The Boston Red Sox (8-11) face the Toronto Blue Jays (12-7) at Rogers Centre. Let's take a look at the betting lines for Thursday's MLB matchup.
The Blue Jays are favored to win at -150, while the Red Sox are at +130. The Red Sox (-150 to cover the +1.5 Run Line) have an 11-8 Run Line record this season, while the Blue Jays (+130 to cover the -1.5) hold a record of 9-10.
The total runs line is set at 8.0, with OVER at -106 and UNDER at -115. The Red Sox have a 6-12-1 O/U record this season (meaning six games have gone over the total runs line, 12 have gone under and one has resulted in a push). The Blue Jays have a 7-12-0 O/U record.
The Red Sox are averaging 3.8 runs per game this season (19th in the league). Comparatively, the Blue Jays are averaging 4.2 (15th).
In the field, the Red Sox are allowing 4.1 runs per game this season (T15th in the league), while the Blue Jays are allowing an average of 4.1 runs (T15th).
Looking at their batting averages this season, the Red Sox are at .234 (ranking 15th in the Major Leagues), while the Blue Jays are batting .248 (7th).
In terms of total home runs this season, the Blue Jays lead all teams 26. Alternatively, the Red Sox are at the opposite end of the home run standings, hitting just 11 (T25th).
Finally, looking at their runs batted in, the Red Sox have recorded 72 RBIs to rank 14th in the MLB this season. Comparatively, the Blue Jays have recorded 78 RBIs to rank T8th.
The Blue Jays have an earned run average of 3.72 this season (T17th in the Majors), while the Red Sox have an ERA of 3.72 (T17th).
Turning our attention to total strikeouts, the Red Sox have recorded 172 this season, ranking 6th in the MLB. Meanwhile, the Blue Jays rank 12th for total strikeouts, recording 158.
Opponents are batting an average of .243 against the Blue Jays this season (23rd in the Major Leagues). Comparatively, the Red Sox's opponents are at .227 (13th).
Here are their first innings moneyline records in 2022.
Here are their records after the first three innings in 2022.
The Red Sox have a 10-9 O/U record in the First Innings O/U 0.5 Runs market this season. The Blue Jays also have a 10-9 O/U record.
The Red Sox recorded a 7-1 victory over the Blue Jays at Rogers Centre yesterday. That result snapped the Blue Jays' four-game winning streak against the Red Sox. Xander Bogaerts went yard en route to that victory, hitting a home run to go with an RBI.