Athletics vs Blue Jays 09/03/21 – Odds and MLB Betting Trends

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The Toronto Blue Jays are likely to be in a low-run environment this weekend, based on their opponent’s strong UNDER trend when they travel east. The Blue Jays are -150 home favorites and the Oakland Athletics are +130 underdogs with a 9.0-run total on the MLB odds for Friday night at sportsbooks monitored by OddsShark.com.
The Blue Jays are 12-8 in their last 20 games as a home favorite, with the total going UNDER 13 times. They are 6-7 in their last 13 home games against AL West teams, with the over hitting eight times. The Athletics are 11-9 in their last 20 away games as an underdog of 100 to +150, with a 9-9-2 split on the totals. Oakland is 10-10 over its last 20 away games against AL East teams, but the total has gone UNDER 16 times (how the OVER/UNDER works).
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The Athletics have a 74-60 record, but are 16-14 over their past 30 games. Oakland’s offense is 16th in MLB in runs per game (4.49) and 17th in OPS (.724). Matt Olson (.894 OPS) and Starling Marte (.861 OPS) have been Oakland’s best batters so far in the second half of the …

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World Series Odds Update 09/01/21

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Recent postseason history is not necessarily on the side of the favorite and second favorite in World Series futures, but that might work to the benefit of bettors who believe the Los Angeles Dodgers can go back-to-back.

With the calendar turning over to September, the defending champion Dodgers are the +300 favorite to capture the Commissioner’s Trophy on the World Series odds at sportsbooks monitored by OddsShark.com. The reigning American League champion Tampa Bay Rays (+400) are immediately below Los Angeles on a crowded futures board at betting sites, followed by the Houston Astros (+550), Chicago White Sox (+600), Milwaukee Brewers (+600), San Francisco Giants (+750), New York Yankees (+1000) and Atlanta Braves (+1600). (how sports betting works).
No team has repeated in 21 seasons. However, the Dodgers have shored up their strength on both sides of the ball by adding three-time Cy Young-winning pitcher Max Scherzer to a staff that has MLB’s best ERA since the all-star break by a fair margin, and have also added middle infielder Trea Turner to a deep batting order. The Dodgers are in a tight race with San Francisco in the NL West, and the prospect of being forced to the ‘best of one’ …

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Orioles vs Blue Jays 08/30/21 – Odds and MLB Betting Trends

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The Toronto Blue Jays’ moneyline value is about as paltry as their recent run production, which means there is more upside in focusing on totals and guessing whether they can pounce on the lowest-rated pitching staff in baseball. The Blue Jays are -285 home favorites and the Baltimore Orioles are +235 away underdogs with a 9.5-run total on the MLB odds for Monday at sportsbooks monitored by OddsShark.com (how the OVER/UNDER works).
The Blue Jays are 13-6 this season when they dip below -200 as a home favorite at online betting sites and the total has finished UNDER in six of the last eight such matchups. They are 10-4 in their last 14 games against the Orioles as a home favorite. The Orioles are 2-13 in their last 15 games as a road underdog of +180 or more, with the OVER hitting eight times.
Orioles vs Blue Jays | OddsShark Matchup Report
The Orioles have a 40-89 overall record, including a 3-22 mark so far in August. Offensively, they are 26th in runs per game (4.11) and 20th in OPS (.710) among the 30 teams in MLB. However, Ryan Mountcastle (1.061 OPS in August), Anthony Santander (1.007) and Jorge Mateo (.886) are each having …

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Blue Jays vs Tigers 08/27/21 – Odds and MLB Betting Trends

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The prospect of George Springer returning might bode well for the consistently inconsistent Toronto Blue Jays, who regressed the last time that they were on the road. The Blue Jays are -170 away favorites and the Detroit Tigers are +145 home underdogs with a 9.5-run total on the MLB odds for Friday at sportsbooks monitored by OddsShark.com (how the moneyline works).
The Blue Jays are 11-9 in their last 20 games as a road favorite, but only 1-5 in the last six. Twelve of those matchups finished OVER at online sports betting sites. They are also 10-7 in their last 17 road games against AL Central teams. The Tigers are 1-5 in their last six games as an underdog at home. They are 11-9 in their last 20 home games against AL East teams, with the total going UNDER 14 times.
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The Blue Jays have a 66-60 record, including a 13-12 record so far in August. Their offense is fifth in runs per game (5.06) and second in OPS (.779). Springer, who has been on the injured list with a mild ankle sprain, took part in baserunning drills and batting practice on Thursday. His 1.040 …

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White Sox vs Blue Jays 08/23/21 – Odds and MLB Betting Trends

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The Toronto Blue Jays are in an offensive slump as they open a new series against a division leader and a Cy Young Award candidate. The Blue Jays are -105 home underdogs and the Chicago White Sox are -115 away favorites with an 8.5-run total on the MLB odds for Monday at sportsbooks monitored by OddsShark.com (how the moneyline works).
The Blue Jays are 11-8 in their last 19 matchups as an underdog at home, with the total going UNDER in six of the last nine matchups at betting sites. The White Sox are 13-7 in their last 20 games as an away favorite, with seven of the last 10 finishing UNDER. In terms of inter-divisional trends, the Blue Jays are 7-3 at home this season against AL Central teams. The total has gone UNDER in seven of those 10 matchups with two pushes. The White Sox are 4-6 in their last 10 away games against the AL East, with the OVER hitting in five of their last six.
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The AL Central-leading White Sox boast an 72-53 record, which includes an 18-17 mark since the all-star break. They are seventh in …

