Blue Jays Favorites To Avoid Elimination
The Toronto Blue Jays find themselves on the verge of elimination against the pennant favorites the Texas Rangers. The Ranger are overall -500 favorites to take the series, despite the Blue Jays being favorited tonight.
The game starts at 8:05 p.m. ET. The Blue Jays are -145 favorites, though they originally opened as +136 underdogs but have moved to favorites to keep the series going.
The Blue Jays are 4-3 against the Yankees head-to-head this season. Texas is also comfortable in Toronto, they have won two of the three games they have played. The Jays have lost six of their last seven games, a rut that could not have come at a worse time.
The total is set at 9.5 runs. The Blue Jays are 9-3 on the OVER when closing as home underdogs. The Rangers, though, trend toward the UNDER when playing against pitchers with ERAs better than 3.51.