Blue Jays open series with Orioles as favourites on MLB odds

OddsShark Staff

July 4, 2019, 11:39 PM
The Toronto Blue Jays will try to rebound from Thursday’s 8-7 loss to the Boston Red Sox when they start a three-game weekend series against the Baltimore Orioles on Friday as -120 favourites on the MLB chances at sportsbooks tracked by
Toronto blew an early 6-1 lead in Thursday’s defeat as a +115 underdog, but keeps a respectable 5-3 record in its last eight home contests going into Friday night’s Orioles vs. Blue Jays betting matchup at Rogers Centre.
The Blue Jays have struggled with consistency in recent excursions despite generating offence. The group has racked up 6.75 runs per game over its past 12 competitions, but with opponents tallying 71 total runs through that stretch Toronto continues to be forced to settle for a middling 6-6 record. In totals betting, going 16-5-1 from Toronto 22 contests, however, the OVER has paid out.
After dropping two of three at Tampa Bay to open their present road excursion, the Orioles arrive in Toronto since +110 underdogs in Friday’s contest. Baltimore tallied a victory over the Rays in Wednesday’s series finale to avoid the sweep, but the Orioles have been road performers of late, documenting just seven wins in 31 dates away from Camden Yards since April 26.
Baltimore has come up short in 12 straight road show since the very first week of the season. The Orioles’ road series win came at the beginning of April, when they posted victories in two games with each victory coming with one run.
If the Blue Jays visited in mid-June, the Orioles returned to their familiar struggles against Toronto. The Blue Jays have posted wins in 19 of 28 meetings together with the Orioles because September 2017, according to the OddsShark MLB Database, and took two of three in the AL East basement-dwellers.
The Blue Jays will require a strong outing. The right-hander is coming from the worst month of his MLB career in June, amassing a bloated 12.00 ERA in 27 innings of work over six starts. Sanchez has surrendered 27 total earned runs on his past four outings.
However, Sanchez was stable from the Orioles, restricting them to five complete earned runs in 18.1 innings over his past three starts against them, but he made the win in merely one of these contests.

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