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Tigers vs Blue Jays 08/20/21 – Odds and MLB Betting Trends

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The Toronto Blue Jays will likely need their top starting pitchers to be near their peak as they head into a trap series against an opponent that has delivered betting value when it is a significant underdog. The Blue Jays are -260 home favorites and the Detroit Tigers are +220 underdogs with a 9.5-run total on the MLB odds for Friday at sportsbooks monitored by OddsShark.com (how the OVER/UNDER works).
The Blue Jays are 15-5 in their last 20 home games as a favorite of -200 or farther into minus money at sports betting sites, and the total has gone UNDER in only six of those contests. They are 10-4 in their last 14 home games against AL Central opponents, but six of the last nine such matchups have finished UNDER, with two pushes. The Tigers are 8-12 in their last 20 away games as an underdog of +150 or more, with the OVER hitting 13 times. The Tigers are also 10-10 in their last 20 away games against AL East opponents, with an identical 10-10 split in the totals.
Tigers vs Blue Jays | OddsShark Matchup Report
The Tigers have a 58-65 record, but are a respectable 18-14 since the …

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Blue Jays vs Nationals 08/17/21 – Odds and MLB Betting Trends

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The Toronto Blue Jays have two of their steadier starting pitchers scheduled as they enter an interleague matchup where they might have little margin for error as a heavy favorite. The Blue Jays are -210 away favorites and the Washington Nationals are +180 home underdogs with a 9.5-run total on the MLB odds for Tuesday night at sportsbooks monitored by OddsShark.com (how the moneyline works).
The Blue Jays are 7-6 this season when they have gone deeper than -150 into minus money on the road, with the total going OVER in eight of those 13 matchups at online betting sites. They are 8-4 over their last 12 away games against NL East teams, with the total going UNDER eight times. The Nationals are 7-13 in their last 20 games as a home underdog of +135 or more, with the OVER hitting 11 times. 
Blue Jays vs Nationals | OddsShark Matchup Report
This is the first time since the July 30 non-waiver trade deadline that Washington has hosted an AL East team. The Nationals have won their last seven home matchups against AL East teams, but are 9-11 in their last 20 such matchups with the UNDER hitting 13 times.
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Blue Jays vs Mariners 08/13/21 – Odds and MLB Betting Trends

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The wild card for Blue Jays bettors is that Toronto is relying on two lefthanders who have never pitched in Seattle before, but they will start a road series with a pitcher who has delivered value on the road of late. The Blue Jays are -173 away favorites and the Seattle Mariners are +148 home underdogs with a 8.5-run total on the MLB odds for Friday at sportsbooks monitored by OddsShark.com (how the moneyline works).
Toronto has a 14-6 record in its last 20 games as an away favorite and the OVER has hit 11 times. However, Seattle is also 14-6 over its last 20 matchups as an underdog at home, with the OVER hitting 12 times.
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The Blue Jays’ 62-52 record includes a 17-9 mark since the all-star break. Their offense is third in run scoring (5.18 per game) and first in OPS (.786). Since July 16, George Springer (1.226 OPS), Teoscar Hernández (.976) and Marcus Semien (.877) have been the most productive Blue Jays hitters, while Vladimir Guerrero Jr. (.774) has plateaued.
Toronto is eighth in starting pitcher ERA (3.74) and 12th in reliever ERA (3.96). The Blue Jays, overall, have the fourth-best ERA (3.29) since the all-star break.
The …

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Angels vs Blue Jays 08/10/21 – Odds and MLB Betting Trends

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The Toronto Blue Jays will try to transfer their tendency of pouncing on subpar starting pitching to a park they have not visited in two seasons. The Blue Jays are -150 favorites against the +130 underdog Los Angeles Angels with a 7.5-run total on the MLB odds for Tuesday at sportsbooks monitored by OddsShark.com. Toronto is designated as the home team for the first game of the doubleheader. They are a -145 away favorite in the second matchup, while the Angels are coming back at +125 with a 7.5-run total.
The Blue Jays are 15-7 in their last 22 games against teams whose starting pitcher ERA, like Los Angeles’s, is ranked 20th or lower in MLB. Only nine of those games went OVER (how the OVER/UNDER works). They are 12-5 in their last 17 games as away favorites, with the total going OVER in nine of those matchups. The Angels are 5-6 in their last 11 matchups as an underdog at home, with five of the last six finishing UNDER. They are 8-12 in their last 20 home games against AL East teams, with the OVER hitting 12 times at betting sites.
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Red Sox vs Blue Jays 08/06/21 – Odds and MLB Betting Trends

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Both teams’ trends suggest the Toronto Blue Jays are in a position to amend a home record against a division rival that has taken a beating during rebuildings and a forced relocation. The Blue Jays are -132 home favorites and the Boston Red Sox are +112 underdogs with a 9.0-run total on the MLB odds for Friday at sportsbooks monitored by OddsShark.com (how the moneyline works).
For the first time since 2016, the Blue Jays are a home favorite against the Red Sox at the Rogers Centre in a matchup where both teams have records above .500. Since 2017, Toronto is just 3-11 as a home favorite against Boston. However, the Blue Jays are 14-6 in their last 20 games as a home favorite, with a 9-9-2 OVER/UNDER split at sports betting sites. The Red Sox are 9-11 in their last 20 games as an underdog on the road, including a 2-8 record in their last 10 such matchups. The total has gone OVER in 14 of Boston’s last 20 away-underdog matchups.
Red Sox vs Blue Jays | OddsShark Matchup Report
The Red Sox have a 64-46 record and hold the first wild card position in the American League. They are …

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