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Cleveland Indians vs Toronto Blue Jays 08/02/2021 Predictions, MLB Preview and Spread
Posted by: Hilbert Mayer
Cleveland Indians vs Toronto Blue Jays 08/02/2021 – Cleveland Indians are sitting exactly at the .500 mark while they remain at the second spot in the AL Central Division play. The Indians are 11-plus games behind the Chicago White Sox and are all set to open a new series against the Toronto Blue Jays. Cleveland will travel north of the border to take out the Blue Jays in this exciting game from Rogers Centre in Toronto, Ontario. The MLB betting picks have been on and off for the Indians, but the Blue Jays have been equally good with their overall performance. Toronto remains at the fourth spot in the AL East Division play.
Cleveland Indians vs Toronto Blue Jays 08/02/2021
The Cleveland Indians have split their 102 games on the season and are sitting ahead of the Detroit Tigers. The Indians dropped their last series against the Chicago White Sox with a 1-2 record. Last night, they smashed one run and gave up two in return. Eli Morgan will be sent to the mound as their starting pitcher in this game. The rookie is holding a 1-3 record on the season with an ERA of 7.47. Morgan will make his eighth major league career start for Cleveland. Overall, he has pitched close to 31 frames and struck out 33 opponent hitters.
Players to watch: A. Rosario SS (GP 96, AB 356, R 49, H 95, 2B 16, 3B 4, HR 6, RBI 29, TB 137, BB 21, SO 78, SB 9, AVG 0.267, OBP 0.312, SLG 0.385, OPS 0.696, WAR 0.4), J. Ramirez 3B (GP 95, AB 336, R 67, H 85, 2B 19, 3B 2, HR 22, RBI 62, TB 174, BB 41, SO 55, SB 11, AVG 0.253, OBP 0.344, SLG 0.518, OPS 0.862, WAR 3.2).
Toronto Blue Jays
Toronto Blue Jays will take on the Indians at home as they look forward to building on their three-game winning streak. The Blue Jays swept the Royals in their last three-game series. With a 54-48 record on the season. Toronto continues to trail the Yankees in the AL East. The Blue Jays will need to make it past the Indians with Robbie Ray on the mound as their starter. Ray is holding a 9-5 record on the season with an ERA of 3.04. The southpaw has given up just one run in six innings his last outing against Boston.
Players to watch: B. Bichette SS (GP 102, AB 413, R 81, H 122, 2B 19, 3B 1, HR 19, RBI 71, TB 200, BB 29, SO 92, SB 16, AVG 0.295, OBP 0.347, SLG 0.484, OPS 0.831, WAR 3.6), M. Semien SS (GP 102, AB 411, R 77, H 113, 2B 26, 3B 2, HR 25, RBI 66, TB 218, BB 41, SO 103, SB 10, AVG 0.275, OBP 0.341, SLG 0.53, OPS 0.871, WAR 5).
Cleveland Indians vs Toronto Blue Jays Betting Numbers
Indians are 4-8 SU in their last 12 games.
Toronto Blue Jays
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Toronto’s last 8 games.
Cleveland Indians vs Toronto Blue Jays Betting Picks
Toronto has a solid pitcher on the mound while the Indians have a rookie. Cleveland will depend on their batting unit alone and the mlb odds are in favor of the Blue Jays to win this game and cover the spread.
Score Prediction: Blue Jays 5, Indians 3.