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Toronto Blue Jays vs Atlanta Braves 05/12/2021 Tips, Baseball Betting and Forecast
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Toronto Blue Jays vs Atlanta Braves 05/12/2021 – Atlanta Braves look forward to rebounding from their last defeat as they enter their second game against Toronto Blue Jays from Truist Park in Cumberland, Georgia. The Blue Jays are sitting at the third spot in the AL East Division play with an 18-16 overall record. Atlanta is one game ahead of the .500 mark with a 17-18 record in the NL East Division play. The Braves are holding the third position and are behind the Phillies. The baseball gambling websites have all the odds and predictions of this game available online based on the recent betting trends.
Toronto Blue Jays vs Atlanta Braves 05/12/2021
Toronto Blue Jays
The Toronto Blue Jays managed to get past the Bay Rays, but their biggest challenge is getting past the Yankees and Boston Red Sox. Toronto defeated Atlanta in their series opener with a final score of 5-3. Out of the last eight games, Toronto Blue Jays won four. Randal Grichuk is the leader in batting with 36 hits and 28 RBIs. Bo Bichette along with Vladimir Guerrero Jr. smashed a total of 43 RBIs and 71 hits. The Blue Jays are turning towards Hyun Jin Ryu as their starting pitcher in this game. Ryu is holding a 2-2 record on the season with an ERA of 3.31 with 32 strikeouts.
Players to watch: Bo Bichette SS (GP 33, AB 135, R 27, H 36, 2B 7, 3B 0, HR 8, RBI 20, TB 67, BB 7, SO 40, SB 6, AVG 0.267, OBP 0.31, SLG 0.496, OPS 0.807, WAR 1.1), Marcus Semien SS (GP 33, AB 130, R 18, H 34, 2B 4, 3B 0, HR 8, RBI 19, TB 62, BB 14, SO 36, SB 6, AVG 0.262, OBP 0.331, SLG 0.477, OPS 0.808, WAR 1.4)
The Braves will enter this game after winning five of their last seven. Atlanta struggled from the mound in their last game but is all set to turn in Max Fried as their starter. Fried is holding a 1-1 record on the season with an ERA of 8.44 and 20 strikeouts. From the plate, Ronald Acuna Jr. has taken the lead with 23 RBIs and 38 hits. Dansby Swanson and Austin Riley have contributed a total of 18 RBIs with 60 hits for the Braves. Atlanta is ahead of the Marlins and Nationals in the NL East Division.
Players to watch: Marcell Ozuna LF (GP 34, AB 134, R 12, H 27, 2B 3, 3B 0, HR 4, RBI 20, TB 42, BB 13, SO 33, SB 0, AVG 0.201, OBP 0.277, SLG 0.313, OPS 0.59, WAR -0.3), Dansby Swanson SS (GP 34, AB 124, R 11, H 28, 2B 6, 3B 1, HR 4, RBI 10, TB 48, BB 10, SO 40, SB 1, AVG 0.226, OBP 0.299, SLG 0.387, OPS 0.686, WAR 0.3)
Toronto Blue Jays vs Atlanta Braves Betting Numbers
Toronto Blue Jays
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Toronto’s last 6 games.
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Atlanta’s last 8 games.
Toronto Blue Jays vs Atlanta Braves Betting Picks
The Blue Jays were strong enough to get past the Braves in their opener, but Atlanta has a strong pitcher in this game. With a little power from the plate, the Braves will get past Toronto with ease. The mlb betting picks have predicted Atlanta to win and cover.
Score Prediction: Braves 5, Blue Jays 4.