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2021 MLB Handicapping
(35-56) Texas Rangers vs. Toronto Blue Jays (46-42)
Date: Sunday, July 18th, 2021
Time: 1:07 PM ET
Venue: Sahlen Field, Buffalo, NY
Projected Pitchers: Mike Foltynewicz (TEX) vs. Steven Matz (TOR)
MLB Moneyline Odds: Rangers +190 Blue Jays -250
MLB RunLine Betting Odds: Rangers +1.5, Blue Jays -1.5
MLB Baseball Gambling Total: O/U: 10
The Rangers will be in Buffalo to take on the Blue Jays for game 3 of the series Sunday at 1:07 ET. Game 2 is Saturday at 3:07 ET.
The Blue Jays took the first game of the series 10-2.
Mike Foltynewicz is going for the Rangers and Steven Matz will go for the Blue Jays.
The Rangers have had a very disappointing season thus far. They have lost 4 of their last 5 games.
With a record of 35-56, they sit last in the American League West. The Astros are 20.5 games ahead of them.
Texas split a 4 game set with the Athletics before this series. They scored 8 runs and allowed 14 runs in that series.
Jordan Lyles go hit very hard on Friday. The right hander went 4 innings and allowed 3 earned runs.
Mike Foltynewicz has not been good so far this year. He is 2-8 with a 5.11 ERA. His last start was against the Athletics on Saturday where he went 6.1 innings and allowed 3 earned runs. The A’s won this game 8-4
Pitching for this squad has not been great so far this year. They have a 4.52 ERA which is 22nd best in the baseball.
The offense has been the best part of their game. They are scoring 4.08 runs per game.
One bright spot in their lineup is Adolis Garcia.
Toronto Blue Jays
The Blue Jays have played pretty well so far. They have won 3 of their last 5 games.
Their 46-42 record puts them 3rd in the American League East. The Red Sox lead them by 8 games.
Toronto dropped 2 out of 3 against the Rays before this series. In those 3 games, the Jays scored 6 runs and allowed 13.
Robbie Ray continued his good pitching on Friday. The lefty went 6.2 innings and did not allow an earned run.
Steven Matz has a solid record(7-4), but he does have an ERA over 4.7. He would like to be much lower. His last start was on July 6th against the Orioles where he went 4 innings and allowed 3 earned runs. The Orioles won that game 7-5.
The pitching for this team has gotten better as the year has gone on. They have an ERA of 3.96 which is 12th best in baseball.
Their offense continues to be one of the best in baseball. They are scoring 5.16 runs per game which is 3rd best in the game.
They have hit 135 home runs which is best in baseball.
MLB Baseball Betting Trends:
- Rangers are 17-38 in their last 55 games overall.
- Rangers are 17-38 in their last 55 games on grass.
- Rangers are 19-43 in their last 62 road games vs. a left handed starter.
- Rangers are 3-8 in their last 11 during game 3 of a series.
- Blue Jays are 4-0 in their last 4 home games vs. a right handed starter.
- Blue Jays are 5-1 in their last 6 games vs. a right handed starter.
- Blue Jays are 4-1 in their last 5 games vs. a team with a winning % below .400.
- Blue Jays are 12-5 in their last 17 games on grass.
Texas Rangers vs. Toronto Blue Jays MLB Prediction:
I look for the Blue Jays to keep rolling in this one. I feel good with them in this game.
Toronto is the better team and I think they will put that on display on Sunday. Toronto cannot afford to lose to teams such as the Rangers.
I look for Steven Matz to be effective in this one and for the Jays to hit around Mike Foltynewicz.
I will lay the run line with the Jays in this one.
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