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

Last Updated: Aug 13, 2022

The Guardians (59-52) will pay a visit to the Blue Jays (60-50) in Toronto on Saturday, August 13 at Rogers Centre. Each team will be eager to come out on top as they work their way through the final third of the regular season. Catch all the action at 3:07 p.m. ET!

Coming into their next game, the Blue Jays have earned a win against their opponents. In their most recent meeting on May 8, 2022, the score was 4-3 in favor of the Guardians. The Blue Jays had five runs to the Guardians four runs. We’ll see what happens when it all goes down at Rogers Centre.

Blue Jays vs Guardians Prediction

The oddmakers believe that the Blue Jays have better chances of taking this one. Per FanDuel, they are at -162 odds for victory, while Cleveland are +136. Total runs for this contest is predicted to be 8.5.

The last time they played, the Blue Jays were beaten by the Orioles on Tuesday, by a 6-5 margin. Led by their top hitter, Lourdes Gurriel Jr., who has a batting average of .314, the team is currently batting .265 so far this season. In terms of defense, the team carries an ERA of 3.93 and a .987 fielding percentage.

The Guardians were defeated by the Tigers 3-4 the last time they played on Thursday. The overall batting average for the team right now is .205, with Steven Kwan leading his team hitting .297. In terms of defense, the team has an ERA of 3.91 and a .984 fielding percentage. Check out our evaluation of the odds and place your bets based on the teams’ recent performances!

Heading into this game, the Blue Jays will play without Julian Merryweather (Side), Hyun Jin Ryu (Forearm), Nathan Pearson (Mono), Tayler Saucedo (Hip), Thomas Stripling (Glute/Hip), Timothy Mayza (Shoulder) and George Springer (Elbow). Meanwhile, the Guardians will play without Cody Morris (Shoulder) and Anthony Gose (Triceps).

Moneyline Pick: Blue Jays (-162) at FanDuel

The team is considered the favorite looking at the betting market. In their last encounter against these opponents, the Guardians won 4-3.

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Blue Jays vs Guardians Betting Odds

  • Moneyline: Toronto (-162), Cleveland (+136) at FanDuel
  • Run Line: Toronto -1.5 (+125), Cleveland 1.5 (-150) at FanDuel
  • Over/Under: Under 8.5 Runs (-108), Over 8.5 Runs (-112) at FanDuel

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Blue Jays vs Guardians Betting Trends

  • Win % as favorite: Blue Jays 0.82%, Guardians 0.53%
  • Win % as underdog: Blue Jays 0.13%, Guardians 0.42%
  • Win-loss record last 10 games: Toronto 5-5, Cleveland 7-3

Runline Pick: Blue Jays -1.5 Runs (+125) 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 Guardians have recorded 4.3 runs per game over their last 10. Meanwhile, the Blue Jays have averaged 4.3 runs per game in the same stretch.


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