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Toronto Blue Jays vs. Pittsburgh Pirates – MLB – Predictions, Betting Lines, Odds and Trends

The Toronto Blue Jays (70-59) visit the Pittsburgh Pirates (49-81) to open a three-game series at PNC Park, with first pitch at 6:35 PM ET on Friday. The Blue Jays are on the back of a series victory over the Cubs, and the Pirates a series loss to the Brewers.

The Blue Jays are away from home and big favorites (-247) against the Pirates (+206). The scheduled starters are Alek Manoah (12-7) for the Toronto Blue Jays, and Johan Oviedo (2-1) for the Pittsburgh Pirates. The over/under for the game is 8 total runs.

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Blue Jays vs. Pirates Last 10 Games Betting Performance

Blue Jays

  • Toronto was the moneyline favorite in nine of its last 10 games, and finished 5-4 in those matchups.
  • In their last 10 outings, the Blue Jays and their opponents combined to hit the over five times (all 10 of the games had set totals).
  • Toronto’s ATS record is 2-8-0 over its past 10 games.


  • In nine games over the last 10 matchups when set as the underdog by sportsbooks, Pittsburgh has a record of 2-7.
  • The Pirates and their opponents have combined to hit the over four times in their last 10 games with a total.
  • Pittsburgh has won three of its last 10 games against the spread.
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Blue Jays vs. Pirates Starting Pitcher Betting Trends

Projected starter: Alek Manoah

  • The Blue Jays have gone 9-16-0 against the spread when Manoah starts.
  • The Blue Jays have a 12-11 record in Manoah’s 23 starts this season when they were favored on the moneyline.
  • Manoah’s team has put together a 13-12 record in his 25 starts.
  • Manoah’s starts went over the run total eight times in 25 games with a set total this season.

Projected starter: Johan Oviedo

  • Oviedo and his team failed to cover the spread in his only opportunity this season as a starter.
  • His team lost his only start as an underdog this season.
  • Oviedo’s team lost in his only start this season.
  • The only game started by Oviedo with a total this season hit the under.

Blue Jays Batting Leaders

  • Vladimir Guerrero Jr. has a team-high 27 home runs and 80 runs batted in.
  • Guerrero ranks 15th in homers and 15th in RBI among all hitters in MLB play.
  • Guerrero enters this game on a three-game hitting streak. In his last five games he is hitting .333 with two doubles, a home run, a walk and two RBI.
  • George Springer is batting .266 with 17 doubles, three triples, 19 home runs and 42 walks.
  • Among all MLB batters, Springer ranks 44th in homers and 73rd in RBI.
  • Alejandro Kirk paces the Blue Jays with a team-high batting average of .296.
  • Kirk heads into this matchup on a two-game hitting streak. During his last five outings he is batting .167 with a home run, four walks and three RBI.
  • Bo Bichette is hitting .260 with 32 doubles, 17 home runs and 33 walks.

Pirates Batting Leaders

  • Bryan Reynolds is batting .256 with 21 home runs and 48 RBI. All three of those stats are tops among Pittsburgh hitters this season.
  • Reynolds’ home run total ranks 36th in the big leagues, and he is 109th in RBI.
  • Reynolds has hit safely in four straight games. In his last five games he is hitting .300 with a triple and a walk.
  • Ke’Bryan Hayes has collected 102 hits this season and has an OBP of .312. He’s slugging .348 on the year.
  • Hayes ranks 231st overall in homers and 189th in RBI this season.
  • Ben Gamel is slashing .243/.326/.380 this season for the Pirates.
  • Michael Chavis has 82 hits and an OBP of .274 to go with a slugging percentage of .416 this season.

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