Orioles-Blue Jays Lines Preview

By JoeDuffy.net Administrator

Divisional bragging rights will be on the line on Friday when the Baltimore Orioles and the Toronto Blue Jays meet at Rogers Centre.
Lefthander Mark Hendrickson will take the mound for the Orioles to start this game. Hendrickson is 1-3 this season with a 5.40 ERA.
Hendrickson’s opponent in this one will be Roy Halladay. The Blue Jays ace righthander has a 3.75 ERA to go along with a 4-1 record this season.
Oddsmakers currently have the Blue Jays listed as 260-moneyline favorites versus the Orioles, while the game’s total has not yet been posted.
The Orioles lost 3-2 to the Angels last time out, as -165 favorites at home. That game’s five runs went UNDER the day’s posted over/under (10.5).
Nick Markakis and Aubrey Huff drove in the runs of the Orioles. Koji Uehara gave up three runs off seven hits over 6 1-3 innings on the mound.
The Blue Jays dropped an 8-6 decision to the Royals on Thursday, and lost their first series of the season. Oddsmakers had the Blue Jays as +110 underdogs in that game, while the team’s played OVER the posted over/under (10).
Adam Lind belted a two-run homer for the Blue Jays. Brian Burres failed to get into the win column, as he surrendered six runs over two innings.
Current streak:
Baltimore has lost 3 straight games.
Toronto has lost 2 straight games.
Team records:
Baltimore: 9-13 SU
Toronto: 15-9 SU
Baltimore most recently:
When playing on Friday are 2-8
Before playing Toronto are 4-6
After playing LA Angels are 4-6
After a loss are 3-7

Toronto most recently:
When playing on Friday are 2-8
Before playing Baltimore are 6-4
After playing Kansas City are 5-5
After a loss are 9-1

A few trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Baltimore’s last 7 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 9 of Baltimore’s last 11 games when playing on the road against Toronto
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Baltimore’s last 7 games
The total has gone OVER in 16 of Baltimore’s last 23 games when playing Toronto
Toronto is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games when playing at home against Baltimore
The total has gone OVER in 9 of Toronto’s last 11 games when playing at home against Baltimore
Toronto is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games at home
Toronto is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing Baltimore
Next up:
Toronto home to Baltimore, Saturday, May 2

 

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