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Blue Jays vs Angels Predictions & Best Bets | Picking Against the Spread

Posted: Aug 26, 2022Last updated: Aug 26, 2022

The Blue Jays (67-55) will square off against the Angels (52-72) in Toronto on Friday, August 26 at Rogers Centre. As we move through the home stretch of the regular season, each of these teams will of course be searching for a win. Be sure to catch first pitch at 7:07 p.m. ET!

This season, the teams have played in four contests and the Blue Jays have come out on top in each game against their opponents. In their most recent meeting on May 29, 2022, the score was 10-11 in favor of the Angels. The Blue Jays had three runs to the Angels three runs. We’ll see what happens when it all goes down at Rogers Centre.

Blue Jays vs Angels Prediction

The bookmakers think this should be a win for the Blue Jays. FanDuel has them at odds of -180 for victory, while Los Angeles are +152. The predicted number of total runs is 8.5.

The last time they played, the Blue Jays lost to the Red Sox on Wednesday, by a 2-3 margin. Led by their top hitter, Lourdes Gurriel Jr., who has a batting average of .301, the team is currently batting .262 so far this season. In terms of defense, the team carries an ERA of 3.84 and a .985 fielding percentage.

The last time they played, the Angels were beaten by the Rays on Thursday by a 8-3 margin. Led by their top hitter, Michael Trout, who has a batting average of .275, the team is currently batting .225 on the season. In terms of defense, the team holds an ERA of 3.87 and a .985 fielding percentage. Don’t forget to consult our odds analysis and make your picks based on the teams’ recent performances!

The latest squad news is that the Blue Jays will play without Julian Merryweather (Side), Hyun Jin Ryu (Forearm), Nathan Pearson (Mono) and Tayler Saucedo (Hip). And the Angels are missing Michael Lorenzen (Shoulder), McKenzie Moniak (Finger), Anthony Rendon (Wrist), Matthew Duffy (Back), Archie Bradley (Elbow), Griffin Canning (Back), Jared Walsh (Rib) and Chris Rodriguez (Shoulder).

Moneyline Pick: Blue Jays (-180) at FanDuel

The team is considered the favorite looking at the betting market. In their previous encounter against these opponents, the Angels got the W 10-11.

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Blue Jays vs Angels Betting Odds

  • Moneyline: Toronto (-180), Los Angeles (+152) at FanDuel
  • Run Line: Toronto -1.5 (+112), Los Angeles 1.5 (-134) at FanDuel
  • Over/Under: Under 8.5 Runs (-108), Over 8.5 Runs (-112) at FanDuel

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Blue Jays vs Angels Betting Trends

  • Win % as favorite: Blue Jays 0.74%, Angels 0.46%
  • Win % as underdog: Blue Jays 0.13%, Angels 0.18%
  • Win-loss record last 10 games: Toronto 6-4, Los Angeles 1-9

Runline Pick: Blue Jays -1.5 Runs (+112) at FanDuel

Wager: 1 unit

For our spread pick to win, the Blue Jays will need to win by the amount of the spread or more in order to cover.

Over/Under Pick: Under 8.5 Total Runs (-108) at FanDuel

Wager: 0.5 units

The Blue Jays have averaged 4.5 runs per game over their last 10 matches. By comparison, the Angels have recorded 4.5 runs during the same period of time.

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