Dodgers vs Toronto Blue Jays MLB Betting Prediction

MLB Dodgers vs Toronto Blue Jays Prediction 4/28/2024

The Los Angeles Dodgers (18-11) travel to face off against the Toronto Blue Jays (13-15) on Sunday, April 28th. This game will be played at Rogers Centre in Toronto and televised on None. 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 1:37 ET.

Dodgers vs Blue Jays

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Los Angeles picked up a 4-2 road win over the Blue Jays in the most recent game of this series. The Dodgers had a two-run lead after the 2nd inning and the Blue Jays could only muster one run in the 7th inning. As for the Dodgers, they scored their final run in the 9th. Heading into the game, the Dodgers were favored at -149 on the money line.

Tyler Glasnow started for the Dodgers and picked up the win, going six innings and giving up just one run. He finished the game with nine strikeouts but issued three walks. Evan Phillips got the save. Yusei Kikuchi had a rough outing for the Blue Jays, taking the loss after going six innings and giving up four earned runs.

Mookie Betts was the only player in the game to have more than one hit, as he went 3/5 with an RBI. Betts, Justin Turner, and Corey Seager each had two RBIs for the Dodgers’ offense.

Los Angeles is on a six-game winning streak heading into today’s road matchup vs. the Blue Jays. The Dodgers lead the NL West by 4.5 games over the Padres and have an overall record of 18-11. Their record includes a mark of 5-3 in divisional games.

At home, the Dodgers are 9-8 this year, and they have been really good on the road at 9-3. So far, they have been really good in night games, going 12-5. As the favorite, the Dodgers have put together an 18-11 mark, and they have not been the underdog yet this year.

The Dodgers have been a profitable team to back on the run line this season, as they’ve covered the spread in 14 of their 29 games. They’ve been especially good on the road, where they’ve gone 8-4 ATS, including covering in their last two games. Their average run differential on the season is +1.4 runs per game, and they’ve been even better on the road at +2.2 runs per game.

The Dodgers have played 11 games with an over/under line of 8.5 this season, and the over has hit in 11 of those games. Their games have averaged 9.4 runs per game this season, and the over/under line for their games has averaged 9 runs per game. Their games have gone over the over/under line in 18 of 29 games this season.

Michael Grove Gets The Start For The Dodgers

Right-hander Michael Grove gets the start for the Dodgers today as he faces the Blue Jays on the road. He has made nine appearances this season and has a record of 0-0 with a 6.00 ERA. Opponents are batting .241 off Grove this season, and his WHIP is currently 1.33. Grove’s last outing came on April 23rd, where he went one inning out of the bullpen and didn’t give up a run. He finished with a no-decision in that outing. Before that, he had three straight outings where he finished with a no-decision and didn’t give up a run. Grove’s ERA at home is 7.5 compared to 3.0 on the road.

Dodgers Offense Breakdown

Los Angeles comes into the game as one of the league’s top offenses, averaging 5.4 runs per game. They have been even better at home, putting up 5.6 runs per contest. As a team, the Dodgers are batting .277, which is the 2nd best mark in the league. They also have the league’s top on-base percentage and are 3rd in slugging.

Mookie Betts and Shohei Ohtani have been two of the league’s top hitters this season, with Betts batting .391 and Ohtani at .347. Ohtani is also 4th in the league with seven home runs, while Betts has gone deep six times. Over his last eight games, Ohtani has three homers and eight RBIs, while Betts has gone 14/31.

Toronto’s overall record is 13-15 heading into today’s matchup vs. the Dodgers, and they are looking to snap a five-game losing streak. The Blue Jays dropped the final two games of their series vs. the Royals and have dropped the first two games of their series vs. the Dodgers. In the AL East, they are five games behind the Orioles.

As the favorite, the Blue Jays have gone 10-6 this year compared to 3-9 as the underdog. At home, they are 6-3 when favored. So far, they are 6-5 at home compared to 7-10 on the road. 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 runs per game. However, when they lose, they lose by an average of -4.5 runs per game. They have a losing record against the run line overall, but have been a better bet at home, where they are 5-6 against the run line. They have failed to cover the run line in their last four home games and have lost three straight against the run line as the favorite.

When the Blue Jays play at home, the over/under line is set at 8.5 runs. Their games have averaged 8.1 runs per game this season, and their over/under record is 11-16 overall. When the line is set at 8.5 runs, their record is 2-7. So far this season, 50% of their games have had lower over/under lines than 8.5 runs.

Kevin Gausman Gets The Start For The Blue Jays

Kevin Gausman and the Blue Jays are hosting the Dodgers today. Gausman has started 3 games so far this season, and he has yet to record a win. In his last outing, he went 6 2/3 innings, allowing 3 runs on 7 hits and striking out 2.

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 27th in the league. They have been a little better at home, averaging 3.7 runs per game. As a team, they are batting just .224, and their team on-base percentage of .310 is also below the league average. One thing the Blue Jays have done well is avoid strikeouts, as they have the 5th fewest strikeouts in the league.

Justin Turner has been the Blue Jays’ best hitter so far, with a batting average of .309 and an on-base percentage of .396. Daulton Varsho has also been swinging the bat well of late, hitting .333 over his last eight games, with two home runs.


Dodgers vs Blue Jays Prediction


Looking at the money line, we recommend taking the Dodgers to pick up a win on the road and at +108, there is some good value in this pick. Our projected final score is 5-4 in favor of the Dodgers.

Looking at the starting pitchers, Kevin Gausman is predicted to have a solid outing, but we have him finishing with just five strikeouts, which is eighth best among starters. As for the Blue Jays, they are projected to finish with just seven strikeouts as a team, which is the fourth fewest in the league.

Offensively, the Dodgers are predicted to finish with nine hits, compared to the Blue Jays with nine. However, the Blue Jays are projected to finish with just four runs, which has them ranked 21st in the league in terms of runs scored.

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