Dodgers vs Toronto Blue Jays MLB Betting Prediction

MLB Dodgers vs Toronto Blue Jays Prediction 4/27/2024

The Los Angeles Dodgers (17-11) travel to face off against the Toronto Blue Jays (13-14) on Saturday, April 27th. 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 Dodgers. First pitch is set for 3:07 ET.

Dodgers vs Blue Jays

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Los Angeles cruised to a 12-2 win over the Blue Jays in the most recent game of this series. The Dodgers had a huge 3rd inning, scoring six of their twelve runs. As for the Blue Jays, they scored their only two runs in the 4th. Heading into the game, the Dodgers were favored at -126.

Gavin Stone got the win for the Dodgers, going seven innings and giving up just one run. He finished the game with only two strikeouts but induced 14 ground ball outs. On the other side, Chris Bassitt had a rough outing for the Blue Jays, taking the loss after going just 2 2/3 innings and giving up seven runs.

Offensively, the Dodgers were led by a huge game from Will Smith, who went 4/5 with a home run. Smith, Max Muncy, and Shohei Ohtani each scored three times for Los Angeles’ offense.

Los Angeles is on a five-game winning streak, and they have taken the first game of this series vs. the Blue Jays. The Dodgers lead the NL West by 3.5 games over the Padres and are 5-3 in divisional matchups. So far, they have been really good as the road favorite, going 8-3 this year.

At home, the Dodgers are 9-8 this year, and they have gone 8-3 on the road. This season, the Dodgers are 17-11, and they have yet to lose a game as the underdog. Their 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 4.0 runs per game. They have a run line record of 13-15, and their average run margin for the season is 1.4 runs per game. They are 7-4 against the run line on the road, and their overall run line record is 13-15.

The Dodgers and Blue Jays combined for 14 runs in their last game, which went over the 9.0 run total. The Dodgers have gone over the total in 18 of their 28 games this season, and the average combined run total in their games is 9.6. The over/under line for today’s game is 7.5 runs, and the Dodgers have gone over the total in just one of the two games this season with a line of 7.5 runs.

Tyler Glasnow Gets The Start For The Dodgers

Right-hander Tyler Glasnow gets the start for the Dodgers today as he faces the Blue Jays on the road. He has made six starts this season and has a record of 4-1 with a 2.92 ERA. In his 37 innings of work, Glasnow has turned in four quality starts and is coming off a game in which he didn’t allow a run. In that outing vs. the Mets, he went eight innings, picking up the win and finishing with 10 strikeouts. Overall, he has 44 strikeouts, and his WHIP for the season is .95.

Dodgers Offense Breakdown

Los Angeles comes into the game with the league’s 2nd best batting average at .276, and they have been one of the top home run hitting teams in the league so far. As a team, they are 4th in the league in scoring at 5.5 runs per game. The Dodgers have also done a great job of avoiding strikeouts this season and are leading the league in walks.

Mookie Betts comes into the game with a six-game hitting streak, and he has gone 10/20 over his last five games. For the season, he is batting .382 with a team-high 22 RBIs. Shohei Ohtani and Teoscar Hernandez are also near the top of the Dodgers’ home run leaderboard, with seven and six homers, respectively.

Toronto is hosting the Dodgers today with an overall record of 13-14, and they have dropped four straight games, spanning across their most recent series vs. the Royals and the first game of this series vs. the Dodgers. In the AL East, they are four games behind the Orioles and are 5-5 in the division this year.

So far, the Blue Jays have been good at home, going 6-4, but they are just 7-10 on the road. As the underdog, the Blue Jays have struggled, going 3-8 this year, and they have dropped four straight as the underdog. Toronto’s overall series record is 4-3-1 this year.

When the Blue Jays win, they win big, with an average run margin of +3.2. When they lose, they lose big, with an average run margin of -4.6. Overall, they have a run differential of -0.9 runs per game, which is right in line with their run line record of 13-14. They have been a better bet on the run line at home, where they are 5-5, compared to 8-9 on the road. They have failed to cover the run line in their last three home games and in their last three games overall when favored.

When the Blue Jays and Dodgers met, the over/under line was set at 9.0 runs, and the game ended with 14 runs scored. The Blue Jays have played in 23 games this season, and the over/under line has been set at 7.5 runs in four of them. Their over/under record when the line is set at 7.5 runs is 2-2.

Yusei Kikuchi Gets The Start For The Blue Jays

Yusei Kikuchi has been off to a great start for the Blue Jays, as he has picked up a win in each of his first two starts. In his last outing, he went 6 innings and struck out 4, giving up 2 earned runs on 5 hits. He has yet to allow a home run this season.

Blue Jays Offense Breakdown

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So far this season, the Blue Jays are averaging just 3.6 runs per game, which is 25th in the league. However, they have been a better offensive team at home, averaging 3.9 runs per game. As a team, they are batting .229, which is 15th in the league, and are 10th in the league in home runs. Justin Turner has been a bright spot for the team, as he is batting .325 for the season and is on a four-game hitting streak.

Over his last nine games, Daulton Varsho is batting .357 with four home runs. This has helped him take over the team lead in homers, and his 13 RBIs are also the best mark on the team. Vladimir Guerrero Jr. and Davis Schneider are also tied for 2nd on the team with three homers, but Guerrero Jr. is batting just .206 for the season.


Dodgers vs Blue Jays Prediction


Given that the payout for a Dodgers win is -158, we like this as a good value pick for today’s Dodgers vs. Blue Jays matchup. Our predicted final score is 5-4 in favor of the Dodgers, and at -158, there is some good value on the money line.

Looking at some potential starting pitcher props, Tyler Glasnow is projected to finish with six strikeouts, which would have him finishing 10th in terms of starters. As for Yusei Kikuchi, he is projected to finish with five strikeouts, which would have him 11th.

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