Toronto Blue Jays vs Baltimore Orioles MLB Betting Prediction

MLB Blue Jays vs Baltimore Orioles Prediction 5/15/2024

The Toronto Blue Jays (19-22) travel to face off against the Baltimore Orioles (26-14) on Wednesday, May 15th. This game will be played at Oriole Park at Camden Yards in Baltimore and televised on MLBN. The Blue Jays are coming off a win in their previous game, while the Orioles are looking to get back on track from a loss to the Blue Jays. First pitch is set for 12:35 ET.

Blue Jays vs Orioles

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Toronto rallied for a run in the 8th inning and then scored the game’s go-ahead run in the 10th, picking up a 3-2 win over the Orioles in the most recent game of this series. The Blue Jays had to overcome a two-home run performance from Adley Rutschman, who went 2/4 with two homers and four RBIs.

Jose Berrios started for the Blue Jays and picked up the win, going seven innings and giving up just two hits and two earned runs. He finished the game with four strikeouts but issued a season-high five walks. As for the Orioles, Corbin Burnes got the start and went six innings, giving up one earned run on six hits.

Toronto’s offense was led by Daulton Varsho, who homered and went 1/5. Bo Bichette also had a three-hit game and scored a run for the Blue Jays. Ernie Clement scored the game’s go-ahead run in the 10th and finished with two hits.

The Blue Jays are 19-22 overall and trail the Yankees by eight games in the AL East. Toronto leads the series vs. the Orioles 1-0 and will be on the road for today’s game. So far, they are 6-5 in AL East games this year.

At home, the Blue Jays are 9-9 this year and have gone 10-13 on the road. As the favorite, the Blue Jays are 14-10 but just 5-12 as the underdog. They have won two straight on the road, and their overall series record is 4-7-2.

When the Blue Jays win, they do so by an average of 2.7 runs per game, but when they lose, they lose by an average of 4.5 runs per game. They are 18-23 vs. the run line this season, including 11-12 on the road. They have covered the run line in two straight games and are 12-12 vs. the run line as the favorite and 6-11 as the underdog.

The Toronto Blue Jays have had a combined run average of 8.4 runs per game this season, and their over/under record is 17-23. When the over/under line is set at 8.5 runs, their record is 6-9, and the over has hit in five of those games. Overall, 51.2% of their games have had lower over/under lines than 8.5 runs, and their current under streak is at two games.

Chris Bassitt Gets The Start For The Blue Jays

Right-hander Chris Bassitt gets the start for the Blue Jays today as he faces the Orioles on the road. He has made eight starts this season and has a record of 3-5 with an ERA of 5.06. Bassitt’s WHIP for the season is 1.55, and opponents are batting .272 off him this year. In his last outing, Bassitt picked up the win, going 6 1/3 innings and giving up two earned runs on six hits. Before that, he had lost three straight starts. Bassitt has been hit hard at home, with an ERA of 7.72 compared to 5.43 on the road.

Blue Jays Offense Breakdown

Over the Blue Jays’ last eight games, Vladimir Guerrero Jr. has been on a tear, going 14/31 with five runs scored and eight RBIs. This has helped him take over the team lead in RBIs (19) while also batting .276 for the season. Guerrero Jr. and Justin Turner are both tied for 2nd on the team with four homers. Danny Jansen has also been swinging a hot bat of late, going 8/21 in his last seven games.

Bo Bichette and Guerrero Jr. are both on five-game hitting streaks, with Bichette batting .290 over his last eight games and Guerrero Jr. hitting .452 in this stretch. For the season, the Blue Jays are batting just .231 and are 28th in the league in runs scored at 3.7 per game.

The Orioles are 26-14 overall this season, and they are 6-2 against other teams in the AL East. Currently, they trail the Yankees by just a half-game in the AL East. Baltimore is looking to snap a two-game losing streak today, and they dropped the series opener vs. the Blue Jays.

At home, the Orioles are 14-9 this year compared to a 12-5 mark on the road. So far, they have been really good as the underdog, going 7-1. As the favorite, the Orioles are 19-13 this year. Looking at their overall record, they have gone 9-3-1 in series this year.

When the Orioles win, they win by an average of 3.7 runs. When they lose, they lose by an average of 3.4 runs. They are 22-18 on the run line for the season, but have failed to cover the run line in their last three games. They are 12-11 on the run line at home and 10-7 on the run line on the road. As a favorite, they are 15-17 on the run line, but as an underdog, they are 7-1.

When the Orioles play at home, the over/under line is set at 8.5 runs. The O/U record for the Orioles this season is 20-17, and their games have averaged 8.8 runs per game. So far this season, the O/U line has been set at 8.5 runs for 16 of their games, and their record in those games is 9-7.

Kyle Bradish Gets The Start For The Orioles

Kyle Bradish will be making his 3rd start of the season for the Orioles, and he will be taking on the Blue Jays at home. Bradish has gone 5 innings in each of his first 2 starts, and he has 14 strikeouts in those 10 innings of work. He has yet to give up a home run this season.

Orioles Offense Breakdown

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So far this season, the Orioles have been the top home run hitting team in the league and also have the league’s top isolated power figure. As a team, they are 4th in the league in runs per game at 5 runs per contest. This has been split between 5.2 runs per game on the road and 4.8 runs per game at home. Overall, they are batting .243, which is 10th in the league.

Adley Rutschman has been hot of late, going 13/43 in his last 10 games with four homers. For the season, he is batting .309 with eight homers, which is 2nd on the team. Jordan Westburg and Gunnar Henderson are also near the top of the league in home runs, with 6 and 12, respectively. Westburg’s 27 RBIs are the best mark on the team.

Blue Jays vs Orioles Prediction

Our prediction for today’s Blue Jays vs. Orioles game is to take the Orioles on the money line at -135. We have the Orioles winning this one by a score of 5-4. If you’re looking for a parlay, you could also consider taking the over, as we have the two teams combining for nine runs, and with the line sitting at 8.5, there is a bit of wiggle room.

Looking at the starting pitchers, we have Kyle Bradish of the Orioles finishing with six strikeouts, which is good for sixth among today’s starters. As for Chris Bassitt, he is projected to finish with six strikeouts, which puts him in the middle of the pack.

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