On Thursday, April 21, 2016 two of the best teams in the AL East will take the field in the final game of a three game series. This series and game is being played at Oriole Park at Camden Yards in Baltimore, Maryland. The Blue Jays won the first game in the series by the score of 4-3. In this game, Marco Estrada will take the mound for the Jays while Chris Tillman takes the bump for the Orioles. The Blue Jays are -112 favorites at MyBookie in this game of the series.
Toronto Blue Jays vs Baltimore Orioles MLB Betting Spread
When: Thursday, April 21, 2016
Where: Oriole Park at Camden Yards in Baltimore, Maryland
Stream Option: MLB TV
Pitching Matchup: Estrada vs. Tillman
MLB Odds: Blue Jays -112 at MyBookie.ag
Why Bet the Blue Jays
Toronto is expected by many to win the AL East this season. Currently they are 8-7 and sit in 2nd place behind the Orioles. They have won three games in a row as of Wednesday. Power hitting third basemen Josh Donaldson leads the team with five HR’s and 13 RBI’s currently. Everyone knows the Jays for their great hitting, but it’s been the pitching that is surprising many to start the 2016 season. They are currently in the top 10 in many pitching categories across the MLB. Marco Estrada takes the hill and has a 1-1 record with a 2.77 ERA on the season.
Why Bet the Orioles
The Baltimore Orioles currently lead the AL East with a 8-4 record. But they have lost four of their last five games and seem to be going through a slight slump. Manny Machado leads the team in nearly every stat with 5 HR’s and a .392 batting average. The addition of Mark Trumbo has been huge for Baltimore as well. Trumbo is batting .383 with 5 HR’s and 11 RBI’s so far this season. On the mound will be Chris Tillman who has a 1-1 record with a 5.11 ERA coming into this game.
Expert Score & Prediction
These two teams need every game they can get when playing each other. Both expect to be in the hunt when it comes to playoff time. They both have dynamic offensive players who can put up runs. The Blue Jays have a slight pitching edge in this game with Estrada over Tillman. But the Orioles are at home. The Orioles are also underdogs in this game which makes them a juicy play. Bet the Baltimore Orioles +121 on Thursday as they win the final game of this series. The final score prediction is Orioles 6 and Blue Jays 4.