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Boston Red Sox vs. Toronto Blue Jays MLB Sports Betting Preview

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Boston Red Sox vs. Toronto Blue Jays MLB Betting Picks

Tuesday’s MLB sports betting lineup offers an interesting double-header. But while some players will be placing online bets on the Nats-Braves double-header, others will be wagering on the Boston Red Sox vs. Toronto Blue Jays match. Let’s check on the sportsbook odds to see what kind of turnout we can anticipate.

Boston Red Sox vs. Toronto Blue Jays – Tuesday, August 7th             

Series: Game 1

When: 7:00 pm ET

Where: Rogers Centre, Toronto, Ontario

TV: ESPN+

Stream: Watch ESPN

MLB Sports Betting Odds:

Team SP/RL TOTAL ML
Red Sox -1½ (+120) 9½ (-105) -122
Blue Jays +1½ (-140) 9½ (-115) +112
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Boston Red Sox     

The Bo Sox charge into this Tuesday’s matchup sporting a 79-34 record that ranks them 1st in the AL East. Right now the Red Sox own a 9-game lead over the second-seeded New York Yankees. Ultimately Boston was able to sail to such heights by sweeping the Yankees in their recent 4-game series. Thanks to that sweep, the Red Sox now enter this Tuesday night pairing riding a 4-game winning streak. To keep the good times rolling; Boston will be sending Drew Pomeranz to the mound this evening. Pomeranz is 1-5 on the season and brings a 6.56 ERA and a 1.80 WHIP to the mound.

Players to Watch: Mookie Betts (26 HR, 58 RBI, .342 BA), JD Martinez (33 HR, 93 RBI, .324 BA), and Andrew Benintendi (14 HR, 66 RBI, .302 BA).

Toronto Blue Jays

The Blue Jays fly into this AL East pairing flashing a 51-60 record that ranks them 4th in the AL East. Although Toronto was hopeful they could compete for a spot in this year’s playoffs. However, judging by how they’re currently measuring up in the AL East, it’s looking like Toronto will be watching the MLB postseason at home like the rest of us. Nevertheless, with a 3-1 record in their last 4 matchups, Toronto is confident they have enough momentum to upset Boston at home this evening. Marcus Stroman is charged with delivering the upset this evening. He brings a 4-8 record to the table as well as a 5.63 ERA and a 1.49 WHIP.

Players to Watch: Aledmys Diaz (14 HR, 34 RBI, .261 BA), Justin Smoak (17 HR, 56 RBI, .252 BA), and Kendrys Morales (13 HR, 38 RBI, .250 BA).

Boston Red Sox vs. Toronto Blue Jays Betting Predictions

Trends

  • The TOTAL has gone UNDER in 6 of Boston’s last 8 games when playing on the road against Toronto
  • Boston is 11-2 SU in its last 13 games when playing on the road against Toronto
  • Boston is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games when playing on the road against Toronto
  • The TOTAL has gone OVER in 5 of Toronto’s last 7 games when playing Boston
  • Toronto is 1-8 SU in its last 9 games when playing Boston
  • Toronto is 1-8 ATS in its last 9 games when playing Boston
Boston Red Sox vs. Toronto Blue Jays Betting Picks

So which side should players learning how to bet MLB games online take in this Boston Red Sox vs. Toronto Blue Jays matchup? All things considered, it might be better to stick with Toronto here. Sure they may be somewhat outmatched, but Boston’s pitcher isn’t inducing a whole lot of confidence either. On top of that, Toronto will have the home crowd behind them. Sign up today to make your online betting prediction!

Score Prediction: 6-4 Toronto.

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