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Toronto Blue Jays vs. Boston Red Sox MLB Baseball Betting Picks

Posted by: Mike Davis
Toronto Blue Jays vs. Boston Red Sox

Tonight’s Toronto Blue Jays vs. Boston Red Sox matchup offers some great MLB baseball betting action. The Blue Jays are coming off an upset win over the Bo Sox and are hopeful they can duplicate those results on the road this Wednesday night. The Red Sox on the other hand, are 1-3 in their last 4 and could really use a rebound here. So what kind of matchup are tonight’s MLB sports betting odds predicting?

Toronto Blue Jays vs. Boston Red Sox – Wednesday, July 17th

When: 7:10 pm ET

Where: Fenway Park, Boston, Massachusetts

TV: Local Broadcasts

Stream: MLB TV

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Team SP/RL TOTAL ML
Blue Jays +1½ (+120) 11 (-105) +220
Red Sox -1½ (-140) 11 (-115) -240
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Toronto Blue Jays

The Blue Jays fly into this Wednesday night matchup sporting a 36-60 record that ranks hem dead last in the AL East. At the current time the New York Yankees lead the division and own a 25 ½ game lead over Toronto. With this in mind, it’s clear that the season is all but over for Toronto. Nevertheless, the team will still take to the diamond this evening in an attempt to upset Boston.

RHP Aaron Sanchez will get the start this evening. He enters this contest sporting a meager 3-13 record as well as a whopping 6.22 ERA and a 1.75 WHIP. With those kind of numbers on the year, it’s safe to say that Boston has a massive advantage tonight.

Players to Watch: Freddy Galvis (15 HR, 46 RBI, .271 BA), Randal Grichuk (16 HR, 43 RBI, .237 BA), and Rowdy Tellez (14 HR, 40 RBI, .227 BA).

Boston Red Sox

The Red Sox enter tonight’s matchup sporting a 51-44 record that ranks them 3rd in the AL East. As aforementioned, the Yanks currently lead the division. However, Boston still has to get past the second seeded Tampa Bay Lightning, who own a 4-game lead over Boston.

LHP Eduardo Rodriguez is the man tasked with getting the win tonight. He enters this matchup with a 10-4 record as well as a 4.43 ERA and a 1.32 WHIP.

Players to Watch: Rafael Devers (17 HR, 66 RBI, .322 BA), Mookie Betts (13 HR, 43 RBI, .281 BA), and Xander Bogaerts (21 HR, 74 RB I, .312 BA).

Toronto Blue Jays vs. Boston Red Sox Betting Numbers

Trends

  • Toronto Blue Jays

    • The TOTAL has gone UNDER in 6 of Toronto’s last 7 games.
    • 2-6 SU in their last 8 games.
    • 6-14 SU in their last 20 games against Boston.
    • The TOTAL has gone UNDER in 4 of Toronto’s last 5 games this season.
    • 25-23 ATS when playing on the road this season
  • Boston Red Sox

    • The TOTAL has gone OVER in 10 of Boston’s last 13 games.
    • 6-2 SU in their last 8 games.
    • 5-0 SU in their last 5 games against an opponent in the American League.
    • The TOTAL has gone OVER in 6 of Boston’s last 7 games at home.
    • 6-2 SU in their last 8 games played in July.
    • 16-31 ATS when playing at home this season

Injuries

  • Milwaukee Brewers

    • Clayton Richard SP
    • Dalton Pompey RF
    • Ken Giles RP
  • Boston Red Sox

    • Steven Wright SP
    • Mitch Moreland 1B
    • Nathan Eovaldi SP

Toronto Blue Jays vs. Boston Red Sox Betting Picks

So which side should legal betting fans take in this Toronto Blue Jays vs. Boston Red Sox matchup? All things considered, this one is a bit of a tossup. It’s clear that Toronto is the worse team but Boston hasn’t had much luck late. Sign up today to make your online betting prediction!

Score Prediction: 8-4 Boston.