that number at Bodog.
Odds – VSB
computer score prediction models pick a possible 5.4-4 win for the Blue Jays on Thursday. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming MLB matchups here.
Minnesota Twins vs Toronto Blue Jays Matchup
Team Betting Records & Power Rankings
57-52 Toronto battles the Twins, currently with a 54-53 mark. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Toronto vs Minnesota injuries news.
The MLB Power Rankings show a disparity between these teams, with the Toronto Blue Jays rated this week at No. 3 and the Minnesota Twins sitting at No. 24.
At the plate, Toronto owns the No. 7 ranking for hits at 8.86 per game. By contrast, the Minnesota Twins are rated No. 23 in the same category at 8.27 per game.
Defensively, Minnesota features the No. 24-rated defense on the road, allowing 4.49 runs per game. Toronto, meanwhile, comes in at No. 1 at home, scoring 5.55 runs per game.
Recent Outings Betting Recap
Minnesota suffered a 9-7 loss against Toronto on Wednesday, as Tyler Duffey wasn’t able to lead his team to victory at Rogers Centre.
- Minnesota is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games
- The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Minnesota’s last 6 games
- Minnesota is 1-7 SU in its last 8 games on the road
- The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Minnesota’s last 5 games on the road
- Toronto is 7-1 SU in its last 8 games
- Toronto is 7-1 SU in its last 8 games at home
- The total has gone UNDER in 8 of Toronto’s last 12 games at home
- Toronto is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games when playing Minnesota
Next Betting Matchups
Minnesota at Cleveland, Friday, August 7th
Toronto at New York, Friday, August 7th