Boston Red Sox vs Toronto Blue Jays Prediction & Betting Odds - MLB Preview
July 16, 2019
The Red Sox are currently in 3rd position in the AL East standings at present, one game out from a wild card spot. The defending World Series champions have split their last 12 games, but they’ve scored 16 runs in their last three games, and 4+ runs in 12 of their last 14 games.
The Blue Jays have lost six of their last nine games prior to Monday’s opening game against the Red Sox. The Blue Jays have scored just four runs in their last three games and three or less runs in five of their last six games.
Rafael Devers head the Red Sox player stats with 116 hits and 64 RBI. Xander Bogaerts and Mookie Betts have combined for 202 hits and 112 RBI. Eduardo Rodriguez will have the ball for the Red Sox, and he is 10-4 with a 4.43 ERA and 116 strikeouts so far this season.
Freddy Galvis leads the Blue Jays with 91 hits and 44 RBI, while Randal Grichuk and Eric Sogard have combined for 150 hits and 68 RBI. Pitcher Aaron Sanchez is 3-13 with a 6.22 ERA and 79 strikeouts this season.
Boston Red Sox vs Toronto Blue Jays Betting Lines & Prediction
Any predictions ahead of this game will struggle to make a case for backing the Toronto Blue Jays, so the BostonRed Sox are the tips.
No MLB betting lines are as yet available given the two games in the series to come prior to this one, but the line is likely to be quite similar to that of Monday’s game, with the Red Sox at -180 (1.56) with Sports Interaction and the Blue Jays at +160 (2-60) with bet365.