Dodgers vs Toronto Blue Jays MLB Betting Prediction

MLB Dodgers vs Toronto Blue Jays Prediction 4/26/2024

The Los Angeles Dodgers (16-11) travel to face off against the Toronto Blue Jays (13-13) on Friday, April 26th. This game will be played at Rogers Centre in Toronto and televised on SNLA. The Dodgers are coming off a win in their previous game, while the Blue Jays are looking to get back on track from a loss to the Royals. First pitch is set for 7:07 ET.

Dodgers vs Blue Jays

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Heading into their last game vs. the Nationals, the Dodgers closed out the series with a 2-1 win. Leading up to the game, they were the heavy favorite at -183. Offensively, the Dodgers only scored two runs on nine hits and didn’t hit a home run.

Yoshinobu Yamamoto put together a good start for the Dodgers, going six innings and not giving up a run. He also issued just one walk and struck out seven Nationals batters. Teoscar Hernandez was hot at the plate, going 1/4 with a homer and scoring both of the Dodgers’ runs. The Dodgers also had three other players with two hits.

Los Angeles is on the road today vs. the Blue Jays, and they have won four straight games spanning their most recent series vs. the Nationals. Currently, the Dodgers lead the NL West by 2.5 games over the Padres, heading into play today.

At home, the Dodgers are 9-8 this season and have been really good on the road at 7-3. So far, they have been the favorite in every game, and they are 7-3 as the road favorite. The team’s overall series record is 5-5, and they have won two straight series on the road.

When the Dodgers win, they win big, with an average run margin of 3.6 runs per game. When they lose, they lose by an average of 2.7 runs per game. They have been a profitable team to bet on the run line, going 12-15 overall and 6-11 at home. They have been even better on the road, going 6-4 on the run line. They have been the favorite in all 27 games they have played, so they have not been an underdog on the run line yet.

Los Angeles Dodgers games have gone over the over/under line in 17 of their 27 games this season. The average over/under line for their games this season is 9 runs, and their games have averaged 9.4 runs per game. The over/under line for today’s game against the Toronto Blue Jays is set at 9 runs.

Gavin Stone Gets The Start For The Dodgers

Gavin Stone and the Dodgers are on the road to take on the Blue Jays. Stone has been solid in his first two starts of the season, picking up a win in his last outing vs. the Padres. He went 6 2/3 innings and struck out 4, giving up just 2 runs. In his first start of the year, he took the loss vs. the Cubs, and in his most recent outing, he went 3 1/3 innings and gave up 2 runs.

Dodgers Offense Breakdown

So far this season, the Dodgers offense is 7th in the league in runs scored, averaging 5.2 runs per game. They have been even better at home, putting up 5.6 runs per contest. Overall, they are one of the league’s top power-hitting lineups, as they are 3rd in home runs and have the 2nd best team batting average in the league at .269.

Los Angeles has three players who are among the league leaders in home runs, with Mookie Betts, Shohei Ohtani, and Teoscar Hernandez all having gone deep six times. Betts is also batting .374 for the season and has gone 16/41 in his last 10 games. Ohtani has also been hot of late, going 15/39 in his last 10 games.

The Blue Jays will be looking to get back on track after closing out their series vs. the Royals with a 2-1 loss. This was especially tough, as they held a lead going into the 4th inning before the Royals scored two runs in the bottom of the 4th. Toronto was the -113 favorite on the money line going into the game.

José Berríos was handed the loss and only lasted five innings. He was pitching well until the 4th, when the Royals scored two runs. Berríos finished with three K’s and issued just one walk. The Blue Jays’s offense scored their only run in the 4th and had just three hits total.

Toronto is at an even 13-13 overall heading into today’s game vs. the Dodgers. The Blue Jays are 4th in the AL East, four games behind the Orioles for the division lead. They dropped the final two games of their series vs. the Royals after winning the first two games of the series. So far, they are 5-5 in division games.

At home, the Blue Jays have gone 6-3 this season. On the road, they are currently 7-10, and they have dropped three straight as the underdog. As the favorite, Toronto is 10-6 this year.

When the Blue Jays win, they win big, with an average run margin of 3.2 runs per game. When they lose, it’s by an average of 4.2 runs per game. Their overall run line record is .500 at 13-13, but they are 5-4 at home and 8-9 on the road. They have failed to cover the run line in their last two games as the favorite, but are 9-7 overall in that scenario.

With an O/U line of 9 runs, the Blue Jays have played just three games this season with a higher line. In their last 10 games, they have gone under the line in four straight games, and their average combined run total for the season is 7.9 runs per game. Overall, the Blue Jays have gone 10-15 O/U this season, and their games have had an average O/U line of 8 runs.

Chris Bassitt Gets The Start For The Blue Jays

Chris Bassitt will be making his 3rd start of the season for the Blue Jays, as he is coming off of a loss to the Padres. In that outing, he went 5 1/3 innings, allowing 4 runs on 6 hits. He has a win in his other start, as he went 6 1/3 innings, giving up just 1 run on 4 hits against the Yankees.

Blue Jays Offense Breakdown

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So far this season, the Blue Jays offense has been one of the worst in the league, as they are averaging just 3.7 runs per game (25th). They have been slightly better at home, averaging 4.1 runs per contest. As a team, they are batting just .231, and their team on-base percentage of .317 is 13th in the league.

Daulton Varsho has been one of the few bright spots in the Blue Jays lineup so far, as he is batting .263 for the season and has gone 5/13 in his last five games. Varsho’s six homers are 5th in the league, and he also leads the team in RBIs (13). Justin Turner is also on a three-game hitting streak and is batting .324 for the season.


Dodgers vs Blue Jays Prediction


We see the Blue Jays taking this one at home with a predicted final score of 6-5. Given that they are the underdogs on the money line at +103, that is the route we recommend going.

Looking at the starting pitchers, we have Chris Bassitt finishing with five strikeouts compared to Gavin Stone with six. However, we have Bassitt finishing with a better ERA than Stone, and he is also a good option to pick up the win.

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